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Beautiful BC on Icelandics


Beautiful BC on Icelandics


Tack: Icelandic
Horses: Icelandic
Pace: Moderate. Walking with interspersed tolting. Sometimes trot and canter. 4-5 hours riding per day.
| Walk | Trot | Canter |
Level: Riding Level (Click for legend) (2 to 5 out of 5)    Novice+
Age: Min 12
Weight: Max 220 lbs
Riders: Min 2 riders Max 4 riders


Pace
You will be riding for 4-5 hours per day at a moderate pace walking with interspersed tölting. Sometimes trot and canter as well.

The Icelandic Horse
Our passion for the Icelandic horse is ever growing and the resort owns a large herd of purebred Icelandic Horses consisting of breeding, riding and young horses with high quality bloodlines.
The Icelandic Horse is an extraordinary animal, still possessing the natural five gaits and traits of the old European Viking horse. They have the three basic gaits: walk, trot and gallop, and two extra gaits: tölt and pace, of which the tölt is most popular. In tölt, the horse moves its legs in the same sequence as in walk. Tölt is a very comfortable and pleasant gait that can reach a high speed. Pace is a gait of speed and power in which both legs on either side move in unison. Pace provides a very spectacular sight and a magnificent experience in the saddle. Because the Icelandic Horse has had no carnivorous enemies, it has an ingrown friendly nature. This contributes to its easy temperament and unafraid personality. The rough terrain and nature in Iceland has led to its amazing stamina and hardiness. The height of Icelandic horses is 13 - 14.2 hands. These small but strong horses can easily carry a rider up to 220 lbs.

Experience a ride on the Icelandic Horse - it's an unforgettable ride!
 
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Beautiful BC on Icelandics
Tour Code: GRBC08
6 days / 5 nights ~$2,250.00
Dates : April to Nov

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
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.
CIntermediate
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.
EAdvanced
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 05/17 - 05/22 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP 2 /4 Expired
A 2020 05/24 - 05/29 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP 2 /4 Expired
A 2020 05/31 - 06/05 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP 2 /4 Expired
A 2020 06/07 - 06/12 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP 2 /4 Expired
A 2020 06/14 - 06/19 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP 2 /4 Expired
A 2020 06/21 - 06/26 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP 2 /4 Expired
A 2020 06/28 - 07/03 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP 2 /4 Expired
B 2020 08/30 - 09/04 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP - Indian Sum... 2 /4 Sold Out
B 2020 09/06 - 09/11 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP - Indian Sum... 2 /4 Sold Out
B 2020 09/13 - 09/18 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP - Indian Sum... 2 /4 Sold Out
B 2020 09/20 - 09/25 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP - Indian Sum... 2 /4 Sold Out
B 2020 09/27 - 10/02 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP - Indian Sum... 2 /4 Sold Out
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The Icelandic Horse
Tack: Icelandic
Horses: Icelandic
Pace: Moderate. Walking with interspersed to...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Kelowna
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