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Quinta da Terca

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Rua Padre Domingos da Silva Costa 221, Sao Miguel 9500-614, Portugal
+351 296 642 134
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Wonderful experience for all levels

I am an experienced rider with horses of my own. I went to Sao Miguel with my family 7 in all. I... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
stacydal
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Vincentown, New Jersey
Fab rides, great horses and beautiful surroundings

I've ridden out twice with the QDT team and absolutely loved both afternoons! I explained to... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
PonyGurlKelly
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good5%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“hour ride” (7 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (3 reviews)
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Rua Padre Domingos da Silva Costa 221, Sao Miguel 9500-614, Portugal
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+351 296 642 134
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"beautiful scenery"
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"sao miguel"
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"green lake"
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I am an experienced rider with horses of my own. I went to Sao Miguel with my family 7 in all. I They all wanted to go horseback riding. Our group was various levels some complete beginners and some "advanced" beginners. Quinta da Terca was...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I've ridden out twice with the QDT team and absolutely loved both afternoons! I explained to Christine that I wanted a sensible horse I could enjoy and Espanol fitted that description perfectly! We rode in beautiful scenery and with fabulous guides... I'd recommend to anyone!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I really wanted to horse back ride with them... I loved their story about their care taking of their horses. Being an animal lover, I wanted to support them. After multiple phone calls, and emails several weeks in advance...I got nowhere. Truly disappointed. Owner did...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

I had booked a three hour ride for my family via email, and when we showed up they spent 45 minutes clarifying that they had no record and no ability to accommodate our family. Even after I showed them the emails on my phone all...More

1  Thank CircusFamTravels
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Before going to Sao Miguel and Ponta Delgada I find this stable and wrote them for the riding for 2 or 3 hours. They asked about the experiences I wrote them everything. First I was asking just for myself (I have experiences, I was taking...More

2  Thank Alexina5
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

We are not very experienced riders, so we booked (directly with Quinta da Terca) a trip accordingly. Expectations were high, but we found the horses to be "jumpy" and difficult to control. One rider (not in our group) fell off an hurt himself, so the...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

The experience was not what I hoped for and expected. The staff seemed knowledgeable but somewhat stand-offish. Though booked in advance, there seemed to be confusion about our tour when we arrived. The horses seemed very displeased with having riders. They were not at all...More

1  Thank Hrd2plz12
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I wish I could ride better. I would have relished the challenge of an all-day trip around the best bits of the dramatic Azorean countryside. But since I just about know which way to face on a horse I opted for a shorter ride. Mrs...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you don't normally go riding on your holiday let this place change your view!! My friend and I are both experienced riders but have been deterred from previous poor holiday experiences with poorly looked after horses and just walking nose to tail. At Quinta...More

Thank Chloe K
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We did the full day to the twin lakes..tour guide BRUNO was amazing, so personable and knowledgeable!!!! you must ask for him, he made our ride so interesting and safe. We had a couple of the girls in our group that felt uneasy a couple...More

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