Destinations: Winter Equestrian Vacations

Costa Rica Horse Riding Vacations

Costa Rica

Horseback riding in Costa Rica! Combine horse riding through misty cloud forests, rainforests teeming with wildlife, tropical mangrove swamps and beaches with ocean kayaking, snorkelling, a canopy tour, and nature hikes.

 

Portugal Dressage Vacations

Portugal

Work on your dressage skills riding Lusitano horses near Lisbon, Portugal! This dressage riding school has been in operation for over 30 years and is steeped in the classical horsemanship tradition. Riders have the opportunity to study with top competitors and equestrians.

 

Sicily on Horseback- Italy Riding Vacations

Sicily, Italy

Horseback riding tours in Sicily, including popular inn-to-inn riding tours. Enjoy mountains, forests, ancient villages, castles and feast on Italian foods and wines as you explore the unique environments of Mount Etna and beyond.

 

Mexico Ranch Vacation

Mexico

Enjoy 333 days of sunshine a year and on this Mexico Riding Holiday located between the famous pyramids of Teotihuacan, the UNESCO site of San Miguel de Allende and the lively metropolis of Mexico City. Enjoy wide open spaces great for gallops, margaritas by the pool and cultural visits to villages on this ranch vacation.

 

Spain El Rocío, Doñana and the Atlantic coast

Spain's Atlantic Coast

Horseback riding on the beaches of Donana National Park, one of Europe’s most valuable natural landscapes, and on the pilgrimage roads to El Rocío near Seville.

 

Spain Mallorca Island Dressage Training & Trails

Mallorca, Spain

Ride among open fields, pine forests, sandy tracks and beautiful beaches and enjoy dressage training on award-winning Andalusian horses on the island of Mallorca (Majorca) in Spain.

 

Tuscany Farmhouse, Resort & Spa Riding Holidays

Tuscany, Italy

Magical horse riding holidays in the heart of Tuscany, Italy based on a historic wine and olive estate with a spa and Western style riding.

 

Spain Dressage Training & Trail Riding in Andalucia

Andalucia, Spain

A longtime British Horse Society approved center in the heart of Andalucia that specializes in dressage training, riding on the beach and the Seville countryside, and special trips to see performances of the dancing horses at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art in Jerez.

 

Botswana Okavango Horse Safari

Botswana, Africa

Voted Best Horse Safari in Africa two years in a row! Ride with a herd of giraffe or zebra across the plains, track elephant or buffalo from island to island, cantering and splashing through lagoons of Botswana's Okavango Delta.

 

Argentina - Estancia Los Potreros

Argentina

A beautiful estancia vacation offering daily horseback rides across the pampas and the chance to play a few polo chukkas. This is the land of the horse where the culture of the gaucho is strong and where children still go to school on horseback.

 

Argentina - Polo Vacations & Holidays

Argentina

A variety of polo vacation options available in Argentina from informal 'stick and balling', to learn to play polo weeks. Improve your game with the pros on an authentic estancia!

 

Castle Leslie Ireland Equestrian Vacations

Glaslough, Ireland

Stay at one of Ireland’s great castles still inhabited by its eccentric founding family and enjoy a dream equestrian vacation: Cross country course, indoor jumping arena, gentle countryside hacks, riding lessons for beginners and advanced riders, fine cuisine, cooking classes, the spa and fishing.

 

Botswana Makgadikgadi Pans Safari

Botswana, Africa

Ride the magical Makgadikgadi Pans, which looks like the surface of the moon and has amazing wildlife migrations. This is a great riding safari tour to combine with the Okavango Delta. In the wet season, ride with herds of zebra and wildebeest and interact with meerkats year round. A fantastic horse-riding safari.

 

Botswana Limpopo Valley Horse Safari

Botswana

Botswana Limpopo Valley Horse Safari in the Tuli Block, an area of great diversity, magnificent vistas, ancient civilizations and dramatic rock formations bordered by the great Limpopo River in the south. If you want to view elephants, wildebeest and other wildlife, then these horseback safaris are for you!

 

Spain Coast Equestrian Training & Trail Riding

Andalucia, Spain

Experience the ultimate Andalucian riding experience in a part of Spain untouched by much of the modern world. If you love to ride through beautiful scenery, gallop along miles of deserted, golden sandy beaches, and explore the sweet smelling natural pine forests that run along the Costa de la Luz (coast of light), then this is the holiday for you. 

 

Jordan Horse Riding Holidays

Jordan

Jordan Horse Riding Holidays through the Wadi Rum Desert on Arabian horses. Camp out under the stars, visit Petra, snorkel in Aqaba and more on this horse adventure in the Middle East. 

 

Argentina Horse Riding Estancia

Neuquén, Argentina

Argentina estancia vacation- Ride alongside gauchos with opportunities to work cattle at a family owned Argentina ranch. Horse ride the foothills of the Andes, venture into Lanin National Park or try your hand at helping the gauchos as they work cattle.

 

Clonshire Equestrian Training Vacations in Adare

Adare, Ireland

Cross country, dressage training, show jumping, flatwork and fox hunting in Ireland at Clonshire Equestrian Centre, a BHS approved riding destination, in Adare Village, voted Ireland's prettiest village.

 

Connemara Riding Vacations, Ireland

Ireland

Connemara Trail Ride with legendary Irish horseman Willie Leahy in dramatic Western Ireland. Choose mountains and beaches with the Connemara and Coastal Trails from April to October OR October to April to enjoy fox hunting in Ireland with the Galway Blazers and a superb cross country course.

 

Provence Inn to Inn Riding Holidays in France

Provence, France

Inn to inn and progressive rides through the heart of Provence and week-long training and trail vacations. Ride in classic French countryside made famous by best-selling author Peter Mayle and painted by Cezanne. Horse ride amid vineyards, beaches and to hill towns, savoring Provencal food, wine and history.

 

Gleneagles Equestrian Vacations in Scotland

Scotland

Luxury riding holiday and equestrian training in the heart of Scotland at Gleneagles. Lessons for adults and children in dressage training, show jumping, cross country, polo, carriage driving and trail riding. Learn to horseback ride! Golf, tennis, the spa, falconry, fine dining, fishing and more for non-riding companions.

 

Mount Juliet Ireland Equestrian Vacations

Thomastown, Ireland

Experience horse riding, golf, the spa and more at one of Ireland’s oldest standing sporting estates. Special lessons in flatwork, jumping and cross-country, fox hunting in Ireland and more.

 

Peru Horse Riding Vacations- Sacred Valley

Peru

Peru horse riding vacations high in the Andes Mountains through the Sacred Valley. These riding holidays combine colorful mountain culture, historic Inca ruins and stunning scenery.

 

Romania Horse Riding Vacations

Romania

Romania riding vacations through the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains to medieval villages in Transylvania, UNESCO sites, and through endless hills, meadows and open areas great for cantering. Get to know the locals on this authentic riding tour.

 

South Africa Horse Safari- Ants Lodges

South Africa

Customized horse riding safaris in South Africa at two different upscale lodges located on their own private game reserve in the Waterberg region of the Limpopo province. All levels of riders are welcome, as safaris are flexible and personalized.

 

Portugal Horseback Riding Vacations

Alentejo, Portugal

Portugal Horseback Riding Vacations along the wildly beautiful Alentejo coast. Horseback ride on beaches and visit historic whitewashed villages on Lusitano horses.

 

Catalonia Spain Horseback Riding Vacation

Catalonia, Spain

Inn to inn and stationary horse riding holidays in Spain through stunning mountains, medieval villages and pristine beaches on Andalusian and Spanish horses in the heart of Catalonia, not far from Barcelona. Lots to do for non-riding companions.

 

Namibia Horseback Riding Vacation

Namibia, Africa

A Namibia horse riding journey in the dramatic desert and wilderness. 5-10 nights rides across the deserts and mountains - fast pace African horse safaris for experienced fit riders only.   

 

Ecuador Horseback Riding - Volcanoes and Haciendas

Ecuador

Horseback riding Ecuador! Visit colonial haciendas, ride the "Avenue of the Volcanoes", Cotopaxi Volcano, and get to know the culture and people of Ecuador. Stay nights at colorful and historic haciendas.

 

South Africa Horse Safaris

South Africa & Botswana, Africa

South Africa Horse Safaris based on a fifth generation ranch that's great for families. Varied horse riding experiences for all levels of rider, allowing for game viewing, cattle mustering, swimming with your horse, polocrosse, western games and jumping. Includes combining South Africa and Botswana horseback safaris.

 

Uruguay Beach & Coastal Trail Riding Holiday

Montevideo, Uruguay

Beach and coastal trail riding vacations in Uruguay. Start in Montevideo and ride pristine beaches, emerald shores and a network of lagoons to coastal hills, sand dunes and pine forests.