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New Zealand Hunter River Valley
from $2,275
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:
  • 2019: 27 Jan (full): 19 Apr; 16 Dec
  • 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: 2019: Return transfers included from Queenstown Airport or local hotel. Transfers will depart and return to Queenstown at approximately 12 noon.
Passing through an old farmyard along the trail.
from $1,749
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:
  • 2019; 7, 21 July; 4 (FULL), 18 August; 1, 8 September
  • 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 $2,145
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 $1,335
Summary:

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

Departure Dates:
  • 2019; Available upon request from Mid June until Mid 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)
Special Offer:

Group discounts: 60% off for 1 person in group of 5, free place for 1 person in group of 7 or more.

Summary:
Expert dressage tuition on top Lusitano horses. Great for dressage enthusiasts and non-riders alike.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: all year round from 2 Jan to 23 Dec, any day arrival.
  • Trip Length: Suggested 8 days/7 nights or as you wish. There is a minimum of 3 nights and a 20% discount for stays of 10 nights.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1.5 to 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Lisbon Airport or city
  • Riding Ability Required: From intermediate riders onwards with a interest for dressage. Prior knowledge of dressage is useful and riders should have willingness and openness to learn.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8 (max. 3 riders in a lesson)
  • Transfer: 2019: approx. £42 each way to/from Lisbon Airport and £45 each way to/from a hotel in Lisbon. Transfers are per car (maximum 3 people) and take less than one hour. Transfers are payable upon booking.
Portugal Panoramic Plateau
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:
  • 2019: Saturday departures available all year round
  • 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: 2019: €75pp each way from Lisbon Airport. Payable on site.
Lion in the Tuli Block
from $2,259
Summary:
All the excitement viewing Big game with excellent riding in Botswana and South Africa for experienced riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019:
  • High Season: 16, 23, 30 Aug; 6, 13, 20, 27 Sep; 4, 11, 18, 25 Oct; 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Nov; 6, 13, 20, 27 Dec.
  • 2020:
  • Low Season: Friday to Friday in Jan, Feb, Dec
  • Mid Season: Friday to Friday in Mar, Apr, Jun
  • High Season: Friday to Friday in May, Jul, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: The information desk at 10.00am in Arrivals at Johannesburg Airport (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident intermediate to experienced. Min age 10.
  • Usual Group Size: 1 - 8. Private groups can be up to 10.
  • Transfer: 2019: Option 1: road transfer - approx. £300pp return JNB-Camp Davidson-Tuli-JNB. Option 2: road transfers as above with light aircraft transfer on Day 8, minimum 2 pax, price TBC.
    2020: Road transfer - £312pp return JNB-Camp Davidson-Tuli-JNB.
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:
  • 2019 Low Season: 9 Jan to 9 Feb; 1-31 May; 10 Jun to 10 Jul; 1 Nov to 14 Dec.
  • High Season: 15 Dec 2018 to 8 Jan; 10 Feb to 30 Apr; 1 to 9 Jun (Game Census); 11 Jul to 31 Oct; 15 Dec to 9 Jan 2020.
  • There is a special rate for stays of 7 nights or more available throughout the year excluding 15 Dec to 8 Jan, 20 Mar to 30 Apr, 10 Jul to 31 Aug and during the Game Census.
  • 2020 Low Season: 10 Jan - 19 Mar; 1 0 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
  • There is a special rate for stays of 7 nights or more available throughout the year excluding during the Game Census.
  • 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: 2019: approx. £179 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:
  • 2019 High Season: 16-23 Feb; 20-26 Apr; 1 Jul-6 Jan 2020.
  • 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: 2019: £90 each way
    2020: £98 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 below 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:
  • 2019: All year round, any day arrival or departure.
  • (High Season 01 Jan - 30 Apr, 01 July - 31 Dec 2019)
  • 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: 2019: From Johannesburg R5200 per vehicle for 1-2 people, R5600 per vehicle for 3-6 people, approx. 5 hours. From Durban R4500 per vehicle for 1-3 people, approx. 4 hours. All prices each way. Please arrive before midday for transfers

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