Despite not having a long tradition in the fascinating world of equestrian sports, the Valsesia has not ignored the possibilities that riding has to offer. Horseback riding on trails through the pristine outdoors, set in picturesque lands, can relax and regenerate the rider while spellbound by the awesome scenery.
Those who have already ridden on horseback along the valley trails on a splendid summer day knows for fact that it is one of the most delightful activities for an outdoor enthusiast during their summer vacation on these alpine lands.
From the little hamlets to their surrounding woodlands, in the company of these docile animals, on trails and safe paths for an unforgettable day; here is the ideal excursion preceded by a training under the supervision and guidance of professional instructors from Valsesian stables to become acquainted with the horse and learn how to interact.
Always in the company of professional instructors ready to offer support and technical assistance, the itinerary is explained, the travel time is planned and the journey begins. With a gentle rocking motion at a measured pace along the trail, perhaps the destination being an accommodating mountain hut or an open area with a fabulous view to enjoy a snack.
Popular and well-equipped riding stables and hospitable ranches can be found at Gamberaro in Roccapietra, Isolella near Borgosesia, Postua at the bordering Valsessera, Valmaggiore near Quarona and the equestrian centres of Scopello. These locations are all at the tourists’ service and are the starting point to plan the ride through inviting surroundings.
Through the practice of this age-old sport, it will not be too difficult to experience spiritual fulfilment, physical gratification and to realize the joys Valsesia has to offer, in whichever way they are discovered.