Herdade Pero Viegas

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Dressage, Working Equitation

A warm welcome to us at Herdade Pero Viegas for your high quality riding experience in a traditional and authentic Portuguese environment! At Herdade Pero Viegas we are dedicated to Equestrian tourism and with us you will have the possibility to enjoy Classical Dressage and Working Equitation lessons. You also have the chance to hack out in the stunning surroundings. We tailor your visit in accordance with your preferences.

All the horses used for lessons at Herdade Pero Viegas are highly educated pure bred Lusitanos with good characters. With us you will have the possibility to experience and train to perform exercises like piaffe, passage, flying changes, pirouettes, Spanish walk and try out a complete Working Equitation course. We welcome riders of all disciplines, levels and ambitions!

Your instructor Patrícia Palmeiro has a curriculum full of competitions and professional challenges. Her last job was at the Monte do Barrão, a very famous stud farm. Her job was training the horses and participating in competitive dressage. Patricia still represents the breeder in dressage competitions, as well as competing in working equitation.

Herdade Pero Viegas is a traditional Portuguese 19th century mansion situated in the peaceful cork tree landscape of Avis in Alentejo, just over one hour’s drive from Lisbon. Here you will be comfortably accommodated and spoiled with home made traditional meals in the carefully restored main house. The accommodation is equipped with all the modernities you can wish for and includes a joined sitting area with cable TV, library and entertainment. Perfect for relaxing with some excellent Portuguese wine in the evening and to have a chat about the day’s riding experiences.

Monte de Pero Viegas, Aldeia Velha Avis, 7480-057, Portugal