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Horse Riding in italy

Horse Riding Holidays in Tuscany

Enjoy a fantastic horseback riding holiday in Italy. The equestrian center is located just north of Lake Bolsena between Lazio, Umbria and Tuscany.

In particular, the castle is in the center of one of the least inhabited areas in Italy, an ideal place for fantastic horseback riding excursions in the unspoiled Tuscan countryside. Lakes, castles and Renaissance palaces complete the frame that surrounds the walks with our horse friends. The center also has two stables for flat work and show jumping.

We organize 7 days horse riding holidays, 4 days horse riding holiday, beginners programs, intense programs and jumping lessons.

Choose your preferred programme and book one of the best riding holidays in Tuscany!

Horses at Santa Cristina Castle

At Santa Cristina Castle, you will experience a fantastic horse riding holiday in Italy where you will develop a special bond with your horse. The horses have been carefully selected according to their attitude and breed to match your different levels. Santa Cristina Castle has 20 horses at the moment that come from a wide range of breeds including Italian Maremmano and Murgese, German, Dutch, French, Anglo Arab, and crossbreeds.

They are the most important partners that Santa Cristina Castle takes a lot of pride in. Most of the year, they live happily in the large paddocks, thanks to reasonably mild weather and to the size of the castle estate. Also, constant training and experience for the horses are ongoing throughout the year.

Horse riding facilities at Santa Cristina Castle

Paddocks & Boxes

Santa Cristina Castle’s horses live outside in the large paddocks with shelters that surround the castle. Above the tennis court, they have a stables area with boxes and comfortable shelter when the weather is bad or the horses are ill and need to recover. Around the castle, there are 100 hectares of green, sheltered fields where the horses are left free to graze. They definitely lead a good life.

Tack Room

The tack room is full of riding equipment, all-English tack for the horses. Helmets and body protectors of different sizes are available for your safe ride. Some boots of different sizes are provided but if you have your own boots and helmets, it is advisable to bring your own. please note that all guests riding at Santa Cristina Castle must wear a helmet.