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Barking Horse Farm

#3 of 4 things to do in Santiago de Puriscal Features Animals
Frente Mirador del Rio | San Rafael, Santiago de Puriscal San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2416 3869
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Experience Authentic Costa Rica!

Liz will take you on a journey through Costa Rica like you can't get anywhere else. The 5 day Trek... read more

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Reviewed 26 April 2016
fakoon01
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Louisville, Kentucky
My stay at Barking Horse Farm

I took part in the 6 day trek to the beach in February 2016 and it was an unique and wonderful... read more

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Reviewed 14 April 2016
171janam
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Schenefeld, Germany
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25 Apr 2016
“Experience Authentic Costa Rica!”
13 Apr 2016
“My stay at Barking Horse Farm”
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Frente Mirador del Rio | San Rafael, Santiago de Puriscal San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Liz will take you on a journey through Costa Rica like you can't get anywhere else. The 5 day Trek I attended takes you from Puriscal to Playa Bejuco on horse back. The first couple of days you travel through the mountain tops taking in...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2016

I took part in the 6 day trek to the beach in February 2016 and it was an unique and wonderful experience. Liz is a wonderful, friendly person who organized the whole trip perfectly. We mostly stayed with locals, which made the trip less touristy...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2016

I stayed at Liz' farm as a volunteer for about 3 weeks in January and February and I absolutely enjoyed it. This place has an uncomparable atmosphere with all those lovely interesting people from all over the world living an alternative lifestyle together. Liz is...More

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BarkingHorseFarm, Propietario at Barking Horse Farm, responded to this review

We certainly enjoyed your energetic and outgoing nature during your stay at the farm and I'm glad to see how you are using the skills you learned here. I'll always remember your huge smile and the twinkle in your eyes while you were galloping bareback...More

Reviewed 9 April 2016

I stayed at BHF for almost 2 months. I was volunteering and it was a great place. They tought me the basics of parelli which is very helpful with my future horse work. Horses were sweet and good, the host is wonderful, good delicious healthy...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

An excellent time was had by all on this trek to the Pacific... Living out of our saddlebags for 3.5 days was challenging but fun. GREAT FOOD & HOSPITALITY; definitely planning a return visit!

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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful time with Liz and everyone from the farm. Liz does a fantastic job of matching riders with horses😀. The view and be able to swim with the horses is a great experience you can't really do anywhere else. Everyone is a...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2015

I had such a wonderful time at the Barking Horse Farm. I never imagine that I met so amazing people. We had so much fun. Liz does a great job. She such an inspirational person. From the first moment she make you to feel home...More

Thank Sophie D
Reviewed 5 May 2014

This was the best vacation I've ever had. Liz does an incredible job in matching her horses with each person. Having a two day clinic with 3 star Parelli Professional Julia Bell was the perfect start. It gave us a chance to get to know...More

2  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 2 May 2014

I so enjoyed my time with Liz and the great people at Barking Horse Farm. Marta's food is fabulous, the horses are all well-trained and of even temperament and the vibe and accommodations made me feel as if I was staying with old cherished friends....More

1  Thank Francie K
Reviewed 20 February 2014

what a place. what a place. I arrived late. and was greeted by the lovely samina. I went to bed. and next day was stunned by the view. mountains,horses right outside your window. 2 gorgeous dogs and 4 cats. all part of the family. and...More

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anotefromjen
Youngest member of our family of five is a six year old. Is he too young to ride with you? Other children are 14 & 16.
15 February 2017|
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Meghan T
what does the pricing look like for a one day tour? Does it depend on what type of tour you do, such as a beach vs a mountain tour?
16 January 2016|
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Response from Samina K | Property representative |
Day ride prices range between $55-$130 for each rider. The price depends on the length of the ride which can vary between 2 hours and a full day (including lunch). Beach rides are full day affairs and include a chance to... More
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