We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Buena Vista

Harvard City Riding Stables

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Awesome ride up the mountains

Had a great time with Phillip and Davis on the 2 hour Mt Princeton trip, horses were great, guides... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Nick O
Kansas City, Missouri
via mobile
Excellent ride, good horses, and nice wranglers

My family of four and my best friend and his wife went on a two hour ride this week. The staff was... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
via mobile
Read all 47 reviews
All photos (26)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
20360 County Road 306, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9523
+1 719-966-9395
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Buena Vista
from $95.00
More Info
from $65.00
More Info
from $143.34
More Info
from $171.35
More Info
Reviews (47)
Filter reviews
47 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews hour ride crossing streams horses saddle trail wranglers forest boys
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 47 reviews
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with Phillip and Davis on the 2 hour Mt Princeton trip, horses were great, guides were great, my kids loved it and we'd do it again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nick O
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

My family of four and my best friend and his wife went on a two hour ride this week. The staff was really good. Neither one of my boys had ridden before and they helped them get use to guiding a horse. The ride was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Camper549054
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Grandsons (7&9) really enjoyed the 2 hour trail ride. Crossing streams, going up the mountain, the ride had a bit of everything you would like in a trail ride. The horses and equipment were in very good shape.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hal4408
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

On August 3, 2017 our group of senior women were taken on a trail ride. Our guide was riding "Max" . She stated that she had never ridden him before. She had a great deal of difficulty with him and had to lead him on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank P1397SOdianag
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We did a 2 hour ride one afternoon last week. First off, the staff was very helpful and Jill (our guide) did a great job in costumer service. The ride goes through pine forest, aspen groves and crossed a creek 2 times. We went to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Pura_Vida_Miami
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

My 12 year old daughter and I joined another family on a 2 hour ride. Beautiful scenery. We had to wait for the rain to pass before starting but thankfully the weather was perfect for the ride. The horses were great with river crossings and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Laurie K
Reviewed July 31, 2017

My husband and I spent a week in Buena Vista and enjoyed every second of it but the horseback riding was the highlight for me. I was raised on a horse farm in the Midwest and trained horses professionally for several years, however, this was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank almas83
Reviewed July 28, 2017

We booked the 2 hour horseback ride in conjunction with a white water rafting trip through Noah's Ark. The family was split as to whether they liked rafting or riding more! We have gone on numerous rides before. I usually try to book one horseback...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kellybE3806KO
Reviewed June 30, 2017

My daughter, sister, and I recently took a riding tour of the Collegiate Peaks area of Buena Vista, CO with Harvard Riding Stables. The route was beautiful as we crossed creeks and climbed and descended the mountains through pine and aspen forests using a section...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Claudia B
Reviewed June 28, 2017

I would love to give 5 stars because I did enjoy the riding experience but there were a couple of issues so I'll make it a 4 star and explain myself. First of all the place is very hard to find. They tell you not...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank jhmartinez2017
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Super 8 by Wyndham Buena Vista
589 reviews
6.48 miles away
Pinon Court Cabins
163 reviews
6.54 miles away
Best Western Vista Inn
614 reviews
6.54 miles away
Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
2,433 reviews
6.66 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 57 nearby restaurants
Brown Dog Coffee Company
222 reviews
6.49 miles away
Eddyline Brewery and Taproom
299 reviews
6.48 miles away
Jan's Family Restaurant and Lounge
422 reviews
6.49 miles away
The Lariat
207 reviews
6.56 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 55 nearby attractions
Cottonwood Lake
118 reviews
4.46 miles away
Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy
77 reviews
6.64 miles away
Deerhammer Distillery
66 reviews
6.67 miles away
Mount Princeton Historic Bath House & Hot Springs
515 reviews
6.68 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Judy P
July 23, 2016|
Response from Joe B | Property representative |
Please call the stables at 719-966-9395 for availability. Thank you.
July 9, 2015|
Response from Larry P | Reviewed this property |
I am guessing you cannot, but I would call them to ask. There may be liability issues if you are not using their horses. But like I said, call them and ask. Their horses were outstanding. Very responsive. I was on a retired... More