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These are all of our current ride specific offers. We may also be running offers for certain countries, dates or groups, so please give us a call if you would like to know what is available.

 

Albania


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Medieval Albanian Trails, Albania


The Medieval Albanian Trails horse riding holiday, in Albania
Discover the mountainous landscapes of southern Albania on hardy local horses, whilst staying with local families and learning about their traditions and cultures. Follow ancient caravan routes or trails followed by pre-Roman armies to uncover ancient artefacts and ruined castles. The challenging landscape holds a wealth of beauty and wildlife as you get well off the beaten track.

Current special offers:

Early booking discount: Receive 10% off your 2019 trail ride by confirming your place, with a deposit, before the 31st December 2018.


 

Argentina


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Estancia Los Potreros, Argentina


The Estancia Los Potreros horse riding holiday, in Argentina
Estancia Los Potreros is a renowned riding holiday destination, set in the Cordoba hills in the middle of Argentina. It lies off the beaten track in the heart of this beautiful region and dates from 1574 when it bred mules to be used in the silver mines of Peru. It has been owned by the same Anglo Argentine family for four generations and nowadays is an idyllic getaway for riders and those who enjoy being close to nature. This is a year round destination known for the spectacular riding opportunities that it offers, including based riding, polo and cattle work. The riding herd numbers over 80 so there is a fresh horse to match every rider, and they are kept fresh and willing by taking part in a variety of work and living in a natural herd environment.

Current special offers:

ESCORTED RIDE

Join Far & Ride's Cathy at Los Potreros 9-16 March 2019 and benefit from a 10% discount on normal rates.


 

Botswana


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Ride and Walk Safaris (Motswiri), Botswana


The Ride and Walk Safaris (Motswiri) horse riding holiday, in Botswana
Exclusive, personalised riding and walking safaris based in the remote and beautiful Selinda Reserve in northern Botswana. These camp based safaris show you the spectacular landscapes of the reserve, which features both floodplains and perfectly dry areas and is ideal for a horseback adventure or for exploring on foot. Guests can experience close up encounters with resident and migratory wildlife whilst enjoying the comfort of this remote and relaxing camp.

Current special offers:

Stay for 3 nights and pay for only 2, or double up and stay for 6 nights and pay for only 4! Offer is valid for all bookings with travel dates between 1st November 2018 and 31st October 2019


 

Bulgaria


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The Land of the Thracians, Bulgaria


The The Land of the Thracians horse riding holiday, in Bulgaria
A beautiful ride offered by our partner Bogdan, a qualified vet and experienced riding guide. The Thracian Valley is a beautiful region for riding with lots of smooth terrain, fabulous wines and ancient Thracian and Roman ruins. There are plenty of chances to canter in this area and to experience the real countryside and culture, whilst still enjoying comfortable accommodations and spa opportunities.

Current special offers:

*EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT* - book your place on this ride 2019 by 31st December 2018 and receive a €450 EUR per person discount!


 

Croatia


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Bosko's Ranch and Croatian Culture, Croatia


The Bosko
This friendly Croatian ranch offers varied riding in the countryside and their famous Krka Trail. They have well trained, forward-going horses to take you out along the Cetina river and across the lovely landscapes and there is also the option of fascinating cultural excursions. The Krka Trail is a beautiful adventure through the Croatian countryside where you can enjoy long canters, mountain climbs and even swimming with your horse in the river.

Current special offers:

Do you need a fun, speedy riding holiday with hearty food and drink, beautiful scenery and a taste of local culture?
There is an early booking discount of €100 EUR per person for the Krka trail dates in March & April 2019.


 

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Dalmatian Hinterland, Croatia


The Dalmatian Hinterland horse riding holiday, in Croatia
A based/stationary riding holiday in the Dalmatian Hinterland of Croatia. This ride is suitable for confident intermediate riders and above, happy to ride at all paces through varied scenery. This is a budget-friendly but welcoming destination for those looking for a rural adventure.

Current special offers:

10% discount on week stays booked for anytime between now and February 2019.


 

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Magic of Istria, Croatia


The Magic of Istria horse riding holiday, in Croatia
Istria provides a wonderful setting for horse riding due to its charming landscapes, comfortable climate and the warm hospitality that guests receive. Your guides, Zeljko & Vanja, and their enthusiastic, skilled team have many years of experience in horse riding and trail guiding. Here you can sample traditional cuisine, meet local people and enjoy the company of a great horse and new friends! We have loved Croatia for many years and we have been ourselves so we know its great.

Current special offers:

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT:

Book your 2019 trail ride, with a deposit payment, before the 31st December 2018 and receive €100 EUR per person discount.

Valid for all 2019 trail dates!


 

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Old Mulberry Country Estate, Croatia


The Old Mulberry Country Estate horse riding holiday, in Croatia
A stay on this traditional farm will allow you to explore this lovely Croatian countryside from the back of a horse. The countryside around the estate has an abundance of wildlife and is breathtaking with unspoilt mystical woodlands, hills, fields and crystal clear springs. The undulating terrain allows for riding at all paces. Here you can experience traditional farm life as it was many years ago and enjoy all the farm has to offer. You will love the peace and tranquility of the beautiful surroundings and get to know all the farm animals and spot deer and other wildlife. There are programmes to suit both experienced riders and beginners.

Current special offers:

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: 10% discount on ride programme prices if you book before 1st January, 5% discount on ride programme prices if you book before 1st March.


 

Egypt


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Temples, Tombs and Beaches, Egypt


The Temples, Tombs and Beaches horse riding holiday, in Egypt
Your adventures will take you on a trip through Gezira village to the Nile shore. Pleasure in Luxor comes not only from riding beautiful horses, but also through the opportunity to see true Arabian village life and the splendid nature. There is a wealth of riding options from cantering along the Nile watching buffalo graze along its lush green banks, travelling through the villages on horseback, galloping along the banana and sugar cane fields or visiting the Temples on horseback.

Current special offers:

Bookings for Adventures of Luxor & Makadi Bay for Christmas and New Year programmes will receive:

- GB£250 discount when sharing a room, or
- single room at no extra cost (for single travellers)

Valid for the following departures;
21st-28th December 2018 (Christmas) & 28th December 2018 - 4th January 2019 (New Year).



 

France


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Aquitaine Adventures, France


The Aquitaine Adventures horse riding holiday, in France
Set in the stunning Landes Forest, this ride offers some dreamy beach riding as well as wonderful paths through the forests and across various terrain. The different programmes offer adventures into the Pays Basques, experiencing wild valleys, trips along the Atlantic Coast with vast beaches of foamy waves, perfect for a summertime dip on your horse, and even based stays at the organised and certified riding centre in the pretty resort town of Mimizan-Plage.

Current special offers:

€150 EUR per person early booking discount on the Jumping Programme for January to April 2019 - bookings must be made by 31st December 2018 to qualify.


 

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Cathar Trails (Guided or Unguided), France


The Cathar Trails (Guided or Unguided) horse riding holiday, in France
These rides along the Cathar Trail offer a wonderful opportunity to experience the unblemished countryside of this Southern part of France. Here you will be close to the Spanish border, riding into the Pyrennean mountains and enjoying the red earth and sights of the region. There are both guided and unguided tours so depending on your wishes and level of experience, a trip can be made to suit you.

Current special offers:

Confirm 2019 rides before the end of 2018 and benefit from 2018 prices.


 

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Historical Malbec, France


The Historical Malbec horse riding holiday, in France
Ride through the vineyards of Cahors with its famous Malbec grape and then venture into the wild, isolated valleys of Cele. Discover the famous prehistoric caves of Pech-Merle with it's cave paintings, and pass troglodyte houses carved into the cliffs. Sample local Malbec wines and specialities including the "Black Diamond" truffle!

Current special offers:

Book your 2019 trail holiday, confirmed with a deposit payment, before the 31st of December 2018 and receive 2018 rates for your trip!


 

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Medieval Dordogne, France


The Medieval Dordogne horse riding holiday, in France
Ride through this varied and beautiful region of the Dordogne and discover the history, chateau and bastides the area is known for. Instead of tumbling out of a hot car, you can ride up to the sites and feel at one with the area and its people.

Current special offers:

Book your 2019 trail holiday, confirmed with a deposit payment, before the 31st of December 2018 and receive 2018 rates for your trip!


 

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Wines and Beaches of Bordeaux, France


The Wines and Beaches of Bordeaux horse riding holiday, in France
Explore the vineyards and beaches of the Gironde region whilst stopping for wine tastings and delighting in gastronomic meals. These trails are for lovers of fine food and fine wine as well as riding.

Current special offers:

Book your 2019 trail holiday, confirmed with a deposit payment, before the 31st of December 2018 and receive 2018 rates for your trip!


 

Greece


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Greek Island Escape, Greece


The Greek Island Escape horse riding holiday, in Greece
Riding out of a small, authentic, family run riding stables in the heart of the island town of Molyvos, on the Northern coast of the Island of Lesvos. You will be offered the unique opportunity to explore the surroundings of Molyvos, on horseback. You will ride on wide sandy beaches and discover breathtaking views, from the top of steep, rocky mountains. This island has so much to offer you and it is just waiting to be discovered.

Current special offers:

25% discount for groups of 4 or more who book for 2019, paying a deposit by 31st December 2018.


 

India


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Tours of the Raj, India


The Tours of the Raj horse riding holiday, in India
These breathtaking and luxurious Indian safaris combine the thrill of riding through the magnificent former Raj kingdoms with the experience of riding purebred Indian horses such as the Marwaris, with their beautiful curled ears, and the Sindhis. As you ride across this unspoilt terrain, you will interact with locals as you ride through untouched villages, enjoy a taste of the desert lifestyle, view the flora and fauna of Rajasthan and listen to the rhythms of folk musicians. This is the way to see real India, sharing the experience with likeminded people who have a love for horses, nature and the environment. Your experienced guides have taken special care to ensure that the routes are as varied and interesting as possible and that you find your selected horses to be well bred, appropriately schooled and a pleasure to ride.

Current special offers:

Balotra Horse and Camel Fair Ride: 23 March - 2 April 2019

10% discount on the full trail price when two or more guests book together (single or shared room, riding or non-riding).


 

Mallorca


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Mallorca Tuition & Trails, Mallorca


The Mallorca Tuition & Trails horse riding holiday, in Mallorca
This farm, situated in the idyllic Levante hills of Mallorca, is dedicated to riding and offers tuition and trail rides as well as breeding some impressive Spanish horses. Horse lovers can enjoy the peaceful Mallorcan countryside or can do some more advanced dressage with the stunning stallions bred here. There are traditional style bedrooms, a welcoming restaurant, a swimming pool and terrace for guests to enjoy after a fabulous day spent in the saddle.

Current special offers:

Early Booking Discount

Book to stay at our beautiful Mallorca Tuition and Trails destination before 31 December 2018 and we can offer you a discount of 10% on your 2019 holiday.




 

Mexico


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Silver Mines and Highlands, Mexico


The Silver Mines and Highlands horse riding holiday, in Mexico
Beautiful trails through fascinating cultural and historical areas of Mexico, exploring different terrain with great riding! Follow the old Silver Route Trail, noted by the Mexican President to be the most original itinerary in Mexico, or ride into the Central Highlands and adventure into the landscapes. Wonderful knowledgeable guides help to give you a true taste of Mexico!

Current special offers:

A special offer for Far and Ride repeat customers! Those of you who have booked a riding holiday with us in 2017 will receive the following 'freebies' on one of our Mexican Cultural Trails in 2018:

- 1 extra night in San Miguel de Allende (double occupancy)
- 1 walking tour of San Miguel de Allende
- 1 visit to a specialist horse and rider store in Dolores Hidalgo
- 1 welcome kit (cowboy bandana and a traditional Mexican whip)


 

Morocco


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Great South Ranch, Morocco


The Great South Ranch horse riding holiday, in Morocco
This Moroccan ranch is owned by two French ladies, and is situated between the ocean and mountains. This destination offers trail riding and basic tuition on their beautiful Arab-Barbs and guests can enjoy riding on the beach and along mountain trails. The accommodation is bright and comfortable and stays here are accompanied by traditional Moroccan meals and music. Riding here is very good value.

Current special offers:

Come and enjoy Morocco in the spring!

Book to stay at the Great South Ranch between the 26th of February and 16th of March 2019 and we can offer you €100 EUR pp. discount on 7 night stationary programme with full riding days as well as the full 7-night trails and 7 night programme which includes a mini trail.


 

Namibia


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Okapuka Horse Safaris, Namibia


The Okapuka Horse Safaris horse riding holiday, in Namibia
Okapuka is a malaria-free private game reserve of 10,000 hectares, situated about an hour north of Windhoek, which you can explore from the back of a beautiful Arabian horse. Game sightings are good, including white rhino, and there are long, sandy tracks for fast riding coupled with scenic mountain rides. Non-riders are also well-accommodated here.

Current special offers:

*END OF YEAR SPECIAL *

Stay for 7 nights and only pay for 6 in the period 15th December 2018 - 5th January 2019.


 

Portugal


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Lusitano Dressage, Portugal


The Lusitano Dressage horse riding holiday, in Portugal
Our Lusitano Dressage Centre is a brand new training environment which has been built around the Lusitano horse. The beautiful farm is just 30-40 mins drive from Lisbon and is situated in an area where you can "get lost in time" and feel the rhythm of a typical old Portuguese village surrounded by vineyards, gorgeous landscapes and Montejunto mountain views. At our dressage centre you will ride Lusitano horses for both Dressage and Working Equitation as the horses have been well trained in both these disciplines.

Current special offers:

Winter is coming!

Escape the cold and enjoy the following discounts on any week-long or weekend break taken in December, January or February.

15% Discount for 6 night Programmes
10% Discount for 3 night Programmes


 

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Lusitano Trails, Portugal


The Lusitano Trails horse riding holiday, in Portugal
Beautiful trail rides exploring the Ribatejo region of Portugal. The horses are native Lusitanos, famed for being noble, willing and handsome, and these rides are only suitable for small groups to ensure that everyone has a top class experience on a quality horse. The countryside and culture of this area is wonderful with everything from open meadows, forests and rivers to a day trip at the beach!

Current special offers:

Confirm your booking for the Lusitano or Atlantic Coast trail in 2019 by 31st January 2019, with a deposit payment, and receive a 5% discount on the ride price!


 

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Portugal Showjumping & Dressage, Portugal


The Portugal Showjumping & Dressage horse riding holiday, in Portugal
This is a small family owned equestrian centre with horses and instructors of the highest class. Having been a venue for national and international competition for the last few years, It has now opened its doors to riders from all over the world. Offering lessons in both dressage and showjumping (or a combination of both), with well-schooled horses and knowledgeable instructors, as we all as more relaxed trail rides for those who wish to enjoy the countryside. The picturesque town of Golega is located just 45 minutes drive from the centre and is the site for the annual Lusitano horse fair - a true celebration of the breed Portugal has become so famous for.

Current special offers:

Begin the new year as you mean to go on!

Dedicate some time to work on your dressage, jumping or combined training skills with 15% off all of our Training Programmes when you stay before the 1st of March 2019.


 

Sicily


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A Taste of Sicily, Sicily


The A Taste of Sicily horse riding holiday, in Sicily
This is a small business run by a welcoming host who has a great knowledge and love of this beautiful island. This one week package caters for riders who wish to enjoy exploring the beautiful Sicilian hills on horseback, combining their stay with some sightseeing and wining and dining at local restaurants. Riders are expected to be able to walk, trot and canter although the ride will be very much tailor made to suit your experience.

Current special offers:

Early booking offers, valid until the 31st January 2019;

1) 10% discount for all bookings, confirmed with a deposit by the 31st January 2019.

2) An inclusive 2-day mini trek to a country house across the mountains. Dinner at your destination on day 1 of the ride, return to the farmhouse for overnight and ride back the following day.

3) Free return airport transfer from/to Palermo or Catania.

4) Book a group of 4 people together and the 4th person will stay at half price (50% discount).

* these offers are combinable but are only valid for bookings confirmed before the 31st January 2019.


 

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Sicily Explorer, Sicily


The Sicily Explorer horse riding holiday, in Sicily
These adventurous riding holidays are the perfect way to explore Sicily. You will be riding with one of Sicily's most knowledgeable riding guides, spending full days in the saddle on one of many beautiful routes on the island. These are adventurous rides exploring varied terrain but also offering comfortable accommodations and delicious food and wine.

Current special offers:




 

South Africa


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Horizon Horseback Adventures and Safaris, South Africa


The Horizon Horseback Adventures and Safaris horse riding holiday, in South Africa
Horizon Horseback offers a selection of fabulous based adventures and riding safaris in the Waterberg area of northern South Africa. Just three hours north of Johannesburg, this destination has a choice for everyone from honeymoon couples to adventurous families, single riders to groups of friends (non-riders also welcome). Guests can opt for a mobile safari or an adventure based out of the historic family property, set in a private game reserve alongside a beautiful lake with hippo and surrounding plains game. The choices of riding are almost endless and include outrides through the game reserve, cattle mustering, swimming with the horses in the lake, western games, jumping, cross country or even learning to play polocrosse.

Current special offers:

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF HORIZON!

Horizon Lodge:

25% off for children sharing in July and August 2019

Your stay must be booked with a deposit by 28th February 2019 in order to qualify for this discount.


 

Spain


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Catalan Pyrenees, Spain


The Catalan Pyrenees horse riding holiday, in Spain
The riding centre here offers you trails in the Catalan Pyrenees and in the Natural Parks of Garraf which is 30 kms south west of Barcelona. The riding centre was established in 1992 by a farming family who still take care of livestock. The owner Xavier Pastoret has been a horse riding guide for 30 years and, together with his wife Montse, runs three equestrian centres in the area.

Current special offers:

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT

5% discount on all trail bookings for 2019, confirmed with a deposit payment before the 7th January.


 

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Costa de la Luz, Spain


The Costa de la Luz horse riding holiday, in Spain
Enjoy the experience of combining an exciting horse riding adventure with relaxation and socialisation, on the beautiful Spanish Coast. Your multi-talented owners, hosts and guides Steve and Caroline will do their very best to ensure you have a holiday to remember. The riding centre borders the Barbate nature reserve and offers direct access to fantastic off-road riding through unspoilt forests, as well as unforgettable days on the beach. Long wide firebreaks and twisty forest tracks ensure the park could not have been better designed for horse riding. Each day there are plenty of opportunities for long controlled canters, as well as faster gallops along the soft sandy tracks. Between canters the horses relax and walk at a leisurely pace, enabling you to take in the peaceful tranquillity of the forest.

Current special offers:

Early Booking Special:

Confirm your 2019 holiday (5 or 8 days) before the end of December 2018 and benefit from 2018 prices.

OR:

All repeat customers will benefit from a GB£100 per person discount when booking the 8 day Beach and Forest ride for 2019. Again, this offer is only valid until the 31st of December 2018

February Specials - these apply only for bookings of two or more people:

For the 5 day holiday there is a discount of £50 per person for the dates 6 - 10 Feb, 13 - 17 Feb and 20 - 24 Feb.

For the 8 day holiday there is a discount of £100 per person for the dates 3 - 10 Feb, 10 - 17 Feb and 17 - 24 Feb.

February Specials - these apply only for bookings of two or more people:

For the 5 day holiday there is a discount of £50 per person for the dates 6 - 10 Feb, 13 - 17 Feb and 20 - 24 Feb.

For the 8 day holiday there is a discount of £100 per person for the dates 3 - 10 Feb, 10 - 17 Feb and 17 - 24 Feb.


 

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Luxury Finca (La Donaira), Spain


The Luxury Finca (La Donaira) horse riding holiday, in Spain
This luxurious and exclusive eco-farm, hidden in a conservation area about 25kms from the small town of Ronda, offers the combination of spectacular dressage lessons on their home-bred horses with extremely high levels of accommodation. The farm is 100% organic and features a spa and spring water pool as well as offering high standards of dressage.

Current special offers:

Winter Special rates 2018/19:

Book your intensive dressage or dressage and hacking stay between the 12th November 2018 and 15th January 2019 and receive the following discounts on your stay;

12th November until 3rd December 2018 - 20 %
4th December until 20th December 2018 - 30 %
20th December 2018 - 4th January 2019 - CLOSED
5th January 2019 - 14th January 2019 - 30%

This destination offers truly stunning hospitality, a peaceful location and superb dressage tuition on well schooled, pure-bred Lusitano horses. Your stay will also include a complimentary star-gazing session and introduction to grounded yoga on horseback.