Ride Overview - Dressage Clinic With Olympic Silver Medalist, Rafael Soto
A rare dressage riding clinic with Rafael Soto in Spain! You will spend time with not only one of the world’s best dressage riders but also a gifted teacher. You will ride at a lovely 16th-century Hacienda near Seville. Your skills will be honed from group lessons and lungeing sessions with chief instructor Catalina Garcia Dow, BHSII, ABRSTC. You will then be prepared to work with Raphael privately at the end of the week. In addition, you will visit the Royal Spanish Riding School in Jerez and enjoy a dinner featuring a flamenco dancer. Other horsemanship holidays: SPANISH DRESSAGE AND SIESTA RIDING IN SPAIN
“Now that I have returned from the clinic, I have notice that my horses are happier than ever with my riding. I am full of new inspiration along with an enhanced appreciation for the Art of Classical Dressage.” K.Y. Virginia
Ride Itinerary - Dressage Clinic With Olympic Silver Medalist, Rafael Soto
This is a seven nights, six day’s riding programme.Commencing Sunday after 4.00 P.M. and ending Sunday before 11.00 A.M.
The training consists of:
2 lunging sessions to improve classical seat
6 group lessons with our resident instructors
These lessons will determine the level and most suitable mount for maximum benefit during the 4 x 45 minute private sessions with Rafael Soto. Participants will also have the privilege of observing the lessons of the other riders.
Visit to the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art at Jerez de la Frontera.
Flamenco Show and dinner in Seville.
Conference with Rafael and staff, where progress will be discussed and all participants will be presented with a Diploma.
Ride Details - Dressage Clinic With Olympic Silver Medalist, Rafael Soto
Dates: February 14th – 21st, March 7th – 14th, November 7th – 14th, December 5th – 12th
Best months to ride: Northern Spain’s peak season is July and August. Central region: October – May. Southern: late spring – early autumn. Winter riding can be enjoy in the Andalusia because of the desert like climate.
Length of ride: 7 days
Meeting point: Seville, Malaga or Jerez airport
Ability level: Intermediate
Horse: Andalusians and Andalusian crosses
Group size: 2 – 5
Non-riding activity: flamenco dancer show, Royal Spanish Riding School tour, Andalusian Stallion performance
Hotel/s: Spanish Hacienda
Price per person: $3,025.00 per person, double occupancy $320 single supplement
Non-Riders welcome, please contact for pricing
*Prices are based on USD/EURO exchange rate and will be fixed on the date of your final payment.
Includes: 7 nights accommodations, all breakfasts and dinners, 6 hours group lessons, 3 lunging sessions, 4 – 45 minute private riding lessons
Not included: airfare, airport transfers, train transfers ( 60 euros round trip), transfer from hotel to stable( 20 euros round trip), lunches (30 euros per lunch), Royal Spanish Riding School tour (27 euros) and flamenco dancer show (37 euros), round trip to Seville on final night (50 euros) .
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Dressage Clinic With Olympic Silver Medalist, Rafael Soto