Rutas Ecuestres Extremadura is an equestrian tourism company We place great emphasis on professionalism and expertise. Our team consists of four dedicated individuals, all with extensive experience in the world of horse riding and event organization. As certified guides by both the Royal Spanish Equestrian Federation (RFHE) and the World Equestrian Tourism Organization (OMTE), we assure you of the highest standards in safety, care, and knowledge.
Nestled in one of Spain's best-kept secrets, "La Sierra De Gata", we invite you to discover the hidden beauty of this enchanting region. The unexplored landscapes and captivating charm make it an ideal destination for horse riding enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
With our combined passion for horse riding and event planning, we take pride in creating exceptional and tailor-made horse riding routes that cater to your preferences and interests. Whether you are an experienced rider seeking an exhilarating adventure or a novice looking for a gentle introduction to horse riding, we have the perfect route for you.
Join us for an unforgettable journey through the picturesque countryside, where you will experience the thrill of horseback riding while immersing yourself in the tranquility of nature. Let us be your guides, and together, we will create memories that will last a lifetime.
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Our Facility - Distinctive and Inclusive
A few kilometres from Portugal into the Sierra de Gata cultural park, one of Spain's wildest and least populated areas and one of the richest in terms of fauna and recognized human heritage by Unesco.
With accommodation in “Posadas Ecuestres” within a private estate of more than 90 hectares in size and dedicated exclusively to the care and breeding of horses.
Our very special estate is thoughtfully designed to cater to the needs of both riders and horses alike, taking you on a journey through the most enchanting and secluded corners of this region. Here, amidst herds of cows and occasional encounters with wild horses, you'll witness vultures gracefully circling in the sky, eagles soaring high, and pink cranes serenading at the lake as the sun sets. Riding with horses in Extremadura feels like stepping into a dream come true.
With over 30 customized routes for riders of all levels, we ensure that the experience you get from our trails is unlike any other.
Our horses roam freely in vast meadows on the estate. Treated with utmost respect and care, they are completely adapted to the environment and move with ease in any situation. These docile, strong, and cooperative horses are ready to accompany you on unforgettable journeys.
With a renowned reputation in the world of dressage and a deep understanding of rural areas and the region of Extremadura, Rafael Alcocer brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every equestrian adventure. Rafael's passion for horses and his extensive experience in the equestrian world make him the perfect companion for your journey. As a seasoned rider, he will guide you through the most picturesque trails and unveil the hidden treasures of the Sierra de Gata and beyond.
Accompanying Rafael is another skilled guide, ensuring that your equestrian experience is seamless and unforgettable. With both guides by your side, you will have personalized attention, receiving tips and insights to enhance your riding skills and connect deeply with the surrounding nature.
Connect With Nature
Sierra de Gata - Nature's Canvas
The Sierra de Gata offers a wealth of main attractions, each showcasing its extraordinary landscape value. The region's admirable mountainous areas intersect through an extensive network of trails, making it a paradise for nature lovers and hikers.
One of the standout features of Sierra de Gata is its meadows adorned with majestic holm oaks and cork oaks, creating a captivating and serene environment. These lush forests provide a perfect backdrop for picturesque walks and leisurely strolls. Water is also a significant element in this region, with pristine rivers and streams flowing through the landscape. The sound of running water adds to the tranquility and serenity of the area, making it an idyllic spot for relaxation and rejuvenation.
The cultural heritage of Sierra de Gata is equally remarkable, with a rich history reflected in its crafts, monuments, and traditions. The local craftsmanship preserves centuries-old techniques, and visitors can explore and purchase unique artisanal products. Monuments and historical sites dot the landscape, serving as windows to the past and providing insights into the region's captivating history. The fusion of traditional and historical elements creates a charming blend of old-world charm and natural beauty.
The Sierra de Gata region is a study in contrasts, offering diverse experiences for every visitor. From tranquil meadows to rugged mountain trails, from historic landmarks to vibrant local crafts, every corner of this region has something unique to offer. It's a place where nature and culture intertwine, creating an unforgettable destination for those seeking an authentic and enriching experience.