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Riding lesson in Madesimo

Riding lesson in Madesimo

1 hour


Very flexible

From 1 to 3


  • Get in the saddle for the first time with a riding lesson in the mountains of Madesimo
  • Learn to give commands to the horse and get in tune with this magnificent animal
  • Improve your technique in the company of an equestrian guide and take a horseback ride in the field
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Full description

Learn to ride in the enchanting setting of the mountains of Madesimo, in the province of Sondrio.

This 1-hour riding lesson will enable you to learn the basics of riding and familiarise yourself with your horse, all under the watchful eye of an equestrian guide who will follow your every step.

After gaining confidence in the saddle, you will take a short ride in the field to test your skills. It will be a unique thrill!

What we will do

We will meet in Madesimo (SO), at our riding school over 1,700 metres above sea level. As an equestrian guide, I will welcome you to our facility and accompany you to get to know the horse chosen for the lesson.

Once you have put on your helmet and familiarised yourself with the equipment, we will focus on getting you into the saddle. I will show you how to hold a correct body position, which is essential for effective communication with the horse.

Before embarking on a short ride in the field, I will lead you through a series of exercises to improve control of your steed. You will learn how to give commands, stop and start with confidence and precision. All this while getting deeply in tune with the horse and breathing in the fresh mountain air for a deeply rejuvenating experience.

Once you feel comfortable in the saddle, we'll take a tour of the riding arena to put what you've learned into practice.

The lesson will last 1 hour in total.

Who it is aimed at

The activity is suitable for everyone, from the age of 8 and upwards and a maximum weight of 95 kg.

Minors must be accompanied by a parent up to the age of 11. From the age of 12 and up, they can participate on their own with a signed release form.

The class is suitable for beginners, but can also be adapted for experts who wish to improve their technique.

Other information

The lesson is available from mid-June to mid-September.

Saddles for American riding are available.

Recommended clothing

  • Sportswear
  • Hiking shoes
  • Long trousers

Don't forget to bring


What is included

  • Equestrian guide
  • Helmet
  • Back protector
  • Insurance

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Madesimo, Sondrio

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is very flexible. You get a full refund if you cancel within 0 days from the activity start date. Within 0 and 0 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What payment methods do you accept?

On Freedome, you can pay with any rechargeable credit card or prepaid card (including Postepay) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB networks. We also accept debit cards enabled for online payments. You can also use the digital wallets Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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