• Horse riding near Marbella & Estepona

    Stunning countryside, mountains and rivers to ride out in.

    Come on a hack – beginners & experienced riders welcome.

  • Would you like to ride here?

    We take hacks from 1 – 3 hours or longer for all levels of riders.
    Find us in Estepona.

  • Looking to start or improve your riding?

    Enjoy riding and jumping lessons with our friendly, experienced instructors.

  • Our bestselling 2 hour SADDLE UP EXPERIENCE

    For beginners, non-riders and families.

  • Bring your horse to livery with us

    A super friendly & knowledgeable team.

    Stabling, paddocks, pista, horse walker, lunging ring & fabulous riding countryside.

  • Lessons for all ages and abilities

    Would you like to learn to ride?

    Join us for group or private lessons.

  • Activities for children and tots!

    Meet Pin & Pon the Appaloosa Shetlands!

    We have safe, friendly ponies for 2 year olds & up.

  • Join one of our day trips to the beach

    A fantastic full day out each month to gorgeous Tarifa beach.

    For experienced riders – a chance to gallop for miles!

  • Come riding today!

    Meet our wonderful, safe horses.

    Whatsapp 0034 645 415 697

Ranch Siesta Los Rubios

Horse riding Estepona – a friendly riding stables with horse riding lessons, hacks, kids clubs, livery & more.

Located between Marbella and Estepona, we have the beautiful Sierra Bermeja mountains and Ranch countryside to ride out into.

Whether you are an absolute beginner wanting to try riding or an experienced rider wanting a fabulous fast mountain hack, we have an activity (and the perfect horse or pony) for everyone.

Of any age and ability. 

We have been voted best in the area.

See our 100% 5 star Tripadvisor reviews.

Want to get to know us better? See our photos, news, join us on facebook or instagram or meet our fabulous horses. 

Ready to come riding with us?

Book by email or whatsapp 0034 645415697.

We can’t wait to meet you.

In Summer we ride at sunrise and sunset to avoid the heat. Shut Mondays.
The Ranch horses are having a week off work (closed) 6-13th September 2019.

NEW PARTY PRINCESS PONIES!

Book our gorgeous, super friendly little Appaloosa Shetlands – Pin & Pon – for pony rides at your birthday party or event. They are simply fantastic!

We can transport them to Estepona/Marbella/San Pedro/Benahavis area. Interested? info@ranchsiestalosrubios.com

LEARN TO RIDE

SPECIAL 5 lesson package for beginners (children aged 5+ and adults).

AVAILABLE from October to May.


HACKS

1 – 4 hours depending on experience

Horse riding Estepona – join us!

3 hour cantering hacks into the SIERRA BERMEJA natural park with goats, birds of prey & stunning views for experienced riders. 

2 hour VIEWPOINT hack is amazing, for those that can walk and trot.

We also do 1 hour TASTER hacks for riders short on time or teaching hack for those learning to ride.

OUR BESTSELLER : 2 hour SADDLE UP EXPERIENCE (minimum age 7 years). Meet, groom, tack up, have a “get confident” lesson in the school and then all go for a wonderful ride out in the countryside.

See more here.

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The best day of our trip! Took my 9 year old daughter and a friend on a mountain hack! Cantering in those surroundings was amazing. Highly recommended for any level rider and family. Caroline is also super.

Catherine, Sweden, August 2019

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Probably the best 2 hours of our holiday. Got a family with kids 15, 9 and 7 with a broad range of horse riding skills. Within 10 mins all 5 of us were sat on perfectly selected horses and were riding solo in the sand school able to steer, start and stop with ease…. went off on a gorgeous hack through the mountains. Highly recommended.

August 2019

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The experience was amazing. Our daughter who is 4 had a magical time.
The instructions were delivered with professionalism and good humour. ..our daughter was in safe hands for the entirety of the experience.  The horses were well loved and friendly and the trek we went on was a great adventure.  I would fully recommend here as the only place to go horse riding in Estepona.

Billy, June 2019

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Absolutely perfect! I went last month first for a 3 hour hack with friends – the more experienced riders and it was absolutely great! Discovered a whole new part of Estepona and the horses are great. Also the whole atmosphere – really friendly and welcome.

Debby, May 2019

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Thank you for a special day. The ponies were well looked after, we had a fun but also top class instruction. 14 year old son who isn’t bothered to do anything that doesn’t involve his Xbox even had a great time. We will be back next time we visit.

Elizabeth, April 2019

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A dream come true! During our 2 weeks long vacation in Estepona we visited the ranch several times. We all felt really welcomed. Our 10 year old daughter had the opportunity to take private riding lessons and our 6 year old daughter was riding the cutest little pony Pon! 

Ulrika, Magnus, Annie and Natalie, Sweden, July 2019

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Everything about it was amazing – I was on a two hour hack. Beautiful nature, sweet guide and gentle horses. Everyone should try it and see Spain’s nature from a horse back.

Amanda, August 2019

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Great experience. My husband and I have little to no experience with horses, but wanted to try something new during a recent trip in Spain. We had the best time during our two-hour “Saddle Up”. Caroline was friendly, gave us a great intro course and took us all around the breathtaking countryside.

March 2019

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Wonderful people and lovely horses. I took my adult son and his girlfriend, neither of whom had really ridden before for a one hour hack. They really enjoyed themselves, so much so that they wanted to learn to ride. We went back and did two one hour lessons. Both of these were very well presented and also very enjoyable. The stables is a very happy place.
Great value for money.

Jane, February 2019

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Saddle Up Experience – 5 stars!  Fabulous couple of hours spent with Caroline and Paulina. We are complete beginners and the level was perfect for us. The trainers were so patient. A great mix of lessons and hacking. Will definitely return on our next holiday.

July 2019

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Such a great experience. We had the best time with the Saddle Up. Our family were all complete novices.  Caroline was amazing, she was so good with the very nervous 10 year old and he had the time of his life.  The horses were lovely and very clearly happy and looked after horses. Everyone we met at the stables were lovely. Smiling and super friendly. Views on horseback were incredible.

Vicki, February 2019

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I can highly reccommend this place for families with kids! The staff were very friendly and highly competent and they have a range of horses suitable for beginners to experts.

Jostein, July 2019

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Everything here is perfect. The people are so nice and friendly they make you feel like your part of the family. They have horses for all level riders, all really kind and in really good health. I joined them for a 3h hack and really loved it! The scenery was amazing and all riders and horses enjoyed so much.

May 2019

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The Ranch is beautiful, well maintained and the horses are very well cared for. Me and my husband booked a private hack as I hadn’t ridden since I was about 8. The owner is fab and a lovely quiet horse. I couldn’t recommend this trip any more such a brilliant experience and a very well ran little organisation. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. 

Kim & Danny, July 2019

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 I’ll be back. 2 beginners and in 2 hours we went from scared of holding the horses to ride in the beautiful surrounding nature. Caroline & her friend made us feel so welcome & they understood exactly how to teach us and work with our fears.

Tine

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Friendly and beautiful horses. Myself and my partner went for a hack today, beautiful countryside, really lovely, bulletproof horses. Thank you!

Steph, May 2017

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We had a lovely experience. It was me my 10-year old daughter and my cousin, all with riding experience. We rode out in a fantastic environment with sheeps, hawks and great views. Can absolutely recommend this place to everyone!  

Sara, June 2017

LESSONS

Riding lessons, dressage and jumping

Want to improve your riding for fun or for competition?

Or maybe just make your first steps into this wonderful activity?
Don’t worry, our experienced instructors will look after you from day 1.

Group and individual lessons, all ages, available from 20 euros/hour.

See more here

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I went from totally scared to loving riding in 2 hours !! I can recommend this place to everyone.

Henrik, May 2017

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My son loves having his horse back riding lessons with Caroline. She is amazing with children. She is fun and very patient. They learn to also take care of the horses and not just ride them which I think is very important. The horses are well taken care of.

Eleni

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We took our toddler along to the Mums & Tots (Pony Hour) session on Fridays. She absolutely loved it! Caroline was great with all the kids and they had a great time. We liked it so much that I went along to the Adult Pony Club. I haven’t ridden for nearly 3 years but I got a great horse and had a fantastic time. Highly recommend. Can’t wait to go again when we next visit.

June 2017

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Following my first lesson with Paulina my confidence soared…I had had previous lessons at an alternative stable however my progress was zero which frustrated me. Caroline & Pauline have this great ability to encourage one & be hungry to learn more. I return to Spain next month & will be booking a period of intensive lessons.

Averil

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I have been going to this stable for around 4 years now.In this amazing stable I gained a lot of independence and learnt lots of new things over the years. The owner of the stable Caroline will help you gain lots of confidence in your riding.The horses are very friendly and trust worthy.

Sofia

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What a beautiful time for the little ones!!!! Thanks to amazing staff my 8 years old overcame his fear and even wanted to repeat the ride and both have learned in an hour with ponies, how to take care of them. Loved it!

Petra, March 2017

FOR THE CHILDREN

We have something for all ages, from 2 to 14 years old

Totally Tots

Do you want to introduce your little ones to horses?

Have you a few pony mad toddlers and friends?

Book a private TOTALLY TOTS sesssion with our ponies.

15 euros per half hour
For 1 child
5 euros per extra child

Book 30 or 60 minute session. Perfect for 6 & unders.

Meet, groom, pony rides, carrots for ponies, juice for kids.
See around the stables.

Vaulting and Gymkhana Kids Clubs

NEW for the summer – and not just for riders!

Vaulting is a fantastic sport combining gymnastics, horse riding and dance. It’s great for improving balance, fitness, teamwork and coordination as well as riding skills. All done in a controlled environment with calm horses on a lunge rein in the school. Monday nights.

For children who can ride & enjoy speed and games…

Gymkhana Club also runs on a Monday. Horseback games, learning new riding skills and techniques, teamwork and just fun start to finish.

LIVERY

A great place for you and your horse

Full stable/turnout livery 325 euros/month

Our experienced team will help make horse ownership easier.

Full livery rates include feed (hay & alfafa), stabling on shavings, tack room, mucking out, turning out, use of the pista (school), lunging ring, turn out paddock.

Plus you can join our other liveries & team on hacks out and lessons.

ALL LESSONS, EVENTS AND CLUB SESSIONS ARE HALF PRICE FOR LIVERIES.

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At the grand of age of 47  I got to own Afrodita.  When I am away everyone here looks after her so well. We are both very happy, learning, laughing and enjoying this very special place.  

Helen

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This place is great. My horse has a fantastic life here. I have to work and cannot spend the time I would like with her but thanks to Caroline I know she gets love and attention even when I’m not there.

Nicola

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This place is basically my life I can’t even imagine what I would do without it! Right now I am part loaning and so is few other girls! I just think it is amazing. 

Photos of a few of our liveries.

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