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El Pinto Horseback Riding Expeditions

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Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 8492 3249
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In agreement with all the wonderful reviews. Also... Make sure you ask for Marvin! If he's not your... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2014
David M
Boston, Massachusetts
Amazing Experience

What an amazing experience. Our guide Marvin was extremely helpful, professional and friendly. My... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2014
John P
New York City, New York
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El Pinto Expeditions offers daily specialized private horseback rides,overnight moon rides and stays at our farm near Montezuma. The horses are family to us, so we love and take good care of them. They are well suited to trail riding, and we care very much about matching people with the right horse. Our speciality is beginner to intermediate level. Marvin gives instructions on techniques for safety & comfort for both the rider & the horse.
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Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 8492 3249
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

In agreement with all the wonderful reviews. Also... Make sure you ask for Marvin! If he's not your guide, you're not riding with El Pinto. His horses are well-trained and wonderfully cared for. Not sure what was the best part of the day: riding in...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed May 4, 2014

What an amazing experience. Our guide Marvin was extremely helpful, professional and friendly. My gf and I did the evening trip. Riding up and down the trail can be intimidating but if you listen to your guide and trust the horse, you will be fine....More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed March 17, 2014

My wife and I went for an afternoon ride on the Cabuya beach. It was very romantic and we genuinely had a great time with our guide, Marvin. We had already done horseback riding before and this was one of the funnest we ever did....More

1  Thank Huard N
Reviewed March 3, 2014

There is a good reason why Trip Advisor ranks El Pinto Horseback Riding Expeditions #1 out of 8 attractions in the Montezuma area. My husband and I had the good fortune to ride with Marvin on his beautiful, well-trained horses in February 2014. As a...More

2  Thank JillD D
Reviewed March 3, 2014

My husband and I are both experienced riders. We have ridden all over Costa Rica and Marvin of El Pinto Expeditions has been our absolute favorite. He is a true horseman. His horses are very well cared for, extremely responsive and trained. He really loves...More

3  Thank TravelerCZ08
Reviewed January 27, 2014

Marvin of El Pinto Expeditions is fabulous!! I enjoyed a 3 hour ride on the beach engaged in great and interesting conversation with Marvin. We stopped along the way to give the horses and myself a rest and indulging on a fresh pineapple and water...More

1  Thank Sankelly
Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Marvin is a fantastic guy who took us on a ride on the beach that we will never forget. Horses were well kept and we understood quickly that he is very good with them, and does this because he loves the horses. Experienced and novices...More

2  Thank Cecilia S
Reviewed December 30, 2013

We had such a wonderful time riding the horses on the beach with Marvin! The ride was beautiful and Marvin made everyone feel including those that had never been on horses before feel very comfortable. We would definitely do it again!

1  Thank CarolT T
Reviewed December 23, 2013

Marvin and El Pinto are a great choice for riding on the Southern Nicoya. We have our own horses who live with us, and were really happy to find horses who were not only well trained, but were also interactive and willing partners. It is...More

2  Thank trailrider2013
Reviewed November 24, 2013

This was my 3rd trip with Marvin, and every trip was fantastic. I LOVE the small, personalized tour. Marvin is a true horseman - he cares so much about his horses - and his clients. On this trip, I had just completed a year of...More

2  Thank GoldenViewer
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