If you are yearning for a break, take some inspiration from these pictures of your latest riding holidays — from spotting game in Botswana to riding along the beach in Wales.

Note: Horse & Hound advises that people wear a hard hat at all times when riding

Plan a trip to Holkham beach with your horse

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