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Address: 4 El Paso Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone Number: 719 633 5667
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Very enlightening 2 hour ride through Gardens of the Gods!

We had a great adventure with Mckayla as our wrangler She was very knowledgeable about the Gardens of the Gods. She made us feel very comfortable with our horses. It was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Greenfield Center, New York
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Greenfield Center, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We had a great adventure with Mckayla as our wrangler She was very knowledgeable about the Gardens of the Gods. She made us feel very comfortable with our horses. It was a wonderful experience from start to finish. We highly recommend this tour.

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Newton, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Did the 1 hour trail ride. Staff very friendly, professional and knowledgable. Nice ride in the Garden of the Gods!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

My 18 yr old & 14 yr old nieces came to Colorado Springs for their spring break. I decided that my husband & I would take them on the 2 hr ride. I was a little nervous about my nieces as neither of them had been on horseback before but I worried for nothing. We received great instruction before the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you are looking for the best Horseback riding stables in Colorado Springs, Dont miss your opportunity to stop at academy. Great Tour guides through the garden of the gods. I enjoyed the horseback ride and i will be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I ended up riding "Wildfire", which was comical due to my own nature. She was temperamental but easy to get along with and ride. The trails through the Garden of the gods were beautiful and the cowboy leading the trail was very fun and adventurous.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Myself and my friend had a great 2 hour ride through the garden of the gods on what was also a very warm day. We had micheala as our guide and she was brilliant giving talks about the history but also making sure all the horses were behaving and that we were comfortable. The scenery was stunning and the rock... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This was an astonishingly wonderful experience in what must be one of the most beautiful places in the world, Garden of the Gods. For the sake of the review, we did a 3 hour ride with our guide Travis, who was fantastic.

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N Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful experience! The ride was beautiful through the Garden of the Gods, the staff was friendly and personable. I was a nervous wreck since it was my first time and the experience was one to remember. However, my only complaint was the guy named Pete. Pete was the head handler for the ride. He... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My husband and I had spent the week looking for a home in COS. On the last day, we decided to take a two hour ride at the stables! It was the second best decision we made all week (the first finding a house and deciding this was THE place to live)! We had a very informative guide, jumped a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wonderful-very knowledgeable staff-took our cub scouts here, they had a great time-nice trails. Even an area where the boys could have their horses gallup if they wanted.

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