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Private lessons and clinics with Manuel Borba Veiga

and Holiday Specials at Quinta da Varzea


Book your stay at the farm and experience the rural Portugal at its best. Our High Level Instructors are prepared for you to give you an unique experience of riding a Lusitano with one of Portugals best riders. Classic Portuguese riding with an international Dressage rider and World Equestrian Games Competitor.


Born into a historic Family of breeders of Lusitanos, Manuel grew up between these magnificent horses and learned to ride with the greatest Masters. He is as succesful a trainer as he is one of the most talented and succesful riders in Portugal.


Quinta da Varzea offer all included stays at our beautiful farm, relax by the pool between lessons, enjoy a walk between the national treasures of Cork trees and meet our Lusitano mares and young horses in the fields. Wine tastings, gourmet dinners and Sightseeing experiences at your demand - contact us now to book your exclusive holiday.


Classic and Traditional Portuguese Art of Riding in modern facilities where the welfare of the horses are the highest priority.

We give you the opportinity to ride, learn and enjoy a dream Lusitano as if it was your own.

Visit us for a holiday with horses, a riding clinic or just a break from everyday life

in our little piece of Portuguese Paradise.



Riding Holiday with private lessons on


performing all the GP exercises



We offer qualified instructors for Lusitanos for your private Holiday lessons and advanced riding clinics.


At Quinta da Varzea your horse can be trained by our high level of Portuguese riders - from starting young horses under saddle

to Grand Prix


Contact us now to book your lessons or learn more about how we can help you and your horse to advance its training



Founded in August 2014 Quinta da Varzea set out to become a modern Equestrian Center in the rural Portuguese settings surrounding the beautiful farm.

Breeding High Quality Lusitanos to supply the demands of rideability, soundness, beauty and original qualities it is our mission to combine the authentic characteristics of the Pure Lusitano with modern knowledge of welfare for horses to provide riders all over the world with the unique experience of riding a Pure Lusitano in his Homeland or the possibility to find the horse of their dreams.


GPS Coordinates:

39.118200, -8.552284.

Google Map

Quinta da Varzea.

Estrada Municipal 577


2080-640 Fazendas de Almeirim


+ (351) 967 102 821

+ (45) 22 49 65 16



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