Along with the pristine landscape and lush gardens that Umalas has to offer, it also offers horseback riding that is perfect for any family outing. After a few long days of sightseeing, it may be really refreshing to trek deep into the heart of this island oasis while on the back of a horse. Many equestrian centers are “family” oriented and have great group discounts so it is also affordable. Also, keep in mind that all horses are professional trained so you can be assured that you and your family will be safe.
A Child’s Paradise
Many horseback riding locations offer dressage and jumping shows that will definitely keep your children entertained. They will surely be in awe as they watch trainers and their horses ride through the obstacle course and land various jumps. Additionally, some centers will also provide pony rides, for as low at $7, to young children who may not be tall enough to ride a horse.
Exclusive Tours, Lessons & general price information
The Umalas Stables offers a variety of lessons for riders of all backgrounds. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran, the will enroll you in the lessons best suited to your needs. If this is your first time riding a horse, rest assured you will learn to ride at a slow pace in which a trainer will walk alongside the course to make sure you are comfortable. Beginner lessons are typically $30 and this is a bargain considering you would pay at least double to learn in the states.
Umalas Stables offers a variety of packages, their most popular being rice field and beach tours. Adults and children who are permitted to ride can enjoy a nice scenic ride starting as low as $25 for a 3.5 hour ride. All packages come with your very own tour guide so it is well worth the price.
Stables such as Umalas also offer playgrounds for children, fine dining restaurants, and even swimming pools in addition to their well-maintained stables and horses. Therefore it is possible to enjoy many activities in just one location and spend a whole day at a stable.