A warm welcome from Aida and Stefano
A warm welcome from Aida and Stefano

Associazione sportiva dilettantistica

Le Siepi Country Farm

Via del Colle s.n.c.

67026 Poggio Picenze  AQ

tel. +39 3477217352 (Aida) - +39 3335803846 (Stefano)

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Location

Le Siepi Country Farm is in Poggio Picenze, an ancient village that contributed to the founding of L’Aquila (13km). The settlement is on a hilltop at 760m asl, dominating the Aterno valley, encircled by the Velino–Sirente and Gran Sasso mountain chains, crossed by the L’Aquila–Foggia Tratturo Magno sheep track. 

 

About us and what we do

Le Siepi Country Farm is an FISE-affiliated amateur sports association based on a farm that breeds horses, has a show-jumping school and offers cross-country rides. Excursions and trekking are organized on a regular basis. 

 

Languages spoken

English

 

Recommended destinations in the district

 Santo Stefano di SessanioCampo ImperatoreRocca Calascio, Castelvecchio Calvisio, Castel del Monte.

  

Bridle paths and horseback trails

 Le Siepi Country Farm is near the Tratturo Magno, the royal sheep track that leads from L’Aquila to Foggia. Travelling across the track, riders pass the Poggio Picenze white stone quarry and reach Peltuinum archaeological site.

 

Horses available, facilities for visiting horses

Eight horses and two ponies for equestrian tourism; thirty loose boxes, forty  tie stalls, ten paddocks, one 20x40m arena.

 

Horse services

Vet and farrier at 25km; veterinary pharmacy, Paganica (9km).

 

Accomodation for riders

Restaurant and accommodation at less than 1km (Albergo Osteria della Posta). Camping and camper area in Le Siepi Country Farm.

Transfers for accompanying persons and luggage available with prior notice.

 

Closest saddlery and speciality stores

Selleria Rovo (Fossa, 6km).

 

Other equestrian clubs nearby

A Cavallo nel Parco (Assergi, 16km); Il Ponte Grosso (Rocca di Mezzo, 26km); Ruella Endurance Stables (Tornimparte, 35km).