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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Te One - 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 our Goomboorian Campdraft 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 on a […]

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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 Goomboorian Campdraft 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 name: Glendower Flint. […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Embrujarda

If you’ve signed up for a saddle seat on our Andalucia, Spain ride you might just be lucky enough to manage a double whammy and get to 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 […]

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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: Kin Kin

Meet Kin Kin, one of the most popular mares on our Bush & Beach Ride in Noosa. Named after the local town of Kin Kin in Southeast Queensland, the name comes from the Aboriginal word for a species of small black ants that inhabit the area. Being a beautiful black mare, the name is very […]

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

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Alice

There’s something about a grey horse that just pulls me right in. One glimpse and I am a total goner, a love struck teenager again – does this happen to you too? If so, you are going to fall head over heels in love with Alice, who can be found on our Margaret River Ride […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Batman

Feel like driving, or should I say riding, your very own Batmobile? Well you can on our Bahia Beach Ride in Brazil if you’re lucky enough to be given the beautiful Batman to ride! Batman is a superstar guest horse who is jet black in colour and as tough as old nails – a very […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Blacky

A hit with the ladies and an outstanding ambassador for the Mustang breed (he got his start in Colorado’s Extreme Mustang Makeover), Blacky is a charming little fellow found on our horse riding holiday in Shell, Wyoming. He might be small (13.5hh) but he’s always one of the most requested horses with guests often trying […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Johnny Walker

A horse named after a hard liquor is my kind of horse and that’s why I’m thrilled to introduce you to Johnny Walker, one of the guest horses on the Big Horn Cattle Drive in the US. With any great name you expect a great personality, and that’s exactly what you get with Johnny Walker! […]

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Globetrotting Guest Horse: Noss

I must say I LOVE a horse that has a cheeky personality, and Noss does not disappoint. He’s a station bred Kimberley Quarter Horse found on our (yep you guessed it) Kimberley Ride, and he’s a character to say the least. Have a read about this fun-loving clown! Name of horse: Noss Breed: Station bred […]

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