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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 65 Activities in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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... more » 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Unlike the other tour companies in Jaco, it is difficult to consider this a business. True, you pay money for a horseback riding tour but Andrea and her husband are so passionate about what they do, it's almost like a trade--trading funds for a glimpse of what they do and getting to enjoy the horses at the same time. They... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have been riding with Andrea and Chris at Discovery Tours for years. Not only does this tour take you through the jungle and beaches but it is a true horsemanship experience. The most rewarding way to see Costa Rica is by horseback, and these are the finest most taken care of animals around the area. Most of them rehabilitated... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This was our first trip to Costa Rica, and on our list of things we wanted to do was horse back riding. I am experienced with horses, but my three children that went were not. They ranged in ages 6-18. I wanted their first experience to be a great one. WOW is all I can say. They made my kids... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

On our trip to Costa Rica, we had time for one more adventure tour and we chose to go on the spa horseback riding tour with Discovery Horse Tours. What a great choice! On the ride was myself, husband and two teenage boys. The first thing that impressed me was how beautifully the horses were cared for, and the second... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I had the opportuniy to do the horseback tour with my co-workers the other day. I was extremely nervous because I have a very bad phobia of horses. But Andrea and Lia made me feel so comfortable, it was the first time I had ridden a horse in about 20 years. My horse was Merlin and he took such good... More

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Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I came to Costa Rica with 4 friends for a week long trip & one of the things on our to-do list was to go horseback riding. We were so happy we ended up with Discovery Horse Tours! We had been told by a local that the tour was amazing & I'm so glad we went! The ride into the... More

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Haleiwa, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went on this horseback riding tour not knowing these horses were halter trained (not needing bit in there mouth)and very well kept. Having a horse makes you very picky about the treatment & care of horses. These horses were very loved and well trained. The owners were were personable and the tour guide was very knowledgeable about the animals... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have been using Discovery for well over 12 years and wouldn't trust anyone else! I send family, friends, and ride myself when I come to Costa Rica. You need to make sure that the horses provided are well taken care of and can withhold this type of activity. The trail you will go on is like no other and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I took a 2.5 hour ride with Andrea a few weeks ago and cannot stop raving about it. As a frequent traveler and horse lover, I often seek out horse tours in cool locations, but nearly as often decide against actually going on the tour once I see the mistreated, underfed and overworked horses. Andrea´s outfit actually rescues horses like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Chris, Andrea, and Leana made our ride spectacular! Super fun ride on amazing horses to a spring waterfall and pool. The views are amazing. The horses are super sweet and hand picked for each persons ability. Andrea and Leana were extremely informative making the whole event a true adventure! Our kids are 6 years, 8 years, and 10 years old... More

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