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Address: Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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+1 758-584-7555

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Excellent service, Great Ride!

The horseback riding adventure with Bano was a really great one. He met us as the beach and took us along the route to the community of Gros Islet and back. By boyfriend and I... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Kemi B
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The horseback riding adventure with Bano was a really great one. He met us as the beach and took us along the route to the community of Gros Islet and back. By boyfriend and I are not very seasoned with horseback riding so it was a little shaky at the beginning but things got better as we got to figure... More 

Thank Kemi B
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

My girlfriend and I had a great time with Bano and the horses. We even got to take the horses into the ocean for a dip which was something I have always wanted to do. Amazing vacation memory.

Thank Amy H
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Had great day horse were well looked after and well behaved without being slow and mundain I had my two daughters with me one 12yrs old and 21yrs , the older works at a racehorse stable at home both rated the day as one of the best of the holiday the ride was 2hrs but lasted 5hrs which took in... More 

1 Thank 1968le
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I rode horses earlier today with my family. These horses were good, but the scenery on the ride was mediocre at best. We met them in Rodney Bay by the park entrance of Pigeon Island. We rode towards Gros Isle, a lot of riding on a regular street, then through town (which is not particularly pretty or scenic), unfortunately only... More 

Thank Christian G
Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Bano took us on an amazingly chilled ride this morning - across beaches, grassland and even had time to stop for refreshments at local vendor. One of best experiences so far on this holiday - highly recommended!

3 Thank Amanda B
1 review
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

My husband and I were staying in the Gros Islet. We wanted a fun tour, Island Riders exceeded our expectations. The guys were all wonderful. Bano was patient with me, since I was a little hesitant at first. The horses were so calm which made me feel comfortable. Great ambiance. Fun guide. I am so thankful I did it. I... More 

2 Thank LEDYA A
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

We went to St lucia to visit family and I surprised my daughter who is an avid rider, by taking her to bano's house where the horses were getting ready for our ride. There was seven of us and Bano made sure every horse was suitable and fitted our personality. The horses were calm and beautiful. My daughter who takes... More 

5 Thank torva1983
tampa, Florida, USA
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Reviewed 10 April 2015

This was our 2nd time riding Bano's horses (first time was 5 years ago). This is St Lucia, not the US or UK. So there are no helmets and few rules. There's no stable to go to, no waivers to sign. If you want to canter you can, or not. It's up to you. It's all very relaxed. The horses... More 

6 Thank juditha_10
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Reviewed 10 January 2015

Talked with Bano to arrange this excursion for 11 us (5 kids) who couldn't wait to do this. He told us to get a taxi and they would know where to take us. From the minute we got to the taxi's they all wanted to take us but no one knew where to go. We finally got ahold of Bano... More 

6 Thank Amy H
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 5 January 2015

We took a boat to Soufriere and then were taken close by to get in buggies and drove around Soufriere, to sulphur springs for mud bathes, to natural waterfall, and ate lunch at a GREAT local restaurant. In total about 10 hours roundtrip and was such a wonderful ride and experience of the island. Would make SURE you do this... More 

1 Thank Monica681

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