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Port Douglas Horse Riding

6613 Captain Cook Highway, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
[+61] 7 4098 4101
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Ranked #14 of 87 Activities in Port Douglas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
Owner description: Phone 07 4098 4101
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
Owner description: Phone 07 4098 4101

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Roma, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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cairns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

very friendly instructor, , and informative ,recommend any age my grand kids had a great time ................................................................................

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We came twice during our holiday and our kids (3yrs and 5yrs) loved every second of it. Neither had ever ridden before and by the end of the first lesson they were trotting, jumping and having mini races! Mandy is an incredible teacher, we will definitely be coming back next time we are in port Douglas.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

What a great way to spend a morning . Mandy the owner was very patient with our 4 year old and almost 7 year old children and showed them a number of tricks and gave them confidence in the saddle. Recommend you book ahead, as this is quite popular. Definitely do this again

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sydney
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My 14 year old daughter and her friend (14 year old boy) recently enjoyed a fantastic 1 hour horse riding lesson with Mandy in July during our visit to Port Douglas. They would have loved to return for a 2nd lesson but unfortunately time did not permit.They had so much fun and I recommend this activity to others. Thanks Mandy... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was all that the previous reviewers had raved about. My Partner had never touched a horse nevermind ridden one, by the time he finished the hour he was feeling very comfortable with the whole experience. Thank you Mandy

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I had an incredible experience with Mandy from Port Douglas Horse Riding today! I hadn't ridden a horse in over 15 years (since I was a teenager) and she was both considerate of my past ability, pushed me to push myself but also gave me better coaching on my technique (or lack of it) than I ever had when I... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My kids (aged 5 and 8) have not been horse riding before and this experience was great. Mandy is a very good trainer and instructor. The kids went from having no riding experience to handling their horses at the end of the hour long session. They also learnt how to groom the horses and got to feed the horses at... More 

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