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Discovery Horse Tours

Certificate of Excellence
Nature & wildlife tours, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
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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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The best week of my life!

This was by far one of the best weeks of my life and I have to thank Andrea and Chris for that! A friend and I traveled from Wisconsin to Costa Rica in January to escape the cold... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was by far one of the best weeks of my life and I have to thank Andrea and Chris for that! A friend and I traveled from Wisconsin to Costa Rica in January to escape the cold and we were met with paradise! We chose to do the Tropical Trials week long vacation and I feel it was a... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

First of all, there isn´t a more studied and experienced horse woman and rider than the owner Andrea. Her attention to detail, safety and knowledge of horses is one of a kind. She truly loves her horses and it shows! Being a horse owner, it`s lovely to see someone taking great care of her animals and more important the horses... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A family of 5 wandered through the beautiful scenery south of Jaco with Discovery Tours on their Jungle Spa (3 teenage girls). The team provided an extraordinary experience complete with monkeys and a unique mudbath. The horses were incredible and even one daughter who was deathly afraid (bad previous experience on a horse) had an absolutely wonderful time. Well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I don't even know where to start.. This was my first time leaving the states to go on my first "real" vacation. Boy am I happy me and my friend Heidi decided to come to Costa Rica! We decided on the week long vacation with discovery horse tours Costa Rica, and I am so happy we did, there was so... More 

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Kitchener, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I had the pleasure of riding with Discovery Horse Tours the first time I visited Costa Rica two years ago and it was the best horseback riding experience of my life - I knew that I had to return to experience it again. When I discovered that I could enjoy an entire week of riding along with some great sightseeing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Our group of 6 had an excellent time with Chris and Andrea. The horses were well taken care of and the experience was relaxing. We saw some animals that we had not seen anywhere else during our visit. The waterfalls and mudbath were the icing on the cake.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Andrea and the employees obviously care deeply about the horses, and this leads to an amazing experience for every guest. My family and I (party of five) were joined by two friends for out tour. And this was a big group! we rode through the forest to a waterfall where we were treated to a volcanic mud scrub and some... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

You can immediately tell how much Andrea and her team care for their horses. Gentle, loving ways that extended into the overall feeling of the tour, itself. The ride through the rain forest was magical, with huge blossoming plants in the trees and every shade of green you can think of – and then some… The spring volcanic mud facial... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful morning with the team at Discovery. We were picked up and dropped off at our hotel, matched perfectly with our horses (shiera and Canelo) and enjoyed a fantastic trek to a natural spring where we rested the horses and were treated to a volcanic mud scrub which was really refreshing on a baking hot day. Fresh... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We just got back from a week in Costa Rica and while we were there got to experience another wonderful ride with Andrea. The horses are really in good shape and have been lovingly cared for. We had previously experienced the jungle ride with Chris and so Andrea took us on a complete tour of the ranch and was so... More 

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