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Barking Horse Farm

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Frente Mirador del Rio | San Rafael, Santiago de Puriscal San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2416 3869
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RAIN FOREST TREK FEBRUARY 2018

Greatest trip of a lifetime. I have been many places but this trip was the BEST! Liz and Ariel... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Barb M
The Rainforest Trek is an incredible experience!!

The horses are amazingly sure-footed through some difficult terrain. Really enjoyed the gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
dmjennings94
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Welcome to Barking Horse Farm where we love our horses and train them with the gentle techniques of (Parelli) Natural Horsemanship. We would love to give you the best vacaton ever. We offer you trail rides on our fantastic horses from an hour, to a day, or even a week. Choose between staying at the farm and enjoying the rugged mountains, tropical forests, rushing waterfalls, pictuesque rivers, breathtaking views and quaint little towns that surround the farm or join us on one of our week long horseback riding treks that take you from the farm in the mountains all the way to the beach where you pass through different ecosystems every day. If you want to learn more about Natural Horsemanship we host (Parelli) Natural Horsemanship workshops through out the year.
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Frente Mirador del Rio | San Rafael, Santiago de Puriscal San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Greatest trip of a lifetime. I have been many places but this trip was the BEST! Liz and Ariel were great. First 2 days in the mountains with breathtaking views then a day of rest and we hiked down to a wonderful waterfall. Last 3...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The horses are amazingly sure-footed through some difficult terrain. Really enjoyed the gorgeous scenery along the way and the local culture. Highly recommend this trip for equestrian enthusiasts!!

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Liz will take you on a journey through Costa Rica like you can't get anywhere else. The 5 day Trek I attended takes you from Puriscal to Playa Bejuco on horse back. The first couple of days you travel through the mountain tops taking in...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2016

I took part in the 6 day trek to the beach in February 2016 and it was an unique and wonderful experience. Liz is a wonderful, friendly person who organized the whole trip perfectly. We mostly stayed with locals, which made the trip less touristy...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2016

I stayed at Liz' farm as a volunteer for about 3 weeks in January and February and I absolutely enjoyed it. This place has an uncomparable atmosphere with all those lovely interesting people from all over the world living an alternative lifestyle together. Liz is...More

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BarkingHorseFarm, Propietario at Barking Horse Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

We certainly enjoyed your energetic and outgoing nature during your stay at the farm and I'm glad to see how you are using the skills you learned here. I'll always remember your huge smile and the twinkle in your eyes while you were galloping bareback...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

I stayed at BHF for almost 2 months. I was volunteering and it was a great place. They tought me the basics of parelli which is very helpful with my future horse work. Horses were sweet and good, the host is wonderful, good delicious healthy...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

An excellent time was had by all on this trek to the Pacific... Living out of our saddlebags for 3.5 days was challenging but fun. GREAT FOOD & HOSPITALITY; definitely planning a return visit!

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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful time with Liz and everyone from the farm. Liz does a fantastic job of matching riders with horses😀. The view and be able to swim with the horses is a great experience you can't really do anywhere else. Everyone is a...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2015

I had such a wonderful time at the Barking Horse Farm. I never imagine that I met so amazing people. We had so much fun. Liz does a great job. She such an inspirational person. From the first moment she make you to feel home...More

Thank Sophie D
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

This was the best vacation I've ever had. Liz does an incredible job in matching her horses with each person. Having a two day clinic with 3 star Parelli Professional Julia Bell was the perfect start. It gave us a chance to get to know...More

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Day ride prices range between $55-$130 for each rider. The price depends on the length of the ride which can vary between 2 hours and a full day (including lunch). Beach rides are full day affairs and include a chance to... More
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