Here are a few rave reviews from clients that joined us on trail and beach rides on Martha's Vineyard and Cape Cod. Eastern Shore, VA reviews coming ASAP!
“Hi Elizabeth, I’m writing to thank you for making our anniversary such a memorable evening. Mimi had no idea what we were going to do when we were meeting you for our sunset ride on the beach. I kept it a secret. And when you arrived with your horse trailer she looked at me and said, “Are they for us?” (With a very big, excited smile). And that was the reaction I was hoping for!!!! Thank you for making our anniversary so incredible! We look forward to our next ride with you and your beautiful horses. "Many thanks!” Kevin N.
“The Esperanza Riding Company offered us a wonderful experience for my father’s 65th Birthday. With dreams of cowboys (and cowgirls) dancing in our heads, the family saddled up for a beautiful morning trail ride with Elizabeth. Knowledgable about the island as well as delightful, Elizabeth showed us some fantastic views of the sprawling MV ocean vistas and lush landscape. Additionally, the horses were extremely well-behaved, friendly, and compliant. The entire experience was fantastic, as the birthday boy and everyone else had a great time. Thanks again Elizabeth and ERC for making my father’s 65th Birthday so special!” Cheers, Ben
“Horseback riding was originally intended as a birthday present for my granddaughter, yet I was the recipient of a gift also.
I can’t think of a better way to spend a glorious summer Sunday morning than to go horseback riding (on Max) with
Elizabeth as our guide through a peaceful and serene conservation area on Cape Cod. Elizabeth was prompt, professional
and personable as our leader. She gave a mini lesson prior to our mounting and set us at ease with her calm manner and enthusiastic demeanor, which was contagious. Throughout our ride she was informative and reassuring although we didn’t actually need the reassurance since, once we were on our way, we realized each of us had the perfect horse. I only needed
to talk to Max and he was obliging (I wish I could say the same for my husband). This experience has created a joyful memory for my granddaughter and me; one which we shall cherish forever. I am quite sure I will see Max again in the near future.
I loved every minute. Many thanks to Elizabeth for a spectacular ride!” Nancy C.
“My husband and I were more than delighted to have the opportunity to have a private trail ride with Esperanza’s lovely Paso Fino horses. We had a wonderful 4-mile journey with great mounts, Max and Apollo, and Elizabeth as our guide. The horses were so sweet – and I couldn’t help noticing their genuine care and gentleness for their riders. My only reference to riding is English style, so the gaited ride of the Paso Fino was an experience that I thoroughly enjoyed. The horses are beautiful and
so obviously loved. The trail was equally beautiful; giving us a chance to explore the oak forest ridge, which we could never have seen otherwise. We’ll definitely ride again when we visit MV and we may even plan a trip to Vieques, just to ride!
Our hats are off to these talented young women for their first season on the Vineyard – it made our first visit to the island
so much more memorable!” Terry Bohling & Sid Reedhead, Rochester, NY
“We’ve been out with Esperanza twice this summer and loved it both times. The first was a trail ride from the stable
through the woods to a nearby pond. We had so much fun we scheduled a longer ride that included a long stretch on the
flats at low tide. I swear the horses loved it as much as we did! They carried us eagerly through the tidal pools and across
the trails through the dunes. The horses were extremely well trained while still spirited and fun to ride. Definitely a new
Cape Cod summer tradition for us!” Tracey P.
“Thank you again for a WONDERFUL ride. We had a fantastic time and will definitely be back next August!” Kathleen L.
“We had a special ride on the beach…it was spectacular and the horses were well behaved and fun. Elizabeth was personal and knowledgable; that made our evening one of many to come!” Melanie S.
“Just a quick note to thank you for the wonderful service we received. I had three young girls with me who had never ridden
a horse before. Caitlin was a wonderful guide, and she made the girls relax, feel confident and enjoy their ride.
Of course they all left asking when we will be coming back so they can ride the same horses! Thanks again.” Ruben
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