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Horse Riding

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Madeira offers great horse riding opportunities for both beginners and advanced riders. From levadas to laurel forest paths, from open field to country road riding, the options are many and always charming.

Nature Meetings has hand picked a few of the best horse riding experiences in Madeira so if that’s what you’re looking for, join us for the ride!

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Ride 1 – Levada da Serra

A calm and relaxed horse ride along the Levada da Serra do Faial, through the Laurissilva Forest. Can be enjoyed by riders of all leves of experience including begginers.

Prices & Conditions

Price: €80 per person
Experience: All levels
Duration: 1h30 (walking) or 1h (with trot and canter)

Ride 2

A long, more challenging, horse ride through various vistas (levada, forest, open field, top of mountains) with possibility of trotting and/or galloping (just for experienced riders).

Prices & Conditions

Price: €120 per person
Experience: All levels, although it can be physically demanding, as it is a long ride.
Duration: 3h00 (approximately)

Ride 3 – Pico do Suna

A horse ride that will take you up to 1200m, offering amazing views over the southeast side of the Island and Pico Ruivo (highest peak on Madeira). The trail has steep slopes that demand a good riding position, control of the horse and, sometimes, gallop is required.

Prices & Conditions

Price: €100 per person
Experience: Medium/Advanced
Duration: 1h30m (approximately)

Ride 4 – Penha D’Águia’s Viewpoint

An experience that offers breathtaking views over the northernmost and southernmost sides of the Island, as well its highest peaks. It is required riding experience, as it has steep slopes and gallop is sometimes necessary.

Prices & Conditions

Price: €100 per person
Experience: Medium/Advanced
Duration: 2h (approximately)

Ride 5 – Lamaceiros Trail

A calm and easy ride by a forest track, in the heart of Madeira’s Natural Park, that ends up in a beautiful view point over the northeast part of the island. Good for all levels of experience, including beginners.

Prices & Conditions

Price: €90 per person
Experience: All levels
Duration: 1h45m (approximately)

Ride 6 – Forest Trail

This trail will allow to discover Madeira’s beautiful nature. Riding by the “levada” and through Laurissilva forest, with views over southeastern and northeastern part of the Island. This trail ride is suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners. For the more experienced riders trot and canter can be available.

Prices & Conditions

Price: €120 per person
Experience: All levels
Duration: 2h30 (walking) or 2h (with trot and canter)

Pony Experience

A complementary service to the horse trail rides, particularly suitable for situations where children are unable to control their own horse. Grooming, riding and horse feeding are among the activities that are performed while parents enjoy their horse trail ride through the mountains.
Duration: Variable, dependent on the trail ride selected by parents
Experience: All levels
Price: €25

Picnic available

For all rides, there is an optional picnic available at € 30 per person.

Our prices include pickups between Funchal and Machico.

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