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Casagua Horses Tours

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Painted Pony Guest Ranch | Finca Casagua, Route 155, Portegolpe, Tamarindo 10000, Costa Rica
+506 2653 8041
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Una experiencia inolvidable

My family's trip to Finca Casagua was absolutely amazing. The ranch was easy to find- just a short... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Kali S
Perfect! Do not miss!

Kay, Estevan and their team are so fantastic! My girls spent a little over an hour with the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Renee T
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The Best Horseback Riding! Casagua Horses Tours at the Painted Pony Guest Ranch, a complete Equestrian Center providing high quality horseback riding tours lessons,and training, is just minutes from Tamarindo and Flamingo beaches on Route 155. Ride comfortable, well trained horses with professional bi-lingual guides. Favorite tours include the Old Spanish Trail,Forest to Sea, Natural History Tour, the popular Cantina Tour & local fiestas and Topes. Experience a real taste of Guanacaste's famous horse culture. GPS N10.35186 W85.72683
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Painted Pony Guest Ranch | Finca Casagua, Route 155, Portegolpe, Tamarindo 10000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

My family's trip to Finca Casagua was absolutely amazing. The ranch was easy to find- just a short drive from Tamarindo. As we followed the long driveway past horse pastures and giant fig trees, it became clear that this was truly a horse heaven. All...More

Thank Kali S
casaguahorses, Manager at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi Kali, We loved having you and your family with us and share the horses and some of the other great adventures Guanacaste has to offer with you. I think the critters missed you...come back soon and have a wonderful time on your next adventure...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Kay, Estevan and their team are so fantastic! My girls spent a little over an hour with the beautiful horses at Casagua. My daughters are young (ages 5 and 7) and Kay and team were so incredibly patient, kind and knowledgeable. They took the time...More

Thank Renee T
casaguahorses, Manager at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks for your kind comments. It is so important to have kids have a positive first experience with horses and your girls are just the right age to start. So many times children are frightened if they have a "scary" first ride and they may...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

10 star on all counts. Beautiful horses that are treated with respect and warmth in training and riding by Esteban. He knows his stuff. Kay will ensure you have everything you need to make your ride the best you will ever have. Don't miss this...More

Thank Robin R
casaguahorses, General Manager at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

So happy you enjoyed your ride. We try to match horse to rider to give you the best ride possible. Esteban has been training our horses for over 18 years with Natural Horsemanship. Many will ride horses born and trained on the ranch. Come back...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was our second visit and not our last. We have had rides in many locations and have to say that Casagua Horses rates at the very top of the list. Excellent horses that are well cared for and a pleasure to ride are a...More

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casaguahorses, General Manager at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

It makes us proud to have our riders return to the ranch. After your stay...you are family and we love riders that want to stay with us again....and again.

Reviewed 4 February 2017

This was our second visit to Painted Pony, the previous visit being 3 years ago. Yet again it was just perfect, our hosts Kay and Esteban were charming, the best you could wish for, nothing is too much trouble for them. They picked us up...More

Thank Tim G
casaguahorses, General Manager at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Our riding family is growing, and we especially are happy when our friends return to the ranch. There are so many things to do and see in our area and we can help design a new trip to include the best of riding and other...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

First, I was incredibly impressed with the obvious care and respect that the owners and employees have for the horses. I've gone on several equestrian holidays in the US and Europe and my number one requirement is that the horses are healthy and happy. Well,...More

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casaguahorses, General Manager at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Do come back soon. We always have new horses coming up and new adventures whether you come for a day ride or stay with us for a week. We love to share the culture and natural history of our area. Because Esteban was born 10...More

Reviewed 25 December 2016

Beautiful, healthy, graceful Costa Rica Paso Finos and paints. We really enjoyed the ride, seeing the countryside and the hospitality of the knowledgable guides.

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casaguahorses, Owner at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thanks, we are happy to enjoyed your ride. Our horses are well trained and comfortable for all levels of riders. We love our horses!

Reviewed 21 October 2016

My daughter and I had a great ride here. The horses are beautifully cared for and well schooled. They were safe enough for me (typical mum, had ponies as a kid, now rides a couple of times a year) but not dead in the mouth...More

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casaguahorses, Owner at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

Thanks for your kind comments, it often is the case with mothers or fathers and daughters, that the parent is helping their daughter to fullfull their dreams. In the last few years it is more and more difficult to find quality trail rides with quality...More

Reviewed 4 October 2016

Being a regular rider ( I ride English and cowboy dressage ) I wanted a place to ride where I could learn and have a good time. And boy did I find it! I went on a 2 hour morning ride with Estaban and Rojo...More

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casaguahorses, Owner at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

We are always happy to provide private or semi private rides to more experienced riders and well as other rider levels. Matching horse and riders is very important to provide a good experience for all riders. We specialize in small group rides so we can...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Kay stayed in touch with us regarding our ride so we knew exactly what to expect and where to meet her (we lodged elsewhere). What we didn't expect was the great conversation with everyone on the ride - that made it even more interesting. Kay...More

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casaguahorses, Manager at Casagua Horses Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

Our Forest to Sea tour is very popular, but not for rider's with no experience. Because you ride our horses, rather than just going for a ride, it is important to know how to control your horse before attempting to "go faster". Safety is so...More

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Carina J
13 February 2017|
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Response from casaguahorses | Property representative |
Dear Carina, Thank you for the inquiry. We do not take little ones on trail rides, but we do offer children's lessons in the ring to introduce them to horses and give them a safe ride in the ring. At times, if they have... More
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Steve C
11 December 2016|
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Response from casaguahorses | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. Certainly, we would love to have you ride with us while you are here. We offer a variety of day rides for all levels of riders. We just need to know your experience, height and weight to... More
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Freellie
18 September 2016|
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Response from casaguahorses | Property representative |
Hi Ellie, Thank you for your inquiry. We certainly invite you and your grand daughter to come to the ranch and ride with us. We have young seniors stay with us and also come for day rides if they stay elsewhere. We can... More
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