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Meeting: Mexico City
Airport:   Mexico City      
Transfer: Mexico City    Distance: 20km

Transfers are available from Mexico City International Airport or hotel any day of the week and any time (although we do recommend morning flight arrivals so riders have a full day the ranch).

Tack: Mostly Mexican Charro or Western Tack, but we have some other tacks available upon request (English, Australian, Galápagos and Women's Saddles)
Horses: Warmbloods, Quarter Horses, Haflinger and Friesians
Pace: 4-5 hours in the saddle per day on average. Pace is moderate with trots and canters, some opportunities for galloping
| Walk | Trot | Canter | Gallop |
Level: Riding Level (Click for legend) (2.5 to 4 out of 5)    Intermediate
Riders: Min 2 riders Max 8 riders

Riding Experience
This trip has been designed for intermediate to experienced riders. Some of the horses are less energetic than others but mainly they are not for people who have never gotten on a horse. At times, we can cater to beginners but they pay for a private wrangler who is there at all times to attend and help them with the horse. We have rides of varied length (from 1 hour to 12 hours) and of different difficulty levels (from beginners to experienced).

Pace
Because the terrain of our riders is mostly in mountainous areas, we mostly go at a fast walk pace. However, we do also go at a trot and canter when the terrain allows. There are open fields and flat areas suitable for canters on the trails. On our rides, guests do not have to stay in line, following each other.
This trip includes 3 riding days with an average of 4-5 hours spent in the saddle each day. We will cover about 40km in total.

Horses
We have many breeds at the Ranch: Warmbloods, Quarter Horses, Haflinger and Friesians mostly.
The Friesian horses can be used in the paddock and on short trails (less than 2 hours) but, because they are very heavy horses, they get tired easily and are not made for cantering in the fields.
The warmbloods, quarter horses and other breeds are more suitable for long trails in the mountainous areas.

All of the horses are very experienced in the fields and they do not get scared easily. However, you should always keep in mind that they are animals with their own thoughts and can be unpredictable.

The horses are fed twice a day and each one of them gets their very own portion of oat and alfalfa with abundant hay.

After a very long trail (7 hours or more), we usually let the horses rest the next day and we give them a nice bath and their mane and tail are braided. We like to keep our horses pretty and in a good shape because they are the one who makes all these amazing horse-riding experiences possible.


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Ajusco Riding Holidays
Tour Code: IT-MXRG02
5 days / 4 nights ~$1,100.00
Dates : Available all Year

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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A 2020 01/01 - 12/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP 2 /8 Reserve
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Tack: Mostly Mexican Charro or Western Tack,...
Horses: Warmbloods, Quarter Horses, Haflinger ...
Pace: 4-5 hours in the saddle per day on ave...
Walk, Trot, Canter, Gallop,
Airport: Mexico City
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