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Sierra Pelada Horse Riding School

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Address: Cortijo de Sierra Pelada, 18260 Illora, Spain
Phone Number: +(34) 958 340 341
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Beautifull place to horse ride!

We came here for my birthday , unfortunately it was quite chilly and and very windy, but despite the ever changing weather the ride out still happened :) we were given time to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I booked a horse riding trip for my wife daughter and myself for april 9th. I paid 160€ in advance. That very day, april 9th, I received a message that the weather was to bad to take the horses out. Liz asked me if we could come on another day. I answered the message and asked if it was possible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We came here for my birthday , unfortunately it was quite chilly and and very windy, but despite the ever changing weather the ride out still happened :) we were given time to meet the horses, groom them and chat to the owner. Nothing was rushed as it usually can be at some riding schools in England! The ride was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I am an Endurance rider in Australia and was looking forward to horse riding in the Sierra Pelada and I was not disappointed. I spent two hours riding through olive groves on the side of the sierra hills,riding an Arabian mare who much preferred to run and who was I to stop her. Once we got the measure of each... More 

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Avignon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We found Sierra Pelada by accident on the internet but what a wonderful find. We were staying near Zagra (about an hour away towards Seville) but there wasn't anywhere closer that offered such a range of riding for both the experienced (my daughter, 14) and novice (me, nearer 50) rider. Liz is English but has lived in Spain for over... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We decided to give this place a try after looking for horse riding schools in the area (we live about 40km away) Booking and contact were great and Liz sent us a google maps link which were able to open and drive straight there without any fuss. We started by grooming the horses and getting to know them a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My two teenage daughters wanted to do a little horse riding for an hour or so whilst we were on holiday in Spain, and Sierra Pelada was recommended to us. Booking was simple and straight-forward as it is run by Liz, who is English, so no language problems, and is efficient at contacting you to sort out arrangements. We arrived... More 

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lizshennan, Owner at Sierra Pelada Horse Riding School, responded to this review

Wow thank you so much for the lovely review! It was so nice for me to get out with your girls who could both ride and have a great gallop!!! So pleased you enjoyed granada I think this is such a lovely area with so much to offer. Your on for the telescope night!! Is amazing when we can eventually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

What a fantastic experience. As a family with different riding experiences. Everyone one of us had a fabulous time. The horses, views and food were 1st class. Liz made the ride very personal to my family and we will certainly be visiting the stables again.

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lizshennan, Owner at Sierra Pelada Horse Riding School, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review Andy, I have a breakfast ride tomorrow so am trying to Mach the superb food presentation my chef friends did!! Glad you all enjoyed it even when not very horsey!!! Think really the landrover and awning was my star attraction with you! See you next year then, good luck with the house More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My two teenage daughters love riding so I thought I'd surprise them with a half-day ride when we were staying in Granada. We followed Liz's instructions and reached the riding stables in about 45 minutes without any difficulty. The area is really beautiful - lots of olive and other fruit trees against a backdrop of mountains. Liz is really very... More 

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lizshennan, Owner at Sierra Pelada Horse Riding School, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, i hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Granada! really hope the girls start horse riding again! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have ridden all over the world but have NEVER experienced anything like Liz's amazing two-hour night ride, timed to coincide with the rising of a full moon. We had a gallop across a corn field and then as we climbed through the olive groves and upwards, we watched the sun set and the moon come up. It was stunningly... More 

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lizshennan, Owner at Sierra Pelada Horse Riding School, responded to this review

thank you so much for the review! it was lovely to meet you both, and so glad you enjoyed this area and may come back again, the idea for your birthday breakfast picnic was great and have done loads more!! making the most of the cooler weather, hope to see you next year, and Senora Dolores looks smashing in her... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Would highly recommend coming here. Liz was really friendly and welcoming, as were the dogs and pig! As a relatively experienced rider I was impressed by the calm, well behaved yet responsive nature of the pony I rode, Chico, definitely didn't feel like a typical riding school pony. I had a 2 hour ride with Liz who ensured I felt... More 

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lizshennan, Owner at Sierra Pelada Horse Riding School, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed it!! your riding is improving greatly!!! need to keep coming back! thanks More 

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