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Esperanza Riding Company - Martha's Vineyard

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Lovely horses and a new view of the island

I took a group trail ride with Esperanza -- the horses are well cared for and fun to ride and you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Beautiful scenic trail ride on Cape Cod

My wife and I make a point of horseback riding wherever we go on vacation (when available). Our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York, NY
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We offer 2-hour guided trail rides on windy moss covered trails, past a fresh water pond and by working farmland in the heart of Martha's Vineyard at 9am and 4pm daily. Our Paso Fino horses will delight you with a comfortable ride for beginners and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Edgartown/Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-939-1001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a group trail ride with Esperanza -- the horses are well cared for and fun to ride and you get to wind through the State Forest, seeing areas I haven't seen before even after 20 years on the island. Be aware that they...More

Thank mb561
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I make a point of horseback riding wherever we go on vacation (when available). Our ‘scenic trail ride’ in East Sandwich on Cape Cod was truly one of our most memorable. Our guide was very professional, easygoing and the horses were tacked...More

Thank lucy021482
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely ride through the state forest with Rachel and Paris. Our group included a couple of experienced adults who haven't ridden much since childhood and four kids from 8-17 with very little experience. We were matched very well to safe but lively...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a wonderful time yesterday with Rachel as our guide. My 11 year old son and I rode through beautiful trails which we would have never been able to experience on our own. We could not have asked for a better trail guide...More

Thank lht16
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Our kids were not old enough for the trail ride so we visited the farm and did the pony ride for our young kids. To clarify it is not actually a pony ride but rather a ride on an actual horse that is led by...More

Thank amanda g
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The horses have a beautiful place to live and are well taken care of. Great to get away from the beach island feel and see another piece of the island. Who knew there was a state forest! Horses were all tacked up and ready to...More

Thank RubyJo10
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Took my wife there,she said it was a great experience, great landscape the guide was fabulous. I found it fun to get out to the country side of the Vineyard.

Thank Olumide A
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The Paso Fino horses and amazing riding on the beach was a dream come true. A beautiful day, beautiful horses and Elizabeth set the tone for an amazing experience. My sister wanted to celebrate her birthday with a horse back ride on the beach, this...More

Thank cnyhiker
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

I grew up riding, and this stable takes wonderful care of their horses! My husband has only ever done trail rides (rather inexperienced rider) and they really work to match you with a horse that is a good fit. Our instructor, Paris, was a great...More

Thank aj14318
Reviewed June 20, 2018

My wife and I found the ad for Esperanza Riding Company in the Vineyard magazine at our hotel the night before we were scheduled to go home. On a whim, we contacted them and there was availability for the 9am ride the next day. We...More

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Steven B
July 8, 2015|
Response from thelittlebird |
Weather: Nobody likes to ride in the rain, including us! If we are forecasted to get or are actually experiencing less then desirable riding weather, please don’t assume that we are cancelling the ride. Your guide will be... More