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February 2nd 2017  |   Riding Safaris, Travel  |  by   Alice Gully

Riding in Africa is a real thrill. Whether you’re hacking on a glorious white sandy beach or galloping alongside Kenya’s great wildebeest migration it’s a magical experience. Here are some of the most memorable unique places to ride: 1. Cantering across the flooded grasslands of the Okavango Delta, Botswana The ... Read more

January 5th 2017  |   Botswana, Riding Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

There are a number of fantastic riding safaris in Botswana, and with so many to choose from it is important to pick the right one for you. They range from galloping across the Kalahari desert to swimming through the channels of the Okavango Delta. I have outlined some of the ... Read more

August 24th 2016  |   Riding Safaris, South Africa, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

“I’m hosting a trip to Wait A Little in May. Join us if you’d like.” This was my answer to anyone wanting to ride in Africa, who was struggling to find riding pals to go away with. Wait A Little is on the edge of the Kruger National Park in ... Read more

March 21st 2016  |   Botswana, Kenya, Riding Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

A Round Up Of Four Of The Best Riding Safaris What comes to mind when you think of a classic African riding safari?  Maybe it’s galloping across the open plains of the Masai Mara? Or perhaps swimming your horse through a tributary of the mighty Okavango Delta? Whatever you imagine, ... Read more

March 14th 2016  |   Interviews, Riding Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

A riding safari in Africa is a superb and exciting way to view Africa’s beautiful wildlife. The landscape and terrain is as varied as the animals ensuring that all abilities can be looked after, and there is always somewhere new to explore. We asked five of Africa’s top riding safari ... Read more

February 29th 2016  |   Kenya, Riding Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

The phrase the best 4x4 by far was originally used by Land Rover in an advert, but given there are plenty of places in Africa that horses can get to and vehicles can’t, it’s arguably a better description of being on horseback on a riding safari. Horses have been used ... Read more

February 25th 2016  |   Riding Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully
African Horseback Safaris

1. Plan ahead You may have a specific riding safari you want to join, or there’s a group of you who want to travel together. The best riding safari groups only take a few riders at a time and fill up far in advance, so you need to be booking ... Read more

February 18th 2016  |   Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Riding Safaris, South Africa, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

I have reprised my best riding safari blogs. Firstly starting with two riding blogs for non-riders and families, as there are many suitable camps that cater for mixed ability groups and family members that would like to do other activities other than riding. These tend to be fixed base lodges, ... Read more

October 20th 2015  |   Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Riding Safaris, South Africa, Tanzania  |  by   Alice Gully

You need to be organised when packing for a riding safari. With a limited luggage allowance you need to be prepared but not go over board as a full laundry service is available. Here is our list of riding essentials: 1 Riding hat A light weight riding hat such as ... Read more

August 3rd 2015  |   Kenya, Riding Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

Although some riding safari options require that you are an expert rider, proficient at all paces, there are plenty of others where children, beginners or novice riders can enjoy a riding safari experience. Here’s our pick of some of the best African riding safaris for groups with beginners and mixed ... Read more