Horse riding in Malaga

Horse riding in Andalucia in the province of Malaga

Below you will find all the information you need to enjoy horse riding in the Malaga area:

  • Where does the horseback riding in the surroundings of Malaga take place?
  • A few words about Julia, the centre’s manager, and her horses
  • Choosing a horse riding route according to your level
  • Book a horse ride from 1 to 4 hours
  • Try the experience : horse riding holidays
  • Other ideas for activities on the coast between Malaga and Nerja

centre équestre en Andalousie à Velez Malaga

Where does the horseback riding take place in the Malaga area?

These rides start from the equestrian centre of Julia, just outside Velez-Malaga.

The 4 hour horse ride can take different paths, sometimes through river beds,

horse ride in Malaga province
horse ride in Malaga province

and will take you through tropical fruit fields (mango and avocado trees)

Balade à cheval dans les environs de Malaga

You will also sometimes pass by vineyards, and you can enjoy beautiful landscapes. Some of them with beautiful views of the sea.

Balade à cheval à Velez Malaga avec vue mer Ruta a caballo por la Costa del Sol

This horseback ride – the 4 hour one – will take you to the white village of Almachar, surrounded by vineyards!

Paseo caballo en Andalucia 7

This ride lasts 4 hours or 5 hours on horseback, not including the lunch break.

A few words about Julia, the centre’s manager, and her horses

Julia is a graduate of the BHS (British Horse Society). All of Julia’s horses are PRE (Pura Raza Española) or Spanish-Arabian.

Malaga paseo a caballo en Andalucia 2

The riding centre is approved by the Junta de Andalucía for active tourism/equestrian tourism.

Julia speaks Spanish, German and English and a little French.

Choosing a horse ride according to your level

The 4-hour horseback ride presented above is for experienced riders.

You need to know how to walk, trot and gallop safely.

The price is 75 euros for 4 hours. Lunch is not included.

It is sometimes possible to do 5 hour routes. This depends on the season and the weather.

The lunch break is on the road:

Balade à cheval en Andalousie pause déjeuner

1 and 2 hours horse riding

It is also possible to do shorter rides (1 hour: 20€ or 2 hours 38€) for less experienced riders.

The riding centre also offers riding lessons for adults and children.

A 45 minute lesson: 20€.

To book a horse ride in the province of Malaga, see below:

Please note: this route is no longer offered for the moment. However, in the following link you will find a horse riding centre near Malaga which offers a horse ride on the beach in Torremolinos.

Try the experience for few days : horse riding holidays

For nature and horse lovers, you’ll find here some experiences as horse riding holidays in Andalusia and ranch vacation.

Other ideas for activities on the coast between Malaga and Nerja

In the surrounding area, it is possible to find other very nice activities:

  • diving in Nerja and Torrox
  • guided tours (villages of Axarquia, Cordoba, Alhambra,…)
  • via ferrata (Caminito del Rey,…)
  • hiking (rio Chillar, El Saltillo with the suspension bridge,…)
  • canyoning (in the rio Verde,…)
  • astrotourism
  • snorkeling
  • visit of caves

Access with the following link to the activities between Malaga and Nerja. This link allows you to find all the details of each activity.

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