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    SPAIN
    Horse Riding Spain is a high quality establishment offering centre-based riding holidays. The ranch is situated in an oasis of green trees and orange groves, in a secluded river valley on the outskirts of the Sierra de las Nieves National Reserve. This tranquil retreat is ideally located close to the town of Coín, and just 35 minutes from Malaga airport, making it ideal for both short-breaks and week-long holidays.

    ITALY
    Agriturismo Diacceroni is a delightful Tuscan retreat perfect for a fantastic family holiday. A landscape of golden wheat fields, fragrant olive groves and terraced rows of verdant vineyards flanking medieval hilltop villages awaits guests. Beautiful accommodation and a host of equestrian activities from trail riding and children's lessons to dressage and jumping tuition.

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    SLOVENIA
    Ranch Marina
    - Authentic western Ranch, located in the stunning natural beauty of the Kočevska region of Southern Slovenia.

    POLAND
    Trail Riding and Centre-Based - Explore the stunning Bieszczady Mountains on a trail ride or centre-based holiday. Nature lover's paradise!

    CHILE
    Fundo Laguna Blanca - Horse riding in 1200 hectares of private park, surrounded by national parks and flanked by volcanoes.

    USA
    Running Horse Ranch -
    Fantastic Trail Riding in California. Delightful family Ranch in the Angeles National Forest.

    FRANCE
    Horse Holidays France - Castles and Kings. Beautiful trail riding holidays. Itineraries through magnificent parkland.

    CANADA
    Montana Hill Guest Ranch - Relaxing retreat! Wonderful guest ranch in pristine British Columbia

    UK
    Penycoed Horse Riding - Escape to the rustic Welsh/Shropshire borders. Luxury cabins, pony camps, lessons and day rides.

    HUNGARY
    Pipacshon Lovasliget - Art therapy and horse riding holidays in Hungary. Day riding, pony camps, horseback tours.

    ITALY
    Colleverde Country House -
    Tranquil retreat, nestled amongst rolling hills and fragrant forests surrounding Perugia. Trail riding and tuition.

  • Riding Holidays in Colombia

    The Coffee Triangle is a spectacular area in Colombia, which by definition is formed by the three departments of Quindio, Caldas and Risaralda. This remote and beautiful landscape is perfect for exploring on horseback; a unique terrain of lush valleys and towering palms flanked by dramatic volcanic peaks.

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    Riding Holidays in Colombia

    Horseback Riding Colombia have used their 20 years of experience in the equestrian industry to carefully design an adventurous, action-packed trail riding itinerary which gives riding guests a truly unforgettable holiday experience.

    This region of Colombia has an enviable climate and a wealth of fantastic flora and fauna. The varied terrain allows for a mixed pace ride, with opportunities for faster riding on the responsive Colombian Criollo. Experienced, fit riders will relish spending 6 or 7 hours a day in the saddle discovering waterfalls and volcanos and experiencing first-hand the local culture and customs. Wholesome food, fantastic hospitality and knowledgeable dedicated guides - this trail ride has all the ingredients for wonderful riding holidays in Colombia.

    Accommodation along the trail is in a selection of traditional hotels and estancia, with some overnight comfortable camping. Discover colourful towns and peaceful villages. Swim in cool, clear lakes and relax in the soothing, therapeutic waters of geothermal pools. Learn something of the local coffee culture with a tour round a local coffee plantation. This trail ride incorporates all that this magnificent region has to offer.

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    COFFEE TRIANGLE TRAIL - 9 nights/10 days (8 days riding)
    Price from: € 2690 - Full board (all meals, water and soft-drinks)
    Accommodation is in double/twin rooms (2pax/room) with private bathroom. Some camping.
    6-7 hours riding per day. Riders should be fit and confident at all paces and fully able to control their horse in open spaces. Competent children aged 12+ accepted, when accompanied by an adult.
    Min: 2 people (discounts apply for 2+ pax)
    Max: 20 People
    Max weight: 120 kg

    DATES:
    27 Dec 2017 to 06 Jan 2018Riding Holidays in Colombia
    20 - 29 Jan 2018
    17 - 26 Feb 2018
    10 - 19 Mar 2018
    07 - 16 Apr 2018
    21 - 30 Apr 2018
    21 - 30 May 2018
    06 - 15 Jul 2018
    27 Jul - 05 Aug 2018
    24 Aug - 02 Sept 2018
    21 - 30 Sept 2018
    22 - 31 Oct 2018
    21 - 30 Nov 2018
    27 Dec 2018 to 06 Jan 2019

     Please contact us for more details on Riding Holidays in Colombia

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  • Riding Holidays in Tuscany

    tuscany-2044332_1920Tuscany is home to an enchanting landscape of fragrant olive groves and vineyard terraces, rolling hills and medieval hilltop villages.

    Agriturismo Diacceroni is ideally situated in one of the most picturesque parts of this region between Pisa, Florence and Siena, making it a perfect for family holidays. The 250 hectare working estate offers a range of both riding and non-riding activities, making it ideal for families and mixed groups. From sunset trail rides and dressage tuition to cookery courses and mountain bike excursions, this delightful location has something for every guest.

     

    Riding Holidays in Tuscany

    Agriturismo Diacceroni have designed a number of fantastic trail riding itineraries to showcase their petit pocket of paradise. Discover the magical atmosphere of a cool, tranquil sunrise on horseback, culminating in a delicious breakfast, or enjoy the iridescent colours of sunset from the saddle with an evening trail, topped off with wine and dinner on your return. This area has a wealth of history, architecture and culture, entwined within its sleepy villages, rolling hills, dense woodland and scenic river D’Era. The experienced owners of this charming estate have carefully mapped out their routes, to incorporate all this area has to offer. With quality horses, experienced guides and a varied terrain, competent riders will relish in some long fast canters and river swims on horseback!

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    Riding Holidays in Tuscany - 2017

    Tuscan Sunrise Trail Ride
    A magical sunrise trail ride! Experience the sun rising over the rolling Tuscan countryside before returning for a delicious full breakfast and hot coffee.
    Price: €55 (with full breakfast included)
    Duration: approx. 1.5hrs

    Tuscan Sunset Trail Ride
    Set out at sunset for a peaceful evening hack; the colours at this time of day are magnificent. Return at dusk as the moon rises before enjoying a glass of wine and light dinner.
    Price: €55 (including drink and dinner)
    Duration: approx. 1.5hrs

    Tuscan River Trail Ride
    A refreshing ride through the river D’Era. At some points of the river the horses begin to swim which is fantastic fun. Plenty of opportunities for great gallops on this ride!
    Price: €55
    Duration: approx. 2hrs

    Teatro del Silenzio Trail Ride
    Explore the rolling hills of Tuscany which surround Lajatico, on horseback, ride up to and inside the theatre built by the architect Andrea Bartalini rendered famous by Andrea Bocelli.
    Price: €75
    Duration: approx. 3hrs

    Montelopio Park Trail Ride
    This trail ride passes through the hills adjacent to the farm estate and through the borgo of Montelopio. Discover fantastic tracks through dense woodland and open fields of grazing deer and wild boar. The route takes riders through picturesque Montelopio, where it is possible to stop for light refreshments at a quaint bar.
    Price: €55
    Duration: approx. 2hrs

    balze-di-volterra-diacceroni-agriturismo-toscana-vacanze-cavalloBalze of Volterra Trail Ride
    A delightful picnic ride through a spectacular and ever-changing landscape. Explore the river D’Era; passing through tranquil valleys and over the rolling hills surrounding Volterra before stopping in a shady glade for a sumptuous picnic style lunch. Opportunities for long canters and fast gallops on this trail, as such it is only suitable for experienced riders.
    Price: €135
    Duration: approx. 5hrs

    For more details on Riding Holidays in Tuscany see: Agriturismo Diacceroni or Contact Us.

    Riding Holidays in Tuscany

  • Pony Camps in the UK - Horse Riding Holidays

    Pony Camps in the UK

    Pony Camps in the UK

    Pony Camps in the UK and overseas are a fantastic adventure for children and are often the highlight of their riding year.

    All-inclusive residential camps provide the perfect opportunity for children and teenagers from 7+ years to gain first-hand experience and knowledge of the daily skills required in looking after their own pony. Youngsters gain a tremendous amount of confidence both in and out of the saddle over the duration of their stay, with a range of fun and exciting activities supervised by friendly, experienced staff.

    Penycoed Riding Stables is ideally situated in North Shropshire, close to the border of Wales, on the Llynclys Nature Reserve with miles of bridleways to discover on horseback. The established centre, see their young guests returning year after year to take part in the popular Pony Camps . All levels and ability of rider are catered for on these "all-inclusive" 5 day/4 night camps, with children taking part in a flexible itinerary, choosing from lessons, jumping, hacking and stable management. The young riders are on the yard every morning, grooming, checking over and preparing the horses and ponies before daily riding. At the end of the day, they assist in the feeding and turning out of their equine companions in nearby fields.  Children are groups according to ability from beginner to advanced, with progression to higher groups possible during the week as their riding ability improves.

    The highlight of the week for most is Gymkhana Day! Children have an opportunity to compete in a whole day of fun and games in the school, with plenty of rosettes to be won.

    Accommodation at Penycoed is in luxury log cabins with meals provided. Shorter stays by arrangement.

    Please enquire for further information and future dates.

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  • Guest Ranches in British Columbia

    Guest Ranches in British ColumbiaGuest Ranches in British Columbia - Montana Hill Guest Ranch

    Montana Hill Guest Ranch is nestled in the gentle rolling hills of Bridge Lake, in the heart of South Cariboo cowboy country and is ideally situated for guests seeking a tranquil retreat. Discover endless scenic trails leading through vast, scented pine forests, in a spectacular landscape dotted with lakes. This working ranch offers a combination of luxury cabins with private hot tubs, friendly hosting, quality horses and a wealth of amenities and activities.

     

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    Meet the Hosts
    Experienced and dedicated owners Alan and Elaine Dillabaugh have certainly discovered the perfect recipe for an unforgettable and magical vacation! This truly is a home from home. The couple have focused on providing guests with a luxury stay at a cost effective price. Montana Hill Guest Ranch is a much sought after life-long dream for Alan and Elaine and as such, their enthusiasm and passion is boundless.

    On the Ranch
    Try your hand at some Western skills with professional cowboy roping lessons or indulge yourself and book a luxurious Spa Treatment. From peaceful picnics to gourmet breakfasts, Montana Hill Guest Ranch has it all. There are four beautiful log cabins on site, (sleeping up to four guests per cabin), each carefully designed to create the perfect ambiance.

    Bring your Own Horse
    The ranch welcomes guests who wish to bring their own horse. A paddock and shelter is provided alongside your cabin and there are hundreds of acres of panoramic trails to explore on horseback. This is also a Pet Friendly Guest Ranch (by arrangement).

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    Montana Hill Guest Ranch ~ an unforgettable experience!

     Contact us for more details on Guest Ranches in British Columbia

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  • Trail Riding in Mongolia - Horse Riding Holidays

    Trail Riding in Mongolia

    TEMUJIN'S HIDDEN TRAIL will take you on a journey of discovery in the spectacular Khan-Khentii mountain range!

    Situated just 100 miles east of Ulaanbaatar in the Töv and Khentii Provinces in northern Mongolia, the chain of mountains overlaps the Khan Khentii National Park (a Strictly Protected Area) and includes Mongolia's sacred mountain, Burkhan Khaldun, which has long been associated with the origin of Genghis Khan. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty, perfect for exploring on horseback; a visual extravaganza of vast forested wilderness, open grassy plains, river valleys and dramatic mountains.

    Trail Riding in Mongolia

    Experienced guides will lead you on an unforgettable adventure, discovering hidden historical and cultural sites. The diverse terrain allows for a mixed pace ride, with plenty of opportunities for fast canters. Discover an abundance of unique fauna and flora along your journey through this pristine wilderness of wildflower filled pastures and lush valleys lined with larch and birch trees. This habitat attracts an array of wildlife including hawks, eagles, elk, deer, moose and even wolf.

    Spectacular sunsets, cosy yurts and intimate campfires under endless star-filled skies provide an ethereal end to each day. Trail Riding in Mongolia is addictive! This wonderful country has such varied and interesting landscapes, it isn't hard to see why. Monglobe Travel also offer a number of other Trail Riding itineraries, exploring desert and mountain, forest and river valley. For those keen on Fishing Holidays, it is possible to combine your riding holiday in Mongolia, with fly fishing, in some of Mongolia's secret spots! This professional company are dedicated to providing travellers with their dream holiday, specialising in tailormade trips for families, couples and groups.

    Mongolia is truly the adventure lover’s paradise – vast, remote and rich with culture and natural beauty!

     

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    For more details on Trail Riding in mongolia see: Monglobe Travel or Contact Us.

     

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  • Horse Riding Spain - Riding Holidays

    Horse Riding SpainRelax in the warmth of the Spanish sunshine in spectacular Andalusia!

    Discover the delights of riding beautifully schooled, responsive horses, through delicately fragranced orange and lemon groves, splashing through cooling rivers and meandering along eucalyptus-lined river banks.

    Horse Riding Holidays in Spain

    It’s not difficult to see why guests return year after year to Horse Riding Spain. Owners Miranda and Giles have discovered the perfect recipe for the quintessential riding holiday. Friendly hosting, fabulous accommodation, quality horses and a breath-taking vista. Located just 35 minutes from Malaga airport, close to the town of Coín, the ranch is ideally situated in a secluded river valley, adjoining the idyllic Sierra de las Nieves National Reserve. This establishment is truly a haven for horse enthusiasts.

    Horse Riding Spain - Holiday Packages.

    Riding is aimed at confident intermediate and experienced riders. Choose from 3 or 4 night or full week packages, starting from just €675. With an amazing 50% non-rider discount, Horse Riding Spain is a fantastic choice for families, couples and mixed riding/non-riding groups. There are numerous additional activities locally, such as hiking, cycling, climbing, shooting, golf, motor cross routes. Guests may also enjoy the delightful Mediterranean gardens, relax on the sun terrace, take refreshing dips in the pool, or explore nearby Coín.

    This is one of our most popular Riding Holiday destinations. Check out some of the many fantastic Riding Holiday Reviews for Horse Riding Spain. Guests return year after year to ride in the warmth of the Spanish sunshine. The short transfer time from Malaga Airport, combined with frequent, relatively cheap flights from the UK, enable Horse Riding Spain to be a very easy option for a weekend break or short stay. Happy Horses, Happy Hosts, Happy Guests!

    This is horse riding at its very best!

    For more details see: Horse Riding Spain or contact us.

     

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  • Natural Horsemanship Courses - Riding Holidays

    Natural Horsemanship CoursesSundance Ranch - Portugal.

    Discover the delightful Sundance Ranch, set in the stunning Alentejo region of South West Portugal, dedicated to providing guests with week-long courses in Natural Horsemanship and Western Riding.

    The Alentejo covers over a third of Portugal. The protected plains of this UNESCO World Heritage Site stretch out beyond the mountains of Monchique and the Serra do Caldeirao. Discover a magnificent unspoilt landscape of tiny whitewashed villages, mighty rivers, and cork and pine forest. Sundance Ranch is perfectly situated in this protected retreat, close to the town of Odemira and just a short distance from the rugged and deserted Atlantic coastline.

    Natural Horsemanship Courses

    Natural Horsemanship is a philosophy of working with horses based on the horse's natural instincts and methods of communication. The understanding is that horses do not learn through fear or pain, but rather from pressure and the release of pressure in a spirit of cooperation and harmony.

    Itineraries at Sundance Ranch are carefully tailored to suit the needs of riding guests. The weekly schedule at this friendly ranch is flexible and incorporates time to explore the local area. Working with the horses can include ground work, riding lessons or trail riding, depending on the interest and requirements of the groups. Lessons can be taught in both English and German.

    Natural Horsemanship and Western riding holidays are suitable for all levels and ability of guest, with the focus on developing a trusting relationship between horse and rider. The small herd on this fifty hectare ranch consists of Quarter Horses and Portuguese breeds. A selection of both youngsters and experienced horses, enable riders to be matched with the ideal horse to help them achieve the maximum enjoyment and enrichment from their riding holiday.

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    Contact us for more details on Natural Horsemanship Courses, Western Ranch Holidays or Riding Holidays in Portugal

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  • Riding Safari Holidays in Africa

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    Riding Safari Holidays in South Africa

    Explore the wild craggy rock formations and vast grassy plains of the upper escarpment and the sandveld vegetation and wetlands of the lower plateau, on a quintessential riding safari with Out in Africa Encounters.  The Entabeni Safari Conservancy is ideally situated in the World Heritage “Waterberg Biosphere”. This 22 000ha malaria-free reserve boasts five eco-systems and provides the perfect backdrop for these unique, intimate safaris, which have been designed to enhance the natural ambience of this spectacular region.

    Luxury Big Five Adventure
    Confident riders can immerse themselves in the wilderness of the bush on an adrenaline fuelled, 8 Day, Big 5 Adventure, combining 3 nights in Lodges and 4 nights at Fly Camp. The route has been carefully planned to ensure guests experience the full diversity of this location. Maximum game viewing opportunities! On horseback you will be in a unique vantage point to view game. Experienced guides will position you in the ideal spots, to blend in with your environment and becomae at one with nature.

    No attention to detail has been spared on this exciting adventure.

    Lodge Based Safaris
    As an alternative to the Big Five Adventure, Out in Africa Encounters offer guests a lodge based safari. Relax in opulence with an unforgettable Lodge Based Safari Holiday. Families, Private Groups and less experienced riders, can combine twice daily riding with additional activities, whilst enjoying the comfort and tranquillity of this wonderful retreat. Whilst only experienced riders can enter the “Big 5” areas, the less dangerous game and wildlife around the lodges are plentiful. Romantic log fires, sundowners and sumptuous cuisine, combined with quality horses, experienced guides and a multitude of fauna and flora, ensure a truly magical riding safari holiday.
    Riding Safari HolidaysWe have a fantastic selection of Riding Safari Holidays in South Africa.

    For more details on Out in Africa Encounters or more information about other destinations, please contact us.

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  • Riding Holidays in Cornwall

    Riding Holidays in Cornwall

    Discover picturesque Cornish scenery on a riding holiday with Hallagenna Riding and Cottage Holidays. The centre is perfectly situated in the heart of the Cornish countryside, allowing easy access to the remote and rugged wilderness of Bodmin Moor. The friendly, family run centre is operated by qualified, experienced staff and has a selection of quality horses to suit all levels of rider. For those wishing to stay at Hallagenna, recently renovated self-catering cottages are available, providing the perfect place to relax after a day in the saddle. The holiday cottages and riding centre form an ideal base from which to explore the rest of Cornwall. This is an ideal Riding Holiday for familes, couples or groups. There is plenty of alternative activities locally for accompanying non-riders.

    “Learn to Ride” Weeks

    For complete beginners, novice riders and those keen to return to the saddle, the centre offers tailormade packages with a combination of expert tuition in the school and daily trekking in beautiful countryside to improve riding skills, confidence and general equine knowledge. Intensive "Learn to Ride" weeks are great for riders who wish to expand their skills and fitness in the saddle before booking a Riding Holiday overseas. The perfect taster before committing to a long haul Riding Holiday destination.

    Riding Holidays in Cornwall

    Hallagenna has a selection of itineraries to tempt competent riders looking for day rides, short-breaks or week long riding holidays. Spend between 3 and 8 hours in the saddle each day on guided trails. Ride through the shady, wooded valleys of the river Camel, over open moorland with Atlantic views and along the smuggler’s routes of Poldark country. Rides combine fantastic scenery with mouth-watering refreshments, cream teas, pub lunches and local wines for an unforgettable riding holiday experience in the South West of England.

    For more information on Riding Holidays in Cornwall please contact us.

    Riding Holidays in Cornwall

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