Henrique Abecasis Stud - Equestrian Tourism in the Heart of Portugal near by Lisbon & Costa Vicenta

Henrique Abecasis Stud in Azambuja / Lisbon-Coast of Lisbon
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The rural Ribatejo, near by Lisbon and Costa Vicentina, in the atlantic coast, are lands that you will like to discover…while riding a Lusitano Horse.

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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.
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, Breeding Company, Training Company, Riding Stable
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
age 12 & up

General description:

The rural Ribatejo, near by Lisbon and Costa Vicentina, in the atlantic coast, are lands that you will like to discover…while riding a Lusitano Horse.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding Hall-Indoor Arena
  • Riding facility
  • Horse Walker
  • Shower facilities for Horses
  • Sea / River / Ocean 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
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Honeymoon Packages
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Hunting
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Evening program
  • Barbecues

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

Equestrian itineraries: Including themes such as gastronomy and culture, wild life and nature, hunting, sun and beaches.
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, For guided Trail Rides
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
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Weekend Rides
  • Short Week 3-5 days
  • 5-8 days
  • Horse Trekking with different Stations
  • Horse Trekking with solid Station
  • Riding on the beach / by the sea
  • Dressage
  • Riding to Hunt
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
age 12 & up
Riding experience:
Little experience required
Demand on rider:
little demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 90 kg - 200 lbs
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
The Henrique Abecasis Stud offers the excellence in the socio-cultural and natural Portuguese heritage, with proposals that become unforgettable experiences for those who live them.
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
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.
Guest lodgings

Equestrian Tourism in Lusitano kingdom and in the coastline of Portugal

>10 Holiday Homes :
The accommodations are included in our different programs for trails on horseback :

- Traditions and culture : the Lusitano Kingdom
- Secrets of Ribatejo : wild life and nature
- On Vicentina Coast : the beauty of the sea

Contact us for more informations and to receive the programs
10 Single / double room(s) :
All the rooms have private bathroom.
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels, Room service / Cleaning
Kind of Catering:
  • Breakfast on request possible by arrangement
  • Half-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Full-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
  • Organic Farm
More information of the Catering:
All the meals are made in famous gastronomic restaurants and in typical rural houses. All the meals in the programmes and itineraries are already included in the price.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
No smoking, Pool available, Sauna, Phone, Internet access, Internet-/ E-mail service
More information of the accommodation:
All the accomodations are in typical rural tourism institutions and some of are top-of-the-range

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the Holiday Homes:
from: 985,00 Euro / Week
to: 1.300,00 Euro / Week

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 described in the itineraries. We also guarantee insurance and specific tack for randonnées.

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