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Uppsala, Sweden
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

This small beautiful horse farm just 1.5 hours from San Jose is a perfect place for anyone who wants to get away from the city and just be surrounded by nature. Barking Horse farm is family run and they have built the most amazing tree house where you can spend a couple of nights if you are lucky. There are... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Barking Horse Farm is a lovely horse farm an hour or so from the San Jose airport. I have visited recently, taking a horsemanship clinic and then a 5-day trek from the farm to the beaches of the Pacific Ocean. The experience is wonderful and truly adventurous! If you want luxurious, north American amenities and such, don't do this. If... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

In February 2016 I spent two weeks with Barking Horse Farm. My experience included a 5 day farm stay, a two day Parelli natural horsemanship workshop, and a 6 day trek from the farm to the beach. I am not a regular horseback rider and so the purpose of the farm stay was to get a few days of riding... More 

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California
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

This magical oasis is tucked away in the hills of beautiful Costa Rica and is everything I could have wanted: the people are welcoming and truly kind and spiritful people, the property is gorgeous, there are plenty of horses and other farm life and they are fantastic cooks! My family and I stayed at the barn house: beds were clean... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

I volunteered at the Barking Horse farm during one month in april 2014. The farm is located in the middle of the mountains, offering spectacular views, beautiful rain forests and small colorful villages. The horses are VERY well cared for. Elizabeth knows all horses by heart and she has a special relationship to each and every of them. The Costa... More 

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We are a horse ranch and family farm located in the mountains outside of San Jose. We specialize in horseback riding tours of all lengths. From a few hour day trip to multi day treks to the beach. We also offer horseback riding lessons. We have a family atmosphere with a variety of farm animals and an art studio for your enjoyment. We welcome families and horse and animal lovers. We offer a variety of innovative and rustic accommodations. All meals are included in the price of the room. ... more   less 

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Address: San Rafael, Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Santiago de Puriscal
Price Range: $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“If you can stay in the treehouse, do it!”
 of 5 bubbles 619christians, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Barn house is more noisy - get up early and start the day! Treehouse is behind the farm house, more secluded and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles GJaen, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
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