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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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Excellent - we will be back!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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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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11 attraction reviews
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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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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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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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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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