Bedouin and horse in Oman

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

  • Cappadocia Explorer
    July 2023 Antonia aged 22
    This trip is really just perfect as a whole. The landscape is remarkable and also so different every single day. Of course one gets to see als the spot that you know from the pictures, but you also get to ride through small rivers, wild valleys full of bushes and rough mountains. We even got to go for a swim with the... Read all
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  • Wonders of Cappadocia
    May 2023 Emely
    Amazing, fast-paced trip on spirited horses for strong riders. Loved the long canters. Beautiful landscapes, fascinating history and delicious food. The trip was well organized and Nico and Helena are amazing hosts. We had a great group and the group size was perfect with 6 riders. Would go back in a heart beat. My... Read all
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  • Jordan Explorer - From Petra to Wadi rum
    March 2023 Karolina Sofia aged 31
    The trip was just amazing! Truly a once in a lifetime experience for me, riding a purebred Arabian horse in the desert, camping under the stars, eating fantastic food every day and meeting new people. We shared a lot of laughs during the week and learn so much about the culture and the lands. Patricia, Eid and the... Read all
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  • Palms, Pyramids and Pharaohs
    March 2023 Rochelle aged 55
    A great way to see some of the real Egypt. If you like a busy itinerary and some fast riding teamed with some great history and people then book this. Mostly the horses were in okay condition, just not up to European standards. The ones in Luxor were really well cared for and my ride Luna was a real sweet soul... Read all
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  • Horses, Dunes and Nomads
    January 2023 Suzannah Maria aged 27
    I was so impressed by how well behaved the horses were. I was slightly apprehensive, since I'd never ridden a stallion before this trip, but all of the horses were well behaved and forward-going. Our guides also matched everyone very well with horses appropriate for their skill level. I rode Moonlight and am already... Read all
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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