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Platte Ranch Riding Stables

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Hwy 9, Get specific directions from owner, GPS didn't work well out there but owner have great directions, Fairplay, CO 80432
+1 719-836-1670
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A must!!

My family does a ride every trip! It's wonderful but be sure you dress for the weather! You can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
couturemother
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Frisco, Texas
Amazing, highly recommend!!!

My husband & two kids (10 & 14) took the 2 hour afternoon ride today. We made our booking via text... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristin C
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Hwy 9, Get specific directions from owner, GPS didn't work well out there but owner have great directions, Fairplay, CO 80432
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+1 719-836-1670
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"experienced riders"
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"hour ride"
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"riding experience"
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"perfect weather"
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"side by side"
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"entire family"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 8 reviews
"open space"
in 4 reviews
"the owner"
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"fell in love"
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"ride takes"
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"new friends"
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"horseback ride"
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"riding ability"
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"can't recommend this place enough"
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"small hiccup"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family does a ride every trip! It's wonderful but be sure you dress for the weather! You can actually feel what it would have been like to ride the range many years ago. They take good care of the horses and the riders!!! This...More

Thank couturemother
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & two kids (10 & 14) took the 2 hour afternoon ride today. We made our booking via text with Amy. She was very nice & responsive. When we arrived at the ranch, we were greeted by Kelsey. She checked us in &...More

Thank Kristin C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought my two sons, and two grandsons, to Platte Ranch. We selected the ranch based on other TA recommendations and we could not have been more impressed!! We were fortunate in that we were the only riders that day, but we had as many...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amy and her crew obviously know how to work with and please all levels; even when in the same group. All people and horses have their own levels and they took time to match each, with instruction an necessary. Very conversational wranglers at the walk,...More

Thank Gary G
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We went by to visit with the owner about her Hay, land, and cattle. Beautiful country and she gave us a tour of the ranch. She was the nicest person. We stayed an hour or so. Great place.

Thank Vicki M
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

The sky couldn't be any bluer! Snow on the ground the creeks having a thin cover of ice...amazing! My husband and myself were the only two on the ride (loved that). We were joined with our two head guides , Tigger & Mike ( Very...More

2  Thank meyers2013
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Our family (including 2 kids, ages 8 and 5) opted to go horseback riding at Platte Ranch as one of only a couple of paid activities on our trip out to Colorado. We chose Platte Ranch over several much closer options to our resort in...More

1  Thank Generals36
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

This trip was my first to Colorado, I've always leaned towards the tropical environments so I was a little apprehensive about being disappointed with my experience. I spent some time talking with co-workers who regularly travel to Colorado, and was told many things about the...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Went on a trail ride this morning with husband, sister-in-law and 6 others, I believe. Staff was wonderful!!! Smokey due to wild fires but the scenery was gorgeous. I'm an inexperienced rider and had a ball. Horses were great. Not old nags. Just enough spunk....More

1  Thank Leigh P
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

I love riding in open space - and this stable fit the bill. My friend and I went on a half-day ride. Lots of hidden history and great wildlife viewing. Would definitely ride there agin. Alphabet s a great guide.

Thank randisbrown
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blazewebb
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Lakesidemn | Reviewed this property |
Since this is a "open" trail ride, I would not let young kids (under 10) ride alone unless they have some experience. The horses are great, and Amy takes time in matching a horse with the rider. I loved this ride because it... More
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Britta A
July 3, 2017|
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Response from Rudy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a good selection of horses andare well trained. They matched the 3 of us up to horses based on experience. My daughter rides every week, I rode a lot 30+ years ago and my wife had only ridden once before. The... More
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