Bedouin and horse in Oman
NORTH AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST

Riding in North Africa and the Middle East

The Arabian and Barb horses of North Africa and the Middle East are still revered amongst their Bedouin breeders and owners. To ride one of these magnificent animals in their natural environment on a riding holiday is a thrill. Whilst horse riding across the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan or the northern Sahara desert in Morocco you can experience their spirit and speed; or marvel at their agility and sure-footedness on a trail ride through the Atlas mountains. It's not all about the horses either - the culture of the Bedouins and the magical night skies add up to an amazing riding holiday.
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From the horse’s mouth

  • Petra and Wadi Rum (Petra, Aqaba, Dead Sea)
    PRIYA ROSE, aged 26, Woolwich Arsenal
    Fantastic trip in a beautiful country. The horses are very forward going and fun to ride, the guides are extremely knowledgeable and we enjoyed the trip from start to finish. Would highly recommend.
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  • Palms, Pyramids and Pharaohs
    Lisa, aged 70, Des Plaines
    This trip was a dream come true! The horses, mounted guides and tour guides were wonderful. The museums and temples were spectacular. Food was great. I wish I could bring Sultan (my horse in Luxor) home with me! Thanks for a great time.
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  • Wonders of Cappadocia
    Myra, aged 40, BEVERLY HILLS
    One of the best equestrian vacations I’ve ever been on. Very well organized, outstanding horses, challenging and beautiful terrain, and plenty of flat out gallops. Accommodations and meals were also very good. Highly recommended. Definitely suitable only for confident and competent riders given the speed, length of...
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  • Moroccan Ranch
    Ksenia, aged 34, LONDON
    I would like to say a huge thank you to Yussef, who was absolutely incredible and helpful. He is such an amazing guide and it's so much fun to ride and train with him!
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  • Horses, Dunes and Nomads
    Paul, aged 52, Seattle
    This was a great trip. You ride through some beautiful areas in the desert, staying at wonderful riads, and enjoying excellent food. The guides we're absolutely outstanding. Abdel speaks excellent English and was extremely helpful, not just as a general guide, but also giving tips/training that I specifically sought...
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  • Jordan on Horseback
    Riding in the jordan desert, Jordan
  • Jordan on horseback
    Horseback trail ride in Jordan
  • Horses on the beach in Morocco
    On horseback on the beach, Morocco
  • Jordan and arabian horse
    Arabian horse, Jordan
  • Morocco and horses in the high atlas
    Riding in the high Atlas, Morocco
  • Wadi rum desert on horseback
    Horse riding trail in Wadi rum desert, Jordan
  • Sahara Desert trail riding holiday
    Riding across the dunes, Morocco