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El Pinto Horseback Riding Expeditions

#9 of 17 Outdoor Activities in Montezuma Features Animals
Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 8492 3249
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Nice adventure

Marvin's horses are healthy and he clearly cares for them. We went on a trail ride in Delicias... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Middletown, Iowa
via mobile
Great ride !

No tourist beach ride here.........Marvin takes his people up into the jungle canopy to see the... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2015
Jeff S
King George, Virginia
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30 Sep 2016
“Nice adventure”
30 Mar 2015
“Great ride !”
Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 8492 3249
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Marvin's horses are healthy and he clearly cares for them. We went on a trail ride in Delicias. Marvin is very personable and knowledgeable. When I return to Montezuma again, I'll definitely repeat this experience.

Thank JenaRN
Reviewed 30 March 2015

No tourist beach ride here.........Marvin takes his people up into the jungle canopy to see the "real " Costa Rica ! We saw lots of the "beach" tour rides....the horses are not happy and way too hot! Marvin takes you up into the jungle to...More

1  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

We just came back from a beautiful morning ride with El Pinto. The horses looked amazing, listen very well and you can see how much love and efford Marvin puts in taking care of them. He has a lot of respect for his animals and...More

1  Thank Maud G
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Everything said about Marvin and his horses is true! We had a wonderful morning with a great guy and the best trail horses I've ever ridden! I'm an experienced rider, but have never ridden horses without a bit (in their mouth) before! They were only...More

Thank The3wanderers
Reviewed 7 January 2015

My girlfriend and I had lovely experience with Marvin and his horses as we toured around the scenic countryside outside Montezuma. He was easy to coordinate with and sent a driver to retrieve us from our hotel who brought us directly to the start of...More

Thank robbyt111
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Our ride with Marvin and his horses was very nice. Marvin is fluent in English, which was nice so that we could converse with him. Things I liked about this ride in comparison to others in Costa Rica: his horses had no evidence of ticks...More

Thank JenaRN
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This is our third year spending Christmas week in Montezuma,and each year we have ridden with Marvin. He is incredibly warm, easygoing and most-importantly, takes GREAT care of his horses and his guest riders. Friends with seemingly everyone in the area, Marvin has access to...More

Thank WanderingWs
Reviewed 13 September 2014

It made me curious looking over the reviews for this adventure: the OWNER was mentioned in the first sentence of almost every review. The ride, scenery even the horses came after the mention of Marvin. After a short time with Marvin we could easily see...More

2  Thank hazmaster
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We made a visit to Montezuma - loved this little town and while having a little bite to eat booked a tour for a horseback ride- my boyfriend had wanted to make my 50th a special day and knew how much I had wanted to...More

Thank JolantaChris
Reviewed 2 August 2014

In agreement with all the wonderful reviews. Also... Make sure you ask for Marvin! If he's not your guide, you're not riding with El Pinto. His horses are well-trained and wonderfully cared for. Not sure what was the best part of the day: riding in...More

1  Thank David M
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Maja G
How do I contact El Pinto??? There is no answer to the emails, the phone goes to voicemail. Does he have an office I can go to?? It seems the best option for horse riding but can't reach him to book!!
3 April 2017|
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Would this be ok for beginner (trot) too? What about in rainy season, July?
5 June 2016|
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Rachel J
Hi there! Does anyone have the contact info. for El Pinto? No website and no email! Thanks so much
5 March 2016|
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