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Quinta do Riacho

#1 of 2 things to do in Santo da Serra Features Animals
| Parque Natural da Madeira, Santo da Serra, Madeira 9100-251, Portugal
+351 967 010 015
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Scenic trail riding

Great horses, great scenery, good tack, caring, friendly service from people who love their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
catherine e
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Paris, France
Great experience!

Paolo picked us up at our hotel. "We" are: myself, my husband and daughter of 13. Paula was going... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Miranda B
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“horse riding” (52 reviews)
“hour ride” (19 reviews)
“national park” (20 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Parque Natural da Madeira, Santo da Serra, Madeira 9100-251, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great horses, great scenery, good tack, caring, friendly service from people who love their animals. Paulo is an excellent guide, very informative and welcoming. I even saw people who had never ridden before come back smiling. Door to door transport. Highly recommended.

Thank catherine e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paolo picked us up at our hotel. "We" are: myself, my husband and daughter of 13. Paula was going to guide us. They both are very friendly people and know so much about Madeira. The horses are treated very well. It was a little bit...More

Thank Miranda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not our first experience riding with Paula & Paulo who are a delightful couple. Their dedication to their horses is exceptional. Our trip this time was a surprise for our daughter's 14th birthday, although she is still a novice rider it didn't matter...More

Thank Rebeca Taylor D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic views of mountains. stunning location. I did this trek with my adult daughter. We were picked up from the Hotel by Paulo who was friendly and welcoming. Thought was put into safety and the correct horses chosen for our abilities and riding hats available....More

Thank baz o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Madeira on three occasions and have done all the island tours but this is by far the best thing we have ever done. Paulo picked us up from our hotel and then we had a wonderful ride through the National Park...More

Thank David and Brend... S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were on the day of a national Holiday on madeira and wanted to go horseback riding very unplanned. So I went via tripadvisor to the website of Quinta do Riacho. I called their number but there was no answer. (I wasnt...More

Thank Burak A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant morning treking with Paulo.Was picked up promptly from the hotel .My partner had never been on a horse before .We had an amazing walk through the forest and it was very educational and relaxed.Would definitely recommend that you do this while in...More

Thank ednabraaid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know...always wanted..never did? My husband always dreamed about horseriding, on his 55th Bday..WE DID! Paulo took us for a wonderfull ride through the mountains, the vieuw, the smell of nature, a wonderfull expierience! Even we live here on the island, ...we are in looove...More

Thank chrisje0106
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Forest Trail was magical with excellent and very friendly guide. Horse "apollo" was a little temperamental, so you need a strong personality to keep him on track, but it was great fun!!

Thank Darren B
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked a ride with these guys whilst we were on honeymoon. It was only myself, my Husband and our guide. The ride was beautiful, I rode Venus and my husband rode Apollo. Not only was this a lovely ride with beautiful...More

Thank Sam D
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Phyllis C
Is it possible to do some slow cantering, or are you limited to walking or trotting?
March 11, 2017|
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Response from QuintaDoRiacho | Property representative |
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
Hi, My husband and I are interested in a horse back ride at Quinta do Riacho on the6th of October. Where do we book it? What time should we be there? What is the price?
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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Petes1610
Hi, do you have riding boots for hire? Thanks
September 16, 2015|
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Response from QuintaDoRiacho | Property representative |
Hello, We do not have any footwear available for hire. Regards, Paula
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