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Address: Highway 321, East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: (865) 436-5634
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Great Trail Ride

I took my boys who are 12 & 8 riding. I was a little worried about the horses because they appeared to go on every ride with a short break to drink water. (Didn't stay long... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was our first time to do horse back riding as a family. I found Smoky Mountain Riding Stables to be a professional company with friendly employees. I was pleased to find so much attention to safety and instruction. We had the BEST guide, but I forget his name... sorry! He was friendly and patient with us newbies! Don't miss... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Had a great ride up the mountains. Unfortunately no bear sightings but apparently seen most days. Guide chatty, horses comfortable and safe. Advise early morning ride.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The whole family was excited to go and had a decent experience, considering that we walked in a straight line with STRICT instructions to not allow the horses to get near each other. Having been raised with horses my entire life (I'm almost 40), I was appalled with the DEEP mud/extremely rocky terrain that these horses had to endure repeatedly.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Do not go here!!! My experience was so bad. I am a very experienced rider... but not according to allen my tour guide! Allen was EXTREMELY rude to me. He kept saying to whip the horse, after refusing to do it multiple times and being screamed at (youre lazy, youre not a real cowgirl, if youre the experienced one we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is the stable to visit for horseback riding. Easy to find right off 321. We went with our daughters (ages 11 &13) and they had never been on a horse before. Our guide was Allen and he was wonderful & helped our girls feel safe while riding behind him. Lovely stroll up and down the mountain and over a... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I took my boys who are 12 & 8 riding. I was a little worried about the horses because they appeared to go on every ride with a short break to drink water. (Didn't stay long enough to confirm this though.) Our guide Billy was extremely nice and I could see that he kept an eye on all six of... More 

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Overall, we enjoyed our ride. The woods were beautiful and it was very peaceful. However, the trail was very muddy and I worried about the horses' safety as they sunk ankle deep into the mud. I guess they know what they doing. Also, as others have mentioned, we didn't hear a word the guide said as we were the last... More 

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Natchez, Mississippi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Our group of 8 were ages 8-27, we made the 90 minute ride were we saw a bear. Guides were very talkative and friendly. This was the second time we'd went with this particular stable so I was familiar with the trail. The ride overall was great but I will not go back to this particular stable for the simple... More 

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Took a group of 6 for ride. Group was lead by Allen. I was toward back and couldn't hear anything. 2 in front were appalled at guides demeanor. Staff was not friendly. There are many choices. Would recommend another stable

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

We arrived early on a Friday morning, and we did not have to wait and got right on. The 45 minute ride was just the right length. The ride was peaceful, and our guide was good. My mom was on a horse named Billy Bob that stumbled down a hill and fell sending my mom off the horse and into... More 

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Address: Highway 321, East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: (865) 436-5634
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg

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