Galapagos Islands horseback riding
Horseback riding in Galapagos
is a rich variety of opportunities for riding enthusiasts in Ecuador.
You can ride high in the Andes through the grassy paramo plains with
glaciated volcanoes as a backdrop, through lowland tropical rain
forest, or even through the many unique ecosystems of the
Galapagos you can enjoy horseback riding along paths on the hillsides of
Cruz with their spectacular scenery and unique wildlife all around.
the saddle and bridle adjustments before mounting. The girth band
should be tight and the reins and stirrup leathers warn or
sufficient. Make sure that your stirrups have the right length
because if they are short, your knees will catch and could be very
Study your prospective horse initially for any
appearance of lameness abusiveness, bad conditions, under fed or
sickness signs. If you find any anomalies refuse to mount it.
If the saddle & bridle looks old, is too loose,
damaged or cracked, change it immediately or just don't ride it!
If the horse is over volatile and you feel
unsafe, change horses or just don't ride that day. If you are on a
route when a problem hits, dismount immediately.
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