Horse Riding Holidays

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Horse Riding Holidays

Northumbria Trail Riding - Weekend Riding


Give yourself a weekend break . . . . . . . you deserve it.

MAGNIFICENT countryside, well-mannered horses, delicious food and great company - sounds good, doesn`t it? Well, stop dreaming because it could soon be YOU packing your bags for the riding weekend of a lifetime, the chance to experience the thrill of Britain`s Big Country for yourself. Enjoy an action-packed riding weekend that is sure to leave you revitalised - and ready for a return visit!

This holiday includes all meals, packed lunches, hotel accommodation, two days horse riding, hat hire, transport to and from Hexham station, transport to and from the horses/stables you will require some suitable clothes to ride in and some spending money if you want a drink in the bar or buy some gifts. Northumbria Trail Riding - Weekend Riding

Your holiday starts on a Friday evening when you`ll arrive at the Dale Hotel, Allendale, in time for dinner. This comfortable, country hotel has a large bar, dining room, lounge and sauna and is perfect for relaxing with your fellow riders

Then, on Saturday and Sunday, it`s time to pull on your jodhpurs, saddle-up and head for the great outdoors. Whether you`re a beginner or an expert rider, one thing`s for sure - the Northumbrian countryside, with its wide-open spaces and amazing scenery, will take your breath away!

Northumbria Horse Holidays has been in business for 27 years, so you know you`re in safe hands. Your horse will be especially chosen to match your level of experience and there will always be a trail leader on hand to offer advice.

After two days of equestrian fun, your dream break finishes late on Sunday afternoon, when you`ll head home relaxed and refreshed after coffee and sandwiches.

Tempted? Then pick up the phone and take advantage

UK . . . . . . . . . . . 01207 235354 ( 230555 - 9am till 4pm) / International +0044 1207 235354 ( 230555 - 9.00hr to 16.00hr GMT ) / rob@NorthumbriaHolidays.com

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Northumbria Trail Riding


Your horse riding holiday commences with your arrival for dinner on Saturday, then on Sunday you will have a general ride to introduce you to our superb horses and to enable us to observe you riding so that we can choose a mount from our wide range of horses which will be ideally suited to you, whether novice or experienced rider. A horse that will prove to be an ideal holiday companion giving you an interesting and enjoyable, but above all safe ride while furthering your experience and ability.

Monday will see you out on the trail through the magnificent scenery, accompanied by our equestrian guides who are on hand at all times and are trained to ensure you get the most from your holiday. So that you may enjoy yourself to the full and ride without encumbrance, we will take care of all the details, meeting you each day on the trail with an appetizing lunch and a warm welcome and hearty dinner will await your return to the hotel, where you can relax in a friendly and convivial atmosphere after the long summer days on the trail.

Three-day mini trails - No time for a weeklong post trail ride? Then join us on a mini-trail.

These short breaks join our trail rides on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays or on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. You will arrive the evening before the holiday (Sunday for a Monday start or Tuesday for a Wednesday start) and, as with all our holidays, include full board hotel accommodation and of course 3 days riding for only 349.
Northumbria Trail Riding

To derive the greatest enjoyment from this holiday we would advise that riders are proficient at all paces. The Holiday includes all meals, packed lunches, hotel accommodation, horse riding on six days, hat hire, transport to and from Hexham station, transport to and from the horses/stables you will require some suitable clothes to ride in and some spending money if you want a drink in the bar or to buy some gifts.

Accommodation is Full Board at the Dale Hotel, Allendale which is in the centre of the market square, which has a gift shop, tea rooms, supermarket, village shop, chemist, post office, Lloyds bank (no cash point), four pubs, children`s play park and a nine hole golf course. Within 10 mile, there are several golf courses including one international, river and reservoir fishing.

Enjoy extra days added on to your holiday at a discounted rate or an extra night B&B at a generous discount, it often works out cheaper to travel by train on a Sunday and stay B&B at the Dale Hotel.

If your partner or friend is a non rider they can stay at 40% of the riders price and In the case of a family room being requested, for instance, two adults sharing a room with a child under the age of 16 or one adult sharing a room with 2 children under the age of 16, a 10% reduction will be made for each child.

UK . . . . . . . . . . . 01207 235354 ( 230555 - 9am till 4pm) / International +0044 1207 235354 ( 230555 - 9.00hr to 16.00hr GMT ) / rob@NorthumbriaHolidays.com

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The Ultimate 5 Star Equestrian Holidays Around The World

When you`re a horse lover, it`s special to be able to spend your vacations around the creatures you love, as well as with your loved ones. Luckily for you, there are plenty of amazing 5 star equestrian holidays all around the world so you don`t need to sacrifice your luxury and amazing holiday for roughing it with the horses. You can, in fact, have the best of both worlds.

The Pantanal, Brazil

Although you aren`t staying in a 5 star hotel on this holiday, it is definitely a 5 star experience. You`ll ride around the remote savannah, forests and lakes and then sleep in a bush camp under the stars. It`s romantic, it`s beautiful and it`s relaxing and time spent with horses, what could be better?

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Grumeti Reserves, Tanzania

There is nothing like this holiday, and that`s why it costs upwards of 8,000 per person. You ride across the 350,000-acre Grumeti Reserves, where the migration of the wildebeest happens and then stay in an extremely fancy and deluxe lodge called the SingitaSaskawa Lodge, which feels much like Edwardian England manor. The ride is incredible and the hotel is to die for, now that`s an ultimate 5 star holiday.

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The Loire, France

Ever wonder what it would be like to ride your horse around beautiful scenery all day long and then collapse into a stunning chateaux feeling like Marie Antoinette herself? Well here`s your chance. On this holiday you go on an incredible journey along the great river valley in France. What makes this especially fun is not just the ride itself, but you also get to learn about French architecture, visit places and castles in the region sleep in a stunning, ancient, elaborate chateaux at night. That`s luxury if there ever was anything.

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Algarve Coast of Portugal

This amazing holiday will have you sleeping a week in a beautiful oasis with a pool and during the day you will ride in beautiful scenery around lakes, forests, absolutely stunning and pristine beaches and even more. Who doesn`t want to ride along a white sandy beach along aqua blue water and then fall into a luxurious bed?

These amazing luxury 5 star holidays where you get to enjoy riding as well are perfect for the horse lovers who don`t like to spend too much time away from the animals that mean so much to them. Many of these holidays are suitable for families as well, which is always a benefit.

7 Best Horse Riding Holiday Destinations

Have you ever been on a horse riding holiday? A horseback touring holiday can be the stuff of dreams for any equestrian lover and there are some stunning venues to choose from. There are tours, holidays and excursions to suit riders of every level, so no matter whether you are an occasional rider or and experienced professional the perfect holiday for you is waiting to be discovered, maybe it is on our list.

It helps to be physical fit because most trips require physical endurance, especially for those which ride through the tough terrains. There are various destinations that you can take your horse riding holidays, and you just have to choose depending on what kind of adventure you want.

7 of the best horse riding destinations that you can go for holidays include:

  1. Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile
    It is in the jagged peaks of the Andes Mountains, which contrast with the soft grass of the plains. On this equestrian vacation you get to ride through the ancient forest while on an Eco tour and pass through emerald rivers and glacial carved valleys. Riders cover a vast distance of about 20-40 kilometers on different adventures so a lot of riding experience and being in shape is required.


    Torres del Paine National Park - Equestrian Holidays


  2. Cappadocia-
    The exotoc landscapes found in Turkey are ideal to explore while on horse back you ride along the native villages, weird rock formations, century-old monasteries, Byzantine churches and underground cities. While on this horse riding holidays, you are likely to meet Turks still living their traditional lifestyle in their homes which have been carved out of soft rock.


    Cappadocia - Equestrian Holidays


  3. Okavango delta
    This is the largest delta in the world, and you get to get an adventure as you ride through the canals as you track elephants, hippos, leopards, zebra and giraffe through the lagoons. You get an excellent opportunity to see the wildlife over the vast terrain. You can spend the night at the Macatoo Camp at the private game reserve.


    Okavango delta - Equestrian Holidays


  4. Mozambique Beach Safari
    During this horse riding holiday you ride along the Vilancious coast and Benguerra Island. The beach has a long stretch of untouched white sand which you can ride on as you enjoy the magnificent views overlooking the Bazaruto Archipelago Islands. You also get to enjoy their unique coastal culture and experience the Mozambican way of life.


    Mozambique Beach Safari - Equestrian Holidays


  5. Verified Horse Dressage Tour

    Verified Horses - Equestrian Holidays

    A chance to tour europe`s elite equestrian facilities, toured by Dr. Christian Schacht a big name in the world of dressage, on this elite equine tour you will include Holstein Verband, Gestut Lewitz Stud, Graditz Principal Stud, The Spanish Riding School In Vienna and many other locations.

    Visit Verified Horses

    This unique tour will help educate and help you enhance your professional development.


  6. Golden Circle- you get to glide through Icelands lava field while riding small horses which have a unique way of moving called `the tolt.` You can ride to the mighty Gullfoss waterfalls and hot springs. Don`t call the small horses, ponies as they are strong, tough Viking horses.

    Golden Circle


  7. Central Pacific Coast- enjoy galloping on the beach of Costa Rica and also take an adventure in the rainforest as you see the wildlife. The people there hold a huge block party on horseback called `cabalgata` and they traverse local plantations.

    Costa Rica


  8. Haleakala National Park, Maui, United States- ride through the crater that is meant for riders only and get to descend more than 600metres down to the crater floor and experience the changing conditions and colors. You can also ride to the Rainforest and get to the tallest waterfall in Maui, the Waimoku Fall. Enjoy your horse riding holidays in the best way possible.

    Haleakala National Park, Maui, United States

Horse Riding Holiday Spain Andalusia


Cannock Chase Trekking Centre


Offering horse riding through the beautiful landscape of Cannock Chase for all abilities from complete beginner to experienced riders. Telephone : 01785 711177, Email : contact@cannockchasehorsetrekking.com, https://www.cannockchasehorsetrekking.com / Cannock Chase Trekking Centre, Teddesley Coppice ST19 5RP Stafford Cannock Chase Trekking Centre

Horse Racing Holidays


OT&T have now established themselves as one of the country`s leading operators specialising in tours to major horse racing events in Europe and around the world. By offering a combination of value for money prices and quality accommodation we have built a growing and loyal following.

In addition to tried and trusted venues such as Punchestown National hunt Festival, Dubai World Cup, Breeder`s Cup and Prix deL`Arc OT&T are always experimenting with new venues. Pardubice for the Velka Pardubika in it`s third year and showing every sign of becoming one of the most popular tours in the calendar. In addition to their extensive programme YSC have the expertise to tailor-make a tour to the destination of your choice for any number of people. Horse Racing Holidays

Part of the Overseas, Travel & Tourism Group, Telephone : 0845 121 2018

Horse Racing Holidays is the horse racing division of Luxury Sports Tours, a leading UK sports tours operator.

Our team is very experienced in the industry having previously operated Tailormade Racing Breaks which was bought by another company. We are now proud to be back in horse racing and offering our packages to the world`s leading racing events which combine great value with stylish hotels and service that we are famous for. Horse Racing Holidays look forward to assisting you whether it be in Paris, Dubai, Kentucky and many further destinations.

All packages are covered for your financial protection either by ATOL (10275) if your trip includes a flight, or Travel Regulation Insolvency Protection (TRIP) which covers monies for packages which include ground elements only. We are also proud of our reputation when it comes to refunds, with all packages being refundable should events be cancelled.

Hoofin-About Horse Riding Holiday


Established in 1969, we have been taking people on pony trekking trips to Wales for over 40 years. Telephone : 024 7667 8665, Email : hoofinabout@outlook.com, https://www.hoofin-about.co.uk/ Hoofin-About Horse Riding Holiday

Northumbria Trail Riding - Improve Your Horse Riding


These holidays are perfect for those who have done some riding but want to learn more and also for the old hands who are looking for a refresher course to keep them on their toes!

On your arrival on Monday afternoon you will have a general assessment ride and your instructor who will be pleased to discuss any problems with you will note your level of riding ability, along with your faults.

Then mounted on a horse, which is appropriate to your ability, your instructor will commence to create the desired improvement in your riding while extending your knowledge of horsemanship and the horse in general. Instruction is kept very flexible so that each rider can receive the attention they need.

As with all these holidays, the accent is on enjoyment and you will depart after lunch on Friday having had a fun filled, instructive and rewarding holiday in the company of like-minded people.

These short breaks join our trail rides on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays or on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. You will arrive the evening before the holiday (Sunday for a Monday start or Tuesday for a Wednesday start) and, as with all our holidays, include full board hotel accommodation and of course 3 days riding for only 349.
Northumbria Trail Riding - Improve Your Horse Riding

Our riders range from 6 years of age to beyond retirement age, single people and couples, all under 18s must be accompanied by an adult (over 18) who may or may not be a rider provided they are there to supervise the child before and after the days riding.

The Holiday includes all meals, packed lunches, hotel accommodation, horse riding on five days, hat hire, transport to and from Hexham station, transport to and from the horses/stables you will require some suitable clothes to ride in and some spending money if you want a drink in the bar or to buy some gifts.

Accommodation is Full Board at the Dale Hotel, Allendale which is in the centre of the market square, which has a gift shop, tea rooms, supermarket, village shop, chemist, post office, Lloyds bank (no cash point), four pubs, children`s play park and a nine hole golf course. Within 10 mile, there are several golf courses including one international, river and reservoir fishing.

Enjoy extra days added on to your holiday at a discounted rate or an extra night B&B at a generous discount, it often works out cheaper to travel by train on a Sunday and stay B&B at the Dale Hotel, rather than travelling on a weekday.

If your partner or friend is a non rider they can stay at 40% of the riders price and In the case of a family room being requested, for instance, two adults sharing a room with a child under the age of 16 or one adult sharing a room with 2 children under the age of 16, a 10% reduction will be made for each child.

UK . . . . . . . . . . . 01207 235354 ( 230555 - 9am till 4pm) / International +0044 1207 235354 ( 230555 - 9.00hr to 16.00hr GMT ) / rob@NorthumbriaHolidays.com

Lake District Horse Riding and Activity Holidays


Lake District Horse Riding Holidays provide Riding and Activity Breaks for Children and Adults from Beginners to Advanced. Accommodation is in our onsite Bed & Breakfast or Luxury Bunk barn. Sole use farmhouse. Witherslack Farm, Grange-over-Sands, LA11 6SD, stay@witherslackhallfarm.co.uk, Phone: 01539 552244 Lake District Horse Riding and Activity Holidays

Friesian Horses - Horse Riding Holidays in Cheshire


Ride our beautiful Friesian Horses. We provide horse riding holidays in the Cheshire countryside close to the wonderful City of Chester.

Week-end and full week riding holidays
Beautiful pure bred Friesian Horses
Suitable for all riding levels
Typical Programme
Week-end riding holiday

One week riding holiday

Can I bring my own horse?
Yes, if you have a horse, we positively encourage you to bring it on holiday with you so that you can benefit from our horse and rider training program during your riding holiday.

We can provide tailored training for you and your horse in general riding, classic dressage and competition skills.

You can build your holiday with a pick and mix approach, adding as much or as little training as you like.

For further details and booking, please contact us for more information. Friesian Horses - Horse Riding Holidays in Cheshire

City Slicker Style Holiday


Who has seen city slickers, any one been on a trail type holiday, would love to hear from you/