5 Unique Horse Riding Holidays You Haven’t Heard Of

Gallop around the world

Many equestrians dream of combining their passion for riding with their love of travel. But while there are many well-known destinations for horseback vacations, let’s venture off the beaten path. Dive into these five lesser-known, yet extraordinary, horse riding holidays around the world.

Unique Horse riding destinations
  1. Midnight Sun Rides in Iceland

Overview: Ride the Icelandic horse, known for its fifth gait, the tรถlt, under the magical Midnight Sun in the land of fire and ice.

Highlight: Venture through geothermal valleys, past cascading waterfalls, and on the black sand beaches, all under a sun that never sets.

Best Time to Go: June to August.

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Iceland horse riding holidays

  1. Royal Expeditions in Rajasthan, India

Overview: Embrace the royal spirit of Rajasthan, the land of kings and palaces, by riding through its historic cities and vast deserts.

Highlight: Relive history as you pass majestic forts, ancient temples, and traditional villages, all while experiencing the opulence of Rajasthani hospitality.

Best Time to Go: October to March.

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India Horse Riding Holiday Rajahstan

  1. Coffee Plantation Rides in Colombia

Overview: Explore the lush coffee plantations of Colombia, learning about the coffee-making process while on horseback.

Highlight: Sip on freshly brewed coffee, right where it’s grown, after a day of riding through the verdant hills and valleys.

Best Time to Go: December to March.

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Horse Riding Holiday Colombia

  1. Desert Odyssey in Jordan

Overview: Ride through the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum, also known as the Valley of the Moon, followed by a journey to the ancient city of Petra.

Highlight: Camp under a canopy of stars in the desert and discover Petra’s iconic Rose-Red city, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Best Time to Go: March to May or September to November.

Ride through the Wadi Rum desert in a unique horse riding holiday in Jordan.

Horse Riding Holidays Jordan Wadi Rum

  1. Coastal Canters in Mozambique

Overview: Revel in the beauty of Mozambique’s untouched beaches, riding along the Indian Ocean’s coast and exploring quaint fishing villages.

Highlight: Experience the thrill of a beach gallop at sunset, with the waves at your side and the wind in your hair.

Best Time to Go: May to November.

Letโ€™s go explore the Mozambique beaches on horseback!

Horse Riding Holiday Mozambique

The world is vast, and its equine adventures are plentiful. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a novice, these unique horse riding holidays offer a perfect blend of culture, nature, and exhilarating equestrian experiences. So saddle up, and let the world be your riding arena!

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