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Ride with Roudy and Telluride Horseback Adventures

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Address: 242 Hawn Ln, Telluride, CO 81435
Phone Number: (970) 728-9611
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Horseback and Wagon Ride during the THAW

Be advised that this place is NOT in or near Telluride, Roudy has moved and is just outside Norwood, about an hour northwest from Telluride. The scenery on the web-site is not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Granite Shoals, Texas
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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful time with Roudy today. The drive out from Telluride was beautiful. Roudy was very fun and his horses were well behaved. Great for first time riders. Definitely worth the trip!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great time and good stories. Roudy is rough around the edges but a good-natured cowboy. He knows his horses and assigns them by riding experience. He took us around his place and we saw spectacular views. He was always mindful of everyone and safety was a top priority

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Granite Shoals, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Be advised that this place is NOT in or near Telluride, Roudy has moved and is just outside Norwood, about an hour northwest from Telluride. The scenery on the web-site is not what you will see, but still very pretty. There was supposed to be 2 feet of snow everywhere, but unexpected high temperatures melted it all away literally days... More 

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Bremen, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went to Ouray and Telluride the week after Christmas. We wanted to do something fun. Checked into snowmobiling and it would have cost us a small fortune for 2 hours. We stopped in a store where they did the ice climbing and asked about something to do. They mentioned "Roudy" and a sleigh ride. We gave him a call.... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Everything is wrong w/Roudy unless you too are an insensitive, mysoginistic, narcissist. I have never been treated so mean in all my travels around the world. I actually cried the first 30 minutes of the ride after his inapporpriate comments. Additionally we had to listen to him self promote the entire ride. We have been riding in Colorado for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

There's nothing wrong w/ Roudy unless you are the sensitive east coast type :) (somewhat ironically, he does have a masters degree in English). Realize, though, this is the West, rural Colorado, ranch country. Don't expect to be coddled. Do expect to hear a lot of ranch wisdom and interesting stories! My 10 yr old daughter and I had a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Roudy and his girls did a wonderful job with a group of different riding abilities. This is a traditional trail ride, however the scenery that you see is incredible! You can't go wrong. The horses are well cared for and very good with beginner riders. Roudy is a hoot and has a ton of stories from the area! Great little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We had a great ride with Roudy and his staff. It was a group of 5 of us and though we weren't ready for Roudy's entertainment, it came across as funny and well entertaining. We took the hour ride for $50 and each gave them a $10 tip. Totally worth it. I rode Clyde a huge beautiful horse who took... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Roudy taught me to ride when I was a kid, and it was a pleasure to come back 20 years later to ride with him again. Our morning group ride was an absolute pleasure - Roudy and his ranch hand were super friendly, experienced, and kept up great banter with us as we rode through his beautiful property. We stopped... More 

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Nasu-machi, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Roudy was verbally abusing his employees when we arrived, but really crossed the line when he humiliated my seven year old son in front of the entire group of riders because he was nervous about getting on the horse. Roudy first yelled at my son for not being tough enough, and then yelled at his employees for not screening the... More 

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