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Wildlife pack trip in Canada
from $2,485
Summary:

An immersive nature experience, travelling on horseback through the Canadian wilderness and exploring the fauna and flora living there. Learn the instincts and habits of an abundance of wildlife including bears, eagles, mountain goats, moose, cougars and wolves from your knowledgeable guides. 

Overnight in canvas tents out in the wilderness, this ride gets you really close to nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: May to October. 7 day programmes start on Sundays, 5 day programmes start on Mondays or Wednesdays.
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/7 days riding or 5 days/4 nights/5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hours per day.
  • Meeting point: The Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Vancouver
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards, riders must be able to mount and dismount unaided
  • Usual Group Size: 1-7
  • Transfer: 2022: Approx. £335 return per person from Vancouver to ranch on set dates. Special group rates available, please enquire. Additional charges applied for transfers at other times. Transfers are payable in advance.
Riding in wild meadows
from $1,695
Summary:
Explore the wilderness of Canada with expert trackers and assist with conservation efforts from this friendly dude ranch. Staying on-site each night, trails into the nearby mountains are home to all sorts of special native species. This is also ideal for non-riding partners who can participate in wildlife treks or other activities on the ranch.
Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 1 May to 31 October. 4 day programmes start Mondays or Thursdays.
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights
    Extra nights available upon request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Vancouver
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-20. Trail rides will be split according to ability with a maximum of 7 per group.
  • Transfer: 2022: Approx. £335 per person return from Vancouver. Special group rates available, please enquire. Transfers are payable in advance.
Sparkling Waters
from $3,479
Summary:

On this trip we head far into the wilderness, bringing all supplies on packhorses with only one resupply by float plane halfway through the trip. This enables us to explore deep into the wilderness, a world away from the usual day trips from Whitehorse. 
A rare chance to experience from horseback the pristine natural beauty of the Yukon, the westernmost of Canada's territories that borders Alaska. As featured in the Telepgraph Travel magazine article.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 2 (FULL), 22 (FULL) Jul; 9 (FULL), 28 (FULL) Aug.
  • 2023: 28 May; 18 Jun; 9, 29 (FULL) Jul; 16 Aug; 2 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 13 days / 12 nights/ 10 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Whitehorse International Airport, Yukon (YXY)
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable in all paces on varied terrain and fit enough to spend up to eight hours a day in the saddle. Because pack horses are in the group, almost the entire ride is at walk.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. It is a ten minute drive to the ranch.
Horses in the Yukon
from $1,759
Summary:

Explore one of the few pristine wildernesses left in the world on these pack trips into the Yukon territory in Canada. You'll enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains, camping accommodation and untouched wilderness. This is a ride for adventurous riders from beginner level onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022 4 day pack trip: 9 Aug
  • 2022 5 day pack trip: 18 Jul; 23 Aug
  • More dates to be added soon
  • Trip Length: 4 nights/5 days/5 days riding
    3 nights/4 days/4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Whitehorse Airport YXY, Canada.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onward.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-6
  • Transfer: 2022: $250 per person return from Whitehorse airport to the ranch, around 50 minutes. Payable on-site in cash.
Gallop in Moon Valley Oct 2011
from $3,599
Summary:

Fantastic riding adventure in the driest desert in the world, the Atacama desert in Chile. Long hours, fast riding, excellent horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: October 23.
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Calama Airport, Chile (CJC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident in walk, trot and canter and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 5-12. A small group supplement is applicable for groups of less than 5,
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour.
Taking a rest
from $3,489
Summary:

The ultimate challenge - cross the High Andes along the remote historic route. For the adventurous, tough and reasonably fit only.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: December 28.
  • 2023: January 22, February 12, March 2
  • Additional dates are available on requests for groups of 6 or more from Dec - March.
  • Trip Length: 10 days / 9 nights / 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Santiago, Chile at 2pm.
    End point of ride - Mendoza, Argentina. It is possible to catch a bus back to Santiago at the end of the ride - this takes 6 hours and costs in the region of $40
  • Riding Ability Required: From fit and confident novice onwards. Min age 10.
  • Usual Group Size: 10-15
  • Transfer: Included from Santiago and back to Mendoza at end of ride. Transfer time is approx 2 hours.
Chile Estancia Ride Patagonia
from Price on enquiry
Summary:

Overnight lodging on comfortable estancias surrounding the Torres Del Paine National Park, exciting riding in the park - wild glaciers and iceberg-filled lakes - and riding with the gauchos on their cattle ranches.

This trip suits experienced riders wishing to combine some local flavour and comfortable accommodation and a high level of service with their outdoor riding adventure.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Enquire for details
  • 2023: Enquire for details
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Punta Arena Airport (PUQ), Chile
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate to advanced with good fitness, minimum age 12, max age 70 (exceptions may be made, please enquire)
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 10
  • Transfer: Included to/from Punta Arenas at set times. Other times will incur a private transfer fee. The transfer will take around 2-3 hours.
Riding in Patagonia
from $4,375
Summary:

Head to the unparrelled wilderness of Northern Patagonia on this week-long farm stay. This destination is remote and for those looking to experience the peace & tranquility of real Patagonian life, far from the usual tourist trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Tuesday to Tuesday, all year-round
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 to 5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Balmaceda Airport, Chile (BBA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice, intermediate or advanced riders are welcome
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 10
  • Transfer: 2022: Return transfer from/to Balmaceda Airport is included if arriving/leaving at set times. If you require a transfer outside of these times the cost is approx. $300 USD one way, payable on-site.
Riding in Tibet
from $3,885
Summary:

Unique cultural experience of the Shamalong Horse Race Festival and riding in the remote mountains with nomadic herders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 28 July.
  • Trip Length: 14 days /13 nights /8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Chengdu Airport, China (CTU)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2022: all road transfers are included
Riding in Tibet
from $3,175
Summary:

Unique cultural experience of the Tagong Horse Race Festival and riding in the remote mountains with nomadic herders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 12 July
  • Trip Length: 10 days / 9 nights / 6.5 days riding OR
    16 days /15 nights /10.5 days riding/hiking (experienced riders only)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Chengdu Airport, China (CTU)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2022: transfers included

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