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Address: | Parque Natural da Madeira, Santo da Serra, Madeira 9100-251, Portugal
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+351 967 010 015
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Enjoy Madeira Island wonderful weather, breathtaking taking views and great...

Enjoy Madeira Island wonderful weather, breathtaking taking views and great trails on horseback. In Quinta do Riacho there's an equestrian activity for everyone. From calm trail riding to galloping through the mountains.

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Great time riding through the forest

I had the best time horse back riding through the Laurisilva Forest on one of their beautiful horses. The ride was well tailored to our riding level and our guide Paulo also knew... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best time horse back riding through the Laurisilva Forest on one of their beautiful horses. The ride was well tailored to our riding level and our guide Paulo also knew quite a bit about the nature and history of the forest, so that was interesting as well. I can highly recommend it to anyone! Will happily come... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have done many horse rides in several different countries including Yosemite national park and this was by far the best ride we have ever done. The views were amazing of the island and the guide was extremely knowledgeable about the area and it's history. We are two experienced riders and this was a good ride that was tailored to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time riding a horse and it was more easy than expected. Got picked up from the hotel and had a super friendly introduction before riding the horse through a beautiful view. It's absolutely worth it! I'll come back next time I'm in madeira.

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Braunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are experienced or a novice, this adventure will be for you. The owners care very deeply for their horses and for your safety and enjoyment. Spectacular scenery and stunning views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't recommend this place too highly. The owners, Paulo and Paula, are both so friendly and welcoming. They care deeply about the welfare of their horses and it shows. These are not typical riding school horses - they are responsive and well-schooled. We rode on good trails mostly forested through the national park - not a single road in... More 

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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paulo picked up my daughter and me from our hotel (no charge). Horses were picked for us to suit our ability - kind and calm but not sluggish. Lovely trail ride, with informative commentary and lively, enjoyable chat from Paulo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Had a lovely ride of very safe horses along some stunning levadeas. Owners know their horses well and are very saftey concious. Hats and gloves provided.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Myself and my partner booked a trail ride in late December, and thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm an experienced rider but my partner hadn't ridden for many years, and we were both really well looked after. Paulo was a great guide, very knowledgeable and told us a lot about the local area. He also recommended a local place for us to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Nice horses, also for not so experienced riders. Great scenery high at the mountains. Thank you Paula & Paulo for your hospitality br Marjariitta

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a horseback riding activity in Madeira, and I've come across Quinta do Riacho. They were superb in terms of accommodating my booking, as I have booked my activity only two days before the activity day. Paulo was an excellent guide where he provided me with tips for my vacation in Portugal. I would definitely recommend Quinta... More 

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