Horseback Riding in Vallarta – Nayarit

“Trail rides, riding lessons and equine events.” - Reviewed by Lisa

Mexico Punta de Mita Area Sayulita Area

Discover the true beauty of the region on horseback. You will be led by a professional guide through incredible jungle to the beach. Gallop along the beach or climb through the mountains – it’s a great way to explore the local flora and fauna and watch the amazing sunsets. It is recommended you wear pants, a shirt and tennis shoes. The ranch will provide bottled water.

Ability level: Raw beginner to seasoned riders are welcome.
Estimated Duration: About 1-1/2 hours.
Age: Minimum 6 years
Attire: We recommend a long-sleeved shirt and long trousers, tennis shoes or covered foot wear. Safety helmets are provided.

Horseback Riding Lessons and Clinics

If you want to brush up your saddle skills, we work with a multi-lingual, local master equestrian who can help you. Pablo Brauwnschweig has a prominent local riding school with students of all ages. Whether you are a raw beginner curious to develop a new hobby or a seasoned showman, Pablo is available to work with you for one or a series of lessons. He has the expertise and horses available for leisure riding (English or Western), jumping – up to 1.3 mts., dressage, equine therapy or polo.

Day camps and 3-day clinics are available for children and adults.

The ranch is a 15-minute drive from Punta Mita. With its restaurant facilities, it makes a lovely location in which to spend time.

Prices vary according to guest request.

Ability level: From beginner to expert.
Duration: Various
Age: Minimum 5 years

Moonlight Ride

Available by invitation only and during the 3 days of a full moon in winter months.

This experience sums up all the splendor that the land has to offer in this magnificent region.

A small group – up to 6 riders – are escorted by a Local Host and guide through the jungle to the beach for a sunset gallop.

A beach BBQ with hand-made tortillas and freshly-squeezed margaritas is served by a local chef on the beach as you wait for the moon to come to its brightest.

A final beach gallop by the light of the moon and a trek back to the ranch guided by the stars make for a memorable evening and an unforgettable story.

By invitation only from the local Ambassador.

Duration: Minimum 5 hrs
Proficiency Level: Experienced riders only