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Address: Raposeira CP 176 Z, Aldeia da Tor, Loule 8100-393, Portugal
Phone Number: 910847275
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Description: Monte Da Ribeira offers riding lessons, hacks, all-inclusive riding...
Monte Da Ribeira offers riding lessons, hacks, all-inclusive riding holidays, livery and pony club throughout the year. Fantastic hacking in the beautiful countryside near Loulé. Lessons catering from complete beginners to training in jumping and dressage. Happy and healthy horses and ponies in a friendly and confidence inspiring setting. Very reasonable rates and experienced, qualified staff. Great facilities and top quality livery.
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Highly recommended. Great horses, very friendly, very nice!

Highly recommended! Our daughters (13 and 15) just could not say goodbye. They wanted to stay here. The horses are great, the stables are clean and Natalie is very, very friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Highly recommended! Our daughters (13 and 15) just could not say goodbye. They wanted to stay here. The horses are great, the stables are clean and Natalie is very, very friendly. Super!!!

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Witney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My mum and I had a wonderful riding holiday back in June. Katherine was a fantastic hostess/cook/riding instructor!! The horses are all great characters. They are all very happy and so well loved and cared for. My favourite moment was when Lady swam in the river with me on her back! Highly recommended and we would love to go again!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We have just returned home after having a wonderful time in Portugal. We were keen to find something for our 3 older girls to do and we came across Monte Da Ribeira. We contacted and arranged for a 30 minute hack for the girls (aged7,6,4 yrs) Katherine, Clare and her team were all amazing and the girls immediately were in... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I have just returned from the most amazing holiday staying with Katharine and her lovely team of Claire and Natalie. I was woried about travelling alone and going somewhere that no one I knew had been but as soon as Katharine fetched me from the airport I realised everything was going to be fine. I got to ride some stunning... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Agree with all the positive comments about time spent with Katharine. She looked after me and my adult daughter very well and we had a lovely visit. She spotted our differing abilities and pinpointed how to help us in separate lessons. The hacks were great, varied terrain so different to home, and Katharine regularly checked we were happy with the... More 

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Ennis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

It was a dream come through spending 3 days with Katharine horseriding at Monte da Ribeira near Loule this August. The trails are absolutely beautiful and Katharine takes great care to match her horses with the riders experience. We went on trails through very quiet off road terrain where there was plenty of opportunity to walk, trot, canter and gallop... More 

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Monte da Ribeira offers visitors, of all levels of skill, a very personal and well catered to horse riding experience. I went as part of a group of five young adults and children (aged 21, 20, 19, 13, 9) for a one hour hack through the countryside. Katharine and her team are extremely friendly, professional and will go out of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Had an amazing holiday with Katharine, her family and Claire. From the moment we were picked up at the airport to the sad second we boarded for home we were completely taken care of. All the things you look for in a riding holiday are there. Katharine and her team are very experienced, and put us at ease straight away.... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

My Sister and I were staying in Faro and contacted Katherine to arrange a lesson and hack. We ended up spending the day with Katherine as she was so friendly and helpful! She collected us from the local train, I had a lesson on a fantastic dressage schoolmaster and we both had a hack in the beautiful countryside. She then... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

I visited Monte Da Ribeira for a riding holiday last week and I returned feeling completely refreshed and ready to start the new year. The owner, Katharine, made me feel very welcome and cooked up mouthwatering dishes every night and lots of homemade bread. Luckily the riding offset all the calories as hacking through the gorgeous surrounding countryside gave me... More 

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