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Kyrgyzstan - The Great Trek

Price from $1,481.02 for 10 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

An adventurous trail ride across the high mountains, deep fertile valleys and arid peaks of central Kyrgyzstan staying in tented camps and family yurts. A real opportunity to experience a different way of life and culture.

Experience Level
  • Open Jun-Sep
  • Set arrivals
  • 10 to 17 nights / 7 to 15 days of riding | 6 to 8 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Bishkek
  • Weight limit: 14st 2lbs (90 kg) (198 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 10

Botswana and South Africa - African Explorer

Price from $2,226.47 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

A fabulous holiday combining super riding in two countries over eight days (seven nights). The first four nights are spent at Camp Davidson, the tented camp at Horizon. On the fifth day transfer by road to Botswana to explore the Tuli Block for three nights.

Experience Level
  • Open All Year
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 6 days of riding | 4 to 7 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Johannesburg
  • Weight limit: 14st 13lbs (95 kg) (209 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 12

Iceland - Round Up

Price from $1,394.63 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

Ecuador - Colonial Hacienda

Price from $4,175.00 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

A journey back in time during which you will see two beautiful but distinct areas of the Andes. Ride along ancient Inca highways and Spanish colonial routes staying in charming haciendas along the way. The ride begins in the northern highlands around Otavalo and ends in the Cotopaxi area.

Experience Level
  • Open Jun-Sep, Nov-Apr
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 7 days of riding | 4 to 7 hours riding per day | Nearest collection point:Casa Aliso
  • Weight limit: 13st 5lbs (85 kg) (187 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

Morocco - Desert Trails

Price from $987.35 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

The sand in the desert is perfect for fast riding and the Arabs you ride will be keen for a canter. Our camping itineraries run in the cooler months, when the temperature is idea for riding.

Experience Level
  • Open Sep-May
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 6 days of riding | 2 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Ouarzazate
  • Weight limit: 14st (89 kg) (196 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 10

Azores - Relaxed Ride

Price from $1,030.55 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

This flexible itinerary allows you plenty of time to relax and explore this island. Dolphin and whale watching is a must do activity. The riding is on São Miguel the largest island in the Azores in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

Experience Level
  • Open All Year
  • Flexible arrivals
  • Variable length stays | 3 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Ponta Delgada
  • Weight limit: 14st 13lbs (95 kg) (209 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 10

Spain - Transhumance

Price from $2,406.66 for 8 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Follow ancient routes to the summer pastures. This is a very special trail ride from Extremadura to Gredos – a great experience.

Experience Level
  • Open May-Jun, Oct-Nov
  • Set arrivals
  • 8 nights / 7 days of riding | 4 to 7 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Madrid
  • Weight limit: 14st 2lbs (90 kg) (198 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 10

Colombia - Barichara Ride

Price from $2,600.00 for 9 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

A challenging trail ride following historical routes through the province of Santander in eastern Colombia. Your horseback adventure starts at Oiba and ends in the colonial town of Barichara. Along the way you will experience some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes and gain an insight into local life in small villages.

Experience Level
  • Open Jan, Mar-Sep, Nov
  • Set arrivals
  • 9 nights / 5 days of riding | 4 to 9 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Bogota
  • Weight limit: 15st 9lbs (100 kg) (219 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 12

Ecuador - Volcanoes and Vistas Ride

Price from $3,950.00 for 10 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

A challenging ride in very distinct areas of Ecuador; the scenic nothern highlands, the remote Pinan region and the rugged Cotopaxi area.

Experience Level
  • Open Jul-Sep, Nov-Mar
  • Set arrivals
  • 10 nights / 10 days of riding | 4 to 7 hours riding per day | Nearest collection point:Cruz Loma Hotel, Quito
  • Weight limit: 13st 5lbs (85 kg) (187 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

Morocco - Horses, Dunes & Nomads

Price from $1,546.84 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Ride in one of the most beautiful parts of the Moroccan desert. And yet far from anywhere, there are comfortable riads and lodges welcoming travellers onto this remote desert trail where you don’t need a sleeping bag.

Experience Level
  • Open Oct-Apr
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 6 days of riding | 2 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Ouarzazate
  • Weight limit: 14st (89 kg) (196 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 10

New Zealand - Explorer Trails

Price from $873.03 for nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

In the high country of South Island this trail ride takes you through the sheep and cattle stations surrounding Waitohi Downs. You ride over mountains, through valleys, alongside rivers and open tussock. Feel part of the rugged beauty of this area.

Experience Level
  • Open Jan-Apr
  • Set arrivals
  • to nights / 3 to 6 days of riding | 4 to 10 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Christchurch
  • Weight limit: 15st 10lbs (100 kg) (220 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 15

Iceland - Highland Expeditions

Price from $2,664.61 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

Australia - Snowy Mountains

Price from $1,185.33 for nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

A rustic camping trail through the northern most part of the Kosciuszko National Park in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales. Arguably some of Australia’s most picturesque and challenging country.

Experience Level
  • Open Jan-Apr
  • Set arrivals
  • to nights / 3 to 5 days of riding | 4 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Cooma
  • Weight limit: 17st (108 kg) (238 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 16

Turkey - Cappadocia Trails

Price from $1,703.18 for 6 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Experience the beauty of Cappadocia from horseback. Ride fit, forward going horses across a diverse landscape amongst the distinctive fairy chimneys.

Experience Level
  • Open Apr-Oct
  • Set arrivals
  • 6 nights / 5 days of riding | 3 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Kayseri
  • Weight limit: 14st 1lbs (90 kg) (197 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

Montenegro - Mountain Riders

Price from $1,715.52 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

These trail rides offer stunning mountain views in a truly remote part of Europe. Discover the local cuisine and way of life whilst exploring on horseback.

Experience Level
  • Open May-Oct
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 6 days of riding | 5 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Podgorica
  • Weight limit: 14st 2lbs (90 kg) (198 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

India - Fairs & Festivals

Price from $2,762.50 for 10 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

This popular itinerary combines six days riding in Rajasthan, visits to Delhi, Jaipur, the bird sanctuary at Bharatpur, a huge cattle & horse fair at Bateshwar and the Taj Mahal at Agra. Finish by celebrating the spectacular Diwali Festival with your new-found friends.

Experience Level
  • Open Nov
  • Set arrivals
  • 10 to 14 nights / 6 days of riding | 4 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Delhi
  • Weight limit: 14st (89 kg) (196 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 12

Uruguay - Gaucho Trails

Price from $3,890.00 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

The Painted Birds trail takes you over coastal estancias, along beaches and over shifting sand dunes, through palm groves and along the shores of the wetlands, some of the largest expanses of inland water in South America. There is also the option to spend time inland at Posada Balcon del Abra or riding through Jose Ignacio on the coast.

Experience Level
  • Open Feb-Mar, Nov-Dec
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 7 days of riding | 3 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Montevideo
  • Weight limit: 14st 13lbs (95 kg) (209 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

Greenland - Glaciers and Fjords

Price from $2,066.51 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Explore the high mountains and green valleys of southern Greenland on sure footed Icelandic Horses. Your guides are local sheep farmers and the barrenness of the landscape they work and protect will amaze you.

Experience Level
  • Open Jul
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 5 days of riding | 4 to 8 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Narsarsuaq
  • Weight limit: 15st 9lbs (100 kg) (219 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 7

Costa Rica - Wilderness Ride

Price from $2,195.00 for 8 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

An adventurous expedition type trail ride taking you through the tropical rainforests and giving an insight into rural Costa Rican life. This journey starts inland near to the Carara National Park and ends at the Pacific coast.

Experience Level
  • Open Nov-Aug
  • Set arrivals
  • 8 nights / 6 days of riding | 4 to 7 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:San Jose
  • Weight limit: 14st 12lbs (95 kg) (208 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 6

Romania - Transylvania Trail

Price from $2,005.55 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Journey through a landscape of meadows, forests, hills and small villages on the back of a well-trained fit and forward going horse. Experience what life is like in rural Romania by staying with local farmers en route. A true adventure.

Experience Level
  • Open Apr-Oct
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 6 days of riding | 3 to 7 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Bucharest
  • Weight limit: 14st 2lbs (90 kg) (198 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

Rhodes - South Rhodes Trail

Price from $1,592.10 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

This holiday combines riding on the coast with trail rides across the interior. It’s a leisurely exploration on horseback taking in the best that the island of Rhodes has to offer.

Experience Level
  • Open Mar-Jun, Sep-Nov
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 nights / 5 days of riding | 3 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Rhodes
  • Weight limit: 15st 10lbs (100 kg) (220 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 5

Arizona - Tombstone Monument Ranch

Price from $1,307.88 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

Spain - Catalan Coastal Trails

Price from $1,468.68 for 6 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Trail rides through the coastal hills of Catalonia and along the Mediterranean coast and beaches. These trails are for confident and fit riders. There are 3 different itineraries to choose between.

Experience Level
  • Open Sep-Jun
  • Set arrivals
  • 6 to 7 nights / 5 to 6 days of riding | 3 to 7 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Barcelona
  • Weight limit: 14st 1lbs (90 kg) (197 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 12

Iceland - Highland Adventures

Price from $3,677.88 for 6 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

** In The Saddle are excited to announce a bespoke itinerary in the highlands of Iceland. This is an exclusive ride for In The Saddle guests and will be accompanied by a member of our team. There is just one date available (June 2020), and spaces are limited! **

These trail rides in the north of Iceland are a healthy mixture of comfort and adventure on horseback, driving a herd of free running horses to discover the high moors of Eyvindarstaðaheiði.

Experience Level
  • Open Jun-Aug
  • Set arrivals
  • 6 nights / 6 days of riding | 2 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Reykjavik
  • Weight limit: 17st 2lbs (109 kg) (240 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 14

North Macedonia - Miyak Tribe Trail

Price from $1,399.57 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

South Africa - Wait A Little

Price from $3,017.81 for 7 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Near to Kruger National Park this is a fun and challenging safari with opportunities for some great long fast canters. The horses are beautifully schooled and a pleasure to ride. Excellent possibilities to see the Big Five: elephant, rhino, lion, leopard, and buffalo.

Experience Level
  • Open All Year
  • Set arrivals
  • 7 to 9 nights / 6 to 8 days of riding | 4 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Hoedspruit
  • Weight limit: 15st (96 kg) (210 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 7

Namibia - Damara Ride

Price from $5,834.42 for 10 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Named for the Damara people who make up much of its small population, Damaraland is a place of vast open spaces, amazing colours and the forbidding Skeleton Coast. A tremendous adventure.

Experience Level
  • Open Jul-Aug
  • Set arrivals
  • 10 nights / 8 days of riding | 4 to 8 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Windhoek
  • Weight limit: 13st 5lbs (85 kg) (187 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 15

Eswatini - Mlilwane Explorer

Price from $2,172.99 for nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Explore eSwatini on horseback as well as enjoy game viewing from vehicle. An opportunity to really get to know this fascinating country.

Experience Level
  • Open May-Jul, Sep
  • Set arrivals
  • to nights / 6 days of riding | 4 to 6 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Johannesburg
  • Weight limit: 13st 5lbs (85 kg) (187 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

France - Bayeux to Mont Saint Michel

Price from $3,196.54 for 6 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Explore Normandy on horseback, home to rolling green countryside, stone farmhouses, white cliffs cider and cows. This area is known for many famous towns including Caen Bayeux and of course the iconic Mont St-Michel. 

Experience Level
  • Open Aug-Sep
  • Set arrivals
  • 6 nights / 5 days of riding | 2 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest collection point:Bayeux
  • Weight limit: 14st 13lbs (95 kg) (209 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

Yukon - Shine Valley

Price from $2,940.24 for 12 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Yukon, the last Canadian border before Alaska, is a true experience of wilderness beauty: glacial valleys, pristine rivers and lakes, alpine meadows, forest and tundra. On this expedition, you follow the paths of wild animals such as moose, caribou and wolves, and in the footsteps of the last trappers of the Yukon.

Experience Level
  • Open May-Sep
  • Set arrivals
  • 12 nights / 10 days of riding | 4 to 7 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Whitehorse
  • Weight limit: 17st 12lbs (114 kg) (250 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

Ecuador - Hacienda Zuleta

Price from $4,130.00 for 8 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
  • Variable length stays | 1 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Quito
  • Weight limit: 15st 9lbs (100 kg) (219 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8

Brazil - Bahia Beach Ride

Price from $2,812.50 for 6 nights ( GBP | EUR | USD )

Growing rapidly in popularity Bahia is known for its golden sands and emerald seas. This part of Brazil is the perfect spot for an exotic riding holiday. Ride along the palm-fringed coastline, traverse tropical beaches and explore characterful villages.

Experience Level
  • Open Mar, May, Sep, Nov-Dec
  • Set arrivals
  • 6 nights / 5 days of riding | 3 to 5 hours riding per day | Nearest airport:Porto Seguro
  • Weight limit: 15st 9lbs (100 kg) (219 pounds)
  • Usual maximum: 8