Pinetrees riding extravaganza

Pinetrees Riding Centre in Almancil will be celebrating its 24th anniversary when it hosts the annual Algarve Riding Club Kids Show on Sunday, July 19.

The show starts at 10am and is open to riders of all abilities under the age of 17.

The day will start with riding classes: walk and trot on or off the lead rein; walk, trot and canter followed by individual ride showing walk, trot, canter, halt and a small jump with a time limit of five minutes. There will also be other jumping events throughout the morning.

Participants will be awarded trophy points in accordance with the Algarve Riding Club dressage rules, with extra special prizes for the highest places in each class.

There will also be a birthday cake for all to enjoy on the day, to celebrate the riding centre’s anniversary.

A bar will be running all day and lunch will also be available for riders and spectators alike.

Entrance is free for spectators, who are welcome at the riding centre throughout the day.

For more information, please telephone the Pinetrees Riding Centre on 289 394 369 or visit the website, available in English, at