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Cortijo Las Minas

#2 of 14 things to do in Archidona Features Animals
Diseminado Salinas, 29315 Archidona, Spain
+34 952 75 60 37
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2 hours of pure joy

Do not miss it if you are fond of the horses! The best horse riding experience ever, the owner of... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Татьяна В
Moscow, Russia
via mobile
Riding Heaven!

What an absolute joy for anyone who loves horse riding. Cannot recommend Dorcas and the team... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
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Welcome to Cortijo Las Minas, a small, friendly, family run equestrian centre located in the heart of Andalusia, Spain.We are surrounded by mountains and fabulous landscapes in superb riding country. You can go hacking or trail riding, take part in a wide range of equestrian activities, riding holidays, riding lessons and much more at our equestrian centre.Our equestrian centre is situated in the village of Salinas, Malaga, easily reached from Malaga city, Archidona, Antequera, Iznajar, Rute, Cordoba, Loja, Granada and Seville. An ideal location in the centre of Andalusia, Spain, just 1 hour's drive from the best beaches on the Costa del Sol.We offer all types of horse riding and equestrian activities from riding holidays, individually tailored horse riding packages, trail riding or hacking by the day or by the hour, riding lessons, courses and workshops in equitation management.The packages and programmes run by Cortijo Las Minas Equestrian Centre are designed for both individuals and groups. You can take all your family riding or give the kids a special surprise by organizing children's pony rides with the assurance of total safety.Within the wide range of horse riding activities which we offer at Cortijo Las Minas Equestrian Centre you will also be able to find summer camps, excursions for school or youth groups and training courses, also riding for the disabled - equine therapy.You will find magnificent hotels and rural guest houses very close to our equestrian centre finding stylish and comfortable accommodation for all tastes, to make a perfect holiday.Come and visit us at Cortijo Las Minas Equestrian Centre and enjoy a different holiday. A naturally revitalizing mixture of Rural Tourism with horse riding activities made to measure.
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Diseminado Salinas, 29315 Archidona, Spain
+34 952 75 60 37
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Do not miss it if you are fond of the horses! The best horse riding experience ever, the owner of the stables Dorcas was so nice, patient and helpful, she noticed all my changes and requirements. It was the great riding on the horses among...More

Thank Татьяна В
Reviewed 22 February 2017

What an absolute joy for anyone who loves horse riding. Cannot recommend Dorcas and the team highly enough. Two blissful half-day rides, each completely different. As we were both experienced riders, Dorcas amended the rides to ensure we had plenty of fun and you just...More

Thank MollsMum
Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you like the varied Andalusian countryside this is a must for you. Take a ride from Cortijo Las Minas and meander through olive groves, trot along shady valleys, canter across stubble fields and see spectacular scenery including the secret lakes of Salinas. No bridleways...More

Thank Emily_Knudsen
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Together with our kids we wanted to have a special activity, due to our friends we went to the equestrian centre of Mrs. Dorcas. We didn't got any experiance but Mrs. Dorcas and her horses gave all four of us a good feeling. We had...More

Thank 544gunthers
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Dorcas, who is fluent in both Spanish and English, runs a wonderful Equestrian centre in Salinas near Iznajar and Archidona. Catering for all ages (I have observed her teaching tiny children and adult beginners) I was treated to exhilarating rides through the most beautiful unspoilt...More

Thank Upperlongbottom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I took a 5 day riding course at Cortijo Las Minas in March, as part of my holiday. Dorcas, who runs the stables, is a kind, calm and insightful instructor who takes a genuine interest in helping you improve and develop your skills as a...More

Thank gemlefab
DorcasPollok, Propietario at Cortijo Las Minas, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Thank you for your lovely comments I hope your time spent here will be helpful to you for your future riding adventures, have fun in Iceland!

Reviewed 4 January 2016

My girlfriend and I recently visited Cortijo Las Minas, dividing the time between lessons in the arena and hacking. Dorcas was fantastic and I especially loved her approach to learning about the horses and cleaning and tacking them, rather than just turning up and hopping...More

Thank Bevcmutha
Reviewed 23 August 2015

A big thank you to Dorcas and our 2 beautiful horses for a wonderful morning hack in the Archidona hills. As two inexperienced riders Dorcas made us feel at ease, explaining the temperament of each horse and how to handle them. We could go at...More

Thank dazbear
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We always have a hack when on holiday and I must say that this one has been the most enjoyable. The route is perfect through the olive groves with no traffic and space for a few nice canters. The horse are well behaved but with...More

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 3 May 2015

My husband and I have just returned from a four day stay in Archidona. Whilst we were there, we took the opportunity to book a half day trek at Cortijo Las Minas - what a wonderful experience! I am an experienced rider, my husband is...More

Thank StuartandLaura_2011
DorcasPollok, Propietario at Cortijo Las Minas, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2015

Thank you Laura and Stuart for your comments, I very much enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again another time.

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