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Hooves - Guided tours on horseback

#1 of 16 things to do in St. Ann's Bay Features Animals
# 5 61 Windsor Road, St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-972-0905
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Hooves is a family owned attraction in operation for over 20 years, committed to offering our guests a unique experience on horseback. Members of our staff have been with us for more than fourteen years, and are very experienced, and able to give you the best of care. Many of our horses are rescued and brought back to good health, happy to take you into the sea. We are located in St Ann's Bay on the north coast of Jamaica near to Ocho Rios hotels and cruise ship pier. Guests also come on special tours from the cruise shop pier in Falmouth which provides an opportunity to see other attractions au route. Located on a World Heritage Site and sanctioned by The Jamaica National Heritage Trust and the Jamaica Tourist Board we are humbled by the task we have to provide our guests with accurate information on well trained horses with modern equipment for a safe and wonderful experience. Hooves has many return guests, some who have come on our Honeymoon ride, returning years later with their children. Often we have guests asking for particular horses and guides and when asked if they had been with us before, they reply "Oh a friend recommended you" Trip Advisor has been a wonderful help to us with the many kind comments made, so please remember to add to those. We are continually striving to improve our service and you comments are taken seriously.
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# 5 61 Windsor Road, St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time with Hooves during our beach and ocean ride. The wranglers were great and took wonderful care of our kids and my husband and I. They also went above and beyond when the disc with photos from our adventure broke on...More

Thank Christi K
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review it means a lot to us. And all the best to you from Candy our photographer.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand horses are large animals and need some muscle to control, but my husband and I were both upset by the amount of hitting with a switch (stick) that took place on our tour, specifically when we were riding through the water. I don't...More

Thank Allison C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancé and I booked a private horseback ride through Island Routes. We were picked up in our resort lobby and taken to the Hooves location in Ocho Rios. We arrived with a large group of people who were also doing the horseback ride tour...More

Thank vacationholly
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your informative review. I am so happy that we gave you a great time and you would like to return. All the best for your married life together and a big up from Danny.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from our horseback riding excursion. It was excellent. My wife and I have not ridden before. We were given a brief intoxicating by CJ about what to expect on the trip and about the horses and facility. Care was taken to ensure...More

Thank Keith K
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

My goodness what a wonderful and detailed review. Thank you so much as it means the world to us, especially as we are a small family owned business. Hope you come again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again a trip to Hooves was one of the highlights of our holiday. Staff are welcoming and friendly, the horses are incredibly well trained, and the views/scenery is spectacular. Both our daughters, who ride horses at home, loved every second. A great experience, which...More

Thank tattoodave
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Welcome back and I hope you liked our improvements including the Taino hut, the signage and the African hut. Last month we had a couple who had a Honeymoon ride many years ago (we have been operating for 23 years) and returned with their children....More

Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

This is our second time to Hooves and we adored it the first time a few years ago and loved it again this time. Our guides were great (Derek and Barry), so helpful, fun and informative. Horses are lovely, coolbeer from Sharon on the beach...More

Thank Pie-Boo16
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2017

Welcome back and thanks for coming again to see our improvements and changes. A "Big up" from Sharon, Derek and Barry who has been with us from the beginning some 24 years ago. Hope to see you again. All that's good

Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

This was the best trip by far! I usually get a little scared especially after seeing that I had the biggest horse. The guides are awesome and the horses are clearly cared for and well trained! You are given a short ride on a track...More

Thank jade h
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2017

Thanks Jade for saying nothing to fear. We are so happy you had a great ride and taking the time to tell about it. All that's good

Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

We have done this with our 5 and 6 year old daughters. The older one had a half cast on her arm at the time and had no problem holding on and riding. This company uses English saddles which are smaller than "western" ones (so...More

Thank ransga
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2017

Oh wow! What a great family outing you had. Thanks for writing.

Reviewed June 23, 2017

We had a great time with Hooves. From pick up at our hotel to the end, we felt safe and really enjoyed our experience. The guides are friendly and provide history of the area and interesting facts while trekking down to the beach. The ride...More

Thank rlettier
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2017

Thank you for your great review. They make such a difference to out little business. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

This excursion is an absolute must. After a short bus ride we arrived at the remote location, and was greeted by a fantastic guide called CJ. After completing the necessary paperwork, we were given the option to wear a helmet, which of course I agreed...More

1  Thank redelaine
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2017

Thanks for your wonderful review. We are so happy you had a great time. I am sure your review will be helpful to others. All that's good.

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andythorpe1963
July 25, 2017|
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Response from tomhooves | Property representative |
Your hotel would be best But our pickup and manager follow you to the beach and carries your bags and wallets safely.
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Krenzy2250
July 15, 2017|
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Response from tomhooves | Property representative |
Yes we do. Looking forward to seeing you.
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Brittany B
February 6, 2017|
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Yes it is. We have very quiet horses for that exact purpose normally for small children. Please advise us of this at the time of your booking. See you soon.
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