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Activities

The Horse Experience

 

Recommended for beginners of all ages.

Connect with horses by being around them, touching them and talking with them.

We will walk among the horses in their pastures, free horses in a herd.  

You will then be given a horse to care for, feed and brush. You will learn to handle and walk with your horse.

After ground instructions you will improve your balance and learn our riding techniques. First bareback in the training ring and, if time allows, in the saddle by yourself around the warm up track under the supervision of Samuel and his team.

1200 pesos per person.

 

Connected Riding Lessons

 

Lessons will be adapted to your level.
Connected riding is the ability to adjust your body to the rhythm of the horse.
The objective is for you to learn to communicate with horses naturally, to establish a collaborative relationship with them to enhance your riding experience.
To establish this natural communication it is important to:
• Understand the horse
• Gain its trust and respect
• Understand the most appropriate        technique to reach each horse
• Be conscious of your body language
Learn to regulate your energy with      your breathing
• Knowing the most advantageous         position for riding


Stephanie will share with you her skills in horse communication and riding method.
 
Cost:
. 400 pesos per person, per hour in a group from 3 to 4
. 500 pesos per hour for private instruction up to 2

Tune up and ride connected

 

Recommended for intermediate riders.

 

It allows you to refresh or tune up your riding skills, team up with your horse, build back up confidence and top it off with an exciting trail ride in the mountains.

It includes grooming, saddling, warm up with instructions and a ride out.

1400 pesos per person.

 

Horseback rides with a guide

 

Recommended for experienced and intermediate riders.

Before any ride we like you to groom and tack your horse.

The rides wind through our beautiful valley by ways of local paths and dirt roads. The mountain trails take us through the woods and open fields of our ranch. Our 1/2 mile groomed gallop track is available for the more adventurous.  

1200 pesos per person

Experienced Riders

 

We can offer you high level fast paced mountain trails rides of approximately one hour.

Equine Therapy

Contact us for details.

Accommodations

 

The cottage

As our guests you can freely enjoy our peaceful and beautiful 100 acre eco reserve. We recommend a minimum of 2 nights stay for you to fully enjoy the ranch.

 

The Cottage

 

Cozy cabin with two double beds plus one single pull out, chimney, bathroom, living room, sun room, private garden with flowers and fruit trees. Fully equipped kitchen (refrigerator, oven, microwave etc) with all you need to cook great meals, provided with a large selection of spices, sugar, salt, oil and drinking water. You will also find comfortable bedding, towels and toilet paper. 

 

Costs:

1200 pesos a night for two

200 pesos extra for each additional person

Cleaning cost of 300 pesos per stay

Important: 

Book ahead for a better attention.

There is no coverage at the ranch only a limited access to internet.

Book directly with us:

elranchoevergreen@gmail.com

Whatsapp +52 1 967 127 79 17

See pictures on Airbnb link:

 https://abnb.me/Rp2frVDxi9 

 

 

 

 

 

Food

Hungry

 

Purchase your food in San Cristobal de las Casas and prepare it in your own kitchen.

 

There are no grocery stores near the ranch, only a local tienda with snacks. The village of Betania, is the closest place where you will find basic dry goods, fresh fruits and veggies, 7km of dirt road away, accessible by taxi. 

 

We recommend doing your shopping in San Cristobal de las Casas (30km away) where you will find all you can wish for - organic, whole food, bakeries, delicatessens, fresh fruits and vegetables. Fresh markets and large super markets are available there and in Teopisca.

If you are coming straight from the airport of Tuxtla Gutierrez,

we offer a pick up (safe taxi) with a stop at a super market or a local market. 

 

We can also do your shopping ahead of your arrival, just give us a list.

 

ABOUT US

We are a family ranch devoted to our animals and our visitors. We offer trail rides in the Chiapas mountains, horseback riding lessons for beginners, intermediate and experienced riders. Equine therapy for ALL.

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CONTACT US

El Rancho Evergreen

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