Working cattle estancia near Cordoba, Argentina. Ride with gauchos and experience Argentine hospitality, lovely accommodation and learn to play polo. All levels.
Combine the essence of the Argentinian experiences: Ride on the pampas at all paces, learn cattle work from the gauchos on a working estancia, learn to play polo with the locals and visit Buenos Aires in one convenient holiday. This ride is aimed at riders and accompanying non-riders.
This horseback riding holiday is sold exclusively by Unicorn Trails and combines the best of a wildlife safari and cattle work in the largest tropical wetland in the world. Forward going Pantaneiro horses, comfortable fazendas and a night in hammocks with plenty of cultural highlights make for a great equestrian vacation.
Rio Grande do Sul highlights in one itinerary starting with a 3-day horseback riding trail around the lagoons, beaches and wetlands of Lagoa do Peixe National Park on Lusitano horses. Then transfer inland to ride criollos on a trail of dramatic canyons and waterfalls with lush green rain forest in the bottom and open grass plateau above, stopping at small fazendas to join the cattle work of the local gauchos. Comfortable ensuite accommodation throughout.
Experience Canada's wild-west on this working guest ranch at the foot of the Coast Mountains in western Canada. Relax and get away from modern life in this uninhabited landscape, enjoying horseback riding in small groups aboard quality horses. There are plenty of activities to keep non-riders busy. This destination offers the tranquility of a remote location, comfortable accommodation and horseback riding for all levels.
This horseback riding vacation is held at a relaxed working cattle-guest ranch in Saskatchewan, and has plenty to explore for equine adventurers. Experience the cowboy way of life under the endless sky of the Canadian prairies, while overnighting in simple log cabins with en-suite rooms. Relax in the hot tub after each day.
Experience Alberta in all its autumn glory on this horseback riding adventure, just an hours drive from Calgary. Unlike some equine pack trips, this ranch-based vacation provides comfortable accommodation to come home to each evening, making this horseback riding vacation particularly special. Breakfast and dinner are served in the guesthouse, while lunches are held on the trail as a picnic. Riders will need good riding fitness and be comfortable at a walk, trot and canter to fully enjoy this trip.
This ranch-based horseback vacation is based at two locations, one each side of the continental divide. Start the equine adventure riding though the stunning Kannanaskis County of Alberta, before loading the horses to drive to British Columbia for the second stage of the ride. Here horseback riders will enjoy riding through the larch forests. This is the perfect equestrian vacation for intermediate riders.
Take a horseback riding vacation through the forests and meadows of Kananaskis country, before exploring the higher reaches of the Rocky Mountains. Camp in unspoilt locations surrounded by the vastness of nature, just as the first explorers of this country did whilst enjoying hearty food by campfire. This horseback ride has some rugged trails, riders will need good balance and control of the horse through these sections, we recommend intermediate or above for this one.
This horseback riding vacation is 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 the knowledgeable guides.
While on the trail, accommodation is in canvas tents out in the wilderness, this trip really gets horseback riders close to nature.