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“Summer of 2013”
Review of La Fiaba - MOVED

La Fiaba
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Owner description: Only an hour from the hustle and bustle of Florence, hides the peace and tranquility of La Fiaba; horseback riding through the hills of Chianti. At La Fiaba you can take a half or a full day ride out on well mannered, comfortable horses with an English BHS qualified Riding Instructor guide. Groups are kept small with a maximum of 8 riders in a group plus guides; saddles are English and Western; full day rides include lunch and wine.
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Planned my trip to La Fiaba from the Netherlands. Booked by email. When I arrived at La Fiaba I was pleased to see that the horses were well taken care of. Took a day trail on Mata Hari. How about that. A Dutch need Horse for a Dutch girl. I had an amazing time. Great lunch. Although it was very hot that day and we went crazy of all the horse flies. We enjoyed the view. Definitely are going back one day.

Thank Karen19771106
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

As a horse owner, I am always nervous to go on a trial ride and find ill-kept horses that are out of control and clearly not well taken care of. That was certainly not the case here. Sharon cares a great deal about her horses, and while the stable is very modest in appearance, it would be hard to find a more beautiful place to ride. My husband and I booked a private ride at sunset, and the views were absolutely incredible. The horses were fit and responsive, very equal to the task of navigating the steep hills and gravel roads. It honestly was like riding into a painting, and the memories from this ride will live in my heart forever as some of the most amazing moments of my life.

Thank Kristen W
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Reviewed 15 November 2014

We went on a ride and had a good time the horses where great and well match to us it was a great ride with lots of great views of the Tuscan countryside Sharon is doing great work with these rescue horses

Thank bobisfun
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Reviewed 6 October 2014

If you love horses and appreciate their individual personalities and gifts, La Fiaba is the place to go for a lovely ride in the Tuscan Hills. Sharon matches horse and rider with thoughtful care to enable an enjoyable short-term relationship for both. I appreciated the chance to groom the fellow who would carry me for the next 3 hours. The scenery was peaceful, picturesque and quintessentially Tuscan. Sharon’s company was rewarding and reassuring. The afternoon will remain as one of the most pleasantly memorable in our trip to Italy. Thank you Sharon and Pancho.

Thank Donna G
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

It's easy to drive by the stable if you don't have good directions but once you are there, it is worth it. Sharon matches riders up with horses suitable for them. It is a great way to see the Tuscan countryside. Well worth it. It is a good idea to contact them ahead of time as the could be fully booked up.

Thank Grandpaw60
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