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Dead Broke Farm

6921 Wildlife Trail, Raleigh, NC 27613
+1 919-596-8975
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Ranked #10 of 50 Activities in Raleigh
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
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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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Durham, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

I had a wonderful time at the farm and decided to go back this November with more people. We took the two hour horse ride and the trails were amazing. The horses were well behaved and clean. They did not spend a lot of time eating on the trail and they listen well. The tour guide person was wonderful and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Me and my to be girlfriend I hope took the two hour private trail ride. I read mixed reviews before visitING the farm I have to say that the negative reviews are wrong. We both had the most amazing peaceful date one could want. I think the owner cares about what she does and is very frank if someone is... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My husband and I wanted to start an annual tradition for our 2 young grandchildren. At the time they were living in the DC area, so we chose a "rural" activity to showcase the beauty of NC. Neither of us are experienced horsemen and were very cautious about a 3 year old and 5 yr old riding. The guides were... More

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Hillside, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Go and experience the farm for yourself! It's alot of work to rescue horses. Work and money! My family's been there twice, everytime we come from New Jersey and visit while on vacation, and WE LOVE it. The meandering trails are quiet and scenic, and very relaxing. I think some people have certain expectations on what horses are like... what... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My daughter and I enjoyed a wonderful horseback riding adventure! The staff were so helpful and made my 3 year old daughter's 1st trail ride memorable. We also enjoyed feeding the horses, visiting the other farm animals, and a picnic on the grounds. Highly recommend and look forward to our next visit! Many Thx!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My daughter cannot get enough! Every year, I ask my daughter what kind of party she wants for her birthday, and she always asks for another horseback riding party at Dead Broke. She has also gone on a trail ride with her Brownie troop. If you are looking to do something that is off the beaten path, want to enjoy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have just started volunteering at DBF and absolutely love it there! Carla works very hard to ensure that her farm and (many) horses get the best of care! I work full time at my regular job, but all I want to do is be there to help with the horses, I absolutely love them! Carla takes in rescues (she... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

My sister and I had the pleasure of taking a 2-hour private ride with Carla (owner). It was amazing and just what we were looking for. My sister is more experienced and both of us were happy with the trail. It was not a cookie cutter, mainstream experience. It was just horses and the woods. Perfect! Loved the people, the... More

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Clayton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My daughter and I enjoyed a trail ride at Dead Broke Farm a few weeks ago for my birthday and have been talking about it since. Carla has always been so helpful when we spoke on the phone and it was great to hear that it's a family owned farm and that the family is in charge. I grew up... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

No part of me would EVER recommend this place for many reasons. I first visited this farm a year ago. My husband and I went on a trail ride for my birthday which was not a good experience. There were many things that went wrong and I should have written a review back then but I didn't. First off the... More

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