Trail Riding Off-The-Beaten-Path To La Huerta - San Miguel De Allende

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    09:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You can expect door to door pickup gratis up to 8 people in a luxury white suburban. We start our adventure in Ejido de Boca de la Canada horseback riding for 3+ hours de.. read more
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    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Discover a fun day trail riding from beautiful Ejido de Boca de la Canada to a pueblo called La Huerta. Experience riding for 3+ hours depending on your pace crossing through the Rio de Virgen and Rio Laja to see the largest grand cypress tree in the state of Guananjuato. Ride back through small Mexican pueblos and lots more cantering or galloping! Enjoy an authentic Mexican ranch lunch served afterwards! Transportation is gratis up to 8 people pickup door to door in SMA.

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Your guide will provide a detailed western riding lesson on the commands to have a fun and safe trail riding experience. Small - group tours (15 people max) trail riding for 5 hours. Have one professional cowboy for every two riders for communication and safety! Start riding from "Ejido de Boca de la Canada" crossing through the river which is totally awesome and the local horses are trained and sure footed.

Pass riding through a small community called "Alonso Anos" to continue crossing rivers and cornfields. While riding you pass some very interesting architectural homes built by various cultures whosettledhere from other countries. Arriving in La Huerta you pass several schools with the children waving and greeting us. Stop at one of the local tiendasfor snacks/soda/beer (cost on your own) then a 10 minute walk up to the 400 500 year old Sabino Tree to rest. Customize the trails where it's appropriate for trotting, cantering and/or galloping with theprofessionalcowboys while others may continue walking to enjoy the spectacular views. Catch-up with each other on the trails!

The bonus here is you never return back on the same trails for different views and terrain! You have more opportunities for cantering and/or galloping on the return through the flat country dirt roads. Personalize to your comfort and experience level of horseback riding. Always, riding with a professional tour guide for communication and practice your Spanish riding with our cowboys!

Enjoy a delicious authenticMexicanranch lunch prepared by the local women in "Ejido de Boca de la Canada". The women can prepare a vegetarian, gluten free or any other special dietary lunches just let us know in advance. The authentic ranch lunches consist of a main dish of either chicken, pork, meatballs or chili rellanos stuffed with homemade cheese. The side dishes consist of fresh squash, green beans, cactus, guacamole, rice, beans served with homemade corn tortillas and quesadillas. The local women prepare fresh juices using bottled water that varies depending on the season (watermelon, chaya, pineapple, papaya, melon, etc.).



Professional tour guide

Transport in a private vehicle up to 8 people in SMA


Bring you own bottled water


Snacks/sodas along the way are an extra cost paid by you.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Wear jeans, boots or sneakers, long cotton shirt, hat and bring sunblock.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Weight limit of no more then 230 lbs.

Private and/or small group trail riding

A minimum of 2 people per booking

Not responsible for lost items. Please check yourselves before leaving.

Provide transportation picking you up where you are staying in SMA for up to 8 people gratis.

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

If booking more than 8 people, you're responsible paying for a second vehicle for transportation.

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

We take the spread of COVID-19 very seriously! We are certified by the federal, state and municipality on the prevention of COVID-19 to reopen safely. We wear masks, sanitize the equipment, hand sanitizers and social distancing! Stay safe and healthy traveling!

Traveler Reviews

  • 27-Aug-2022

    We enjoyed a phenomenal ride throughout varied terrain with spectacular views of the unspoiled countryside. The horses were responsive, well cared for and sure footed. Guides were very friendly, caring and knowledgeable about the area and went at a comfortable pace to accommodate riders’ varying abilities. The terrain was quite rocky and horses had to pick their way carefully along the paths, but we never felt unsafe or over-challenged (and one in our party was a novice rider). Upon returning to the ranch we had a delicious buffet-style lunch with several choices of authentic dishes that was quite a feast. It was an outstanding experience that I would highly recommend and will remember for many years to come.

  • 18-Aug-2022

    This was the third time I have ridden with Leisurely Horse Back Riding. I am never disappointed in the experience. The views are spectacular, the Cowboys are awesome. Then after a great few hours riding you are served the most delicious meal. It is very worth the cost. I highly recommend this activity.

  • 07-Feb-2022

    I am an experienced rider and was delighted that Beth was able to set up a private ride on short notice that had all the elements I was looking for: a calm, well-cared for horse, an opportunity to see life in a couple of small villages and interact with residents, information about the local history and culture, an opportunity to cross steams and canter up hills and even see the famous Sabino de la Huerta - a huge 450 year-old cypress tree where we had a picnic. The tour included curb-to-curb pickup at my casita in San Miguel and all for an amazingly reasonable price!!! Plus Beth was great company and a source of information about the area in general. I will plan my next trip to SMA around one of her other special rides and bring some friends!!!

  • 06-Apr-2021

    Beth, Cato, and Reyes were all absolutely amazing during my private horseback ride to La Huerta to see the second oldest tree in Mexico, El Sabino. Beth picked me up from my Airbnb in Centro exactly on time and drove me out to the ranch. Once riding, Beth's horse, Sanctuario, was gentle and intelligent, making for an easy and delightful ride. Most importantly, Reyes and Cato, my local vaquero guides, made me feel completing at ease and safe trotting and galloping throughout the countryside of San Miguel de Allende. After a fantastic four hour ride, it was another great pleasure to sit down and enjoy the delicious ranch buffet, homemade by Cato's wife, with everyone. I highly recommend booking this once in lifetime experience with Leisurely Country Horseback. Thank you so much again Beth, Cato, Reyes, and Sanct!

  • 16-Nov-2019

    When I knew that I was going to make a trip to San Miguel de Allende to visit my parents, I knew that I wanted to see the area on horseback. Leisurely Country Horseback was the perfect experience. Beth is so sweet and knowledgeable. Her vaqueros were great as well. I went on a full day trail ride with two vaqueros and one other person; we had two vaqueros so that we could eventually split off. I speak no Spanish and the vaquero who I was with spoke very little English but we were able to communicate just fine. I'm a pretty experienced rider and Beth was able to cater to that. I rode her gorgeous palomino, Santuario. He was a solid, dependable, sure-footed, and confident horse. Super responsive, too. All of her horses appeared to be incredibly healthy and well cared for. I thought that a full day ride might be a bit much but it was perfect. If/when I go back I'll definitely be booking another ride!

  • 05-Nov-2019

    It was a Great day with lovely scenery, lots of people to greet as we rode through little villages and homesteads, lots of farm animals. Part of my day was basically a private tour. Since the rides are customized and the other rider was more experienced and wanted to gallop, my excellent guide Juan walked the trails with me so I could enjoy the scenery, nature and ambiance of being in the Mexican countryside. The Sabino Tree was inspiring, as was the 400 year old church Juan showed me. The home cooked lunch at the ranch was yummy, the weather was perfect, and the the length of the ride and entire day just right. And I could walk the next day! A very special way to see parts of Mexico that are seldom seen. Beth has a special agreement to take riders through this unspoiled countryside and it's a rare treat.

  • 28-Jun-2019

    We are experienced riders, the horses are very safe and responsive. The cowboys are helpful and responsible, we enjoyed a lot!