Europe

Horse riding holidays and trail rides in Europe

Riding holidays in Europe offer many different experiences: tolting across the lava fields of Iceland or learning high school dressage movements in Spain or Portugal; trail rides through vineyards in France or mountains in Spain; beach rides in Menorca or riding trails through snow in Finland. There are a multitude of horses to discover too - characterful Icelandics, athletic Lusitano's, expressive Andalucians and laid-back Haflingers to name just a few... Whether you want to relax in one place, move on every night or camp in remote locations, there is a riding holiday in Europe to suit everyone.
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From the horse’s mouth

  • Madonie short break
    September 2021 Ann aged 49
    Lizzie and Alex were amaaazing! We have been on a lot of foreign rides and this one stood out for the technical trails, superb guides and food, comfortable tack and treatment of the horses. I truly felt like we got a genuine Sicilian experience from people who are deeply proud of the land, combined with a British... Read all
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  • Ancient Mountain Trails
    September 2021 Kathleen aged 51
    Just back from a fantastic week horse riding in the mountains of Albania. Definitely recommend! For info, the terrain is rocky and most of the canters are on very stony ground. The vegetation is spiny and often overgrown. As a result I was very pleased to be wearing a helmet and that I’d improved my light seat canter... Read all
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  • Landmannalaugar Fjallabak Trail
    July 2021 Irma aged 53
    One of the best trail rides I've done so far! This is really RIDING! The horses are so gentle and fit, they are very well trained and seem truly happy to ride with you on their back. The owners, Anita and Stepnir, are the best examples on how to treat and ride horses. They are horse-lovers pur sang! The food is tasty... Read all
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  • Riding with Tuscan Cowboys
    July 2021 JAMIE aged 45
    This was most definitely my happy place. What a place, the horses are just so well trained, and the staff are just wonderful. The accommodation whilst super basic really feels like home should feel. I will be highly recommending this place to everyone! and will be returning. Everyone I met here have been visiting for... Read all
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  • Riding with Tuscan Cowboys
    July 2021 Aneta Olga aged 36
    The itinerary was perfect for my first holiday in the saddle. All the guides were great. Flavia was amazing with my friends who had less experience. I particularly appreciated rides with Flavieto, as he is very energetic and was ready for more brisk rides with lots of trots and canter transitions when the groups were... Read all
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  • Horseback in Toscany
    Swim with horse in Toscany
  • Italy and horse dressage
    Dressage in Tuscany, Italy
  • Horseback trail in Sardania
    On horseback in the dunes in Sardania
  • Spain and hicgh school dressage riding
    High School dressage riding, Spain
  • Riders on spain beach
    Cantering on spain beach
  • island by horse
    Horse riding in Island
  • Pyrénées mountains and horses
    Counter in Pyrénées mountains
  • Horses and riders in Azores
    On the Azores Wild Coast