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Discovery Horse Tours

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Address: La Quina | Mata De Platano, Jaco 00000, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8838 7550
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Description: Horse riding Jaco Costa Rica. Discovery horse tours were awarded a...
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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Andrea, Chris and their staff do and you will see this as soon as you arrive to there beautiful primary rainforest farm. Andrea, an informative tour guide and professional... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Jaco, Costa Rica

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Andrea, Chris and their staff do and you will see this as soon as you arrive to there beautiful primary rainforest farm. Andrea, an informative tour guide and professional horsewoman guided us to our volcanic mud bath. awsome! the horses are loved and well taken care of and you will feel that the entire trip. #1 horse rainforest tour in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our group took the jungle spa adventure. This is my 2nd time on this particular excursion. I love that it's a casual, relaxed environment. Andrea gave us a quick lesson on how to guide our horses and then we were off. The surroundings were amazing! I particularly enjoyed learning about all the plants and animals native to the area. The... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed the ride with Chris. The horses are amazing they all have their own personality. I classify myself as a beginner but, it was a different experience taking in the forest riding a horse and making our way to the spring. The mud was just the icing and was really fun experience for us. We got great pictures... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My husband and I were picked up by Liana and taken to Discovery Horse Tours. The journey out was incredibly beautiful (and a little bumpy!), offering us an opportunity to see the area off the main route. When we arrived we were briefed on what we would do and also on how to manage the horses.The horses were beautiful and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Discovery Horse Tours is exactly what they state on their flier: "So much more than just a horse tour". Andrea, the owner, is a true horsewoman. She has compassion, respect and listens to her horses. I was amazed at the communication she displayed. Her horses are happy to be ridden, not submissive and beaten down. Andrea has mastered the skill... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The Jungle Spa tour was incredible and exceeded every expectation I had by a mile. Exceptional value for money and suitable for all abilities. Having ridden and owned horses for most of my life I can honestly say I have never before come across such placid and beautifully trained horses. I was riding in a group with very mixed abilities... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This horse tour is so much more than just a horseback ride. Of all the activities the area has to offer, this was the great surprise of the trip. Well cared for horses, wonderful scenery, highly educational and Andrea is an excellent guide. Everyone who visits Costa Rica should have this experience.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Discovery Horse Tour we went on was amazing. Andrea and Chris provide an experience that is equal parts exciting and relaxing, educational and fun. The tour didn't feel cheesy or touristy, but instead provided a glimpse into real pura vida. The horses were super calm and would be appropriate for even the most inexperienced riders. If you only have... More 

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Avon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is the first time our family experienced a ranch where the horses were so well cared for; I suggested the owner to head an association for horses' well being. You have to see it to believe in what they do...fabulous! not sure you can ride any other style now. They love their horses, nature and it shows. Great ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Andrea, Chris and the horses are the heart of this business and that is clear from the second you arrive. The horses are so calm and smart - riding them was a breeze. My friends and I did the jungle spa tour which involved visiting a spring and doing a natural mud spa treatment. Andrea made sure all candid moments... More 

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Address: La Quina | Mata De Platano, Jaco 00000, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8838 7550
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco

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