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Riverside Riding Stables

Freemantown Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
828-288-1302
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables
Most recent review
- Jul 23, 2014
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Norfolk, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The staff are friendly and accommodating and the horses are above average for riding stables. The mountain trail is a little more challenging than average but there are no views from the trail; it is entirely wooded. The river walk ride is more interesting and actually easier. No "swimming" with the horses was required despite the website assertion. No helmets... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was a great riding experience. We did a 1 hour ride and it was great! I wish we had more time to visit the falls, but this was a good starter trip. Our guide was very good, and we felt safe while having fun. Will visit again!

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Racine, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We had an amazing time horseback riding on the mountain trails and through the river during the rain and thunderstorms! The horses were beautiful, well cared for and had good temperaments. April and Tammy were wonderful guides and were sure to match the rider to the appropriate horse. I really appreciated how great they were with my children. I was... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It was our second visit and it just keeps getting better. We came here in 2011 and it was the only thing memorable about our trip. We even remebered the names of the horses we rode. Our 2014 visit was even better. We did trail and river. You won't be bored on either one. This is so educational and fun.... More

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Orlando
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We were a group of 8 with Jessie as our guide. They are so laid back here and very friendly. Their horses are well taken care of, and the guides take the time to match up their horses with the riders properly. No one in our group had any problems, and we all enjoyed our ride. I have been on... More

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Jessie was an awesome guide...took my daughter up front with her since she was riding Jessie's favorite,Levi :). The river ride was my favorite part. They know these horses well and try to match them up accordingly. My sister who has done other horse rides said this was the best by far!!!!

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West Point, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

There are an abundance of options for horseback riding in the area, but this one is truly a unique experience and a must-do. The River and Mountain trail ride was a lot of fun for both my girlfriend and I. Being able to ride up a river is certainly an amazing experience, ESPECIALLY on a hot Summer day. Tammy was... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Horses well taken care of, Tammy wonderful as trail leader. Horses gentle, but not old and worn out. Fabulous time.

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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

My wife and I brought our 2 daughters (13 and 8) and signed up for a 1-hour ride. Our guide, Tammy, was very friendly and helpful. We arrived without a reservation and waited over an hour before being able to join a group. Tammy let my daughters spend some quality time with the horses in their stables. The 1-hour ride... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I did the two hour trail ride through the mountains and the river, and it was incredible. Tammy knows her horses so well, and gave me a 2 speed horse: Frosty, who only knows 'slow' and "stop.' While I was disappointed that she called to reschedule a few days earlier due to the weather, she made the right call. Two... More

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