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Discovery Horse Tours

La Quina | Mata De Platano, Jaco 00000, Costa Rica
+506 8838 7550
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Ranked #2 of 71 Activities in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Horse riding Jaco Costa Rica. Discovery horse tours were awarded a "Certificate of Excellence" in...
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Owner description: Horse riding Jaco Costa Rica. Discovery horse tours were awarded a "Certificate of Excellence" in the Trip Advisor awards 2011,2012 and 2013. If you want an unforgettable tour (tours duration ranges from 2.5 hours up to a full day, or a full week!) through the rain forest, on the beach or into the mountains Discovery Horse Tours are total equine professionals. Renowned for making sure the horses as well as the clients have a fabulous time they are "so much more" than just a horse tour! Specializing in small groups of no more than 8 people (4 on the beach)your tour will always feel personal. Located on a stunning 1500 acre private rain forest reserve, you will share the trails with no one but the wildlife. You will LOVE the horses who are safe, fun and most importantly happy and incredibly well cared for. Ride through pristine rain forest to the secret spring fed waterfall, or gallop along the deserted beaches. If you are on Honeymoon check our website for details on your private rain forest adventure with champagne and a private mud bath. No experience necessary. Beginners will feel secure,confident and in control. Experienced riders can enjoy the thrill of galloping our fit and healthy horses across the open hay fields. Consistently described as "The highlight of our trip to Costa Rica". Famous for the love of their animals, customer care and attention to detail; you will love your time with Discovery Horse Tours! All our horses are trained using Parelli Natural horsemanship, they are treated with respect, dignity and love, we take our time to match clients with the right horse making sure they have a wonderful time.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Andrea and her staff were great. They were very professional and supportive. This has to be the best horse back riding experience I've had. Lots of fun, highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We had an amazing time at Discorvery Horse Tours it was a great riding experience, the horses were well cared for and in great shape. The ride was absolutely fabulous, the scenery breath taking and the mud bath lots of fun. Andrea and Chris are gracious host and our guide was fantastic and had great knowledge of the surrounding areas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Had an amazing time riding here. The rides are gorgeous and the horses are so well cared for and responsive. I am a nervous rider but Andrea put me at my ease even before I arrived. Within 15 minutes I was cantering across fields and taking in the wonderful scenery. I did 3 rides and wish I had had time... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This trip was wonderful. The horses were cute and funny, and the people were nice and fun. The mud felt great, the fruit served was delicious, and the water felt amazing. On the way there, you can hear toucans and wild turkeys, and it's beautiful. <3

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

On our vacation trips to Costa Rica we always try to arrange a visit to Discovery Horse Tours. Since our first visit in 2010 Discovery Horse Tours has become one of our favourite activities while in Costa Rica. Returning to see Andrea and Chris is now like dropping in on old friends. For our ride on November 26 we opted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My husband and I took the tour through the rain forest, complete with the volcanic mud treatment. It was the best experience! Andrea & Chris made us feel so welcome. Our guide, Leanna, was very knowledgeable and pointed out endless details of the habitat, through which we were riding. The horses are so well cared for and are so responsive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

When I read that the horses here were ridden without bits in their mouths, I thought I have to see this! The experience did not disappoint. Andrea and Chris the owners have clearly put their heart and souls into this place and it shows. The horses look so well cared for, happy and well schooled. They are a pleasure to... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

There is nothing "touristy" about these rides. It is as if Andrea & Chris are new friends who have invited you to their ranch and are sharing their life and horses with you. They are passionate about the wellbeing of their horses, (all rescued and rehabilitated) and the horses respond with gentleness, kindness and WILLINGNESS. If you are experienced with... More 

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Magnolia, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Annually my bride and I seek out horse treks around the world, be it Outer Mongolia, China, Tibet, the more extreme the better but this year we thought we would just relax and spend some time with horses and new friends, and Discovery Horse Tours was just the place to recharge our batteries and make plans for a return visit.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you don't like horses you will, first learn lo love horses and then love this tour. Upon arrival we were greeted by Andrea the tour owner and Lia. Both of them were very friendly and offered us plenty information. 17 of the 19 horses that have in the ranch are rescued animals. The tours priority is the well being... More 

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