The holiday island of Cyprus with its enviable location and climate and scenery is a great place for horse riding and there are a number of different places to choose from..
In Paphos there are a number of companies offering horse riding, Ride in Cyprus, has a beautiful wooden stables that overlooks the Paphos forest. The riding routes offered by the company are varied, from mountain paths, through traditional villages and horse riding through gorges.
The Ride In Cyprus team are professional and have a small herd of well looked after horses. Sunset brandy sour rides prove popular, and you can choose a variety of horse trek lengths from one hour upwards.
Also located in Paphos is Geroge’s Ranch which is located close to the resort of Coral Bay , Paphos. The ranch has extensive stables which are located close to the Peyia sea caves, allowing for some stunning coastal treks.
Towards Limassol, Moutagiaka Ranch is located close to the Fasouri plantations. Trial rides start at low prices. Once again there is a professional team, and well looked after horses. A range of horse riding is on offer, from an in hand to forest hacking.
Lastly there is Santa Marina retreat, is located close to the village of Parekklisia. The Santa Marina retreat offers horse riding for those of all ages and abilities.
Rides range from basic around the stables for beginners, to treks though the mountainous foot hills rustic Cypriot villages for more advanced riders.
Horse riding, a great activity to try whilst on your Cyprus holiday.
Some of the stables and riding centres features have outback and rides - where you get to experience Cyprus’s spectacular view from horse back.
Some stables offer horse riding on the beach - feel like you are in the movies
Just off Limassol seafront is Limassol Zoo, right next to the town’s municipal gardens.
Limassol Zoo , is smaller than its equivalent in Paphos - but over recent years has undergone redevelopment - and still worth a wonder around.
To enjoy Cyprus on horseback you need to get there first! So why not start of by searching for flights to Larnaca or Paphos
If you love everyting equine in Cyprus - why not read about the Cyprus Donkey Sanctuary and the work it does
This Cyprus Horse riding video shows the quality of the stables and horses and some of the amazing scenery to be enjoyed.