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Riding holidays


Memorable Horse Riding Holiday in Greece

5 Day Swimming with Horses, Natural Horsemanship, and Horse Trekking Holiday in Corfu, Ionian Island

Come to Arena Horse Riding Corfu and enjoy various horse riding activities such as trail riding, beach rides, swimming with horses, natural horsemanship seminars, and horse riding lessons. The rides take place outside the stable yard. The riders can see various aspects of Greek nature, olive groves, pine and oak forests, eucalyptus trees, cypress, and many other tree species and countless flowers. Moreover, see for yourself many traditional villages where time stands still and which give a pleasant insight into the Greek way of life.

Key Information

  • Rider Weight Limit: 220 pounds / 100 kilograms
  • Tack Type: Western and English
  • Horse Breed: Shetland ponies, Arab, Greek, Greek mountain ponies, thoroughbred, cob, Appaloosa blanket, tricolor paint horse, Andalusian, Draft, Greek pacer, and Angloarab


  • Swimming with the horses
  • Relaxing one hour ride in the morning
  • Discover the ways of natural horsemanship
  • Breakfast, lunch, drinks, and snacks included
  • Transfer from / to the airport
  • 4 nights' accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


5 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Greek
Group size: Maximum of 10 participants
Airport transfer included: Corfu International Airport (Ioannis Kapodistrias Int'l Airport)



  •  Air-conditioned rooms
  •  Bar
  •  Kitchen
  •  Ironing / ironing board
  •  Laundry

During this horse riding holiday, you will be staying at Villa Frangis. Villa Frangis provides a family-friendly place to stay. The hotel has easy access to the sandy beach of Agios Spyridonas. Some rooms have air conditioning, a safe, and a kitchen for your comfort.

Breakfast is served at the bar. Guests can indulge in the snack bar with their favorite drink. Villa Frangis offers a laundry service, room service, and ironing service. The hotel is located at St. Spyridon Perithia, next to Arena Horse Riding Corfu's stable yard.

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Day 1

Meet your instructors and the beautiful rescued horses and find a horse suitable for your level of riding.

Day 2

Have a relaxing one-hour ride in the morning and discover the ways of natural horsemanship in the afternoon.

Day 3

If you like adventure, you can have a three-hour ride or just have a break at the stable yard and enjoy local products.

Day 4

Have the ultimate experience by enjoying your swimming ride. Starting from the stables, you'll go to the hill and through Pelekito to find the wide, pristine, secluded sandy beach of the Platytera Monastery for an inviting swim with your horse, in the crystal clear Ionian Sea (only from May 15 - October 15).

Day 5

Spend the morning with the horses (riding in the arena, practice horsemanship, cross country jumps, show jumping, or grooming).

Activities included

  • Horse riding lessons
  • Natural horsemanship lessons
  • Horse trekking (beach and hills)
  • Cross country jumps (only for advanced)
  • Swimming with the horses (depending on the weather)


Horse breeds

Small size

  • 2 shetland ponies (maximum weight: 30 kilograms)

Medium size

  • 2 Arab / Greek (maximum weight: 75 kilograms)
  • 4 Greek mountain ponies (maximum weight: 65 kilograms)
  • 1 Thoroughbred / Greek (maximum weight: 80 kilograms)

Big size

  • 1 Cob (maximum weight: 100 kilograms)
  • 1 Appaloosa blanket (maximum weight: 100 kilograms)
  • 1 tricolor paint horse (maximum weight: 110 kilograms)
  • 1 Andalusian / paint (maximum weight: 100 kilograms)
  • 1 thoroughbred / draft (maximum weight: 110 kilograms)
  • 1 Draft (maximum weight: 110 kilograms)

Still growing

  • 1 Greek pacer
  • 1 Angloarab


Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks are included. Vegetarian and vegan food can be catered for. Please send Arena Horse Riding Corfu an inquiry for more information.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Soda
  • Detox juices

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Seafood

If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Boat hire
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Jeep safari
  • Quad bike safari
  • Scuba diving
  • Spa
  • Water park
  • Water sports

What's included

  • Horse riding lessons
  • Natural horsemanship lessons
  • Horse trekking (beach and hills)
  • Cross country jumps (only for advanced)
  • Swimming with the horses (depending on the weather)
  • Transfer from / to Aerolimenas Kerkiras Ioannis Kapodistria (CFU)
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast, lunch, drinks, and snacks

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Airport: Corfu International Airport (Ioannis Kapodistrias Int'l Airport) Airport transfer included: Corfu International Airport (Ioannis Kapodistrias Int'l Airport)No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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