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Horseback Mexico

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Prolongacion de Murguia 403, Oaxaca 68080, Mexico
+52 951 199 7026
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US$90.00*
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Exotic Flora Half-Day Guided Horseback Riding Tour
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US$390.00*
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Oaxaca Discovery Overnight Horseback Riding Adventure
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Horseback Mexico's riding tours are based 15 km. east of Oaxaca city. The owners personally guide & offer half-day, full-day,overnight & multi-day guided riding adventures. Ride through rare cacti forest and trek ancient mountain trails to breathtaking vistas. Picnic in the back country or relax over lunch at our ecologically built ranch. Decades of experience. Knowledgeable, English / Spanish speaking guides. Calm but fit horses for all levels of riders. Instruction available. Rates include transport from our city office. Join our new Ruins to Hacienda Ride along ancient trails, lots of birds and big cacti!
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Prolongacion de Murguia 403, Oaxaca 68080, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent two days at the Ranch. The horses are well trained and very calm and know the terrain well. We covered a lot of ground and this really is a great way to see the Oaxaca countryside. While we went for the horse riding,...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time horseback riding when we visited Oaxaca in November. I only booked it a day in advance at the office in Oaxaca. The following morning a taxi was arranged to bring us out to the ranch. All three of my children...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were guests of Mary Jane Gagnier, for our fourth multi day Oaxaca Valley adventure with her, from November 13-19, 2017. Our three previous multi-day trips with Mary Jane had been exceptionally rewarding. This 6 day adventure ride through very beautiful remote areas, lush, green...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, once again, for joining me and the team at Horseback Mexico to explore this endlessly fascinating part of the world from the saddle. This new ride to the south confirms to me once again that it would take many lifetimes to say, "...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of returning to Rancho Pitaya and riding with Mary Jane earlier this month. I ride quite a lot and have ridden in many parts of the world, most recently Lusitanos in Portugal. On this visit I was fortunate to ride White...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is such a pleasure riding with an experienced and sensitive horsewoman like yourself. Thank you so much for taking such good care of my horses and I so appreciate your repeated returns to ride with Horseback Mexico. Looking forward to exploring Oaxaca with you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must-do activity for anyone spending more than 3-4 days in the Oaxaca area. If you are at all curious about horseback riding, or are a seasoned rider, Horseback Mexico should be in your list. We absolutely loved our time riding on horses...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

After living in Oaxaca for over thirty years, I believe more than ever that experiencing rural Oaxaca and its well-preserved communal lands is essential to both travellers and residents of the city. One of the reasons that Oaxaca cuisine is to delicious and complex is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really loved my ride and Farina is a great guide. She‘ll tell you a lot about the landscape, customs und vegetation and she is also a fantastic riding coach! I hadn’t been on a horse in about 15 years and they let me ride...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Farina is indeed a wonderful guide and riding instructor and Tory ( Torrid Elegance ) is such an amazing mare at almost 23 years. old. I rode my first 80 km. endurance competition on Tory 10 yrs. ago. Thank you for choosing Horseback Mexico on...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

we did the half day trek and thoroughly enjoyed it. They are well deserving of all the 5 star ratings. For a very novice rider like myself I found it a breeze. I highly recommend this as a great way to get out and see...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

If only our horses could know the service they do to human kind by giving a positive experience to novice riders. Thank you for riding with Horseback Mexico.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

I visited with my teen son and we had a wonderful couple of hours trekking through an incredibly unique biome complete with towering cacti, fragrant copal trees, and gorgeous vistas of the Oaxaca valley. The horses were well trained and we had fun and learned...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's so good to hear that your son enjoyed his first horse riding experience. It is a wonderful way to experience nature and a beautiful way to parents and children to spend time together. Thanks so much for coming out to ride.

Reviewed 28 July 2017

My partner is a beginner rider and said that this was the first horse he'd ever ridden who was actually responsive, and made him feel like he was doing 'proper riding!'. Our guide was lovely and had incredible knowledge about the local fauna, flora, farmers...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

We are happy to hear that you found our horses responsive. All the guides at Horseback Mexico spend time individually training our horses to keep them obedient, balances and responsive even for novice riders.

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