Destinations: Beginning Riders

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.

 

Galway Riding Holidays in Ireland

County Clare, Ireland

Experience Ireland’s castles, pubs and history from a 300-year-old farmhouse near the River Shannon or take a progressive trail riding vacation through the Burren to the Cliffs of Moher and the Atlantic Coast.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Italy Mediterranean Coast Riding Vacation

Cilento National Park, Italy

South of Amalfi, immerse yourself in the Italian lifestyle, eating beautiful food, drinking nice wines and horseback riding through rolling hills of olive trees and Mediterranean forests, to ancient villages and on the beach.

 

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.

 

Australia Bush & Beach

Southeast Queensland, Australia

Horse riding vacations in Australia cantering along the beach, through tropical rainforest trails and into the wonderful Australian bush to muster cattle with your guide, Olympian Alex Watson. Pulitzer Prize winning author Jane Smiley called this riding vacation a “rip-snorter." You will be amazed at the scenery and wildlife. Open to beginning and experienced riders.

 

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.

 

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.