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Unforgettable Experience – Horseback Riding in Costa Rica!

Horseback riding in Costa Rica is a strong tradition here. For thousands of years, horses have been a part of this culture.  Going on a tour in one of the many places it’s offered here is something we all need.  Riding through an untouched rainforest trail or trotting along the sandy shoreline will melt away all anxiety of life.  Now jump on top your horse and follow us through the Costa Rican trail for an activity you don’t want to miss. 

The Views while Riding

Some of the things you will see along the journey are simply alluring, Horseback riding in Costa Rica is so diverse.  From Smooth sand and Rocky mountains to green Rainforests and windy valleys, you can experience it all. When on top your horse you get a nice boost to see around you.  Some of the places that the tours take you are only accessible by horseback, not even the best all terrain vehicle can beat the natural climbing abilities of a horse.  Riding along the hillside, you will see coffee plantations hard at work. Then coming back into the rainforest, you can see the frenzy of wildlife, birds flying about and howler monkey making their deep throated calls.

Safety while Riding 

Both the guide and your riding horse are very well trained.  Here horses are taught to work with people and are very friendly.  Meeting your horse for the first time will give you confidence in their abilities, and your guide is along your side the whole journey.  These cared for animals offer you a smooth ride over hills and slopes into the jungle.  The slow-paced tours allow for a relaxing time to view the scenery around you.  And of course, guides choose the best trails for their group and help you out when needed.  Guides will provide the gear for your little excursion, a helmet, and saddle for your horse.  Firstly they will give a small riding and control lesson, letting you learn how to maneuver your horse along the trail. 

Who can go? And What to bring?

Incidentally, age is not a huge factor when it comes to horseback riding, but it is recommended the rider be at least six years of age and older.  Also, older riders can be assured of safety because of the well-trained horses.  When riding, make sure to wear sun protection, sunscreen closed shoes, and bring a camera for the best of wildlife shots. 

The best of Horseback Riding in Costa Rica

If you don’t know the area of Costa Rica that’s no problem. We provide information on only the best tours in the country, from Manuel Antonio to Monte Verde. Also, in Monte Verde, Desafio offers a tour through Forest and Farm; it ‘s incredible to see the countryside and how old farms operate.  This tour rides right through the cloud forest giving you the best view.  Next, In Guanacaste, Manuel Antonio, right on the Pacific Ocean you will be able to ride along the beach side and crews through the rainforest.    

This tour isn’t just relaxing but gives a great perspective on natural life.  We highly recommend a revitalizing Horseback riding tour.

Santa Juana Costa Rica Rural Traditional tour

Santa Juana Rural Mountain Adventure Tour

Manuel Antonio. Favorite. Adventure, Cultural, Nature Guide, Drinks, Meal, Transfer.
From: $75 - $100
Horseback Riding Guanacaste

Horseback Riding with Diamante Eco Adventure Park

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Hotel Borinquen Mountain Resort Horse Riding

Borinquen Adventure Day (Horseback Riding, Zip Lines & Hot Springs) with Jacamar

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Borinquen Adventure Day (ATV, Horseback Riding, Zip Lines & Hot Springs) with Jacamar

Rincon de la Vieja. Adventure
Buena Vista Lodge Horseback Riding Tour

Buena Vista Mega Combo Adventure with Jacamar

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Horseback Riding Arenal Volcano

Horseback Ride and Hike to La Fortuna Waterfall and Visit to Indigenous Village with Arenal Mundo Aventura

Arenal. Cultural
Santa Juana Costa Rica Rural Horseback riding Tour

Horseback Riding Tour with Jacamar

Liberia. Nature
Horseback Riding Arenal Volcano

Horseback Riding Tour with Don Tobias

Arenal. Nature
Horseback Riding Manuel Antonio Adventure

Horseback Riding Tour with Tucanes Tours

Manuel Antonio. Nature
Costa Rica’s Seventh Heaven Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding in Mulguri with San Bada

Manuel Antonio. Nature
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