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Address: Los Horcones Higuera, Sayulita, Mexico

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Our go-to ranch for riding when in Puerto Vallarta area

This was our second time going on a ride at this ranch and it did not disappoint. Last trip a few years ago we did the mountain ride (through the jungle up to a lookout then... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Maria N
Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was our second time going on a ride at this ranch and it did not disappoint. Last trip a few years ago we did the mountain ride (through the jungle up to a lookout then hiking the last km to the top - what an amazing view!) but this time we decided to do a jungle/beach/town ride through Higuera... More 

Thank Maria N
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I had read about Painted Ponies years prior to my recent visit to Sayulita. It was a 'must' on my list of things to explore on my trip. The horses that I saw on the main public beach did not seem to be in the happiest state so I opted for a trip out to the Painted Pony ranch in... More 

Thank laurie4460
Quebec, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

the staff is really friendly and professionel,the horse are well caring and the beach trail is anwsome thank you paint ponies :)

Thank NessyLuna
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2014

We loved our ride with the Painted Ponies. We had novice to skilled riders and they accommodated everyone. We took to jungle and arrived at the beach just as the sun was beginning to set. Couldn't have asked for a more perfect ride! Jose was a great guide, and great fun!

Thank JDills27
Mexico City, Mexico, York
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2014

Went with my two kids (11 and 8) this morning. We can all ride (and not just trot round a ring but ride out in the open without lead reins). The owner was prompt to collect up, the horses were well maintained and were excellently trained. These are not run of the beach riding ponies but horses which know and... More 

1 Thank Sarah H
Kansas City, Missouri
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Very reasonable, really well taken care of horses, transportation to and from included, very nice owners, got to ride in the jungle and on the beach………what else could you ask for. This excursion exceeded our expectations.

1 Thank kcmodude
Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014

I have gone on two trips with two different companies since coming to Sayulita and this one definitely takes first. The horse they picked out for me was just perfect and Jose was such a wonderful guide. It was $50 u.s. for a 2 hour ride and I did the tour down to Litibu beach and we rode through the... More 

Thank MeepMerp
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2014

We were promptly picked up in town for our ride out to the horses. It was a delightful ride on the road to Punta Mita. We went through a very small town and out to the ranch. This "ranch" is really just where they have the horses. The horses are very well cared for and Jose is a great guide.... More 

Thank SeabeckHouse
Jacksonville, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2014 via mobile

We just returned from our two hour jungle/beach ride and it was fantastic! We were picked up in town promptly, and Jose was a marvelous guide, and our horses were quiet and relaxed. As a veterinarian and a long time horsewoman, I can attest to the fact that these ponies were very well cared for, well groomed, and in clean... More 

1 Thank babbleor
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Yesterday we had the pleasure of taking a beach ride with Jose and Victor. We were picked up on time in Sayulita by Jose and driven to a more remote area about 15 minutes South. The property that the ranch is on is amazing....My 4 year old and 6 year were on their own horse led by our guides. The... More 

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