July 2010 Newsletter

by Hidden Trails 07/26/2010

- Summer is here - don't miss out on a Fall Getaway !     

What a month of July. Still lots of people looking for a last minute Summer Escape. In spite of the economic situation (according to the news) - travel is way up from last year and many of our trips are Sold Out for July and August. So this is the time to think about a Fall Getaway !
Some great trips are coming up and a few Special Offers with great prices.
We also added several new outstanding trips ... check them out - we are very excited about them.
The US$ and Can$ are at the highest level in three years and have created some excellent travel opportunities in Europe.

My personal recommendation is to check out one of our rides in Mexico !  They are some of the best trips we have to offer.
Colores de Mexico Ride
one of the best deals
Classic Cavalcade -
one of the BEST rides and see millions of Monrach Butterflies on trips between November and March

Special Offers:

Two spaces just opened up on our Cappadocia Ride in Turkey for Sept 19 to 26 - excellent trip in dramatic scenery. Explore the amazing Cappadocia area of Turkey.  A full week is $1200 including lodging, meals and 6 days of riding. Imagine a 25 mile wide, giant meringue formed between 2 and 10 millions years ago by a couple of hallucinatory volcanoes on ...

We have a super deal for our popular Horse Drive in Idaho - $200 OFF regular rate for Aug 22 and Sept 26 departures.
Medicine Lodge Horse Drive   ID, USA
Special Offer: $200 Off for Aug 22 and Sept 26 Drives (new reservations only)

Canyonlands Lodge Ride - Colorado Plateau   UT, USA
Special $150 OFF for Sept 11 trip - $50 Off for all other dates.
7 days / 6 nights, regular rate $2,250 

Castles of Perigord - Guyenne, Quercy and Perigord   Dordogne, France
Special Offer: 10% OFF for Aqugust 28 departure
8 days / 7 nights, regular rate $2,080

Gascogne to Atlantic Ride    Landes, France
Special Offer: 10% OFF for September 18 departure
8 days / 7 nights, regular rate $1,945

Provence Explorer Ride    Provence, France
Special 10% Off for Aug 29, Sept 5 and Sept 26 trips - new reservations only
7 days / 6 nights, regular rate $1,545

Turkish Riviera Riding Vacation   Turkey
Special Offer: 15% OFF for stay from Dec 25 to Jan 1
8 days / 7 nights, regular rate $705

Waterberg Safari Lodge   Waterberg, South Africa
Stay 5 nights and the 6th night is Free - between Jan 8 and July 8, Sept 4 to Oct 15, and Nov 1 to 30, 2010 - (min of 2)
5 days / 4 nights, regular rate $2,015

Big Five Explorer Safari   Waterberg, South Africa
Aug 30 trip: Book 6 riders and One rider goes free.
9 days / 8 nights, regular rate $3,245

Many other Special offers can be found on our Specials pages.


New Rides

French Colorado Provence Ride   Provence, France
6 days / 5 nights, regular rate $1,275
The Luberon hills, one of the most exquisite place in Provence, a Regional Nature Park. With its forest of green and white oaks, its cliffs of limesto- ne, and its typical drystone villages, the Luberon displays an authentic and picturesque landscape well described in the famous Peter Mayles’ books. Over the hill and through the villages, come to discover the mysterious “Colorado Provencal”, fill ...

Crete Coastal Riding Holiday   Crete, Greece
7 days /
6 nights, regular rate $995
Green hills, goat-tracks, olive groves, herbs and wild flowers, the unique lake of Kournas, Argiroupoli's waterfalls, many small friendly villages and a superb beach combine to make this an excellent relaxing  riding holiday! Located in Georgioupolis (West Crete), this area is well-known for its long sandy beaches - making it a great vacation for riders and non riders alike.

Gaucho Pampas Trail Brazil   Santa Catarina, Brazil
8 days / 7 nights, regular rate $1,865
Join the legendary Gauchos on a trip across wide open undulating grasslands with rivers, lakes, forests and remote fazendas (ranches). Come prepared for lots of good forward going riding at all paces - no nose to tail trail riding. The South American cowboy, refuses to break with tradition which, according to the UNESCO, makes for the liveliest equestrian culture in the world.


New Brochure
The 196 page Equestrian Book is now available at a charge of US$ 4.95 (refundable with your reservations) + shipping and handling.

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... to be continued.

Thanks for your continued interest and support.

We look forward to hearing from you again.
Have a great day !
Kind regards,

Ryan Schmidt
Hidden Trails
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