“Terra dos Cowboys” ranch is a family business promoting quality horseback riding adventures in beautiful Jericoacoara.


To offer our clients a truly memorable ride, we care about the well-being of our horses and offer you proper and the most secure equipment.


We believe that in respecting our horses and knowing their limits, our animals are happy, healthy and want to be in contact with humans. We offer our services in Portuguese, English and French.


Our goal is to make our clients aware, through guided horseback rides, of the importance of preserving the beautiful National Park of Jericoacoara and its animals.


Even if this is your first horseback ridding experience, we are confident that it will not be your last! Our staff is experienced with all levels of riders, so even if you have never been on a horse before, we will make sure you are safe and enjoy every minute of your ride!

Terra dos Cowboys Ranch is a project that has been close to José’s heart from a young age.


Native of Jericoacoara, he knows the best spots of the National Park.


He has a profound love of and natural talent with horses.


With over 20 years of experience as a guide in Jericoacoara and his gift to empower and safely instruct young and less experienced riders, José has built a loyal clientele and is highly respected



Originally from Montreal, Canada, Julie is trilingual and lives in Jericoacoara since 2010.


She is José’s associate and occasionally joins the tours.


Passionate about animals, her lifelong dream was to own a stable.


She has been riding horses in her hometown of Montreal since the age of 5, participating in many English Saddle Jumping and Dressage Competitions.