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El Pinto Horseback Riding Expeditions

#9 of 17 Outdoor Activities in Montezuma Features Animals
Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 8492 3249
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the best route to el chorro in montezuma

the horseride to el chorro waterfall was my favorite part of my trip to montezuma. we booked... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2011
missschrisss
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New York City, New York
Will ride with El Pinto again in a heartbeat...FANTASTIC!!!

Thank you Marvin and Dorothy for such a wonderful ride!! Dorothy was wonderful getting back to... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2011
Jessica B
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Henderson, NV
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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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Sep 30, 2016
“Nice adventure”
Mar 30, 2015
“Great ride !”
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Montezuma, Costa Rica
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Reviewed October 25, 2011

the horseride to el chorro waterfall was my favorite part of my trip to montezuma. we booked through zuma tours but, zuma didn't tell us to, but marvin (the horse rancher) really wanted us to have sneakers on! i guess we could've figured that out...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2011

Thank you Marvin and Dorothy for such a wonderful ride!! Dorothy was wonderful getting back to emails and setting me up for my trip even though I did it almost last minute. She made sure I was all set on the information I needed for...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2011

I was recently in Costa Rica again, and this time decided to do some volunteer work with the people I rode horses with before. They started a volunteer program, and I decided to sign up for a week. I got to spend time with the...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2011

we went with marvin and his horses in august 2011 and it was just amazing. we did a few horseback riding trips in central america and this one was definetely the best! All the horses are really well cared, good educated and they really know...More

1  Thank Fabiana Z
Reviewed August 25, 2011

I've ridden with El Pinto Expeditions on many occasions, I've experienced and seen the professionalism of the complete ride and as well as the fine handling of the horses and the directions given in both English & Spanish , so in my opinion, the post...More

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ElPintoExpeditions, Owner at El Pinto Horseback Riding Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2011

Thank you for your confidence in us. We do hold the safety and comfort of both our clients and our horses in high regard The person who posted the review you're refering to realised, after I contacted him, that it was not us who did...More

Reviewed August 9, 2011

Martin was cautious with the kids but helped them feel confident and have a great ride. It was a long ride, some parts more interesting than others. We really enjoyed it and felt like it was a good value.

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Reviewed July 28, 2011

My fiance and I did a tour with Marvin and his horses this July. We were the only 2 on the tour, so it was just like we had a private guide of Montezuma...Perfect!! The ride was just beautiful, along several unspoiled beaches north of...More

Thank medgirltraveler
Reviewed July 14, 2011

The reviews are all true!! I emailed to organise the trip before I got to Costa Rica and Dorothy was the perfect contact, efficient, helpful and so nice, a complete pleasure to deal with !! Marvin was like having a real cowboy with you super...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2011

I recently planned a trip to Costa Rica and came across El Pinto Expeditions and got incredibly excited based on all the reviews. I quickly got in touch with Dorothy & Marvin to arrange my boyfriend's & my horseback riding tour and Dorothy was incredibly...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2011

Made a last minute decision to go horseback riding while here in Santa Teresa and contacted Dorothy at El Pinto. The tour started at 2PM and goes till about 5:30 or slightly thereafter. The afternoon on horseback was great. Marvin got us all set up...More

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