When you consider a Cancun vacation, horseback riding may not immediately come to mind, but this is a wonderful place to discover the traditional and cultural equestrian arts of Mexico in the tropical paradise of the Mexican Caribbean. At Hacienda Andalucia’s Equestrian Club Hipico in Cancun, you can participate in a variety of equestrian experiences and watch spectacular performances of equestrian activities.
Horseback Riding Tour
This is not your typical horseback riding tour. For one-and-a-half hours, you’ll ride on exquisite horses along paths in the Mayan rainforest. The tour also includes an educational tour of the stables and Mexican haciendas, a lesson about purebred horses, a field gallop (expert level) or trot (beginner level), and a visit to the tropical gardens and a small zoo.
Horse & Carriage Rides
This is a classic way to ride with horses. For about two hours, you’ll ride in a traditional western wagon on paths in the Mayan rainforest, also included; an educational tour of the stables and Mexican haciendas, a lesson about purebred horses, a field gallop (expert level) or trot (beginner level), and a visit to tropical gardens, a small zoo, and a breeding farm of thoroughbred horses.
Hacienda Andalucia is the Cancun equestrian center of choice if you want a genuine, diverse equestrian experience. This equestrian center features a complete staff of professional horseback riding instructors qualified to provide training on all services offered at the center, such as:
– Horseback Riding and Mexican Female Riding (“Escaramuzas”)
– Polo Lessons and Stable Rentals
– Jumping and Dressage Lessons
– Rides Along Mayan Paths
– Horse & Carriage Rides and Horse & Pony Demonstrations
The thoroughbred horses at Hacienda Andalucia are among the finest breeds in the world. Some of the center’s horses were acquired from Spanish royalty whereas others have received international recognition and awards.
On the tours, you’ll see and learn about the following purebred horses:
– Spanish or Andalusian
– Warm Blood, Appendix, Wesfalian
– Hanoverian, Quarter Horse
– German Warm Blood, Criollo, Friesian
This is an impressive equestrian demonstration and cultural performance in the evening that lasts about three-and-a-half hours. You’ll enjoy a delicious Mexican buffet and open domestic bar while watching spectacular horseback riding activities by a rope artist, an acrobatic horseman, a dressage demonstration, a comedy act, a singer, mariachis, Mexican folkloric dancers from different states, and fireworks.
Whether you’re a novice or an expert rider wanting to improve your skills, the Equestrian Club Hipico at Hacienda Andalucia is where you’ll find an authentic, quality equestrian experience in Cancun, Mexico. For more information about tours, contact us at Hacienda Andalucia.
Original article written by Pamela Acosta, edited by: