A classic Scandinavian riding adventure in Denmark is characterised by endless miles of stunning coastline, an archipelago of hundreds of island, and an unspoilt interior of beech forests, rolling farmland and grassy heath. The timeless fairy-tales of Hans Christian Andersen come to life in this picturesque landscape of fragmented coast, vast lakes and shady woodland, perfect for leisurely exploration in the saddle.
For mobile trails and day rides, look no further than the northern tip of Jutland, Skagen – The Land of Light - and discover a riding network of 175 km of peaceful forest tracks and pathways, fields and quiet lanes to traverse on horseback. Picnic lunches in cool glades and overnight accommodation in friendly guesthouses, enhances your holiday experience. In Western Jutland, centre based stays offer alluring beach rides on beautiful Icelandic or Fjord horses, ideal for families, singles or groups. From quiet hacks over the sandy dunes, to splashy canters along the lapping shores, Denmark's quiet coast is ideal for horse riding.
Cosmopolitan capital, Copenhagen has a number of quality equestrian establishments offering a range of disciplines from dressage and jumping tuition to day rides on the city fringes. Relaxation and wellness are integral parts of Danish life, with numerous luxury spa hotels offering horse riding as part of their holiday packages. With its long summer days, pleasurable climate and cheerful communities, Denmark is a superb destination for a horse riding holiday.