Discover the magnificence of thoroughbred Lusitano horses in their native Portugal.
Lusitanos Riding Centre is nestled in the lush and rugged Portuguese countryside just one hour north of Lisbon. The elegant soul of the Lusitano Horse pulses through this centre where you are supported by top-class trainers to build trust with your horse. Learn and succeed in even the most difficult of techniques.
From Lateral Movements, Passage and Piaffe to Spanish Walk and Flying Changes, this centre is specialised in the art of Dressage and Working Equitation. Trot away with a renewed confidence in your skills!
Enhance your trip to Lusitanos Riding Centre and explore this captivating region of Portugal.
The historic capital city of Lisbon lies in the undulating coastal landscape crowned by the São Jorge Castle. The view from the top encompasses the endearing pastel-coloured buildings of the old city, the Tagus Estuary Nature Reserve and the Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge.
Soak up the stunning architecture with a historic walk across cobbled streets. Or breathe in the salty sea air at one of the many Atlantic beaches. Lisbon has something to offer any traveller.
Rejuvenate with some time outside of the city centre by visiting Sintra, a charming town situated within the rolling hills of the Serra de Sintra. Discover the whimsical palaces and rustic ruins of a Moors castle. Captivating buildings and beautiful natural scenery equate to an outstanding tourist destination that’s not to be missed!
Absorb the highest level of Equestrian training from João Batalha, a renowned teacher who has traversed Europe and has taught in one of the most exclusive School and Riding Holiday Centres in Portugal. Now, he divides his expertise between leading the teaching at Lusitanos Riding Centre and competing at National level in Portuguese Equitation and Working Equitation. The lessons are offered on schoolmaster horses, meaning that they are the perfect companion for advanced, intermediate and even novice riders.
Lusitanos Riding Centre offers three different training programmes based on a rider’s level and their cultural expectations.
Intensive Programme - If you are looking for a completely immersive experience where you will improve your riding skills enormously then the Intensive Programme is the best option for you. You will saddle up twice a day, morning and afternoon. This will allow you to make rapid progress in your existing ability.
Normal Programme - Maybe you are looking for a slower pace where you can enjoy gaining some experience whilst also having some free time to enjoy the other facilities Lusitanos Riding Centre has to offer, such as the swimming pools, Spa, Golf or Tennis. This option will allow you to make the most of one ride per day either in the morning or afternoon then, you can spend the rest of your time unwinding at the hotel facilities or exploring the surrounding tourist areas.
Cultural Programme - If you are looking for a more culturally enriching experience you may be more interested in the cultural programme at Lusitanos Riding Centre. With this five-day programme you can enjoy a morning lesson every day where you will improve your riding skills. For the remainder of your days, you will be guided through the most beautiful and important areas of the West Lisbon region, enjoying wine-tasting at one of the many vineyards and exploring Óbidos, Mafra Palace and Tack Shop. All the visits and transfers are included.
The hotel allows you to relax and unwind during your stay with Lusitano Riding Centre. It features several amenities along with a restaurant that serves sumptuous Portuguese delicacies.
All rooms have:
Private balcony or terrace, Free Wi-Fi, LCD TV, Laundry Service, Bathrobe and slippers, Iron and ironing board, Parking on site, 24-hour room service, Air conditioning, Nespresso Coffee Machine, One Free bottle of water per stay, Writing desk.
Indoor and Outdoor Pool:
Take an invigorating swim in our 20-meter heated indoor lap pool. Or soak up to sun by our glamorous outdoor pool. Lounge on the Mediterranean-style terrace with a drink from the bar, or enjoy a soak in the outdoor Jacuzzi. The kids have a play area of their own.
All resort guests may use the free weights, weight machines, outdoor running, and stretching areas and seasonal aerobic classes in the courtyard. The gym, located in the main hotel building adjacent to the Spa, is furnished with advanced cardio and strength equipment.
Water Circuit Water circuit is temporarily unavailable as a precaution, according to instructions from the General Health Directorate.
All hotel guests can enjoy free access to the water circuit, including the sauna, jacuzzi, and Turkish bath.
Quinta do Arranhado, Av. Cidade de Torres Vedras de, 2565-779, Portugal.
Airport: Lisbon We have a driver who makes transfers from Lisbon airport: 80€ per vehicle each way (maximum of 4 people) and payable locally. Check-in is from 15h to 22h00 (please notify in case of delay) and check-out is until 12:00.
Torres Vedras, Portugal