The Andalusian horse is a breed of Spanish horse from Andalusia (Spanish Purebred), a Baroque horse which is one of the oldest breeds of horse in the world. If you love horses, their beauty and their elegance, Malaga and its Costa del Sol offer you a wide range of options to learn the wonderful art of horse-riding and to enjoy a unique experience on the back of a spectacular species, as the Andalusian horse is easy to ride.
Equestrian Art and Riding Schools in Malaga
There are two references in the province of Malaga to learn to ride: the Escuela de Equitación de la Real Maestranza de Caballería in Ronda, the oldest in Spain, and the Escuela de Arte Ecuestre Costa del Sol, one of the most renowned equestrian centres in Spain. If you visit Ronda and Estepona, you must visit these two schools.
Equestrian Shows in Malaga
Throughout the province of Malaga, you will find numerous centres to enjoy horse-riding classes and a true equestrian show, in which the Andalusian horse can show off its beauty and noble character.
We invite you to enjoy a unique show, based on the rhythm, discipline, music and beauty of Rhythm on Horse at El Ranchito Riding Centre; as well as the show at El Cartujano Riding School, which offers an event filled with magic under the name Andalusia is my Land.
Estates for Events
If you want to hold an event with a true Andalusian flavour, Malaga boasts many estates or country houses where you can enjoy equestrian and bullfighting exhibitions that won’t leave you feeling indifferent.
Hacienda la Esperanza, Finca Los Ortejones or Cortijo las Minas are some examples of places offering such events.
Reservatauro in Ronda is a true Natural Park. The wooded meadow is populated with centenary holm oaks and is also the backdrop for breeding bulls, the bravest and noblest of its inhabitants. Visitors can also discover the breeding of the Spanish Purebred horse.
The wide range of active tourism companies in the region organises horse-riding excursions and unique experiences to visit the beauty spots of the province of Malaga mounted on an Andalusian horse.