Equestrian holidays and vacations, select from
horseback trail riding holidays, horse racing trips, pony treking
holidays, polo courses, ranching vacations, western riding, riding schools
and show jumping. This page lists horse trail riding holidays and trail breaks on horseback.
What is trail riding?
On this page we define trail riding as multi-day horse riding trips, usually using bridleways or off-road trails, that take horse and rider on a journey from place-to-place.
Trail ride overnight accommodation will usually be in a different place each day, and may be in bunk houses, B&Bs, guest houses or hotels; camping may be used in some remote areas. Luggage may be carried in saddle bags on the horse, by pack ponies/horses, or be forwarded on by vehicle each day.
In North America, in particular, a trail riding trip might also be referred to as a pack trip or an inn-to-inn tour.
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Multi-day horse trail
horseback riding breaks following a trail from place to place
Anywhere Costa Rica
based: La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Anywhere Costa Rica arranges a range of multi-activity and multi-destination tours in Costa Rica, customized to each traveler's preferences.
| tailor-made | multi-activity | retreats | horse trail riding | expeditions | white water rafting | sea fishing/angling | canoeing/kayaking | diving/snorkelling | surfing | walk/trek/hike | Costa Rica |
Connemara Trail & Connemara Coast Trail
based: Co. Galway, Ireland
Trail riding on two classic Irish trails in Connemara for all levels of experience. Promising spectacular landscapes, with rugged mountains, silent lakes and dramatic coastlines. Riders will ride surefooted Connemara ponies or Irish hunters. Overnight accommodation is in guest houses or hotels en-route.
| horse trail riding | Ireland |
Hestasport Activity Tours
based: Varmahlíð, Iceland
A unique trail riding experience, multi-day riding tours across Iceland by Icelandic horse; offering a wide variety of tours to suit riders of all abilities, from true horse enthusiasts to first-timers.
| horse trail riding | Iceland |
based: Crete, Greece
Odysseia Stables organises an adventurous guided trail ride in Lassithi, riding through the Dikti Mountains and along the South Cretan coast to the Libyan Sea. This week long 160 km trail ride is for experienced riders only. Through the journey riders stay in family hotels. Other shorter trail rides are also available.
| horse trail riding | Greece |
based: Kent, UK
Unique bespoke riding treks in North and South America. Styled on old-time horse pack trips, these riding expeditions go deep into backcountry and wilderness areas. They use Western Quarter horses in north America and Criollos and Chilean mountain horses in the south; supported by pack-trains of mules and horses.
| horse trail riding | USA | Mexico | Peru | Patagonia | Argentina | Bolivia | Chile |
based: Catalonia/Barcelona, Spain
Horse riding holidays for experienced riders on the Costa Brava and through the wild beauty of the Pyrenees. Panorama-Trails well schooled Andalusian horses are in good condition and are a pleasure to ride. Ride beaches or mountains – it's the contrast which makes Catalonia so attractive for your riding holiday!
| horse trail riding | horse/pony trekking | Spain |
Responsibletravel.com Featured Site
based: East Sussex, UK
Horse riding trips, including horse trail riding holidays, from specialist responsible operators in Europe, Asia, America, Africa and Worldwide; small groups or tailor made. From horse riding tours in Mongolia, to ranching in Canada; from novice and intermediate riding in Ireland, to a spectacular 10 day horseback trek across the Andes, horseback safaris in African game reserves or a volunteer holiday at a Polo school in Argentina.
| horse trail riding | horse/pony trekking | ranching | horse back safaris | western riding | polo | tailor made | Worldwide |
based: West Yorkshire, UK
All-inclusive trailriding holidays for riders with their own horse, on the Mary Towneley Loop of the Pennine Bridleway, with a range of packages tailored to a riders experience, fitness level and budget.
| horse trail riding | England |
World Horse Welfare
based: Norfolk, UK
Charity challenge horseback rides and sponsored rides in aid of World Horse Welfare, a charity dedicated to giving abused and neglected horses a second chance in life. Trail rides include the Coast to Coast, a Canadian Wilderness Challenge, and an Icelandic Challenge.
| horse trail riding | England | Canada | Iceland |
based: Mongolia & New Zealand
A Mongolian/New Zealand partnership, offering riding holidays far from the beaten track exploring Mongolia and its culture on horseback, Trips take place in two of the least visited regions of the country, Zavkhan and the Altai Mountains.
| horse trail riding | Mongolia |
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