- Latin America
- North America
- Holiday Types
- Book Now
Two years ago I received an email from a woman called Amanda Retzlaff. Her story sounded extraordinary: she and her husband had fled Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe with104 horses which they had rescued during the land invasions and taken across the border to Mozambique.
Vast plains steep shingle screes snow-encrusted tussock bushes and majestic mountain peaks – welcome to Lawrie O’Carroll’s office. The man with the firm handshake and a twinkle in his eye has turned a love of horses and a passion for the dramatic South Island high country into a successful trekking business run alongside his farming operation at Hawarden in North Canterbury.
What do international event riders do when they have free time? Mary King one of Great Britain’s top three-day eventers and a member of the gold-medal team at the Alltech FEI games enjoys unwinding on horseback safaris in South Africa arranged by In The Saddle – Holidays on Horseback.