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Port Douglas Horse Riding

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Address: 6613 Captain Cook Highway, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: [+61] 7 4098 4101
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Very wonderful experience

Hi Mandy, Jade my daughter came to you for a lesson twice while we were there and rode first time Buck then mum Star. She loved it, you were patient, informative and really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Tania S
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Hi Mandy, Jade my daughter came to you for a lesson twice while we were there and rode first time Buck then mum Star. She loved it, you were patient, informative and really kind and talkative and explained everything. We try to get to Port Douglas yearly and will certainly be visiting you again. Thank you for a wonderful introduction... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Hi Mandy!I don't know whether you remember me, but my name is Laura. I had a lesson with you in early April 2015 and rode a very cute chestnut horse named "buck". I am writing this review because i just wanted to thank you for a really awesome lesson, i really enjoyed riding "buck" he was so cool, i loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This horse riding experience was awesome.The instructor Mandy was excellent and my daughter Leah enjoyed every minute. The horse "Beau" was gorgeous and fantastic for learning on and obviously well loved. Many thanks to Mandy and Beau for a great afternoon!

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Kwajalein Island, Marshall Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

After reading reviews and deciding to avoid the tourist "traps" for horseback riding (geared to first time and inexperienced riders, tour buses full of them), we found this gem as we drove from Cairns to the Daintree Rainforest. We knew our intermediate-skilled level 12-yr old rider would not be happy being led nose-to-nose slowly along a pathway. She can walk,... More 

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Blue Mountains
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Thanks, Mandy! Our 3 kids loved their horse-riding lessons with you, in January 2015. We are regular holiday visitors to Port Douglas, but first time visitors to your school. Our kids loved the pre-lesson grooming and saddling of the horses, they loved the lesson and feeding the horses a little 'treat' afterwards. The horses are beautifully trained and the service... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

My daughter & I did a 1hr session with Mandy on Wednesday & absolutely loved it. I had Beau & my 7 year old daughter had Star, such beautiful horses. It was the first time id been on a horse since I had a nasty fall when I was 17 so I was pretty nervous, but the horses had great... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A very well structured and planned experience. 2 10-11 year old girls with previous experience found it interesting enough to want to do it again. Perhaps more chances for free play but experience probably wasn't there this time. Definitely recommend.

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Roma, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

If you are in Port Douglas or pass by it, this is a stop to make! Especially if you love horses. With experience or not, does not matter at all. Go for a one or more hour ride with Mandy, and you will learn and have fun like never before! The most important thing is that you feel safe, relaxed,... More 

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Mandy H, Owner at Port Douglas Horse Riding, responded to this review

Thank you for your review but I think you have the wrong business Port Douglas Horse Riding does not offer trail riding as you describe and the only guide you would ride with would be myself, so if you would kindly remove your review I would appreciate it. Regards Mandy Hayes More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Our daughter had 30 mins with Mandy this morning, jumped off her new friend 'Buck ' & wanted to go straight back. A fantastic experience for a city girl with a patient and expert teacher. Horse riding isn't the first thing you think of for entertainment in Port Douglas but a visit here is well recommended.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Mandy is an amazing teacher - made our two 'first timer' nephews feel at home very quickly. By feeding and grooming the horses they felt comfortable with the animals. Mandy then proceed to build their convince and skills very quickly. In one hour they were cantering and jumping small jumps - amazing! A real horse whisperer!

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