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Cotopaxi Volcano rising in the background
from $2,249
Summary:

Point to point trail along the Avenue of Volcanoes in the Ecuadorean Andes. Accommodation in various haciendas and one refuge en route.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020 Avenue of Volcanoes: Jan 10; Feb 21; Mar 13; May 5; Jul 31; Sept 11; Oct 9; Dec 11.
  • 2020 Cotopaxi Volcano and Haciendas: Jan 17; Apr 3; Jun16.
  • Trip Length: 9 days/ 8 nights/ 7 days riding - Avenue of Volcanoes
    8 days/7 nights/6 days riding - Cotopaxi Volcano & Haciendas Ride
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Quito Airport (UIO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders able to walk, trot and canter in varied terrain. Minimum age 10 years (must be a good rider).
  • Usual Group Size: 2-12 - Small group supplement payable for groups of 2/3.
  • Transfer: Return transfers from Quito are $100 return per car. Payable on site. Transfer time approximately 1 hour
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: 23 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: Return transfers from Quito are $100 return per car. Transfer time approximately 1 hour Payable on site.
Mountains
from $3,505
Summary:
Point to point trail through the Ecuadorean Andes. Accommodation in various haciendas, hostels and campsites.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Aug 14; Nov 20
  • Trip Length: 12 days/11 nights/10 days riding 3-6 hours per day
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-9 hours
  • Meeting point: Quito Airport (UIO)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders able to walk, trot and canter in varied terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: Return transfers from Quito are $100 return per car. Transfer time approximately 1 hour Payable on site.
Riding in the desert in Egypt
from $1,269
Summary:

Head to Egypt for year round sun and fantastic beach and desert riding on spirited Arab horses. The ideal break for families or riders who are travelling with non riding companions, this destination offers luxury 5 star hotel accommodation alongside resort activities, camel riding, boat trips and 3 hours riding per day.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Dates available on request year round
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Hurghada International Airport (HRG)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident and secure at all paces and have experience of riding out.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Transfer from/to airport is included
Horse riding in Abysinnia Ethiopia
from $2,675
Summary:

Highlights of Ethiopia including Lalibella and riding on the Ethiopian Highlands with the semi nomadic Oromo people. Amazing and unusual trip.

Departure Dates:
  • 24th November
  • Lalibela extension: 22nd November
  • 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
  • Usual Group Size: 6-10
  • Transfer: Included from Addis Ababa. Transfer time is approximately 20 minutes
Beautiful ruska landscape
from $1,929
Summary:
Come enjoy the spectacular Autumn colours of magical Lapland. Ride Finnish horses on this exciting trail in the Arctic Circle and witness Finnish hospitality at its best.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jul 20, 27; Aug 3, 10.
  • Trip Length: 6 days / 5 nights / 4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 8-10 hours
  • Meeting point: Kittilä Airport, Finland. It may also be possible to fly into Enontekiö Airport if flights are available.
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 4-6
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
View of Armagnac Trail
from $1,169
Summary:

The point to point trek is unguided and for experienced riders only who are confident and capable of looking after horses unaided by a guide, offering a wonderful opportunity to see rural France at its best. For fit riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Sundays from April to mid October, dates by arrangement
  • Trip Length: 7 days / 6 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Approximately 5 - 6 hours in the saddle daily
  • Meeting point: Mont de Marsan Railway Station or Gabarret bus station.
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be riding fit and able to walk, trot and canter for trail. Minimum age 12
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6 (unguided)
  • Transfer: 2020: €80 return per car from Mont de Marsan; from Agen €90. Payable on site
Summary:
Based stay and flexible for all riders and great for families with non-riders. Explore miles of golden sandy beaches, shaded forests, watersports and typical French cuisine.
Departure Dates:
  • 2020: All year round (closed 20 December - 10 January). Sunday arrivals, please speak to Travel Advisor.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights. Longer/shorter stays can be taken.
  • Approximate riding time per day: Flexible but from 2-6 hours.
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport or Morcenx train station, France
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 6
  • Transfer: 2020: €45 per person each way from Bordeaux for 2-8 people, payable on site. Please arrange flights to arrive before 15:30 and depart after 13:00. Transfers for 1 person can often be arranged from Bordeaux, otherwise pick-up will be at Morcenx train station.
beach gallop in the surf!
from $1,389
Summary:

Point to point trail for fit intermediate riders onwards, lots of fun with very good horses. There is fantastic beach riding available all year round, basic accommodation and organisation, riding around 40km/6hrs each day at all paces.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Feb 16, 23; Mar 1, 15, 22; Apr 5, 12, 19, 26; May 10, 17, 24, 31; Jun 7, 14, 21, 28; Jul 5*, 12*, 26*; Aug 9*, 16*, 30; Sept 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov 1, 8 (* includes 1 night camping)
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport, France (BOD) Or you can go to Morcenx train station
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit intermediate riders onwards. Must be confident at all paces including gallop and comfortable riding for long periods over rough and challenging terrain. Minimum age 12.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-14
  • Transfer: 2020: From Bordeaux Airport at 16:00, minimum of 2 people for €45 per person each way. Return transfer for flights departing after 12:30. Payable on site. Hire cars are available at the airport.
Riding through the vinyards of Bordeaux
from $2,229
Summary:

A trip for wine-lovers! Fast riding through rolling hills covered with vineyards, visits to medieval castles and extensive wine tasting.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 10, 31 May; 12 (FULL), 20 Sept; 3 (FULL), 11 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6hrs
  • Meeting point: Bordeaux Airport (BOD) at 18.30
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident at a walk trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 5-10
  • Transfer: From Bordeaux Airport, €20pp return at 18:30. Transfer time is approximately 40 minutes from the airport. Riders arriving at Bordeaux train station must take the shuttle to the airport.
    Departure transfer is at 09.00.

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