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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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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I take in horseback riding every chance and place we travel. Oh what fun this ride was!!! Thank you Roudy for such a fantastic time in my life!! My daughter gave me a Ride With Roudy for a milestone birthday and it couldn't have been better planned. Roudy is full of history throughout the region and it's so interesting to... More 

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Ventura, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We have been on horseback rides with Roudy several times in the last 10 years. He chooses the horses for each of us carefully, and seems to be a great observer of people. I'm not an accomplished rider and have always felt safe. We have always enjoyed our rides, with well-behaved horses, instruction when needed, beautiful scenery, and Roudy's banter.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

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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1 Thank Periwink12
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

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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3 Thank Edgardo T
Granite Shoals, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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3 Thank EmilyLindsey7
Bremen, Georgia, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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3 Thank Pam T
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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7 Thank Jenny M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

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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4 Thank Fred J
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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2 Thank LauraG12345
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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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