Albufeira Riding Centre

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Albufeira Riding Centre
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Albufeira Riding Centre is a equestrian centre offering beautiful treks through the local countryside on our well mannered horses. Lessons and Pony Club activities also offered throughout the year.
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Natalieloveschoos
Belfast, UK463 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
My 4 year old daughter had a pony ride on Merrylegs as part of the Viva La Ciccia American BBQ on Sunday and we were very impressed. The ladies were excellent friendly and knowledgeable and dealt with my daughter perfectly. Ponies were beautiful nice temperament and well looked after. It was her first experience being on a pony and she absolutely loved it. We're sadly home now but will definitely book a pony trek at Albufeira Riding Centre on our next visit.
Written June 8, 2022
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Marita RF
4 contributions
May 2022
Amazing team and the horses are well looked after!

I was unable to come on the original booking due to transfer (privately arranged not coming at all).

However, when I called the team, they were happy to arrange for a shorter than hack for me on Thursday which ended up being organised just for me (many thanks for my guide going out of his way to come to work given he works so hard). My guide had very good English and was very friendly.

I will for sure come back when I am back in the area!

Many thanks,
Marita
Written May 7, 2022
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Beverley J
6 contributions
May 2022
Another great sunset ride this time finished off with tapas. The team at the riding centre were as friendly and helpful as always and it is why we keep coming back.
The tapas is a great addition to the sunset ride as it allowed us to relax and chat about the ride.
Written May 9, 2022
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Lucy J
1 contribution
Jun 2022 • Friends
Rude staff, and horses not looked after. Would give 0/5.

I think her name was Amber, was extremely disgraceful and downgrading to to other members of staff and tourists on the ride.
I'm sure she said she was less than 18, meaning no qualifications to give lessons, or take rides out 😳 how is that legal?? I don't know !!!
Unprofessional to say the least.
I came here 2 years ago and what a totally different experience I had !! Will never return here !!!!!!!!!
I felt extremely unsafe on the horse I rode, plus they all look very slim, not to mention tired. Many of the horses looked as though they were knackered and overworked.
I would avoid this place. There is other places where you can ride with a much nicer environment, well behaved horses and even on the beach..
Looking at past reviews, maybe it's better to ride with Georgie or Helen than with amber.
I would definitely recommend to ask for a specific instructor (who is qualified I would imagine)
Written June 14, 2022
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Lewis
West Yorkshire, UK9 contributions
Oct 2020 • Couples
Myself and my fiancée visited here whilst on holiday. It was an amazing experience and I can't recommend highly enough. Leah the young lady who took us out was great with us and made me feel more confident about riding a horse for the first time. Thank you very much Leah :) . If you get chance to do this then you 100% do it, you will love it.
Written October 19, 2020
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misspippi
Southend-on-Sea, UK102 contributions
Feb 2020 • Family
Perfect morning activity with my 6yo daughter. We did an hour long trek with Georgia and another with Vicky. Lots of interesting chat as we rode through lovely orchards. We also had a lesson with Kate. As an adult who has hacked out a few times it was my first ever lesson. It was eye opening to ride a horse who walked forward on a gentle squeeze. And stopped if you sat up.
These are lovely quality horses.
We will be back. Thank you all.
Written February 21, 2020
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Beverley Johnson
Loule, Portugal1 contribution
Jun 2020
This is the place to go whether you are an experienced rider or a beginner. I keep my horse here and he injured his leg in January leaping around his paddock. The team have taken such good care of him and me supporting us thru the long journey of getting him fit again.
If you want to ride out or take lessons, I can't recommend them enough. The team will take the same care of you and that is what you need to enjoy your time with them and the horses.
Written July 1, 2020
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Steve Johnson
Loule, Portugal1 contribution
Jun 2020
Not having ridden for a few years i was a bit nervous when i turned up for the first time but Georgia quickly put me at ease and off we went. I have been riding Fred, lovely horse to get a newbie back in the saddle. Georgia and Sarah helped me relearn old skillx and on the rides were chatty as well as teaching me. Will keep doing my riding and recommend them whether you havent a ckue about riding a horse or know what you are doing. Horses look fit and healthy and there is a calming atmosphere about the place. Give it a try
Written June 30, 2020
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Jamie B
Tewkesbury, UK3 contributions
Apr 2022 • Solo
Had a lovely evening ride here, this is definitely the place to go! All the horses were well looked after and happy, the tack was clean and the yard was organised and busy. They have a great range of horses, and cater for many disciplines, not just plodding along in a line! My instructor took great care of us, and was very competent. All in all, a great experience. My ride for the evening was Sky.
Written April 21, 2022
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SirErec
6 contributions
Jul 2020
Had a fantastic time at Albufeira Riding Centre. Sarah and co looked after us expertly and took us on a wonderful 1 hr ride just before sunset. Horses were obviously extremely well trained and the route was beautiful. Would highly recommend adding this to your itinerary when visiting the Algarve!
Written July 14, 2020
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  • Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM