"Horseback riding holidays in Tuscany are the perfect solution for combining fun, contact with nature and history"
Horse riding holidays in Tuscany will give you the oppurtunity to explore the charm of this region on horseback crossing vast, unspoiled territory without restrictions. Riding through beautiful nature, lakes, villages, castles, palaces and archeological sites dating IX cent. B.C. Our guides will lead you on old trails used by the “Brigands” (outlaws) to escape from the law 200 years ago. Our lovely horses will be your companions establishing a joyful relationship with you.
Santa Cristina Castle is one of the most exclusive locations for those who are planning a horse riding holiday in Tuscany. Our is a quiet retreat in the heart of Italy at the crossroads of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. Here you can explore on horse, a land full of history and rich in natural beauties. The recently renovated ancient stone farmhouse just below the castle will be your home. Our horses are our partners and they have been selected for their attitude and breed. We have horses with very different personalities, and we do our best to choose the best horse for our guests according to their level. We have 21 horses at the moment that come from a wide range of breeds including: Italian Maremmano and Murgese, German, Dutch, French, Anglo Arab and cross breeds.
For those who want to improve their riding ability our instructors are here to help them. We have two sand arenas were our guests can have lessons and practice their skills. Santa Cristina Castle offers special intensive training programs with lessons in flatwork and showjumping. Our equestrian center is a perfect place for family holidays in Tuscany organizing also riding programs for children and summer camps (minimum age 5), with riding lessons, bareback riding, getting to know horses, and lots of fun. Come to Santa Cristina Castle and you will experience a memorable riding holiday.