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Horseback Mexico

#4 of 22 Outdoor Activities in Oaxaca Features Animals
Prolongacion de Murguia 403, Oaxaca 68080, Mexico
+52 951 199 7026
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Exotic Flora Half-Day Guided Horseback Riding Tour
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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 had a great experience with calm and well-trained horses. Our guide was really nice and tought us interesting stuff on the landscape! Definitely recommended!

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Reviewed yesterday

My sister and I rode with Horseback Mexico four years ago, when I was here last. This time my fiend and I took the full day ride to the ruins the day after we arrived here last week. I got in touch with MaryJane and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we had an awesome day exploring the countryside by horseback. we had instruction and horses were well trained. guide was friendly and a joy to spend the day with. recommended!

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

Everyone who comes to Oaxaca should experience in some way this regions super special nature. So glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 14 May 2017

This was a wonderful way to spend the morning in the Oaxacan countryside. Gabriel was a great instructor and the horses were extremely friendly and very well looked after. Although I hadn't ridden a horse in 6 years Gabriel made me feel really relaxed and...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Gabriel grew up riding in Oaxaca's intriguing countryside and knows the area well. You experienced late spring in Oaxaca, a time when the hills are filled with flowering cacti and agaves, and the native acacias trees are in bloom. Thanks for coming out riding.

Reviewed 25 March 2017

An excellent way to spend a morning while in Oaxaca. We were complete beginners on a horse, but Farina is an excellent instructor. The scenery is gorgeous, and the horses are gentle and well-trained. Mary Jane is the charismatic owner who gave us a ride...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

We feel that it is very important that everyone who mounts a horse should have the basic knowledge to ride safely - a little instruction goes a long way to keeping horses cheerful about doing their job properly. So glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were 3 riders all together on a Monday in the Oaxaca countryside. The ranch was so very tastefully built nestled in a small village and tucked in with lovely cactus. The horses were beautiful and easy to ride, Mary Jane and her crew prepared...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

The Ruins to Backcountry Ride that you chose is indeed steeped in history with the cobbled camino real, the ex-hacienda de Guadalupe and the archeological site of Dainzu that reaches back to 200 B.C. You rode, and very nicely I'd like to add, young Midnight,...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

My husband and I are intermitent riders but like to explore on horseback during holidays. Mary Jane gave us a great day out. The horses were well suited to us in size and temperament and the ride was through interesting countryside. Mary Jane is very...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

You did the Ruins to Hacienda Ride with trails that very quickly pass by big candelabra cacti and native nopal cacti both flowering now in early spring. As for the meal, Oaxacan cuisine is rated by many as the finest in Mexico, and at Rancho...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We went there last year in februari and it was great! We are not so experienced but it was a great ride. Mary-Jane told a lot about nature as well as culture. Loved the horses Mighty and Spirit! Mary-Jane was more then helpfull to us...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Oaxaca has unlimited eco-travel possibilities; just as riding out of my ranch in the valley of Tlacolula is rich in massive old-growth organ cacti, a trip up to the Sierra Juarez guarantees forests of oak trees festooned with bromeliads. I love horse trekking anywhere in...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We did the half day ride. I'm experienced and wife is ultra beginner. We both had a blast. Guide was outstanding and horses are well taken care of, docile and beautiful. We saw much of the Oaxaca countryside, learned a lot about the flora and...More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

We make it a priority to train responsive, well-behaved yet fit horses and match the horse to the rider's abilities. So glad to hear both you and your wife enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great idea for couples or families to escape the city and enjoy the countryside. Or guide was knowledgeable and friendly, and the horses were great characters. Highly recommend!More

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RanchoPitaya, Owner at Horseback Mexico, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Our horses are active partners on the rides. We have fourteen horses and each one is an individual. Horses are highly social beings, and ours respond to their rider, the other horses and even our dogs. They like to be talked to and have a...More

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