Horses, or caballos, as they are called by their Spanish name in Mexico, have served an important part in Spanish history.
While I’m staying at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa, I noticed the beautiful bronze statues in the lobby of the hotel. Next door the CasaMagna Cancun Resort had an oil painting of a Spanish soldier mounted on his trusty stead.
If you’ve always wanted to go on a horseback riding vacation in Cancun, Mexico, here are several equestrian opportunities for you to try.
- Playa Maroma
- Punta Venado
MEXICAN COWBOY BOOTS
I’ll be going on a horseback riding vacation at Holkan Kingdom and will report back on my experience. Update: Holkan Kingdom has closed.
If you need to pick up a leather pair of Mexican cowboy boots, Mercado 28 in downtown Cancun had several tiendas or shops. Adios.
Article and photos by Nancy D. Brown.