Horseback riding is offered at Parque Nacional El Cubano (tel. 041/99-6611, daily 8 a.m.–4 p.m., CUC6.50 entrance including a drink), one kilometer west of Trinidad . The rides lead to natural pools good for swimming. Cubanacán has an excursion from Trinidad (CUC15).
Tour agencies in Trinidad handle bookings for horseback riding (CUC15, 2 hours including lunch) at Finca Dolores (tel. 041/99-6481), a rustic farm turned tourist attraction on the banks of the Río Guaurabo, two kilometers west of Trinidad. A representation of a traditional farm features an aviary, cockfights, milking, and other farm activities during folkloric shows. Your best source for information on horseback riding is Julio Muñoz, the local “horse whisperer” (tel./fax 041/99-3673, www.casa.trinidadphoto.com ).