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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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As a dressage rider and animal advocate and author of "Pilates for the Dressage Rider" I take my horses seriously. Driving up to the stable, I immediately was impressed by the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Champaign, Illinois
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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

As a dressage rider and animal advocate and author of "Pilates for the Dressage Rider" I take my horses seriously. Driving up to the stable, I immediately was impressed by the condition and demeanor of the horses. They were absolutely beautiful! Well cared for, calm eyed and groomed to the nines! I brought my husband and two friends, non riders,... More 

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Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It's hard to put into words the feeling one gets when experiencing Pura Vida here in Costa Rica. The perfect balance of Nature in Harmony. This is truly without a doubt one of thee most awesome experiences in Costa Rica where you can feel the Pura Vida. We had heard many wonderful things about this tour and today it was... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is by far the best horse tour in the area. Andrea and chris are so welcoming and you can tell they care deeply about their horses, which are all rescue horses. Liana is a great guide, very knowledgeable as well and so sweet with kids. I took my 6 year old on the trip and she loved it!!! wants... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We had a great time with Andrea, Chris, their team and their wonderful horses. They not only provided professional service (always on time, etc.) and spread their passion for what they are doing,, but also were very nice people to be around and learn from. (And if I'd had space in my luggage I would have taken some of their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Every aspect of our tour with this company was enjoyable. From the very knowledgeable (and funny) tour guides to their philosophy on rescuing and humanely treating the horses they've provided, we loved everything. Our stop at mud bath was also perfect and it punctuated the horseback riding very well. It was a beautiful experience that we plan on having again!

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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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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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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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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