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Based riding holidays involve staying in one place and riding out from the riding centre or base each day, returning there again afterwards. The alternative is trail rides where you move from point to point, staying at different locations each night.

Based rides allow for great flexibility in your riding holiday as they may involve tuition in a variety of disciplines, hacks out or perhaps a combination. Many based riding holidays combine tuition and daily riding with a short trail ride of perhaps one or two nights across the week. This can be a great introduction to longer trail rides. A wide range of budgets are covered with based stays as guests may choose somewhere with basic but comfortable accommodation or choose to take their riding holiday somewhere more luxurious. There are based riding holidays which can offer just one hour of horse riding per day or destinations which can see you enjoy full days in the saddle with picnic lunches.

The other benefit of based riding holidays is that non-riding partners, family or friends can remain at the base whilst you are riding, either relaxing or entertaining themselves with other activities. Riders can also combine their horse riding holiday with other activities such as skiing, watersports, hiking or perhaps visits to local hotspots. A based ride is ideal for those who wish to combine a riding holiday with relaxation and free time for other pursuits, or perhaps those who are simply less accustomed to long hours in the saddle. Based stays can be arranged for any level of rider including those who have never sat on a horse before!

 

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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 at this fantastic farmhouse ride in Sicily, valid until the 30th April 2020;

Solo traveller: - 175 EUR discount
2 travelling together: - 250 EUR discount per person

* Offer only valid for new bookings confirmed with a deposit payment by the 30th April 2020.


 

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African Horseback Safaris (Macatoo), Botswana


The African Horseback Safaris (Macatoo) horse riding holiday, in Botswana
Macatoo Camp is situated on the western side of the Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta in the world. This area is a lure for a variety of magnificent wildlife who depend upon the delta's waters in order to survive and these include lions, hyenas, buffalo, wild dog, elephant, antelope, hippo, crocodiles, warthog, mongoose, genets, monkeys, bush babies and over 400 species of birds (resident and migrant). Guests are invited to join these magnificent safaris, cantering through the Okavango Delta, listening to the calls of the wildlife or riding with a herd of zebra or giraffe across the plains. One of the resident elephants may even join you in camp!


 

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Algarve Coast and Tuition, Portugal


The Algarve Coast and Tuition horse riding holiday, in Portugal
This equestrian centre, one of the Algarve’s most well-known and prestigious, is situated in an upmarket holiday area. It is an ideal location for enjoyable riding, with an abundance of sandy tracks, open landscape full of wildflowers and herbs as well as being close to golden beaches and a nature reserve. The prefect destination for single travellers, as there is no additional supplement for single room use, as well as families, as it offers the unique chance to meet and interact with other children.

The climate means riding is possible throughout the year as, even in winter, the sun is virtually always shining. Warm evenings provide the opportunity for enjoying wonderful sunsets from horseback and the unique experience of riding under a full moon.


 

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Almeria, Spain


The Almeria horse riding holiday, in Spain
This riding base near to Almeria can offer riding along the coast and beach. In this wonderful countryside we can offer you some first class horseriding. Programmes here can be tailor made so do not hesitate to ask if you would like something a little bit different to those listed here. Your host, Manolo is a skilled horseman whilst remaining a kind, caring and attentive host. His love of people, horses and nature is evident in his holidays and he describes horses as "our companions through life".

Current special offers:

Give yourself something to look forward to and ride in the sun at this wonderful destination in southern Spain. Your guide, Manolo is one of the most experienced in the business and is a great host.

We are happy to offer a 10% discounts on all bookings in 2020.

Or, confirm your booking for 2021 and pay 2020 rates as well as receiving a £50 per person discount.

Secure your place with a deposit payment before the end of May to take advantage of these special offers!




 

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Andalucia Trails, Spain


The Andalucia Trails horse riding holiday, in Spain
This unique trekking centre centre, based in the heart of Andalucia, offers 2-8 day treks and trail rides for families, friends and singles, and from the beginner to the experienced rider.

From this base you will explore a beautiful part of Spain, riding free from traffic and walkers, following secret trails in the wonderful countryside. Your hosts' knowledge of the local terrain means that they know all the best trails to suit all abilities or rider. You will ride in remote locations.

Current special offers:

Give yourself something to look forward to!

Confirm your booking for 2021 with a deposit payment before the end of May and pay 2020 rates as well as receiving a GB£50 per person discount!




 

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Ant's Nest and Ant's Hill, South Africa


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These two unique bush homes, Ant's Nest and Ant's Hill, are located on their own private game reserve in the beautiful and diverse Waterberg region of South Africa. They offer some of the most exciting game viewing and horseback riding in Africa and situated at an altitude of 4500 feet above sea level, this wonderful region offers a temperate climate and can be visited all year round. Due to the varying topography and ecology across the reserve, the bush is teeming with an incredible variety of game species from rhino and buffalo to leggy giraffe, rare sable antelope, herds of eland, zebra, wildebeest, big spiral horned kudu to the fleet footed oryx just to mention but a few. There are 300 recorded bird species in the area to add to the exquisite variety of all forms of wildlife that the reserves support.


 

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Arizona Hacienda Ranch, USA


The Arizona Hacienda Ranch horse riding holiday, in USA
The 300 year old ranch is one of the last great haciendas in America. It was established as a guest ranch in 1924, and its history has been lovingly preserved in the beautiful buildings that rest comfortably in the rolling pastures of the high Sonoran Desert.

The ranch boasts more than 320 day of sunshine a year and is just one hour from Tucson, ideally situated at the base of the sacred Baboquivari mountains and bordering the Tohono O'odham Indian Nation. The ranch offers a range of activities, including beautiful trail rides for all abilities, cattle work, sport shooting or simply relaxing.


 

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Arizona Tombstone, USA


The Arizona Tombstone horse riding holiday, in USA
Take a step back in history and ride trails made famous by Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and the outlaw Curly Bill Brocius. Stay in a replica 1880's main street with individually styled rooms representing the store fronts of Tombstone. There are slow walking rides and faster loping rides on offer through the desert landscapes in the heart of Cochise County.


 

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Armagnac Chateau, France


The Armagnac Chateau horse riding holiday, in France
These riding holidays are set in the beautiful French area of Armagnac. Your host, Evelien, is a trained horse riding guide who speaks fluent Dutch, French and excellent English. Her stables of well-trained horses offer the ideal means by which to explore the stunning countryside. You are based at this stunning Chateau.


 

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Azores - Faial Island Trails, Azores


The Azores - Faial Island Trails horse riding holiday, in Azores
This welcoming quinta is based on the island of Faial in the Azores and offers a choice of horseback trails as well as a programme for beginners. Guests are accommodated in comfortable guesthouses each night, sampling local Azorean cuisine and riding a beautiful Lusitano or crossbreed around the island.


 

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Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria


The Balkan Mountains horse riding holiday, in Bulgaria
Situated on the northern side of the Balkan Mountain Range in Bulgaria, on the outskirts of the mountain village of Apriltsi, lies this fantastic riding centre which offers a range of beautiful trail rides and based programmes. Here in the heart of Bulgaria the riding is sensational - far away from traffic, work and everyday life, you can ride right into the mountains to find the freshest air and the cleanest rivers. Nature is everything here and the wildlife adds to the sense of adventure with the smell of the roses and lavendulas, the taste of the cool, white wine made from the local grapes, the real yoghurt and the sun-ripened tomatoes.


 

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Bitterroot Ranch (Wyoming), USA


The Bitterroot Ranch (Wyoming) horse riding holiday, in USA
A Wyoming ranch with some of the best and most diverse horse riding in North America. Located in a remote valley, this ranch offers tuition with certified instructors, a cross country course, team sorting, herding cows, cattle drives, roundups, pack trips and trail rides. Excellent cuisine and outstanding fishing opportunities, along with their Arabian horse breeding programme, make this an exceptional ranch to visit.


 

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Black Hills Ranch (Wyoming), USA


The Black Hills Ranch (Wyoming) horse riding holiday, in USA
This is a genuine working cattle ranch and they have 2000 Black Angus. You will be able to participate in most of the activities accompanied by the wranglers. The ranch is next to a pure blue lake surrounded by rocky outcrops and you will be able to explore the Black Hills on horseback.


 

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Borana, Kenya


The Borana horse riding holiday, in Kenya
Borana Lodge is a family-run and owned destination which plays a special part in the conservation of Kenyan wildlife. Borana Conservancy lies at the foot of Mt Kenya and is a haven for wildlife, considered to be Kenya’s newest and most successful rhino sanctuary - the private conservancy covers 32,000 acres and is home to more than 25 Black Rhino, a population which has grown since the species was introduced here in 2013. The conservancy is dedicated to the sustainable conservation of land and wildlife.


 

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Brecon Beacons and Beyond, Wales


The Brecon Beacons and Beyond horse riding holiday, in Wales
World class trail riding over the Brecon Beacons and beyond. These riding holidays are set in some of the most beautiful and undiscovered parts of Wales and fit, fine and sure-footed Welsh Cobs are the perfect mounts. Run by the Turner family with over 40 years experience, this is trail riding not to be forgotten.


 

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British Columbia Ranch, Canada


The British Columbia Ranch horse riding holiday, in Canada
This guest and cattle ranch offers guests the ultimate outdoor adventure holiday in the Canadian Rocky Mountains of British Columbia. Guests are offered a complete range of horse back riding as well as hiking, river rafting, mountain biking and tennis. The ranch is family owned and operated and caters to the needs of the most discerning guests. Its world class riding programme makes this ranch outstanding with options available to suit every rider. No other location in the world offers such a superb combination of great horses, beautiful riding terrain and the seasoned experience of world class horsemen.


 

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Canada Cattle Ranch, Canada


The Canada Cattle Ranch horse riding holiday, in Canada
This authentic working guest ranch is nestled in the beautiful Saskatchewan river valley, along the shores of Lake Diefenbaker, in the heart of Canadian cattle ranching country. Guests can enjoy a taste of the cowboy way of life with a true ranching adventure, featuring lots of hours in the saddle each day, on the ranch's well-schooled Quarter horses. Become truly immersed in the culture and feel the slow pace of the land whilst riding across the seemingly endless rolling prairies.


 

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Cappadocia Trails, Turkey


The Cappadocia Trails horse riding holiday, in Turkey
Experience the incredible and unusual beauty of Turkey's Cappadocia region from the back of a horse. Something like a cross between the Grand Canyon and a moonscape, Cappadocia boasts some of the world's most unusual and spectacular landscapes. Traversing the countless valleys and mountains by horseback brings riders in touch with the area's breath-taking beauty. Forget the tour buses or even the rental cars - this astonishing region of Central Anatolia is best seen by horseback.


 

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Carpathian Mountain Trails, Romania


The Carpathian Mountain Trails horse riding holiday, in Romania
This destination offers pack trips through the Eastern Carpathian Mountains of Romania exploring Székely Land, a historic area lying within Transylvania. The region offers beautiful, varied scenery ranging from high mountains to rolling hills, wild forests and open meadows. The land is primarily unfenced as shepherds still move their flocks through the countryside like in times gone by.


 

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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 and son Xavier junior, runs three equestrian centres in the area.


 

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Catalonia, Spain


The Catalonia horse riding holiday, in Spain
Ride out through the beautiful Catalonia countryside or along the Mediterranean coast - this destination offers a selection of fantastic riding holiday programmes. The area is full of spectacular towns and villages, surprisingly untouched by the hands of time, and the architecture still reflects the glory of days gone by. Catalonia is a wild and unspoilt wilderness just waiting to be discovered on horseback.

Current special offers:

10% discount on the Mountain and Sea Trail between the 3rd-10th May.

Early booking discount:

Confirm your booking for 2021 before the 31st of October and pay 2020 rates!



 

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Celtic Trails, Ireland


The Celtic Trails horse riding holiday, in Ireland
A riding destination to bring you a touch of the true Irish spirit, taking you riding on Celtic trails through historic parts of the Irish countryside and beautiful nature. Guests can take part in fascinating trail rides or perhaps enjoy a more relaxed based stay at the 300 year old farmhouse, benefitting from beautiful hacking in the nearby woodlands and across farmland. More novice riders are welcome to some basic tuition and to explore the land on a trusty Irish horse.


 

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Chateaux de la Loire, France


The Chateaux de la Loire horse riding holiday, in France
Trail rides exploring the castles of the Loire. You will visit a variety of beautiful buildings and enjoy some great riding opportunities in this wonderful part of France. Picnic lunches, wine tasting, magical surroundings and the company of a good horse! There are three routes to choose from - one runs regularly whereas the other two each run on just one date a year.


 

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Cilento Farmhouse, Italy


The Cilento Farmhouse horse riding holiday, in Italy
This lovely Agriturismo is set in the heart of the Cilento National Park in South-western Italy. Each day you will ride out and explore the beautiful and protected landscape of the National park, as well as experiencing the stunning panoramic views across the Amalfi coastline. On some days you may climb high into the mountains to make the most of the views, or perhaps you will head down to the shore (please note that horse riding on the beach is only permitted during the winter months of September to May). On the way you will discover peaceful fruit orchards, quiet farm tracks, olive groves, meadows of wild herbs and ancient villages filled with impressive monuments.


 

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Coffee Highlands, Brazil


The Coffee Highlands horse riding holiday, in Brazil
Riding in the coffee highlands takes you through the coffee-growing regions northeast of Sao Paulo, visiting some of the great historical plantation homes and passing through surprisingly well-preserved natural landscapes. This diversified terrain takes you from plains to mountains, up and down escarpments and onto plateaus punctuated with springs and waterfalls. Since the mid 19th century some of the finest coffee produced in Brazil has come from this region which boasts a perfect combination of altitude (800-1,300 metres) and climate (dry winters and wet summers) as well as fertile, well-drained soil.


 

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Colorado Creek Ranch, USA


The Colorado Creek Ranch horse riding holiday, in USA
This 600-acre family guest ranch, nestled in its own private mountain valley, has been offering authentic western holidays for more than 70 years. With a herd of over 100 homebred and raised horses and a host of ranch facilities, all within walking distance from each other, this is the ideal ranch for a true western adventure. The ranch is designed to suit adults and children alike and is recognised as an unforgettable family hotspot where guests of any age and any ability can come for a dream ranch vacation.


 

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Colours of Mexico, Mexico


The Colours of Mexico horse riding holiday, in Mexico
This beautiful Mexican ranch is a haven for all levels of rider and non-riders alike, providing guests with a taste of Mexican vibrancy, fantastic cuisine, superb facilities and a stable of responsive trail horses. The majority of the staff are Mexican, including most of the wranglers, but the ranch itself is owned by an experienced Swiss lady who brings a warmth and enthusiasm which makes the destination a delight for guests from all over. The ranch is great for single travellers looking to make friends, couples wanting a romantic getaway, families or even large groups of friends or colleagues. Single lady travellers will also be made to feel welcome and secure here, just one of the reasons why many guests look to return.


 

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Costa Rica Ranch & Beach, Costa Rica


The Costa Rica Ranch & Beach horse riding holiday, in Costa Rica
With their own ranch and an exceptional getaway located just minutes from the famous white sand beaches of Guanacaste, your hosts are well known for their hospitality and fabulous riding. They have developed the finca into one of the finest horse ranches in the area, breeding and training their own horses using Natural Horsemanship.


 

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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:

Come and enjoy the early Spanish sunshine on a wonderful riding trip on the Costa de la Luz. Great horses, fab beach canters, delicious Spanish food and friendly hosts. Discounts apply for 2 or more people travelling together, for both riding and non-riding guests, on the following selected dates;

A £100 per person discount off our eight-day Beach and Forest ride for all holidays taken between the 11th of October and the end of 2020.

A £50 per person discount off our five-day Beach and Forest ride for all holidays taken between the 14th of October and the end of 2020.

Secure your discounted rate with a deposit payment by the 30th of April 2020.


 

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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 the week 11 - 18 April 2020


 

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Dominican Beaches, Dominican Republic


The Dominican Beaches horse riding holiday, in Dominican Republic
Think of the Dominican Republic and you immediately imagine white sandy beaches, clear blue seas and waving palm trees. And whilst this ride does offer that, you will also discover the rarely seen interior as well - crystal clear waterfalls and ancient forests, farmland and rural villages. On horseback you can explore the Dominican Republic that isn't featured in the glossy brochures and meet the friendly locals. Of course, you can also make the most of those stunning beaches as well, with exhilarating canters along the sands plus plenty of time to rest and swim or sunbathe.


 

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Doñana Dressage & Trails, Spain


The Doñana Dressage & Trails horse riding holiday, in Spain
In this glorious setting Jose Manuel has realised his dreams and is now offering some wonderful programmes at his new equestrian centre which is located on the outskirts of El Rocio. This is a town like no other and perfectly suited to horse riders and not cars! The town is close to the coast and only an hour from Seville. The roads here are sand and you will see horses and riders making the most of the sandy open roads. Everywhere here has been made easy for the horse riders including bars with tables to put your glass when you are sitting on your horse enjoying your drink. There are horses everywhere!


 

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El Venado Polo School, Argentina


The El Venado Polo School horse riding holiday, in Argentina
This beautiful working estancia is just two hours from the centre of Buenos Aires and is the perfect place to learn or perfect your polo skills with real professionals. You can experience authentic Argentina here, focusing your stay around polo but still taking time to enjoy some trail rides, meet the cattle and relax when not in the saddle. Polo lessons are provided in English and the estancia is home to around 200 polo ponies with mounts for all standard of player. No previous riding experience is needed, they welcome all levels.


 

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Epona Dressage and Trails, Spain


The Epona Dressage and Trails horse riding holiday, in Spain
This wonderful dressage centre lies just outside of Seville and suits almost every type of rider, from those who wish to combine dressage with trails through the countryside, up to experienced dressage riders who wish to experience training clinics with the Olympic silver medallist Rafael Soto. They have over 40 horses so there is something to suit everyone. Some of the horses are trained in High School Dressage movements, whereas others are more suited to the trail environment, but all are beautifully schooled and responsive. They are also an Approved British Horse Society Training and Examination Centre so you can be assured that the instruction is of the highest calibre.


 

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Estancia Huechahue, Argentina


The Estancia Huechahue horse riding holiday, in Argentina
Estancia Huechahue, situated in Argentine Patagonia, is an adventurous destination for the keen horse rider and nature enthusiast. This working cattle ranch is set in 15,000 acres of Patagonian Steppe and offers a rugged setting for a traditional Argentine riding holiday. Horses and cattle roam freely across the land and the gauchos work the animals in keeping with their long time customs. The estancia offers comfortable accommodation within the guest lodges and is also virtually self-sufficient in terms of food.


 

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Estancia La Rosita (Corrientes), Argentina


The Estancia La Rosita (Corrientes) horse riding holiday, in Argentina
This welcoming estancia is the ideal base for a horse riding holiday in Argentina. Your hosts are passionate about both their country and their horses and the overwhelming feeling from guests is that they are made to feel like part of the family. The Argentine countryside gives way to wonderful riding opportunities and you are welcome to explore the scenery on horseback, work the cattle, try your hand at polo and to live the life of these true countrymen.


 

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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.


 

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Finnhorse Adventures, Finland


The Finnhorse Adventures horse riding holiday, in Finland
Trail riding adventures on rare Finnhorses, the native horse of Finland. These calm, sturdy little horses have played an important part in their country's history and their numbers are now sadly in decline. Your hostess' dream was to breed them and use them for trail riding... and here they are!


 

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Flowerhill Equestrian, Ireland


The Flowerhill Equestrian horse riding holiday, in Ireland
Flowerhill is a haven for riders who love to jump or who would like to improve their jumping skills - located on 250 acres of glorious countryside and with a range of fences, you can jump to your heart's content! Your host, Oliver, is a former field master and current Huntsman who will advise you as you tackle the obstacles around you. He has more than 45 working horses and will match you to a suitable steed, whatever your jumping experience.


 

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Friesian Dressage and Beach, Spain


The Friesian Dressage and Beach horse riding holiday, in Spain
Have you ever dreamt of riding a powerful and beautiful Friesian stallion down the beach, with the waves crashing alongside you and his mane flying? Then this is the ride for you! All of the horses are Friesian stallions who are really well schooled and educated, with plenty of power and expressive movement. Your holiday starts with dressage lessons in the arena to adjust to the powerful paces, before heading to the beach for fantastic canters.


 

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Galiny Palace, Poland


The Galiny Palace horse riding holiday, in Poland
This welcoming country estate features a stud farm offering riding lessons, hacking and carriage driving. There is a host of non-riding activities also available such as fishing, cycling, hiking and swimming, plus the estate features various sports courts. You can choose whether to stay in the Palace or in the Grange!


 

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Georgia Ranch, USA


The Georgia Ranch horse riding holiday, in USA
A beautiful year-round guest ranch and horse farm conveniently nestled in Central Georgia's Historic Heartland. With more than 150 quality Paint and Quarter Horses, the ranch is best known for its exceptional horse riding programme, unguided riding opportunities and peaceful setting. The ranch offers an all-inclusive riding package during which you can experience the delightful accommodation, exceptional cuisine and southern hospitality.


 

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Geres Wolf and Wild Horse Trails, Portugal


The Geres Wolf and Wild Horse Trails horse riding holiday, in Portugal
Horseback riding through the territory of the Iberian Wolf and the wild Garrano horse. Your hosts guide you on rides into the Peneda-Geres National Park where you can explore the mountainous region and search for tracks of the wolves and wild horses that still live there. These holidays are a chance to combine being in a peaceful, natural environment with good horse riding and a fascinating insight into the lives of the wolves and Garranos.


 

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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:

€100 EUR per person discount on week stays at the ranch for these dates:

- 29th February - 14th March 2020
- 27th June - 25th July
- 22 - 29 August



 

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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:

10% discount on stays in the period 1st May - 2nd June 2020.

In this period you will be accommodated at the beautiful beachfront Bella Vista 4* Hotel in Molyvos, on an all-inclusive basis.


 

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Hacienda Zuleta, Ecuador


The Hacienda Zuleta horse riding holiday, in Ecuador
Riding at this hacienda has been a family tradition for over one hundred years and today reflects this equestrian affinity by boasting one of the most exclusive stables in Ecuador. Dating from the late XVI century, the hacienda lies in the spectacular Andean mountain range of Ecuador at 9,600 feet (2,800 meters) above the sea level, and only two hours north of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. This is a colonial working farm of 4,000 acres (2,000 hectares) that is family owned. It was chosen as one of the world’s “Top Ten Finds” by Outside magazine.


 

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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 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, swimming with the horses in the lake, western games, jumping, cross country or even learning to play polocrosse.


 

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Hualapai Ranch (Stagecoach Trails), USA


The Hualapai Ranch (Stagecoach Trails) horse riding holiday, in USA
This is a comfortable ranch, set in tens of thousands of acres, which has a riding programme second to none. You are always offered a gentle slow walking ride or an exciting fast trotting/loping ride.

The novice rider can enjoy a slow scenic ride and the experienced rider is offered challenging mountain rides, and fast paced loping rides through sandy washes. Disabled riders are able to enjoy this wonderful ranch experience.


 

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Icelandics in Carpathia, Romania


The Icelandics in Carpathia horse riding holiday, in Romania
The rolling hills of the Harghita Mountains with its fresh streams, rich wildlife and dispersed mountain villages provide a great setting for getting to know the Icelandic breed or for those looking for a relaxing riding week in nature. The daily riding program is varied, beginning with a tölt lesson for novice Icelandic Horse riders and continuing with 25-40 km daily rides on forest roads, up to great viewpoints, through pastures, dense pine and beech woods and along river valleys. The pace is dictated by the terrain with certain opportunities to tölt, but it is also tailored to the group’s riding skills.

Current special offers:

GROUP Discount:

Groups of 2 or more riders booking their stay at the wonderful Hargita Lodge for 2020 will each receive a huge saving of 130€ (EUR) by confirming, with a deposit payment, before the 30th of May 2020.

Stays are available between the 5th April - 27th June and 30th August - 31st of October with arrival in Sunday and departure the following Saturday.

Confirm your stay in 2021 with a deposit payment before the 30th of November and receive this same great 130€ (EUR) per person saving when 2 or more riders book together!




 

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Idaho Western Pleasure Ranch, USA


The Idaho Western Pleasure Ranch horse riding holiday, in USA
This 75 year old family ranch has been welcoming guests since 1991. The ranch breed their own horses and there are horses for complete beginners as well as responsive and athletic horses for experienced riders. Trail rides venture through open meadows, quiet forests and along slow moving creeks. Try your hand at cattle sorting, cattle drives or arena games - or take a lesson in the arena. The month of September is restricted to Adults only, whilst the months of July and August offer special Children's Packages. This ranch really does offer options for everyone.


 

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Il Paretaio, Italy


The Il Paretaio horse riding holiday, in Italy
A Tuscan country house offering a high standard of riding tuition (especially classical dressage) and hacking in the beautiful surrounding countryside. The rooms are warm and inviting, decorated in a traditional Italian style, and guests enjoy four course Tuscan dinners accompanied by quality Chianti wine. Ride a few hours each day and then relax by the pool, admiring the panoramic views of the surrounding hills and fields. The perfect Italian escape!


 

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Irish West Coast, Ireland


The Irish West Coast horse riding holiday, in Ireland
Ireland is known as "the land of the horse"; a claim that can be evidenced by its great green landscapes and the Irish people's natural affinity with their steeds.

Located on the Western coast of Ireland, the Foy family have been involved with horses, in the locality for generations and leading rides out of their family farm in 1995. The riding here encompasses some of the most fantastic scenery surrounding the Clew Bay. From the steep slopes of Croagh Patrick in the East, to the wild expanse of the Atlantic ocean in the West.


 

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Karst Plateau, Slovenia


The Karst Plateau horse riding holiday, in Slovenia
These scenic riding programmes are an absolute dream for those who love nature and beautiful landscapes - the Karst region is incredibly green with varied terrain, hidden treasures and spectacular wildlife including deer, boar, bears, wolves and a range of birds. Your host, Borut, comes from a hunting background and is an expert tracker, able to tell you all about the different animals and their habits. His horses are well-trained and relaxed, ideal for riding with a long rein through this magical countryside. In addition to its natural wonders, such as some of the world's most famous caves, the area is also full of fascinating history with old castles to be discovered. Slovenia is a safe, welcoming, scenic country and as you ride between tall pines and old turrets you feel as if you are in a fairytale.

Current special offers:

€100 EUR per person discount for the 18 - 25 April departure for the Green Karst Trail.


 

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Kaskazi Horse Safaris, Tanzania


The Kaskazi Horse Safaris horse riding holiday, in Tanzania
Kaskazi Horse Safaris is a privately guided horseback operation in Northern Tanzania. The owners focus lies with horses and safaris off the beaten path. Due to their many years of experience within the industry, these African safaris are an unforgettable experience.


 

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Kerewong State Forest, NSW, Australia


The Kerewong State Forest, NSW horse riding holiday, in Australia
The North Coast Hinterland of New South Wales (NSW) provides fantastic terrain for horse riders - a mixture of hilly eucalyptus forests, gently undulating farmland, forested mountain climbs, rocky escarpments, creek crossings and hidden riding trails with pockets of rainforest. You can also discover one of the fantastic beaches of the Port Macquarie region on horseback. A highlight of the ride is the chance to ride high-quality Arabian horses. These intelligent, willing, energetic and sensitive horses are a delight for competent riders who will relish the opportunity to canter on endless forest trails and gallop down long, sandy beaches.


 

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Kupres Farm, Bosnia and Herzegovina


The Kupres Farm horse riding holiday, in Bosnia and Herzegovina
This destination is set in the natural beauty of the Kupres Plateau and is a lovely way to see some untouched landscapes and a little known part of the world. There are fields, forests, lakes and rivers to be explored and you will receive a friendly welcome from the hosts. This riding destination is extremely good value and an insight into the rural life of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Most of the horses are quite forward-going (there are some steadier options available) and riding generally involves plenty of canters and gallops.


 

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Lagoa do Peixe National Park, Brazil


The Lagoa do Peixe National Park horse riding holiday, in Brazil
Lagoa do Peixe national park is a tempting mix of salt marshes, lagoons, sand dunes and the ocean. A haven for migrating birds, this area is best explored on horseback and the majestic Lusitano horse is the perfect companion. Bird watchers and wildlife supporters will enjoy watching the migrating birds and whales from horseback, whilst the sandy tracks and beaches are also perfect terrain for canters for those riders with experience. Everyone can ride here though and there are horses for all abilities.


 

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Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch, Croatia


The Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch horse riding holiday, in Croatia
Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch is an award-winning, authentic guest ranch situated inside the UNESCO Velebit Mountain Biosphere Reserve in Croatia. This friendly ranch and "restorative retreat" is small and privately owned, open all year to guests from around the world and with a focus on unique horsemanship alongside a high level of comfort and service. They offer a range of daily activities to suit all the family and also have a special riding programme available once a year, the 'Ultimate Cowboy Adventure', for those who want to explore this beautiful region from the saddle in more depth. The ranch is run with a focus on sustainable development and in accordance with their own concept known as CIDER: Community, Integrity, Development, Evolution and Responsibility.


 

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Lot Valley, France


The Lot Valley horse riding holiday, in France
This destination is the ideal opportunity to enjoy some exciting riding in the beautiful Averyonese countryside, whilst also relaxing when out of the saddle. The charming surroundings offer both excellent riding terrain and an all round beautiful setting which different levels of rider can explore. The countryside here allows for trekking through enchanting French villages and unspoilt woodlands with an abundance of fascinating wildlife such as deer, wild boar, red squirrel, hares, buzzards and kites. There are rivers and gorges leading down to open valleys where riders can canter over the rolling landscapes.


 

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Lusitano Dressage, Portugal


The Lusitano Dressage horse riding holiday, in Portugal
This small-scale riding stables is just 30-40 mins drive from Lisbon, 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 mountain views. Joao and Susana welcome guests for tuition on their spectacular Lusitano horses. There is a 15x40m indoor arena and a huge outdoor arena alongside paddocks and stables for their 15 horses. The stables are within easy walking distance of the Campo Real Hotel where you will stay - you have the possibility to use their modern facilities including swimming pools and spa when not in the saddle.


 

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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.


 

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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.


 

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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.


 

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Mas de Peyrelongue, France


The Mas de Peyrelongue horse riding holiday, in France
A world of horses in a beautiful region of southern France - a place to ride, relax, photograph and enjoy magical trails, medieval villages and the best of French cuisine. Gwladys and Jeremy invite you to stay with them on their welcoming farm, the Mas de Peyrelongue, where they hope to share their lives with you. Riders and non-riders are welcome to come and enjoy the traditional French lifestyle and the farm's relaxing surroundings.

Current special offers:

NEW RIDE!

Receive an exceptional introductory offer of 25% discount for all guests staying at our new Mas de Peyrelongue farmhouse during the weeks of the 25th April - 2nd May and 9th-16th May 2020.

This fantastic riding destination combines a unique blend of French food, culture and horse riding for those who wish for a true, immersive, all-round experience!


 

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Menorca Rural Hotel, Menorca


The Menorca Rural Hotel horse riding holiday, in Menorca
Menorca was designated a UNESCO biosphere reserve in 1993 with the S'Albufera d'es Grau national park, a bird-filled wetland at its heart. Menorca can offer many unspoiled green areas to be discovered by visitors on horse back. Here you can ride along rural tracks like the Cami de Cavalls and enjoy the magnificent landscape and views offered by this island. You will be accompanied by professional horseman who will show you parts of the island only possible to reach by horse.


 

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Molise, Italy


The Molise horse riding holiday, in Italy
There are six trail riding options to enjoy here at our Molise ride, including one centre-based stay. Riders will explore rural and unspoilt parts of Italy, riding along old cattle tracks, through beautiful meadows and up and down the mountains. Carmine is an amazing host with responsive horses and his knowledge of this area is second to none. Both Sue and Holly have visited this destination (Sue has stayed at the farmhouse a few times and both have escorted a trail there). Either ladies are more than happy to answer your questions and to share their enthusiasm for this wonderful place. If you want to ride through unspoilt-countryside with magnificent views then this is an unmissable destination.


 

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Monte Velho Equo Resort, Portugal


The Monte Velho Equo Resort horse riding holiday, in Portugal
A Lusitano stud farm offering luxurious accommodation and wonderful riding opportunities in the Alentejo region of Portugal. Guests can enjoy top class dressage tuition or rides out into the countryside, enjoying the charming grounds of the farm, before relaxing by the pool or just enjoying the sunshine. Bikes and canoes are also available for those who like to explore!


 

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Montes de Oro Hacienda, Costa Rica


The Montes de Oro Hacienda horse riding holiday, in Costa Rica
Be enchanted by the golden beaches and tropical rainforests of Costa Rica from this new hacienda in the Punta Arenas area of the country, just west of the capital, San Jose. The hacienda is located on Montes de Oro (Mountain of Gold), where gold was once found. Trails head out into the rainforests where you can look out for spectacular wildlife and glorious flora, such as orchids. Or you may wish to try your hand at cattle work, helping your guides to separate cattle.


 

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Mozambique Horse Safaris, Mozambique


The Mozambique Horse Safaris horse riding holiday, in Mozambique
This spectacular Mozambique riding destination offers what is arguably the best beach riding in the world. There are day trails and safaris along the beautiful Vilankulo coast and on Benguerra Island with beach resort accommodation. The horses here are well schooled, well loved and are the hosts' greatest and most treasured assets.


 

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Offbeat Safaris, Kenya


The Offbeat Safaris horse riding holiday, in Kenya
Offbeat Safaris have been operating since 1990 and are well-known for their mobile riding safaris with big game. Seeing Kenya from the back of a well-schooled, fit horse is a pleasure for riders and there is nothing so special as riding amongst the spectacular wildlife of the Masai Mara. Guests stay in a traditional mobile safari camp, moving through the wildnerness, fully supported by a knowledgeable, experienced team. This is what a safari is all about!


 

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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.


 

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Okavango Horse Safaris, Botswana


The Okavango Horse Safaris horse riding holiday, in Botswana
Explore the magical inland water meadows of the Okavango Delta on this semi-mobile safari which visits at least two camps during your stay. The ride operates in a 2,500 sq.km private concession on the western side of the Okavango Delta which contains three major river systems - the Xudum, Matsibie and Kiri. Game is plentiful and includes all the Big Five. By moving camps you get to ride in two very different eco-systems, discovering the vast wetlands and moklowane palms as well as the drier islands and mopane woodlands.


 

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Portugal Equestrian, Portugal


The Portugal Equestrian horse riding holiday, in Portugal
Portugal Equestrian is a professional equestrian set-up offering top quality training in show jumping, dressage and working equitation. Started by two brothers, Bruno and Joao, Portugal Equestrian has grown to comprise two riding centres, housing over 90 horses, and an international team of instructors, but has maintained its friendly, personal and welcoming feel. The stables are located outside the picturesque town of Esposende in the north-west of Portugal, meaning that guests have access to both the incredible riding facilities but also the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic coastline.


 

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Ride Zimbabwe (Varden Safaris), Zimbabwe


The Ride Zimbabwe (Varden Safaris) horse riding holiday, in Zimbabwe
Join James and Janine Varden for a fascinating horse riding safari in the Matabeleland region of Zimbabwe. From their new base, the Vardens are offering rides into the beautiful Hwange National Park and the game-rich Cawston Wildlife Conservancy Area in the Nyamandhlovu area.


 

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Roop Niwas Kothi Hotel, India


The Roop Niwas Kothi Hotel horse riding holiday, in India
This hotel is home to one of the biggest stud farms for Marwari horses in India. It has been in the family for decades and offers regular stationary rides, riding lessons and longer safaris (see our 'Tours of the Raj' ride page). The tranquility and peace of the lavish hotel grounds are a delight for guests who wish to experience nature, relaxation and some excellent horse riding on these beautiful Indian horses with their curly touching ears.


 

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Safaris Unlimited, Kenya


The Safaris Unlimited horse riding holiday, in Kenya
Exciting horseback safaris across the untouched wilderness of Kenya. Organised by Gordie Church, an experienced and passionate guide, these safaris are the riding trips of a lifetime for the adventurous rider with a love of wildlife. Experience the wilderness, learn about its people and ride your way across one of Africa's highlights.


 

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Sea & Pine Forest, Sardinia


The Sea & Pine Forest horse riding holiday, in Sardinia
A fantastic and diverse resort with something to offer everyone. Imagine riding in an immense pinewood, on the dunes that border the beach and the sea and looking up to admire the flight of rose flamingo. Horse riding can be tailored for your needs. There are lessons for beginners and more advanced tuition if required. You can enjoy gallops along the beach and explore the pine forests on horseback.

It is possible to book a three or four day trek when you leave your horse and return to the hotel each night.


 

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Sierra de Gredos, Spain


The Sierra de Gredos horse riding holiday, in Spain
Discover the beautiful Sierra de Gredos of central Spain, with it's numerous river valleys and medieval villages, whilst riding beautiful and well-loved Andalusian or cross-bred horses. Your guides have been running rides in this area for over 20 years and are very knowledgable about the area. Different trails head in various directions and there is even a centre based option for those who prefer to relax in one place.


 

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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.


 

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Thamalakane River Ride (Ride Botswana), Botswana


The Thamalakane River Ride (Ride Botswana) horse riding holiday, in Botswana
This wonderful lodge-based safari is an ideal short break, suitable for riders of all levels including families with children. After years of drought the flood waters of the Okavango Delta have spilled over into the land, causing the Thamalakane River to flow and creating a riding paradise. Tall woodlands line the riverbanks providing homes for a variety of incredible bird species and wildlife.


 

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Transylvania Trails (Equus Silvania), Romania


The Transylvania Trails (Equus Silvania) horse riding holiday, in Romania
The Carpathian Mountains represent the largest area of pristine nature in central and eastern Europe. At the foot of the Carpathians lies the village of Sinca Noua - "New Sinca" - a small and picturesque village of just 2,000 inhabitants. The riding terrain here lends itself well to long trots and canters as well as the occasional gallop, so these are rides for competent riders with a spirit of adventure.


 

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Tuscany Castle, Italy


The Tuscany Castle horse riding holiday, in Italy
Located one and a half hours from Rome, this splendid 17th-century castle has been the property of the noble Caterini family for generations. The family has breathed new life into it by restoring the cottages and farmhouse once used by the farmers. Those keen on horse riding will be delighted with the certified equestrian centre as the quality of the horses, the trails and the English speaking staff will ensure that your stay here is memorable.


 

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Vale de Ferreiros, Portugal


The Vale de Ferreiros 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 and ride in the sun. 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:

Escape to the sun with a fabulous stay in Portugal. Enjoy riding well-schooled Lusitano horses for dressage and athletic warmbloods for jump training before relaxing with a quiet country ride or a delicious glass of wine by the pool!

We are happy to offer a 10% discounts on all new bookings in 2020.

Or, confirm your booking for 2021 and pay 2020 rates as well as receiving a £50 per person discount.

Secure your place with a deposit payment before the end of May to take advantage of these special offers!


 

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Vatnsdalur Valley, Iceland


The Vatnsdalur Valley horse riding holiday, in Iceland
Vatnsdalur (Lake Valley) is a valley in Hunavatnssysla in north-western Iceland, located just south of the ring road. The valley takes its name from a small lake, Vatnsdalsvatn, and as the river Vatnsdalsa enters the valley it plunges over many beautiful waterfalls into the magnificent river canyon. Enjoy a centre based circular trail or an adventurous linear trail from this fabulous valley.


 

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Wadi Rum Explorer, Jordan


The Wadi Rum Explorer horse riding holiday, in Jordan
Follow in the footsteps of T.E Lawrence on a voyage of discovery through the shifting sands of the famous Wadi Rum desert in Southern Jordan. Riding on beautiful, fit and forward going Arabian horses, who are perfectly adapted to the harsh and demanding climate of the Wadi, you will be able to discover the wonderful history, unique culture and amazing landscapes of the desert.


 

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Western Adventures in Tuscany, Italy


The Western Adventures in Tuscany horse riding holiday, in Italy
This is a welcoming, friendly destination which specialises in western riding in a beautiful Tuscan setting. There are riding programmes here to suit all levels of rider and even children, with a wide range of horses to ensure that everyone can feel safe but have fun at the same time. Based holidays, point to point trails and tuition courses are all available and guests are given a warm welcome with comfortable accommodation and delicious local cuisine.


 

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Western Ranch (El Bronco), Hungary


The Western Ranch  (El Bronco) horse riding holiday, in Hungary
This welcoming ranch is situated in the south of Hungary, approximately 80km from Budapest, and offers western riding tuition and trail rides. The ranch breed their own Quarter Horses, Appaloosas and local Hungarian breeds which are successful in the western shows and the instructors are experienced horsemen who look forward to sharing their unique knowledge with the guests. The ranch is situated in Kiskunsagi National Park where the sandy ground is ideal for long gallops and relaxing trail rides, whilst carriage driving tours and lessons are also a superb option.


 

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White Stallion Ranch, USA


The White Stallion Ranch horse riding holiday, in USA
The ranch, adjacent to the Saguaro National Park, Arizona, is set in nearly five square miles of lush desert. Longhorn cattle come in for water every day but with the timeless aura of a working western cattle ranch, you also have the benefits and comforts associated with a top quality destination.

Whether horseback riding is new to you or you are an experienced rider, the varied riding programme will fit your needs. There are slow scenic rides through the Saguaro cactus, to brisk fast rides and exciting trail rides over the mountains. There is something for everyone here.


 

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Wyoming Lodge and Working Guest Ranch, USA


The Wyoming Lodge and Working Guest Ranch horse riding holiday, in USA
This authentic working dude ranch combines a touch of luxury with fantastic horse riding, horsemanship and cattle working opportunities. Situated in Shell Valley, Wyoming, the ranch focuses primarily on horse riding and provides excellent horses for all levels of rider - those just starting out are treated with patience and given the help of professional trainers, whilst the seasoned rider will be matched to a responsive mount and can enjoy the company of experienced guides and talented cowboys. Approximately 250,000 acres provide spectacular scenery for trail rides whilst the 1200 head of Black Angus cattle mean that there is plenty of cattle work and drives to be done. This is genuine cattle work required to keep the ranch in operation!


 

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Wyoming Working Ranch, USA


The Wyoming Working Ranch horse riding holiday, in USA
The ranch is a family-run working cattle ranch on the edge of the Black Hills in North Eastern Wyoming. Since 2003 the ranchers have been inviting guests to share their life with them. Four generations live and work on the ranch.

The ranch is situated on the grounds of an old ghost town in North Eastern Wyoming. About 150 years ago the first settlers, called "homesteaders", came to the area. The small farmers were up against the rough climate, down-and-dirty cattle barons, hostile Indian tribes and the depression of the early 20th century. Many gave up and left.

Today around about 800 steers graze the ranch every year. The old buildings and machinery, though bare witness of times that nowadays we only know from movies.


 

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