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Trail or point to point rides are horseback expeditions where you stay at a different locations throughout the trip. Some trail riding holidays are real adventures where you go back to basics with no frills, such as camping out under the stars with your horse at your side, whilst others take you between a variety of welcoming accommodation. Trail rides are a wonderful way to explore further afield in your country of choice, visiting South American estancias, Croatian farmhouses or perhaps luxurious African camps. They are also a great opportunity to enjoy the nature and wilderness of your surroundings as you can travel longer distances into untouched lands.

Trail rides are often seen as a way to get a feel for the country you are visiting. Riding to more remote areas brings encounters with locals, tucked away in their traditional homesteads, and travelling by horse sometimes means you can reach areas where vehicles cannot pass. The longer riding hours allow more time for your riding confidence and technique to improve and for you to bond with your assigned horse, a truly special experience.

There is a huge choice of trail rides to suit different riding abilities and budgets, though most involve long hours in the saddle and therefore are only suitable for those with some riding experience. If you are a beginner or novice, then take a look at our beginner rides to see what your options are. For the adventurous rider you can choose a fast ride, a desert exploration or even a once in a lifetime experience such as crossing the Andes mountain range on a fabulous Criollo horse.

 

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A Taste of Armagnac (Guided or Unguided), France


The A Taste of Armagnac (Guided or Unguided) 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 - whether you wish to ride with Evelien or without a guide, you are sure to love this peaceful setting.


 

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Alentejo Coastal Trails, Portugal


The Alentejo Coastal Trails horse riding holiday, in Portugal
Ride into the hills above Grandola, passing cork trees which have grown for centuries as well as eucalyptus and pine forests. In the opposite direction lie the beaches, sand dunes and lagoons of the coast. This riding holiday combines both landscapes, as you spend the first half of the week riding in the hills, and the second half riding along the coast. There are plenty of opportunities for long loping canters or occasional gallops as well as relaxing and watching the landscape unfold around you.


 

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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".


 

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Amazon Delta, Brazil


The Amazon Delta horse riding holiday, in Brazil
The Amazon is a huge place, full of rich experiences and the locals say that it would take many lifetimes to experience it all. Discover this unique environment on the back of the local Marajoara horses. Live the life of the vaqueros (cowboys) and ride through pastures where water buffalo graze as well as discovering the native wildlife and birdlife of this biodiverse area.


 

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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.


 

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Antalya Mountains, Turkey


The Antalya Mountains horse riding holiday, in Turkey
Ride across the Taurus Mountains from the central Anatolian Plateau to the Mediterranean Coast, discovering ancient Roman ruins and dramatic rock formations. Camp each night in a different location on this trail which starts at lake Beysehir and ends on the coast.


 

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Atacama Desert, Chile


The Atacama Desert horse riding holiday, in Chile
The Atacama desert is the driest non-polar desert in the world and the snow-covered volcanoes of San Pedro and San Pablo watch over you as you journey on horseback through this high altiplano crossing sand dunes, rocky mountains, canyons, rivers, salt lakes and even geysers. Each night you camp under star-lit skies - your chef prepares meals and the huasos take care of the horses whilst you enjoy a Pisco Sour around the camp fire.


 

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Atlas Mountains, Morocco


The Atlas Mountains horse riding holiday, in Morocco
The Atlas mountains are some of the largest mountain ranges in Africa and the only one in North Africa. These trails traverse several routes and allow you to discover the beauty and character of this country. These rides operate through the spring/summer months when the cooler mountain altitudes make riding pleasant


 

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Azerbaijan Adventure, Azerbaijan


The Azerbaijan Adventure horse riding holiday, in Azerbaijan
This adventurous ride has been developed by our guide in neighbouring Georgia, Audrey, who has a vast knowledge of the Caucasus mountains and their people. You will be accompanied throughout by local Lezgian people who know the incredible national park by heart and will escort you to the village of Lahic which has been settled by Tat people who originally came from southern neighbouring Iran.


 

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Bahia Beach, Brazil


The Bahia Beach horse riding holiday, in Brazil
Bahia is one of the 26 states of Brazil and is located in the north-east of the country. The turquoise Atlantic ocean laps at its sandy shores, whilst palm trees dot the horizon. This beautiful land of beaches and quaint fishing villages is just waiting for be explored on horseback.


 

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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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Bordeaux Wines, France


The Bordeaux Wines horse riding holiday, in France
Wonderful rides around the great Bordeaux wine region. The organisers of this ride are responsible for several fascinating trails across France and keep a small herd of experienced horses for their guests to enjoy. These particular rides are the perfect choice for those who love good riding and wine tasting!


 

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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.


 

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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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Brittany and Normandy, France


The Brittany and Normandy horse riding holiday, in France
The Northwest coast of France is full of history, culture and natural landscapes. Endless long coastal sections are characterised by beautiful beaches, charming villages and dramatic cliffs. Your horses are endurance trained and incredibly fit meaning you will experience fleet and sporty rides with long canters and gallops rarely found elsewhere.


 

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Burgundy Morvan, France


The Burgundy Morvan horse riding holiday, in France
The 'Morvan' is a green island in the heart of Burgundy which became a natural reserve thanks to the efforts of the local community. This fast and fun trail on endurance trained horses takes you through the diverse landscape of rolling hills, large forests, rivers, lakes and characteristic villages.


 

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Canadian Rockies, Canada


The Canadian Rockies horse riding holiday, in Canada
This ride allows you to explore the Banff National Park and get close to nature, spotting wildlife in its natural habitat. This trail leads deep into the back country and you will stay in comfortable lodges along the way. You will be accompanied by experienced guides who will lead you to one spectacular view after another and take you to the prime wildlife spotting locations.


 

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Canyons and Waterfalls, Brazil


The Canyons and Waterfalls horse riding holiday, in Brazil
Imagine a huge Canyon covered in lush vegetation, cascading waterfalls and thriving biodiversity. You will ride along these steep mountains and canyons, sometimes in sight of the Atlantic coastline, whilst staying in authentic fazenda accommodations. Eat typical home cooked meals and ride with Gaucho guides and their intelligent Criollo horses which have plenty of stamina and agility.


 

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Cape Winelands, South Africa


The Cape Winelands horse riding holiday, in South Africa
Situated in the heart of the Cape winelands in an area steeped in history, culture and known for its fine wine and dining, here you are offered riding holidays with a difference. You can enjoy all of this as well as sampling local culture and even taking in some spa treatments. The team will tailor make a daily itinerary according to your personal tastes where possible. They are also able to mix and match trails, wine and cheese tasting with other experiences to make your dream holiday come true.


 

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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:

Early booking discount:

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



 

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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.


 

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Causses du Quercy, France


The Causses du Quercy horse riding holiday, in France
Nestled in the heart of southwestern France, the preserved park of Causses du Quercy is a beautiful destination for nature-orientated holidays. The region is distinguished by its position atop an ancient limestone plateau which lies in stark contrast with the relatively flat neighbouring region of Aquitaine but also the heights of the Central Massif which it also borders. In addition to this natural wealth, it offers beautiful built and rural heritage in the form of bastide towns, castles and manor houses, dovecotes and windmills. Its unique history and topography have earned it a deserved position amongst the list of UNESCO's global geoparks. Definitely one for architecture fans and those who love outdoor pursuits!


 

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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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Cevennes National Park, France


The Cevennes National Park horse riding holiday, in France
Explore the Cevennes national park on horseback and venture through the dramatic rock formations, deep canyons and rivers, whilst marvelling at the mountains and plateaus. The area is rich in history too, and your knowledgeable guide will regale you with tales as you traverse the stunning natural vista. This area is a new addition for 2018.


 

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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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Coastal Beaches and Vineyards, Uruguay


The Coastal Beaches and Vineyards horse riding holiday, in Uruguay
These horseback rides explore the area around Punta del Este on the eastern coast of Uruguay - the vibrant and fashionable La Barra, and the tranquil and relaxed Jose Ignacio. The beaches themselves invite you to canter, whilst tranquil lagoons offer opportunities to swim the horses and cool off hot riders. Inland there are vineyards aplenty and you can ride through the vines and olive groves. Large, private Estancia have trails running across them which means you can ride for miles without hardly seeing a soul.


 

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Coconut Trail, Brazil


The Coconut Trail horse riding holiday, in Brazil
Explore the tropical paradise of Alagoas state, with its palm-lined, white sand beaches, clear lagoons and coral reefs from the back of a beautiful Mangalarga Marchador horse. The itinerary takes you past coloured sea cliffs, across rivers, through sand dunes and mangrove swamps as well as into the Atlantic rain forest and down the many pristine, deserted beaches. There are typical local fishing villages to explore and delicious seafood to sample - as well as lots of coconut water to quench your thirst after pacey canters along the endless beaches.


 

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Coffee Culture Trail, Colombia


The Coffee Culture Trail horse riding holiday, in Colombia
Colombia has not always had the best reputation for safety and crime, due to a turbulent political past. However, these days it is a far cry from the Colombia of the last decade and tens of thousands of tourists and visitors from all over the globe safely travel to the country for tourism, business, university studies and voluntary work.


 

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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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Colombian Adventures, Colombia


The Colombian Adventures horse riding holiday, in Colombia
These horseback adventures in Colombia offer some of the most unique and fascinating experiences for those looking for a truly Latin American flavour and culture on horseback. Colombia - named after Christopher Columbus himself - has a wild and diverse terrain, which together with its rich history and culture witnessed in every town and city, offers an exciting destination for adventurous travellers.


 

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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.


 

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Cristo Rey Pilgrimage, Mexico


The Cristo Rey Pilgrimage horse riding holiday, in Mexico
Our partner Ángel,is a skilled horseman and knowledgeable guide who trains his horses to be sure-footed and happy. He has great experience of trail riding in Mexico. He has now created a programme called the Cristo Rey Pilgrimage Cavalvade. This is an opportunity to join in a tradition going back more than half a century ago, which gathers “thousands” of Mexican riders at the foot of the monument to Christ the King, on the hill of Cubilete. which is considered to be the geographical centre of Mexico. This tradition and the Cristero War inspired Holly wood to make a film "Cristeros".


 

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Darwin's Rainforest, Brazil


The Darwin
In 1832 the Atlantic Rainforest overwhelmed Charles Darwin with its spectacular beauty and biological diversity. On this trail you ride through these exuberant forests of ancient trees and see a little of what enchanted the young Darwin all those years ago. During the week you ride on narrow tracks through the rainforest, over pastures, crossing rivers and following winding mountain trails. The dramatic mountains of this area can be seen all the way from the city of Rio de Janeiro, but you will feel a million miles away.


 

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Delta Trail (Ride Botswana), Botswana


The Delta Trail (Ride Botswana) horse riding holiday, in Botswana
This is a unique trail ride in the Okavango Delta, where you stay in mobile camps and can follow the herds of game as they migrate through this glorious wetland. Guided by David Foot who also guides our Kalahari ride and has a vast experience, this trail has already become a firm favourite. Combine it with our Kalahari ride for a true Desert and Delta combination.


 

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Dordogne-Perigord, France


The Dordogne-Perigord horse riding holiday, in France
Discover the most visited area of the Dordogne on horseback and ride between picturesque villages and their castles. Experience the culinary delights of the region whilst staying in homely B&B's or small hotels. There is a free afternoon included so you can explore the beautiful medieval village of Sarlat.


 

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Essaouira, Morocco


The Essaouira horse riding holiday, in Morocco
Discover the hills, valleys and coastal villages around the fishing port of Essaouira on horseback. This camping trail allows you to ride through argan forests, sand dunes and along the glorious beaches on kind but tough Berber stallions.


 

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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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Extremadura Trails, Spain


The Extremadura Trails horse riding holiday, in Spain
Extremadura is a region in western Spain which is a paradise for horse riders. Boasting a fabulous climate in autumn, winter and spring, with hot summers, it has excellent preserved natural reserves and historical sites, many of which are UNESCO protected. Characterised by "dehesa" - wooded pasture - it is one of the most prized destinations in Europe for bird-watching enthusiasts and nature lovers the world over. Crossing this land are wide grassy pathways or Canadas Reales, which are ancient routes used by cattle herders for moving their stock between summer and winter pastures. These routes offer safe and enjoyable trots and canters for riders on the beautifully cared for horses of your host and guide.


 

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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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Gaucho Experience, Brazil


The Gaucho Experience horse riding holiday, in Brazil
Brazil offers diverse landscapes and makes for a beautiful backdrop to these horse riding adventures. This is a rare chance to sample the real gaucho world, and make no mistake, these trails are the ultimate in authentic gaucho experiences. If you are dreaming of a unique equestrian adventure and a thoroughly exhilarating riding holiday... well this is it! Thousands of acres of rolling hills are the ideal playground to test the temperament of your Criollo horse.


 

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Gobi and Grasslands Ride, Mongolia


The Gobi and Grasslands Ride horse riding holiday, in Mongolia
Experience the stark desert landscape of the Bayan Gobi and the lush grassland steppes of the Orkhon Valley on this trail which combines riding in both these dramatic locations. If you cannot choose between riding in the desert or the valley then this trail is the perfect combination of both! Discover the hospitality of nomadic hersdmen and camp in wilderness locations far from the tourist crowd.


 

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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.


 

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Gredos Mountains, Spain


The Gredos Mountains horse riding holiday, in Spain
An opportunity for intermediate and experienced riders to explore the Northern and Southern valleys of the Gredos mountains. This is excellent terrain for riding, mostly open fields with magnificent views and paths that follow the course of rivers. The small villages along the trail display the architecture, traditions and way of life of the people who, isolated in this remote place, have had their characters shaped by their unique surroundings.


 

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Hacienda La Alegria, Ecuador


The Hacienda La Alegria horse riding holiday, in Ecuador
Your host Gabriel Espinosa comes from a family steeped in equestrian tradition, and his enthusiasm for riding and horses is at the core of everything at La Alegria. All abilities are catered for from experienced riders to total beginners. The family's mission is to provide the finest horseback riding and eco-tourism adventures in the country from the warm and inviting atmosphere of the historic hacienda.


 

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Hasmas Wilderness, Romania


The Hasmas Wilderness horse riding holiday, in Romania
The Hasmas mountains and national park are embraced by the Carpathian mountains and one of the hidden gems of Europe. These riding tours start from the 1,200m high Kovacspeter ridge where scattered summer shelters can be found and you ride local Hutzul horses across the varied and rocky terrain. These riding tours start from the 1,200m high Kovacspeter ridge where scattered summer shelters can be found. You ride local Carpathian horses which are small but incredibly hardy and very suitable for the rocky and varied mountain terrain.


 

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Historic Transylvania (Kalnoky), Romania


The Historic Transylvania (Kalnoky) horse riding holiday, in Romania
Experience Transylvania's historical landscapes of endless rolling hills adorned with wild flower meadows, forests and tiny villages, set against a backdrop of the Carpathian mountains. The trails take you across un-marked terrain, over hills and through forests, connecting small villages with a multitude of un-noticeable tracks which are only used by horses and carts.


 

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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!


 

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Horizon Botswana (Limpopo Valley), Botswana


The Horizon Botswana (Limpopo Valley) horse riding holiday, in Botswana
Explore on horseback the Mashatu Game Reserve which is located in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve - the eastern tip of Botswana. Mashatu covers 30,000 hectares and is home to great herds of elephant, estimated to be at least 800 strong. Let the beautifully schooled horses help you to discover this wild paradise.

Current special offers:

An offer for our solo travellers! Two places available on future African Explorer and Tuli Safari rides, as well as two garden chalets at Horizon Lodge, with no single supplement!

This offer is available until further notice and depends on the availability of the date you request. Please note that this offer is for genuine single travellers and cannot be used by those travelling with friends or family.


 

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Icelandic Horse Round Up, Iceland


The Icelandic Horse Round Up horse riding holiday, in Iceland
Imagine hundreds of free and spirited horses cantering down from their highland summer pastures to be reclaimed by their owners. Mares and their foals, young horses and geldings traverse the rough terrain, not yet quite willing to surrender their freedom before the onset of winter. The ancient tradition of rounding up horses is only kept alive in the North of Iceland.


 

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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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Israeli Adventure, Israel


The Israeli Adventure horse riding holiday, in Israel
This is a shortened version of the 'Tour Israel' ride and has been designed to show you the best of Israel in a short space of time and for less cost. You will visit Mt Tabor and Nazareth, swim in the Jordan River, visit the site of the first Kibbutz, spend a day in the old city of Jerusalem, visit Masada and swim in the Dead Sea. There are four riding days to be enjoyed.


 

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Kabardino Balkaria, Russia


The Kabardino Balkaria horse riding holiday, in Russia
This exciting new ride for 2020 is offered to those with a pioneering spirit of adventure. The first 3-4 days of the ride take you up to the high plateaus to reach the summer grazing pastures of the Kabardin horses, where you may find herds of 150 horses gathered. Here you set up camp and spend three days exploring the glorious landscape and discovering ancient cave systems, waterfalls and canyons.


 

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Kalahari Ride (Ride Botswana), Botswana


The Kalahari Ride (Ride Botswana) horse riding holiday, in Botswana
Ride through the remote Makgadikgadi salt pans, an incredibly unique area which offers excellent ground for fast riding. In addition to this magical riding terrain you can meet the fascinating desert wildlife including meerkat clans, brown hyenas and aardwolves. With the Zu/Hoasi Bushmen alongside you to interpret your surroundings this is a special riding experience through an extraordinary part of the world.


 

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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.


 

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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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Kiskunság Trails, Hungary


The Kiskunság Trails horse riding holiday, in Hungary
This is a new and fantastic opportunity for advanced and confident riders. This is a long trail ride around the east side of the Kiskunsági National Park. This is a six night trail and will take you around the whole of the National Park, riding mostly on sand. The Kiskunság National Park is a UNESCO biosphere reserve, which comprises of seven units scattered throughout the area. Created in 1975, the park stretches across the Great Hungarian Plain.


 

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Kjolur, Iceland


The Kjolur horse riding holiday, in Iceland
Step back in time and ride along the ancient Kjolur Trail as Icelanders did over the centuries when travelling to the annual summer parliament at Thingvellir. Travelling from south to north (or vice versa) right across the heart of Iceland you will find yourself traversing sandy deserts and lava fields before reaching the lush green valleys of the north.


 

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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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Lake District, Chile


The Lake District horse riding holiday, in Chile
Explore the beauty of the Chilean Lake District on these trail rides through remote and rarely visited valleys. The epic Andes Grand Traverse starts in Argentina and crosses the Andes at Lago Puelo, including riding on both Argentine and Chilean Criollo horses. The other trails are purely riding within the spectacular mountains, valleys and meadows of this stunning region of Chile.


 

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Land of Galilee, Israel


The Land of Galilee horse riding holiday, in Israel
This ride in the Galilee region includes part of the Jesus Trail and also a non-riding day in Jerusalem. The lower Galilee is one of Israel's most beautiful regions and is ideal for a riding vacation - culture, archaeology, history and natural beauty are all there. Horseback is the best way to explore this rocky region and to see its beautiful scenery.


 

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Land of the Thracians, Bulgaria


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.


 

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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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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!


 

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Machu Picchu Mountains, Peru


The Machu Picchu Mountains horse riding holiday, in Peru
This breathtaking horse riding holiday takes you riding through stunning and varied scenery where you will experience riding along the foothills of the Salkantay Glacier, delight yourself with tasty 'Pachamanca' - a traditional Peruvian meal - and top it off by visiting the mystical ruins of Machu Picchu and the famous site of the Inca fortress. Machu Picchu is well known for its cultural and historical importance, as it remains relatively in tact, and it is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has also been considered one of the new seven wonders of the world!


 

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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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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 2021 trail ride by confirming your place, with a deposit, before the end of 2020.

Or book the two trails, Zagoria and King Skerdilajd, together and receive 20% off! Again, your booking must be confirmed with a deposit payment by the end of 2020.


 

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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.


 

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Menorca Trails, Menorca


The Menorca Trails horse riding holiday, in Menorca
Anyone who knows Menorca will know that one of the pillars of its culture, one of the basic elements we have to understand and interpret the history and the character of Menorcans, is the horse. Already in the XIV century the horse was the main player in Menorca's defensive system, associated with the Bridle-path - the Camí de Cavalls which goes all round the edge of the island. Harmony between man and horse persists to this day in a perfect balance between work on the fields and traditional celebrations in which the horse is the veritable star.


 

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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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Namibia Horse Safari Company, Namibia


The Namibia Horse Safari Company horse riding holiday, in Namibia
Exploring the Namibian desert on horseback is one of the most exciting riding experiences in the world. From galloping across vast open plains to cantering up and down the sand dunes, all under a spotless blue sky, adventurous riders will love the riding opportunities available to them as they journey across the oldest desert in the world. Spending the nights next to a dwindling campfire, admiring the stars and enjoying the company of your horse, is a memory to last a lifetime.


 

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Northern Iceland, Iceland


The Northern Iceland horse riding holiday, in Iceland
This family run farmhouse has been welcoming guests for extraordinary riding adventures since 1985. The incredible landscapes of Iceland are a wonder to behold and feature remote valleys, winding rivers and a myriad of colours from white ice and snow in winter to beautiful greens in the summer months. There is a choice of rides choose from and they bring chances to explore Iceland's treasures - the Northern Lights, the coastline of the North Sea, impressive volcanoes (including the world's most volcanic region!), remote fishing villages, whale-watching, magical woodlands and Viking history. It is a land of mystery and legend!


 

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Orkhon Valley Trails, Mongolia


The Orkhon Valley Trails horse riding holiday, in Mongolia
The Orkhon Valley is an extensive area of pasture land which stretches c. 80km in length and 15km in width between the banks of the Orkhon river. With your nomadic Mongolian guides you can discover this beautiful region on horseback. This is the Mongolia of your dreams with the steppes stretching out in front of you and the yurts and herds dotted all around. Riding in Mongolia is always an adventure and a cultural experience, but it is your choice as to how rustic you wish to be.


 

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Patagonia, Chile


The Patagonia horse riding holiday, in Chile
This superb Chilean destination is suited to adventurous types, looking to ride "off the beaten track". On some of the rides you will have the company of Chilean horsemen (in addition to your guide) - you ride into some remote areas where the only access is on foot or horseback. Wild, open pampas are ideal for exhilarating gallops whilst the icy lakes and impressive glaciers create a superb backdrop to these spectacular riding adventures.


 

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Pays de la Loire, France


The Pays de la Loire horse riding holiday, in France
Ride on horseback through the stunning Loire Valley, stopping at chateaus for leisurely lunches and wine tastings. There are week-long trails as well as short breaks for those who have less time. Most trails move on each night, but there is a centre based option too.


 

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Petra Trails, Jordan


The Petra Trails horse riding holiday, in Jordan
This destination in Jordan offers you a combination of international experience, local influence, a high standard of quality and warm hospitality. Your host has a great passion for this country and for horses and wish to share all its wonders and beauty in such a way that Jordan leaves an unforgettable impression in your mind and heart.


 

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Rhodope Mountain Trails, Bulgaria


The Rhodope Mountain Trails horse riding holiday, in Bulgaria
This family-run riding destination is owned by a qualified vet who speaks excellent English. He keeps a small herd of forward-going, responsive horses who are fit for mountain adventures. The riding is very scenic including plenty of trots and canters and great opportunities to explore the region's history and culture along the way.


 

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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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Sacred Valley, Peru


The Sacred Valley horse riding holiday, in Peru
This prestigious ranch in the Andean Highlands offers exceptional riding trails for experienced riders. Discover the smoothness and spirit of the Peruvian Paso horse on riding trails that traverse the terraces, mountains and valleys of this Inca kingdom and take time to explore the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu.


 

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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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Sahara Desert Trails, Morocco


The Sahara Desert Trails horse riding holiday, in Morocco
Discover the Sahara desert on a forward going Barb or Arabian stallion, opting to either camp or overnight in comfortable hostels. There are many canters and gallops on offer so these rides are for competent riders only.


 

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Salta Trails, Argentina


The Salta Trails horse riding holiday, in Argentina
The province of Salta is in northern Argentina and features an amazing landscape of mountains, rivers and valleys. These horseback trails explore the beautiful Calchaqui Valley (Valles Calcahquies in Spanish) which is best known for its contrast of colours and unique geography that ranges from mountain desert to subtropical forest.


 

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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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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:

Due to a last minute cancellation, our partners are offering a fantastic 10% discount on the Madonie Trail in Sicily from 12th - 19th September & 26th September - 3rd October 2020.

A great saving on a fabulous trip to a Covid-safe travel destination!


 

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Sierra Nevada Trails, Spain


The Sierra Nevada Trails horse riding holiday, in Spain
Fantastic trail rides led by Manolo from our Almeria horse riding destination on the southern coast of Spain. These rides are based in the Sierra Nevada national park, which is home to some of the most impressive terrain in Andalucia. With landscapes ranging from high mountains to deep river valleys and gorges and out to the stark wilderness of desert and farmland beyond, you will experience a land almost designed for discovery and adventure. These impenetrable mountainous barriers have for centuries played major roles in the historic battles and conquests of these lands; abetting and impeding military advances in equal measure.


 

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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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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!


 

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Southern Comfort, Iceland


The Southern Comfort horse riding holiday, in Iceland
Gestur and family operate tours all over south Iceland, both in popular tourist places as well as in the most rural places in Iceland. Gestur and Margrét and sons have been operating from Kálfhóll farm and have offered the Golden Circle tour and Landmannalaugar tour for many years now. Their sons Egill and Hannes help their parents to make this experience an amazing one for the guests. The family at Kálfhóll farm are well known for their great hospitality and enjoy leading their guests into the magic world of the Golden Circle and Landmannalaugar.


 

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Swazi Culture & Scenery, Eswatini


The Swazi Culture & Scenery horse riding holiday, in Eswatini
The Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) is a new and exciting destination for horse riders - with its diverse terrain, accommodation and Swazi culture, you'll be immersed in the real Africa. Explore three different parks on horseback and on foot/in vehicles to get a fantastic overview of the country. High up in the mountains of Mlilwane North you will get never-ending views across Eswatini, South Africa and Mozambique, putting the whole of life into perspective.


 

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Szekely Trails, Romania


The Szekely Trails horse riding holiday, in Romania
Horseback trails along the main ridge of the Carpathian mountains take travellers to untouched and pristine mountainous landscapes with old pine forests, pure creeks, dramatic limestone rocks, hidden farming villages, vast fields and lush meadows still cultivated traditionally by locals. On these trails you'll meet the Szekely - a Hungarian speaking ethnic group from eastern Transylvania that live in the valleys and hills of the eastern Carpathian mountains.

Current special offers:

Confirm your booking for 2021 before the 15th March 2021 and receive a discount of 30€ (EUR) per person
OR a group discount 60€ (EUR, per person, for groups of 6 booking together.

Please note that discounts cannot be used in conjunction with one another.


 

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The Painted Birds, Uruguay


The The Painted Birds horse riding holiday, in Uruguay
"Uruguay" means "River of the Painted Birds" in the local Guarani language and this riding trail takes you through traditional estancias, a biosphere wetlands reserve and along the beaches of the Atlantic ocean. Discover the land of the gaucho and his versatile working horse - the Criollo. Marvel at the variety of landscapes that you pass through and try to spot dolphins and sea lions along the coastline.


 

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Tierra del Fuego, Argentina


The Tierra del Fuego horse riding holiday, in Argentina
Tierra del Fuego (translated as Land of Fire) is located at the southernmost tip of South America. Our adventurous new ride is situated on the Mitre Peninsula which is the most eastern point of the main island. This is the End of the World, with only Antarctica further south. Follow in the footsteps of ancient pioneers and marvel at landscapes which are largely unchanged and still wild and natural. Your journey is dictated by the tides of the Atlantic Ocean and you may be picking your way around jagged coasts or cantering down endless deserted beaches.


 

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Tour Israel, Israel


The Tour Israel horse riding holiday, in Israel
This is the stables' signature ride, combining various different parts of Israel for the ultimate experience. The tour includes the regions of Galilee, Jerusalem, the Judaean Desert (including Masada), the Dead Sea and a night in Tel Aviv. It is an eight night programme with three different geographic areas - a comprehensive and rewarding Israeli experience.


 

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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.


 

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TransMongolia Trail, Mongolia


The TransMongolia Trail horse riding holiday, in Mongolia
Discover the wild and remote Mongolia on this incredible trail ride which traverses the Khogno Khan and Arkhangai. This three week trail is an adventurous expedition across central Mongolia where you can discover the joy of Mongolian horses along with the tradition and hospitality of nomadic herdsmen and their families.


 

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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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Tusheti Mountain Trails, Georgia


The Tusheti Mountain Trails horse riding holiday, in Georgia
These adventurous treks on horseback take you through the heart of the Tusheti national park in the Caucasus mountains and riding over passes of 3,000m high. The scenery is spectacular and you will feel as though you are riding on top of the world. Drop down into flower-filled meadows and camp beside mountain streams. Meet local nomadic Tush people who spend their summers in the high mountains and their winters in the valleys.


 

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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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Wait A Little, South Africa


The Wait A Little horse riding holiday, in South Africa
Ride in the 30,000 hectare Karongwe and Makalali game reserves, home to all of the Big Five. The rides are for experienced riders only and include some lovely, long canters, occasional gallops and jumps. The horses are beautifully schooled for dressage and over fences to make them a responsive mount. These Big Five safaris are mobile so you can cover greater distances.


 

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Waterberg Big Five Safari, South Africa


The Waterberg Big Five Safari horse riding holiday, in South Africa
Entabeni - "The Place of the Mountain" is a stunning reserve situated within the World Heritage Waterberg Biosphere. Within this spectacular landscape all of the Big Five reside, along with plentiful plains game too. Riding safaris take place on both the upper and lower escarpments so you get to experience not only the stunning ecosystems, but also search for a high number of animals. The usual riding safari itinerary includes staying in a lodge on the lower escarpment before moving to a fly camp in the bush for an authentic African adventure, finishing with another lodge.


 

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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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Wild Coast Trails, South Africa


The Wild Coast Trails horse riding holiday, in South Africa
This is not just a beach ride - it's an adventure. Rolling hills, deep gorges and cliff tops that plunge into the ocean; exhilarating beach gallops, pristine environments and stunning views. The local Xhosa people are warm and friendly as you meander through their villages that seem long forgotten in this rural African wilderness.


 

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Wild Nature and Nomads, Kyrgyzstan


The Wild Nature and Nomads horse riding holiday, in Kyrgyzstan
Adventurous riding programmes in the Kyrgyz wilderness! Experience nomadic life and explore the incredible nature of Kyrgyzstan from the back of a native horse, the perfect vehicle for the countryside.


 

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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.


 

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Winter in Albania, Albania


The Winter in Albania horse riding holiday, in Albania
New for winter 2019/20 is this ride from our partners in Albania. Using the same horses as their summer rides, you can discover the highlights of southern Albania during the colder winter months. Combining three days of horse riding across ever-changing landscapes of valleys, hills, forests and rivers, with plenty of steep climbs and descents, you will also spend three days enjoying the culture, local hospitality, monuments, thermal baths and archaeological sites of Albania.


 

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Winter in Mongolia, Mongolia


The Winter in Mongolia horse riding holiday, in Mongolia
Winter rides in Mongolia are not for the faint-hearted! The weather in Mongolia from November to March is very cold, but also very dry, so you will experience the wonder of the steppes glittering under a forever blue sky. Discover on horseback the magic landscapes of the Orkhon Valley, the dunes of Bayan Gobi desert and the wild Przewalski horses in Hustai national park, all in a wintry white wonderland that few tourists will witness.


 

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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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