10+
Age
All Year
Dates
1 hour to Multiday
Duration
Medium
Physicality
Northern Portugal
Destination
We have a wonderful Lusitano breeding ranch just 40 minutes away from the center of Lisbon and offer a variety of fun rides – all riding levels welcome! Looking for an all inclusive holiday package? Check out our Central Portugal Riding Holidays!

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Azambuja
DEPARTURE TIME Varied
WEAR Sporty and comfortable clothing and shoes.
INCLUDED Helmet, guide services, insurance
NOT INCLUDED Transportation ( can be arranged)

 

1

1 hour

One hour Riding Lesson or Dressage Lesson – 50€pp
2

Afternoon Riding

The program begins with a visit to the stud facilities, where you can learn more about the different aspects of horse breeding and meet some of the horses before heading out for a ride or a lesson. The horses chosen for the rides are all pure bred Lusitanos. €50 per person
3

1 Day & Wine Tasting

 On this day long programme you will ride through beautiful countryside, with a stop at Vale dos Fornos, a local wine producer, for a delicious lunch followed by a wine tasting session. €156 per person. Or a half day ride and wine tasting for €85 per person (minimum 4 people)
4

1 Day & Bull Ranch Visit

Enjoy a scenic ride to Quinta do Gaio, the local bull breeder. This visit includes a traditional lunch followed by a tractor ride through the fields where you can see the bulls. €165 per person – Enjoy a scenic ride to Quinta do Gaio, the local bull breeder. This visit includes a traditional lunch followed by a tractor ride through the fields where you can see the bulls. €165 per person

Take time out to improve your riding at this horse stud and riding centre which specialises in breeding and training quality Lusitano dressage horses. Approximately 35 minutes drive from Lisbon, it is set in a beautiful, rural location at the heart of horse country – you can also take the train which takes about 40 minutes! During your stay you can combine general riding or dressage lessons with ride outs in the countryside, learn more about the Lusitanobreed and Portuguese equestrian culture and enjoy exploring the stud.

Accommodation is at a 14th century quinta set amongst 400 hectares of cork oak and eucalyptus plantations. The quinta has 6 two bedroom apartments and 1 one bedroom apartment and you are assured of a warm Ribatejan welcome!

We can offer all inclusive packages for €300 per day. These rates include accommodation, all meals and riding (usually twice a day). Please note there is a 90kg weight limit for riding the Lusitanos, larger horses are also available for experienced riders.

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