The Odysseia Stables is a professional equestrian center located on site of the Country Hotel Velani in Crete. The Stable organizes different horse riding treks for riders with different riding levels, horse riding lessons for all riding levels, and complete horse riding holiday weeks.
The Odysseia Stables gives home to 15 beautiful horses. Warmbloods, Thoroughbreds and Arabic horses who are well trained through a logical system of classical dressage giving responsive and willing horses. The horses are kept in horse friendly stables with lots of space and open air, social contact with each other and plenty of raw food for fulfilling the grazing need. This makes our horses healthy and happy travel companions.
Horse riding in Crete
In the rural Cretan country side is plenty of space for horse riding. The dirt roads used when havesting the abundant olive trees are perfect riding paths and spreading out in all directions. We trot through vertile valleys, canter up the hills and ride through Greek villages. We meet the friendly locals, visit the ancient site of Lyttos or ride along the Aposelemis Lake. The horse riding we offer are trekking, day rides and 2 hour hacks. Riders are splited according to riding abilities. Horse riding lessons for all levels. Beginners start with private lessons.
Horse riding holidays in Greece
Odysseia Stables also organizes complete horse riding holidays of a week with stay in the Country Hotel Velani, on a basis of full board and the daily horse riding with an experienced guide. Horse riding holidays we offer are guided and unguided trekking, stationary base holidays, Sun and Riding, a Children Fun week or Beginners Courses.