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Horse Trek Monteverde

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Address: 60109, Costa Rica
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Horseback Riding Stables in Costa Rica . Horse Trek Monteverde is based in...

Horseback Riding Stables in Costa Rica . Horse Trek Monteverde is based in the beautiful area of the Monteverde Cloud Forests. For over 18 years, Marvin Anchia and Janet Ellis have been offering horseback riding tours on well-loved and cared for horses. Rides include: 2.5 hours Mountain & Farm View Ride; 4 hours in the Clouds Ride; Eden Falls Secret Waterfall and Hike Combo; All Day Cowboy Ride and Multi-Day, 2-8 day Horseback Riding Holidays.

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A 4.5 Star Experience

The owner of horse trek is a fine and friendly guy who clearly loves his horses and his ability to share them with others. The tour itself was fun and comfortable at a pace... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Davis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The owner of horse trek is a fine and friendly guy who clearly loves his horses and his ability to share them with others. The tour itself was fun and comfortable at a pace comfortable for a novice or a veteran with opportunities to trot and gallop galore. The only minor downside was the guide though also friendly and fairly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of our favorite activities in Costa Rica! Our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. The landscape of Monteverde is gorgeous! The horses were all very well trained. Highly recommended!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dh and I were tired of walking around wet rain and cloud forests, so I thought we would do this for a change. We were pretty lucky with the weather. Our guide picked us up at 2 p.m. and took us to the place where the horses are kept, and gave us our instructions. We don't ride very often, maybe... More 

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Lamlash, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went on the horse trek monteverde 2 and a half hour trip and would highly recommend it to all. Marvin are guide was friendly and informative and gives a excellent tour. I have no experience on a horse and my wife has very little and was nervous but Marvin was a good teacher and put us at ease... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The tour was very interesting and quite informative. We took a two hour ride and saw a lot of animals, the guide told us quite a bit about local flora and fauna and taught us some Spanish. It was fun. But most important - it is the safest horse back riding ever, the horses are so well trained - this... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

When I was planning my itinerary in Costa Rica, my tour operator highly recommended us to join this horse trekking activity in Monteverde. Initially I was quite hesitated as I never do horse riding before and I was not sure I can manage that. However, I decided to give a try and I had no regret about it. We took... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We loved this activity. The tour takes you through rough and not so rough areas in monteverde. You go across a river with the horses, you get in the mud all the way to your waist on the horses, you see all kind of wild life specially monkeys that are not happy to see you there throwing stuff at you.... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

My two teenage kids and myself had never ridden a horse and whilst I was looking forward to it, I was also a bit worried about riding in the mountains on uneven paths. Well ....there was absolutely no need to be worried, Marvin and Fabio made it very easy and fun, we had a lovely morning riding through the local... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We only went horse riding once before but they gave us good lessons on their well trained horses. We had a great ride with our kids. They even gave my daughter a little glass horse as a present since it was her birthday. I highly recommend to take their tour.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Marvin and Fabio were so great to work with even though this was only my second time on a horse! They were so laid back and really helped make this a great experience for me (even though I was in pain for days after!) I won't forget the hummingbirds we saw during our break and the queso frito I enjoyed.... More 

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