Border to coast horse riding holiday in Wales
Description of Border to coast horse riding holiday in Wales
2023: 14 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 17 Sep
1 Reviews of Border to coast horse riding holiday in Wales
4 out of 5 stars
Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020 by Joanna Donkin
1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?
Enjoying the countryside from horseback, the views, vegetation and history
2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?
3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?
Benefited local people
4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) holiday so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetWe travel the area on horseback instead of by vehicle.
We are obsessive and passionate about horse welfare. Our herd management system aims to provide the best possible life for the animals in our care and is industry leading;
All horses live outside all of the time, they are never stabled or put in tiny pens.
All horses live as part of a herd all of the time.
All horses have a 5 month ‘holiday’ where they do not work and are turned out on large areas of land living as a herd.
Their diet consists of local sourced grass, hay and hard feed only.
Horses are wormed and loused minimally and regularly.
Tack is minimal, new and comfortable – it’s professionally fitted to each horse individually. All horses ridden in snaffles only.
The office now paperless as far as possible. PDF info of trails now available with full details and live booking on our website. All paper, plastic, metal and food waste is recycled. Horse manure is used in local gardens to grow vegetables. Single use plastic is banned on all our Holidays. Customers bring their own refillable water bottles or can purchase these on arrival. All lunches are supplied in reusable containers. Customers carry all their rubbish with them. Where ever possible we seeks to protect and enhance the local environment. Regularly campaigning to protect the beautiful and nationally important hills and mountains of Mid Wales from wind turbine industrialisation.
PeopleWe provide amazing customer experiences of trail riding through the Radnor Hills and Cambrian Mountains of Wales, our Holidays aims to maximise it's positive impact on the economy and local society of Mid Wales. All administration and tours take place in Mid Wales. All customers come to the area and come into contact with lots of local people.
Our customers contribute to the local inns keeping this important part of local society alive. The owners grew up in this area and wish to positively impact it in every way. Simply by booking with us the customers preserve the local culture by contributing towards it.
All staff live in the area and are employed locally where possible. Everything needed to run the tours is purchased locally where possible. Accommodation, food & grazing is purchased directly from local suppliers. All suppliers are small family run operations including farmers, inns, hotels, farmhouses, guests houses & B&B’s.
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