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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

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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Amazing horseback riding tour!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Indialantic, Florida

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Indialantic, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Pineislandpam
Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Thank britterscritters
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Pingrees
Turks and Caicos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I had an amazing 4 day trip with Discovery Horseback Tours. We rode in the morning and every ride was varied, the horses are wonderful and Andrea is very knowledgeable about the local area. The afternoons saw different activities like a crocodile tour and a couple of great massages. Chris and Andrea really went above and beyond what was expected... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We have done a few vacation horse rides but this was by far the best!!! Chris and Andrea were amazing and the fact that most of the horses are rescues just makes it more wonderful. Everything about the trip is amazing from the horses to the waterfall and mud bath, making it a unique experience. I cannot recommend it enough!

1 Thank shwang76
Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Our family party of 6 ranged from "kinda scared of horses" to average, no one was an especially experienced rider. Andrea matched us each up with a horse using her special powers of intuition and knowledge of her horses. She and her staff clearly love and respect horses, and as we rode along they pointed out the wonders of the... More 

Thank vallbones
The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were a party of three and had a fabulous time riding the horses and speaking with Andrea. The horses were so well cared for and treated like family which we LOVED!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I am so happy my friend and I chose the Jungle Spa Tour with Discovery Horseback tours as one of our activities while in Costa Rica. The coolest thing about this organization that differentiates it from the rest is that all of the horses are rescues that the farm rehabs and makes happy again. They don't put any metal bits... More 

Thank Kathryn S
Jaco beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had an amazing day with Andrea. The location is just amazing and the horses very well taken care of. I highly recommend this tour.

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Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I had an amazing ride out into the jungle and a pristine waterfall. Andrea's depth of horse knowledge and love shined through as her horses were so giving, calm and most importantly happy. I was told about all the jungle facts and had a truly wonderful canter and magical dip in the natural waterfall pool. Andrea was so generous and... More 

Thank Alexandra S

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