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Luxury long weekend trail riding in the Sierra del Guadarrama National Park near Madrid on fabulous Andalusian horses.

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Horse Riding Holidays Spain – Luxury Long Weekend Trail Riding, Madrid

PRICES & DATES top

Luxury Long Weekend Trail Riding, Madrid: Prices 2021

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Rates are quoted per person sharing.

  • 3 nights & 3 days riding / $1,386
    • GBP: 1,005
    • EUR: 1,192
  • 4 nights & 3 days riding / $1,676
    • GBP: 1,215
    • EUR: 1,442
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Note: Rates are subject to daily exchange rate fluctuations, please refer to our ‘Terms & Conditions’ for full details.

Included – All riding 5 – 7 hours per day, English speaking guide, full board accommodation in rural luxury hotels, luggage transfer & airport transfers.

Excluded – Flights, drinks & tips, plus dinner on 1st night of 4 night long weekend break.

Getting There
International flights to Madrid.

Transfer
Transfer time is less than an hour to your first meeting point.

Luxury Long Weekend Trail Riding, Madrid: Dates 2021

Open all year.

All our horse riding holidays hold a price guarantee. We believe in your piece of mind on price when you book one of our horse riding holidays and will refund the difference should you find the same horse riding holiday elsewhere at a lower price.

SUMMARY OF THE TRIP top

Less than an hour from Madrid lies the Sierra del Guadarrama National Park, where you can easily escape to enjoy a full long weekend of trail riding on beautifully trained Andalusian horses through the parks forest and mountain trails.

You will be personally guided by local horseman and Equine Photographer Nacho Martinez. Nacho speaks perfect English, is attentive and will make sure you are looked after well at every stage of your trail riding weekend in the park. Nacho has the added bonus of being well travelled himself and experienced many other trail riding adventures around the world, and knows exactly what clients look for in a ride, you can be assured that every detail has been considered for your enjoyment.

In addition to the very good quality horses and riding terrain, in the evenings you are escorted to a different local town to have dinner and soak up the local culture. You will also be staying at rural luxury hotels, giving you that comfortable and important good night sleep after a long day in the saddle.

THE RIDING top

Madrid Horses – Very well schooled and behaved, Andalusian and Spanish Arabian horses.

Madrid Level of Riding & Pace – Intermediate plus only riders. You must be able to control your horse at a canter in open space have an independent seat and hands.

Madrid Tack – English style.

Madrid Weight Restriction – 14.9st / 209 lb/ 95kgs

If you are over this weight, please still enquire, depending on your riding experience, there is a possibility you will be able to ride.

Madrid Group Size – Minimum 2 – Maximum 6.

ACCOMMODATION top

You will be staying in luxury country hotels, lots have their own pools and all have ensuite. They are chosen for their individual charm, location and high level of service.

In the mornings breakfast is taken at your hotel before check out, lunch may be picnic style or at a local restaurant enroute and dinners are glorious affairs taken out in the evenings when you visit nearby places like El Escorial or Segoria.

Please Ask About

  • Equine Photography Course – add on 2 more days, £450 per person
    Join the equine photography lessons and clinics with Ignacio Alvar-Thomas. He is one of the most recognized Spanish horse photographers. His work can be seen in some of the most prestigious equestrian magazines all over the world such us: Ecuestre magazine (Spain), Kentaur magasin (Sweden), Passion PRE (México), Galope magazine (Spain) Equisens (Spain),Equus Classic (Germany), Arab Horse Magazine (USA),Noob Hill Gazzete (USA), Jours de Cheval (France).
  • An extra night of dinner and a Flamenco show in Madrid

SAMPLE ITINERARY top

EARLY DAY ARRIVAL

Pick up and transfer from Madrid Airport, to El Escorial, 1 hours drive. Check in at hotel and prepare to visit El Escorial, amazing monastery building located there is the most important architectural monument of the Spanish Renaissance. Today, the Escorial is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pick up from hotel to meet the horses, will be next day at 10AM, after breakfast. (lunch and dinner not included)

DAY 1 MADRID – GUADARRAMA (Friday)
Meet at Madrid (meeting time is at 9AM), transfer to Guadarrama, (1 hour drive). Check in to your hotel and prepare to ride. Short trip to stables (10 minutes) and meet the horses. We will be riding through the Mountain Range North to South side, mountains and pine forest, it’s technical ride with great views. Final destination, Guadarrama, and a late lunch before settling into Hotel for some rest. Night and tapas dinner at El Escorial. Time on the saddle 4-5 h.

DAY 2 GUADARRAMA – CERCEDILLA (Saturday)
Pick up at hotel at 10 after breakfast and short car ride to stables, (10 minutes). This will be a 5-6 hours ride day, we will ride on the sunny south side, climbing up half a mountain range and going down following the old roman road, to reach Cercedilla. We will have the chance for long canters, on the mountain side, great views guaranteed, stop for lunch at at “las Dehesas” gazpacho, croquettes and Spanish tortilla. Hotel Check in Cercedilla were the luggage will be waiting for us. 7 pm – transfer to visit and have dinner at Segovia (45 minutes away), an amazing medieval city with castles, roman aqueduct and amazing cathedral.

DAY 3 LOS MOLINOS – CERCEDILLA (Sunday)
Starting after breakfast at 10, it is The longest day ride 6 1/2-hours. And the most beautiful views of the Guadarrama Mountains, we will ride up the valley to the mountain tops riding through amazing forest, and crossing the mountain top descending to the north side on or way back to stables, running along the Moros river to San Rafael. Picnic bag for lunch. Check in at hotel in San Rafael. Night visit and farewell dinner at Avila, a 12th century medieval walled city.

DAY 4 (Monday)
Transfer back to airport, or Madrid. Farewell and goodbye. Adios amigos!!

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Zara’s Planet Horse Riding Holidays Guarantee:

All our horse riding holidays hold a price guarantee. We believe in your piece of mind on price when you book one of our horse riding holidays and will refund the difference should you find the same horse riding holiday elsewhere at a lower price.

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Spain Holidays Testimonials

Hilary on Sierra Nevada Trail Rides, Spain

Dallas and her brother are excellent hosts - very organised. Stunning mountain riding - last day was the best - we rode up to 7,800 feet and it felt like the top of the world. It literally took our breath away. Excellent horses - Adra was very well schooled and forward going. She climbed mountains

Hilary Vale from East Yorkshire