“Classical Spanish Riding & Dressage Retreat”
ONE ON ONE experience with training & riding in Classical Spanish riding & Dressage combined with a week of vacation, treks, beach & sun!
2016, a magic year for “Kindred Spirits” as we welcome once again Javier Breton Perez, rider from the “Spanish Royal School of Equestrian Art” to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica!
Don’t miss this unique chance to further your equestrian knowledge with a true professional classical rider and trainer and enjoy the beauty and nature of Costa Rica.
Javier Breton Perez, trained in the Spanish School of Equestrian Arts, later in Portugal under the training of Olympic rider Nuno Palma, then on to California to work with the Joao de Oliveira son of Nuno Oliveira.
We invite you to enjoy this moment with us, to learn, watch, experience and participate in the Art of Horsemanship with an exceptional rider & trainer of Dressage horses and Spanish Alta Escuela.
2 full days of clinic with Javier Breton Perez. He will work with our horses,“Magnus” a Lusitano stallion, “Nahar” an Andalusian colt out of the famous “Yeguerito II” champion of Spain several times over, “Brego” an abused big Iberian gelding with his difficulites, “Shiloh” a Peruvian Paso, “Anya” a Paso Costariccense mare (gaited horse of Costa Rica) Greyjoy dapple grey Iberian gelding and Shad a lovely Arabian mare grandaughter to the famous Fadjur. Each one unique, with their different characters, gaits and conformations. For more photos of our horses look at their individual pages on our web site. Javier Breton will teach us and the horses. Learn from this exceptional professional rider from Spain. Each guest will be able to work with one of the horses under the guidance and expertise of Javier. It will heighten your experience of training with your own horse at home, and if you do not have your own horse, you will pass a moment that few people can even dream of.
Imagine Spanish Classical riding & dressage by the beach on the Caribbean!
Alta Escuela, Dressage, Doma Vaquera and Liberty Training. These are Javier Breton’s domains, that he masters with excellence.
This wonderful 2 Day clinic will be followed by treks on our horses along the wild tropical beaches and into the deep tropical jungle & rainforest. Imagine yourself on a lost island, as in the “Black Stallion” galloping free along these untouched beaches of the Caribbean. Magical moments never to be forgotten.
Hike in the National Park of Cahuita to see monkeys, sloths, parrots, toucans and snorkel on the coral reef with its multitude of colourful tropical fish and many different corals.
Trek up to the mountain rainforest waterfalls.
Ride deep into the jungle.
Lodging and gourmet meals at the “Magellan Inn” in Cahuita, Costa Rica
Combine 1 week of the pure beauty of Costa Rica with its abundant nature, plants and animals and treks on horseback with a 2 Day Equestrian clinic in Spanish Alta Escuela with Javier Breton.
Arrival at the “Magellan Inn” Relax , meeting time with the horses and other guests. Dinner at 7pm
Day 2 and 3
Spanish Classical Clinic with Javier Breton Perez. Watch, learn & experience how to train horses in Liberty, Spanish walk, Piaffe, Dressage & Doma Vaquera. On ground & mounted.
Work ground exercises for stretching such as the bow, piaffe, levade depending on where horse and rider are at.
Riding trek up into the rainforest with spectacular views to the ocean below.
Arriving at the waterfalls for a fresh swim and picnic under the tree canopy of the jungle. The sound of cicadas is heavy in the air mixing harmoniously with the running water and chatter of parrots.
Snorkelling on the coral reef of the National Park of Cahuita with its multitude of colourful tropical fish, barracuda, ray mantas, various types of coral, sea urchins and sea horses!
Riding trek to Rio Estrella, a wide river bed of birdlife, cayman and turtles, with a picnic and swim in the sea! Then our guide from the Indegenous Bribri tribe takes us on his little canoe boat for a tour of the river with its birds, turtles and sometimes hidden caymans.
Ride back along the pristine untouched beaches and turquoise Caribbean waters to our last evening’s dinner.
This morning after breakfast its off to the Sloth Sanctuary “Aviarios” This well known prestigous rescue center for sloths is one of the few in thw world. Students, bilogist, zoologists come from afar to learn from these amazing slow and gentle beings. They are rehabilitaded into the nature when they are ready, for those too old or too badly injured , they had a secure home for the rest of their lives.
Take the afternoon to enjoy the Caribbean beaches or go into the little laid back village of Cahuita for a fresh tropical smoothies and check out the artisanal shops.
7 nights 6 days, 2 days Spanish Classical training, 4 days of treks and tours. $2495 per person
Clinic, lodging, meals, treks, tours and Yoga included.
Beverages and transportation not included.
Transportation from and to airport not included but can be arranged.
Private single room $200 supplement.
For more information please contact us at email@example.com or telephone 506 88 58 1140