Henrique Abecasis Stud - Dressage clinics at the heart of Ribatejo

Henrique Abecasis Stud in Azambuja / Lisbon-Coast of Lisbon
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Are you looking to improve your riding skills? Book now you dressage clinic in amazing well trained lusitano horses.

Europe > Portugal > Lisbon-Coast of Lisbon > Azambuja

Ribatejo, on the countryside, is a privileged place for Puro-Sangue Lusitano horses and a land of beautiful landscapes and people with bullfighting traditions.
Costa Vicentina is on the coast bathed by the Atlantic Ocean. With a coastline well preserved, exposed or hidden among the rocks, there are dozens of beaches to discover across the natural reserve of Costa Vicentina
Map Lisbon-Coast of Lisbon

Additional information about the area

Excursions: Bullfights; Olive Oil Tasting; Wine Tasting; Visit to the studs; Visit to Sto. Humberto Equipage...
Traveling by car:
From Lisbon to the Stud, take the highway A1 that goes from Lisbon to Oporto. You shoud get out on the departure that says Aveiras. After you should pass through Aveiras de Cima, Aveiras de Baixo, and after Aveiras de Baixo you will find on your right side our stud. You can also use our GPS coordinators:
GPS: 39º6'10.05*N 8º51'33.96*W
Traveling by plane:
Lisbon Airport is at 40 minutes away and has several daily flights to all European capitals and several major cities in the USA. Most of our programmes and itineraries have pickup service at the airport included.
Pickup service is possible
Traveling by train:
Lisbon Oriente Train Station is at 30 minutes away from Azambuja Train Station and is possible to find trains every hour, during the day. From Azambuja Train Station to the Stud is 5 minutes away by taxi.
Traveling by boat/ferry:
Not possible.

nearby /
on the property

Wildlife Viewing

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Restaurants, National Historic Sites, Cinema, Shopping, Fitness Center , Biking, Mountain biking, Birding

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Theater, Galleries / Museum, Beach, Fishing, Diving, Golf course, Tennis court, Water skiing, Surfing, Canoeing / Kayaking, White-Water Rafting, Mountain climbing

Other types of leisure activities:

On the property you'll find big pastures with herds of horses and forest paths with mediterranean species and populated by several species of wild life.
Overall there are over 100 Lusitano horses on the property.
The main house is of traditional architecture of the mid XIX century very impressive.
Nearby you cross with vast vinyards and a traditional wine cellar in a beautiful landscape.

Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Breeding Company, Training Company, Riding Stable
Minimum age for guests:
age 16 & up

General description:

Are you looking to improve your riding skills? Book now you dressage clinic in amazing well trained lusitano horses.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding Hall-Indoor Arena
  • Riding facility
  • Horse Walker
  • Shower facilities for Horses
  • Gastronomy available
  • Riding area / bridle-path
  • Paddock - Pasture
  • Parking space for horse trailers
  • Tack room

Details of the Riding area

Indoor arena - 15x40m
Outdoor arena - 20x60m
Lunging ring - x20m
Plenty of routes to ride along the forest and fields with several miles.

More details of the property

Stables : 39 boxes, 2 toilets, 1 living room, 7 paddocks, 1 walker and equipment for maintenance.
The stud has over 90 horses in the fields, divided in big paddocks, with mares, foals and fillies.
What we have to offer
  • Bring Your Own Horse
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes

    Additional Animals on the property

    Over 110 horses in the facilities all Puro-Sangue Lusitano, including 35 stables horses, 30 mares, 14 horses in paddock for the equestrian tourism itineraries and foals and fillies.

    Other offers and explanations

    Clinics: Dressage clinics using Lusitano horses at high levels of training.
    Horses available in our riding program
    Number of Horses:
    in all >10 Horses are available.
    Kind of Horses:
    For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Horses height 148 cm & up, Gaited horses
    Riding (trained for / saddle):
    English / Classic, Iberian riding
    More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
    All horses used are trained in solid basis of basic dressage, able to be appreciated by both experienced and non-experienced riders.
    These horses are Lusitanos born and raised in the stud.
    Riding program
    • with horses for rent
    • also with your own horse
    • Dressage
    Minimum age for Trail Rides:
    age 16 & up
    Riding experience:
    Little experience required
    Demand on rider:
    little demands
    Big/Heavy Riders:
    max. 90 kg - 200 lbs
    Accommodations for guest horses
    Number of Guest Horses:
    in all 10 Guest Horses are welcome
    Distance to the Accommodation:
    ca. 3000 m from the property away
    Kind of accommodation:
    Indoor boxes - closed stable, Paddock box, Paddock - Pasture
    Other Details and Conditions for bringing your own Horse
    All horses must be identified and with influenza vaccinations in order.
    All good maintenance and caring of the horses and tack are assured, but we don't take responsibilitie on eventual accidents.
    Owners should bring their own equipment for both riders and horses.

    Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes

    Dressage clinics using Lusitano horses at high levels of training.

    General information of the Training:
    with the own Horse, Trained Horses available, Private Lessons, Group Instruction
    Riding Lessons for:
    For Beginners, For Advanced Riders
    Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
    age 10 & up
    Training qualifications:
    Trainers are qualified for teaching and have experience in competition.
    Riding Classes / Lessons
    English / Classic Riding, Dressage
    Special Classes
    Lessons are private and we offer clinics on dressage based on classical methods.
    Level of training may go from basic to advanced with horses with trainning accordingly.

    Rates and contact

    Rates of the accommodation

    Rates of the Horses for rent

    Rates for renting a Horse:
    Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
    Notes to the rental costs:
    Our services include all meals, guiding assistance, accomodations and activities.. We also guarantee insurance and specific tack.

    Rates Guest Horses

    Boarding fee:
    Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
    Notes about the cost:
    These costs include all services of maintenance of the stables, tack cleaning and horse well being.
    All prices are including VAT at current rates.
    Contact us for more informations.

    Rates Riding Classes

    Rates for riding lessons:
    Included in the Rates of the accommodation. Contact us for more informations.
    Henrique Abecasis Stud
    First name:
    Last name:
    + 351 263 418627
    Phone 2:
    + 351 962 513345

    You can contact us with the following languages:
    English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

    To contact us please send us an e-mail or a message through or website or facebook or contact us by phone.

    E-Mail address: Inquiry

    Company: Henrique Abecasis Stud
    Zip/Postal Code: 2050-041
    Street: Quinta do Pilar, Aveiras de Baixo
    Country: Portugal -- Lisbon-Coast of Lisbon -- Azambuja
    Phone: + 351 263 418627
    Phone 2: + 351 962 513345