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Arnett's Gulfside Trail Rides

Horseback riding, Outdoor Activities
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Address: 613 County Road 393 South, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Phone Number: 850-208-3114
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What a Great Way to Spend the Day

The weather was perfect and what a better way to spend the day other than riding thru the forest on a beautiful horse with my husband! The staff was very nice and it was a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
Carol P
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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The weather was perfect and what a better way to spend the day other than riding thru the forest on a beautiful horse with my husband! The staff was very nice and it was a great facility! The horses seemed to be very well cared for! Since the land was originally swamp land, we rode thru several places covered in... More 

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Destin, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

My wife surprised me on my B-Day with a horse ride. It was a great time. The stables were clean and well maintained. Our horses were in great shape and were friendly. Jackie our guild was very nice and answered all our questions. The horses didn't try to get back to the barn and responded to my commands. This was... More 

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Miramar Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Very attentive and patient staff. Horses are gentle and well behaved. A great Sunday afternoon adventure with our grandson.

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Well its me again with additional information regarding my fantastic trip to Destin celebrating my birthday. I have always wanted to try this but I was afraid. So I finally put all the fear aside an decided to try horseback riding. With the assistance of the resort I was given the name of Arnett's Gulfside Trail Rides. We meant the... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My boyfriend absolutely LOVES horses. I, on the other hand am afraid of them. I freaked out each time my horse jerked his head up to get the flies out of his face. In spite of this, the staff were extremely kind and patient with me. I was actually able to calm down and enjoy myself. We came a little... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I have tried to reserve camping with them several times....he tells me they have spaces available, everything is good to go, in process of payment, I tell him I am a Passport American member, he says, "Oh well actually I don't have my reservation book in front of me to check for exact campsites, let me call you back in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

i am 9 years old and i have been going to Arnett's Gulfside Trail Rides for 1 year. I have been taking english riding lessons and i love my instructor. She taught me to canter, jump, train and ride better. She has helped me ride a lot better than i used to. She is always nice to me and on... More 

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Santa rosa
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great place if your going for just a trail ride but horrible English trainer that speaks to kids as if they are adults. Would be a better place if more kid/teen friendly and certain trainers weren't there. Would not recommend having your kids take lessons from the English trainer. She is very rude and lowers kids self esteem. Has no... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We went on the 1 hour trail ride. The employees were friendly. About half of the trail is flooded so it is kind of like going through a creek, but that makes it more fun than your typical trail ride. The rest of the trail is sandy and somewhat dusty, but again it adds variety. The horses are in fantastic... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My mom, sister and I rode on the one hour trail ride at Arnett's Gulfside Trail Rides and had a great time! We received a short lesson and the guided ride was about an hour long. Our guide, Mike, was knowledgeable and friendly and made me feel at ease as this was my first time riding a horse. This is... More 

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