Horse Riding Tour

Come and enjoy Holland’s beautiful nature from horseback!

Our stables are all less than an hour’s drive from Amsterdam. This amazing trail ride takes you through the forest of the Veluwe or the beautiful dunes in North Holland. Our horses love these outings as much as we do! With rides available for every level, anyone can experience this magical activity!

Itinerary

We will pick you up in Amsterdam and will drive you to the stables. After meeting the horses and your guide, we will tack up together and we will fit you with a helmet and half chaps. In a small group we will ride through the dunes on the Dutch coast or the beautiful forests of the Veluwe. For very experienced riders we offer to include a nice gallop on the beach! The ride typically lasts 1,5 – 2,5 hours, depending on the weather and riding level of the people in your group. Coffee, tea and a snack after your ride are included with your booking. The time of the ride depends on the availability of the stable!

We offer 50% discounts for self drive tours! (so excluding transport from Amsterdam)

Good to know before you book

We ride year-round and this tour can be booked up to 72 hours in advance. Kids should be at least 12 years old and all riders should be under 100 kg / 220 lbs. Make sure you bring suitable breeches/riding pants and closed shoes (preferably with a heel). Jeans will often give a nasty rub! We will provide a safety helmet and half chaps. Due to the nature of this activity we do require that you sign a release prior to the ride.

Included in this tour:

  • Transfers from Amsterdam to the stables
  • A trail ride in the  forest/dunes
  • Coffee/tea and a snack
  • Use of safety helmet and half chaps

From € 155,-

Three different levels

We ask you to contact us if you want to make a booking: sarah@dutch-tours.com or +31621816480 (call / whatsapp), to check availability. Please describe your experience level as accurately as possible. 

For beginners we offer a 1 – 1,5 hours long hack through the dunes or forest at a walk. No previous experience needed! The guide is experienced, and the horses are calm, providing a relaxing atmosphere to try this activity!

Our second ride is for intermediate riders. All participants must be able to post at the trot and be comfortable cantering. This (2 hour) ride will take you in walk, trot and canter.  Although the ride is not difficult at all, this is not a hack for beginner riders.

Our last ride is for very experienced riders only, as we will add a full gallop! So, are you an accomplished equestrian, looking for a nice long and exciting ride through the dunes or forest? Then this is your ride!

A mixed group?

If you have different levels in your party, you will ride together in the least advanced group. The difficulty of each ride will be adjusted to the least experienced rider in the group. All intermediate and experienced riders will be asked to demonstrate their skills in the arena prior to the ride.

Book our horse riding tour from € 155,-

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Testimonials

    star rating  I cannot recommend this tour enough. Eva is an amazing guide that is really passionate about it. The tour had 3 stops: seal trip, the big dam in the north... read more

    gabrielaroundthworld
    10/18/2021

    star rating  It was a GREAT tour. Our guide Eva not only drove us to the seal tours (where we saw around 30 seals in the wild), but also showed us around... read more

    Reyestitas
    10/17/2021

    star rating  I really liked the tour a guide approach and the service:
    - she offered us another jackets that she take with her in case it would be cold
    - we... read more

    petram295
    8/19/2021
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