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A Day Spent in Alice Springs - northernterritory.com.au - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

A Day Spent in Alice Springs

If you’re booked on the life-changing Desert Brumby Safari in the red heart of Australia, you’ll most likely be meeting your hosts in Alice Springs to be transferred to Kings Creek Station – and returning to ‘Alice’, as she’s known, on your way home, too. Rather than simply passing by, why not take the opportunity […]

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A Day Spent in Taupo - Thousand Wonders - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

A Day Spent in Taupo

Booked a saddle seat on our epic River Valley Ride? Great choice, globetrotter – you’re in for a treat! We highly recommend that all guests on this ride book accommodation in Taupo for both the night before and the night after their horse riding holiday so that there’s no stress about getting to or from […]

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Castle and Estate horse riding holiday, Ireland

Off the Horse in County Monaghan

So you’ve taken the plunge! You’ve booked that fairytale riding holiday and you’re counting down the days until your Castle & Estate Ride in Ireland. Your riding (or non-riding!) partner is keen to come along and you’re both wondering about what activities are on offer. Well, wonder no more! You can stay right inside the […]

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A Day Spent in Paihia - Base Backpackers Paihia - Globetrotting horse riding holidays

A Day Spent in Paihia

The seaside town of Paihia is the perfect base for exploring in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands region. If you’re riding on the Twin Coast Adventure, we recommend spending the nights immediately before and after your ride in Paihia so you’re not rushed getting to and from the airport. But to be honest, globetrotters, if […]

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Why choose a guided Globetrotting horse riding holiday

Why Choose a Guided Globetrotting Ride?

A lot of our globetrotters are solo female riders who may not have the confidence to travel by themselves. They prefer to join us on a guided ride, letting us take the guesswork out of travelling to a unknown country so they can relax. Our guests love that we take the hard work out of […]

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Looking the Part in South America: the Poncho

Have you ever ridden in a poncho? When I visit a new country I try to immerse myself in the horse culture choosing to ride in the traditional tack (even if a English saddle is available) and dress in the clothing that is inherent to that region. It makes sense that the horsemen have perfected their […]

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travel insurance for horse riding holidays

Our Guide to Travel Insurance for Horse Riding Holidays

Travel insurance is compulsory on all Globetrotting rides, regardless of whether you’re travelling within your home country or abroad. It’s absolutely imperative to be covered by travel insurance so that you have a safety net in case unexpected circumstances arise. Travel insurance can cover you for financial losses caused by a wide range of events that can […]

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A Trip to Living Legends

For many of our globetrotters booked on our Craig’s Hut and High Country ride, a visit to Living Legends in Melbourne might be on your agenda either before or after your trip. Here are some background details about what you can expect from your visit to this fantastic centre. Based at Woodlands Homestead in Woodlands […]

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A Day Spent in Nairobi

A lot of our globetrotters who book on the Maasai Mara ride have one or two days to spend in Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, either before or after their ride. With that said, I thought I would put together a list of my favourite things to do in Nairobi which all circulate around the affluent […]

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A Day Spent in Queenstown

Have you booked yourself on our popular Glenorchy Back Country Ride through New Zealand’s scenic South Island? You will be flying in and out of Queenstown and most likely staying for one or two days in this amazing city. Surrounded by the Remarkables Mountain range and framed by the lazy inlets of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown […]

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A Day Spent in Vancouver

If you have booked yourself on our lodge ride or pack trip in British Columbia, Canada, chances are you will have a day or two to spare to spend in the beautiful city of Vancouver before or after your ride. So to make life easier for you, we have come up with a list of […]

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A Day Spent in Ulaanbaatar

Are you heading off on a Globetrotting holiday to Mongolia? Can I just start by saying I am green with envy, it’s one of our favourite riding destinations and we have such incredible memories of our time spent in this part of the world. If you’re after an adventure, you WILL NOT be disappointed! You […]

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A Day Spent in Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan’s busy capital, is a thriving metropolis that mixes the ultramodern with the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to temples steeped in history. It has everything you could ask of a city – a rich, cosmopolitan dining scene, more cafes and bars than you could possibly visit in your entire lifetime, sensational public transport and […]

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A Day Spent in Buenos Aires

“Sexy, alive and supremely confident.” That’s how the Lonely Planet describes Buenos Aires, and we would have to agree. Spend even a small amount of time here and this beautiful city will get under your skin. If you are heading off on perhaps one of our favourite rides, The Patagonia Trail or Sierras Chicas through Argentina, […]

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A Day Spent in Kununurra

If you are one of our very lucky globetrotters who has managed to book a highly sought-after saddle seat on our Kimberley Ride, then you will soon be headed to the town of Kununurra where your adventure begins. But before you head off on your horse riding holiday of a lifetime, or perhaps even after […]

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A Day Spent In Bozeman, Montana

Bozeman is the gem of Big Sky Country and a gateway into the wild, bustling with activities all year round. In one of the best locales – snuggled in the Gallatin Valley and surrounded by the Rockies which provide the perfect backdrop of snow-capped peaks – Bozeman would have to be one of the best […]

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A Day Spent In Cody, Wyoming

Cody might be on the small(ish) size, but what it lacks in size it certainly makes up for in its raucous, Wild West charm. If you’ve booked a saddle seat on The Big Horn Cattle Drive or our horse riding holiday in Shell, Wyoming, you will most likely be flying in and out of Cody, […]

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A Day Spent in Margaret River

Have you booked a saddle seat on one of our latest and greatest riding holidays, the Margaret River Ride? Well since you’ll no doubt be spending a night in the town of Margaret River, we’ve compiled a list of some attractions you can explore should you have the time. Things to do and see  It’s […]

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A Day Spent In Santiago

It’s not every day that you’re blown away by the sight of a sprawling city nestled in the foothills of mountains, but that’s exactly what happens as you fly into Santiago, the capital city of Chile, on your way to your riding holiday in Torres del Paine. A metropolis with a view if ever there […]

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A Day Spent in Maun, Botswana

So you’ve booked your bucket list riding safari in the Okavango Delta, Botswana – WOO HOO, sorry I’m shouting but I seriously can’t contain my excitement for you. It will be the highlight of your riding career, the ride you’ll remember for the rest of your life, the memories made will have you smiling even […]

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A day spent in Reykjavik

For those intrepid adventurers who have taken the plunge and booked our Icelandic Wilderness Adventure, your first port of call in this land of fire and ice will be Reykjavik. This city would have to be one of the most delightful capitals you’ll ever have the privilege to visit. It’s as charming, quirky, and friendly […]

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