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Booking your Riding Holiday

1. Choose Your Ride

Read the individual ride pages, narrow your choice by type or destination, read the Ride Reviews on each trip.

Please call 01299 272 997 or email if you have any questions. Each ride page on the website gives details of how to contact the In The Saddle consultant for your ride.

Read the various sections on our website under the Plan Your Holiday tab which gives lots of useful information about accommodation, dietary requests, travel insurance etc.

2. Check Availability and the Price for Your Chosen Ride

a) Check the individual ride page for dates, prices and to see if there is availability on your preferred date, or

b) Email the In The Saddle expert for that ride or our general email address, or

c) Call us on 01299 272 997

3. Hold a Provisional Booking

When we have confirmed the date and the price for your holiday we will hold a provisional booking for up to three days to allow you time to complete and return a Booking Form. You should not confirm flights until you hear from us that your place on the ride is on hold.

4. The Booking Form

a) You can either complete a booking request online or

b) We can email or post you the booking form to complete and return to us. Please provide us with detailed information on your riding skills and experience to help us establish that you have the appropriate ability for the ride and to forward to the ride operator to ensure you are matched with the right horse.

c) Your booking is subject to the terms and conditions of the ride operator and the In The Saddle Terms and Conditions.  In The Saddle acts solely as agent for the operator.

5. Payment

The usual deposit is 20% but some trips require a deposit of 30%, or higher, and we will clarify this with you when you call to make a booking. If you book within 10 weeks of departure, then you should forward full payment for your trip with your booking form.

6. Confirming your Booking

After receipt of your Booking Form, we will send you a Confirmation Pack. This contains your Confirmation Invoice which will show the date on which your final balance is due. We will also include comprehensive information on the ride, an equipment list, maps (where possible) and an itinerary confirming the details of your trip.