Horseback Riding Experience – In Ocho Rios Jamaica
Ocho Rios is home to many different exciting activities, one of which is horseback riding. If you desire to experience horseback riding in all its glory, there are many various options available to you in the town. If you are staying at a Jamaica Rental property or an Ocho Rios villa for the Christmas holidays and desires to go horseback riding, I will highlight the best places to enjoy this charming experience in Ocho Rios.
Whether you are an experienced rider or a beginner, you will have a pleasurable experience if you choose the Jamaica Horseback Riding Adventure Tour.
You will be picked up at your Ocho Rios villa and transported to the stables of Jamaica horseback riding adventures which is a few minutes away.
Here, you will be introduced to your professional guide, who will first take you on a tour of the stables, then you will be matched with a horse based on your level of experience, and then your adventure begins!
You will ride through a scenic trail that will take you past breathtaking sugar cane fields, a variety of trees and plant life; eventually, you get to the Caribbean Sea where you will have the option to ride into for a breathtaking experience.
Your assigned Tour guide will be a reassuring presence throughout your ride and narrate to you what the terrain is like before you get there to ensure that you have no hiccups while riding, he will also help you with riding into the Caribbean Sea and then back to the stables which are a beautiful country estate.
This magical is approximately two hours long and is available to everyone five years and older. However, there is a maximum weight limit of 250 lb.
The Tour is not suitable for expectant mothers, people with physical challenges or individuals with special needs. It is recommended that you pre-book this tour to ensure that space is available for you on your dates of choice, especially if you are booking in the Christmas season.
Chukka Adventure Tours also offer an exciting horseback riding experience for you to enjoy, the experience is called the Chukka Horseback Ride N Swim.
This exhilarating experience is on a private beach where you will have panoramic views of the Jamaican coastline and will also ride through the calm waters of the Caribbean Sea.
Your experienced guide will share the history of this private beach with you and ensure that you have a fantastic experience regardless of your level of experience. The Chukka Horseback Ride N Swim has a weight limit of 220lbs, and for safety, you are required to wear closed toe-shoes and you are provided with helmets. This is another thrilling Horseback riding experience out of Ocho Rios for you to enjoy while staying at you’re your favorite Jamaica Villa for the Christmas holidays.
Hooves Jamaica Limited is another reputable organization that offers horseback riding adventures, they are located just 12 minutes outside of Ocho Rios in St. Ann’s Bay on a World Heritage Site.
They offer Beach rides and specialty and honeymoon rides; these rides will take you first through the world heritage site, where you will see some interesting Jamaican historical artifacts and then you will be guided to the beach and into the sea for a magical horseback experience.
The water will be a maximum of 4 feet deep, so the horse will be slowed down by the water if he tries to gallop, this results in the pace been exciting yet safe.
The duration of the horseback ride is approximately 90 minutes. Hooves Jamaica limited provides another option for your safe, stimulating and romantic horseback riding out of Ocho Rios.
Finally, if horseback riding is a must do experience while staying at your private Ocho Rios Villa for the upcoming Christmas holidays, you have several exciting options available to you in your vicinity, please remember to pre-book your ride to avoid any availability issues.