Caballo Blanco Horse Riding & Trekking Centre is a unique trekking center offering horse riding holidays in the Alpujarras and the Sierra Nevada mountains.
In 1993, Sarah set up a riding center in the beautiful Andalucia region of Spain and has never looked back. She was born in the New Forest, England and has ridden all her life. Sarah owns and runs the trekking centre and is a qualified horse riding guide and instructor and she lives at the ranch with her family.
from Germany, March 2020
"What's not to love about this holiday"
Overall this holiday was fabulous, and exceeded my expectations. I have done riding holidays in UK previously and this was my first in Spain. The quality of the horses was excellent, the scenery truly spectacular, the food very good, and people very friendly, especially our guide Daniella, who couldn't have been more helpful. The pace and routes were tailored to our riding ability and was challenging at times, particularly as the terrain is steep in places.
from Great Britain, December 2019
"Don't be out off by the lack of info"
The accommodation, up the mountain from the spa town Lanjarón, was delightful. Ann welcomes you with open arms. I stayed in a charming casita with kitchen and sitting room with wood burner for the cold mountain evenings. In the evenings we all came together for a delicious meal cooked by Ann and a glass of local wine.
The riding was superb - up to 2300 metres where the air gets thin as well as scrambling down the mountainside leading the horses to the valley. The horses were a wonder - very sure-footed along the narrow tracks and readily cantering up the wider ones.
Danielle who led me on three days was superb. She is an excellent rider and very sensitive to what visitors need. Her calm, quiet but very friendly manner immediately puts you at ease.
from Great Britain, November 2019
Beautiful, exceptional horses and company. Amazing views and trails. Really cannot thank you enough. We will definitely be returning xxx
from Hong Kong, October 2019
Horses were great, equipment was in good condition and the lessons for the kids were excellent. Our guide on the mountain rides (Linda) was knowledgeable, kind and helpful.
from Great Britain, October 2019
"Great first horse riding holiday"
Everyone one I met from Stuart for the airport transfer, Ann for the accommodation & food and everyone connected to the stables were friendly, really lovely people.
The horses are well cared for and looked after very well. They are confident, well fed and groomed regularly.
It really helped that I had been honest about my riding ability and weight as that ensured I was matched with a lovely horse who suited me perfectly.
The riding trails are great, a little steep in places and I found leading the horses down a mule track really scary.
I talked to Danniella about my fears and she adapted the next days ride for a trail that suited me. It really wasn’t an issue for them. I could tack and untack, groom and care for Blossom as much as I wanted to, all with encouragement and tips from Danniella.
I was asked everyday how much I wanted to do, both riding and horse care. It did help I was there at a quiet time of year and I appreciate it may not have been so easy to be so flexible at the height of the season with more riders. I added extra rides on my arrival and departure date so rode for around 18 hours over 5 days.
The accommodation was lovely, about 10 minutes drive from the stables. Transfers to and from the 2 locations are arranged for you. Ann is an amazing person who really made me feel welcome and looked after.
The scenery is stunning. It seems the horses love to stop and gaze across the mountains too. I have some lovely photos and wonderful memories.
from Spain, September 2019
"Breathtakingly beautiful "
Everything was so well organized. Sarah was so helpful, as I booked very late, but she made it all possible! The airport transfers were plain sailing the whole way. The accommodation in each place was clean and comfortable, with wonderful hosts. Were were served the best food, buffet breakfast, picnic lunches and 3 course dinners each day. All the horses were so well looked after, and a very easy, safe ride for any level of rider. Our guide, Linda was very good. The scenery was absolutely spectacular, I couldn’t of imagined anything more beautiful!
from Ireland, August 2019
Great staff and lovely animals. Lots of fun even for beginners
from Colombia, August 2019
"Solo 4 Day Horse Ride"
I was in Spain for a couple of days and was interested in a multi-day horse trek. I booked Caballo Blanco and am happy to share that my experience was everything that I hoped it would be and more. Highlights included Ann's warm hospitality and delicious food at La Casa del Viento, the amazing quality and well-cared for horses from Sarah's farm, the spectacular views and varied treks that we took, so many opportunities to learn more about and taking care of the horses, Janice and Cris's lovely mountain cottage and the great company of my very knowledgeable guide Eva. Every day was an amazing experience and I couldn't choose a favourite trek. Definitely would recommend!
Nicole Van Den Boomen
from Netherlands, July 2019
The horses, the views, the trips
from Canada, October 2018
The location, care of the horses, safety for the riders, the guide .... all exceeded my expectations. The overnight in the mountain "cottage" was outstanding and our host Anya was most welcoming and her food outstanding!
from Great Britain, February 2020
"Magical mother and daughter break away on a 2 day trek!"
Awesome scenery, quality horses, great guide and superb hosts, absolutely just what we needed.
from Australia, January 2020
"Fabulous riding holiday"
My beautiful comfortable well trained horse Tequila. Fabulous scenery and 4 varied day rides. Spoilt by my guides and my accommodation hosts. Always felt safe and looked after.
from United States, October 2019
"Lockland (locky) was my guide! AMAZING!!"
I was very impressed with the accomodations/ the pool/ the sunsets/ the perfect breeze/ Ann was SPECTACULAR!!
from Great Britain, August 2019
"Horse Riding in the Mountains"
Everything was very well organised and as a single woman travelling alone I felt very safe the whole trip.
The accommodation was beautiful and the food was all home cooked and amazing!
The horse riding was brilliant- beautiful scenery and my horse was so beautiful and well behaved! Couldn’t recommend it more- a truely relaxing and spiritual retreat with a difference!
from United States, April 2019
The horses were very well trained for abrupt terrain and the guides were excellent.
The scenery was magnificent.
I hope to go back sometime in the future!
from Great Britain, December 2018
"Great trail rides in the mountains"
We were very happy with our experience. The horses were well-trained and sure-footed, the scenery amazing, and our guide Anna was lovely and helpful.
from Great Britain, November 2018
"Cabalo review "
Wonderful host, wonderful hacking
from Great Britain, October 2018
certainly varied, of creatures to look after. She made sure I got plenty of riding.
from Great Britain, October 2018
Owners very friendly, peaceful place
from Great Britain, September 2018
"Can’t wait to go back "
I could be myself. Horses are looked after really well. All of her horses have personality. I got to ride nearly everyday, loved every minute. The treks were full of adventure, the horses are strong and brave.
from Great Britain, July 2018
"All I wanted and more"
The location, accommodation, facilities and provided service were excellent at the villa and riding school too.The riding school was nearby and horses looked happy and well cared for. All trainers were friendly, knowledgeable, happy to help and answer my questions. All together created very pleasant and enjoyable experiences/memories which makes me think about returning. Thank you.
from Great Britain, July 2018
"Horse riding break to remember"
Gallop in the woods and mountains