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Address: | Painted Pony Stables, Granada 40000, Nicaragua
Phone Number:
+505 8227 4704
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08:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

Enjoy nature at its best. There is nothing like the freedom of being on...

Enjoy nature at its best. There is nothing like the freedom of being on horseback and traversing the hills and valleys of west of Granada. The scenery is beautiful with views of Mombacho Volcano and farmlands.

Once there, we will assess your skill level and put you on the perfect horse. All of our horses are healthy and happy and love to go on tours. The ride will take you through the countryside, near the Laguna Apoyo, and then we will ride through farmlands and hillsides.

We currently offer Long and Short tours any day of the week.

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Great way to see the beauty of Nicaragua!

My husband and I highly recommend a ride with Painted Pony Horse Tours. We decided one day to check them out. We couldn't find their office near Parque Central (turns out their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Kelwood_Lynns
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Manitoba, Canada
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Manitoba, Canada
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49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I highly recommend a ride with Painted Pony Horse Tours. We decided one day to check them out. We couldn't find their office near Parque Central (turns out their office is no longer there and you have to call or email to book). But we took a drive out of town and found their stables using Google... More 

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Thank Kelwood_Lynns
Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a ride with us and the wonderful review. It is much appreciated. More 

Treasure Island, FL
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, daughter, her boyfriend and I had a wonderful afternoon ride with Wilfredo as our guide. Beautiful horses and Wilfredo was very informative of the area, trees and other plants. Would highly recommend.

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Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you had a great experience. Come back anytime! More 

Granada, Nicaragua
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the family out on a horse riding tour. The The tour guide was very helpful in accommodating my youngest child. The trek itself was great with some great views of laguna de apoyo. It was a nice afternoon and money well spent.

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Thanks for the kind words Gerry. We are so happy that your family had good day with us. And yes, the views of the Laguna are quite spectacular. More 

Pennington
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I highly recommend Painted Pony Tours! Darryl, the owner, picked us up in Granada and brought us to the farm, where we got a quick tour before meeting our mounts, Lucy and Seitano. There were plenty of folks on hand to help get us situated in the saddle. Wilfredo was our guide and he had much to say about the... More 

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Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed yourself. Please feel free to let us know how we can improve the experience and tell you friends about it. Regards More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We did the Sunset Ride. The stable is in a part of Granada that is cool on a hot day. The horses were great. The ride leader was great. It a beautiful ride to the edge of the caldera of the extinct Apoyo Volcano. The couple who owned the stable picked us up and drove us back to our hotel... More 

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Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for riding with us. Hope you return again. More 

Houston, Texas
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I love riding horses, so booked a Painted Pony sunset riding tour to the top of the Laguna de Apoyo volcano. Pros: 1) Transport: they will provide transportation (it costs $3 for transport) from Granada to the farm and then back to Granada after. 2) Staff at the Stable. The staff at the stable is courteous and helpful (I did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

My sister and I went for the sunset tour and it was absolutely spectacular. The guide was cheerful, informative, and always watching out for our safety. We made to a lookout over the Laguna de Apoyo (that not many people get to see), and were able to sit and take in the beauty of Nicaragua. I recommend this trip to... More 

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Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for riding with us and glad you both had a good time. Yes, that view of Laguna Apoyo is spectacular. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I was traveling in Nicaragua for a World Vets trip. My friends and I went on this tour and it was phenomenal. I would definitely want to go again if I visit Nicaragua in the future.

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Thank Sadie W
Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. As we get the business in full gear we expect many improvements to the experience. In return, we thank all of you at World Vets for your great work with the animals of Nicaragua. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Painted Pony was suggested to me by World Vets. Me and a group of volunteers were picked up from our hotel a Sunday morning this July by Daryl, the owner of Painted Pony. Daryl was very helpful and friendly. We got a tour of his farm and chose our horses. All the horses had unique and playful personalities that came... More 

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Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words and glad you enjoyed the experience. Even more so, we appreciate the great work of World Vets and wish you the best of futures. Thanks for all the work you did in Granada. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Four of us (two adults, two kids aged 12 and 9) took the morning tour which lasted about 3 hours. We were picked up at our hotel and driven to the very nice stables by the owner and introduced to our wonderful guide, Wilfredo, who put us on horses which had been preselected for our various levels of experience and... More 

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Darrell B, Owner at Painted Pony Horse Tours, responded to this review

We appreciate your visit and happy you had a great experience. Thanks for the kind review and thoughts. More 

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