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Country Riding Centre

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Rua de Pinheiro E Garrado | Norinha, Silves 8300-036, Portugal
+351 917 976 992
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Wonderful and relaxing hacks!

We went for a 2,5 hour hack in the beginning of our holiday with my girlfriend and loved it so much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Valtteri L
Fabulous!

Booked a 3hr hack over email with Martina, after visiting previously for a 1.5hr hack a couple of... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Alexandra M
via mobile
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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 tracks through orange and lemon groves and eucalyptus forests, or even a swim on horseback in the lake.
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“hour hack” (11 reviews)
“lovely horses” (4 reviews)
“great guide” (4 reviews)
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Rua de Pinheiro E Garrado | Norinha, Silves 8300-036, Portugal
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+351 917 976 992
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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
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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 Darren O
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 22 June 2017

I don't usually book to ride when on holiday without visiting first, out of concern for horses welfare, but the reviews gave me confidence to do so, and I was not disappointed. Martina assessed my capabilities and allowed me to ride out on a beautiful...More

1  Thank Row J
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We went for small horse trip with my wife and 10 years old son. Trip was very nice, horses great and there was no problem even we are completly beginers. I can really recommand horse riding trip in Silves.

Thank ViliamDu
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

My five year old daughter went on a pony ride/trek. Made to feel very welcome. The owner greeted us, we had no leggings for her. She found her some to ride in, great walk through the country. She got a nice fresh orange from a...More

Thank AubArn
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