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Hooves - Guided tours on horseback

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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...more
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# 5 61 Windsor Road, St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended Hooves as a must do activity during our first visit to Jamaica. We arrived and all information was clearly explained by Jermaine before we met our guides Barry and Mario. We were in a group of 4 with a pair of honeymooners...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 star all around! Marcel was great!! he was excellent with the horses, very knowledgeable, outgoing and fun! all the staff were awesome!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow....what a fabulous experience riding beautiful well cared for horses in the sea; our instructor Marcel was informative & made the whole experience something we will treasure forever. Many thanks also to Jermaine who looked after us & showed us the real Jamaican experience...I can...More

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our attraction. After 25 years at the same location and with a member of staff who has been with us from the beginning we must be doing something right. The big guys call us the boutique ride...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guides are very knowledgeable and attentive towards their guests I am a non rider and I absolutely loved this tour

Thank Louise K
tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment. We pride ourselves for the safety we provide for non riders so they can have a new experience. All that’s good

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hooves provided our family of 10 with a great morning ride. Horses are all rescues and in fine shape. Kids were ages 12 to 18 and all enjoyed it. For real horse folks it is a low level all-in a-row trip which wasn't exciting. But...More

Thank G W
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic afternoon, well looked after, great staff and swimming in the sea was amazing . This trip is well worth it. The photos they offer is also inexpensive which makes a nice change.

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for the review and we are so happy you enjoyed yourself. We work hard to have a safe and fun time for you as our guests. Happy trails.

Reviewed 4 August 2018

The guides were great from the time we arrived to the time we left. The guides choose the horse based on the riders personality … which made the ride personal. The guides kept you engaged throughout the ride to and from the beach. Pictures were...More

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for the positive review, it means so much to our little business. To ride in the sea where Columbus spent time 500 years ago is magical.

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Do it! The treck through the plantation was wonderful and our guide was full of knowledge telling us so much about the history of the place. Reaching the beach was incredible and then the fun really kicked in. Swimming in the sea on horseback is...More

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It is because folks like you take the time to write that builds our little business. All that’s good.

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Me and my husband booked the private ride as we both have some riding experience and wanted more than a nose to tail walk. We were picked up promptly from our hotel in Ocho Rios in a nice air conditioned vehicle and driven about 15...More

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

We are so happy that you found the time to write a wonderful review. Thank you so much. We work hard to make your experience a safe and fun one on our rescue horses. Happy trails.

Reviewed 26 June 2018

did a private tour for horse back riding with this company. all the guides were nice and helpful. was a fun experience for some of us, but one of us really did not enjoy the ocean part, just think it depends on the person and...More

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tomhooves, Owner at Hooves - Guided tours on horseback, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

We are so happy that you came and learned some of the history of our Island. Your positive review means a lot to us which we appreciate greatly.

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Mark M
10 June 2018|
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Response from tomhooves | Property representative |
Life jackets are available and the horses have their hooves on the bottom so you could stand. The life jacket will bring your head and shoulders above the surface so you should not have a problem. If you do decide to go into... More
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Kirsty W
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Response from tomhooves | Property representative |
I suggest you contact Yardie Tours who are associated with us to pick you up as they bring people from the cruise ship in Falmouth. Hope to see you soon. They are on TripAdvisor
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