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Spain’s Sevilla Ride

With the discovery of America in 1492, Seville became the arrival and departure point for every expedition to the newly discovered continent.  Amassing great wealth, palaces were built, new industries were created  –  all financed by American gold. Riding on the pilgrimage roads to El Rocío, named the International village of the horse, and by […]

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A spectacular ride on the coast with steep cliffs, hidden coves and lovely beaches – every day this trail leads you through rugged and legendary Costa Brava. The gilded age of piracy along the Costa Brava was between the 14th and 17th centuries. One of the most notorious pirates was Barbarossa Khair ad Din (red […]

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Follow in the paths the herdsmen created hundreds of years ago and still use today –  the so called “Camino Real”.  Winding through the north eastern part of Catalonia, in summer these paths make their way up towards the Pyrenees, where the herds graze after wintering in the mild coastal areas. The round, polished, soft, high […]

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Our “Trail of Bandits” is based on the biography of the famous “bandolero” Joan Sala Serrallonga, the Catalonian Robin Hood who wandered around the mountains of Guilleries and Garrotxa during the 17th century. The vast pathless area of woodland offered good hiding places to outlaws. Canyons, table mountains and volcanoes rise up in this wild […]

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New Year

This New Year’s Eve, toast all of your friends back home from horseback in Spanish countryside. Located in the Cabo de Gata Natural Park in southeastern Andalusia – you will enjoy the New Year in an amazing way. The area of Analusia is the most sunny in Europe, and the perfect place for a great […]

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