Category Archive for 'Trail Rides'

Scotland

Fort William, sections of the Great Glen Way, forests and wild untamed mountains – this trail showcases the Highlands in all their glory.  You will ride through the areas of Invergarry, Glen Affric and Kintail finishing your week in the brooding shadow of Liathach and Ben Eighe, some of the highest mountains in the United […]

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Scotland

Based on the fabulous series of books by Diana Gabaldon which are set in the Highlands. These breaks offer a mixture of riding through the real Highland landscape in which the stories are set, and days spent out of the saddle, visiting the ‘must see’ places associated with the story that we simply can’t get […]

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Scotland

Two options await for an amazing Scottish equestrian vacation – one route follows the northern route of the Scottish Highlands and the other route follows the southern route – TWO great options, ONE fantastic country! There is no better way to experience this rugged and beautiful landscape than on a horse. Fast and fun gallops, […]

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Vermont

As if Vermont needed to give folks another reason to come and enjoy the Green Mountain State in all of its beauty – but there truly is yet an even better reason!  For those that already love riding gaited horses or for those that have yet to see what it’s all about – this is […]

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England

Dartmoor, located in southwestern England is the land of endless fields, hills, bogs and a multitude of folklore and good stories. Its genuinely breathtaking and varied scenery has changed very little for thousands of years. With its ancient woodlands, high granite tors, winding valley bottoms, sparkling streams and vast tracts of rolling moorland, at more […]

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Spain

Ride highly trained horses in dressage and cross country as well as through the Castillian countryside. Ideal for those that are looking for an intense week of training to improve their skills as for those looking for great trail riding. Located in Pedraza de la Sierra, an hour outside of Madrid. Hone your skills at dressage, […]

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Tennessee

Nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and surrounded by Cherokee National Park, you will feel transported back in time to the days of the early west. The French Broad Outpost Ranch is a true gem for riders and folks that want to have a true dude ranch experience – but one that caters […]

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Riding a gaited horse is like no other – and those that have them are often heard wondering why everyone else hasn’t figured it all out as yet. If you’ve ever had the chance to ride a gaited horse, you know how special and unique the experience is, like riding a hovercraft only better as […]

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Scotland’s Gleneagles Training, Trail and Golf Ride

The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland is every horse rider’s dream. The Equestrian School is one of the best equipped in the world and provides facilities for every discipline of horsemanship, and at every level of experience. Facilities cover a 50 acre site and include two covered, heated arenas, a fenced, surfaced open exercise and […]

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Peru’s Machu Picchu Inn to Inn Trail Ride

*** Featured in National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours Of A Lifetime *** “This trip changed my life!” – that’s what most clients say. You will ride on an ancient Inca trail, only accessible on foot or by horseback. Seeing the plains and high mountains offers you not only a firsthand experience with the lovely Quechua […]

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*** Featured in The New York Times! *** This ride is a great chance to hone your skills to advance to the next level, get back into riding after a hiatus or begin the equestrian adventure. The Clonshire Equestrian Centre in the lovely town of Adare is well  known for its excellent horses and superior […]

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Ireland

A true gem of our rides in Ireland, the Ring of Kerry tour gives riders the amazing opportunity to gallop through the sea spray on Rossbeigh Beach for long open stretches at a time.  It’s as thrilling as anything we’ve ever done on a ride and leaves you grinning from ear to ear and a […]

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Italy

By popular demand – and because our clients seem to have such a difficult time choosing between our Roman Countryside Ride and our Tuscany Villa Ride – we’ve given you a little of both! Your week begins at the country Relais, I Due Laghi, nestled in the rolling Etruscan hills about 45 minutes north of […]

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For 700 years, Kinnitty Castle has stood in the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, as one of the three fortresses guarding the lands of the powerful O’Carroll family. Now, it is one of the best appointed hotels and equestrian centres in Ireland. Kinnitty Castle has all the luxuries of modern life, within a mansion […]

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The Irish are long known for their expertise and knowledge of all things “horse”.  This trip offers you one of the longtime favorite trail rides in Ireland, featuring a wide variety of Irish landscape and the best variety to be found. Nestled in the foothills of the Slieve Aughty Mountains, your wonderful Irish Sport Horse […]

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France’s Loire Valley Trail Ride

The Loire Valley is world famous for its splendid chateaux that command the landscape. A natural highway to the center of France. The Loire River was traveled from the earliest days and both Celtic and Romans were known to have used the river extensively as a trade route. Unpredictable and sometimes dangerous even today, this […]

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