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Ravenscroft Riding Stables

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2a Avenida Sur No 3, San Juan del Obispo, Antigua, Guatemala
+502 7830 6669
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Lovely people, great experience

I reviewed Ravenscroft initially after a couple of rides with them, but I continued visiting for so... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Antigua, Guatemala
I still tell stories of this place today

I visited Fred and Paula's stable in 2014. I was just a teenager traveling outside of the country... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Sandra S
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2a Avenida Sur No 3, San Juan del Obispo, Antigua, Guatemala
+502 7830 6669
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

I reviewed Ravenscroft initially after a couple of rides with them, but I continued visiting for so long after that, it merits a further review. I lived in Antigua for three months and having met Fred and Paula, decided that I would learn to ride...More

Thank lstuartbourne
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I visited Fred and Paula's stable in 2014. I was just a teenager traveling outside of the country for the first time, and by myself no less. I went down to Guatemala with a friend of my mothers. For most days of the week for...More

1  Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I'm glad i discovered this lovely place. I rode a really cute arabian mare, nervous but safe. Thanks to the owners who are very kind people, boyfriend who was waiting for me while riding enjoyed their compagnionship. And thanks to the guide who permitted me...More

Thank Sterenn B
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place definitely has character. Horses are excellent, well trained and so well looked after! The owners provide clean, good helmets, boots and anything else you need for riding. Fred and Paula are a wonderful pair of eccentric characters. We loved them. They both have...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I first started riding with Fred and Paula many years ago while vacationing in Antigua. It is very much because of them that I have returned year after year to continue on with my riding and to visit them specifically. Fred and Paula are experts...More

1  Thank MegNY4
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We came here early on in our trip to Central America, and have come back twice because of the excellent quality of the horses, their schooling, the rides and the instruction. We both learnt a lot through the rides, and I have also done a...More

1  Thank lstuartbourne
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Promised the proprietors - Fred actually - that I would call them colorful rather than eccentric. Don't go if you're thin-skinned and expecting a gallop. Do go if you enjoy people even if you don't always agree with them - they're unapologetic Trump fans -...More

5  Thank pleaver
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved every minute of the morning I spent with Fred and Paula. It's not often you get to ride a warm blood on a holiday outing and I felt lucky to have such a lovely mount. It felt like I was out on...More

3  Thank Shannonrodgers
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had the best time at Ravenscroft Riding Stables. The horses are incredibly well taken care of (which is amazing, considering they all have had a traumatizing past), and just seeing that is worth the visit in itself. My boyfriend is an inexperienced rider, and...More

2  Thank Peace-and-quiet123
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Fred and Paula are incredibly kind-hearted people that take the best care of their horses and many other animals. My husband and I had a great ride with Fred around the picturesque surrounds of San Juan del Obispo- travelling through coffee plantations, fields being worked,...More

1  Thank Tigsy B
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Biz N
23 June 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you have to call them on the number listed on TripAdvisor. They have no internet access. + 502 7830 6669 (I think).
24 July 2015|
Response from Sally S | Reviewed this property |
I had the same question! Paula and Fred do not have email, but are often available by phone, and will call you right back if not immediately available. I think you'll find them very amenable, and the riding is spectacular... More