Crossing montains on horseback, galopping on a beach, venturing into the Atlantic Rainforest, visiting waterfalls and crossing rivers, discovering rural areas .. all this can be done on horseback
The Desempenho Riding School and its partnerCaminhos Mata Atlântica offer trail rides and multiday expeditions in Cachoeiras de Macacu, Casimiro de Abreu,Silva Jardim and Buzios.
Trail Rides (from 1 hour to a full day)
Trail rides are part of our equitation course and can be for one hour to a full day. These trails are on the farm and rainforest reserve or areas adjoining the farm
On nights with a full moon we offer the Full Moon Ride, which includes dinner
Our partner Caminhos Mata Atlantica offers trail and beach rides in Buzios from the "Desempenho Beach" base at Fazendinha Buzios.
Multiday expeditions are organized by Caminhos Mata Atlântica, which offers the following itineraries:
Darwin Trail - 3 to 5 dias - in the Cachoeiras de Macacu region with overnights in farms and pousadas.
Mountain to the Sea (Serra - Mar) - 5 to 6 dias - from Cachoeiras de Macacu to Buzios crossing forested mountains, plains until reaching the beaches of Buzios. Overnight in farms and pousadas.
The expeditions are accompanied with a support team and are not for beginner riders and require the rider to be in good physical condition. There are also weight limits for riders.