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Address: West Bay KY1-1302, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345 916 8669
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One of the most unique ways to experience Grand Cayman! Trek along the edge...

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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My dream came true!

Horseback riding on the beach has been on my bucket list for several years and this ride was a dream come true! The beach is uninhabited and beautiful with gorgeous blue sky and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Susan C
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Horseback riding on the beach has been on my bucket list for several years and this ride was a dream come true! The beach is uninhabited and beautiful with gorgeous blue sky and water. Paul the owner and our guide was great! The horses were well cared for and well behaved. We hadn't been on horses in years and Paul... More 

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Thank Susan C
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my private beach ride along the beach with Paul. Horses were well behaved and I felt totally safe. Would recommend.

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Thank Tammy G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth it! Was one of the best experiences I've had on the Island. If I could I would do it every day!! The horses are very easy to handle, and overall it was a lovely experience!

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Thank Michelle V
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and her husband bought this experience for me for my Christmas present, while we were visiting them in Cayman. It was a wonderful trip and the horses were lovely and healthy looking. The staff were great and Cecelia who helped me was brilliant, she was most thoughtful and encouraging as I had not ridden for over 20 years.... More 

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Thank Cericlogs
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

First the good points - well care for horses, stunning location, knowledgeable staff (including our driver) and the experience of riding bareback into the ocean and feeling the horses underneath you was amazing. The not so good - it was far too short, our guide seemed hurried, and the horses could only be walked along a very narrow beach. Overall... More 

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1 Thank Tracy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

This was the best Swimming with the horse we have ever done, and we have done many. We went for a ride December 24 with my 3 teenage kids and my 9 year old, Paul was our guide. Paul is amazing , a great guide, very nice, knowledgeable and attentive! I would absolutely recommend this place !

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1 Thank Shelly C
Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

It was easy to make reservations on their site and they include transportation. Our guide Michael was very nice and did a great job giving instructions. The horses are well trained and easily took instructions. I've ridden a horse a handful of times and this was by far the best experience I've had. Taking the horses into the water was... More 

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Thank Siciley
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

There are three or four horse tour companies on the island--we selected Spirit of the West based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. We did the beach and swimming with horses ride--it took about 3 hours. We were fortunate to be in a small group of only three (not including the guide)--I specifically selected Monday as I had read... More 

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Aston, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Awesome experience with Spirit of the West! Michael did a great job guiding us on the swim ride! He made us feel very comfortable and safe as we are not experienced riders. He took some great photos for us and held our go-pro camera during the whole swim. Made some great memories with my teenage daughter : )

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Thank Donna D
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My daughter and I went out today for a beach and swim ride and had a wonderful time. We both ride at home and love our horses...these horses are well cared for and have excellent manners. Lots of fun and would defineately do it again.

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