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For the first time in the history of Globetrotting we’re offering ONE lucky globetrotter an opportunity to become part of our team. We’re on the hunt for an intern who shares our love of travelling the world from the back of a horse. If you have an appetite for adventure, curious by nature, driven, social […]

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Name of breed: Shetland pony Country of origin: Shetland Isles Breed origin: Shetland ponies originated in the Shetland Isles, located northeast of mainland Scotland. Small horses have been kept on the Shetland Isles since the Bronze Age. People who lived on the islands probably later crossed the native stock with ponies imported by Norse settlers. […]

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meet a globetrotter
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We were super fortunate to ride with globetrotter, Julie Kerr, on our guided ride to the Maasai Mara in September last year. You couldn’t wipe the smile of Julie’s face for the entire trip and her laugh is absolutely contagious. This is her GT story. What is your day job? For the last 17 years I […]

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seat saver for horse riding holidays
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Before we start there needs to be a disclaimer here – you really only need a seat saver if you are heading off on a horse riding holiday to Mongolia where the army saddles they use can certainly be very hard on the derriere. But for the majority of our rides, you’ll be riding in English saddles, […]

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Peruvian Paso
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Name of breed: Peruvian Paso Country of origin: Peru Breed origin: The Peruvian Paso is a light pleasure saddle horse known for its smooth ride. It’s distinguished by a natural, four-beat, lateral gait called the paso llano. The breed has been protected by the Peruvian government since 1992 and has deservedly been declared a Cultural Heritage of the Nation. Distinguishing […]

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globetrotter jos flint
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This is one of my ALL-TIME favourite fairy-tale, globetrotting stories. Meet Jos Flint, true-blue, Aussie sheila who won our riding holiday to Mongolia last year. Jos, who has a mail run in a remote region of Tassie, had never stepped foot overseas. Her first trip was a 19-day horse riding trek in northern Mongolia. This is […]

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safari horse in the spotlight
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Meet Media Luna (it means half moon in Spanish), a safari horse within the string of brilliant horses at our partnering estancia in the Sierra Chicas in Argentina. She’s known as the super-model of the herd with her fine and elegant features and is a joy to ride. Name of horse: Media Luna (Half moon) […]

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Gallery

Meet Erika Larsen, armed with her camera, she spent two years travelling to remote locations in the western area of the United States. Her desire was to learn about the significant of the horse in Native American culture and capture that intrinsic partnership through her lens. What is your earliest memory of horses? The earliest […]

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Meet our guide Rogers
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Our guide Rodgers, has a rock-star following in the world of horse riding guides. Ask any of our globetrotting guests who have ridden alongside Rodgers, in the emerald green wilderness of the Okavango Delta, Botswana and they’ll describe him as a brave, thoughtful and fun guide. How long have you been guiding in the Okavango […]

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przewalski horse
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Name of breed: Przewalski Horse Country of origin: Mongolia Breed origin: Przewalski’s horses are the last surviving subspecies of the wild horse. First described scientifically in the late 19th century by Russian explorer N. M. Przewalski, for whom the horse is named, the horse once freely roamed the steppe along the Mongolia-China border. Never again seen in […]

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