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Stables at the Farm by the River

2555 West Side Rd, North Conway, NH 03860
603-356-6640
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Ranked #2 of 12 Activities in North Conway
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
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Tulsa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Hard to tell about dislikes. The wranglers were of the best. A group of women I understand handle all those horses and they are amazing. They treat them very, very well. Negative, I would really love to be able to run the horses for just a bit during the ride. I know my horse wanted to as well!

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I have been wanting to take this trail ride for years, and finally got around to it today. Excellent experience. Safe horses, competent guide, and stunningly beautiful trail along pastures and the Saco River. Knowing this property has been in the same family for over 200 years, and was a land grant in 1771 by the King makes it even... More

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rexidnight, Owner at Stables at the Farm by the River, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such nice comments- all of us at the Farm by the River appreciate your kind words- hope to see you back! More

boynton beach,fl
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This farm is quaint and very well tended. The owners and farmhands are very much in tuned to every horse on the farm. I love how they hand pick each horse for each rider making it an enjoyable experience. The ride is very scenic from mountains to rivers and green pastures. I disagree with the last review "just average"....The reviewer... More

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rexidnight, Owner at Stables at the Farm by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment- we really try to make the ride a safe one with our experienced guides- we appreciate it! Take Care! More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Pluses: - this farm owns their own horses and it shows. We had the first trip out on a hot day and they were cancelling afternoon rides for concern of the animals. - the staff was attentive and helpful. At one point, my daughters saddle was loose and it was immediately tightened. Minuses: - we appeared to stay on property... More

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rexidnight, Owner at Stables at the Farm by the River, responded to this review

We are glad you appreciate the fact that we take good care of our horses and you thought the guides were attentive- it provides for a safe and positive experience. Yes the ride is on our property and the ride takes one through meadows and forest and along the Saco River. The loop allow you to see 9 miles of... More

Milan, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We recently happened upon Farm by the River on a visit to N Conway. Our 4 year old daughter wanted to ride a pony; the people there were so unbelievably accommodating and nice…going out of their way so that we could have a memorable experience! They introduced us to all of the horses, encouraging us to wait for a group... More

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Boston
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The ride was amazing, just enough snow, not freezing, we called and they accommodated our time for the ride. The woman and girl were very friendly, spent some time telling us about the farm and the horses. We learned the history of the place. The horses are VERY well cared for, we walked through the stables and met a few... More

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Lincoln, RI
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from an amazing sleigh ride given by Farm by the River. It was a picture perfect day in that the day was cold with light flurries. The property is beautiful. The owners were very welcoming as were the other staff we met there today. Sarah was our guide and was very friendly and knowledgable. Our horse was Robert(Bob)... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

What a glorious place to stay!!Genuine New England charm for sure. Glorious old farm house in a perfect Norman Rockwell setting. My husband and I stayed this past weekend and we were subjected to a lot so be prepared!! We were subjected to: Warmth and hospitality from the staff A picturesque horseback ride after a delicous country breakfast And the... More

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Littleton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My husband and I booked a private sleigh ride. We weren't sure if the ride was going to take place as the wether was quite windy, however, the owners went out to check the trails to make sure they were safe for the ride! We were excited to find out that everything was A-OK. Our horse, Bob, was a big... More

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

My husband and I booked a "Private Carriage Ride" . Our horse was bob and driver was Sarah and the were both fantastic. The ride is full of breath taking scenery as if from a Thomas Kincaid painting. We sipped on hot chocolate and sat back under the down blanket warm and dreamy. They also offer a very affordable group... More

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