Come and enjoy the genuine and enchanting academic classic horse riding. Antonio Borba Monteiro, Master of the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art, and his team, offer a classical training program to suit the capabilities of the student and the docile nature of our horses. You can stay with us in our facilities or in any other hotel in Lisbon.

Equestrian Tourism

Programme

Our idea is to create the possibility for any rider to experience the world of the Lusitano.

Our methods, techniques, traditions and lifestyle. A lifetime experience!

The program includes local accommodation, lessons for all levels and other cultural activities. It will be tailored regarding the preferences of the client.

For more details please see our annual brochure.

Equestrian Tourism

Our Equestrian Aproach

Elementary Level

First contact and safety while riding Our main concern is to allow riders to keep the passion. Little by little, we allow them to feel all the greatness and respect for horses.

The evolution of teaching, overcoming fear and insecurity, through knowledge, will and training, as recommended by D. Duarte, king of Portugal, founder of the Portuguese Equestrian Art in his riding manual “Livro da Ensinança de Bem Cavalgar Toda a Sela” dated 1435, a true masterpiece of psychology and equestrian pedagogy.

 

Academic Level

Riding lessons, in classic style, accordingly to the training program of the Portuguese Equestrian School, based on the work of Manoel Carlos de Andrade. The objective is to allow the rider to feel the true nature and enthusiasm of his horse when he performs the “Ares – “ genetic expression that rise spontaneously and in harmony with the rider”.

Sports level

Introduction to Dressage. Definition of the Basic movements and posture correction for better scoring.

 

Equestrian Tourism

Facilities

With its magnificent riding schools, Olympic size outside arena surrounded by beautiful flowers and inside arena with a cozy viewing stand.

Accommodation is held in cozy cottages on-site and meals are freshly prepared in the traditional Portuguese way, with fish, seafood and meat stews in abundance, in a nearby traditional restaurant.

Near the heart of Lisbon, a small farm with strategic location, about 10 minutes driving from the airport. Also, in 20 minutes is possible to visit the beautiful views and beaches of Cascais and Sintra, the closest UNESCO World Heritage Site. We can easily promote visits to the country side where we breed and produce our Lusitanos, Wine, Bulls, Olive Oil and Cork.