The Rides

Our holidays run from Sunday to Sunday and at certain times of the year we also offer shorter rides from Wednesday to Sunday.

On a normal full weeks holiday you will ride Monday Tuesday Wednesday, have a day off on Thursday where we take you to Jerez de la Frontera for the day to visit the famous Royal Equestrian school (www.realescuela.org) and then ride again Friday and Saturday. For most of the year we set out at around 10am, giving you a nice relaxing lie in and leisurely breakfast. You will ride out for approximately 5 hours with usually 4 hours in the saddle and an hours stop for a delicious local lunch in one of the Tavernas in the forest or by the beach. Each ride is varied and different, we don’t set a strict daily itinerary because we like to choose the right ride for the right day. In the heat of the summer we will go out earlier, usually just before 9am to miss the higher temperatures of the Andalucian afternoon. You then return to villa, shower and change and then go out for lunch, returning to the pool for the afternoon.

You will be accompanied at all times by two of our English speaking guides. We are sure you will get on with them, their friendliness, professionalism and local knowledge are second to none. With many years on these trails behind them, they are able to show you places that will simply take your breath away.

OPTION ONE

Forest Rides

Los Alamos sits on the edge of the spectacular natural park of La Brena y Las Marisamas consisting of forest, salt marshes, steep cliffs and miles of sandy beach. The forest consists of 5000 hectares of mainly umbrella pine and eucalyptus trees, giving a unique fresh aroma. The forest stretches out along the hills and cliffs, offering stunning views over the African coast and the beaches of cape Trafalgar. The going in the forest is excellent, with long sandy tracks and firebreaks that weave their way through the trees and wild flowers such as lavender and rosemary. Here you have the opportunity for long collected canters and as you become more confident with your horse we start to include corners, these canters we affectionately call the “wiggly canters”. The firebreaks give the perfect opportunity for exhilarating gallops that are loved equally by horse and rider. In between the excitement we travel at a leisurely pace enabling you to take in the peaceful tranquillity of the forest while bonding with your horse.

OPTION TWO

The Beach

For those of you who have already ridden on a beach we need say no more. For those that haven’t prepare to make your dreams come true. We ride along the edge of the forest down onto the long sandy beaches of Cape Trafalgar and El Palmar. These beaches stretch for 10Km, giving plenty of room to let your horse show you what he can really do. The pace of the beach is fast and exhilarating and something you will never forget. People and horses leave the beach with big grins and lots of sand on their faces.

OPTION THREE

Countryside

The rolling hills of El Campo offers fantastic views as we ride over ancient drover’s roads and cattle tracks. We ride past old monastery’s and through the sleepy Andalucian hamlet of San Ambrosia, which has remained untouched for centuries.

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