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January 9th 2019  |   Riding Safaris, Travel  |  by   Alice Gully

Riding safaris are a wonderful way to view Africa’s scenery and wildlife.  Experienced riders can enjoy exhilarating safaris, riding at speed alongside plains wildlife or quietly tracking elephant and buffalo.  For the less experienced  who would still like some riding during a safari, there are plenty of options for shorter, ... Read more

November 6th 2018  |   Riding Safaris, Travel  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Here’s a round up of what’s been happening in the world of riding safaris, including feedback from Alice on her recent hosted riding safari, great comments from some of our favourite riding guides following their epic ride from desert to sea in Namibia, and details on a new riding safari ... Read more

November 1st 2018  |   Kenya, Riding Safaris, Travel  |  by   Alice Gully

If you’re interested in a riding safari you’ll enjoy Alice’s report of her recent ride across the Masai Mara with Gordie Church of Safaris Unlimited. The group of eight was co-hosted by Alice which meant that every little detail was looked after from check-in to making sure everyone had a ... Read more

August 29th 2018  |   Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Riding Safaris, Travel  |  by   Alice Gully

Exploring the African wilderness on horseback is a magical experience.  No vehicle, no noise – just you and your horse crossing the landscape.  If you are an accomplished rider, you may already have done a multi-day riding safari, covering many miles while following the wildlife.  It’s an exhilarating option and ... Read more

April 9th 2018  |   Mozambique, Riding Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Riding through the African wilderness is unlike any other safari and probably takes you as close to nature as you’ll ever get. Your horse acts as the best 4 x 4, covering the ground effortlessly and accessing areas way beyond any motorised safari. It’s an exhilarating, peaceful and entrancing way ... Read more

November 16th 2017  |   Botswana, Kenya, Riding Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Without a doubt riding in Africa is a wonderful way to see the landscape and wildlife.  But what to do if not everyone in your family shares your love of horses and riding?  Can you find a happy mix to accommodate both the rider and non-rider?  You can, and there ... Read more

September 4th 2017  |   Namibia, Riding Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Jo Ainscough

Claiming to offer ‘the ultimate riding experience in the most hauntingly beautiful place on this planet’ is pretty bold.  But that’s exactly the promise Namibia Horse Safaris make on their website.  Would they, I wondered, as I joined their Damaraland ride a couple of months ago?  The answer, absolutely yes ... Read more

June 8th 2017  |   Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Riding Safaris, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Guiding riding safaris through ‘your’ patch of the African wilderness on a daily basis is surely one of the best jobs ever.  But are these lucky few ever tempted to ride elsewhere, either in Africa or the rest of the world?  We’ve asked some of the guides we work with ... Read more

June 5th 2017  |   Kenya, Riding Safaris, South Africa, Travel  |  by   Jo Ainscough

For an experienced rider there's a great choice. If you are an experienced, competent rider, there’s a great choice of exhilarating, fast riding in Southern and East Africa.  In Kenya you can ride across the Masai Mara with the wildebeest migration, head to Botswana and explore the magnificent Okavango Delta, or ... Read more

May 25th 2017  |   Interviews, Riding Safaris, Travel  |  by   Alice Gully

Joining a hosted riding safari can be a great way to experience Africa in a completely hassle-free way. If you’re travelling alone, are embarking on an African safari for the first time, or simply don’t want to think about anything other than enjoying every moment in the wilderness it’s something ... Read more