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Address: 2a Avenida Sur No 3, San Juan del Obispo, Antigua, Guatemala
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+502 7830 6669

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Excellent riding experience

This place definitely has character. Horses are excellent, well trained and so well looked after! The owners provide clean, good helmets, boots and anything else you need for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place definitely has character. Horses are excellent, well trained and so well looked after! The owners provide clean, good helmets, boots and anything else you need for riding. Fred and Paula are a wonderful pair of eccentric characters. We loved them. They both have a great sense of humour and plenty of advice and information and of course you... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I first started riding with Fred and Paula many years ago while vacationing in Antigua. It is very much because of them that I have returned year after year to continue on with my riding and to visit them specifically. Fred and Paula are experts at what they do and clearly have a deep love for their horses and the... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We came here early on in our trip to Central America, and have come back twice because of the excellent quality of the horses, their schooling, the rides and the instruction. We both learnt a lot through the rides, and I have also done a few lessons with them because of their good teaching - it's English style riding and... More 

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washington dc
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Promised the proprietors - Fred actually - that I would call them colorful rather than eccentric. Don't go if you're thin-skinned and expecting a gallop. Do go if you enjoy people even if you don't always agree with them - they're unapologetic Trump fans - and mostly well behaved horses even if you can't stop 'em from chomping the neighbors'... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved every minute of the morning I spent with Fred and Paula. It's not often you get to ride a warm blood on a holiday outing and I felt lucky to have such a lovely mount. It felt like I was out on my own horse (which is a rare treat considering most stables that cater to tourists... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We had the best time at Ravenscroft Riding Stables. The horses are incredibly well taken care of (which is amazing, considering they all have had a traumatizing past), and just seeing that is worth the visit in itself. My boyfriend is an inexperienced rider, and thus received instructions before the ride. I am an experienced rider, and listening in on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Fred and Paula are incredibly kind-hearted people that take the best care of their horses and many other animals. My husband and I had a great ride with Fred around the picturesque surrounds of San Juan del Obispo- travelling through coffee plantations, fields being worked, country homes- all under the beautiful volcanoes that encircle Antigua. Fred was very knowledgeable about... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

I stayed in Antigua for a month and visited Ravenscroft several times. If you want a unique way to explore the local terrain and farmlands this is the way to go. You'll be warmly greeted by the several dogs they've rescued from the local streets - lots of happy pooches with tails wagging away! Fred and Paula also take great... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

I am an avid equestrian and have unfortunately been living in a city, deprived of horses, for the past ten months... So I was hoping to find some nice horses to ride while on vacation. Lucky for me, Ravenscroft was just the place. They have a big gorgeous grey imported German Warmblood who was an absolute blast to ride. They... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

If you're looking a complete experience, then Ravenscroft is for you! It may not be the most modern, state of the art stables, but where would the fun be in that!? It's from start to finish a surreal, enlightening and thoroughly pleasurable experience, and that is not even taking into account the riding! Fred and Paula are the most unlikely... More 

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