We will pick you up from your hotel of Cusco and head to the Horse ranch owned by locals located 15 minutes away of cusco city. You will meet your horses and your horseman (Arriero). where you will receive recommendations from Arriero and learn the proper way to ride horse on the Andes. Then you ride your horse to explore round of the some archeological sites near of Saqsayhuaman, along the way you will have a chance to explore some ruins as Temple of the moon, kusilluchayuc, Inca carcel, Chacan (balcon del diablo). All depends on how many hours horse riding would want. Finally, your tour ends behind of white christ and you may visit before returning to your hotel.
TRAIL RIDING GUIDE WITH HELPFUL HINTS AND POLICIES.
It is important to note that there are inherent risks associated with being around animals. Proper conduct is necessary to ensure the safety of our guests, staff and horses. Below are some important guidelines for guest participation.
- All riders must be at least 50” tall to participate in a trail ride. It is also recommended that children be at least 9 years of age to ensure a safe ride.
- There is a standard weight limit of 250lbs per rider. This is for the safety of the the horse. If you are unsure about your weight, we have a scale available at the stables.
- You should not ride if you: have neck back or bone injuries; have heart trouble or high blood pressure; are pregnant; have had recent surgery or a pre-existing illness.
- There is no cell phone use or picture taking while on the trail rides. Riders will need both hands free and available to properly control the horse.
- Guided trail rides are approximately 1-hour long and can include winding, steep hills. Proper attire is required.
-Long pants are recommended
-No open toe shoes, flip flops or bare feet are permitted.
We offer 2 levels of riding:
Beginner Ride is suitable for all guests meeting the above mentioned requirements.
Intermediate Ride includes walking and trotting. It is recommended that guests have at least two hours experience riding a horse and are comfortable steering, stopping, and controlling a horse at a walk and a trot.