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“kupres farm is the best. i wouldn't change a thing.”

Written on: 25/09/2017 by dthurbin (1 review written)

super horses, wonderful guides and hosts, beautiful countryside, and delicious food. i was told that the accommodation was basic but i would describe it as charmingly rustic, and found it very homey and comfortable. the shower even had a built in radio and telephone! the owners, who were also our guides, happily accommodated us far and above what one would expect. somehow they managed to make every guest feel that he or she had the best horse on the ride. the rest of the staff were equally… Read Full Review

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“Fantastic service and guidance”

Written on: 22/09/2017 by Greer317 (1 review written)

I have booked two trips via Far and Ride (one to Bosnia and Herzegovina which I went to this summer and one to Jordan, which I have not been to yet) and I cannot thank the staff anough for helping me organize it. they are extremely service minded and really listen to you when you describe what kind of riding experience you want. They are also very honest if a trip you are interested might not suit you (based on expectations and other experiences) which is also a lot worth since that helps find… Read Full Review

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“Great Service”

Written on: 09/09/2017 by purplepaisley (1 review written)

Extremely happy with the service I have received from Far & Ride. Great communications and plenty of information provided and they even assisted in looking for suitable flights for my recent holiday to Mongolia. Have booked two riding holidays through them now and both were amazing experiences. Will happily use them again for any future riding trips… Read Full Review

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“Great and honest service”

Written on: 21/08/2017 by SaraVD (1 review written)

This was my first horse trekking holiday. It is difficult to chose from the wide range of holiday options and even organisers. I'm glad I picked Far and Ride!! We got great costumer service, good expert tips to chose the right destination and to prepare for the trip. A great plus for me was the prompt reply to emails (always nice regardless of your years of travel experience). … Read Full Review

By Farandride

Written on: 22/08/2017

Thank you, Sara! We will try and keep up our fast answers and hope to hear from you again sometime.

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“Great service”

Written on: 11/08/2017

I booked a South African horse-riding safari with Far and Ride. The level of customer service is exemplary and I will be using them again for future holidays… Read Full Review

By Farandride

Written on: 22/08/2017

Many thanks for your kind review. We look forward to helping you with another adventure!

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“Excellent booking service - reviewing prior to holiday”

Written on: 17/07/2017

I cannot fault the service at Far and Ride at all. The staff have been absolutely amazing and very engaging. They understand everything we require and are happy to help with even the silliest of questions. It really helps that they have been on the rides themselves, at least in our case, and I am full of confidence that we will have an amazing holiday - will be reviewing again upon our return. The level of dedication to each customer shines through with every correspondence. We are so… Read Full Review

By Farandride

Written on: 08/08/2017

Thank you for your wonderful review, even before you went on your ride in Croatia! I think this is the first time we have been reviewed prior to the trip and we're really happy that you have been so comfortable with our service.

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“Best holiday ever and the views were exceptional ”

Written on: 12/07/2017

I booked my birthday riding holiday to the Canadian Rockies with this company and was very impressed with the way the whole experience was dealt with. Right from the start the lady was extremely helpful from my very first enquiry right the way through to the days leading up the actual holiday start date she helped and advised with flights, transfers, hotels etc and was always on the end of the phone or email with answers to any questions I might have. The holiday was everything I had hoped and… Read Full Review

By Farandride

Written on: 08/08/2017

Many thanks for your informative review following your ride in the Canadian Rockies. We're delighted that you had such a great time and we hope to help you with another adventure in the future.

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“Friendly Knowledgable Service”

Written on: 03/07/2017 by Newton60 (1 review written)

I organised a riding holiday in Portugal for myself and my husband(non rider). From the first contact Far and Ride could not have been more helpful. The web site is very easy to use and any questions we had were answered very quickly. The company was really good at staying in touch and making sure that we were prepared for the trip. The holiday was just as described if not better. Will certainly use Far and Ride again for my next riding holiday… Read Full Review

By Farandride

Written on: 08/08/2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review, we really appreciate it. Portugal is a beautiful country and we're really happy that both you and your non-riding husband enjoyed your time there. Hopefully we can help you with another trip in the future.

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“My favorite operator for now! I wish I've known them...”

Written on: 27/06/2017 by qbBarnes429 (1 review written)

At the first contact, I felt the staff members were just very friendly and patient. Then I felt they were more than that with warmth and sincerity. After I booked with them for the first ride which became one of my best rides, I felt so satisfied. I came back to them requesting for another similar ride. That's when I felt their passion and love about horse riding like me and I started to like them so much. I like the frank way they said "I've been to that ride....", "I've been to that ride… Read Full Review

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“Knowledgeable and helpful advice ”

Written on: 27/04/2017 by JennyMS (1 review written)

Far and Ride could not have been more helpful when booking my holiday to Sicily. A member of their team had been and ridden with Ride Sicily so could answer all my questions from first hand experience. The website was informative and easy to access, also the description of the tours was accurate. I felt confident in their service and would recommend the company to anyone interested in riding holidays… Read Full Review

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“Excellent service selecting and arranging our riding...”

Written on: 26/04/2017 by MartinWeatherhead (1 review written)

Far and Ride organised a superb riding holiday for us in Sicily. They listened to what we were looking for and perfectly matched our needs with a riding tour organised by their partner in Sicily. The excellent relationship between Far and Ride and their partner meant that they were able to make the trip bespoke to our abilities, needs and dates. This was the second riding holiday we had that has been arranged by Far and Ride and at all times we have had such great communication and clear… Read Full Review

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“Fantastic dream holiday in Portugal ”

Written on: 26/03/2017 by Archer240 (1 review written)

Such a fantastic, friendly company. My second trip with Far and Ride was exceptional. So helpful and reassuring when I was hesitant about getting the train in Portugal. This was my second trip with Far and Ride and I still can't say enough great things about them!! The centre we rode at was excellent and came highly recommend… Read Full Review

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“Brilliant service and knowledge ”

Written on: 06/12/2016 by Martange (1 review written)

I contacted Far and Ride for ideas and information on a short riding break in Europe. The staff were very helpful, and offered several options...all of which they had personally visited so could speak of from experience. Once I had booked had to change dates duets flight cancellations and this was no trouble to do. The information pack sent out was comprehensive and very useful, and I believe that if there had been an issue once on the break then the back up and support from Far and Ride would… Read Full Review

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“Arizona at its best!”

Written on: 04/12/2016

A great week-long holiday. Good weather. Excellent food, accommodation and entertainment. Interesting rides. I fell in love with my horse! Friendly and helpful staff. Many of the guests were on their second, third, fourth and fifth holidays on the ranch… Read Full Review

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“Everything went to plan, and what a great plan it was ”

Written on: 29/11/2016 by Tioramhelen (1 review written)

I'd recommend Far and Ride to anyone looking for a riding holiday. They are very friendly and approachable, they gave us all the information we could possibly need and all their arrangements went smoothly. Our riding holiday was superb and absolutely lived up to what we were promised and more. Now I've found them, don't think I'd consider looking anywhere else for a riding holiday. But lookout Portugal is very hot in September!… Read Full Review

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“Excellent holiday perfectly organised.”

Written on: 29/11/2016 by gauchoCarey (1 review written)

My week in the hills of northern Portugal was efficiently organised and I was provided with all the information that I needed before travelling. The holiday itself was accurately described and lived up to and exceeded my expectations.This was chance to see a little known wild corner of Europe on excellent horses with a fascinating guide. Recommended… Read Full Review

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“Panorama Trail Bulgaria”

Written on: 28/11/2016

Very well organized from pick-up to drop-off. Great accommodation, warm hosts and good horses… Read Full Review

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“An excelletnt experience and holiday - thank you!”

Written on: 25/11/2016 by AndreaL13 (1 review written)

Had an excellent holiday with Far and Ride in September; it far exceeded my expectations. From start to (beyond the!) finish, the service and information provided from the team was excellent; it was very detailed, helpful and I felt that there was nothing more they could have added. It made the whole experience very easy. They went above the call of duty advising me on travel plans, and helped me with alternative arrangements. Transfers were smooth, the hotel was even better than described… Read Full Review

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“Lusitano ride, Portugal”

Written on: 25/11/2016

Administration was very good, host and staff welcoming and expert. The horse I was allocated was the best I've ever ridden, so well schooled and obedient, yet enthusiastic and willing. I've owned Arabs for years and am now converted to the Portuguese horses. Food was excellent, as was the range of terrain we rode across. Can't praise it highly enough. Weather was unseasonably hot, so the 42 degrees day was a bit of a struggle, so will go a couple of weeks later next year… Read Full Review

Ggg2's Comment

Written on: 17/01/2017

Please can you tell me what month you did this holiday?
Also, were your lessons with riders of the same level as yourself?

I'd be grateful for any info you can provide

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“company to use. ”

Written on: 06/11/2016 by Garciatl168 (1 review written)

An extremely easy, helpful and friendly bunch of people who are always pleased to help, with a fast response to any queries you may have. Thoroughly recommend using Far and Ride for all your horse riding adventures from beginner to the more experienced rider, with a wide choice of destinations on their website causing anyone a long bucket list of wishful places to visit… Read Full Review

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