Sierra Nevada - Spain

Contraviesa Ride

5 star rating   13 April 2024

Rikke (this is their first In The Saddle holiday) It was just as good as I remembered it

The Riding

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The Accommodation

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Dallas makes great picnics! It's super delicious! It would have been good to have a Coke for Selma at lunch - but I wasn't asked about it either, so it could easily have been done!
The salads at the hotels were really delicious! In Berchules, the food wasn't that great - but I guess we all agreed on that! Good thing we didn't have to be there for two days, as the program otherwise wrote (Dallas had forgotten to change it!)

Before Your Holiday

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We were too stupid to find the right meeting place!! But caught hold of Jeanette and found the others slightly delayed.

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Selma was happy with Tello. But in retrospect, she probably should have had Garbancito. Tello had to be driven in walk, which is the only thing Selma is not super good at - driving the horses forward. That is also why I wrote that she should have a self-going horse. But we probably slightly misunderstood how little/much was needed to keep Garbancito back at a canter. Selma could easily have managed that, we could see after we set off.
Cheers to Dallas - we loved the trip!