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Discovery Horseback Tours

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| Mata De Platano, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
+506 8838 7550
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ATV Full-Day Tour in Jaco
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Horse riding Jaco Costa Rica. Discovery horse tours were awarded a "Certificate of Excellence" in the Trip Advisor awards 2011,2012 and 2013. If you want an unforgettable tour (tours duration ranges from 2.5 hours up to a full day, or a full week!) through the rain forest, on the beach or into the mountains Discovery Horse Tours are total equine professionals. Renowned for making sure the horses as well as the clients have a fabulous time they are "so much more" than just a horse tour! Specializing in small groups of no more than 8 people (4 on the beach)your tour will always feel personal. Located on a stunning 1500 acre private rain forest reserve, you will share the trails with no one but the wildlife. You will LOVE the horses who are safe, fun and most importantly happy and incredibly well cared for. Ride through pristine rain forest to the secret spring fed waterfall, or gallop along the deserted beaches. If you are on Honeymoon check our website for details on your private rain forest adventure with champagne and a private mud bath. No experience necessary. Beginners will feel secure,confident and in control. Experienced riders can enjoy the thrill of galloping our fit and healthy horses across the open hay fields. Consistently described as "The highlight of our trip to Costa Rica". Famous for the love of their animals, customer care and attention to detail; you will love your time with Discovery Horse Tours! All our horses are trained using Parelli Natural horsemanship, they are treated with respect, dignity and love, we take our time to match clients with the right horse making sure they have a wonderful time.
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“mud bath” (92 reviews)
“jungle spa” (69 reviews)
“rescue horses” (27 reviews)
| Mata De Platano, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
+506 8838 7550

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually wait until the end of my stay at places to review them but this holiday has started off amazingly so I wanted to blog as I go to give the best account I can for each experience day by day with Discovery Horseback...More

Thank Laura W
LovinlifePV, Owner at Discovery Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We very much appreciate the time you took to do such a wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoy your time with Discovery horseback tours. Both or you were such a pleasure. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is perfect, for a week of hanging out with horses, even if you're a novice. This is a great opportunity to spend time on the back of a horse, seeing the wildlife of Costa Rica and learning about a carbon neutral farm / forest...More

Thank Sarvegetable
LovinlifePV, Owner at Discovery Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the amazing review, we appreciate the kind words, we enjoyed you being here very much!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family was so happy to go on this horseback riding tour today! It was even more fun than we imagined, and it isn’t easy pleasing teenagers! The horses are so well cared for and that makes the experience even that more enjoyable. The tour...More

Thank Stacey T
LovinlifePV, Owner at Discovery Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy to hear we please the teens, LOL. Yes we know how hard that can be. Thank you for the review, we appreciate it when someone takes the time to do this after their holiday.

Reviewed 30 November 2017

We arrived to a warm welcome from Shawna and a couple other people who worked on the farm. Within 15 minutes they had our horses ready and gave us some pointers on riding them. Very easy, professional and the scenery was absolutely beautiful. As we...More

Thank matthoover33
LovinlifePV, Owner at Discovery Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

We want to Thank-You so very much for the fantastic review. We appreciate all the wonderful things you said and welcome you to come back anytime. It was our pleasure!

Reviewed 28 November 2017

Our group consisted of two 40 yr old women with NO experience and a 14 year old who is experienced. Both Shawna and Andrea made sure we were comfortable with the horses, but also spent time with the 14 year old and educated her on...More

Thank Cara J
LovinlifePV, Owner at Discovery Horseback Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

It was such a pleasure to spend time with all of you on our Jungle Spa tour.

Reviewed 26 August 2017

This was an amazing experience and worth every penny. Our family of 6 (including children ages 8, 12, 13, and 15) had a great time with Andrea and her horses. The animals are exceptionally well cared for and were a joy to ride. Andrea's narration...More

Thank aimeeleighg
Reviewed 26 July 2017

An adventure from the start we loved our experience with these wonderful, healthy and responsive horses. Andrea the owner took us for a ride around the farm which we found very interesting and informative. It was absolutely breathtaking.

Thank Rod K
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This was not a tour...It was an experience. Our highlight journey while we visited the pacific coast. Thank you Andrea & Chris for making our central american trip a memorable one!

Thank wishbonejaco
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We spent a full week with Chris and Andrea, and it was like having old friends show you the sights of the area! The horseback riding was amazing and the views stunning. The jungle spa ride, the river ride, and the beach ride - all...More

Thank Kiera Z
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience! Andrea took 4 of us out for the jungle spa ride and we are all so happy! What a great way to see the forest of Costa Rica up close. The spa is so special. We loved the waterfall and the...More

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12 March 2017|
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Response from LovinlifePV | Property representative |
HI there, thanks for contacting us. The main issue would be weight the rider must be under 200lbs in weight. If you can contact us via the website we can discuss more the needs of your rider and see if we can accomadate... More
6 January 2017|
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Response from LovinlifePV | Property representative |
HI there and thanks for your question. Yes totally ok for a 9 year old. We take children 5 years and over. For any children of any age over 5, if they are nervous, we have a guide walk alongside them and lead them. If they... More
5 February 2016|
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Response from JuniorPena | Reviewed this property |
Hey! Andrea seemed like that was a deal breaker for her, since it would hurt the horse. I would be upfront with her, and maybe she has a horse that will be able to suit you!