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Discovery Horseback Tours

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Address: | Mata De Platano, Jaco, Costa Rica
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+506 8838 7550
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Horse riding Jaco Costa Rica. Discovery horse tours were awarded a...

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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As a horseback rider I never ride when on vacation. Not because I don't want to, but because I think most horses are not well enough taken care off. But this was very different... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a horseback rider I never ride when on vacation. Not because I don't want to, but because I think most horses are not well enough taken care off. But this was very different. Very happy horses, people who love them and will do anything for them and all of that in a beautiful forest. I had a great day... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my favorite excursion in Costa Rica. The horses were beautiful and well-trained. I've never had riding lessons but Andrea made it all so easy. The scenery was spectacular and included a break for spa-grade mud therapy that made for a fun experience with friends. Andrea and Chris have created a lovely tour for the riders and a wonderful... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A girlfriend and I thoroughly searched for a place to do another riding vacation. We decided on DHT in Costa Rica. Turns out, it was a very good choice! Andrea and Chris Wady are excellent hosts and truly did take care of our every need. The small hotel in which we stayed had everything we needed, was right on the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just completed the Tropical Trails ride week and it was absolutely wonderful. I was looking to refresh and this was perfect segue: the slower relaxed pace really puts everything into perspective and I could not have asked for better guides in Andrea and Chris - they are from the UK and are very intelligent, smart, patient, witty people who... More 

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Vendee, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a travel writer for the Rough Guides and a long-time horse enthusiast, I've ridden in quite a few amazing places around the world, and this is right up there with the best! Spectacular scenery, amazing hosts, and happy, healthy horses that seem to really enjoy heading out on the trail. The only negative part was having to leave! I... More 

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Lebanon, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour definitely exceeded our expectations. Our group consisted of myself, husband & 2 sons, ages 10 & 14. We are experienced riders & horse owners. I have been on other horseback tours in other countries & have yet to come across horses that looked loved or well cared for. This was not the case. These were beautiful, loved &... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love that the horses are rescue horses. .tour was great especially the Jungle Spa! Easy to find also very close to Ocean Park Eco Ranch if you are looking to do mulitiple activities in one day.

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Indialantic, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Discovery Horseback Tours is an amazing group! Their #1 priority is love & respect for horses. I was honored to ride Merlin, a rescued horse from a less fortunate life. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We galloped through fields and toured through woods and streams. The best was the lava clay spa experience along the way. So nourishing to... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My fiance and I booked a private riding tour January 3rd, 2017. I am a seasoned competitive jumper and he rides Western. When planning the tour I emailed back and forth with Andrea who booked me immediately and was extremely responsive and helpful with directions. I had read the amazing reviews about this company and was expecting a great day,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My daughter and I did the Road Less Traveled ride on Dec. 27th, 2016. Just the two of us and Andrea, one of the owners. Felt like a day out riding with an old friend, exploring the beautiful forests and farmlands of Costa Rica, on wonderfully trained, bitless horses. Chris and Andrea truly care about their horses, and this was... More 

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