Mauritius is considered to be a first-choice holiday destination, and as such, it can offer a wide range of activities to tourists such as hiking, golf, tennis, scuba diving, etc. One of the island’s best-kept secrets is that tourists and residents have the opportunity to visit some parts of the island on horseback. After all, it is only natural since Mauritius is the host of the oldest circuit in the southern hemisphere and horse racing is very popular with locals. Here is a list of the agencies that offer such experiences of riding on the island of Mauritius.
The equestrian center of Riambel
The equestrian center of Riambel is based in the South of the island of Mauritius. They organize horse rides along the beach of Pomponette, Riambel, a preserved 2.5-kilometre white sand beach. The region is devoid of any hotel and the beach can be relatively devoid of people. Their team consists of 9 horses and a pony and they can accommodate both beginners as experienced riders.
The North horse-riding Club.
The North horse-riding Club is a riding club located in the northern part of Mauritius, on the former grounds of the Mon Loisir estate. It is mainly a riding school where locals, expatriates and tourists can learn how to ride and train horses. The riding disciplines taught are the Showjumping, dressage and jumping.
Haras du Morne
Located in the Southwest, Haras du Morne organizes walks on horseback along the sides of one of the most beautiful areas that you can visit during your holiday in Mauritius: Le Morne Brabant. Their team includes 15 horses and 2 ponies. Hikes can last 1 hour to 5 hours and participants will have the opportunity to ride on the Morne Brabant and browse private properties in the region, along the beach and across the sea to reach the Islands. For people who are getting married in Mauritius, they also rent horse carts.
he Domaine de L’étoile
The Domaine de L’étoile is located in the eastern part of the island of Mauritius. They offer many services to tourists such as shooting archery, excursions in quad and buggy, hiking, ATV tours and excursions on horseback. Runners can enjoy 90 minutes rides through beautiful scenery throughout the week.
La Vieille Cheminée
La Vieille Cheminée is a farm located in the mountains of Chamarel, in the district of Black River. While offering accommodations in its pavilions vintage for those wanting to live the experience of Mauritius, they also offer rides on horseback through the mountains and across the sugarcane, bananas and pineapple fields.
Do not hesitate to contact the Marguery Exclusive Villas’ concierge for any activity booking.