Situated in Andalucia, South of Spain, an area famed for its wonderful climate, cultural diversity and rich history, Hacienda Dos Olivos is in a prime base from which you have the freedom to explore the beautiful sights, exciting attractions and events, and take part in some of the numerous leisure activities available in the area, as well as clinics and workshops at Dos Olivos itself.
You can enjoy the warmth, comfort and tranquility of the secluded Dos Olivos country house.
Traditional home cooked Andalusian cuisine is prepared for you by their Spanish cook with local produce, regional and Moorish flavours.
Tuition and training is provided in Classical Equitation for those seeking a higher level of understanding with calm, humility and willingness to learn from the horse. Riding our talented and expressive Spanish stallions under the watchful eye of an experienced instructor will allow you to discover the joy of a mutual dialogue between horse and rider.
There is no greater joy than working a horse according to the true equestrian principles and approaches.
Treat yourself to developing your skills in the practical and theoretical aspects of Classical Riding.
Through our student programme you gain valuable, practical and theoretical knowledge of horsemanship.
Their Andalusian horses are each at various levels of dressage, from youngsters currently being backed, to senior schoolmasters. Refining the natural talents of their horses through years of classical schooling provides you with horses which never fail to give invaluable lessons in sensitivity, communication and understanding; lessons which bring joy to the rider as the benefits of their improved feel for the horse become obvious.
The horses are mainly stallions, as is the custom in the Iberian Peninsula. Their temperament is exceptional, with great docility, tolerance and even a sense of humour!
Did you know that Spanish horses are known by several names; the Andalusian horse, Spanish Andalusian, Spanish horse, PRE horse, or historically as Baroque horses. His name in Spanish is Pura Raza Española (PRE).