The owner and guide of Cabalgar Rutas Alternativas, Rafael Belmonte, is a political science graduate who preferred the peace of a small village in the mountains to the hustle and bustle of his home city, Madrid. He moved to the Alpujarras more than twenty years ago, where he started his horse-riding adventure. An entertaining and charming man who is fluent in Spanish, French and English, he will ensure you enjoy a wonderful riding holiday.