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Address: 2a Avenida Sur No 3, San Juan del Obispo, Guatemala
Phone Number: 502 7830 6669

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So much more than just horse riding!

What a great morning! Definitely worth the trip out to the lovely suburb of San Juan del Obispo. We hopped in a taxi from Antigua not knowing what to expect. Fred and Paula... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Aine1981
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

What a great morning! Definitely worth the trip out to the lovely suburb of San Juan del Obispo. We hopped in a taxi from Antigua not knowing what to expect. Fred and Paula greeted us along with their 8 rescue dogs! The horses (all rescue animals) are so well looked after. They can only take two people out at a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I had a beautiful and peaceful ride through the countryside and in to the sweet little surrounding towns. My guide was a lovely young Guatamalan gentleman who obviously loved the horses and the land. I had an amazing time and will most certainly return. Thank you for a day I will cherish!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My ride with Fred and Albert was like going for a ride with old friends. The countryside was open enough for a few canters and trots. I was shown the local farming techniques plus the views of the valley and Antigua. The horses were well tended and responsive. All in all a lovely experience with both Fred and Albert.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A morning spent riding through the countryside was the highlight of my stay in Guatemala. Not only was it an excellent way to see the countryside as you would not see it otherwise, to do so on the back of a beautifully cared for horse and with the guidance of a knowledgeable horseman really capped it off. I am impressed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I came there as an almost complete beginner. Paula and Fred are friendly and interesting people. They gave me riding classes, first in the arena, later also outside. I consider the training very efficient. I'm still far from being a good rider but my skills are a lot more than I expected in that short time (10 hrs). I rode... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I am a beginner ridder but luckily I have a very experienced friend so we decided to try out Ravenscroft. I was a little worried that I wouldn't be able to do the trail but with some helpful tips from my friend and Fred it was a good ride. We went on the hour and a half ride and Fred... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I had high hopes for my morning ride with Ravenscroft but was very disappointed. I am an intermediate level rider but can honestly say that this was an unpleasant riding experience. The horses are well looked after and groomed but it soon became clear that my horse Alfred was very agitated about something in his mouth early on in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

When I arrived at Ravenscroft Stables I was met by Paula and her husband Fred, an American couple who have lived in Guatemala for 20 years. Fred was wearing a kilt over jodhpurs after Paula had picked up on my accent over the phone! Fred who is 84 years old, introduced me to Alfred my horse for the morning. He's... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

bit pricey for guate....wait till you get to Atitlan.......lot cheaper...find the guys down by the lake

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My girlfriend and I rode horses with Ravenscroft Stables in July of 2014 and had a pleasant and memorable time with owners Paula and Fred,their well-cared-for horses, and (as a bonus) their collection of around 8-10 funny dogs which meander about the property. As a beginning rider myself, I received English riding instruction from Paula for 30 minutes prior to... More 

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