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

  • Virgin beaches of Andalucía
    September 2020 Robert aged 56
    Very enjoyable trip in lovely surroundings, led by Manolo's great team. My horse, Rita, was perfectly matched to my ability by Manolo. Safe, but capable of turning on the speed when required!
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  • Ancient Mountain Trails
    October 2019 Iris aged 27
    A real adventure in a beautiful country still free of mass tourism. We discovered "real Albania" in all its complexity, learnt about its history and witnessed its incredible heritage. Excellent local team. Staying with local families is a unique feature of this trip and gives it a welcome cultural twist - we had an... Read all
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  • Epona - High School Classical Dressage
    September 2019 Julie aged 50
    Epona Equestrian Centre was just fabulous. Vivy, Fernando, Jane and Paz couldn't have made it more special. What a lovely friendly team, what fantastic horses and amazing tuition. I loved every minute of it and will definitely be returning. They were all beautiful. Superbly schooled and impeccably behaved.
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  • Ring of Kerry
    September 2019 Elaine Mary aged 71
    This was a fantastic experience. Delighted with the trip and everything about it. Highly recommend it to anyone who likes to ride and see some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland. Clive was a great horse. He was responsive and all his gaits were comfortable.
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  • Ring of Kerry
    September 2019 Catherine Anne aged 62
    We just returned from the Ring of Kerry ride in Ireland and could not have had a better trip. Our group was 6 friends and family aged 56 - 71 yrs and we were well taken care of by the owner of the Kilarney Stables Donie, and excellent guides Orla, Caitrina, and Erica. Horses were well matched to riders, steady and... 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