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Country Riding Centre

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3 hour hack

My husband and I had a fabulous 3 hour hack in the mountains. Despite the recent forest fires the... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Nathalie B
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Great riding!

We are semi-experienced riders and had a great 2-hour ride. The guide speaks many languages... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Jasper B
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Looking for a riding holiday?The riding school provides for all tastes, be it a gentle hack through the scenic hillsides with magnificent views across Silves to the Monchique Mountains, Portimão and beyond, or a gallop along the almost forgotten...more
Rua de Pinheiro E Garrado | Norinha, Silves 8300-036, Portugal
+351 917 976 992
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a fabulous 3 hour hack in the mountains. Despite the recent forest fires the views were breathtaking - the horses were fab - forward and fun and well cared for. Our guide Dominique was super helpful, informative and chatty We...More

1  Thank Nathalie B
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We are semi-experienced riders and had a great 2-hour ride. The guide speaks many languages including dutch which is our native language. We would definitely go back next time.

Thank Jasper B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

First of all I contacted Country Riding Centre late at night on the off chance there would be some short-term availability for my wife and daughter to ride today and they were very accommodating and managed to book them in at 09:30 this morning. Feedback...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

We went for a 2,5 hour hack in the beginning of our holiday with my girlfriend and loved it so much that we bookend another 1,5 hour hack few days after. The hacks were personalized to our wishes and it was just us and the...More

Thank Valtteri L
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Booked a 3hr hack over email with Martina, after visiting previously for a 1.5hr hack a couple of years back (review was posted on here for then) Loved every second, so glad I came on my own (without my less experienced boyfriend) because as much...More

2  Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

If you visit the Algarve and fancy doing an activity which is different from the normal tourist traps then the Country Riding Centre is a must. My partner (experienced) and myself (beginner) had the most fun whilst on holiday. We began by being being met...More

Thank darreno158
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here for the 2nd time in 2 yrs (on my birthday), once again we where not disappointed, we went on a 2hr hack with Amy and Martina. My partner and I had been last year, it was our sons first time, the girls looked...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Girlfriend said she had fond memories of pony trekking so I booked this on a whim and to score some extra points of course . I have never been near a horse and the thought of it was a scary, but I thought what the...More

1  Thank keith g
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I have to start by saying I was misled by my Hotel (Vitors Village, Ferragudo) as I picked up a leaflet in their reception and asked them to book the riding for me and my daughter. They told me is was €55 for 1.5hr hack...More

Thank Traceyturner0610
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The three of us arrived at the stables, for the picnic ride . We were made to feel very welcome by all the staff and the horses we obviously very well taken care of. The horses we were allocated , Roxy, Orion and Guinness were...More

Thank Lyndon B
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