Sierra Nevada - Spain

Sulayr Ride

5 star rating   5 October 2022

Jane who has been on 3 In The Saddle rides. Memorable and great fun | As anticipated this ride was slow due to the terrain with quite a lot of on foot walking where terrain very steep.However some cantering days 2 and 3 and well worth the ride to cross the high Sierra Nevada. Horses sure footed , picnics delicious , views amazing and you really were off the beaten tracks. We keep talking about our Spanish adventure. We loved being in the mountains and the two villages, Bubion and Trevelez, were fascinating.The horses were well schooled so could relax and enjoy the countryside eg picked their way over rough terrain, you just gave them a long rein, in canter went into a rhythm and did not pull so can just sit still with light contact, when leading they walked behind and did not tread on you !

The Riding

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How would you rate the variety of riding, pace or terrain?
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How would you rate the overall standard of the horses, tack and stables?
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The Accommodation

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Worth taking swimmers to use little pool at Trevelez

Portions very generous, you may wish to share !

In Bubion worth walking down to church square one evening for drinks and tapas

Before Your Holiday

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Plan and prepare for your holiday?
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Feel comfortable about your transfers and what to expect?
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All good. Stress need boots that are also good for walking as some steep paths to negotiate on foot with slippery loose stones.Also I took a seat saver as although saddles were good quality you are riding for longer hours than usual so some people may find this a help.

How could we improve the way we handled your booking and payment?

All fine

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This short break exceeded expectations in terms of quality of horses, drama of scenery throughout and comfortable rooms with great restaurants to eat in.
[Becky from In The Saddle replies: Thank you so much for your feedback and it's great to hear how much you enjoyed riding with Dallas and her horses.]