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Summary:
Enjoy all that the Atlas Mountains have to offer on this relaxing short break. Ride out every day in a different direction or experience a new activity and return to the comforts of the eco lodge.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Low Season: 6 Jan to 14 Feb, 15 Jun to 12 Jul
  • 2020 Mid Season: 15 Feb to 4 Apr, 4 May to 14 Jun, 13 Jul to 25 Oct
  • 2020 High Season: 1 to 5 Jan, 5 Apr to 3 May, 26 Oct to 4 Nov
  • Trip Length: 4-7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hours
  • Meeting point: Marrakech Airport or town
  • Riding Ability Required: All abilities from beginners to experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6 in riding groups
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point (45 mins). Transfers can also be arranged from Ouarzazate for €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.
New Zealand Hunter River Valley
from $2,255
Summary:

A great horse riding holiday to fit in to an extended tour of New Zealand, this trail ride takes you in to the stunning and exclusive landscape around Lake Hawea and the Hunter Valley. Riding at all paces, discover the unspoilt wilderness of South Island on horseback. Accommodation is in remote shearer's quarters given just enough modernisation to be comfortable without spoiling the traditional feeling.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 10 Apr.
  • 2021: 19 Jan; 3 Apr
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Queenstown Airport or local hotel.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders must be comfortable at walk, trot and canter in open spaces and riding over rough, sometimes steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 6-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfers included from Queenstown Airport or local hotel. Transfers will depart and return to Queenstown at approximately 12 noon.
Enjoying the view
from $2,675
Summary:
Riding specially-bred local horses across mountains, through forests and river valleys, this trek utilises pack horses to access some of the most remote and beautiful areas on New Zealand's South Island. Terrain can be steep and challenging at times but there are also opportunities for trot and canter in the valleys. Accommodation is mostly camping or in remote huts used by sheep musters, with good quality locally sourced food.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 4 Feb; 28 Apr; 22 Nov
  • 2021: 15 Mar
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Queenstown Airport or local hotel.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders must be comfortable at walk, trot and canter in open spaces and riding over rough, sometimes steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 6-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Return transfers included from Queenstown Airport or local hotel. Transfers will depart and return to Queenstown at approximately 12 noon.
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
Riding on the beach under Northern Lights
from $1,905
Summary:

Experience the extraordinary natural beauty, Viking culture and history of Lofoten, a remote Norwegian archipelago, 95 miles north of the Arctic Circle with an exceptionally mild climate. Ride on hardy Icelandic horses under the northern lights or midnight sun and stay in warm and cosy lodges. The islands are famous for staggeringly beautiful scenery;  majestic mountains, deep fjords, huge seabird colonies and long, white sand beaches.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 8, 15 Mar; 6, 19, 26 Apr; 10, 17 May; 5 Jun; 27 Sept; 4, 11, 18 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Svolvær Airport (SVJ) or Leknes Airport (LKN), Norway
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from either Svolvær (SVJ) or Leknes Airport (LKN)
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)
Peru Luxury Sacred Valley
from $5,105
Summary:

This exclusive ride is more than an unforgettable riding experience in the Andes combining culture, history and adventure with fine Peruvian cuisine and charming hotels.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Apr 12; May 3, 24; Jul 19; Aug 2, 16; Sept 6, 27.
  • Trip Length: 11 days/10 nights/7 days riding
    **A 7 night itinerary is available - please ask for details**
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Cusco Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards and able to mount and dismount unaided. Riders should be comfortable, secure and in control at all paces and used to riding in open country and over varied terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: Included from Cusco airport between 10h30-11h30. Guests already staying in Cusco will be picked up at their hotel between 11h30-12h00.
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.
Riding in Baikal lake
from $3,095
Summary:

An adventurous horse riding holiday starting in Irkutsk where we drive to the shores of lake Baikal and ride on Orlov cross horses through the Tazheran forest-steppes. Camping and guesthouse accommodation.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: June 24; August 12.
  • Trip Length: 10d/9n/7d riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Irkutsk Airport (IKT)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Must be able to walk, trot and canter. Novice riders by arrangement on own departure dates with modified itinerary.
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 12
  • Transfer: Transfer to Irkutsk airport on Day 10 arriving approx. 16:00 included.
Riding on the edge of the escarpment
from $1,925
Summary:

Enjoy great riding at all paces on beautiful responsive horses in the wilds of the South African highlands with spectacular views, followed by a jeep safari at the famous Kruger Park to see the Big 5. No riding with dangerous game but all the excitement of fast riding and big game!

Departure Dates:
  • 01 Nov 2019 - 31 Oct 2020
  • Please speak to your Travel Consultant
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Kruger Airport (KMIA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate to experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: Option 1: 2-8
    Option 2: 4-8
  • Transfer: Included from Kruger Airport.
    Transfer from ORTIA (Johannesburg) can be arranged for R5250 (per vehicle, one way) if flight arrives at night transfer will be made in the morning. Payable on site.

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