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My wife & I had a wonderful time & would recommend El Rancho Barrio Dorcas. From the initial email inquiry - they promptly responded and provided accurate , pertinent info to all our emails, to the end of our actual horseback ride - which was...More
Date of experience: January 2019
RoatanHorsing_around, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Barrio Dorcas, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday
Thanks for taking the time to post, and I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves!
My daughters age limited our options for cruise excursion so went on hunt for somewhere we could make her dream of riding horse on the beach come true. Found El Rancho Barrio Dorcas and was attracted by many good reviews and length of time in...More
I have ridden horses all over, but never on the beach, What a great time, It was smooth. Horses knew their way. Another bonus of beach ride, the horses do not stop to chew on vegetation, there is not any. Sharkie and his assistant meat...More
We took an island tour via Victor Bodden Tours and they nicely coordinated time for this horseback ride. Roosmarie at the ranch handled our reservations in advance and had the horses on time right where we wanted to start our ride. After a brief walk...More
My husband and i thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The horses were well trained and made any nervousness you may have ( if youre a first timer) disappear with how easy they made the ride. Mr Bodden was a great tour guide. Very informative and fun....More
Date of experience: December 2018
RoatanHorsing_around, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Barrio Dorcas, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018
Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience. I'm glad you enjoyed it.
Our guide, Shirkie, gave us a great tour of Sandy Bay. He’s a local native and had such interesting stories about the evolution of the area as a tourist destination. Our assistant, whose name I did not get, was also very helpful. The horses were...More
6 of us were on a cruise and stopped at Mahogany Bay. we had a private horseback ride and beach time with this company. None of us had ridden horses in years, these horses were well behaved and very easy to ride. Our ages were...More
I preface this review by saying I own 3 horses, ride every day, compete (adult amateur dressage) and consider myself to be 10 on the scale of good horsemanship and providing excellent care.
Shirty has to take care of a herd of horses with very...More
Date of experience: August 2018
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RoatanHorsing_around, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Barrio Dorcas, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018
Thanks for taking your time to write about your experience.
My name is Roosmarie, and I take care of the online reservations for El Rancho Barrio Dorcas. Mail is unreliable on Roatan, at the best very slow, and often never arrive at all. Whenever...More
Even though we arrived 30 minutes early for the sunset ride, the horses were ready within a few minutes.
Shirkey gave a short explanation as we had never done any horseback riding before, which was perfectly sufficient.
As mentioned in other reviews there is a...More
I was able to book this via email with no troubles. When reserving the horseback riding we had 3 options, we chose the Saddle and Swim West End. They also provided transportation which was great, you just had to pay it separate, which I wish...More