Bosnia ( Best airport: Split)
Get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life with this based stay riding holiday at a family run ranch in Herzegovina. Enjoy daily rides surrounded by nature, wildlife and forests, and then relax in the evenings at the comfortable guest house which has a swimming pool for you to enjoy during your stay. Open year round, this holiday caters for intermediate to experienced riders, but beginners can sometimes be accommodated on request.
Level of Riding and Fitness
Riders need to be of intermediate level and capable of controlling a horse at all paces over open ground. There are many opportunities to canter, and riders should have a good level of general fitness due to long hours in the saddle.
Beginners can be catered for on request. There is no minimum age requirement for this ride. The weight limit is 90kg.
Guides and Group Size
You’ll be guided by experienced and qualified guides who offer a bespoke riding experience. Riding groups are a maximum of 8.
Accommodation and Dining
There is a guest ranch house with 3 bedrooms, all of which have en-suite bathrooms, a kitchen/dining room and large living room. There is also a heated swimming pool with views of the horses and the ranch.
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8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
Per person sharing – £999
Single supplement – £259
Flights & Airport transfers
Do not book flights until you have received the Booking Confirmation email from saddletravel.com.
The meeting point is the ranch, and there are a number of ways to get there. If flying; the nearest airport is Split in Croatia. You can also get the train to Mostar. Transfers can be arranged from either the airport, train station or the local bus stop and are paid locally.
Transfers from the airport and train station are €100 each way for a car, or €130 each way for a minibus (split between travellers).
If hiring your own car the address and driving directions will be given to you upon booking.
- All meals from dinner on arrival to breakfast on departure plus a beverage
- Six days of riding
- English speaking guide
- International flights and visas
- Transfers (paid locally)
- Travel insurance