Horse riding tour to rio muchacho organic farm

Cabalgatas Canoa are very excited to be offering horse tours to the Rio Muchacho organic farm and eco-lodge.  It is the number one thing to do in Canoa as rated by Trip Advisor and recommended in Lonely Planet.

It’s 11 hectares have been developed as a sustainable farm and learning centre based on  agroecology and permaculture principles. The property has areas of food forests in addition to a large vegetable garden, pasture and agroforestry areas, models of alternative energy,   rotational animal raising areas and a meditation and yoga garden, overlooking the river. There are over a hundred crops rotated throughout the year, and the farm is home to many pigs, chickens, dogs, ducks, cats, composting worms, cows, guinea pigs, and horses.

After a memorable horse ride of around 4 hours you will arrive at Rio Muchacho organic farm. Freshly prepared meals using the farm produce are available for $5 with accommodation starting at $10. We are sure that this tour will be something you will remember for years to come!

Take a look for yourself at:  www.riomuchacho.com

Activities at Rio MuchachoThere is so much to see and do here after you have spent some time relaxing in the stunning surroundings:

  • Hike through the jungle to see howler monkeys and swim in a waterfall
  • Making cheese with fresh milk
  • Making chocolate from fresh cacao beans
  • Harvesting and cooking vegetables and making vegetarian treats
  • Cut palm seeds and tagua to make rings and pendants
  • Make your own cups and spoons from a gourd.
  • Go fishing for river shrimp
  • Apply a local medicinal clay face mask from the farm.

There is plenty to entertain the entire family. One day won’t be enough. There is wonderful eco-lodge accommodation available and we are certain that you will want to prolong your stay.

Our Rio Muchacho horse tour will be a fantastic way to start your time at the organic farm, book your tour today! ​

Singular rider

Canoa to Rio muchacho –$90

Rio Muchacho to Canoa – $90

2+ riders per party

Canoa to Rio muchacho –$70 per rider

Rio Muchacho to Canoa – $70 per rider

We will always meet your high expectations. Let us show you our beautiful piece of paradise. It’ll take your breath away.

But dont just take our word for it. Read the reviews for yourself:

  • star rating  I went to Ecuador for my honey moon and spent 4 days in Canoa, with Graeme & Zia who run Cabalgatas Canoa. Riding their lovely horses at the beach it's... read more

    Maria Mandita
    7/01/2019

    star rating  I went to Ecuador for my honey moon and spent 4 days in Canoa, with Graeme & Zia who run Cabalgatas Canoa. Riding their lovely horses at the beach it's... read more

    Maria M
    7/07/2019

    star rating  We had a wonderful afternoon on beautiful horses with great company. Thanks for the memories ❤️ will book again next time we're in canoa.

    Gavin W
    1/03/2020
  • star rating  I did the whole day trip starting on the beach then heading up into the forest to the brewery and back down to their ranch. Zia and Graeme are fantastic... read more

    Swelch89
    6/20/2019

    star rating  My friend and I booked this tour at the end of our 2 week holiday in Ecuador. She rode horses all throughout her childhood and I have been on a... read more

    Sonya S
    4/01/2020

    star rating  Amazing experience with everyone at Rancho San Antonio. The horses are beautiful and awesome to ride. I did some volunteering work for a month that I would highly recommend if... read more

    Marie D
    11/06/2019
  • star rating  We had a wonderful afternoon on beautiful horses with great company. Thanks for the memories ❤️ will book again next time we're in canoa.

    Gavin W
    1/01/2020

    star rating  Me and my wife visited Zia on our travels through Ecuador.
    Didn't know quite what to expect when booking this for my wife but figured the tour had something for... read more

    Jonboym999
    3/12/2019

    star rating  Horseback riding with Cabalgatas Canoa was an amazing experience. I went with my girlfriend and we chose a full day ride including a visit at the local craft brewery hidden... read more

    Eduardo A
    5/30/2019
  • star rating  My friend and I booked this tour at the end of our 2 week holiday in Ecuador. She rode horses all throughout her childhood and I have been on a... read more

    Sonya S
    4/13/2020

    star rating  Zia and Graeme are wonderful folks who care for loads of animals. My boyfriend and I did the whole day trip starting out in the forest, stopped at the... read more

    n00b3r3ll4
    6/19/2019

    star rating  Thank you so much for choosing Cabalgatas Canoa for your horse riding experience in Canoa. We strive to be the best and it is rewarding when this is recognised! I... read more

    Swelch89
    6/21/2019
  • star rating  We had an amazing experience with the horses at the beach. A dream came true for me. My 9 year old daughter and my partner, who was sitting on a... read more

    Tanja G
    2/12/2019

    star rating  I volunteered for Cabalgatas Canoa for 2 months. Having done numerous trail rides around the world it was lovely to see how much time and effort goes into making sure... read more

    cerim377
    3/12/2019

    star rating  Amazing experience with everyone at Rancho San Antonio. The horses are beautiful and awesome to ride. I did some volunteering work for a month that I would highly recommend if... read more

    Marie D
    11/01/2019
  • star rating  I did the whole day trip starting on the beach then heading up into the forest to the brewery and back down to their ranch. Zia and Graeme are fantastic... read more

    Swelch89
    6/01/2019

INCLUDED ON ALL OF OUR TOURS:

  • Fit, healthy horse, one per rider!
  • EU standard safety riding helmets available to all of our clients
  • Comfortable and safe, high quality English or American tack
  • Qualified and experienced guide. (Bilingual guide available for additional cost)
  • Photographs and video taken on the tour
  • Returning clients receive a 10% discount on their tour or lessons

 

FOR YOUR COMFORT AND SAFETY:

  • Please wear long trousers or jeans and enclosed shoes or boots
  • Bring sunscreen, sun hat and insect repellent

Booking conditions

  • To confirm booking, payment for your horse riding tour must be received in full
  • If you need to cancel or modify your booking, it must be with a minimum of 48 hours notice in order to receive a refund or to reschedule
  • You must be ready 15 minutes before the tour start time. If you arrive late, the tour may depart without you or be cut short, and you may lose your payment
  • Inclement Weather: Canoa has varied weather and we may have to cancel with full refund or to reschedule in case of storms or heavy rains
  • For the welfare of our horses a weight restriction of 100 kg / 220 lbs applies
  • Riders will need to find their way to the ranch, or we can collect you and drop you off for $15 round trip to and from Canoa. (Bahia is additional cost.)