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France ~ Dordogne & Gironde

6 nights with 4 or 5 days riding from village to village, staying in good quality  local hotels, These rides explore the Gironde, Lot and Dordogne valleys in south west France, an area boasting some 1200 Chateaux that is steeped with Anglo French history dating back to the Hugenot era. Beautiful oak forests, river valleys and rolling hills make it a wonderful area to explore by horse and ...

France ~ Le Bourdil Blanc

3 to 7 nights staying in a comfortable French manor house, with daily riding.  Based from a lovely 18th century manor house not far from the town of Bergerac in the Dordogne in south west France, these rides combine comfortable accommodation in an elegant French manor house with daily riding out through the Dordogne's beautiful rolling countryside, exploring its forests of beech, oak and c...

France ~ Pyrenees & Pays Basque

4 and 5 nights riding from place to place, staying in small guesthouses in the French Basque country and northern Spain, available May to October. These rides explore the Basque country of the western Pyrenees in south-west France and northern Spain, a region of spectacular mountain scenery where you can also experience first-hand the culture and traditions of the intriguing Basque people. ...

Georgia

Adventurous 10 night rides exploring central Georgia, staying in simple camps, basic village houses and hotels, available May to October. Bordered by the Great Caucasus Range, The Black Sea, Russia and Turkey, Georgia's countryside is as unspoilt and beautiful as its history is fascinating and colourful. Alpine meadows, ancient forests and magical, abandoned monasteries overgrown with wild flo...

Hungary ~ Homoki Lodge

Riding out from a lodge, flexible length of stay, available April to November. Homoki Lodge is a comfortable, welcoming and flexible base from which to explore Hungary’s renowned great-plains. Situated between the Danube and Tisza Rivers, an easy 2 hour journey from Budapest, amongst fields of wild tobacco, acacia, birch and pinewoods, Homoki’s sand tracks provide perfect going for ...

Italy ~ Santa Cristina

A private estate in Tuscany, flexible length of stay, available April to November, ideal for riders, non-riders, couples, families and mixed groups.  Riding out The Santa Cristina estate, with its lovingly restored 17th century castle, is on the Tuscany Umbria border, close to Lake Bolsena. Property of the Caterini family for generations and once a favourite summer retreat of the young Pop...

Italy ~ Sicily

7, 6 and 5 nights in north east Sicily, riding from guesthouse to guesthouse or from one guesthouse base, available April to November. These rides take place in the north eastern corner of Sicily, starting close to the Madonie National Park. The Madonie, known as the 'Dolomites of Sicily' is about an hour and a half's drive east of Palermo and an hour and a half north west of Catania. There ar...

Portugal ~ Alentejo

6 and 7 nights, staying in rural accommodation, riding a linear route or daily riding to explore the south west coast, available April to December. South West Portugal’s coastal Alentejo province, with its shady forests of cork oak, pine and eucalyptus, its lush valleys and winding coastal tracks, is a wonderful year-round riding destination. Tiny farms and patchwork fields give way to sa...

Romania

6 nights, riding from place to place staying in rural and village guesthouses, available April to November. These rides take place in Transylvania, in central Romania, not far from the town of Brasov, and are based from Korospatak which was the centre of the Kalnoky family’s country estate. The rides are run by Count Tibor Kalnoky and his wife Anna and are a trip back into the past, to a...

Spain ~ Girona Pyrenees

Adventurous 6 and 7 night rides, from place to place, staying in rural lodging and village hotels, available April to October. The Girona Pyrenees are in north-east Spain where the Pyrenees mountains form the border with France. The high 'Garrotxa volcanica', with pine and beech forests, is a landscape typical of this region, and from here trails lead down to Mediterranean forest, vineyards and...

Spain ~ Masos d'en Coll & the Catalan Coast

A rural guesthouse close the coast in northern Spain, flexible length of stay or 7 nights riding from village to village, available April to November. These rides take place in Catalunya, north of Barcelona, on the plains of the Mediterranean coast. The base is Masos d'en Coll, a delightful working farm & guesthouse in the Emporda region, surrounded by pine forested hills and sunflowers by ...

Spain ~ Menorca

6 nights, from place to place, staying in comfortable hotels, available spring and autumn. The Unknown Views of Menorca Ride explores the beautiful Menorcan coast. Menorca was nominated a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1993, with its picture postcard coastline with numerous hidden beaches, craggy rocks, a turquoise sea and sky that seems always blue. ‘El Camí de Cavalls’ is ...

Spain ~ Mountains & Valleys of Gredos

The Gredos Mountains are about three hours drive west of Madrid, past the medieval walled city of Avila and on the borders of the provinces of Caceras, Salamanca and Avila. They are a lovely example of rural, unspoilt Spain where high snow capped peaks frame open moorland valleys and seas of yellow broom, lavender and thyme cover the hills. Rides in the Gredos explore the untouristed valleys of th...

Spain ~ Segovia

7 nights riding from village to village, staying in comfortable hotels and paradors, available May, June, September and October. The province of Segovia is in Central Spain, in the Meseta, the great high plateau of the Iberian Peninsula. The ride offered here is a journey back in history, through open landscapes, ancient woods and river valleys. It starts and ends in the medieval city of Segov...

Spain ~ Seville

7 nights riding between Andalucian country houses, hotels and parador, available March to May and September to November. This ride starts from a ‘Cortijo’ or Andalucian country house to the southwest of Seville, without doubt one of Spain's most beautiful cities. It follows routes used by mounted pilgrims on their way to El Rocío, Spain’s International village of the h...

Spain ~ Sierra Nevada

4, 5 and 7 nights, riding between village guesthouses and hotels, available March to November. These rides explore the foothills of Andalucia's Sierra Nevada mountains, south east of Granada in southern Spain. They take you from whitewashed village to village, past blossoming almond orchards, through ancient olive groves and up to tiny terraced farms on the sun-parched hills where horses, mule...