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to take an exciting horse
a list of dude and guest ranches, horse
treks and other exciting horse-focused
adventures in the U.S. and around the
world, check the links below. Click on the company
logos to take you to their web sites for more
information. Listings are in alphabetical order.
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Boutique Horse Treks - Hawke's Bay, New Zealand - Experience the beach, river & winery treks on well-mannered, well-trained horses, using natural horsemanship techniques. Stay in our boutique cottage (sleeps 5) and watch the horses graze while you have a glass of Hawke's Bay wine. Exclusive horse treks for 1- 4 riders. We invite you to Boutique Horse Treks - See our web site for
Mexico and discover a wonderful
Mexican Horse Vacation. Experience
a perfectly well organized riding
holiday that offers a first class
experience organized with European
accuracy, without losing the charm
of traditional Mexican hospitality.
Specially brought to you by Mexico
Horse Vacations. Your hosts, speaking
fluent English, will explain all
that you want to know about Mexico's
past and present the same as the
"Mexican way of life."
The hosts proudly own the company
and personally take care of all
the daily details during this unforgettable
one-week horseback riding vacation.
See our web site for more information.
adventure - 8 day Andean riding
vacation. Safe guided, top horses,
all equipment, English spoken, 10
year experience. Discover the wilderness
and pure nature of the Chilean Andes
off the beaten track. Refresh your
spirits on our tailor-made horse
riding vacations. You will see unspoiled
nature and the legendary condors,
you will meet traditional people,
Gauchos on their horses and enjoy
the contrasts of the Andes like
colourful canyons and an incredible
mountain scenery. With 310 sunny
days per year in our Río Hurtado
Andean region and the clearest sky
in the southern hemisphere, the
last thing to worry about is the
Explore California’s wine country in a way that you never thought possible...riding through vineyards, enjoying local California wine and regional cheeses, and lodging at Cowboy Hideaway Ranch with spectacular views of Clear Lake. Tour and ride on Ridgewood Ranch, famous as the home of Seabiscuit and the site where jockey Red Pollard brought him back to winning form. Explore redwood forests and
ride the Mendocino Coast as you traverse through some of the most breathtaking views the West Coast has to offer.
People Find Quality Ranch Vacations
Since 1926. Imagine yourself taking
the best vacation of your life at
a dude ranch. The cool, fresh mountain
air, the open spaces, the feel of
a steady horse beneath you as you
top the next rise... the flash of
color from the dark pool as the
monster trout rises to your offering...luxuriating
in the warmth of the setting sun
as you wait for the dinner bell's
call ... shared time with family
and friends. Any vacation begins
with a fantasy, and a ranch vacation
is no exception. It surely follows
that the closer you can come to
fulfilling your fantasy, the more
satisfying the vacation will be.
Find the perfect ranch by state!
is your resource for Dude and Guest
Ranches across North America. Hundreds
of dude and guest ranches are included
for your enjoyment.
Equestrian Holidays Ireland is a selection of Ireland’s top horseback riding establishments, each with its own individual character and style. Every centre is Irish Tourist Board listed and Association of Irish Riding Establishments approved. We cater for all levels of equestrianism from the novice who is looking to start or improve his/her riding in relaxed and friendly surroundings, to the more
experienced rider in search of an active, healthy and memorable horseback riding vacation through open, unspoilt countryside, rugged mountains and endless sandy beaches. We offer you an extensive range of horseback riding holidays to suit all budgets and tastes. Based and Post to Post trail riding, children’s holidays, instruction in showjumping, dressage, cross-country and polocrosse, basic riding and hunting holidays are all available. We look forward to greeting you and assure you that we will do everything
possible to make your horseback riding holiday a most enjoyable and memorable experience.
Equestrian Tours has organized travel programs to major equestrian events since 1984 including every World Equestrian Games since Stockholm in 1990. Some of our clients have been with us to all of the World Equestrian Games and to many other wonderful events as well. In addition to the WEG's, we have organized programs to the Aachen Equestrian Festival, Luhmuhlen, Badminton & Burghley Horse Trials, Rotterdam, Dublin Horse Show, Saumur & the Blair Castle Horse Trials as well as other exciting venues. Our up-coming programs and plans are outlined on our website and you will find a reservation form should you wish to join us. See our website for more information.
Cross Country International offers wonderful
horseback riding vacations to many locations, including Europe, Central America,
South America, and the United States. The horseback riding trips can be trail
riding, a training program (lesson package) or a combination of trail and
lessons! Trail riding tours can be stationary or progressive (inn to inn), and
include some or all of your meals. Your guide on these cross country horseback
riding trips knows the area you are riding through very well, and can describe
the history as well as the local culture. These horseback riding vacations are a
great opportunity to see a part of the world that many people don't see, and to
make friends with other Americans, Europeans and of course a friendly, well
are one of the leading horse riding
holiday companies in the UK, having
been selling horse riding holidays
for over 15 years, offering trail
rides, stationary rides, instructional
holidays, family riding holiday
and group and corporate riding vacations.
At Equitour Worldwide Horse Riding
Holidays we believe that we have
a riding holiday for just about
everyone. With even greater focus
on family holidays, we have a number
of riding holidays that cater to experienced,
novice and non riders alike. So
now the whole family can enjoy a
riding holiday together even if
some members don’t ride. Visit our
web site for more information.
America's Oldest Horseback Riding Vacation
Company. Equitours organizes and markets horseback riding vacations on six continents as
well as its own Wyoming riding ranch. For over 25 years it has been operated by
horse people, for horse people. Bayard Fox started Equitours from a tiny office
on his remote Bitterroot Ranch. From that
unpretentious beginning, Equitours has become known as the definition of
horseback riding vacations and continues to set the standard for what a vacation
on horseback should be. We offer a broad variety of riding tours and
instructional programs in many places, but we have been highly selective in
choosing only what we feel are the very best in each category. Our dedicated
ride consultants have many years of collective experience and are intimately
acquainted with the riding holidays they handle and constantly monitor.
Vacation with your horse! Fiddler's Green Ranch is a unique resort for horse and nature lovers in sunny Florida. The trailhead to the famed 100 mile horse trail system in the Ocala National Forest is a short ride away. We offer villa rentals with wood decks and BBQ grills, a screened family-sized pool, RV/LQ sites with full hookups, tent camping, and barns with stalls and large paddocks.
On site is an 80'x120' covered arena and a large outdoor arena suitable for clinics, lessons, and other applications. Our rustic retreat is nestled among stately grandfather oaks and pine on rolling hills overlooking a lovely lake. We're only an hour away from the beaches, Disney and Orlando attractions, great shopping, dining and more. For outdoor and eco enthusiasts, there is hiking, canoeing/kayaking, biking, fishing, boating, and much more. Book your reservation today!
Eco-Safaris offers a fascinating
look at the "Wild" Florida,
for families and groups looking
to leave Orlando’s theme parks far
behind them. Florida Eco-Safaris
is located at "Forever Florida,"
made up of 4,700 acres of pristine
Florida wilderness and the magnificent
Crescent J Cattle ranch. It’s tons
of fun and there’s lots to see and
do for all age groups. Come live
life like a "Florida Cracker"
and the Sunshine State takes on
a whole new appeal!
out this web site for hundreds
of horse-centered ranch vacation
sites, including: Guest/Dude, Horseback
Riding, Cattle Ranches, and
so much more!
Valley is Australia´s largest horse
riding centre. It is a 3000 acre
private property nestled in a valley
amongst thousands of acres of National
Park. Experience the freedom of
free range riding or take a relaxing
guided ride on one of our 200 quality
horses. Lessons are also available.
pack trips and trail rides around
the country and world
horseback and outdoor vacation in
the Andes. Lodging in colonial style
hacienda 310 sunny days per year.
through Half Moon`s Montigo Bay,
Jamaica's Nature Reserve or along
bridle paths that wind through the
cool hills and valleys and enjoy
the countryside. Equestrians of
all levels can enjoy a variety of
activities from riding lessons to
adventurous trail rides, beach rides,
pony rides, jungle jaunts,
mountain rides, arena polo - The
Equestrian Centre provides horses
and instruction for all levels of
riders. Lessons in Basic Dressage,
Show Jumping and Polo are also available
on Horseback offers true western
heritage experiences. Exciting horseback
riding in Banff National Park gets
you close to nature. You will learn
all about life in the west! The
cowboys are provided by Warner Guiding
and Outfitting. They guide you through
a photographers haven to the best
fishing spots the Canadian Rockies
have to offer.
Complete Directory for Horseback
Riding, Horse Trails, Overnight
Stables, Dude Ranches and Camping
with Horses in the United States.
you will learn about where to and
how to horse-ride in Chile. This
web site includes lots of information
on horse-trekking in Chile and detailed
descriptions of horseback riding
lists of dude ranches, trail riding,
horse parks, horse museums, and
network directory of horse vacations
and related services.
trail riding stables, guest and
dude ranches, equestrian riding
academies, locate riding stables
all over the country, state by state.
Vacations and Dude Ranches - If
you would like a taste of “The Good
Life,” or just the chance to get
out and horseback ride through beautiful
scenery, a Horseback Riding Vacation
is just what you need! We have Dude
Ranches for good clean fun and elegant
posh horse vacations to spoil you.
All our Equine get-aways offer the
highest hospitality standards and
are ready to give you the vacation
of a lifetime! Great lodging, delicious
meals and plenty of memorable outings
with horses is just the begining
of the best vacation of your life.
Riding - InfoHub has compiled a
list of travel opportunities for
horse riding trips and ranch tours
around the world. Click on the tour
name to view details of the tour
package. You can also contact a
tour operator to ask questions,
order free travel brochures, and
book a tour all from this web site.
Laranial Guest Ranch - Brazil -
Horseback riding vacation. We are
an American-Brazilian family running
a small, exclusive Guest Ranch and
Family Retreat in Brazil. We offer
something quite special and affordable
for people who are seeking a unique
vacation experience. We provide
an authentic eco-adventure on a
real South American Ranch. Our guests
enjoy spectacular horseback riding
through tropical forests, hiking,
kayaking and fishing. Great Brazilian
food and the comforts of the old
Plantation House make this an unforgetable
M-Lazy-C Ranch is a family owned,
working cattle ranch originally
homesteaded by the Thatcher family
almost 100 years ago. We invite
you to be part of our family and
enjoy ranch life as it really is.
Located near Colorado Springs, Denver,
and the front range of the Rockies,
the ranch is an exciting place to
be any season of the year. Springtime
brings with it newborn calves and
wildflowers. Summertime is our busiest
time of the year and a spectacular
time to enjoy the many activities
here at the ranch. Horseback riding,
hay rides with chuck wagon meals,
overnight pack trips, cattle drives,
hiking and just plain relaxation.
There are always ranch chores
for those willing to give it a try.
With the coming of Fall, Colorado’s
Aspen turn the mountain sides into
a golden showcase. The Winter months
provide for cross country skiing
and sleigh rides. No matter which
season is your favorite, we have
activities for you to enjoy all
year long. We look forward to hearing
from you and having you as a guest
here at the ranch. See our web site
for more information.
in the enchanting Blue Ridge Mountains
of Hume, Virginia, The Inn at Fairfield
Farm is an historic Bed & Breakfast
located near the center of the renowed
Marriott Ranch's 4,200 acres. Ten
comfortable bedrooms along with
afternoon beverage service and three
course breakfasts serve to remind
guests of the true meaning of hospitality.
A quiet library, beautiful living
room, fireplaces, jacuzzi, private
baths and sitting porch along with
scenic views and beautiful sunsets
help our guests relax and enjoy
that which Marriott Ranch has to
offer. The James Marshall Manor
House, the Carriage House, the "Baroness"
Cottage are also available on the
Marriott Ranch site. Activies abound,
including - On the Ranch: Horseback
riding, Off-Road Jeep Tours, Hiking
& Nature Trails, Lawn Games,
Stocked ponds for fishing, Gourmet
Picnic Lunches. Activities off the
ranch site nearby: Vineyards &
Wineries, Peach & Apple Orchards,
Antiquing, Berry Patches, Skyline
Drive, Fly Fishing, River Rafting
& Canoeing, Civil War Trails,
Shenandoah National Park, Restaurants
& Fine Dining.
Mkulu Kei Horse Trails for your Wild Coast equine beach riding vacation and South African horse trekking working gap holiday adventure. 2 hours – 12 days. Beginners / Advanced riders. “A real ride to many places at any paces.”
Morgado Lusitano - Horse
riding vacations in Portugal. Learn
classical riding skills on Lusitano
stallions with training rarely available
as school mounts. Equestrian horse
riding vacations include deluxe
lodging and meals. Our horse riding
vacations produce classical results.
global network directory of pack
trips and related services! Horse
and mule pack trips and guides.
Horseback riding, sightseeing, camping,
fishing, hunting pack trips and
related services are listed here.
Patagonia Trails - We are located in Patagonia, the lake district of Chile. Our horses are Chilean creolle with great knowledge of the trails; they are reliable, sure-footed and very confident. Our saddles are the most comfortable saddles for long hours of riding in the Andean Range. We cross the Los Andes by horse, from Bariloche to Puerto Varas. Experienced and proven riding expeditions with Patagonia Trails.
Resort at Paws Up in Greenough,
Montana, delivers the result of
a total luxury hotel experience
in an exclusionary environment.
Nestled in the rugged Big Sky Country
of Montana, guests are treated to
world-class amenities such as award
winning dining and luxury accommodations.
Within 37,000 acres in central Montana
rests “The Last Best Place,” at
The Resort at Paws Up. At Paws Up,
you will get all the amenities of
a large big city hotel in a secluded
exclusionary environment. Whether
it be through an excursion on a
Bob Marshall Wilderness Trip, or
taking an ATV for a ride on the
property, The Resort and Paws Up
has the means to make all your outdoor
wilderness dreams a reality. With
over 100 miles of trails and activities
like mountain biking, award winning
fly fishing, and horseback riding,
Paws Up Resort has everything to
make sure your trip is one you will
never forget. Visit our web site
for more information.
in Iceland. List of all the major horse
rentals in Iceland. The Icelandic
horse is unique. All of the horses
found in Iceland today are the descendants
of horses taken here by the Vikings.
Because space was precious on the
longboats only the best horses were
The Resort at Glade Springs Equestrian Center is a premiere facility serving Southern West Virginia
year round. Trail rides are scheduled
on our miles of marked trails. Carriage
rides are also available along with
pony rides, a highly popular activity
for children. These activities are
also ideal for group events. See
our web site for more details.
Rock'n'Wood Ranch - Fantastic horse riding and trekking on the
South Island of New Zealand! I.L.P.H.
approved facility. Our handling
and riding is informed by the principles
and philosopy of Natural Horsemanship.
Horse training and rider tuition,
available on request. Horse riding
and trekking holidays tailor made
for you and your friends. Imagine
galloping on golden sands, the wind
caressing your face and the adrenalin
most definitely pumping. Take in
the lush mountain foliage looming
down on you from the East, with
the surf pounding in your ears.
At Rock'n'Wood we will tailor make
a package to suit your needs! Come
ride with us, we will enhance your
understanding and your relationship
with your chosen steed! Feel the
difference as you blend your body
and mind with our responsive horses
and breathtaking, unspoiled, wild,
West Coast beaches.
StoneCreek Ranch Resort - near Mountain Home, Arkansas – where we help folks learn about good horseman-ship from the horse’s point of view. Here you will find well-trained horses in which to learn horseback riding. Or, bring your own horse(s) and develop a stronger and more reciprocal bond with them. Have some fun. Relax. Have yourself a truly satisfying horse vacation that goes way beyond your
typical trail ride. See our web site for more details.
We at the Thar Marwari Horse Safari in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, endeavour to bring together one of the finest riding holidays that epitomize all that adventure tourism is about. A perfect destination for those who truly love horses, we endeavour to combine the rich heritage of Rajasthan with a blend of contemporary comfort. Our each ride with studied detail is unique in style of accommodation
and terrain, with a timeless appeal for riding lovers who seek an extraordinary get away from the mundane. Based at Jaipur, our rides offer an unsurpassed and affordable opportunity to encounter the quintessential Rajasthan on horseback that traverse the rider through an insight into the rich history, culture, pulsating festivities, wildlife, music and pristine flora and fauna. Needless to say, all that is well backed by personal attention and typical Rajasthan hospitality. It may be pertinent to mention that
we cater to all levels of riders, making it an ideal riding holiday for both the novice as well as the experienced rider. Our well-bred and trained pure Marwari horses, almost a synonym for beauty and strength, promise an unparalleled vacation, always backed up by our experienced riding guides and safari crew. Check our website for more details and tour itineraries.
global network directory of trail
rides and related services! Horse
and mule trail rides and guides.
Horseback riding, sightseeing, camping,
fishing, hunting pack trips and
related services are listed here.
Equestrian/horse holidays and vacations around
the world from the travel-quest
specialist travel directory. Select
from trail riding on horseback,
horse racing trips, pony treking
holidays, polo courses, ranching
vacations, riding schools, carriage
driving and show
is your guide to some of the best horse
trekking adventures New Zealand has
to offer. Dozens of horse trek operators
are featured, both North Island and
South Island, complete with photographs,
descriptions and contact information.
From short horse rides across farmland
to multi-day horse treks through native
bush, rides across rivers and horse
trekking over beaches. Breathe in the
spectacular NZ terrain, lush bush and
stunning coastal scenery.
United States Cavalry School has the best horse history vacation in the West!!! Ride with us at our headquarters, situated in Washington State's majestic Methow Valley (Northern Cascade Mtn Range), at the location of your choice, or at our school at the amazing Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment/Custer's Last Stand encampment at Crow Agency, MT. Our mission is to preserve the culture of the United
States horse cavalry through education in cavalry history, horsemanship, tactics, Native American cultures, and Army life on the American frontier. Learn how to ride military style, experience what it would be like to participate in a thundering cavalry charge, fire weapons of the period in a Cavalry skirmish line, how pack animals were used, and relaxing around the campfire after your day in the Cavalry, the US Cavalry School has a place for you. Open to women and men over 14 yrs old, as well as all levels of
riding skill. Experience history first hand by riding across the Little Bighorn River and the ground/Battlefield Custer and his men covered the last hours of their lives.
links for horse vacation adventures
around the world.