Horse riding in Italy
Horse riding in Italy, a unique and fantastic way to travel this country and discover its amazing beauty! The variety of landscapes and sceneries in Italy is impressive. The spectacular Alps dominates the North and evolves into the Apennine mountains all along the length of Italy; high peaks softly decrease into rolling hills and pastures, unrolling down to the sea coast with beaches and cliffs. Different terrains offer different horse riding experiences to suit everyone’s needs. Majestic mountains offer amazing views and more challenging and technical trails for experienced riders; rolling hills are perfect for more relaxing and romantic rides across plantation of grapevines, olive groves and cultivated fields; an outstanding abundance of rivers, streams, lakes and natural hot springs and, not least, the beautiful sea, offer relax and fun, and always a chance to refresh yourself in hot weather. Nature is rich and still pristine in many areas, with an impressive wildlife and many rare and endemic species. There are 24 Natural National Park and hundreds of natural reserves offering great unspoiled areas ideal for horse riding. This beautiful environment is scattered with worldwide famous cities, medieval towns, countless historical and archeological sites offering an incredible sight into 3 millennia of history and fine art. An exceptional cuisine based on seasonal fresh products combined with excellent wines and amazing ice-cream, contributes to make any holiday in Italy unforgettable!
Horse riding in Italy is about exploring the beauty of this land in a sustainable way, meeting local people and discovering their culture and cuisine. Especially in small towns and villages, many ancient traditions are kept alive and you can still witness women sitting outside their front doors podding beans, making passata or other homemade products. Many people still live following the rhythm of seasons, producing locally native food varieties and carrying on ancient traditions.
Food, wine, nature, art, and history are strongly connected elements of this land and people’s live is still shaped and influenced by them. Travelling on horseback will allow you to relax and enjoy the landscape, setting yourselves back to a slow pace of life in places of unique beauty. Horse riding gives you the opportunity to travel in a responsible way and sustain the local economy, staying in local farms and consuming local food produced with methods passed on for generations.
We are confident that beautiful Italy, with its welcoming people and authentic values, will give you an unforgettable experience and help you reconnect with the environment. Check our range of horse riding holidays in Italy and if you can not find a perfect holiday, we will tailor make one for you!