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Summary:

Historical Hacienda set in the Andean Mountains surrounded by snow capped volcanoes, riding for all abilities and mini trails into the cloud forest.

Departure Dates:
  • All year round (closed: 24 Dec - 2 Jan)
  • Trip Length: Hacienda stays can be arranged per night. We highly recommend a 7 night stay to include one of the mini trails
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Quito airport (UIO) or hotel
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate level: Walk, trot, canter (beginner riders can be accommodated on a separate programme with advance notice)
  • Usual Group Size: 2-12
  • Transfer: $50 per car each way. Payable on site. Transfer time approx 1 hour
Neck reining
from $1,195
Summary:

A welcoming ranch in unspoilt countryside with tuition and vried riding out for intermediate riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Every Saturday between May and October
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Beziers Airport (BZR)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards, please see programme details.
    Minimum age 16
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: Beziers - €75 per person return payable on site. Transfer time is approximately 1.5 hours. Transfers on arrival are between 15:00 and 17:00 so please make sure flights arrive with enough time to get through immigration etc by 17:00. Departure transfer is available according to flight schedule, preferably after 11am.
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:

Western Ranch in good rugged riding country in the beautiful Algarve. Western schooled horses trained using natural horsemanship, tuition on the trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Any day start and finish from 2 March to 4 August and 24 August to 10 November (minimum stay 3 nights)
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding. Shorter stays are available on request (3 night minimum stay)
  • Approximate riding time per day: Beginner: 18hrs/week (approx 3hrs/day and no full day ride)
    Advanced: 22hrs/week (approx 3-4hrs/day plus a full day ride)
  • Meeting point: Faro Airport (FAO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner and advanced programmes
    Minimum age: 18
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2019: approx. £90pp round trip from Faro Airport, approx. 1 hour.
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.
Riding on the mountains in Uruguay
from $2,579
Summary:

Spend a week in Uruguay at this luxury lodge which offers fast-paced riding on thoroughbred Arabian horses, wild swimming, waterfalls and fantastic accommodation in private cabins. Combine this with visits to vineyards, olive groves and wine tasting. This is one for intermediate riders onwards who want to experience great wines, authentic food, exciting riding and a wonderful place to stay.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16 Aug; 13 Sept; 18 Oct (FULL); 22 Nov; 13, 27 Dec
  • 2020: 16 Jan; 13 Feb; 1 Mar; 2 Apr; 14 May; 27 Aug; 17 Sep; 22 Oct; 19 Nov; 10 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Hotel in Montevideo
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Must have a firm and balanced seat at all paces and be comfortable riding over challenging terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point on Day 2. The taxi from the airport to the hotel on Day 1 is not included.
Summary:
Three miles from downtown Tombstone, famous for the OK Corral shootout, surrounded by miles of rugged, open country, with views of the Dragoon Mountains this ranch offers a varied riding programme suitable for all levels of riders and families  as well as a variety of other activities in the heart of Cochise County.
Departure Dates:
  • Open all year round with any day arrival. Saturday arrivals have a 2 night minimum stay. Please see price list for the different rates throughout the year. Holiday periods of 20 to 26 November and 21 December to 2 January have special rates.
  • Trip Length: Any length stay can be booked (Saturday arrival minimum 2 nights)
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1 hr to 5 hrs - depending on experience and ride length.
  • Meeting point: Tucson, Arizona (TUS)
  • Riding Ability Required: From complete beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size:
  • Transfer: 2019: Included for stays of 7 nights or more, minimum 2 people. Transfers for shorter stays can be booked for $175 each way for a maximum of 4 people.
Summary:

All round cattle ranch with good riding & facilities and a warm welcome. Open all year round and a great winter sun destination.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Low Season: 16 Jun to 28 Sept
  • 2019 Mid Season: 29 Sept to 14 Dec
  • 2019 High Season: 15 Dec to 1 Jan 2020
  • 2020 Low Season: 14 Jun to 26 Sept
  • 2020 Mid Season: 2 Jan to 15 Feb; 19 Apr to 13 Jun; 27 Spet to 12 Dec
  • 2020 High Season: 16 Feb to 18 Apr; 13 Dec to 2 Jan 2021
  • 2021 Mid Season: 3 Jan - 13 Feb
  • 2021 High Season: 14 Feb - 31 Mar
  • Trip Length: Any length stay, minimum stay 3 nights. We suggest 8 days / 7 nights Sunday to Sunday. Please note there is no riding on Sundays.
  • Approximate riding time per day: As required
  • Meeting point: Tucson, Arizona (TUS) airport or hotel pick up
  • Riding Ability Required: From complete beginner onwards. Advanced riders over 8 years old only on half and full day rides.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 15 with two wranglers in one riding group
  • Transfer: 2019/20: Included from meeting point for stays of four nights or more, otherwise $25 pp each way.
Family enjoying ranch riding
from $1,735
Summary:
Combining two of our popular Arizona holidays, this combo gives all the best aspects of ranch activities and allows guests to explore all the different aspects of the ‘real West’. Suitable for riders of all ability and families with a flexible itinerary.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Low Season; 1 June - 30 Sept
  • 2019 Mid Season; 2 Jan - 14 Feb; 1 - 31 May; 1 Oct - 19 Dec
  • 2019 High Season; 15 Feb - 31 Mar; 1 - 30 Apr; 20 Dec - 1 Jan 2020
  • Trip Length: This combo ride is available as an 8d/7n, 11d/10n or 15d/14n option
  • Approximate riding time per day: 1 hr to 5 hrs depending on activities chosen.
  • Meeting point: Tucson, Arizona (TUS)
  • Riding Ability Required: From complete beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size:
  • Transfer: 2019: return transfers from Tucson airport per car (1-10 guests), payable on site: 7 nights - $300; 10 nights - $200; 14 nights - FREE.
Summary:

On the continental divide, 100 miles west of Denver, every ride from this ranch has a view to write home about. Excellent riding and lots of fun team penning the cattle each week.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Sundays from 26th May to 15th September.
  • Week starting 1st September is Adult Only
  • Week starting 8th September is reserved for group bookings.
  • 15% off for weekly stays for week starting 26th May and 1st September.
  • 10% off for weekly stay for week starting 25th August.
  • 5% off for weekly stay for week starting 2nd June.
  • Trip Length: 7days/6 nights
    Other trip lengths available on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Granby, Colorado. Closest Airport is Denver Airport (DEN)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, experienced riders separated and ride on faster rides
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8 in riding groups
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from meeting point. A shuttle runs from Denver to Granby and can be booked online (approx. $80pp) and there is also an AMTRAK. Private transfers can also be arranged - please enquire. Car hire is another option.

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