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Pack your bags and head to Vancouver for the start of our 7-night riding vacation in British Columbia.  You will be staying at the comfortable and well appointed Tsylos Park Lodge, where daily rides explore the surrounding Chilko wilderness. Take a week to disconnect from your phone and laptop, enjoy fun and gorgeous daily riding […]

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France

The Dordogne Valley in Southwest France is a place where little has changed since the end of the Middle Ages. This ride in the Perigord Noir region of Dordogne takes through and around wheat fields, breeding pastures, strawberry fields, plum and chestnut orchards. You will pass castles, which have stood since the 13th century. The Black Périgord dominates the […]

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France

This trip is by the ocean and features mythical castles and wonderful wines.  The Medoc is a place redolent of history and famous food. On one side you have the majestic Atlantic Ocean and on the other, the Gironde River estuary and the Landes Forest. The Medoc is the most famous area in the world for its vineyards. […]

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Spain’s Sevilla Ride

With the discovery of America in 1492, Seville became the arrival and departure point for every expedition to the newly discovered continent.  Amassing great wealth, palaces were built, new industries were created  –  all financed by American gold. Riding on the pilgrimage roads to El Rocío, named the International village of the horse, and by […]

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New Year’s Eve in France

Ring in a true “Bonne Annee” in the countryside made famous by Peter Mayle in A Year in Provence. Ride through ancient stone villages by day and toast the New Year by night. With wonderful French cuisine and fun riding, this will be a New Year to remember. Highlights include: Fun riding in the foothills […]

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New Year

This New Year’s Eve, toast all of your friends back home from horseback in Spanish countryside. Located in the Cabo de Gata Natural Park in southeastern Andalusia – you will enjoy the New Year in an amazing way. The area of Analusia is the most sunny in Europe, and the perfect place for a great […]

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What do you do when life gets in the way of your riding?  Sometimes it’s work, sometimes it’s illness, sometimes it’s family, sometimes it’s weather, sometimes it’s _______________ (fill in the blank).   And no matter what it is, it’s frustrating. I go through periods where I feel my riding is in “fits and spurts”.  I’ll […]

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gleneagles-jumping

Many of our clients are folks that are coming back to riding after a few years (or decades) off to raise families, establish their careers or due to injury and taking the time to heal properly.  As such, they often have some trepidation about signing up – the spirit is willing, but the small voice […]

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Old woman young woman

A picture is worth a thousand words, right?  Just like this one: I know, it’s not new to you all and I admit, when I first saw it, it was a lovely young woman looking off over her right shoulder, with a marvelous feathered hat – and I needed help to see the old woman […]

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Well, you are in good company!  In North America alone there are over 23 million folks that own or ride horses on a regular basis.  And of those folks, about 80% travel either with their horses or to places that have horseback riding. Additionally, there are many folks that rode when they were younger and […]

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Our ride in Colorado is truly a unique ride and one that you won’t find anywhere else. Located in the Sangre De Cristo mountains of southern Colorado, your base for the week is a private family owned ranch situated on 36,000 acres (private) of preserved wilderness and is surrounded by an additional 500,000 acres of […]

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California

Based in the coastal town of Mendocino, a sleepy hillside village made famous in the TV series “Murder, She Wrote”.  It is a quaint and quiet town filled with charming shops and excellent restaurants, perfect for strolling in the evenings after riding.During the day you will canter along deserted ocean beaches, ride the bluffs while […]

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Can you only spare a few days and want to tune up your riding?  Flowerhill Equestrian Centre just outside Galway, is a superb way to make the most of a short time. The daily program consists of a 1 hour AM instruction and XC lesson followed immediately by a 45-60 minute hack and then an […]

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