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Summary:

Enjoy an active ranch holiday at this authentic Mexican ranch close to Mexico City. Well-known for its Friesian stallions and other quality horses, you can explore the surrounding mountains and national parks on horseback, visit local volcanos and indulge in all-you-can-eat Mexican cuisine with complimentary beer and wine. As well as riding, the ranch offers a swimming pool, jacuzzi, basketball courts and a games room making it an ideal destination for groups of riders and non-riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Any day departures. The ranch is open all year round.
  • Trip Length: Minimum stay is 3 nights. During Easter (April14-21) and Christmas and New Year (December 20 - January 4) there is a 7 night minimum stay.
  • Approximate riding time per day: Up to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: México City International Airport (MEX), Mexico
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident novices onwards. Riders need to be able to control a horse at walk, trot and canter in open countryside.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-12
  • Transfer: 2019: From México City International Airport, $50 USD per car, maximum 4 people, payable on-site.
Summary:
A fantastic based stay at a Hacienda style ranch just 300 metres from the Atlantic Ocean.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: Agadir Beach Trail - Open all year round.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n. Shorter stays can be arranged
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2/3 hours per day or 4/5 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Agadir Airport (AGA)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident and secure at all paces and have experience of riding out.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point (week-long stays). Transfer time is approximately two hours
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:
  • 2019 Low season: 16 Jun to 13 July. 3 Nov to 14 Dec
  • 2019 Mid season: 4 May to 15 Jun; 14 Jul to 12 Oct; 15 Dec to 21 Dec
  • 2019 High season: 13 Oct to 2 Nov; 22 Dec to 31 Dec
  • 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: 2019/20: Included from meeting point (45 mins). Transfers can also be arranged from Ouarzazate for €140 per vehicle (1-8pax) each way, payable on site.
fun in the sea
from $2,579
Special Offer:

Group discounts available for 2020 bookings, please enquire

Summary:
Magical beach riding in Africa's hottest new destination. All levels of rider catered for. Luxury beachfront accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request.
  • Trip Length: 5 days / 4 nights / 5 days riding. Other length of stays may be accommodated, please enquire.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-4 hrs
  • Meeting point: Vilanculos Airport (VNX)
  • Riding Ability Required: For all levels of rider from beginners on.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately 15 minutes.
beach gallop
from $4,445
Special Offer:

Group discounts available for 2020 bookings, please enquire

Summary:

Magical beach riding in Africa's hottest new destination. For all levels of rider, swim with your horse, explore the beaches, scuba dive and snorkel in this tropical paradise.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Vilanculos Airport (VNX)
  • Riding Ability Required: For all levels of rider from beginners on.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time is approximately 15 minutes.
Giraffes!
from $2,869
Summary:
Luxurious private game lodge with fast riding on Arab and X horses with, ideal destination for groups of mixed riders and non riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: Open all year, any day departure except weeks of endurance competitions.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 7 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Windhoek town or Hoseo Kutako Airport (WDH)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2019: From Windhoek town €110 (40 min) or Windhoek airport €200 (1hr) return per vehicle (max 4 passengers). Transfers payable upon booking.
    2020: From Windhoek town €100 (40 min) or Windhoek airport €200 (1hr) return per vehicle (max 4 passengers). Transfers payable upon booking.
New Zealand Hunter River Valley
from $2,245
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: 16 Dec.
  • 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: 2019/20: 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 $1,675
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 $2,055
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 $1,279
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)

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