Lusitano Horse Riding Tours in Portugal

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Fantastic horse riding tours in Portugal! These tours are designed to take you to the heart of the country away from the well trod tourist trails. Created by a leading Lusitano horse breeder you are assured not only of a quality Lusitano to ride but also an insight into local culture and a chance to discover beautiful, unspoilt landscapes. These riding tours are designed for experienced riders and there will be a minimum of four people and a maximum of ten people per tour. In addition to these riding holidays we can also organise half and full day rides and weekend breaks.

Costa Vincentina on Horse Back

This riding tour explores the spectacular landscapes of the Costa Vincentina natural park on the south west coast of Portugal. Here nature still flourishes with dozens of wild, unspoilt beaches to discover and small fishing villages where you can enjoy to sample local gastronomy especially fresh fish and meat. This 5 day tour includes the chance to ride on the dunes, across rivers, along cliff tops and in the countryside.

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Discover the Ribatejo

Only two steps away from Lisbon, the Ribatejo is one of the heartlands of equestrian culture in Portugal. Close to the river Tagus it is a land of rich pastures and a long tradition of breeding Puro-Sangue Lusitano horses. These horses are treasured for their versatility, intelligent, gentle temperament, beauty and nobility. We offer two Ribatejo riding tours which are available as 3, 4 or 5 day tours.

Tradition and Culture 
There is no better way of experiencing the equestrian culture of the Ribatejo than to live it! Starting at a Lusitano stud during this riding tour you will discover a region full of history, culture, tradition, wine and local gastronomy. As well as lots of riding through beautiful landscapes this holiday includes a vineyard visit and wine tasting, stays in historic Quintas and a visit to Golega the Portuguese capital of the horse.

Secrets of the Ribatejo on Horse Back This Ribatejo tour focuses on the traditions and natural beauties of the region. Here there are vast fields with herds of Lusitano horses and the rides include trails through protected areas of forest rich in wilderness where you may find wild boar, hares, foxes, eagles, partridges, pheasants and more.

Tejo on Horse Back

The Tagus or Tejo is the largest river of the Iberian Peninsula and this region of quiet beauty has lots to offer. The Tejo riding tour includes not only fantastic trail riding but also a vineyard visit, boat crossing and two days’ riding and one night’s camping on a river island. It is a 5 day tour.

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