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Sierra Pelada Horse Riding School

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Cortijo de Sierra Pelada, 18260 Illora, Spain
+34 958 34 03 41
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First time on a horse!

My wife decided that despite my 45 years of refusing to get on a horse ("they're big, smelly... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2012
Jon B
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Manchester, United Kingdom
A lovely trip

Liz and her horses are absolutely lovely and the route was beautiful. She catered wonderfully for... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2012
Becca_D_29
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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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Cortijo de Sierra Pelada, 18260 Illora, Spain
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Reviewed 11 August 2012

My wife decided that despite my 45 years of refusing to get on a horse ("they're big, smelly, unpredictable and don't have an engine" were my main problems, as I recall), my wife decided that I would like to go for a ride on a...More

2  Thank Jon B
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Reviewed 6 August 2012

Liz and her horses are absolutely lovely and the route was beautiful. She catered wonderfully for my partner who has never ridden before and took me for a nice gallop. I would recommend her to both beginner and advanced riders who would like to see...More

1  Thank Becca_D_29
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Reviewed 2 August 2012

We had a wonderful 2 hour ride in the evening when the heat of the day had gone up in the mountains . Liz took me and my wife on gentle horses high up into Sierra Pelada and the horses were amazing - sure footed...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2012

A group of four of us booked a two hour trek in the cooler evening. We were matched up with horses based on experience or lack of ! We were fitted with the necessary safety kit and then set off through the beautiful olive groves....More

Thank Walter G
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Reviewed 4 July 2012

Spent 4 mornings riding with Liz - she is a lovely person with amazing and gentle horses. My 2.5 year old daughter loved "Beatle" the pony and while I went out for a ride with Liz, she and my wife spent time with the pony,...More

1  Thank ChaAsh
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Reviewed 2 July 2012

I visited the Sierra Pelada Riding School during the June half term. The stables are close to Montefrio and situated on a quiet road which is surrounded by lovely countryside. Liz provided excellent directions and we found the stables without any problem. The horses were...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2012

We went for a sunset ride with Liz last week and it was fantastic. We're both competent riders and Liz managed to match us perfectly to suitable horses (I absolutely loved Luna) and we fitted in plenty of canatering and galloping, up hills and through...More

1  Thank Ali_bali82
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Reviewed 30 June 2012

I made reservations over a month prior to arrival and then again a week before, confirming with the owner. On the day of our reservation, I started calling about 30 minutes prior because we couldn't find the place. We stopped and asked for directions. We...More

1  Thank ShootingGirl
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lizshennan, Owner at Sierra Pelada Horse Riding School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2014

I would like to think i have learnt from your review, so now i always ask people for a contact umber whilst in Spain and make sure clients provided with my home and mobile numbers , unfortunately when you were calling my home number i...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2012

The ride and picnic my husband took with Liz and her horses (and dogs!) in May was fabulous. She did a great job of teaching us basic English riding commands and designed the route to fit our needs. She packed a wonderful picnic lunch. We...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2012

I take regular lessons with Liz at Sierra Pelada Riding School, usually on Luna. From day one, having never had a riding lesson in my life, I was out in the beautiful surrounding countryside and feeling like I was really 'doing it' already. At times...More

Thank Carolina W
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