El Salobre Horse Riding Centre offers one of the best and competitively priced riding and trekking experiences in Gran Canaria. Located a mere ten minutes from Maspalomas and las Dunes, the centre provides riders of all ages and experiences a chance to explore the islands winding volcanic paths and enjoy some of the best views that Gran Canaria has to offer.
This small family run centre offers a variety of different treks from a simple hour to a more intensive four-hour ride. The horses and ponies used are all specially selected for their calm and relaxed temperaments, making them ideal for those riding for the first time and families wanting to experience a horseback adventure together. The tour guides pride themselves on their experience, not only on the routes but the horses under their guardianship, providing a reassuring quality to all those wishing to see Gran Canaria from a different perspective – through a horses ears. Depending on the duration of the ride hotel transfers are available. The centre also has a small bar where soft drinks and snacks are available.
The centre’s owner, José A Rodriguez Medina is a showjumper, having competed on the national circuit for the past twenty years, he currently trains several junior riders and prides himself on his facilities and the horses under his care.