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  • New Birds at Rancho Pitaya page

    Visit this new page to get acquainted with the dozens of species, some endemic to Oaxaca and numerous only found in Mexico. The Birds of Rancho Pitaya

  • Discover Oaxaca Multi-Day Trek

    No riding experience needed for our newest multi-day horseback adventure. Explore the diverse Tlacolula Valley on this week-long consecutive ride and get to know your horse as well as the local culture and nature. Read more here.

  • NEW Overnight Hacienda Ride

    Looking for just the right way to explore Oaxaca’s stunning natural beauty and its rich culture? Then this is just the right horseback adventure for you. Ride through the epicentre of the Oaxacan gold and silver rush of the early 20th … continue reading »

  • New Ride Calendar 2017 – 2018

    Dreaming of the perfect trail riding vacation? Check out our updated ride calendar for the season October 2017 to 2018 and choose from our may options here.

  • Instructional Trail Riding

    You have always wanted to learn how to ride but never had the time to do it? Then why not combine your Half Day Ride with practical on-trail riding instructions! Whether you are a complete beginner or have some riding … continue reading »

  • Upgrade Any Ride to an Overnight Stay

    Beginning May 1 2017 travellers can now combine any riding tour with overnight lodging and meals at Rancho Pitaya, our authentic Mexican guest ranch. Dine under the stars, sleep in a comfortable guest room, enjoy the fresh country air and … continue reading »

  • Ear protection on the horses?

    Ok, here’s the answer. There are horseflies that menace the horses ears but not the riders. By putting these charming ( and colour coordinated ) nets over the horse’s ears the flies leave them alone, making the horses happier which … continue reading »