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Galveston Island Horse & Pony Rides

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Most Awesome Experience Ever

We had the most wonderful time riding these horses. Mike the guide was amazing, he was friendly and... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
DeRidder, Louisiana
Horseback riding on the beach!

This was the one thing we did in Galveston that all 4 of us in our family enjoyed equally. The... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Larry B
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Jul 3, 2018
“Most Awesome Experience Ever”
May 28, 2018
“Horseback riding on the beach!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1923 Boddeker Rd, East Beach Park, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5519
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

We had the most wonderful time riding these horses. Mike the guide was amazing, he was friendly and knowledgeable. My sister's granddaughter, who is 6, was able to ride her own horse with Mike leading it. She was so thrilled. We also had another female...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

This was the one thing we did in Galveston that all 4 of us in our family enjoyed equally. The guides were so friendly and polite. They took pictures of us with our phones at no extra charge. We rode for an hour and our...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed March 30, 2018

If you've ever wanted to ride horses on the beach, this is the spot for you! Very friendly and helpful group that runs it. They are very approachable and respond quickly to questions as well. Great ride along East Beach section of Galveston Island.

Thank Dallas G
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

We had 3adults that had not ridden horses recently and 2 children ages 13 and 9 with no experiences with horses. We went for a gentle ride on the Eastern most end of the island. Great experience for all of us. We would definitely recommend...More

1  Thank jmcgowen
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Will never come back!!!! We had a hard time contacting them when they finally called us back they said a certain time then said they never said that!! Well we got fit in the schedule , we show up and they said it would be...More

4  Thank Jessica N Edwar... S
lewisde85, Owner at Galveston Island Horse & Pony Rides, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2017

Hi Jessica, Thank you for taking the time to critique our operation. It's these kind of reactions that we get the opportunity to learn from our mistakes and how to improve. I am as disappointed as you are that you had so much trouble, and...More

Reviewed February 13, 2017

My husband rode Blaze and I had the honor of riding Pep. Brook and Melanie were amazing guides and very knowledgeable. I just can't say enough good things about those two ladies! We took the hour ride and it was the most pleasurable experience: it...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Was our first time! The folks working there are great! So friendly and helpful!! We really enjoyed ourselves! It was great addition to our weekend!

Thank Becci0275
Reviewed February 5, 2017

My husband and I did this on our honeymoon. We chose to do the private sunset beach ride. It was absolutely beautiful and an enjoyable ride! We had a male as our tour guide and he seemed to know a lot about the history of...More

Thank Vita D
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

My kids and I had the best time horseback riding with Snoopy, Midnight and Blaze. The horses were beautiful and well mannered and the guides/owner were very friendly and helpful and professional. The best part is being on the quiet side of the island and...More

Thank indoash
lewisde85, Owner at Galveston Island Horse & Pony Rides, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2016

So glad y'all had such a great time! We love inspiring young children! Thank you for taking the time to tell everyone about your experience!

Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This was a decent experience overall. We have taken other horse tours that were more satisfying, but for what I was expecting this was about on par. I can say if you're going as a couple especially (or a family with young men) be aware...More

3  Thank Anabel S
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