Meet Juana María Ramos
Sport technician in equestrian sports, specialising in dressage and endurance.
Juana María has been giving equestrian, riding and cowboy dressage lessons since 2005 in the centre of which she is the owner, the Equestrian Club La Palmera. In this riding club our expert offers, in addition to various courses, a careful selection of horse riding routes for all levels.
Juana María's extensive experience in the world of horses, together with her training as a higher technician, make her a true professional. She is the perfect guide and the best companion for horse riding in Cordoba and discover the charm of the Sierra Morena countryside, as well as the fantastic views of the fertile lowlands of the Guadalquivir River and the countryside of Cordoba.
Guided horse-riding route through the Sierra Morena
If you are one of those people who love to enjoy nature and animals to the fullest, then at La Dehesa Experiences we have the perfect option for you: a complete route through the most beautiful landscapes of the Sierra Morena on the back of some extraordinary horses trained by the best equestrian guides. Don't you already feel like coming to live this magnificent experience of horse riding in Cordoba?
In short, this activity, suitable for all ages, will give you the chance to enjoy an unforgettable experience. beautiful and peaceful horseback riding as you ride through unique natural site in the middle of the Sierra Morena.
Our proposal for route on horseback through the Sierra Morena begins with some basic notions and simple explanations on how to ride for the first time, something that will also serve as a reminder if you have already ridden before. Once these brief indications and tips are finished, this beautiful horse riding experience in Cordoba will begin.
The horses we have are, on the one hand, Picasso y Banderín, two magnificent Spanish Thrush horses. Pirata, the other is a beautiful chestnut horse, also of Spanish origin. Last but not least, Dandi, The English breed, as its name suggests, is of English breed, and has a beautiful bay colour.
Option A: Route for all
Although it is ideal for beginners to horse riding in Cördoba, this route is suitable for all ages and levels. The route is marked by a path that runs parallel to the river. During the route, you will enjoy different stages in which you will be able to clearly observe and distinguish with ease three different types of landscape.
On the one hand, the lushness of the Guadalquivir riverbank forest, a place where the birds cautiously seek refuge. Then, the most mountainous landscape, the one that gives off at every step a comforting aroma of rockrose and rosemary. A pleasant sensation that will accompany you, as will probably the flight of the Iberian imperial eagle and even the occasional Iberian lynx, which may be watching you from the mastic trees. Last but not least, the beautiful countryside, it is a lush green area in the winter due to the sowing of seeds, and yellowish and golden tones in the summer. A beautiful enclave that provides shelter for steppe birds, such as the stone curlew and the lark.
In addition, you will also pass through the Paraje de la Fuente Agria, here you can refresh yourself with a fountain overflowing with water with a sour taste, hence its name. Once we reach the viewpoint, we will stop to enjoy the views of the impressive views that this point offers us. We are talking about the Castle of Almodóvar del Río, of the Sierras Subbéticas, of Sierra Mágina and even the Sierra de Cazorla. An experience you will be eager to repeat.
Option B: Advanced route
This route offers a very similar route to the previous one. The main difference is that it is recommended for people who have already been on horseback more than once and therefore count on with a certain mastery of the technique.
The itinerary, as we say, is practically the same. Although it may be longer, depending on the skill and level of the clients and participants. Thus, we will pass through the beautiful riverside woodland of the Guadalquivir, and for the most mountainous places of the area, full of aromatic bush plants. We will continue through the cordovan countryside, with its particular charm in each season. We will also make a stop at the Fuente Agria, so that we can all refresh ourselves and rest.
As in option A, this horse riding activity in Cordoba does not end here. We will also be able to enjoy the amazing views from the Castle of Almodóvar del Río. A special way to connect with nature.