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Cougar Creek, Canadian Pack Trip
from $2,019
Summary:
Pack trips through the Canadian Rockies - the real deal with awe-inspiring scenery and remote camp sites.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018 7 day pack trips: 17 (FULL) Jun; 15 (FULL) Jul; 5 (FULL) Aug; 8, 23 (FULL), 30 (FULL) Sept.
  • 2018 10 day pack trips: 24 Jun; 12, 26 Aug.
  • 2018 Great Plains Trail & Mount Prairie Spring Edition: 26 May (FULL)
  • 2018 Mount Prairie Combo: 8 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n or 10d/9n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hrs per day with breaks
  • Meeting point: Calgary Airport (YYC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot, canter on a good horse. Intermediate for Great Plains
  • Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from Calgary airport or town at around 4pm. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour. Return transfer arrives to the airport approx. 11am.
Sparkling Waters
from $3,115
Summary:
Wild camping trip in the pristine nature of the Yukon
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 27 May; 17 June; 8, 28 July; 15 August; 2 Sept
  • Trip Length: 13 days / 12 nights/ 11 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.
  • Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. It is a ten minute drive to the ranch.
Taking a rest
from $3,149
Summary:
The ultimate challenge - cross the High Andes along the remote historic route. For the adventurous, tough and reasonably fit only.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 14 Jan; 18 Feb; 28 Dec
  • Additional dates are available on requests for groups of 10 or more from Dec - March.
  • Trip Length: 9 days / 8 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.
  • Group Size: 6-14
  • Transfer: Included from Santiago and back to Mendoza at end of ride. Transfer time is approx 2 hours.
Riding in Tibet
from $4,079
Summary:
Unique cultural experience of the Tagong Horse Race Festival and riding in the remote mountains with nomadic herders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 17 July
  • Trip Length: 19 days /18 nights /11 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Chengdu Airport, China (CTU)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2017: all road transfers are included
    2018: all road transfers are included
Riding in Tibet
from $3,409
Summary:
Unique cultural experience of the Tagong Horse Race Festival and riding in the remote mountains with nomadic herders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 25 June
  • Trip Length: 16 days /15 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
  • Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2018: transfers included
Ecuador Trail to Pinan Lake
from $1,645
Summary:
Join this pack trip as personal guests of the owners of a large working hacienda. They will accompany you on this adventurous trek and explore the Andes mountains on horseback following remote valleys and over high passes until you reach the isolated and pristine Lake Pinan.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 21 February; 7, 21 March; 11, 18 April; 9, 23 May; 13, 27 June; 11, 18, 25 July; 8, 15, 22, 29 August 12, 26 September; 17, 31 October; 14, 28 November; 5, 12, 26 December
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Quito Airport (UIO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk, trot and canter and have a confident seat over steep terrain. Min age 12
  • Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
Horse riding in Abysinnia Ethiopia
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
Highlights of Ethiopia including Lalibella and riding on the Ethiopian Highlands with the semi nomadic Oromo people. Amazing and unusual trip.
Departure Dates:
  • 21 November (Lalibela extension takes place before the ride)
  • Trip Length: 14d /13n /8d riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Addis Ababa (ADD)
  • Riding Ability Required: Ability to walk, trot and canter
  • Group Size: 6-10
  • Transfer: Included from Addis Ababa. Transfer time is approximately 20 minutes
Stunning scenery all around
from $3,495
Special Offer:
15% early booking discount for bookings confirmed before the end of February 2018.
Summary:
Adventure of a lifetime; for intrepid explorers only, from novice rider onwards. Camping trail with pack horses in an untouched part of east Kazakhstan
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 1 July; 1 August; 1 September
  • Trip Length: 17 days/ 16 nights/ 12 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ust-Kamenogorsk (UKK)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter but both novice and experienced riders can be accommodated.
  • Group Size: 5-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
The Great Silk Road
from $1,519
Summary:
An adventurous 14 day camping trek through spectacular valleys, passes and canyons in the heart of the Pamir Alai mountains.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: 3 July; 14 August; 11 September
  • 2018: 17 June; 15 July; 19 August; 16, 30 September.
  • Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights / 8 riding days
    Shorter treks possible on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Osh Airport, Kyrgyzstan (OSS)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, reasonably fit
  • Group Size: 2-7
    Small group supplements apply, please see detailed prices.
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
Horses by the lake
from $1,995
Summary:
A point to point camping adventure combining the green Orkhon Valley with the Gobi Desert and mountain ranges. Opportunities to ride camels and for fast riding on the steppes, for experienced riders. Luggage is transported by camel or vehicle.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: Every Saturday from the 29 April to 16 September. Private tours can be arranged on request.
  • 2018: Every Saturday from 5 May to 15 September. Private tours can be arranged on request.
  • Trip Length: 13d/12n/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2017: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
    2018: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
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