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South Africa - Ant’s Lodges

Price from $2,414.38 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Two beautifully designed and luxurious lodges based on their own private game reserves offering a very personal experience. All levels of riders are catered for on excellent well-schooled horses. Non riders are very welcome.

Experience Level
  • Open All Year
  • Flexible arrivals
  • 7 nights | 4 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Johannesburg
  • Weight limit: No set weight limit.
  • Usual maximum: 16

North Macedonia - Miyak Tribe Trail

Price from $1,427.62 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

An adventurous trail ride through North Macedonia, experiencing the shepherd’s way of life. Stay at remote guesthouses and camp high in the mountains, waking up to beautiful views and fresh air.

Experience Level
  • Open May-Oct
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 6 days of riding | 5 to 9 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Skopje
  • Weight limit: 15st 9lbs (100 kg) (219 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 10

Iceland - Hestasport Escapes

Price from $1,269.00 for 3 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Stay in a private self-catering cottage and explore the beautiful forgotten trails in the outback of Skagafjörður in northern Iceland, renowned for the quality of its horses. Home at Hestasport is perfect for families and groups of mixed ability, whilst the Mountain Challenge welcomes more experienced riders on trails into the mountains.
These rides combine well with an extended self-drive tour of Iceland and are great for accompanying non-riders.

Experience Level
  • Open Jul-Sep
  • Flexible arrivals
  • Minimum 3 nights | 1 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Reykjavik
  • Weight limit: 17st 2lbs (109 kg) (240 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 14

Montana - Rocking Z

Price from $2,767.50 for 6 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Set in the grassy foothills of the Rocky Mountains this small family owned and run guest ranch is great for all ages and abilities. There is an emphasis on natural horsemanship and you can really get a feel for this with the ranch’s home-trained horses.

Experience Level
  • Open Apr-Sep
  • Set arrivals
  • 6 nights / 5 days of riding | 3 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Helena
  • Weight limit: 17st 2lbs (109 kg) (240 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 23

Iceland - Round Up

Price from $1,370.97 for 3 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

The Round Ups take place in the north and south of Iceland and you will witness the farmers bringing their animals down from the mountains before winter sets in. Hours in the saddle can be long and the rides are usually highly sociable as all the local farmers gather to assist. Some of the Sheep Round Ups can be more challenging in terms of the riding, guest participation and accommodation.

Experience Level
  • Open Sep-Oct
  • Set arrivals
  • 3 to 6 nights / 3 to 6 days of riding | 3 to 9 hours riding per day | Nearest collection point:Reykjavik
  • Weight limit: 17st 4lbs (110 kg) (242 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 20

Montana - Hidden Hollow Hideaway

Price from $2,500.00 for 6 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Hidden Hollow Ranch is on a family owned working ranch in the foothills of the Big Belt Mountains. This is a beautiful place to enjoy riding over the ranch trying your hand at some cattle work and learning more about life as a Montana rancher.

Experience Level
  • Open Jun-Aug
  • Set arrivals
  • 6 nights / 5 days of riding | 3 to 6 hours riding per day |
  • Weight limit: 17st 2lbs (109 kg) (240 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 10

Ecuador - Hacienda Zuleta

Price from $2,170.00 for 4 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Dating back to the 16th century, Hacienda Zuleta is a beautiful colonial working farm nestled in the heart of the Andes. Ideally located only two hours’ drive from Quito.

Experience Level
  • Open All Year
  • Flexible arrivals
  • Minimum 4 nights | 1 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Quito
  • Weight limit: 15st 9lbs (100 kg) (219 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

Arizona - White Stallion Ranch

Price from $1,675.19 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

This charming, family owned and run informal ranch really gives you the feeling of the Old West. At the foot of the ruggedly beautiful Tucson Mountains, adjacent to the Saguaro National Park, ranch hospitality is blended perfectly with the comforts of a top resort.

Experience Level
  • Open All Year
  • Flexible arrivals
  • Variable length stays | 1 to 4 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Tucson
  • Weight limit: No set weight limit.
  • Usual maximum: 10

Arizona - Tombstone Monument Ranch

Price from $1,464.18 for 6 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Just a few miles from the site of the famous gun fight at the OK corral, Tombstone Monument Ranch has been purpose built as an 1880’s Main Street with dirt roads and boardwalks. It’s a step back in time combined with great riding across the rugged terrain. The perfect wild west adventure!

Experience Level
  • Open All Year
  • Flexible arrivals
  • Variable length stays | 1 to 4 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Tucson
  • Weight limit: No set weight limit.
  • Usual maximum: 9

Iceland - Highland Expeditions

Price from $2,707.95 for 5 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

These challenging expeditions take you into the highlands and mountains of Iceland, where you stay in sleeping bag accommodation in basic mountain huts. Riding with a herd of loose horses, following ancient routes into remote areas, these trail rides are great adventures for strong riders.

Experience Level
  • Open Jun-Aug
  • Set arrivals
  • 5 to 7 nights / 5 to 7 days of riding | 3 to 7 hours riding per day | Nearest collection point:Reykjavik
  • Weight limit: 17st 4lbs (110 kg) (242 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 20

Iceland - Highland Trails

Price from $1,018.60 for 2 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

The Highland Trails vary from two to seven nights, taking you away from everyday life and into the highlands of Iceland. Accommodation is in guesthouses or farmhouses, with made up beds, so provide a more comfortable adventure for those not wishing to pack a sleeping bag. Some of the trails are suitable for intermediate riders and above, whilst others require a more experienced rider.

The shorter rides are great as a stand alone short break, or work well as part of a longer stay in Iceland.

Experience Level
  • Open Feb-Mar, May-Dec
  • Set arrivals
  • 2 to 7 nights / 2 to 6 days of riding | 2 to 8 hours riding per day | Nearest collection point:Reykjavik
  • Weight limit: 17st 4lbs (110 kg) (242 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 18

British Columbia - Tsylos Lodge

Price from $4,395.44 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Tsylos Lodge is located at the north end of Chilko Lake where the turquoise blue waters are fed by glacial streams and surrounded by majestic peaks. This is one of the most impressive areas in British Columbia. A wilderness land of log cabins and wood smoke; horses and bears; slower time zones and a never empty coffee pot.

Experience Level
  • Open Jun-Oct
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 5 days of riding | 4 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Air Elite Building
  • Weight limit: 14st 4lbs (91 kg) (200 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8