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Address: Kualapa Place, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number: +1 808-822-4688
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
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Esprit De Corps Riding Academy offers the complete horses experience....

Esprit De Corps Riding Academy offers the complete horses experience. Beginners through advanced riders learn about Kauai, horses, and themselves while enjoying the beauty of Kauai. Small group Eco-tour trail rides, lessons in a covered arena, and weddings on horseback.

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Silver Falls Ranch truly special

My 18 year old daughter and I booked a private ride through Dale Rosenfeld. Everyone was super accommodating, the ranch + lands were spectacular (lots of happy people and happy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 June 2016
jenniferr m
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San Clemente, California
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San Clemente, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

My 18 year old daughter and I booked a private ride through Dale Rosenfeld. Everyone was super accommodating, the ranch + lands were spectacular (lots of happy people and happy animals), and our guide Jeff went truly above and beyond in giving us a ride to remember. It was a real treat to ride with the adorable family man from... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

We splurged on a 1.5 hour private trail ride arranged through Espirit de Corps, but the ride was actually at Silver Falls Ranch. This was meant to be a ride for experienced riders (we each grew up with horses). We would not recommend it, at least in winter. Even 5 days after rain, the place was a mud hole. There... More 

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2 Thank Jennifer P
South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

Great people to work with. My wife had an issue with a rain storm that came in the day of our ride and the staff was more than understanding and willing to work with us. Highly recommend this company. Good people. Good vibes. - Jake

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

I am a beginner and was looking for someone who could teach me riding not as a mechanical experience, but as a way of being. We took a riding class with Dale. She was incredible, patient and tailored the class to meet our interests and needs, while ensuring that we are able to gain hands on skills we were looking... More 

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2 Thank Sasi N
Barrow, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

I called to book a full day private ride, designed for advanced rider. Dale informed me that her trails are currently closed for repair. Currently, all EDCRA bookings are being done thru Silver Falls Ranch. They offer only 3 ride options, (those listed on Silver Falls ranch site). Dale explained the private rides are not head to tail, and would... More 

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3 Thank Tamra D
ainapono, Owner at Esprit De Corps Riding Academy, responded to this review

I understand you concerns and I'm glad we spoke at length about them. Much of the trail covered on a private ride at Silver Falls is the same as the group rides. Some additional area may be covered. However, it is just you and the guide. We do not sell a private and then add others to the ride. You... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2013

As a horseowner and experienced rider, most commercial riding stables do not offer a ride that appeals to me. Esprit De Corps is the exception. The owner is clear when you call to book that her rides are not for beginners. I booked a four hour ride with her and the horses and scenary were beyond my expectation. I am... More 

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8 Thank Linda M
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

I did the fast half day riding. There were only 2 of riding and the guide. The most lovable girl ever! Although the other girl I was riding with said she was a rider....it really didn't seem like it but thank god she wasn't scared and was willing to try new things although she was only 11. I have been... More 

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Lakewood, OH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

My husband and I (beginners with only about 5 rides each) went on the Taste of Kauai ride. Our guide Katy was amazing and knew so much about everything we saw along the way. No one else had scheduled for our particular time slot so it was basically a private ride. We started out by walking within an enclosed ring... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

My daughter loves horses and wanted to experience Kauai by horseback. There were some reviews here that were not fabulous, but many that were great. So I called to book her on the Fast Half ride, and Dale was fantastic about making sure the ride was a good fit for her. She is younger than most riders, and she was... More 

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

My husband (inexperienced rider) and I (experienced rider) found out about this place from the Ultimate Guide to Kauai guidebook and ended up going on the Taste of Kauai ride in July 2013. We were wanting to go on a non-nose to tail ride that would be fun for riders with varying comfort levels and Esprit de corps completely lived... More 

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