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Address: West Bay KY1-1302, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345 916 8669
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Description: One of the most unique ways to experience Grand Cayman! Trek along the...
One of the most unique ways to experience Grand Cayman! Trek along the edge of the Caribbean Sea atop one of our magnificent beauties! Enjoy a lazy walk as the surf rolls in and out at the feet of your horse. For the more adventurous, feel the wind in your hair as you canter along the white sand beach. Try something completely out of the ordinary with the swim ride - hold on tight as your horse is steered into the cool and refreshing waters of the Caribbean for a wonderful swim.The true romantics can see the softer side of Cayman with the moonlit ride during the full moon. Guided only by the natural instincts of your horse, enjoy the peaceful nirvana of paradise where the modern world is far and away!Whatever your choice, Spirit of the West delivers premium service with true Caymanian hospitality. Each ride is an experience of a lifetime and every rider feels like they have done something they will never forget!
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We truly enjoyed our experience with the horses and our guide. The beach was beautiful. We had great service and can't wait to go back and do this again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We truly enjoyed our experience with the horses and our guide. The beach was beautiful. We had great service and can't wait to go back and do this again.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Took a private ride with my best friend for her birthday. We rode down the beach on a western saddle. After our walk, our guide took off the saddles and we jumped on bareback. When we headed into the ocean, it was breath taking! Such an amazing experience. The horse always responded well and were very calm, even though a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Amazing expirence... It's unforgettable!! One of the top things to do in the caymans!!! 👌. I have never ridden a horse but the horses were so tame and it was so easy and fun. 10/10 5 stars!!!! 💯%

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

It was my family's first visit to the island, and our first try on horse back riding, and on the beach, what an incredible experience! The guides were attentive, staying close by to ensure we felt comfortable on the horse. The horses were gentle, love them! Will do it again whenever we are back to the island in the future.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My family and I went on this tour on a day where the weather wasn't very nice but we still had a great time on the well trained horses led by the kind tour leader. Riding bareback on the horse in the water was a very fun and unique experience. I definitely recommend taking a tour of the beautiful island... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

As someone who grew up around horses, horseback riding is one thing. Swimming with them in the Caribbean is another experience altogether and one that's truly as memorable as they come. So, be sure to take your Go Pro. Moreover, it's safe...even for the less accomplished rider. The Spirit of the West staff was also very attentive, courteous and accommodating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My boyfriend was visiting the island for the first time and he really wanted to do the beach ride. We decided late and the team was very helpful about squeezing us in for the 5pm. Neither of us had ridden a horse before but our guide was very friendly and he answered any questions that we had. He even stopped... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This was truly an incredible experience. From the seamless booking process to the pickup, riding and drop off everything was exceptional. Our guide was a passionate young man who you could tell adored his job. I had the pleasure of riding Ginger who was an old girl but still in great nick. The horses have an affinity with the staff... More 

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Houston, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Long story short, my wife had to have a tetanus shot after slipping from the rusty platform used to mount the horses bareback, my 11 year old son was bit by one of the horses, the inexperienced guide lost control of his horse after entirely submerging it under the waves in water that was too deep, and my 13 year... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I enjoyed myself riding on the horse name Sinbad . Pail the owner was very professional and helpful. I found out he been riding horses for 30 something years. His tour guys were very cool and helpful as well. Although, I was scared to get in the water,I was able to observe that opportunity I was missing on. One thing... More 

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