From year to year the horse tourism in Altai gains wider popularity. Horse tours are very attractive because of one peculiarity: horse-riding diminishes an exercise stress. Riding involves all the skeletal muscles and inner organs of a horseman. This ?massage? is very useful for the health. Besides, a rider can get off and walk any time, measuring out physical efforts. Horseback riding has a lot of advantages. One of them is that it is suitable for any person. Age and health are not important. The speed of the group"s movement doesn?t depend on the separate riders? fitness. Everybody will enjoy a friendly and agreeable atmosphere of the group. At the same time Altai horses are very good at cross-country. Thanks to them, it is easy to go through any mountainous path and get any place you want. That?s why the tourists can move far from settlements. It enables them to have a closer contact with virginal nature of the Altai mountains. Your horseback riding holidays will be rich and wholesome.