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Colonia Horseriding

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 6857-8158
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Horseback riding tour

My two adult children and I spent a day with Colonia and David for horseback riding and a tour of... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
jaden00eyez
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Chicago
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Unable to ride, but still had a great time!

I was unable to ride horses on this trip, however, David was an excellent host and took us around... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
jkw1108
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Join us in beautiful historically famous COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, URUGUAY; a comfortable one hour (30 mile/50 km) luxury ferry trip from Buenos Aires for an authentic Full Day which includes a spectacular horse ride through the farmlands to a secluded beach, a traditional all you can eat bbq ("asado") and a walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage listed historical village dating back from 1680. Due to our outstanding team of horses and very experienced guides, all ages and riding levels are welcome. We take care of all the details departing from Buenos Aires.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

My two adult children and I spent a day with Colonia and David for horseback riding and a tour of the town! My children and I have been horseback riding a few times when we have traveled but we are far from experienced riders! Can...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2018

I was unable to ride horses on this trip, however, David was an excellent host and took us around Colonia to see the sights and give us the history of the town. David is very knowledgeable and passionate about the area. We ended our trip...More

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Jose N, Gerente at Colonia Horseriding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your prompt response and for highlighting one of the non riding options we also offer. Even though our horse riding is the highlight for most visitors, Colonia is really unique, charming and steeped in history, well worth spending a day away from...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Thanks David for such an amazing day. You were the perfect host and had such a good group of well trained horses. I loved my time with my horse Avero and suited my level just fine. Off course the couple of really fast gallops along...More

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Jose N, Gerente at Colonia Horseriding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Always a pleasure meeting and hosting appreciative adventure lovers eager to make the most of our exciting day. Looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, David

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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Defintely do this if you're at all interested! We had a great time with David and had the luck to ride with him and also his website designer so we got to find out a lot about his experiences. David made it very easy, organising...More

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Jose N, Gerente at Colonia Horseriding, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Thank you for your great review and am pleased you enjoyed all the aspects of our day as much as we do hosting it. We are blessed to have created a reliable and professional team who make this jam packed full day experience the success...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

I truly did not know what to expect when I went to colonia, and it is safe to say it exceeded all my expectations. David was a fabulous host who's experience was unpresidented. The selection of horses where fantastic. I rode a beautiful horse called...More

Thank Anna W
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Jose N, Gerente at Colonia Horseriding, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Thank you for your prompt and thorough review. Nothing makes me happier than to host real horse lovers who can appreciate fully this magical experience. I sincerely hope you find the time to visit us again before leaving the region. Take care, best regards. David

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

What a great ride on perfectly trained horses! My compliments David for training these working gauchos horses for your beach rides! This was the first time ever I witnessed horses that actually listern to the rider and not just follow the other horses. For me...More

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Jose N, Gerente at Colonia Horseriding, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

It was an honor hosting such an accomplished and passionate horsewoman as yourself and I’m happy we surpassed your expectations. Of course you know very well how much time and patience horse training takes and we are proud of our charming team of Criollos. Take...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Better than all the rest; I have tried other estancias near BA and nothing comes close to this. I travel often to Colonia for pleasure and since discovering David’s horseriding day I always hope he has a space for me when I am there. I...More

Thank AgustinStrickly
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Jose N, Gerente at Colonia Horseriding, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Thank you for your detailed review which will certainly encourage future nature lovers to join us. We have a few other horse lovers from Buenos Aires who have been a few times too who agree that it’s well worth the trip. Best regards, David

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

David is exceptionally service-minded, with a set of fantastic horses for all skill levels. He is an amazing wealth of experience. I was particularly keen to be able to properly ride despite limited prior experience, and if you want to canter or gallop along the...More

Thank Marcus G
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Jose N, Gerente at Colonia Horseriding, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Thank you for your great review. Our team at Coloniahorseriding prides itself on the quality of our horses and service. We aim to offer a real riding experience and love seeing the confidence of the lesser experienced riders build during the ride and the delight...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Wonderful day with David in Colonia.Beach ride unsurpassable.Horses to die for.This is a guy all would like to meet, he's in his element.A giver, truly enjoys being his guests having a blast.Food a great surprises banquet.Going back to Buenas Aries next month and there is...More

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Jose N, Gerente at Colonia Horseriding, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Great to have a guy of your experience and passion for horses on the ride; I really enjoyed your company and looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, David

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

In a word, it was perfect. After reading the reviews here and watching the video on David's site, I already knew I wanted to go. David was very quick to reply to my questions. He'll even book the Buenos Aires-Colonia ferry if you want, as...More

1  Thank Am_Mandy
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Jose N, Gerente at Colonia Horseriding, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Thank you for your detailed and sincere review which will certainly encourage new riders to join in the fun. I am so pleased we turned you partner into a rider as you can now share more magic moments together on horseback. Best regards, David

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Jade B
May 9, 2018|
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Response from Jose N | Property representative |
Hi, Jade. Thanks for your message. As Larry previously wrote, our email is coloniadaytrip (at) gmail com or you can find more info in our website. Looking forward to hearing from you! Regards.
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julianne n
April 19, 2018|
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Hola Julianne, good morning! Thanks for your message. Our website is published in our TripAdvisor profile. We don't have a tour confirmed yet for May 5th but we do have many enquiries, so hopefully we will a group (we don't... More
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william392
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Hi William! Thanks for contacting us. We offer also a non riders program so you don't miss out on anything, I copy from the webpage:        NON RIDING PARTNERS of riders are also welcome to join the Horseriding... More
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