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Meet our Guides: Nicola and Tommy - River Valley Ride, New Zealand - Globetrotting Horse Riding Holidays

Meet our Guides: Nicola and Tommy

The River Valley Ride is our newest and most intrepid horse riding holiday in New Zealand. Taking you on this eight-day journey across the hills and glens of the North Island are Nicola Megaw and Tommy Waara, two guides with very different backgrounds who are both passionate about their homeland, their horses and sharing this […]

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Meet Our Guide: Jane

One of the more recent additions to our Globetrotting portfolio is the Twin Coast Adventure in New Zealand’s drop-dead gorgeous Bay of Islands region. We are in LOVE with this ride in no small part due to the hosts, Jane and Ken Dromgool, who are among the top horse clinicians in the country. The only […]

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Meet our Guide: Michael

Michael and his wife Sally are our guides and hosts on our sell-out riding holiday ‘The Man from Snowy River’ ride set in the High Country of Victoria. They are a true blue Australian family with a love of horses and the landscape and heritage they surround themselves with. How long have you been running […]

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Meet our Guides: PJ & Barney

We believe what makes a riding holiday step up from a memorable experience to an extraordinary experience lies in the hands of your guide/s. This short and snappy Q&A will give you a glimpse into long-term safari guides PJ and Barney’s lives in the Okavango Delta, the challenges and highlights of their job. How long have you been […]

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Meet our Guide: Gur

Every globetrotter that we’ve sent to Mongolia who has had Gur as their guide has loved his warmth, humour and endearing hospitality. Here is a brief insight into his life as a much-loved Globetrotting guide. How long have you been running horse riding holidays?  My first horse riding tour took place in Khovsgol  Aimag  in […]

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Meet our Guides: Jen and Jeremy

We have SO much love for this formidable husband and wife team, Jeremy and Jenny, from our coveted rides, the Tassie Tiger Trail and the Grape Horse Adventure. Based in beautiful Tasmania, they have a herd of stunning endurance horses that have guests on both rides falling madly in love. Find out what makes this horse […]

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Meet our Guide: Jakob

Jakob Von Plessen is one of Globetrotting’s most famous guides. He has one foot in Kenya where he guides for half the year and the other foot in Argentina on The Patagonia Trail. Jakob has well over 15 years experience escorting guests on horse riding adventures so knows a thing or two about putting together the ideal itinerary that […]

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In Memorium: Meet our Guide: Tristan Voorspuy

Within the small and tight-knit world of horse riding holidays, we’re all mourning the loss of a great man, Tristan Voorspuy, owner of Offbeat Safaris. Tristan was one of the world-leaders in horse riding safaris and shared many an elephant stampede, wildebeest canter, Mara swim and more with globetrotters the world over. Tristan was tragically […]

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Meet our Guides – Christian and Laura

We’re delighted to be working with Christian and Laura Hayes, a husband and wife dynamo-duo who are renowned for their first-class riding holidays in two of Australia’s most iconic landscapes – the Kimberley and the High Country. How long have you been running your horse riding holidays?  We have been operating Hidden Trails by Horseback […]

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Meet our guide Rogers

Meet our Guide: Rodgers

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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Meet our Guide: Tanaka San

Meet Tanaka san, our guide based in Japan, not only does he guide and interpret our globetrotters who sign up for our 5 day, 4 night riding holiday in Japan. He also takes Japanese riders on riding adventures all over the world. How long have you been running your horse riding holidays? I’ve been taking […]

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Meet our Guide: Paulo

Paulo Junqueira Arantes is one busy man, running all three of our rides in Brazil – Pantanal, Darwin’s Trail and Bahia Beach rides. An incredibly skilled horseman, Paulo takes great pleasure from seeing his clients enjoy their horse riding holidays. Here we find out what else he LOVES about helping globetrotters discover the wonders of […]

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Meet our Guide: Karen McLean

Karen McLean (pictured with her father, Bud) had an idyllic childhood growing up with horses surrounded by pristine wilderness in British Columbia, Canada. She now runs the family-owned lodge that sits beside the translucent Chilko River and greets horse riders throughout the summer season and watches as they fall in love with her home. Here we […]

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Meet Our Guides: Beck & Alex

We’re delighted to be working with ex-Olympian Alex Watson and his wife Beck, who have been running the award-winning Bush & Beach Ride in Noosa for over twelve years alongside their incredible team of Australian Stock Horses. We caught up with them recently to find out a little more behind their operation. How long have you […]

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Meet Our Guides: Deana & Duayne

**UPDATE October 2017 – Our deepest condolences go out to Deana who’s husband Duayne, was tragically killed in a jet-boating accident. For those who had the privilege to meet and get to know Duayne you will be as shocked by the news as much as we are. He was a down-to-earth, happy-go-lucky bloke who was […]

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Meet our Guides: David & June Voldseth

We just LOVE this husband and wife team and the ranch they run in the scenic western state of Montana, USA. It’s clear they love everything about their jobs, from the moment they wake to the moment their heads hit the pillows at the end of the day, and they welcome every guest with open […]

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Meet our Guides: Peter and Marijn

Peter De Cabooter and his wife Marijn Werquin have been running their guest ranch in the beautiful scenic surrounds of Shell, Wyoming USA for over 20 years. While much has changed since their first year of operation, their ethos remains the same: to offer a safe, enjoyable and professional riding holiday for their guests. It’s safe to say […]

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Meet Our Guide: Carol Sharpe

Ok globetrotters, dare I say it Carol Sharpe may just have the BEST job in the world. The guide of a professional riding outfit on the idyllic island of Sumba in Indonesia, as part of the Best Hotel In the World (no joke!), I honestly think she could be a contender. With stunning ocean vistas […]

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Meet Our Guides: Paul & Fiona

Globetrotting is thrilled to welcome Paul Brennan and Fiona Flugge on board as guides for our wonderful horse riding holiday known as the Margaret River Ride. A region synonymous with white sandy beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and rows upon rows of vineyards, Paul and Fiona, together with the team at their picturesque property, provide […]

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Meet Our Guides: Dana & Alice Kerns

Dana and Alice Kerns, along with their sons, run the Big Horn Cattle Drive in Wyoming. But it’s not just a commercial venture for them, it’s their way of life. This duo live and breathe cattle, their family having started grazing cows back in 1887. Find out more about Dana, Alice and the incredible riding […]

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Meet Our Guide: Andrew Gilles

Andrew Gilles is the consummate professional when it comes to guiding and hosting guests on our Namib desert rides. You could probably call him an adrenaline junkie, but it was his love for adventure and his passion for nature that saw him become the one thing that would allow him to pursue both – a […]

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