Great Destinations for Horse Riding in the Caribbean

Horse Riding Dominican RepublicForeign retreats and incentive trips are a great opportunity for teams to move beyond their zone of comfort and try something new.

Fortunately, the Caribbean offers main opportunities to do just that. In fact, whether the members of your group are experienced riders or novices who wants to try horse riding for the fist time, Caribbean destinations have much to offer.

 

Dominican Republic

Casa de Campo

Polo with Nacho FiguerasLocated in Punta Cana, Casa Campo is an ultimate equestrian resort. It offers opportunities for trail riding, riding lessons and polo lessons.

Time your trip right and your group can event enjoy the thrill of world-class polo with a top player like Nacho Figueras.

 

Barbados

At Ocean Echo Stables in Newcastles, guests can select from beach rides, countryside rides, full moon rides, and a heritage ride on horseback.

Barbados Polo Club has playing fields at Apes Hill, Holders, Waterhall-and Clifton.

 

Turks and Caicos

Provo Ponies

Located in Providenciales, Provo Ponies gives visitors the opportunity for trail rides and ride along Long Bay, a secluded 4-mile beach.

 

Jamaica

Jamaica has a number of equestrian facilities as well as resorts where horse riding is available on property.

Half Moon Resort

In Montego Bay, a short ride from the airport, Half Moon resort has equestrian facilities and opportunities for trail rides and beach rides where guests can swim their horses. English riding lessons and polo lessons are also available.

Braco Stables

In Falmouth, the parish in which Usain Bolt was born and raised, Braco Stables operates out of an 18th-century sugar estate. Bryan Castle, which adjoins the estate, was once the great house. A number of horseback ride and swim programs are offered at Braco. Children are welcome.

This video features the horse riding and also shows the other adventures that are available at Braco Stables.

Check out exquisite photos or Braco Estates by photographer Manuela Stefan

I had previously profiled Hooves at Seville Estate where beach and mountain rides are available. 

Polo is available at Drax Hall and Chukka Cove. 

Photo Credits: Anne Thornley-Brown, Caribbean Event Planning

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