Horseback riding in De Panne

Horse riding on the beach of De Panne

It is also good to stay in De Panne for the horse lover. The beach, the woods and the agricultural hinterland are just perfect for horse rides. In the surroundings there are different equestrian routes defined which are taking you along the meadows, woods and the beach.

Horse riding on the beach of De Panne

Horseback riding

Do you want to get horseback riding with your own horse in and around De Panne? In the surroundings there are different parking facilities for horses. There are also riding schools which are renting horses.

In the riding schools horses are ready for you to go into nature for a couple of days. You come through woods, dunes and along the beach. Every day a guided ride outside is made. A ride in daytime is nicely relaxing.

Horse riding on the beach of De Panne


Horseback riding at the beach relaxes you completely. Feel the wind through your hair when your horse drives in galops through the breakers. Are you going yourself horseback riding at the beach? Then there are two important things to take into account: de times that you are allowed at the beach and the tides.

Horses are not allowed on the beach in certain areas between 10 am and 7 pm during the summer season (from 15 June until 15 September inclusive).

During this period, horses are not allowed between the municipal boundary with Koksijde and the riding path at the H. Conscienceplein and on the remaining part of the beach outside of the riding paths.

Horseback riding at the beach is the most beautiful at low tide, one could gallop to his heart’s content over the wide beach. Please watch carefully at the information signs which are at each beach(entrance) for eventual (temporary) rules.

Riding schools

For horseback riding we recommend you following companies: