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Santa Barbara Equestrian Center invites you to join this wonderful break in Centro, Portugal. Through this holiday, you can finally have your dream horse riding holiday, relax, and at the same time, improve your riding skills in just a short period. You will enjoy the beautiful Lusitano horses, riding over miles of trails between eucalyptus, pines, olives, cereal fields, and the magnificent view of the rivers. Come and enjoy a ride with Santa Barbara Equestrian Center's lovely horses!
You will stay in a rural family-run hotel only 80 meters from the equestrian center. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool with play area, and a bar decorated with traditional tiles. The rooms available are Constância room, Abrantes room, and Tejo room. There is also a cottage house that can be the perfect place to house your family with space and housing conditions that make you feel at home.
This room has a view of the beautiful village of Constância.
This room is located on the north side with window to the rising sun and spectacular view.
Slightly south facing, this room offers a sense of welcome and marvel at its sunset.
On this holiday, you will ride through beautiful scenery at a pace that will make you feel safe and relaxed. The normal riding day will consist of a two-hour hack and a lesson of at least one hour. If there is something different you would like, you can let Santa Barbara Equestrian Center know and they will do their best to make sure your holiday is just what you want.
Santa Barbara Equestrian Center has one indoor arena, one outdoor arena, one jumping arena, and a cross-country course. Their horse breed ranges from Royal Warmblood Studbook of the Netherlands (KWPN), Lusitano, to Portuguese cross. Grace is the only KWPN horse in the center. Zenitti - C, Violeta, and Troia are the Portuguese cross horses. For the Lusitano horses, there are Conhaque das 3 Cruzes, Balsa, Girasol, Conchita, Sinequanon, and Guitarrada.
Please note that Santa Barbara Equestrian Center has a maximum weight limit of 90 kilograms for the riders.
Minimum age allowed for participation: 12
Maximum age allowed for participation : 70
Antonio Camacho Soares is the co-founder and instructor of Santa Barbara Equestrian Center. He has been working with riders of all kind of riding abilities.
Joaquim Batuca is the co-founder and instructor of Santa Barbara Equestrian Center. He has been working with beginner to the competition level riders.
The equestrian center is at Constância in Centro, Portugal. It is a delightful historical village located between the Tejo and Zêzere rivers. Just one hour from Lisbon and two hours from Porto, it holds wonderful views framed by mountains with a rich animal life.
You will be served breakfasts and dinners during this holiday. Santa Barbara Equestrian Center will provide your meals in local restaurants where you will enjoy the flavors of the delicious and typical Portuguese food. For additional meals, the average meal price is 15 EUR.
Lisbon Portela Airport
Transfer available for additional US$136 per person
Please book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) is the nearest airport from the riding center and Santa Barbara Equestrian Center can provide, under request, a pickup service from the airport and back (one-hour driving) with an additional price of 120 EUR.
It is easy to catch the metro from the airports to the train stations. Santa Barbara Equestrian Center is very close to Entroncamento where trains come directly from Lisbon (Oriente Station) and Porto (Campanhã Station). From Porto, the journey will take two hours and 45 minutes by train. Santa Barbara Equestrian Center will be happy to pick you up at the station. Please send an inquiry for more information.
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