Since Almaty is located alongside a mountain range, it has a combination of both steppes and mountains. The very landscape of the area makes it an ideal place to enjoy horse riding. One can find various types of routes to explore. Around the city in valleys and steppes there are very good resorts and holiday vacation places where proper facilities are available for riding. The horses are well trained and an experienced instructor is to accompany the riders to make sure that the process is smooth and safe. No need to worry if one is the first time rider.