Horseback Mexico specializes in Oaxaca-based riding holidays featuring the greatest biodiversity and richest culture to be found in North America. Join one of our small,  personalized horseback riding vacations, adventure riding tours for a day or an authentic guest ranch stay at Rancho Pitaya. Horseback Mexico is renowned for unique, insider’s experiences on horseback; all rides are personally guided by knowledgable English and Spanish speaking guides.  And for non-riders there’s lots to do with great hiking, cycling and bird watching that begins at the ranch. See our new Birds at Rancho Pitaya page.

If you’re an experienced rider, partner with one of our prize-winning Arabian endurance horses. And if you’re a novice, we offer instructional trail riding on calm, well-trained horses. Familes are welcome!

Half Day to Overnight Riding Adventures

Horse riding is a timeless way to see the world; this is ecotourism, outdoor adventure & cultural tourism all rolled into one. Oaxaca has some of the most spectacular country found anywhere in Mexico. … continue reading »

Weeklong Adventure Rides

Our adventure tours on horseback, based in Oaxaca, Mexico offer the best of equestrian travel.  With Mary Jane Gagnier, owner of Rancho Pitaya, who personally guides all of these longer rides, you will visit her longtime village friends & favorite … continue reading »

An Authentic Guest Ranch Experience at Rancho Pitaya

Rancho Pitaya offers deluxe B&B style accommodation with full breakfast and dinner included in the rates.  Centrally located in the valle of Tlacolula, the eastern arm of the great valley of Oaxaca yet only 20 minutes from downtown Oaxaca, Rancho Pitaya offers … continue reading »