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from £1,060 or €1,250

per person, 3 nights

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime horse riding adventure with Zambian Horseback Safaris, where pure riding freedom awaits over ancient, hole-free floodplains. Enjoy long stretches of fast-paced riding on well-schooled horses in the Simalaha Wilderness….

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from £995 or €1,143

per person, 3 nights

Kintyre is a place that time forgot. Well off the beaten track, and surrounded by beautiful coastline and stunning island views, this place is full of wildlife and steeped in Scottish history and folk lore….

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from £1,245 or €1,450

per person, from 3 nights plus

Come for an adventure of a lifetime joining local farmers round up sheep and horses at the end of the season. For fit, adventurous, good intermediate riders only. Sorting, driving sheep or horses down to the farms at the end of the season is both exhilarating and fascinating and entails long hours in the saddle and a lot of flexibility as well as a willingness to take instruction and work as part of a team.

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from £790 or €895

per person, from 3 nights plus

We work with a large group of owner manager farmers in Iceland. You will be looked after by locals who are keen to show off their homely farms riding their home bred Icelandic horses. Riding with large herds of free running horses, experiencing the tolt pace and unique culture, scenery and hospitality, this is the way to explore Iceland.

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from £1,290 or €1,485

per person sharing 3 nights

Explore white sand beaches, rugged coastlines, verdant countryside, enchanting mountainous trails, and traditional Irish hospitality! Each day is uniquely planned to give riders a range of experiences.

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from £1,595 or €1,815

per person, 3 nights

Whether you are staying on a short break or the full week, expect an action packed, full on program with plenty of adventures on horseback. You will leave feeling exhilarated, inspired and in love with your horse as you build a trusting relationship and test each others boundaries…

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from £2,975 or €3,455

per person, 3 nights

Kukutana is an incredible family country home located on the edge of the famous Donana National Park where you can ride directly from the property in to the ancient woodlands with endless paths waiting to be explored.. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Spain collection …

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from £575 or €656

per person, 3 nights

Enjoy a tranquil horse-riding retreat in Andalucía staying at a beautifully restored cortijo where the main focus is relaxed morning hacking out and focused afternoon dressage lessons on well schooled obedient Andalucian horses. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Spain collection …

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from £350 €410 $440

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 £250 or €290

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 £2,810 or €3,235

per person, 7 nights

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 £920 or €1,075

per person, 7 nights

A beautiful centre based riding holiday in a gorgeous boutique hotel at the foot of the Dikti mountains. Great horses, riding,
and infinity pool, plus delicious Greek food and wine, makes this the perfect horsey retreat.

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from £1,865 or €2,175

per person sharing 6 nights

Riding in famous Yeats country the scenery in Sligo is stunning, riding between mountains and the Atlantic ocean

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from £1,595 or €1,865

per person, 6 nights

Join us for this wonderful horse riding holiday in Spain which combines Classical Dressage lessons with expert tuition and ride outs, including an amazing beach ride. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Spain collection …

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from £870 or €1,000

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 £1,875 or €2,190

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…

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from £1,020 or €1,150

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……

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from £1,025 or €1,1195

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 £440 or €515

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 £1,035 or €1,200

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 £880 or €1,015

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 £1,300 or €1,510

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 £935 or €1,077

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 £475 or €560

per person, 3 nights

Official Re-Opening – 24 May 2024 – Come and enjoy classical dressage & working equitation training in small groups on pure and part bred Lusitanos. Catering for all levels; from novice to experienced riders.

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from £745 or €840

per person, from 3 nights

Visit a fabulous luxury dressage & wine 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 £2,315 or €2,705

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 £1,545 or €1,790

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 £3,795 or €4,395

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 £2,795 or €3,260

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 £2,795 or €3,265

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 £590 or €675

per person, 4 -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 £1,400 or €1,615

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 £1,555 or €1,815

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 £725 or €845

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 £675 or €770

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 £1,315 or €1,515

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 £1,045 or €1,220

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 £745 or €865

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 £2,375 or €2,865

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 £2,140 or €2,960

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 £2,400 or €2,760

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 £4,620 or €5,390

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 £4,095 or €4,720

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 £4,935 or €5,745

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 £1,515 or €1,770

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 £730 or €820

per person, from 4 nights

Visit this traditional country farm in Portugal, just 45 minutes from Lisbon and experience Classical Dressage Training by breeder Francisco de Bragança who passionate about the principles of classical dressage. Enjoy a magical visit to Golega festival in November. As part of our Horse Riding Holidays Portugal collection …

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from £1,280 or €1,455

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 £700 or €820

per person, per night

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 £3,500 or €3,965

per person, 7 nights

An exclusive, remote estancia in the breath takingly beautiful Patagonian Lake District region

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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