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What To Bring – recommended!

    * Riding Hat: A hat is essential for protection from rain and sun. Hard hats are compulsory for under 18's. If possible, take your own or we can lend you one
    * Riding Trousers: for the western saddle cow boy jeans are ideal – they are flatly seamed and are particularly long in the leg. Jodhpurs are fine if worn with half chaps.
    * Long sleeve tops: Lightweight long sleeve tops protect from the sun and from scratches from branches and undergrowth.
    * Footwear: The correct footwear is important for riding. We use light walking boots, high on the ankle, not too big. Ideally, short boots or gym shoes should be worn with half chaps. We do not recommend riding boots with a smooth sole.
    * Waterproof jacket
    * Ear plugs: can be useful in shared accommodation
    * Warm sweater
    * Hat:  to protect from sun and rain
    * Swim costume, suncream, sun glasses
    * Insect repellent: recommended in July, August and September
    * Ear plugs: can be useful when sharing the room with other people
    * a first-aid kit accompanies all trips, but you should not forget personal medicines, for example those for allergies.
    * Sensible underwear: be sensible with underwear - dress for comfort. Torch, penknife
    * We provide 2 towels - you may need an extra one
    * Electricity 220 V, you need an European adaptor
    * And don't forget to bring your camera
    * Insurance documents: It's important to make sure you are insured for all the activities of your riding holiday. Our insurance pays for damages depending on our acknowledged responsibility of the accident. Payment is authorised following a request for damages to be considered by the insurance company. A personal policy is different in that it always pays you out according to your agreed contract. This is what we advise you to do. Be aware that occasionally personal policies exclude dangerous sports such as riding, but by warning the company you can include it.
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Western Riding in Tuscany
8 days / 7 nights ~$1,380.00
Dates : May, Sept

Trip Rating :
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.

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2020 05/02 - 05/09 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP - Colline Di ... 4 /12 Expired
A 2020 05/09 - 05/16 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP - Colline Di ... 4 /12 Expired
B 2020 09/05 - 09/12 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP - Monte Giovi... 4 /12 Reserve
B 2020 09/12 - 09/19 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP - Monte Giovi... 4 /12 Reserve
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Tack: Western, (English sadle is available)
Horses: Italian breeds (Maremma and Sardinian)
Pace: Moderate with trots and canters.
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Florence
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