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KOKOU - Horse Riding Paros

We treat all our visitors as friends

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Guide du Routard - Lonely Planet - Frommer's Guide

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KOKOU - Horse Riding Paros

We treat all our visitors as friends, in the true spirit of Canadian and Greek hospitality!

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Dany and I left Canada in 1984 to move to Greece. Dany is from the city of Quebec and I, Ivan, come from Montreal. I was brought up around horses. Most riding in Canada was with Western tack so I worked at the Sans Souci Riding Center to gain experience of the English style of horse riding.

We started Kokou Riding Center on Paros in 1990, with five horses. We now have twenty eight, all strong, sure-footed, and attentive.

To maintain quality, we keep the business small. I, Ivan, am the main Guide, and we have well trained interns taking you out on our rides.  Dany takes reservations, organises and runs transportation where needed, and provides all the information you may need to find Kokou. …along with some useful tips on what to do and see on Paros.

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Safety

Your safety is important to us. We provide safety helmets for children and adults. We hold all the necessary permits and insurances needed to protect our visitors

Flexibility

We have both English and Western tack. For beginners we have found that Western is safer... the pommel gives the inexperienced rider a better hold of the saddle. More experienced riders may choose the tack they prefer

Horses

Our horses are well trained and will only do what a rider is comfortable with. None will gallop unless it knows its rider can cope

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Have a unique horse riding experience in Paros

Horses – Know About Our Horses

 

 

Smouky

  • Smouky

    The little sister of Moussama , 5 years old. Real copy of her grand Father,Zomby

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Iraklis

  • Iraklis

    Te tall one , 8 years old. Translation of his name is Hercules , do not need to say more

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Moussama

  • Moussama

    Gentile horse , 6 years old , grand daugther of Zomby so very agile.

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Onyx

  • Onyx

    Our swimmer , 8 years old . In love with Dany , strong character

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Why Us

We treat all our visitors as friends, in the true spirit of Canadian and Greek hospitality! No horse is allowed to pass our Guide, unless the Guide is confident the rider is experienced and safe. Then you may go on freely.

Check our Prices - Tours

Kokou Riding Center provides set tours, in the morning and in the afternoon in the company of an experienced Guide. We do not provide horses for rent.
It is not possible to just turn up and ride, as our horses require to be prepared and saddled up before departure time.Visitors wishing to join a tour require to book in advance. You should arrive at Kokou Riding Center at least 15 minutes before your tour is due to depart.
On the few occasions where no reservations have been made for a particular ride, our horses have the opportunity to rest.

SUNRISE TOUR
The Kokou Sunrise tour departs at 6:15am - 9:00am, and lasts around two and a half hours. This tour includes a number of local beaches, and riding in the sea. Taking our horses (and our visitors!) into the sea is dependent upon weather and safety, and therefore is not guaranteed.

SUNSET TOUR
Kokou's sunset tour is shorter, lasting around one and a half hours. It starts at 5.15-6pm, so that neither our visitors nor our horses are cooked by the sun!

 

Free Parking and luggage storage free tour photos also go-pro camera and accessories for rent

 

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Sunrise Tour

60€

  • The Kokou morning tour departs between 6.15am – 9.00am, and lasts around two and a half hours. This tour includes a number of local beaches, and swimming in the sea, this is the difference between our two rides, we go in the sea only in the mornings. Taking our horses (and our visitors!) into the sea is dependent upon weather and safety, and therefore is not guaranteed.
Sunset Tour

40€

  • Kokou’s Sunset Tour is shorter, lasting around one and a half hour. It starts betweent 5.15-6pm, so that neither our visitors nor our horses are cooked by the sun! We can’t access beaches since they are full of tourist at that time but we do the coastline of Plakotos that is not to be missed.


Transportation

3€

  • For a small fee of only 3€ per person we can arrange to collect visitors from our pick-up point opposite the bus terminal in Naoussa and return them there after their ride.

Happy horses

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Reservation

we aim to respond to all inquiries within 24 hours , if you do not get a response verify your filters or if you have your e-mails diverted. Last minute reservation ( 24 hour) will need to be done by telephone or sms at this number +306944174998

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Find Us

Kokou Riding Center is easy to find. We are located just outside Naoussa, the second town of Paros. From Naoussa, take the road that is signposted 'Marpissa, Piso Livadi, Pounda, Drios'. After just one kilometre, you will see a Cyclon gas station on your right. Directly opposite the gas station is our road. It is clearly signposted! Follow this track all the way to the end (around 400 metres) and you will find Kokou Riding Center. Use our maps and the photos of our Transportation pick-up point in Naoussa (left and below) to guide you. The kiosk is opposite the bus terminal. On request, we can offer transportation from Naoussa (3 euros per person round trip). For more informations, please call us at (30) 22840 51818.

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Paros Island- a beautiful island! Paros Island is simply a typical touristic destination in Greece. Indeed, every year thousands of tourists come and visit this island. Paros is well-known nor only for its friendly welcoming, its night life, its bars and clubs but also for its typical Greek buildings. You're going to be seduced by Paros' hills that go until the beach. You're also going to be impressed by its vineyards, its lemon tree and its olive trees. Paros Island means also having a quite walk along its old ports where you can see typical barges and boats. You can also walk along little streets with a huge range of white walls and typical flowers. Enjoy your stay in Greece and discover its Mediterranean food with spices, oil, and vegetables.
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