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Dead Broke Farm

Address: 6921 Wildlife Trail, Raleigh, NC 27613
Phone Number: +1 919-596-8975
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Ranked #11 of 51 Activities in Raleigh
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Dead Broke Farm has a 110 acres of wood trails and more than 75 horses for all experience levels.
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Dead Broke Farm has a 110 acres of wood trails and more than 75 horses for all experience levels.

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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I went for two private rides in one week, and wished I could have done more. It took me a little while to learn how light a touch the horses needed--the two I rode didn't even need bits. They were easy to ride, responsive, and great trail horses. It's Western-style riding. The land is varied and scenic, with hills, woods,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I have grown up, cared and rode horses all my life, and my daughter loves horses and rescue missions.She begged to volunteer here. The first few times I br ought her the male volunteers were nice. It goes down hill from there the owners daughter has a nasty attitude constantly arguing in front of paying guests not wanting to lead... More 

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New City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I decided to take a private guided tour to celebrate Christmas with my girlfriend and my mother. They both love to ride a horses, but have not had the chance to do so in a very long time. The super friendly and knowledgeable staff were great, and made it an enjoyable experience for all of us. We traveled down to... More 

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NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My boyfriend and I decided to take a private guided tour to celebrate his birthday. He had always wanted to ride a horse, but never had the chance. The super friendly and knowledgeable staff were great, and made it an enjoyable experience for everyone. We had some time down at the private pond to enjoy with the horses. On our... More 

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Franklinton, North Carolina, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I wanted to share my recent experience buying a horse from Deadbroke Farm. I had ridden quite a bit as a child and through my teen years, but hadn't ridden seriously in over 20 years. I did keep a very, very old pony that I had rescued as basically a pet, but she had passed away several years ago (she... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I took my son (7) to go horseback riding today and we both really enjoyed ourselves.This was our first experience at Dead Broke Farm. My son loves being around horses and we were looking for something informal; a chance to get on a horse and try riding. It ended up providing us with just the experience we were looking for.Carla... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I have gone to Dead Broke Farm for several years and just love it! Carla, her mom and the staff are always so nice and helpful. I have learned so much about horses and riding horses from them. The guides are helpful and always very nice. The trails are just beautiful and I always leave with so much peace. I... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I've ridden at Dead Broke Farms several times over the past few years. I've been with my kids as well as my girl friend. We always have a great time. The staff there is friendly and helpful. Do not expect anything fancy, no sunset champagne rides, no pampering, no elaborate lodges or barns, just good old fashioned, riding on a... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My 10 year old daughter and I visited Dead Broke Farm and had a wonderful time. Ms. Carla was great!! A couple of years after our visit I rescued a horse. Because I was inexperienced with horses I called Ms. Carla; she came out to my barn and spent about 3 hours with me and my horse. She is extremely... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

While visiting my in-laws for Thanksgiving five of us saddled up at Dead Broke. We received thorough instructions- and many good tips for those of us who've rode before. Hunter demonstrated tips for a safe and enjoyable ride including some of the "why's" of how a horse responds to commands. Very interesting for a beginning rider. It's clear they care... More 

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