Horseback Riding in Boracay - Philippines
There are a number of ways you can go around Boracay, be it by tricycle or ATV, but while they are convenient, they do not convey the same sense of adventure and romance that horseback riding does.
There are several options available when it comes to horseback riding in Boracay Island. The costs will vary depending on the length of time and other factors. Finding one by the way, is not that difficult; from the resort where you are staying, you may make inquiries about the nearest horse stable; it is even possible that the resort offers such a package.
Most of the services that offer horseback riding in Boracay Island are open from 6 in the morning up to six in the evening. The rate is usually 600 Philippine Pesos for one adult and about 500 Philippine Pesos for a child under 12 years. This is good enough for a 60 minute ride. For a two hour ride it will be 1,000 for an adult and 900 for a child (again under 12 years).
If you have no experience horseback riding in Boracay Island, you can get a riding lesson for 825 Philippine Pesos. It is not that difficult to learn, and once you get the hang of it, you will be able to enjoy the ride. Learning how to ride the horse is made easier by the fact that the animals are well trained and the guides are all professionals.
Once you have decided on the type of horseback riding in Boracay Island that you want to try out, you can begin exploring the island. With (or without) your guide, you can take a leisurely stroll through the countryside, or traverse the friendly villages and intermingle with the locals. Or, as most prefer, you can take your horse for a promenade along the beaches.
Whether it is at White Beach, Puka, or Bulabog, the sensation and feeling of horseback riding in Boracay is simply enthralling. Sitting on the horse, and watching the golden sun go down amidst a dazzling assortment of colored clouds, is an experience that cannot be fully described in words.
Those who have gone horseback riding in Boracay Island will only be too glad to tell you that it can bring you a sense of pleasure and fulfillment that few activities can compare with. Give it a try, and relish that feeling of being one with nature.