The Spanish have as great a love affair with horses as
the British, particularly in rural areas where the horse has always been
part of the way of life. The are many riding centres and we are in the
process of making arrangements with one nearby. Look for adverts in the
English language newspapers or enquire at "The Sandwich Bar"
down the hill from the house. Here's a list of some around the Malaga
A small and friendly family run riding school in Churriana (back towards
the airport) where the emphasis is on safety and fun. Tel: 952 96 05 43.
Aptdo 20, Gaucin 29480, Malaga. Tel: 952 15 12 00. This sounds expensive
but probably worth it if you like doing this sort of thing - organised
excursions through orchard groves to campo and beyond with Briton Diana
Paget and her mother, also famous for their superb home cooking on their
terrace overlooking valley. Prices on request.
de Arte Ecuestre Costa Del Sol
Based in Estepona, this is one of the best equestrian centres in Spain and
has extensive facilities. BHS and ABRS approved training and examination
centre. Escuela de Arte Ecuestre Costa Del Sol, Estepona, Malaga Tel. 952
Valderrama Equestrian Centre
In the hills just above Sotogrande, professional tuition in dressage,
jumping and competition preparation. Lessons from beginners upwards with
BHSAI and escorted hacks in delightful countryside. Livery service