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New Zealand Tekapo Expedition
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
Pack your swag and get ready for the ultimate New Zealand adventure; cross rivers, traverse the snow-capped mountains aboard sure-footed Clydesdale X TB horses. Luggage and equipment is carried by pack horses while overnights are under canvas or in shearing sheds. Suitable for fit novice riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 1 November
  • Trip Length: 14 days/13 nights/11 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-9 hours
  • Meeting point: Christchurch International Airport (CHC), New Zealand
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards with a good level of fitness and ready for a challenge
  • Usual Group Size: 5-16
  • Transfer: 2019: From Christchurch return $110pp, payable on site
Passing through an old farmyard along the trail.
from $1,645
Special Offer:

Early Booking Offer - £90* discount if booked before 28 February 2020 (*subject to currency fluctuations)

Summary:

Starting from Kvebergsøya, a beautifully restored traditional 16th century farm in the high mountain area of Norway learn to harness and drive horses before setting out on an adventurous 3 day driving trail through the high mountains of Norway. This holiday is suitable for those with no experience of driving.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: July 5, 19; August 2, 16, 30.
  • Other dates in July and August available on request
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours (driving)
  • Meeting point: Hjerkinn Train Station, an easy train ride from Oslo (4 hours) or Trondheim
  • Riding Ability Required: None as carriage driving can be done instead of riding. No previous driving experience is neccesary
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from Hjerkinn Train station (35 mins drive)
Sled driving on the road to Roros
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

Adventurous sled journey to Roros market, driving Dolahest and Swedish cold blood horses, great for non riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 28 Feb; 7 March
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: Full day activities, not necessarily riding
  • Meeting point: Røros Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: No riding ability at all is required as you are driving horses and not riding.
  • Usual Group Size: 8-16
  • Transfer: Included from Røros
Riding in Norway
from $1,285
Summary:

Heritage farm stay with many farm and nature activities as well as riding and driving.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Available upon request from 25 June until 29 August.
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n, shorter stays available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: As requested
  • Meeting point: Hjerkinn Train Station, an easy train ride from Oslo (4 hours) or Trondheim
  • Riding Ability Required: None as carriage driving can be done instead of riding
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from Hjerkinn Train station (45 mins drive)
Plateau view riding in Portugal
from $1,769
Summary:

Centre based riding holiday in beautiful mountainous natural park just north of Lisbon. The riding centre offers trails in different directions each day or tuition and jumping. Accommodation is in a nearby 4* B&B surrounded by beautiful nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Saturday departures available all year round
  • High Season: July and August
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
    Tailor-made programmes and shorter stays available upon request.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Lisbon airport. Meeting time according to flight schedule.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders secure in all paces for trails, all levels for lessons.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020: €75pp each way from Lisbon Airport. Payable on site.
Miklosvar Manor
from $1,385
Summary:
Relaxed riding, unspoilt nature and a warm welcome from a local nobility on this trail with very historic restored accommodation including Ceausecu's former Hunting Lodge.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Intensive: Apr 5, 19; May 3*, 17*; Jun 7*, 21*; Jul 5, 19; Aug 2, 16, 30; Sept 13, 27; Oct 11, 25.
  • (* High Season)
  • Trip Length: Intensive programme: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 days riding (It is also possible to extend the itinerary by one day)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 to 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Bucharest Henri Coanda (OTP); Bucharest Banesa (BBU), Targu Mures (TGM) or Sibiu (SBZ) The drive is 3hrs 40 mins from Bucharest.
    A pick up can also be arranged from Brasov Train Station (a four hour jouney from Bucharest North railway station)
  • Riding Ability Required: Be able to walk, trot and canter comfortably on a good horse
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 8
  • Transfer: From €85pp from Bucharest airport, please see detailed information in the 'Itinerary' tab, prices depend on accommodation availability.
Summary:

This is a 5 star horseriding holiday in the African bush. Here you will enjoy full service luxury in the beautiful accommodation where tailormade itineraries are the order of the day. Fantastic horses and riding to suit all levels.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 10 Jan-19 Mar; 1-29 May; 8-30 Jun; 1-30 Sept; 4 Nov-14 Dec
  • High Season: 20 Mar-30 Apr; 30 May-7 Jun (Game Census); 1 Jul-31 Aug; 1 Oct-3 Nov; 15 Dec-9 Jan 2021
  • Trip Length: Game Census - 9d/8n
    Other times, 3 - 14 days as required
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours or as desired
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg Airport (JNB) or close to airport hotels
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels accommodated
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6 in riding group
  • Transfer: 2020: approx. £189 each way per 1-3 seat vehicle, approx. 3 hours. Other car sizes are available, rates are approximate and are subject to change.
Summary:

All round fun riding holiday with game viewing, rides over varied terrain, polocross and swimming with a superb selection of horses. Everyone will enjoy this one!

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 6 Jan - 14 Feb; 1 Mar - 4 Apr; 20 Apr - 10 Jul
  • 2020 High Season: 15 - 28 Feb; 4 - 19 Apr; 11 Jul - 4 Jan 2021
  • Trip Length: As desired although a minimum stay of three nights applies throughout the year
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours but very flexible
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg International Airport (O R Tambo Airport), South Africa (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-12
  • Transfer: 2020: £99 each way. Departures are at set times and take 3hrs.
    Arrival: 10.30 transfer from JNB (arrive by 09.30).
    Departure: 14.00 transfer from the ranch (flights to be booked after 8pm).
    Alternative/private transfers can be arranged, see itinerary.
Summary:

Situated in the rolling hills of KwaZuluNatal province this five star lodge offers beautiful Arab horses, magnificent accommodation and excellent food. Plentiful plains game on the reserve. Suitable for beginners.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Tailor-made: all year round, any day arrival or departure.
  • 2020 Ride, Relax and Big 5:
  • Low Season: 1, 15 Feb; 5 Dec
  • High Season: 21 Mar; 9 May; 29 Aug; 3, 31 Oct
  • Trip Length: Any length stay
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner on can be accommodated, experienced riders are separated.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: From Johannesburg R5800 for 1-4 people, approx. 5.5 hours. From Durban R4900 per vehicle for 1-4 people, approx. 4 hours. All prices each way. Please arrive before midday for transfers.
Summary:

Based at a beautifully restored hacienda in the heart of Andalusia all levels of rider can enjoy a mix of lessons and riding out while there are many activities for non-riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Open February - November, minimum stay of 3 nights. Low season: Feb; Mid season: Mar; High season: Apr to Nov.
  • Trip Length: Minimum of 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Malaga Airport (AGP)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2020: 40 min drive from Malaga Airport, €130 return per car between 8.00am and 7.00pm, payable on site. Hotel pick up possible - please enquire. Transfers are also available from Santa Ana Train station in Antequera, €50 round trip per car.

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