Raising money for our local animal charity at MySchool Summer Fair

Hipica Formentor provides after-school riding activities for the international school called MySchool in Crestatx every week during term time. Last Christmas we gave pony rides at the Christmas Fair and we’ve just done the same thing at the end of term Summer Fair. There weren’t just pony rides but a tombola, children’s games, throwing the

Children’s Summer Camp in August

This August, we are offering a summer camp for kids of all nationalities for 3 days each week over three weeks. The camp runs from 9am until 2pm each day with all manner of safe, horse-based activities. There will be fun and games, practical riding lessons, theory classes and a „cooling off period“ in the

Gap year holiday at Hipica Formentor

This summer Hipica Formentor have teamed up with our friends and near neighbours at Xtreme Gap Year. This company offers young people the change to join exciting trips run by very adventurous travel experts! They offer opportunities all over the world working with elephants in Africa, attending boot camps in Bali or learning a language

She’s not my dog!

Puça follows Lorenzo literally everywhere, sometimes running 20 or 30 kilometeres a day beside his horse. She’s super fit, as happy as they come and utterly devoted. On the rare occasions that he leaves the stables without her, she cries and complains until he comes back. She doesn’t have a lead but runs a few

Great time with the team from Equestrian Escapes

We took our riding holiday partners from Equestrian Escapes in Cheshire, up to the high Tramuntana Mountains last week. They like to experience every aspect of the holidays they sell to their clients and were very impressed with the horses, the guide and the incredible scenery. We enjoyed their company and the weather was perfect.

Trial riding dates for the coming season

The dates are set for the coming season for 2 or 3 days trails in the Tramuntana Mountains. They all begin on Sundays and can be tailored in length between 2 and 3 days to suit our client’s preference. Sunday, October 15th Sunday, November 19th Sunday, December 17th Sunday, January 14th Sunday, February 25th Sunday,

Famous German animal psychologist Gloria Rückert visits Lorenzo at Hipica Formentor

„Gloria – crazy for horses“ is a mini-series shot on Mallorca, which is currently being shown on Vox channel in Germany. Gloria and the camera crew visited us here in May to ride with Lorenzo and so that Gloria could work her charms on Princesa – the stable’s only anti-social horse. Enquiries are already coming

Carnaval – more work than pancakes, but more fun too

In the UK there is a tradition on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday of making pancakes, based on the idea of using up eggs and fats in the kitchen before the fasting days of Lent. Other European countries have Carnival instead. Amongst them are Germany, Italy, Holland and Denmark. Historically the most lavish was in

Mallorca’s own Game of Thrones

Are you amongst the fans of television’s latest craze with its fierce knights, beautiful ladies, divided loyalties, cruelties and battles of strength and power? Or do you just enjoy history, horses, lively entertainment and a Mallorcan barbeque?    On 24th September this year we had an all-day Medieval Games at the stables. Regular riders and

Aus alten tagen, als die ritter noch fett waren

Hipica Formentor nahm an der Karnevalsparade in Sa Pobla am 1. März teil. Die in Scharlach und Gold gekleideten Reiter, mit ihren langen fließenden Mäntel , ausgerüstet mit Schwertern und Schildern und ihre Pferde nahmen die Stadt im Sturm. Die Pferde ging ruhig durch die überfüllten Straßen völlig furchtlos der wilden Karnevalsatmosphäre mit Musik und