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Address: Carretera Transversal | Km. 10.8 on left hand side, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Rancho Universo Cozumel Horse Sanctuary and teaching centre is set in rural...

Rancho Universo Cozumel Horse Sanctuary and teaching centre is set in rural area on the way to the oriental side of the island. Our mission is to improve animal welfare through education. All the resident horses have been rescued from abuse, ill-treatment and abandonment.There are also other animals such as dogs and cats. Being rural there are lots of birds, butterflies, and other species. The horses at the sanctuary live free as a herd forming family and friendship bonds, heirarquies and all their natural traits. Horses are prey so they only defend themselves, they do not attack. It is a totally different empowering experience to walk around a herd of free range horses. See you soon

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See how therapy can assist in healing all, people and animals. Liliana works very hard to care for all the horses and provide them with a safe, loving environment.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014

See how therapy can assist in healing all, people and animals. Liliana works very hard to care for all the horses and provide them with a safe, loving environment.

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Universalhorse, General Manager at Rancho Universo AC, responded to this review

Dear Arizonadiver. thank you so much for your kind words, it was a pleasure and an honour to have you visit with us, we hope to see you again soon and thank you for telling your friends Warm regards More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

The time we spent at Rancho Universo was not nearly enough, but definitely enough to see the amazing amount of love between Liliana and her horses. Liliana runs this place independently and it is AMAZING to see the caring, loving and understanding she shares with her horses. PLEASE go and visit this horse sanctuary, you will not be sorry you... More 

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Universalhorse, General Manager at Rancho Universo AC, responded to this review

Dear MissCoz Thank you very much for your kind words it means a lot to us! It was a great pleasure and an honour to have you visit with us Warm regards More 

connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

Not sure how Liliana does it but she runs this place on a shoestring and with the help of a lotta love for both the horses AND the children that need this beautiful experience! These horses have been SAVED from many of the local Cozmulenos who either do not care OR (in the defense of many) have been raised without... More 

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Universalhorse, General Manager at Rancho Universo AC, responded to this review

DearTina thank you so very much for your kind words it was a great pleasure to have you visit. Oh and thanks for the cake warm regards from all of us More 

Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

Liliana has done a wonderful job with this ranch! The animals, the people, and the jungle atmosphere are all amazing. After visiting the ranch numerous times we became friends with the rescued horses, dogs, and cats. We return time and time again to see all our friends and we love bringing the animals a snack. Rancho Universo is an amazing... More 

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Universalhorse, Manager at Rancho Universo AC, responded to this review

Tim Thank you soo very much for your kind words it was a great to have you visit,always fun an educational. Warm regards More 

Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

There is nothing I can say with words about this place Liliana THANK YOU This was a great experience and excellent oportunity for me. You rock and I will visit my friend william soon Jeremy Williams

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Cozumel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

This ranch is a very special place. Whether you are on your own, with your family, loved one, or friends, it suits all. Liliana, owner and full-time worker at the ranch is a lovely lady, always happy to chat to you (in perfect English or Spanish!) about the horses or any of the other animals at the ranch, about what... More 

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Universalhorse, General Manager at Rancho Universo AC, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, thank you so much for all your help during your internship, it was always a breath of fresh air having you around Warm regards and all the best! More 

Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2012

Hola! I want to share with you what I found and how I felt during my stay in Rancho Universo. Once we open the gate and enter the ranch, all you can see is horses, green jumgle, birds, wind, blue sky....nature, love♥ and all you have in your heart is happy, smile, positive energy flow through your body. friendly and... More 

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