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Airport:   Chania airport       Train station:   --
Transfer: Chania airport or Souda harbour    Distance: 50 km

Transfer is included from Chania airport or Souda port. Transfer times depend on client arrival and departure times.
Transfers can also be arranged from Heraklion for an extra fee.

Tack: English tack with saddle bags (Western saddles also available)
Horses: Mixed breeds
Pace: Varies depending on riding level - all gaits
| Walk | Trot | Canter |
Level: Riding Level (Click for legend) (3 to 5 out of 5)    Intermediate and above
Age: Min 12 Max 65
Weight: Max 190 lbs
Riders: Min 1 riders Max 6 riders
Riding helmets are mandatory for this ride.

Our herd of 19 horses are gentle, forward going and well-looked after.
Great care is taken of the selection of the horses according to each person's riding ability and preference, we are convinced that we can pair you up with the right horse.

Riding Level
For your own safety and everybody's fun, please choose your riding level HONESTLY! Riders will be put together with other riders of an equal riding level.
Beach rides are always at your own responsibility. As we are riding on a public beach, you must be able to steer your horse at all gaits.
This holiday is suitable for intermediate riders - able to control a horse at all gaits in the outdoors - and advanced riders, who will definitely enjoy some lovely canters!

Passport and Visa Requirements: Passport required by all except: (a) 1. EU nationals holding a valid national ID card. Passports must be valid for the following durations:(a) British and EU (excluding Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republi. more
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Central Crete Ride
Tour Code: IT-GRZO01
8 days / 7 nights ~$1,740.00
Dates : April to October

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

Online Reservation

Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
E 2021 04/01 - 05/10 8d / 7n 8 day ride, HB (Low) 1 /6 Reserve
F 2021 04/01 - 05/10 7d / 6n 7 day ride, HB (Mid) 1 /6 Reserve
C 2021 05/11 - 05/26 8d / 7n 8 day ride, HB (Mid) 1 /6 Reserve
D 2021 05/11 - 05/26 7d / 6n 7 day ride, HB (Mid) 1 /6 Reserve
A 2021 05/27 - 09/28 8d / 7n 8 day ride, HB (High) 1 /6 Reserve
B 2021 05/27 - 09/28 7d / 6n 7 day ride, HB (High) 1 /6 Reserve
C 2021 09/29 - 10/13 8d / 7n 8 day ride, HB (Mid) 1 /6 Reserve
D 2021 09/29 - 10/13 7d / 6n 7 day ride, HB (Mid) 1 /6 Reserve
E 2021 10/14 - 10/31 8d / 7n 8 day ride, HB (Low) 1 /6 Reserve
F 2021 10/14 - 10/31 7d / 6n 7 day ride, HB (Mid) 1 /6 Reserve
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Tack: English tack with saddle bags (Western...
Horses: Mixed breeds
Pace: Varies depending on riding level - all...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Chania airport
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