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Family Rides

Family horseback holidays

Sharing the passion of horses and travelling with your family can be a headache, particularly if not all the family are riders. However, we have solutions to this problem! The best solution is a holiday in a place which is dedicated to riding: a ranch, guest house or equestrian home which offers active, fun and culturally interesting alternatives. Centre based stays are more easily able to adjust to families with young children. Mobile trail rides are better suited to older children, and some are also accessible to non-riders if it is possible to travel some sections on a camel, walking or on mountain bikes.

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From the horse’s mouth

  • Discovering the Costa Brava
    September 2022 Lydia aged 28
    We had a phenomenal time experiencing Costa Brava by horseback! The landscape was an absolute pleasure to ride through. The horses were steadfast and very reliable. Our guide and hosts were so welcoming and made us really feel at home. From meandering through small medieval villages, to long canters surrounded by... Read all
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  • Three Bars Ranch
    August 2022 EVA aged 46
    We had an amazing experience in Canada and all the help from Equus Journeys made everything very easy. The Ranch, the horses and the people were all amazing. Then all the trails with their views was so much better than expected. Everyday was a new adventure! My horse was Bently and he was exactly what I wanted. Being... Read all
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  • Three Bars Ranch
    August 2022 LINN aged 30
    I had a lovely time at Tree Bars Ranch, the people and the horses were all great. The wranglers were early helpful and had a lot of fun conversations with you during your rides, breaks and dinner time. They also found different trails so never had to do the same trail twice. They also took into consideration to what... Read all
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  • Galway family holiday
    July 2022 Rachel Ann aged 70
    Fantastic riding, a perfect location away from any traffic. Lovely, well kept perfectly behaved horses and kind helpful guides. Could not have had a better week. Food and accommodation were excellent. My whole stay was an absolute treat.
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  • Galway family holiday
    July 2022 Patricia Jillian aged 62
    Throughly enjoyed our riding holiday. Accommodation was good and the food amazing. Nelly 2 was fine, safe ride and sensible.
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  • Horseback riding safari in South Africa with zebras
    Meeting with the zebras - an ideal family vacation
  • Watching giraffes in South Africa, Ant's lodges
    Meeting the game in South Africa - better than the zoo!
  • Parelli natural horsemanship guest ranch in Montana
    The perfect environment for a family holiday
  • horseback riding in South Africa
    An ideal family holiday in South Africa
  • Ranch riding holiday in South Africa
    Young rider and his horse swimming in the lake
  • Beach trail ride in the South of France
    Dogs and horses - perfect combo!
  • Equestrian Centre and Tuscan Farmhouse riding holiday
    A rider getting her horse ready