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Address: 4 El Paso Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone Number: 719 633 5667
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Highly recommended, they were great with greenhorns and young kids. The route was spectacular and worth every penny! The guides were so friendly and helpful. The BEST way to se... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Highly recommended, they were great with greenhorns and young kids. The route was spectacular and worth every penny! The guides were so friendly and helpful. The BEST way to se Garden of the Gods.

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Mackinaw, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Not a bad trail ride but don't expect to sit back and look at the rock formations ... Also the guides only had hot water and it was a long ride ... The horses are not easily lead so expect to have to do some work ... I did feel they kept is safe..we were at the back and couldn't... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

What a wonderful ride though Garden of the Gods! Our wranglers were very pleasant and happy to continue conversation when they weren't pointing out the sights. My son is small and when his horse got turned around they were very patient and helpful. A huge plus was seeing how well treated the horses were. My son insists on a shout... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Yesterday, I took my niece and nephew for a 2 hour ride through the Garden of the Gods with Academy Riding Stables. I simply CANNOT say enough about the facility, staff and horses! Rosie was there to get us situated as we waited for horse assignments and our safety briefing. She made everyone feel welcome and right at home. Each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We took a 2 hour trail ride through the Garden of the Gods while on vacation in the area. Very organized place and the ride was fun for everyone. I would recommend these stables for anyone looking for trail rides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our family of 5 took our first trip to Colorado; we've never ridden horses before. The folks at Academy Riding Stables were fantastic! We made reservations about a week in advance and things went smoothly upon our arrival. We checked in, filled out waivers and made payment. We were assigned horses based on size and riding experience and received a... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Do this. The check in people were friendly and welcoming. We live in the Springs and have visited this landmark multiple times but exploring on horseback was both fun and educational. Ours was a group of 14. We climbed stairs and even climbed the rocks through the twins with our horsey hosts. I had Ute and my guides were Seth... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

What a great way for a family to see the famed 'Garden of the Gods'. The staff was very friendly, even though none of us had ridden before, we never felt out of place or belittled. They take the time to really match your experience level to the temperament of the horses. I got a beautiful and LARGE horse who... More 

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Great Mills, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

What can I say but WOW! We did the ride through Garden of the Gods. It was simply breathtaking. You get an entirely different view, than by driving through. The horses were well mannered and the wranglers were fun and knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

First time on horses for our family including a 10 & 11 year old and everyone had a great time. Recommend the morning tours as it gets pretty warm on the trail. Great view of the garden of the gods . Guides were great and very helpful with us "newbies"! Opportunity to buy a photo of yourself on your horse... More 

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Address: 4 El Paso Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone Number: 719 633 5667
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs

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