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Skiing in the Sierra Nevadas

Did you know that if you are on holiday with us between the end of November and the end of April you could have a day on the slopes? Just an easy 1 1/2 hour drive away, the Sierra Nevada …

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Producing our own organic olive oil

When we first moved here in March 2000 our garden and pool area was just a field. The only trees we had were our big pine tree by the car park and the Ash tree in the communal courtyard area.  …

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Fantastic new river walk or ride!

We have a very exciting new route for riding and walking, following the river from the Los Cien Caños water pipes all the way to the village and beyond.  It is a new initiative created by the Junta de Andalucia, …

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Why bitless?

If you have had a chance to read about the horses, you may have read ‘Capri’s story’. As explained in her story , she was the start of our bitless and barefoot journey and thanks to her, we have changed …

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Vegans and vegetarians

We love to cater for Vegans and Vegetarians here at Cortijo Los Lobos.   We work hard to serve interesting, freshly cooked meals to cater for all tastes.  We also realise that some Vegans do not agree with riding horses, so …

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A taste of Cortijo Los Lobos

Food is our passion. We love preparing home cooked, healthy meals from fresh ingredients, locally and organically sourced where possible . We are lucky to have freshly laid eggs from our own hens and seasonal fruits from our garden depending …

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Therapeutic riding holidays

Here at Cortijo Los Lobos we can  cater for a diverse range of skills, abilities and disabilities. Horse riding and being with these beautiful animals provides a very beneficial, therapeutic recreational activity. We can provide private and small group horse …

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R.i.p beautiful Lucy

A very sad morning for us – we have just had our beautiful Lucy put to sleep. She has been suffering for a few years now from arthritis and just lately she seemed to be in a lot of pain, …

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El Granero Viejo has a new kitchen

The El Granero cottage kitchen has just been updated with new work tops, curtains and electric oven with gas hob, plus some pretty tiles to finish it off – we think you will like it

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R.I.P Beautiful Flamenca

Devastatingly  I found Flamenca dead in her stable this morning. She had colic yesterday but when the vet left last night she seemed totally fine. The vet said it was most likely due to the terrible dust storms we are …

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R.I.P our beautiful old Irene

Our beautiful, sweet and stubborn old lady Irene had to be put to sleep yesterday. When I went down to do the evening feed, she was laying down and I couldn’t get her up.  It was obviously her time to …

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Sierra’s story

Sierra can be ridden by all abilities Born April 2003 Sierra was very head shy when she arrived in February 2016. She was also a bit aggressive towards other horses, putting her head down and charging towards them, though fortunately …

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Goodbye Caña

It has been nearly 6 months since the sad death of our beloved Caña. I finally feel stong enough to write about her, though I will never forget her Caña came to us in January 2016 along with another horse, …

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Caña’s story

Caña came to us in February 2016 along with Sierra. Both had been used by previous owners in their trail riding business. Caña was 23 when we got her and by the look of her passport was used at a …