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Hooves - Guided tours on horseback

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Address: # 5 61 Windsor Road, St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
Phone Number: +1 876-972-0905
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Hooves is a family owned attraction in operation for over 20 years,...

Hooves is a family owned attraction in operation for over 20 years, committed to offering our guests a unique experience on horseback. Members of our staff have been with us for more than fourteen years, and are very experienced, and able to give you the best of care. Many of our horses are rescued and brought back to good health, happy to take you into the sea.

We are located in St Ann's Bay on the north coast of Jamaica near to Ocho Rios hotels and cruise ship pier. Guests also come on special tours from the cruise shop pier in Falmouth which provides an opportunity to see other attractions au route.

Located on a World Heritage Site and sanctioned by The Jamaica National Heritage Trust and the Jamaica Tourist Board we are humbled by the task we have to provide our guests with accurate information on well trained horses with modern equipment for a safe and wonderful experience.

Hooves has many return guests, some who have come on our Honeymoon ride, returning years later with their children. Often we have guests asking for particular horses and guides and when asked if they had been with us before, they reply "Oh a friend recommended you"

Trip Advisor has been a wonderful help to us with the many kind comments made, so please remember to add to those. We are continually striving to improve our service and you comments are taken seriously.

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1st Time Horseback Riding

This excursion was great. It's a good way to be introduced to horseback riding. The guides were great. My horse was called Pablo.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This excursion was great. It's a good way to be introduced to horseback riding. The guides were great. My horse was called Pablo.

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Carmel, Indiana
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a private ride for $90/per person with Hooves. Tours are conducted at a walk, but the guide will assess your riding abilities and will allow trot and canter in appropriate places. Taking them in the water up was the highlight of this ride. Staff was knowledgeable about the property and the horses seemed healthy, behaved, and well cared for... More 

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Thank teamherrmann
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this review

Many thanks for your thoughtful review. Unfortunately the photographer who is self employed was sick that day,so no action shot, so we lost a star for that. Regarding the lockers,which is a great idea. As we operate on a historical site we are not allowed to have a permenant structure,so we lost a star for that. Hope you enjoyed the... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited during our family reunion, with children as young as 10 and could not have been happier with the tour! Knowledgable staff, who took the time to ensure the safety of each rider. English saddles and horses that you can tell are well taken care of. Ocean ride is the highlight, so hold on tight! Big up Danny and... More 

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this review

Awesome is a comment we love to hear. I will pass the good word on th the guys. By the way if you want to see Barry, catch him on Facebook Hooves Jamaica and see him in action. Many thanks for your comment. More 

Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horseback riding was great.the water was so warm and it was a great time.the horses were beautiful and so sweet and well behaved. The beach was also so beautiful.

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Thank karinaples90
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this review

Oh my! Thank you so much for your kind review. We are very happy you enjoyed yourself. Hope to see you again soon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I have been riding many years and came here because of the reviews as well as the fact this is a rescue. I had an absolutely amazing time my guid Derik was great and very informative. I did a private ride and was able to canter down the beach. The people were great the horses were well trained and very... More 

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your informative review. We value yours particularly as a proficient rider and an informed horse person. Derek is pleased you remembered him and sends you an "Irie". From me "All that's good" and hope to see you again. More 

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is one of the greatest experiences I have had. The tour guides were wonderful and made sure everyone had a great time. Riding the horses while swimming in the ocean was unbelievable

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed our attraction and so soon after Matthew messed up our beach hut which I am pleased to advise has been repaired. All that's good. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This was my favorite Excursion off our trip, the tour guides were so much fun and really interactive with the guests. They taught us some 'Jamaican' words, and we taught them some 'Texan' words. The ride on land was very realxing and scenic, the ride through the ocean bareback was absolutely amazing. I look forward to retruning to Jamaica, and... More 

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Thank thellamas
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this review

Oh wow! Thank you so much for your great review it means a lot to us. Looking forward to your next visit. More 

Atherstone
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

What an fantastic trip to go on!!! After not riding a horse for a number of years, me and my partner were a little wary but had our fears soon washed away with this beautiful ride along a trail that lead us straight onto the beach where we were able to dismount and have a refreshing drink of Jamaican limeade... More 

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. Zemmie and Sensational are wonderful horses to ride, aren't they? Come see us again and ride the beach Columbus walked on. More 

Kingston, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Transportation from the hotel was included. We are not experienced riders, and had a great time. Our guide was super. I love history, and he provided details of Jamaica's history as we rode the trail to the sea. The horses were so gentle. I did not expect to be as far into the water as we were, but felt very... More 

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Thank mlkjsk5
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this review

We are so happy you came and shared your time with us. Thank you for your review and hope to see you again soon. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This review is from December 2015,We had an amazing time Horse back riding, the staff was amazing, the Lady Shron serving the cold Red Stripe was Excellent. All in all a Fab trip.

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this review

Oh wow! Thank you for your kind response and for taking time to send it in. We do value them very much. Hello from Sharon. All that's good. More 

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