Quinta da Marchanta offers a range of riding lessons to suit all riders. We are the home of trainer Gabriela Harnischfeger and her well-schooled Lusitano Horses. Gabriela has been teaching for 25 years and uses a holistic approach to achieve good body balance, strength, and fitness.

Lessons are available in English and German and can include refined classical dressage at all levels, lessons on the lunge, working equitation and jumping for beginners, and long lining. Side-saddle lessons are also available for more experienced riders.

As a World Champion Triathlete and trainer Gabriela also offers lessons in Aquagym, Aquafitness, and Swimming for beginners to advanced.

Let us help you make a programme to suit your needs and inspire you on your riding journey.

To discuss your requirements in Portuguese or English, please use the Riding Contact Form below or Telephone if you prefer +351 917 204 758

Riding Packages

When booking a riding Package of at least 3 nights’ accommodation, and riding once or twice a day, discounted rates apply.

Please use the Riding Holiday Enquiry Form to request your own customised riding package or call +351 917204758 directly.

Riding Holiday Enquiry