21/02/2012 11:51 GMT | Updated 23/02/2012 06:16 GMT

The Most Inspiring Horse Rides Around the World

There's nothing more exhilarating than a back-to-nature horse riding holiday; it's one of the best - and most fun - ways to take in stunning landscape and wonderful wildlife around the world, from lava fields and volcanoes in Iceland, to rainforests and black bears in Canada.

So saddle up and take a ride through our round-up of the most inspirational treks across the globe...

The World's Most Inspiring Horse Rides