Destinations: Europe

Portugal Dressage Vacations

Portugal

Work on your dressage skills riding Lusitano horses near Lisbon, Portugal! This dressage riding school has been in operation for over 30 years and is steeped in the classical horsemanship tradition. Riders have the opportunity to study with top competitors and equestrians.

 

Iceland Horse Riding Vacations

Various Locations, Iceland

Ride strong Viking horses throughout Iceland on short or long equestrian vacations that mix horse riding with Iceland’s top sights including the Golden Circle and cultural immersion adventures like horse round-ups and horse drives.

 

Galway Riding Holidays in Ireland

County Clare, Ireland

Experience Ireland’s castles, pubs and history from a 300-year-old farmhouse near the River Shannon or take a progressive trail riding vacation through the Burren to the Cliffs of Moher and the Atlantic Coast.

 

Spain Mallorca Island Dressage Training & Trails

Mallorca, Spain

Ride among open fields, pine forests, sandy tracks and beautiful beaches and enjoy dressage training on award-winning Andalusian horses on the island of Mallorca (Majorca) in Spain.

 

Tuscany Farmhouse, Resort & Spa Riding Holidays

Tuscany, Italy

Magical horse riding holidays in the heart of Tuscany, Italy based on a historic wine and olive estate with a spa and Western style riding.

 

Spain Dressage Training & Trail Riding in Andalucia

Andalucia, Spain

A longtime British Horse Society approved center in the heart of Andalucia that specializes in dressage training, riding on the beach and the Seville countryside, and special trips to see performances of the dancing horses at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art in Jerez.

 

France - Loire Chateau to Chateau Riding Vacation

France

Ride from chateau to chateau on this France riding holiday in the Loire Valley. Overnight in elegant small family run hotels converted from chateaux and ancestral homes. Enjoy gourmet picnics of local delicacies and elegant candle-lit dinners with fine cuisine.

 

Castle Leslie Ireland Equestrian Vacations

Glaslough, Ireland

Stay at one of Ireland’s great castles still inhabited by its eccentric founding family and enjoy a dream equestrian vacation: Cross country course, indoor jumping arena, gentle countryside hacks, riding lessons for beginners and advanced riders, fine cuisine, cooking classes, the spa and fishing.

 

Kerry Ireland Horse Vacation - Mountains & Beach

Killarney, Ireland

Explore Ireland's famous Ring of Kerry with its lakes, mountains and golden sandy beaches on a six night or two night riding vacation, staying in B&B's and small hotels to experience life in this stunning area of Ireland.

 

Spain Coast Equestrian Training & Trail Riding

Andalucia, Spain

Experience the ultimate Andalucian riding experience in a part of Spain untouched by much of the modern world. If you love to ride through beautiful scenery, gallop along miles of deserted, golden sandy beaches, and explore the sweet smelling natural pine forests that run along the Costa de la Luz (coast of light), then this is the holiday for you. 

 

Horseback Riding in Tuscany - Equestrian Vacation

Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany horseback riding in the romantic Chianti Hills of from a 400-year-old farmhouse. Good food and wine, abbeys, castles, Romanesque churches and medieval villages. Single travelers welcome.

 

Clonshire Equestrian Training Vacations in Adare

Adare, Ireland

Cross country, dressage training, show jumping, flatwork and fox hunting in Ireland at Clonshire Equestrian Centre, a BHS approved riding destination, in Adare Village, voted Ireland's prettiest village.

 

Connemara Riding Vacations, Ireland

Ireland

Connemara Trail Ride with legendary Irish horseman Willie Leahy in dramatic Western Ireland. Choose mountains and beaches with the Connemara and Coastal Trails from April to October OR October to April to enjoy fox hunting in Ireland with the Galway Blazers and a superb cross country course.

 

Bulgaria Horseback Riding Vacations

Bulgaria

Horse riding holidays Europe! Enjoy classic mountain trails, Bulgarian food and culture. Start in the charming mountain town of Apriltsi and horse ride along ancient trails and over impressive mountains, through mountain passes to waterfalls and villages. Spend nights in simple mountain chalets, the newly built guesthouse and historic monasteries.

 

Provence Inn to Inn Riding Holidays in France

Provence, France

Inn to inn and progressive rides through the heart of Provence and week-long training and trail vacations. Ride in classic French countryside made famous by best-selling author Peter Mayle and painted by Cezanne. Horse ride amid vineyards, beaches and to hill towns, savoring Provencal food, wine and history.

 

Spain Historic Villages & Sierra de Gredos Riding Vacation

Spain

The Spain Historic Villages & Sierra de Gredos Riding Vacation is one of the best kept secrets in Europe! A superb opportunity for intermediate and experienced riders to explore the valleys and the mountains of the Sierra de Gredos in the heart of Castile.
 

 

Gleneagles Equestrian Vacations in Scotland

Scotland

Luxury riding holiday and equestrian training in the heart of Scotland at Gleneagles. Lessons for adults and children in dressage training, show jumping, cross country, polo, carriage driving and trail riding. Learn to horseback ride! Golf, tennis, the spa, falconry, fine dining, fishing and more for non-riding companions.

 

Turkey - Cappadocia Horse Riding Vacations

Various Locations, Turkey

Horseback riding in Turkey to ancient villages and through the exotic fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. Camp our or stay in boutique hotels or pensions.

 

Mount Juliet Ireland Equestrian Vacations

Thomastown, Ireland

Experience horse riding, golf, the spa and more at one of Ireland’s oldest standing sporting estates. Special lessons in flatwork, jumping and cross-country, fox hunting in Ireland and more.

 

Italy Mediterranean Coast Riding Vacation

Cilento National Park, Italy

South of Amalfi, immerse yourself in the Italian lifestyle, eating beautiful food, drinking nice wines and horseback riding through rolling hills of olive trees and Mediterranean forests, to ancient villages and on the beach.

 

Romania Horse Riding Vacations

Romania

Romania riding vacations through the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains to medieval villages in Transylvania, UNESCO sites, and through endless hills, meadows and open areas great for cantering. Get to know the locals on this authentic riding tour.

 

Portugal Horseback Riding Vacations

Alentejo, Portugal

Portugal Horseback Riding Vacations along the wildly beautiful Alentejo coast. Horseback ride on beaches and visit historic whitewashed villages on Lusitano horses.

 

Catalonia Spain Horseback Riding Vacation

Catalonia, Spain

Inn to inn and stationary horse riding holidays in Spain through stunning mountains, medieval villages and pristine beaches on Andalusian and Spanish horses in the heart of Catalonia, not far from Barcelona. Lots to do for non-riding companions.