There is no better way to take in the serene beauty of Majorca than from the top of a horse. From the towering mountains and the lush olive groves to the wide open country side and the sandy beaches in the island, everything is in its best form, when you go on a horse-ride in Majorca. Exploring the Majorcan treasures on a horse back is not only simply perfect, but can also take you sky high with tons of memories you can boast for a lifetime.
There are tons of top quality equestrian centres in Majorca where you can rent energetic and adorable horses that are fun to be with. For beginners, there are numerous schools that render them learning lessons on more gentle horses. Travellers to Majorca can go on excursions on horseback. Options available include rides for two or more hours or horse-rides which stretch over several days with over-night stay in cloisters. There are even several package tours which include horse riding through any of the amazing sceneries you wish to explore on a ride.
There several horse clubs in Majorca allow you to learn or ride whatever be your mood or interest. A few places you can check out include the Levante Hills Farm situated in the idyllic Levante hills of Majorca which is dedicated to riding and which also offers tuition and trail rides too. They also breed some impressive Spanish horses for their interest. In the country side farm, horse lovers can enjoy their evening with the stunning stallions bred here. There are also a few traditionally styled bedrooms, a welcoming restaurant, swimming pool and a terrace for guests to enjoy after a fabulous day spent on the saddle.
Another club in Majorca is sited near Bunyola on the road from Palma to Soller known by the name Club Hipico La Gubia. The club offers lessons for people of any age including children (aged four years and over) to advanced riders and fully qualified BHS or RFHE trainers. For advanced riders, experienced horses and ponies that are available for rent, gift them the opportunity to participate in competitions that are specially organised throughout the island. The centre has excellent facilities with a professional show jumping arena. You can also think of taking a horse-ride through the beautiful surrounding countryside of Sierra Norte National Park. Don’t forget to make optimum use of the private livery that is provided.
Rancho Grande, the largest horse ranch in Mallorca where you’ll enjoy a taste of “wild west” life surrounded by some of the most stunning scenery of the island, is a treat for horse-lovers. Being horse-lovers themselves, these people offer riding 24×7. No matter what time of the day or night it is, anyone who fancies to have a ride can make use of the golden opportunity that this ranch provides. Each of the well cared horses here have their own lovely names and are fun to be with. Sited near the sea-side village of Son Serra de Marina, in the North of Mallorca this Ranch is surrounded by 900,000 sq meters of well-preserved rural land that gifts you an unforgettable excursion.
Even if you have never taken a ride on a horse but yet have a penchant for the same, do not hesitate, there is no better time than a holiday in Majorca that can make your dreams a reality. To be honest I do not know how long you can last on your horse as a first-timer. But I do know that you’re lucky enough to ride a Majorcan breed horse through the unspoilt beautiful areas in the island if you are in Majorca. So, grab your hat and convert yourself to a jockey and get ready to have the fun of your lifetime atop your horse in Majorca