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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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Educational and experiential - and FUN, FUN, FUN for all!

Had a great ride and lesson today - me and 3 kids. Not only was it educational and experiential for all of us, it was great fun. It was great learning all about the horses and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Port Douglas, Australia

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Port Douglas, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great ride and lesson today - me and 3 kids. Not only was it educational and experiential for all of us, it was great fun. It was great learning all about the horses and also their personalities. Mandy is so knowledgable and has a great method of making it enjoyable and engaging for the kids. We even played... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not quite what we were expecting, as it's a lesson in a couple of paddocks and an arena, rather than a scenic trail ride. The instructors are very cautious, making sure the inexperienced riders don't go beyond their capabilities,which I appreciate and we managed to have a lot of fun. Good for horse mad kids.

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Thank Stormie C
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mandy was an excellent host and she accommodated us on a Sunday despite being her day off . The horse riding was the best thing that we experienced over the holidays . Thanks Mandy and we will recommend this to everyone , especially with young families .

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Thank Aj-mel
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much to Mandy for fitting us in late this afternoon, as the last opportunity for us, flying home tomorrow. A wonderful hour spent learning the basics. My son (13) had never ridden a horse before, and had the time of his life. A perfect location to learn to ride in. The horses are very well looked after -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took our young children 2 & 3 year olds and we all went riding. Mandy was fantastic at assessing the kids abilities and we were able to let our 2 & 3 year old along with ourselves learn to ride, including little jumps. It was a fantastic experience that we all loved. I can't recommend this highly enough.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Mandy was a lovely instructor who was patient, funny and informative. It was my daughter's first time to learn riding a horse. She (12 years old) got the basic skills of riding in just half an hour time, and this helped her develop self confidence. Highly recommended, especially for families with children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Mandy is excellent in teaching kids. My daughter is shy and reserved but she gets along well with Mandy. She learns so quick under Mandy's professional coaching. After just half an hour, she can trot a little bit by her own. This is amazing.

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Thank maple t
Lille, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

My wife spent a very good time with Mandy riding horse. Mandy is full of good advices very helpful. She has a huge ranch with many beautiful horses and good infrastructures. The only regret is that she could not get out of the ranch for a tour. Anyway, Port Douglas horse riding is a good plan!!

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Thank Nicolas V
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We took our 5 year old twins for a half hour ride - amazing! Mandy is a professional horsewoman and trainer - and in this time, had our delighted children trotting, having a little barrel race and trying a small jump! The horses are beautiful and happy. Can't recommend this enough :) Thank you

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

My kids (4 and 2) were really excited about seeing and riding the horses. Mandy was fantastic. Involving the kids from the outset and giving them a wonderful experience. Buck and Dolly were gorgeous horses and the kids haven't stopped asking when they can go back for another ride.

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