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October 20th 2015  |   Botswana, Kenya, Riding Safaris, Mozambique, 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

July 28th 2015  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Riding Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, South Africa, Tanzania  |  by   Alice Gully
Girl with a grey horse and giraffe, Ants Hill and Ants Nest, Waterburg, South Africa

Many of Africa’s most famous riding safaris cater for experienced riders aged 16 and over, but for families wishing to travel with younger children, there’s still plenty of choice – and excitement. Here’s our pick of the best African family riding holiday for those under and over 14, and adult beginner riders. ... Read more

July 16th 2015  |   Botswana, Riding Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

African Horseback Safaris With over 40 horses to choose from, there’s a mount to suit most riders here.  You’ll need to be fit enough to ride for up to six hours at a time, and experienced enough to stay on at all paces.  Fulfil these criteria and you’ll enjoy a ... Read more

July 7th 2015  |   Riding Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully
Lone Ranger Photographer: Ride Botswana

I've scoured my various holiday albums and over the years I have been on quite a few African riding safaris - here are some of the best riding safari photos in Africa. 1  African Horseback Safaris, Botswana African Horseback Safaris runs riding holidays in the Okavango Delta in Botswana 2 Singita Grumeti ... Read more

July 14th 2014  |   Botswana, Riding Safaris  |  by   Jo Ainscough

Last December I took a magical riding safari through the Okavango Delta, perhaps the most famous game area in Botswana. I had a fantastic time, with spectacular game viewing, long gallops along open flood plains and swimming with my horse through some of the myriad of channels that make up ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Riding Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlie Swanson

Fast and Furious Having ridden since I could walk and being something of an adrenaline junky, some of my favourite riding safaris fall into the fast and furious category. One of the most amazing memories I will take from my time in this pristine wilderness is galloping alongside a pack ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Kenya, Riding Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully
Alice rides in Kenya, with Offbeat Safaris

Kenya riding In the early part of this year, Alice set off for the Masai Mara on a riding safari with renowned guide Tristan Voorspuy who has run Offbeat Safaris for over two decades. She reports here on what was one of the highlights of her African travels so far. ... Read more