Riding cantering along the beach in South Africa

Preparing for your horseback holiday!

  • Choosing your riding holiday

    Before you decide on a horseback holiday destination you need to decide what sort of riding holiday appeals to you. There are so many riding holidays to choose from – safaris, dude ranch holidays, working cattle ranches, expeditions and instructional breaks. Just what kind of experience is it that you are looking for?

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  • Horseback rider in Burgundy

    Riding equipment

    For every ride, you will find in the "horses and riding" section of the page an exhaustive packing list. Here are some of our insights on what to pack depending on your chosen riding tour.

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  • 10 pieces of advice for photographers

    Our top tips for all aspiring photographers!

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  • Dryhead working ranch and cattle drives

    Health checklist

    We know how confusing and overwhelming the packing process can be.To make your life easier, the Equus Journeys team has come together to give you the “Healthy Traveller” checklist, so you are prepared to travel to any country our rides might take you!

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