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“Absolutely brilliant!”

Princess Trails Farm
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Owner description: Princess Trails is an Indo-European family business, which aims to provide our guests with the best quality and most unique equestrian experience possible. We combine Indian hospitality with European standard of horse keeping. Our main concern and highest priority is the safety of horse and rider.Virendra & Ute organize horseback safaris, horse riding, riding lessons and related services. On our farm we have comfortable Swiss Tents for our guests wishing to stay overnight.Our Horseback Safaris usually go along off-the-beaten tracks through the hilly landscape of the Aravalli Mountains, the endless plains of Malwa or into the fringes of the Thar Desert and the Rajasthani Bagar. The riders can experience unspoiled nature and the unique culture of the hill tribes of Rajasthan. Our destinations are places of historical or cultural significance such as the medieval town of Chittor or the hill fort of Kumbhalgarh.Some of our Safaris are connecting major festivals in Rajasthan such as the Pushkar Camel Fair and are bound to certain dates. Many of our safaris are also going through a number of wildlife sanctuaries such as the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary or the Sita-Mata Wildlife Sanctuary so our riders can enjoy the spectacular Indian flora and fauna. We believe in the principle of natural horsemanship. That means we keep our horses as naturally as possible and care for them with love and affection. Our horses are properly fed, shoed and have fitting, comfortable high-class saddle tack. We do not make use of underfed and untrained village horses! In fact we take pride in the point that by now we own a stable of finest Marwari horses, some of them bred and trained by us.Most of our horses are Marwari horses, indigenous to this region, perfectly adapted to the geographic and climatic conditions of Rajasthan and very comfortable to ride. Their ears are distinctively curved inwards in a lyre-shape, which makes them unique and easily recognizable. Like many other ancient breeds some of them have a forth gait, the so-called Revaal, a type of rack, very relaxing for the rider.We have horses for both beginners and advanced riders and also provide riding lessons if necessary. All our horses are forward going, well trained and a pleasure to ride. Some are ridden bitless with a hackamore or just a halter.All our safaris are organized as close to nature as possible and are eco-friendly. We use local supplies and groceries and prevent unnecessary waste. Cooking and lighting is done with gas as not to cut done forest wood.Our safaris provide rural employment as we occupy local people as helpers, guides or artists. We strongly emphasize local culture and try to help preserve it in giving the people a sense of value and pride. Our main aim is to show the unique culture and ecology of Rajasthan to our guests and connect this with an unforgettable equestrian experience.
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife did a full day horse ride and overnight camp at the farm. We were met at the farm in the morning by Ute, who runs the farm and horse riding with her husband (we didn't get to meet him unfortunately). She was so welcoming and we knew straight away that we would be looked after. Ute looked after us and gave us boots and a hat to wear and sorted us out with some great horses suited to what we wanted. I think we were out for around 6 hours riding in total and believe me, that was enough! I could barely move at the end of it! The horses are very responsive and we had several canters. We went down some really steep hills and up into the mountains. The views were amazing!
We arrived back at the farm in the afternoon and had a nice shower and chilled out for the evening. We were well looked after with drinks and a lovely 3 course meal around the fire with Ute, her son and a friend of theirs. We had a great time, a great chat with them all and lots of laughs. The canvas tent we stayed in was very comfortable, nice beds and warm covers and we got hot water bottles too. We had a lovely breakfast in the morning too and well looked after again.
When I booked I thought this was quite expensive but when looking back, for everything they did for us, it was really a good price. I'd highly recommend going with princess trails as you may pay more than other places but if you want a great time and great, healthy horses, then book to go here!

Thank Will P
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I made a two hours horse riding in the backcountry. It was amazing, nice view, lovely horse and good and gentle guide. We can galop, and cross some donkeys, some camels... I recommand this place !

Thank BLOU2014
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

My friend and me had a great 2 hour ride through the surrounding countryside. We had no riding experience before and still enjoyed it a lot. Impressive horses and friendly staff.

Thank Doujoo
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a memorable, beautiful 2-day trip with Princess Trails. The horses were lovely, and the hosts hospitable and friendly. The first day, we rode with guide Vishnu around the countryside and hills near Udaipur. The second day, we rode with owner Ute through the wildlife preserve at Jaisamand Lake. It was just after monsoon, so everything was lush. Perhaps for that reason, we didn't see a lot of wildlife on this visit, but the riding was excellent. In the evening, Ute had a tent set up for us at the farm so we could have a bit of a camp experience (our request). The farm staff served a tasty, homemade dinner, and we enjoyed conversation and jokes with our hosts and a few other guests.

Thank stellainboston
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you for an amazing time on these fabulous Marwari horses. I knew nothing about the breed before coming here.

They are kind, strong, forward thinking intelligent horses. What an amazing experience mountains, lagoons, birds of prey, camels, antelope ....we saw so much.

Udaipur is a fantastic area. Im very pleased I found somewhere with great people who take top care of the horses.

Great time ❤❤❤

Thank Rowena W
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