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Esperanza Riding Company

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Address: Barrio Esperanza, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-435-0073
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Get off the beaten path and experience Vieques the way locals do; from the...

Get off the beaten path and experience Vieques the way locals do; from the back of a smooth-gaited Paso horse! Everyone will tell you, there is no better way to explore the wilder side of our island. Our guided two-hour ride takes you through the hills, open meadows, woods, river bottoms and beaches of the Esperanza area. You'll even get to try out the paso (a smoother version of the trot)! We offer rides at 8:00 am and 4:00 pm; to avoid mid-day heat. The cost is $80 per person (group ride), cash only. Private tours and kid-friendly rides also available. Reservations are required and don't forget your camera!Please refer to our website for more information.

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Fabulous ride on both beach and jungle paths!

We were there during the off season and were extremely lucky to have a ride for just the two of us. Elizabeth the owner asked pertinent questions and picked good mounts for both... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there during the off season and were extremely lucky to have a ride for just the two of us. Elizabeth the owner asked pertinent questions and picked good mounts for both of us. My girlfriend was a beginning rider and I was more experienced so welcomed the horse I rode as he was a little more challenging. We... More 

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Thank Marilyn R
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The horseback riding was really fun and the 2 hour ride was also a tour of Vieques with lots of info provided by our great guide Katie. Katie told us about all the flora and fauna we passed. We rode through some streets, on trails to the hilltops with great views, a little bit on beaches, and my favorite part... More 

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Thank mikm277
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was a 2 hour horse back ride on very well trained horses. The horses are practically on auto-pilot for this trek so while they obey your commands they know exactly where they are going. They seemed well kept and well taken care of. We went through some fields, roads, neighborhoods and a couple beaches (our guide stopped to take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful scenery firmó the Beach to the country, well trained horses. Our tour guide Helen was very friendly always in control of the pack.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We had such an amazing time on this ride, it was so worth it. Great healthy horses, incredible scenery, knowledgable guide, and beautiful weather. This was my absolutely favorite part of the trip. Thank you folx for such an amazing experience.

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Thank EricaBoardingHouse
San German, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The route was very varied and beautiful. The horses well very well mannered. Our tour guide, Helen, was amazing with us and taught all sorts of things about the island's fauna and flora. Would recommend to anyone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

You are taking trails, roads, beaches, and one instructor is in the front and one in the back making sure to teach you about nature and about Vieques as well. It was a lot of fun. I would definitely recommend. It was a lot of fun!!!

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I was so blown away with the variety of the trails. Shawna was also so knowledeable about all the things you see along the way. I felt like it was an education with some of the most spectacular views of the island. We had a very large group (14) and they did a great job keeping everyone together and comfortable.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Could not be happier with the tour. It was the highlight of our vacation. They take the time to teach about the horses and personalities and as well as the island. They make you feel very comfortable even if you are inexperienced. They take you threw multiple environments.. I.e beaches, arroyo/forest, roads, hills etc.. It was a great experience and... More 

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1 Thank Tonya H
Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We signed up to ride horses with the Esperanza Riding Company as a family but it was really only my daughter who was excited about this activity originally. I have been horseback riding several times before and usually it is something to endure not necessarily enjoy. The time I spent riding with Esperanza Riding Company flew by. It was obvious... More 

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