What you'll do
You will visit a traditional Homestead from Ribatejo, enjoying one of the most beautiful and featured landscapes of Lezíria do Ribatejo, with agricultural fields until loose sight, a diverse variety of bird species and live-cattle. Once we arrive at the traditional Homestead, we will experience taking care of the horse personaly and from the perpective of a horse-rider and trainer, from whom we will be explained all about this famous Portuguese breed. -known for beeing an agile and very docile horse, skilled for the High School exercises, such as the dressage and horse-riding. You will have the chance to establish a connection with the horse through its handle-care, helping to clean, brush and sadlle. Then we will set-up the gear and get to know the main features of the use of the horse equipment and behaviours, all in safety. Once all is set, we will go to stall and you will horse ride!
- Responsible interactions
All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.
- Caring expert hosts
Learn from biologists, conservationists, farmers, and more.
- Diverse animals
Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.
I am a founder of a company that stands for the preservation of values, traditions and environment of Ribatejo. Life caught me by the heart and brought to Ribatejo, so now I belong to one of its traditional families! I've always been passionate about exploring the origins of Portuguese culture and interested in meeting people around the world, reason why I studied and work in tourism. I am proud to participate in the region's tourism organization, contributing to the preservation of one of its symbols - the Lusitano horse.
Home-made Jam, a traditional family recipe, cheese and toasts.
Refreshments, traditional liqueur wine.
Transport from the meeting point until the Stud-Farm and back.
All the necessary equipment will be provided, to the horse care and horse-riding.
Where you'll be
This trip is done through rural routes, taking you to a real perspective of Ribatejo's landscapes, a region localized on north-center from Lisbon, about one hour away, Ribatejo is the birth of the pure-blood Lusitano Horse, one of the most requested horses in the world. We will be visiting a traditional Stud-Farm Ribatejo is known for the best breeders of the Lusitano Horse as for the most prestigious horse-riders and trainers of the world.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
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Up to 8 guests ages 6 and up can attend. Previous experience is not required. Proper behaviour in handling the horse will be explained and has to be followed. Practible and confortable cloth, if you prefer, bring an extra sweater. If you can, bring a…
One-way train ticket costs between 5.60€ and 5.10€. It is important to buy two-ways ticket as Santana-Cartaxo train station does not have a ticket reception or vending machine. Bring confortable and practible cloth.
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