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Sabine's Smiling Horses

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| 1 km oeste del cementerio de Sta. Elena, follow road sign from cemetary to us, 60109, Costa Rica
+506 8385 2424
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The horse are "smiling"

We take a family horseback ride wherever we travel in the world. Sabine's horses are genuinely... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
Still Smiling

We booked an afternoon's horse riding with Sabine's smiling horses and we were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
London, United Kingdom
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Sabine who speaks English, French, Spanish and German and offers a variety of horse treks, from $ 25 US per hour to day trips to specialty tours including a Full Moon Ride. Several multi-day treks are also on offer. Sabine's Smiling Horses is a true destination in Costa Rica.
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“hour ride” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| 1 km oeste del cementerio de Sta. Elena, follow road sign from cemetary to us, 60109, Costa Rica
+506 8385 2424
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

We take a family horseback ride wherever we travel in the world. Sabine's horses are genuinely smiling! The horses have a lovely temperament. And Brandon was a great tour guide, very friendly and instructive and relaxed. This was particularly important because it was my five...More

Thank NewYorkerInEurope
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We booked an afternoon's horse riding with Sabine's smiling horses and we were not disappointed. Lovely, well cared for horses. Great team. Beautiful countryside.

Thank Adventura1405
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I met Sabine by renting from her at the Tree Top House and were fortunate to learn she also ran this business. We rode on a beautiful morning with three other travelers. Our guide Brandon was very skilled, friendly, and genuine. The...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We booked a 3 hour horse back riding tour with our two teenaged children and were not disappointed! We loved Branden, our tour guide. He was knowledgable, patient and fun to be around. The ride itself was at whatever pace we were comfortable with and...More

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Awesome ride. Very personal, professional with obviously well cared for animals. Met by Sabina and guided by Brandon we were comfortable and safe. We've been on many such rides around the world and this one is about as good as they come. I'd feel comfortable...More

Thank drmarkevans
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I just happened to have a one on one personal tour with Brandon, a local Tico,who was proud of his country and heritage. Brandon was friendly and considerate and provided information relative to the local of Monte Verde, its fauna and wildlife.Sabine whom is quite...More

Thank RAM583
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

It was awesome, Sabine picked us up at our Hotel. She is a kind Person, and can speak so many languages. The stable is a 15min. walk from St.Elena Center, it is a beautiful area for a short walk. Brandon our guide, lead us through...More

Thank Karten T
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Included in our Costa Rican Christmas holiday trip's party was our 5 year old granddaughter. Looking for special activities for children that age, the idea of a horse riding experience came up. She lives in Alaska and had only been on very short pony rides...More

Thank Gramma1395
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We rode Sabine's horses 4 days of our vacation in Costa Rica. We had such a great time on our first ride, we just kept booking additional days. My husband and I are experienced riders. We have our own horses and we have also ridden...More

Thank BambiH_13
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We had an amazing morning riding to waterfall ( although trekked the last bit) and exploring Monteverde. We rode past coffee and sugar plantations and eventually arrived to a view of pacific ocean! The horses are very well looked after and are in great condition....More

Thank FergieShropshire
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13 May 2016|
Response from TreeTopHouseCostaRic | Property representative |
Hello, please look on our website horseback riding tour in Monteverde and click on the Cloud forest tour. There you will find the information you need. sorry the posting guide lines don't allow me to post our website on... More
8 April 2015|
Response from TreeTopHouseCostaRic | Property representative |
Hello , I am Sabine with the Smiling Horses in Monteverde. We do have availability for the 23rd of April for the campesino ride or the waterfall ride. Both of your children are able to do these rides. Please email us, if... More
Nancy L
15 February 2015|
Response from TreeTopHouseCostaRic | Property representative |
Hello Nancy, we would love to have your Labrador dog along the trail. Our dog "Tico" does this now 10 years. For how much time is he used to walk? What are your ideas about "a bit more fun than just a "trail ride". We are... More

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