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Beautiful horses....Great way to see villages and Laguna near Granada!

We had a great 2 1/2 hour ride with Painted Pony Horse Tours. Had a special treat and rode with... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
Patcparker
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Rancho Mirage, California
Amazing ride. Healthy horses.

We recently took a ride with Painted Pony and could not have been more satisfied. The horses were... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2017
evilsnipe
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Enjoy nature at its best. There is nothing like the freedom of being on horseback and traversing the hills and valleys of west of Granada. The scenery is beautiful with views of Mombacho Volcano and farmlands. Once there, we will assess your skill...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Laguna Apoyo | Painted Pony Stables, Granada 40000, Nicaragua
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+505 7699 8644
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

We had a great 2 1/2 hour ride with Painted Pony Horse Tours. Had a special treat and rode with one of the owners! Our guide was knowledgable and shared some interesting information about the natural surroundings of Nicaragua. Our horses were healthy, beautiful and...More

Thank Patcparker
AmyLouise55, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Thank you Pat. I enjoyed your company and we did have a perfect day. Can't wait until your next visit.

Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

We recently took a ride with Painted Pony and could not have been more satisfied. The horses were well maintained, happy and healthy. The ride took us through towns and woodlands finally ending up on an incredible overlook of Laguna de Apoyo before heading back...More

Thank evilsnipe
AmyLouise55, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Really appreciate the kind words and will let Wilfredo know you were pleased with his work. He certainly has been an asset to us as a friend and manager.

Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

You can not miss Apoyo Lagoon staying in Granada and the perfect way to reach the rim of this crateric lake it is with a horse from Painted Pony.

Thank Alberto V
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Every summer for the past nine years I have traveled to Nicaragua with a group of teens. Every summer I look for fun activities to enrich their experience and to show them the local culture. Last summer I discovered Painted Pony. Last week my group...More

Thank kksano
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Our children are quite young (1 and 3), so we just visited the farm and did not do a full horse riding tour. The kids loved seeing the animals and got to sit on the horse and go around for a short ride around the...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I visited the Painted Pony for a trail ride to see the views of Laguna de Apoyo. We had a great time with our guide, Wilfredo, who was so sweet and talkative on our ride. I would absolutely recommend lots of sunscreen...More

Thank montserratisabel
Management response:Responded April 3, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Wilfredo is truly an asset to our organization! It was a pleasure to have you and please, come back any time.

Reviewed March 16, 2017

We had a mixed group of complete novice riders to somewhat experienced riders. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. They lead the most nervous and inexperienced riders on a lead. I found my horse to be responsive and not your typical tourist trail horse...More

Thank elise s
Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2017

We are always happy to hear from happy horse riders. Please come back again and bring friends. Many Regards

Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I highly recommend a ride with Painted Pony Horse Tours. We decided one day to check them out. We couldn't find their office near Parque Central (turns out their office is no longer there and you have to call or email to...More

Thank Kelwood_Lynns
Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2017

Thanks for taking a ride with us and the wonderful review. It is much appreciated.

Reviewed February 16, 2017

My husband, daughter, her boyfriend and I had a wonderful afternoon ride with Wilfredo as our guide. Beautiful horses and Wilfredo was very informative of the area, trees and other plants. Would highly recommend.

Thank lantaya
Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

We are glad to hear you had a great experience. Come back anytime!

Reviewed January 30, 2017

Took the family out on a horse riding tour. The The tour guide was very helpful in accommodating my youngest child. The trek itself was great with some great views of laguna de apoyo. It was a nice afternoon and money well spent.

Thank gerald w
Management response:Responded February 12, 2017

Thanks for the kind words Gerry. We are so happy that your family had good day with us. And yes, the views of the Laguna are quite spectacular.

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