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All 6 Carmona B&Bs / inns

Epona Equestrian Center

Hacienda Los Nietos, Autovia N-IV, km 519 | PO Box 86, 41410 Carmona, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 6 Carmona B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Laguna Niguel, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Having never taken dressage lessons before, I was looking forward to a week of training and trail riding on the magical Andalusians. I was not disappointed. Fernando's hospitality and Jane's cooking were great and the staff fantastic. I was impressed by the knowledge and patience of Kristina. Not only did I get a basic understanding of dressage, I learned a... More

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Crown Point
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

All my riding life (some 50+ years) I've dreamed of a riding vacation. Epona completely fulfilled this dream. I cannot recommend it strongly enough, except to say: If you want a riding experience like no other GO TO EPONA! From the time Fernando picked me up at the Seville airport through the remainder of my stay - too short at... More

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This is actually very first time I am writing a review on any website. My aim is to make people aware what can happen to them after they have been in Epona Riding Center. I hope that they learn something from my terrible experience. I had good time during my stay and I was happy with that place when I... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I visited this wonderful location for a riding holiday with the intent to receive high quality, intensive dressage instruction. I was not disappointed! I was greeted at the airport by owner, Fernando, and enjoyed a short ride by car to the Hacienda. The training was excellent and I enjoyed Vivi's style of teaching. Ever patient and yet, appropriately demanding. The... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

If you want a plush, luxury hotel experience then stay in Seville. If you want to learn to ride (at any level from beginner to top class dressage), to stay in an historical hacienda and eat fabulous food for a week then try this out. I am unfit, middle aged and haven't been on a horse for many years and... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

I spent an absolutely amazing week at Epona and would go so far as to say that it was the best holiday experience I have ever had (and I've had a lot of holidays over the years). Earlier this year I started to learn how to ride (fairly late in life) and wanted to learn more complicated dressage techniques. Epona... More

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Brick, New Jersey
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

My week at Epona exceeded all of my expectations. It was a total emersion experience. We participated in the Train and Trail program. Our typical day was Breakfast 900, 3 hour trail ride 10-1, lunch 230, then siesta/ rest/ pool, lesson 530, wine till dinner at 830. Somehow, we managed to fit in a trip to THE Spanish Riding School... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Spent a relaxing time on the Train and Trail holiday at Epona in Early April, after several years away from riding. Both my trail horse and school horse were beautiful, responsive, forward-going and had lovely temperaments. Caty was an excellent teacher, with very clear explanations and lots of patience. Fernando was full of stories on the trail rides through fresh... More

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cape town
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Highlights: beautifully trained and looked after horses; authentic hacienda in beautiful surrounds; delectable traditional food; cultural immersion; dressage lessons that were challenging, kind & inspiring; safe and beautiful outrides; the show & visit to The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art in Jerez; the dogs; leather boot and belt shopping in Carmona; being with dearest friends; cantering along an endless... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

It was a WONDERFUL holiday. The Garcia family are the perfect hosts. The accommodation, food and horse riding - the best. I would never have thought I could learn so much in one week in dressage................ The horses were patient, kind and lovely and it was hard to leave, but hope to return again. Thank you Sara

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Also Known As:
Epona Equestrian Hotel
Epona Equestrian Hotel Carmona
Address: Hacienda Los Nietos, Autovia N-IV, km 519 | PO Box 86, 41410 Carmona, Spain
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Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Seville > Carmona
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Ranked #1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Carmona
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If your ideal Riding Holiday is to be somewhere where you can completely relax or a week and let someone take care of you and all your activities..If the place is Andalucia, Spain, renowned for its warm sunny weather, friendlyness an beauty..If you fancy staying in a unique 16th century Hacienda out in the country but at the same time very well communicated with the outstanding City of Sevilla..Put all of this together with the most important part for horse lovers: lots of riding and permanent contact with beautiful, loving horses.If this is your dream, then EPONA Equestrian Center is the place to come to.Our horses are the most important thing for us. They are the ones who truly make this Equestrian Vacation something unique.The Epona instructors are qualified by he British Horse Society and the Spanish Equestrian Federation which means that they are trained to always have the horse and rider's safety at heart.Our horses and Instructors are prepared to cater for riders of all levels from beginners to advanced. ... more   less 

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