Venezuela (Caracas): Horseback Riding, Riding Stable, Riding Academy, Trailriding, Horse Riding Vacation

Regional Description: Riding in Venezuela

The Venezuela has a long tradition when riding. In Venezuela in South America, the horse was an important companion already with the aborigines. Horses have been used by the inhabitants of the South American Amazon. One of the known breeds is Criollo. This breed Criollo reaches a size of approximately 150 cm. Since the 16th century it has been present in South America and is therefore also to be found in Venezuela.

Venezuela has numerous islands situated in the Caribbean Sea and over 2,800 kilometers of beach on the north side. In western Venezuela is dominated by the mountains of the Andes. East of the Andes then is the Maracaibo lowlands. Named the lowlands after Lake Maracaibo, which is approximately 13,000 square kilometers and up to 50 meters deep.

Tropical climate impressed actually the region in Venezuela is but the country can actually be divided into four zones of temperature. This has mainly to do with the altitude. Below 800 meters above sea level, the average annual temperatures ranging between 26 and 28 degrees Celsius. In this zone, of course, also covers all coastal areas and islands. They are popular areas for horseback riding among the tourists who populate the beaches. There is also offered for guided riding tours and rides. By contrast, most metropolitan areas of Venezuela are in a temperate zone. They are usually on a altitude 800-2000 meters. This zone is also the capital Caracas, but also many other cities. Above 2000 meters it is already in a cool area with temperatures 9-11 degrees Celsius. Approximately 63 percent of the total land area of ​​Venezuela are designated as a nature reserve, Venezuela now has the largest proportion of protected areas of all states in North America and South America.

Above see the list of regions within the region of Venezuela. You will find more reliable information about horseback riding facilities, riding schools and horse farms in the regions within Venezuela. The amount of riding schools and possibilities for horseback riding in the regions within Venezuela is shown in brackets. So click on the region you want to go horseback riding or enjoy trail riding to see the riding stables and horse farms there.

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