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from £828 or €930

per person, 3 nights

Ashford Castle is one of the best hotels in the world with magnificent riding on the estate along with luxury accommodation and country pursuits…. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Ireland collection…

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from £767 or €850

per person, 4-8 nights

This selection of different moving trail rides in the Extremadura region are nothing short of beautiful where you’ll enjoy lots of cantering on home bread Andalucian horses. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Spain collection …

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from £938 or €1,035

per person, 3 nights

Gleneagles is one of the best hotels in the world and you can expect some of the best equestrian facilities on site to enjoy, whether it’s hacking, showjumping, cross country or dressage, this place delivers on every count, making it a must visit for anyone riding in Scotland. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Scotland collection…

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from £860 or €940

per person, 3 nights

This stunning country club is a uniquely fabulous professional equestrian facility which offers training in showjumping and flatwork, while staying in an upmarket and stylish Italian Country House, offering the very best of local food and wine……it’s a real hidden secret and a place not to be missed. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Italy collection…

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from £885 or €978

per person

Sapucai is a special mountain cabin retreat that sits at the foot of the Andes range beside the clear flowing Chubut river. It’s home to Dominic and Tammy Robaina, who live off grid with their beautiful herd of Criolla horses…..
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from £380 or €445

per person, 3 nights

Annaharvey is a fabulous 300 acre farm with fantastic cross country facilities. You’ll enjoy warm hospitality and great fun riding. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Ireland collection…

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from £860 or €960

per person, from 5 nights

The Black Mountains is a wonderful destination, offering world class trail horse riding holidays on mountain friendly Welsh Cobs in the Brecon Beacons National Park. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays UK collection …

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from £750 or €839

per person, 3 nights

Poldark short breaks offers a wonderful secluded base in Cornwall on the Bodmin moor in beautifully renovated cottages riding great horses. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays UK collection…

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from £895 or €1,044

per person, 6 nights

The Poldark trail offers a wonderful secluded base in Cornwall on the Bodmin moor in beautifully renovated cottages riding great horses. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays UK collection…

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from £400 or €449

per person, from 2 nights

This is the perfect place to visit, if you want to explore one of the last remaining wilderness spots in England. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays UK collection …..

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from £990 or €1,130

per person, 3 nights

Ride for 4 days, 700 miles from the Welsh/English borders exploring the heart of Mid-Wales, the route is steeped in mystery and historic tales, dating back to the 1st Century. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays UK collection.

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from £350 or €400

per person, 3 nights

Enjoy stunning parkland riding, cross country and if you like show jumping lessons on fabulous horses just outside the picturesque village of Adare.

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from £357 or €390

per person 3 nights

El Bronco ranch is just 2 hours fron Budapest and offers relaxed western style trail riding in the Kiskunsagi National Park.As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Hungary collection…

from £383 or €430

per person, 3 nights

Come and enjoy classical dressage training in small groups on pure and part bred Lusitanos. Catering for all levels; from novice to experienced riders.

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from £595 or €705

per person, from 3 nights

Visit a fabulous family estate in Portugal, just 45 minutes from Lisbon and experience Classical Dressage Training on high class Lusitanos in beautiful surroundings. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Portugal collection …

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from £1,262 or €1,395

per person, 7 nights

This trail leads you to the sandy beaches, bays, and mountains of the Catalonian coast. The highlight is staying overnight in one of the oldest P.R.E. horse studs in Catalonia…

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from £1,076 or €1,190

per person, 6 & 7 nights

Beautiful horse riding trail through Catalan, riding from the Pyrenees down to the coastline for some beach riding, in addition to riding across open fields and plains…

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from £2,995 or €3,335

per person, 11 nights

An incredible, desert ride on beautiful Mawari horses in Rajasthan, taking in the Balotra Fair and Godwar Festival. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays India collection…

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from £1,745 or €1,960

per person, 7 nights

An incredible, desert ride on beautiful Mawari horses in Rajasthan. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays India collection…

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from £1,740 or €1,870

per person, 6 nights

An incredible, desert ride on beautiful Mawari horses in Rajasthan. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays India collection…

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from £1,155 or €1,268

per person, 7 nights

Perfect place to visit if you dream of horse riding through the beautiful Tuscan countryside in Italy. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Italy collection…

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from £1,350 or €1,520

per person, 7 nights

An authentic working cattle estancia set in Esquina, South West Corrientes Province, 6 hours North of Buenos Aires…

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from £1,141 or €1,264

per person, 7 nights

Join us for this wonderful riding retreat that lies high up in the mountains, just an hour from Malaga in the peaceful setting of the Sierra Tejeda National Park. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Spain collection …

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from £600 or €668

per person, 2 nights

The Hay Triangle Short Break is a wonderful destination, offering world class trail horse riding on mountain friendly Welsh Cobs in the Brecon Beacons National Park. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays UK collection …

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from £760 or €840

per person, 4-7 nights

Great value Beach & Forest Riding holiday in Spain, perfect for individuals or groups of friends who are looking for a laid back, fun riding holiday along a beach of golden sand. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Spain collection…

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from £609 or €675

per person, 4-7 nights

This Sierra Nevada horse riding holiday in Spain gives you a chance to explore a stunning region of natural beauty on horseback, riding through an ever changing Sierra Nevada landscape. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Spain collection …

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from £928 or €1,090

per person, 7 nights

Classical Dressage is a fantastic horse riding holiday in Italy, which combines horse riding through the beautiful Tuscan countryside with some of the best classical dressage training in Europe. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Italy collection …

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from £830 or €975

per person, 3 nights

Castle Leslie’s warm hospitality and top class riding instruction from flatwork, to show jumping and cross country, makes this dream riding holiday destination very special. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Ireland collection…

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from £410 or €450

Hunting & 2 night B&B

Experience some of the best Hunting in Ireland. Zara’s Planet is the only horse riding company to have their own office and dedicated section to ‘Hunting Holidays’. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Ireland collection …

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from £695 or €767

per person, 3 nights

Riding is wonderful – on our La Camargue holiday ride out for hours across the delta marshlands taking in the scenery and spotting wildlife or join in on the work with the ‘gardians’. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays France collection…

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from £1,420 or €1,650

per person, 7 nights

At Le Bourdil Blanc, ride through thousands of hectares of most beautiful private estates, follow trails which take you through a countryside of thick forests, hidden valleys, vineyards and meadows. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays France collection…

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from £2,485 or €2,760

per person, per night

At Estancia Los Potreros take your first lessons in the game of ‘polo’, or ride sturdy-footed horses with the gauchos across the oldest mountain range in South America. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Argentina collection…

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from £246 or €276

per person, per night

Taste Argentina’s passion for polo at the Buenos Aires Polo Club. Matches in Argentina are a hot mix of top equestrians, fabulous facilities and Latin glamour. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Argentina collection …

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from £1,640 or €1,820

per person, 6 nights

Cottonwood Ranch provides exciting horse & cattle drives, great ranch holidays, stunning mountain pack trips, bird and wildlife viewing, corporate retreats, family holidays. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays USA collection…

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from £1,290 or €1,510

per person, 7 nights

Tanque Verde is a perfect riding holiday in the USA if you have always dreamed of being a cowboy or cowgirl, but like your comforts and have mixed abilities in your group. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays USA collection…

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from £1,550 or €1,815

per person, 6 nights

Guests at the Rocking Z can join in on many different activities – cattle round-ups, barrel racing, team penning, roping – there’s even trips out to local rodeos! As part of our Horse Riding Holidays USA collection…

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from £204 or €223

per person, per night

An exceptional South African horse riding lodge based trip. Amazing hospitality, food & accommodation…great fun riding with safe game, cross country, polo crosse…an equestrian playground keeps clients returning every year…

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from £300 or €330

per person, per night

Ants Nest and Ants Hill give you the ultimate luxury lodge based horsey safari adventure with 90+ horses to choose from. Uniquely also catering for non riders with bikes, walking or jeep safaris on offer. Really special place with incredible Rhino population..perfect for that special trip…

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from £2,120 or €2,360

per person, 7 nights

This laid back horse riding holiday destination at The Winelands is known for it’s character mountains, diversity of landscape and people. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays South Africa …

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from £3,200 or €3,550

per person, per 7 nights

Borana Safari Lodge offers a luxury riding safari holiday in Kenya – it’s unique & special ranch provides private accommodation and a very personal, discrete service by the owners…

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from £3,395 or €3,790

per person, per 7 nights

The main attraction of the Macatoo Safari holiday is the joy of riding good horses over superb country, making this a great Horse Riding Holidays Botswana experience…

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from £3,450 or €3,830

per person, 5 nights

Riding in the Kalahari desert is a fantastic experience and unique part of Botswana…here you can enjoy incredible migrating zebra in the wet season or sleep out under the stars in the dry season….part of our Horse Riding Holidays Botswana…

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from £767 or €850

per person, 4-8 nights

Gredos Castles & Mountain Trails provide a Spanish horse riding holiday of a lifetime through the stunning Gredos Mountains in central Spain. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Spain collection …

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from £473 or €555

per person, from 3 nights

Visit a beautiful country farm in Portugal, just 45 minutes from Lisbon and experience some of the best one on one Classical Dressage Training available in Europe. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Portugal collection …

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from £910 or €999

per person, from 3 nights plus

These are very special trail rides all over the unique island of Iceland. You will be looked after by locals who are keen to show off their beautiful farms riding their home bred Icelandic horses – you will experience nothing quite like it, riding on the edge of civilisation. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Iceland collection…

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from £1,190 or €1,389

per person, per week

Aveyron Farmhouse is a perfect place for a horse riding holiday. Enjoy fantastic riding, in a charming French rural setting. The horses are fit and forward going. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays France collection …

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from £198 or €210

per person, per night

A fabulous luxury bush camp, brilliant to combine with Horizons Lodge – safe game area, with lots of outdoor fresh air and activities for everyone at Camp Davidson to feel like they are out on a real adventure. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays South Africa collection…

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from £4,270 or €4,770

per person, per 7 nights

Expect small groups of interesting guests on the Okavango Safari, enjoy very personal attention from your hosts – the ultimate riding safari, and if you had to choose just one safari from our…

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from £1,238 or €1,388

per person, 4 nights

An exclusive, remote estancia in the breath takingly beautiful Patagonian Lake District region
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from £430 or €500

per person, 3 nights

Flowerhill is the perfect place to visit if you dream of Cross Country horse riding in Ireland, cantering brave Irish Sport Horses over challenging cross country fences.As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Ireland collection…

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Short Break Horse Riding Holidays

Sometimes you’d really love a horse riding holiday but you’ve only got a few days in which to do it. Well, never fear – for we have a number of options that are ideal for Short Break Horse Riding Holidays.

You could be looking for a close to home destination in the UK, Ireland, or Europe, or perhaps something further afield if you’ve a few days to spare in your itinerary for a longer holiday or even a business trip in some other part of the globe. Either way, we have Short Break Horse Riding Holidays to suit, with many being available on a ‘per night’ basis, so you can stay for as short or as long a time as suits you best.

Our suggested destinations are as diverse as our wide range of Horse Riding Holidays and adventures in so many parts of the world, and there is something to suit people of all riding abilities.

A Short Break Horse Riding Holiday at a centre that caters for beginners can also be a great way of introducing the joys of being on horseback to a friend or loved one who hasn’t previously ridden.

For any help you require on choosing a Short Break Horse Riding Holiday to suit yourself and any companions, just Contact Us or use the Check Availability function on any of our offerings. We’ll soon get back to you, and hopefully you’ll soon have a great Horse Riding Short Break to look forward to.

~ Zara
Signed - Zara Stassin