Welcome to QPM Equestrian. Based in Leiria, Centro Region of Portugal, our farm revolves around our horses and their well being. We believe that all horses and owners deserve individual attention and have therefore created tailor-made livery and schooling packages that cater to horses of all ages and training levels.


Whether you're a competitive rider or simply a "happy hacker" our relaxed atmosphere will ensure your time with us will be enjoyable.




Recreational riders desiring a safe, confident and responsive riding horse, Miguel’s skill, patience and deep understanding of horse behaviour has earned him the reputation of one of the most sought after horse trainers.


With the exceptional beauty of our surrounding areas, we offer private guided rides in a variety of locations from beautiful pine forests to the beach, for people wanting to enjoy a horse ride in a safe and peaceful environment.


Here at QPM, our goal is to provide a high-quality stress-free, safe and secure environment that feels like home for your dogs. We pride ourselves in ensuring all animals are kept safe and excellently cared for.



Your Horse Riding Trainer

Miguel is the owner and founder of QPM Equestrian. Since a young age, he has dedicated his life to horses and learning every aspect of the behaviour and training that is associated with them. He has competed in numerous disciplines and worked in the USA for 4 years where he was the first trainer to start traditional Portuguese shows in Las Vegas. He also produced top horses for riders and owners in the States. He is now highly sought after by international riders and owners and does numerous clinics abroad every few months.

Michelle originally from South Africa was a trainer and a rider in Dubai and worked for Dubai Racing Club for 9 years before coming to Portugal. Her passion and dedication to the horses is the foundation that QPM is built on. She can start young horses on the ground and under saddle as well as finish horses for pleasure, endurance, or show jumping. In 2006, she competed in the Junior South African National Team for show jumping and won the South African Junior National Championship Equitation Class. She has also completed numerous FEI endurance rides and is a qualified 3* rider.

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