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

  • The Clare-Burren trail
    April 2024 Diana aged 64
    I really enjoyed this trail ride. The horses were all lovely and the organisation of the ride was spot on. The staff were very committed to looking after us and ensuring we had a great holiday. The farm were we stayed for most night was so homely and food was great. I rode Pearse, a friesian cob cross. He was a lovely... Read all
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  • Family Programme in Tuscany
    April 2024 Karina aged 31
    I had the opportunity to ride with 3 different horse during my stay. Ixora was the first one I got on my first day. She knew exactly what she was doing and was very kind to me. She behaved really well on my first day. Then, I had Mose. He is an incredible horse, very gentle and listen to you. He is also very strong... Read all
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  • Family Programme in Tuscany
    April 2024 Jane aged 39
    This was my first ever horseback riding vacation and im thrilled to have chosen Equus. Francisca was very good at answering all our questions so we were very well prepared. The trip itself was a dream, the location, guides, accomidation, food! The horses were all very well taken care of and they were all very sweet,... Read all
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  • The Krka Trail
    April 2024 Elena aged 20
    Amazing and well organised trip with breathtaking scenery. The horses were all strong, healthy and forward going. Markos and Bosko were both helpful and made the trip a lot of fun. Colorado was a fast and strong piebald, he was well natured and so much fun.
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  • Virgin beaches of Andalucía
    March 2024 Natasha aged 53
    A lovely riding holiday in an unspoiled part of Spain with varied scenery – from beaches to canyons to green valleys. Confident and happy horses – so well trained that most are ridden bitless. Good pace – with long canters, as well as “don’t stop” sequences of trots and canters. Every lunch is a scenic picnic with... 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