Real Picadeiro Riding Center presents 1st Poule of Dressage

The 1st Poule de Dressage at the Real Picadeiro Riding Center, in Pêra (Silves), is scheduled for the end of […]

The 1st Pool of Dressage at the Real Picadeiro Riding Center, in Pêra (Silves), is scheduled for the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd.

Entry to this activity, which will take place between 10:00 am and noon and between 15:00 pm and 18:00 pm, is free and aims to prepare the young students of this riding school for future competitions and make the general public aware of the “ Dressage”.

Dressage had its origins thousands of years ago, when man started using the horse. The word derives from the French verb “dresser”, which means “to train” the art of teaching a horse to perform all movements in a balanced, agile, obedient and rhythmic manner. It is the basis of all riding. It requires a perfect symbiosis between horse and rider, demonstrated before a jury that assigns classifications to the different exercises according to well-defined and highly rigorous criteria.

In a “Dressage” event, the horse/rider group evolves on a rectangular ground measuring 60 meters by 20 meters and performs a series of figures belonging to an imposed or free program (with music), called the reprise.

The jury assesses the ease and fluency of the “reprise” as well as the rider's discretion when communicating his orders to the horse.

The precision of the execution, the submission of the horse, the quality of the gaits, the impulsion and the position of the rider are equally appreciated, with a score from 1 to 10 being given to each exercise.

Real Picadeiro has a cohesive and qualified team supported by the principles, rules and methods of the most modern equestrian pedagogy, which bets on personalized teaching in order to obtain the highest and best performance from its students and promises an end-to-end experience. week with a lot of class.

For those who want to have lunch on the premises, lunch for those days costs 9,90 euros for adults and 7,50 euros for children and students, with the main dish being Polvo à Lagareiro, served at the Clube Lusitano Restaurant.

The Real Picadeiro is a multifaceted space with an area of ​​one hectare, covered arena, stables, outdoor arena with benches, bar and a restaurant – Clube Lusitano with capacity for 70 to 200 people. It is open all year, from Tuesday to Saturday, from 9:00 am to 19:00 pm and Sundays from 9:00 am to 13:00 pm, with free entry to visit the stables and the grounds.

More information on, through the contacts 282 313 040, 966 567 006 and email [email protected].