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Platte Ranch Riding Stables

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Address: Hwy 9, Fairplay, CO 80432
Phone Number: 719-836-1670
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Great ride with my 6 year old

Friendly people and well trained horse makes for a great day. So much better than the nose to tail rides found at the resorts.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2015
Morehead City, NC
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Morehead City, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

Friendly people and well trained horse makes for a great day. So much better than the nose to tail rides found at the resorts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic experience that was! My wife and I took a 2.5 hour ride with them out in Fairplay. Loved Alphabet yes that is her nickname, Sean and Amy! Great people, matched you with the right horse based on your experience. Coached you before leaving corral, gave a great historic tour! Will be back next year for a longer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We went on September 21, just a perfect day in every way imaginable. The sun was out, the trees were changing, and the guides were fantastic! ! Amy and Sean were very attentive to everyone's needs and comfort.Great knowledge of each horse that matched everyone's level . Beautiful scenery and fun ride!! Thanks Platte Ranch Riding Stables! !

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

My daughter and I visited the ranch for two hour ride. The guides were wonderful. The scenery is so beautiful. I would highly recommend, you won't be disappointed.

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Morrison, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

What a beautiful ranch, friendly crew and great horseback ride! Amy, Trigger, Wendy, Jackie & Mike were so helpful and attentive to everyone's needs. The Rocky Mountain vistas are unbelievable. We would recommend this as a "must" on anyone's Colorado to-do list!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Beautiful setting for a morning ride! The scenery, the horses, crossing the creek, up the hills thru the woods and the plateau surrounded by the majestic mountains made for a perfect Colorado experience! I was so fortunate that my friends from Fairplay knew all the guides, they were all so friendly and helpful to all of us, the ride was... More 

Bedford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is our third ride at the Platte Ranch. What a wonderful place. My sister was riding for the first time and Shawn could not have been more attentive. We had very different riding abilities in our small group and they paired up the horses for us in a safe yet challenging way. Great place.

Fairplay, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We took the whole family (7 adults) and our 5 and 8 yr old grand daughters on a 2 1/2 hr ride in scenic South Park, Colorado. Beautiful views of the Mosquito and Collegiate ranges. Horses for all abilities. The staff, Amy, Sean, Tigger, and Mike were terrific. They were very helpful with the kids and patient with the adults.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The wranglers place you with a horse that fits your skill and comfort level. The 2 hour ride was perfect and we were able to canter the horses! Much more fun that a typical nose- to- taill trail ride

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Took our 11 and 15-year old grandchildren for a ride while visiting in Breckenridge. The staff was great and of course the scenery beautiful. Horses were fine--like all 'ranch' horses' that are pretty much programmed to do what they do. We enjoyed our day, but our grandson, who had been to a Dude Ranch with me the previous summer thought... More 


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