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Quinta do Riacho

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| Caminho da Levada da Serra, Santo da Serra, Madeira 9100-251, Portugal
+351 967 010 015
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Excellent Horseback Riding in Madeira

My husband and I booked a 2.5 hour horseback riding trip with Quinta do Riacho and it was amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nicole h
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Amazing

We absolutely love it, the horses were beautiful, well cared for and had their very own cheeky... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ch6487
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Enjoy Madeira Island wonderful weather, breathtaking views and great trails on horseback. At Quinta do Riacho there's an equestrian activity for everyone. From calm trail riding to galloping through the mountains.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Caminho da Levada da Serra, Santo da Serra, Madeira 9100-251, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a 2.5 hour horseback riding trip with Quinta do Riacho and it was amazing! My husband is not very experienced but I am and we were both more than satisfied with our experience. Paula made my husband feel very comfortable...More

Thank nicole h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love it, the horses were beautiful, well cared for and had their very own cheeky personality. The people that work there are so friendly. We had the best time and it was great to see parts of the island that you wouldn’t see...More

Thank Ch6487
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon horse riding along the forest trail. Paula was so helpful and made us feel confident on our first horse riding experience. Such a great way to enjoy the beautiful scenery and discover the forest trails aided by Paula's local insight....More

Thank gp00ley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time back on a horse in 40 years. The staff were excellent, kind and friendly. The horses were lovely and although the temperatures were close to 30 degrees C and very hot, the horses still took us on the trek. Riding...More

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I always wanted to ride a horse and this was a wonderful possabilty for me to try. After half an hour waiting at the stables we were finally able to sit on the horse. Of course I was a bit afraid of it (I had...More

Thank Janne P
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

We had a great afternoon learning how to ride with Isa, who was very friendly and patient - making sure we were both comfortable and happy as we had both never ridden before. We rode Apollo and Venus who were both very well behaved! The...More

1  Thank Tjuliet
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We booked riding tour in Funchal Madeira with my husband. Booking was really easy and we just enjoyed whole journey. Horses were really friendly and calm. My husband has never ridden before, but thanks to our quide Isa Kautto and her advices, we had so...More

1  Thank Janina T
Reviewed September 10, 2017

I highly recommend this company. Thank you Isa for a wonderful and relaxing horse riding trip. I really enjoyed it.

2  Thank glennor
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

My daughter aged 8 and I, as a special holiday treat decided to go horse riding, it was my daughters very first time riding a pony, the experience for both myself and my daughter was truly unforgettable, although my daughter was a little nervous to...More

Thank lisacoen1972
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time riding at Quinta do Riacho. Paula picked us up from our villa and dropped us back too, so no worries there. Her place is situated in the most beautiful part of Madeira, amidst the forest. The horses are very well...More

Thank jadefun
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Paul D
August 1, 2017|
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Response from QuintaDoRiacho | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your contact and interest in riding with us. You can book by phone or email. It is better to book in advance to guarantee availability. We can pick you up at your hotel in Funchal. Any other question... More
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Phyllis C
March 11, 2017|
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Hello, On some rides it's possible to canter. It always depend on the track conditions (if it's too wet can be very slippery) and if the riders have good control of the horses. If you need any more informations just let us... More
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Åshild S
September 20, 2015|
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Response from QuintaDoRiacho | Property representative |
Hello, The best way to book a trail ride is to contact us by email. We have several rides available. each one with its own characteristics, and different schedules. Regards, Paula
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