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Address: Diseminado Salinas, 29315 Archidona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 75 60 37
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Welcome to Cortijo Las Minas, a small, friendly, family run equestrian...

Welcome to Cortijo Las Minas, a small, friendly, family run equestrian centre located in the heart of Andalusia, Spain.We are surrounded by mountains and fabulous landscapes in superb riding country. You can go hacking or trail riding, take part in a wide range of equestrian activities, riding holidays, riding lessons and much more at our equestrian centre.Our equestrian centre is situated in the village of Salinas, Malaga, easily reached from Malaga city, Archidona, Antequera, Iznajar, Rute, Cordoba, Loja, Granada and Seville. An ideal location in the centre of Andalusia, Spain, just 1 hour's drive from the best beaches on the Costa del Sol.We offer all types of horse riding and equestrian activities from riding holidays, individually tailored horse riding packages, trail riding or hacking by the day or by the hour, riding lessons, courses and workshops in equitation management.The packages and programmes run by Cortijo Las Minas Equestrian Centre are designed for both individuals and groups. You can take all your family riding or give the kids a special surprise by organizing children's pony rides with the assurance of total safety.Within the wide range of horse riding activities which we offer at Cortijo Las Minas Equestrian Centre you will also be able to find summer camps, excursions for school or youth groups and training courses, also riding for the disabled - equine therapy.You will find magnificent hotels and rural guest houses very close to our equestrian centre finding stylish and comfortable accommodation for all tastes, to make a perfect holiday.Come and visit us at Cortijo Las Minas Equestrian Centre and enjoy a different holiday. A naturally revitalizing mixture of Rural Tourism with horse riding activities made to measure.

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If you like the varied Andalusian countryside this is a must for you. Take a ride from Cortijo Las Minas and meander through olive groves, trot along shady valleys, canter across... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you like the varied Andalusian countryside this is a must for you. Take a ride from Cortijo Las Minas and meander through olive groves, trot along shady valleys, canter across stubble fields and see spectacular scenery including the secret lakes of Salinas. No bridleways needed. Can't wait to return.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Together with our kids we wanted to have a special activity, due to our friends we went to the equestrian centre of Mrs. Dorcas. We didn't got any experiance but Mrs. Dorcas and her horses gave all four of us a good feeling. We had a ride in to the countryside, we loved the view but most of all we... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Dorcas, who is fluent in both Spanish and English, runs a wonderful Equestrian centre in Salinas near Iznajar and Archidona. Catering for all ages (I have observed her teaching tiny children and adult beginners) I was treated to exhilarating rides through the most beautiful unspoilt Andalusian countryside. Great company and the horse I rode was challenging, obedient and well schooled... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

I took a 5 day riding course at Cortijo Las Minas in March, as part of my holiday. Dorcas, who runs the stables, is a kind, calm and insightful instructor who takes a genuine interest in helping you improve and develop your skills as a rider. The horses are all well-loved and cared for - including a number who will... More 

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DorcasPollok, Propietario at Cortijo Las Minas, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments I hope your time spent here will be helpful to you for your future riding adventures, have fun in Iceland! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

My girlfriend and I recently visited Cortijo Las Minas, dividing the time between lessons in the arena and hacking. Dorcas was fantastic and I especially loved her approach to learning about the horses and cleaning and tacking them, rather than just turning up and hopping on a pre-tacked one. We felt we both definitely made progress and were both very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

A big thank you to Dorcas and our 2 beautiful horses for a wonderful morning hack in the Archidona hills. As two inexperienced riders Dorcas made us feel at ease, explaining the temperament of each horse and how to handle them. We could go at our own pace - watching the beautiful scenery go by. What a way to spend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We always have a hack when on holiday and I must say that this one has been the most enjoyable. The route is perfect through the olive groves with no traffic and space for a few nice canters. The horse are well behaved but with character when needed. I will definitely repeat if I come back. Thanks Dorcas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

My husband and I have just returned from a four day stay in Archidona. Whilst we were there, we took the opportunity to book a half day trek at Cortijo Las Minas - what a wonderful experience! I am an experienced rider, my husband is a novice, so it was important to me that we found a stables that could... More 

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DorcasPollok, Propietario at Cortijo Las Minas, responded to this review

Thank you Laura and Stuart for your comments, I very much enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again another time. More 

Archidona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

I live close to Cortijo Las Minas and my children ride there as well as helping out with the horses. not only is Dorcas an amazing teacher, she is also very patient and I love that she teaches the children about the care of the horses along with the riding side of it. My children went to her English Horse... More 

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DorcasPollok, Owner at Cortijo Las Minas, responded to this review

Thank you Diana for posting your opinion about us, it is always a pleasure to have your kids helping with the horses and English Horse Camp was great fun for all of us!! Thanks More 

Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

We have just returned home after collecting our 9 year old son from a week at horse camp at Cortijo Las Minas. In his words 'it was the best week of his life' It was the first time he had been away from home and what a fantastic experience it has been. Dorcas, her horses and her team were exceptional... More 

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DorcasPollok, Propietario at Cortijo Las Minas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, we all enjoyed it very much. See you next time! More 

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