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Many of us have strong, latent nomadic instincts and love the feeling of seeing something completely new and exciting each day. 

With vehicle support to carry the luggage one can often cover up to 30 miles a day and view some very diverse scenery. It heightens the feeling of adventure to be seeing new places at every turn of the trail. In countries like France and Spain a day of riding can put you into quite a different region with new specialties in food and wine. You can also meet a broader range of local people. Often the places where riders stay on a progressive trip are very different from one another.  You could be in a castle one night and staying in a rustic inn on another which can add to the charm of the journey.  

There are some drawbacks to point to point travel because it means you have to be packing and unpacking every day.  Also it makes it hard to get any laundry done if you move every day, but these are not major obstacles. Sometimes two overnights in the same spot from which one can make a day’s ride in another direction to see new places is part of the itinerary. When progressive rides are camping trips and the camp has to be moved things get more complicated.  If the camp equipment can be moved by vehicle as is the case in Africa, it is not so difficult, but if it is a pack trip in the American wilderness, moving

poses other problems.  Usually it takes at least one pack horse for every two riders and it takes considerable expertise to load a pack horse properly.  One of the great charms of pack trips is that you can be independent of civilization and are always in close contact with your horse although the pace is necessarily slow.

 

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Thorsmork Ride

Thórsmörk or Valley of Tor, is a mountain ridge named after the Norse god Thor. It is situated in the south of Iceland between the glaciers Tindfjallajökull and Eyjafjallajökull.... Read more

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Catalonia Coast horse riding trip in Spain

Catalonia Coast Trail

Catalonia is a region of diverse landscapes, mild climate and complex cultural history, and the Catalonia Coast Trail opens the wild side of this region to you. On the... Read more

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Normandy Ride

This area on the Normandy coast is well suited for a riding tour with some fine opportunities for beach galloping and history galore. You will have a chance to... Read more

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Skeleton Coast

This is a newer itinerary for our well established partners in Namibia. They are pleased to be able to offer this route that combines both the coast and wild... Read more

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Shekhawati Desert Ride

Marwari horses will carry you across the changing landscape of the Rajasthan, and you will also visit some of the architectural wonders of India. No other region in India... Read more

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Pantanal Ride

Visitors are drawn to the Pantanal region of Brazil by the promise of wildlife, as it is home to one of the largest arrays of unique species anywhere in... Read more

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Ride through the Mongolian steppe on this classic horse trek

Mongolian Classic Trek

This horse riding trek in Mongolia combines the lush beauty of the Blue Khentii Mountain and the austere landscape of the Gobi Desert. The mountains of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park... Read more

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Horses on Malbec trail

Castles and Caves in Malbec

The ride traverses a region of spectacular scenery considered by National Geographic to be one of the world’s last unspoiled and undiscovered earthly paradises. Experience the culture and history... Read more

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Barichara Ride

This trail is designed specifically for adventurous riders who want to take part in a challenging horseback experience that will leave you feeling fulfilled. Discover the extreme landscapes of... Read more

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Path of the Herdsmen

This trail is a great option for mountain lovers who don't want to miss out on tasteful accommodations. Enjoy a dynamic ride from the Mediterranean lowlands to the alpine... Read more

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Bandit Trail

The Bandit trail is a diversified horse riding trek through massive canyons, table mountains and volcanoes - a riding paradise where outlaws once hid. The fresh tender green of... Read more

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Nile Safari

The riding experience in Uganda allows riders to immerse themselves in the African landscapes and the traditional way of life of the local people. Riding near the official source... Read more

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Willamette Coast Ride

This carefully designed tour gives you a wonderful overview of the region. Your hosts are excellent equestrians and have a knack for choosing and training fantastic trail horses. Be... Read more

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Sulayr Short Break

Ride beautiful Spanish horses along the ancient bridle paths and mountain trails traditionally linking the small whitewashed villages on this short break. Sulayr translated from Spanish means “mountain of... Read more

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Discover the Delta

Rather than a permanent riding camp, a lightweight mobile camp is transported by a flotilla of mokoros (traditional dugout canoes), or when the water levels are too low for... Read more

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Gobi Steppe Ride

This well-designed trek introduces a concept of practical and desirable travel. You will live with the horses and the camel carts in the great outdoors, choosing the life of... Read more

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Prestige Ride in Dordogne

This is a unique luxury riding experience that truly includes the best of France, offering  prestige accommodations - 4 star hotels and Chateaux - and amazing French Cuisine with... Read more

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Kilimanjaro Ride

This horseback riding vacation in Tanzania ventures into prime elephant habitat, allowing you to and experience the excitement of horseback riding among these magnificent creatures. You have opportunities to... Read more

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Alentejo Coast

The Alentejo Coast of Portugal is an ideal destination for riding Lusitano horses while staying in outstanding accommodations. This point-to-point itinerary includes one day of riding on Costa Azul's... Read more

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Dolphin Trail

The Dolphin Trail takes place south of Lisbon near the coast as you stay in wonderful modern country hotels. On experienced Lusitano horses you will follow the winding trail... Read more

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Trails of Old Castile

Combine 3 days of riding in the Sierra de Gredos with 3 days of riding in the province of Segovia; the historic as well as the natural heart of... Read more

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Custom Kenya Safari

A custom Kenya safari with Equitours provided you with something beyond the ordinary; the ability to avoid the mini bus routes and get under the skin of the country.... Read more

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Three Park Spectacular

The Three Park Spectacular Ride is on the border between Utah and Arizona and covers three of the most famous national parks in the world. This allows you to... Read more

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Ride through the Grand Canyon on this horseback riding trip in Arizona

Grand Canyon Winter Pastures

The Winter Pastures horseback riding vacation will take you far below the remote North Rim of the Grand Canyon into a microclimate which is sheltered from the cold and... Read more

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Horseback riding on the beach in Spain

Mediterranean Trail

Enjoy opportunities for fast riding and a day on the beach on beautiful Andalusian horses with much time spent in the saddle. You will enjoy comfortable accommodations en-route in... Read more

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Ride by local villages on the Dali Coast horseback riding holiday in Spain

Dali Coast Trail

Experience for yourself  Catalonia's wild beauty that attracted painters like Dali in the mid 19th century who drew inspiration from the spectacular coastline, the intense green fields and forests,... Read more

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Coastal Range Ride

The Alpujarra and Coastal Range rides in the Sierra Nevada mountains use well mannered, fit horses and are moderately paced through beautiful landscape going up to alpine meadows. For... Read more

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Alpujarra Ride

The Alpujarra and Coastal Range rides in the Sierra Nevada mountains follow ancient bridle paths from village to village on well mannered, fit horses at a moderate pace. The... Read more

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Hekla-Landmannalaugar Trail

Located in the vast interior of Iceland, which comprises one of Europe’s greatest wilderness areas. While some places are extremely barren and sparse — described as similar to being... Read more

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Fjallabak Tour- ride Icelandic horses on this equestrian holiday in Iceland

Fjallabak Tour

Ride in the “land of fire and ice” on this tour that enables you to experience them in depth.  Wild volcanic landscapes next to snow-capped mountains, vast lava deserts... Read more

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Crete Trail of the Gods

The Trail of the Gods ride on the island of Crete in Greece will take to fascinating archaeological sites and allow you to see much of the beautiful interior. ... Read more

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Randonnée Liberté Ride

An unguided horseback riding trip in the rugged countryside of France near the Spanish border is the ultimate adventure for experienced riders who are prepared to take full responsibility... Read more

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Hacienda to Hacienda Ride

The beautiful scenery in the "Avenues of Volcanoes" in Ecuador together with the rich culture and good riding country make this trip ideal. You ride in high elevations through... Read more

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Glacier Estancia Ride

This ride in Chile is a spectacular opportunity to experience the wilderness and culture of the region. Riders absorb an ever-changing natural beauty as they venture off the main... Read more

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horseback riding holiday in Mongolia

Karakorum with Naadam Festival

This horseback riding holiday in Mongolia will take you through the Khangai Mountain range in the central region, which is drained by some of Mongolia’s mightiest rivers, including the... Read more

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India Christmas Ride

Spend Christmas Eve in an 18th century castle and New Year in a fort situated on a hill overlooking a village famous for its miniature paintings. Visit some of... Read more

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Nagaur Fair Ride

The Nagaur Fair is smaller, less touristy and without the Brahma festivities of the Pushkar Fair. Both are great colorful and historical events of India. For untold centuries tribesmen... Read more

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Ride to the Sea

This is an endurance horseback riding tour in Namibia through a region of overwhelming beauty and isolation. It crosses 400 kms of the world's oldest desert from central Namibia... Read more

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Damaraland Trail

The gifts of Damaraland are many. The famous fauna and flora, elephant & rhino, Welwitschia mirabilis, and the Skeleton Coast with its disintegrating shipwrecks all make for an adventurous... Read more

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Enjoy riding horses on the steppe on the Karakorum horseback riding holiday

Karakorum Ride

Ride through the Khangai Mountain range in the central region, which is drained by some of Mongolia’s mightiest rivers, including the Orkhon. For thousands of years the Orkhon and... Read more

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Tata-Akka

This ride starts from the desert town of Tata in the south of Morocco. You spend a full two weeks exploring this area, riding in a southwestern loop from... Read more

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Cappadocia Highlights

Experiencing this fascinating landscape, meeting the local people, and visiting some of the ancient and unusual structures will surely be a grand adventure.Much of this horseback riding tour proceeds... Read more

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