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Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure

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Cross La Virgen river and explore Coyote Canyon during this half-day guided horseback riding tour from San Miguel de Allende. Admire the stunning cliffs, stop for a hike and relax along the river. Clop along at a steady pace, or enjoy opportunities to gallop amid this beautiful scenery. Upgrade to soak any sore muscles at a nearby hot springs, or pump up your adrenaline with a 120-foot rappel off a cliff. After your adventure, return to the ranch and settle in for a hearty, organic lunch of Mexican cuisine.
  • Ride past plains and cattle and along Coyote Canyon
  • Upgrade to include a trip to the hot springs or take on a cliff rappel
  • Enjoy a delicious organic meal of Mexican fare back at the horse ranch
  • Horseback riding instruction provided
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Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
Comprehensive riding instruction
Guided Horseback Excursion (2.5 hours)
20 minute break
Bottled water
Organic Ranch-style meal
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Coyote Canyon Adventures , Zacateros 54, Zona Centro, 37700 San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico

In our office (Zacateros 56-A, Centro, 37700) Intersection beetween Zacateros St. and Ancha de San Antonio Av. We are located between "Multienvios office" and "Trattoria Romana"

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not recommended for pregnant women in their first or last trimester
  • Ride is suitable for participants with back problems, however trotting and galloping are not recommended
  • Dress code: Recommend wearing comfortable laced shoes or boots (no flip-flops or sandals), long pants, long- sleeve shirt or light jacket, & sunblock (cowboy hats are available for purchase at the ranch).
  • You are required to enter a preferred departure time, please note this is only required as an indication; Use "Special Requirements" to advise information at checkout
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Coyote Canyon Adventures
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure.
What is the social distancing policy during Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Half-Day Horseback Riding Adventure.

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Professional and fun
, Sep 2021
Was a great time. Variety of terrain with beautiful views. Well mannered horses. The staff and cowboys are excellent and the most professional. Would come again.
, Jul 2021
The view from the top, all the spectacular flora. The horses were well trained, and we loved the singing vaqueros.
A memorable day with a great family operation
, Jul 2021
What a great day. Beautiful family operation who honestly car about you and you enjoyment and safely. The canton ride is stunning. We choose to repel and it was a great way to get your blood pumping and break up the day. Monique was fantastic with our group.
, May 2021
My family and I had never been horseback riding before, and this was an excellent first experience! Friendly people, tame horses, and beautiful views. It was a fun and challenging ride, definitely a peak experience! We loved it so much that we're considering goin another time in the future! Thank you to all the team members who made this possible!!! :) :)
The highlight of the tour was rappelling. I have rappelled before but...Expect to be shocked by the distance
, Mar 2020
By far the best horseback riding of my life! Galloping was so fun... a first for me. The narrow canyon trails with stunning vistas was outstanding! Not an spec of civilization is sight. As natural as it gets. The cowboys were attentive and kind. The simple Lunch was delicious and filling. I highly recommend this tour.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Wow! So glad you enjoyed our tour!
Experiencing Everyday Life on a Mexican Ranch - Incredible!
, Jan 2020
My sister and I, both non-horseback riders and in our mid-60s, decided it would be fun to go horseback riding with Coyote Canyon Adventures the third week in January 2020. "Fun" doesn't begin to describe this tour. This is a first class adventure that exposed us to everyday life on a Mexican ranch and the exhilaration of a 2-1/2 hour REAL trail ride alongside the caballeros who make their living from ranching this land. From the moment Lino, our guide, picked us up in a large van, we knew we were in for a treat. The horses were extraordinary as well as the trail that wound through the Virgenes River, up the side of the mountain all the way to the top, where the views were spectacular! We had the treat of seeing a young donkey and horse playing with each other - amusing and heartwarming! We finished the day with a late lunch on an outdoor patio at the ranch home, where we served delicious local organic food by the gracious cook/host. This is a memory that will live with us the rest of our lives!
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
So glad you joined the adventure. Thank you !
Great customer service & experience
Daniel M
, Dec 2019
It was winter, and while we didn't see the green landscapes, the Canyon was amazing! I am so grateful for the experience, the horses were great (yeah, you need to learn to trust your horse too). The Customer Service was splendid and friendly. Don't be afraid, you gotta try this!
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
We're glad you enjoyed the tour! Thanks for visiting, and it's true, the Canyon looks beautiful every single season of the year :)
Great afternoon on horseback
Gordon H
, Dec 2018
Our family of five loved the horseback riding experience. The horses were calm yet responsive. The trail was beautiful and the view from the top of the cliffs was spectacular. We even got to gallop a few times which was a trip. The meal at the end was sumptuous. The whole afternoon truly exceeded our expectations.
Half day horseback riding with kids
, Jun 2018
The caballeros were excellent with our kids, 11 and 8. We had an amazing day and the kids can't stop talking about how much fun they had. A great experience overall.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great morning riding through canyon...
James P
, Jan 2018
Great morning riding through canyon. Our cowboys made sure we were all comfortable and able to climb the trails. Their instruction was excellent. Lunch a big treat of fresh food and good company. Advise to wear pants as occasional rub up against desert brush and wear shoes you can soak as crossing river bed can get wet.

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