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Globetrotting Guide Horse: Fudge - Yarra Valley Ride, Victoria, Australia - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

Globetrotting Guide Horse: Fudge

Ever wondered what makes the perfect guide horse? Meet Fudge, a dark dun gelding who leads the way on the Yarra Valley Ride with our guide Clancy at the helm. Horse’s Name: Fudge Breed: Crossbred, but I reckon he’s part Waler. Height: 15.2 hands high Mare or gelding: Gelding When and how did you find […]

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Globetrotting guest horse: Flick - The Shoalhaven Ride, Australia - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

Globetrotting Guest Horse: Flick

Let’s be honest, we’ve all dreamed of riding a majestic, pitch black Arabian à la ‘The Black Stallion’! And Flick is here to make that dream come true. He’s part of the guest horse herd on The Shoalhaven Ride on Australia’s east coast. That’s die-hard globetrotter Anthony Tietze riding him above, but who knows – […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Feriol - Catalonia, Spain - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

Globetrotting Guest Horse: Feriol

If you find yourself globetrotting through the magnificent countryside of Catalonia or even Andorra, there’s a chance you’ll be mounted on Feriol, a cheery fellow with a great sense of humour who loves nothing more than long walks on the beach – except long canters through the mountains, of course! He’s quite a catch, don’t […]

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Guest Horse: Nick - Yarra Valley Ride, Victoria, Australia - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

Globetrotting Guest Horse: Nick

There’s something about a vibrant chestnut horse that sets our Globetrotting hearts aflutter, and this gorgeous gelding is no exception. Owned by Clancy Lewis, host and guide of the Yarra Valley Ride, Nick is a friendly guy who has a way with the ladies. He may be the smallest in the herd, but he gives […]

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The Shoalhaven Ride, New South Wales, Australia - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

Globetrotting Guest Horse: Shiloh

Tiffany Gale has a small but mighty herd of Arabians ready to carry her guests on The Shoalhaven Ride, and leader of this herd is the brave and beautiful Shiloh. With a complex life story involving many endurance racing adventures and, sadly, neglect, since being rescued Shiloh has found a new lease on life. Read […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Freddie Bear - The Shoalhaven Ride, New South Wales, Australia - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

Globetrotting Guest Horse: Freddie Bear

If you’re lucky enough to visit the gorgeous South Coast of New South Wales, Australia for The Shoalhaven Ride, you have a one-in-four chance of riding the exceptionally handsome and charismatic Freddie Bear! Loved by all who meet him, Freddie tries not to let the adoration (or the wine!) go to his head. Horse’s Name: […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Te One - The River Valley Ride, North Island, New Zealand - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

Globetrotting Guest Horse: Te One

When we asked Nicola, one of the amazing guides on our epic River Valley Ride in New Zealand, if she would help us profile a guest horse, she knew just the steed for the job! Te One is a Kaimanawa horse and once roamed wild in the Kaimanawa Ranges before he was captured in the […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse Breeds

We are fortunate enough to have a HUGE range of horse breeds, both purebred and cross-bred, available for guests to ride on our Globetrotting holidays. From the nifty Quarter Horses on our Montana ride to the noble Lusitanos on our ride in Portugal, as a globetrotter, you are guaranteed to be matched with a suitable […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Destiny

The progeny of Acres Destiny, a sire who has had a tremendous influence on the campdrafting industry, Destiny is a fantastic little horse found on The Rainbow Beach, Bush & Cattle Ride in South East Queensland. He’s athletic and agile and lets rip chasing a beast, but is also happy to switch off and coast along […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Opal - Tassie Tiger Trail, Australia - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

Globetrotting Guest Horse: Opal

Like her namesake, Opal is a desert jewel, a mare who spent most of her life on a remote station before being bought by Globetrotting guides, Jen Clingly and Jeremy Ford, who run both the Tassie Tiger Trail and The Grape Horse Adventure. Whether she’s crossing Tasmanian forests or South Australian vineyards, Opal is as […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Moldi

Guests on our Iceland Ride might just be lucky enough to ride Moldi, a sweet gelding who is a favourite among all the staff and guides! We chatted with Gergö and Gracina to find out exactly what makes Moldi such a special horse. Horse’s name:  Moldi – at least now that he’s with us. His […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Flint

If you’ve nabbed a spot on The Rainbow Beach, Bush & Cattle Ride in southern Queensland, Australia, you might just be lucky enough to round up cattle, traverse mountainsides and learn to campdraft from the back of one of Andrew McCarthy’s favourite horses, Flint. Keep reading to find out what makes him so special! Horse’s […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Embrujarda

If you’ve signed up for a saddle seat on our ride in Andalusia, Spain, you might just be lucky enough to manage a double whammy and ride the delightful Embrujarda. We asked our guides, Giles and Miranda, for the rundown on this beautiful mare. Horse’s Name: Embrujada (means ‘bewitched’) Breed: Pura Raza Española (Purebred Spanish […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Ruby Running Bare

This beautiful mare, Ruby Running Bare, seriously needs her own Facebook fan page with the amount of love notes she receives from our globetrotters who have had the privilege to ride her on the Tassie Tiger Trail and The Grape Horse Adventure. Name of horse: Ruby Running Bare (pictured above with her owner, Jeremy Ford). […]

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What Makes the Perfect Safari Horse

Not to boast, but I’ve ridden a lot of safari horses in my Globetrotting career. Definition: safari horses are the horses that are ridden by guests on the horse riding holidays we offer. I’ve ridden a range of breeds including South African Boerpeds, warmbloods, polo ponies, Thoroughbreds, Mangalargas, Somalian bred and Mongol horses – the […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Mashushu

With a name describing a traditional fishing spear that the Botswana people use to hunt fish in the shallow flood plains, Mashushu was destined to be a water baby. Homebred and born in the delta, Mashushu is incredibly comfortable in his environment, and one of the favourite horses on our Okavango Delta, Botswana ride. Name […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Little Joe

Meet Josecito or Little Joe as many prefer to refer to him. He is lucky enough to be Jakob Von Plessen‘s personal horse (Jakob is our brilliant guide on The Patagonia Trail) and is taken for a spin by only the most experienced globetrotters. Why? Because he doesn’t like to stand still and is very […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Tia

Would you just LOOK at this beautiful mare, globetrotters? She is quite simply STUNNING! You can find Tia on one of our newest rides in the heart of Big Sky Country, Montana, USA. Here’s a bit about what you can expect if you are lucky enough to take her for a spin! Name of horse: Tia […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Media Luna

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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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Tomahawk

Meet Tomahawk, a piebald gelding who is part of the safari string in the Maasai Mara, Kenya. I was super fortunate to ride this handsome fellow on our last guided ride and sheesh was he responsive. We jumped, we swam, we raced and we conquered. Check out his credentials here: Name of horse: Tomahawk Breed: Sire is Hiawatha, a piebald […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Covo

Covo is a little pocket rocket Sandalwood pony on our world exclusive Sumba Ride on the Indonesian island of the same name. With a fantastic personality (there’s some tongue-poking involved) and an intriguing political backstory, it’s easy to see why guests at Nihiwatu resort fall in love with this gorgeous little gelding. Name of horse: […]

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