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Happy Trails Hawaii

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Address: 59-231 Pupukea Road, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: 808-638 7433
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Description: Aloha, join us as we celebrate our 20th year anniversary providing you...
Aloha, join us as we celebrate our 20th year anniversary providing you with a top quality guest experience on Oahu's scenic north shore of Hawaii. Nestled on the hilltop above picturesque Waimea bay, our well trained horses and professional guides escort you through our hidden island paradise. Explore nature's rustic charm as you ride along trails that weave through sun-filtered forests, fern laced valleys and organic tropical fruit orchards. Enjoy a "taste of Hawaii" as you sample our seasonal ranch grown varieties of bananas, guava, star and passion fruit. Capture panoramic ocean and mountain views at scenic vistas along your trail ride. Come, share in our spirit of aloha and the pleasure of horseback riding with Happy Trails Hawaii.
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Great way to improve any day!

I have been attending the volunteer work that they do for the Wounded Warrior program. Today was the first time I was able to show up early and the amazing staff saddled up Hombre... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I have been attending the volunteer work that they do for the Wounded Warrior program. Today was the first time I was able to show up early and the amazing staff saddled up Hombre so that I could join the next trail ride! There's no other way to improve a rough day than with this group!

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Weiherhammer, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My family and I had a wonderful ride in an amazing area. Growing up in Georgia, I have ridden in some beautiful mountain landscapes so my expectations were high. I must say, I was not disappointed in the least! The serene enchanting forest was refreshing to my soul. The ocean views from atop the mountain were breath taking. My children... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My girlfriend and I recently visited Happy Trails and has a great time. Mark and the other staff are super friendly and make the experience very enjoyable. If you have never rode a horse before, don't worry! All the horses are extremely well behaved and easy for young and older persons alike. Happy trails is a place I highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely loved riding today. We have been going to beaches since we moved here and finally decided to go horseback riding as a getaway. So glad that we did because it was absolutly amazing and so relaxing for my husband and i being from Georgia and all. Mark was so kind and had great positive energy. The horses were... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This was really nice change of pace from the typical honeymoon spots of enjoying the beaches. My wife really wanted to go horseback riding; I was a little reluctant. However, this turned out to be the highlight of the trip. My experience involves meeting some courteous staff. They first teach you how to command the horse to move forward, turn,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Mark and his Happy Trails were fantastic. We visited the last day of our vacation and could not have enjoyed our time more. It's worth the drive from Honolulu up to the North Shore to spend some time in nature with Mark's beautiful horses. We rode on Jules and Rascal- best buds- on our first equestrian experience since we were... More 

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Manager7433, Manager at Happy Trails Hawaii, responded to this review

Mahalo Eric for sharing your experience of horseback riding at our Happy Trails horse ranch. As you note, most of our horses are retired Thoroughbred polo horses, or claimed off the racetrack. Through Mark's patient and capable hands, our horses ride in a simple hackamore aka bit less bridle. This is a much kinder and gentle manner for these majestic... More 

Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I cannot say enough about the wonderful people on this ranch. From the person on the phone who books your ride to the people who guide you on the trail ride, they are all amazing people. My six year old daughter wanted to horseback ride so badly but I was hesitant to let her go on a big horse. I... More 

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Oahu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We are from Hawaii and do the stacation adventures as I call them! This is money well spent! The staff is great, horses are great with kids, and most of all the land is breathe taking!! My daughter is 7 and she did great! Thank you to the staff for your kindness!

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Our family of four including our 20 and 18 year old daughters had a wonderful time riding horses at Happy Trails. My husband and I were a little anxious since we had never ridden a horse before but it was so relaxing and the scenery was absolutely beautiful. The horses were very tame. My daughter wore her Go Pro and... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Great for family and friends. Fun rides. Friendly hosts. One of the best activities I've had in Hawaii! Strongly recommend. Price is reasonable. You got to book it early especially during Christmas season.

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