Jumping obstacles cross country is a thrill that is hard to match. We have programs around the world that offer the ability to jump natural obstacles when riding, and options with instruction included.
Castle Leslie in Ireland offers show jumping and cross country instruction. There is a well maintained course with a variety of obstacles including banks and water jumps which is a wonderful way to gain experience on well trained horses. The Relaxed Tuscan program has a small course for cross country jumping lessons offered seasonally. The Texas jumping clinic includes instruction over both show jumping and cross country obstacles on their easy to ride Quarter Horses.
For more experienced riders the Aille Cross Country trip offers a wide variety of obstacles, from pumping over stone walls in and out of fields to a cross country course used fro training by the Irish 3 day team. There is also the option to participate in a traditional Irish Hunt. The Bitterroot Ranch has a cross country course available to experienced jumpers by prior arrangement, and the Horizon Ranch likewise has natural obstacles for jumpers.