Sunshine Riding Trails - Day Tours

Sunshine Riding Trails - Day Tours

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  • Gary W
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our anniversary trail ride
    From the moment we arrived we knew we were going to have a good day. But we were wrong, because we had a GREAT day! The horses were being groomed as we walked to the stables and you could tell that they were treated well. All the horses looked well fed and healthy. The owner, Kathy, greeted us and allowed us to look around while she finished grooming. Then she introduced us to our guide, Cameron. Our ride was filled with trail riding, sight seeing, local information and some water antics! The horses were so gentle and yet full of energy. We walked, trotted and waded into a lake. Cameron was professional and personal at the same time. She has a wisdom beyond her youth and was able to answer all of our questions about horses and riding. She made our trip so remarkable! We recommend this service to any and all who enjoy trail riding. Can’t wait to do it again!
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 2, 2023
  • John H
    Vancouver, Canada2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best gaited horses and guides
    The gaited horses are great and the guides are very helpful and hard working. Great sandy roads and trails are very easy on the horses and riders. Really good for experienced riders who like 2 hour rides.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written December 24, 2023
  • jerrysjones
    Port Saint Joe, Florida2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best riding experience!
    The best trail ride I have been on in years! The gaited horses were wonderful and we were even able to canter. The horses were well taken care of and loved! They gave us a bag of treats for various stops. We went through water at one point and oh what memories it brought back from my riding days. Our guide Cece was so personable, sweet and knowledgeable. You could tell her heart was where she was meant to be. She also took pictures for us. Best day ever! We will be back!
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written February 17, 2024
  • Sue B
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So much fun!
    Twice in the last two weeks, we had an excellent trail ride. The guides were very skilled and accommodating. They made sure we were having a great experience. Sunshine has many well-trained horses available. Kathy and Dave have created a comfortable atmosphere for the horses, guides and riders. That is what has kept us coming back to Sunshine Riding Stables for the past seven years when we vacation in Panama City Beach!
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled with friends
    Written February 19, 2024
  • Roberta G
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Best Trail Rides
    The first time I rode at Sunshine Riding Trails, I took my 9-year old grandson who had never been on a horse. He was excited, but then became very nervous when he mounted. The guide, Cece, was so reassuring and helped him acclimate. When she asked if he would like to go faster, he said yes! His horse gaited so well that he loved it and did not bounce at all. He wants to go back and "trot the whole time". I've been almost every week since then. I've had Cece or Kirsten as my guides and love both of them. They are so caring and go above and beyond to ensure that I enjoy my ride, the horse, the saddle etc. I have degenerative discs in my back, so gaited horses are important to me. These horses are safe and the guides will make sure you are safe even if you've never ridden. I've been places where the horses are not loved and are treated like a commodity. Not at Sunshine, the horses get treats, hugs, pets and are well loved. I'd recommend Sunshine to anyone at any allowable age whether you're an experienced rider or a novice.
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written April 30, 2024
  • Cindy K
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Summer 2024
    I booked the ride for myself and 6 yr old grandson. Neither have any experience with riding. Sissy was our trail guide and she was awesome! I recommend Sunshine Trails to anyone visiting the area. They are short beautiful drive into Chipley.
    Visited June 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written June 10, 2024
  • David G
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Florida 2024
    As a State Senator I travel across the country. As I do I look for the opportunity to ride, this was my first on a Tennessee Walker. I was completely caught of guard on how smooth of a ride Gigi gave me. Even loping she has an incredible smoothness to her. I also want to compliment Kerstin this young lady knows her horses and the Florida History. We had an enjoyable hour ride. I will be back. David Gallegos
    Visited June 2024
    Traveled solo
    Written June 12, 2024
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Joanne D
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Couples
My Husband and I had a wonderful experience and will definitely be going back. Our guide Tammy made our ride adventurous, fun, comfortable (we’re somewhat beginners), and was so courteous. We highly recommend your spending time with Sunshine Riding Trails.
Written May 14, 2021
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Roberta G
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
The first time I rode at Sunshine Riding Trails, I took my 9-year old grandson who had never been on a horse. He was excited, but then became very nervous when he mounted. The guide, Cece, was so reassuring and helped him acclimate. When she asked if he would like to go faster, he said yes! His horse gaited so well that he loved it and did not bounce at all. He wants to go back and "trot the whole time". I've been almost every week since then. I've had Cece or Kirsten as my guides and love both of them. They are so caring and go above and beyond to ensure that I enjoy my ride, the horse, the saddle etc. I have degenerative discs in my back, so gaited horses are important to me. These horses are safe and the guides will make sure you are safe even if you've never ridden. I've been places where the horses are not loved and are treated like a commodity. Not at Sunshine, the horses get treats, hugs, pets and are well loved. I'd recommend Sunshine to anyone at any allowable age whether you're an experienced rider or a novice.
Written April 30, 2024
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Iris
Marietta, GA17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Family
We had a great time at the guided riding tour. The horses are beautiful and very calm. The staff were friendly and helpful. We did the 1-hour tour and rode horses through shaded trail in the woods by a lake. For first time horseback riding, this was perfect. Would highly recommend this experience.
Written April 8, 2022
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Elizabeth W
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
My husband and did the overnight camping with Sunshine Riding trails and it was amazing. I am an experienced rider and my husband a novice, but Kathy made it work for both of us. the Campsite was really nice tents roomy and comfortable they provided sleeping bags and cots. If you love riding Kathy will let you ride until your heart is content, my husband was a little tired, but she even took me back out for a beautiful night ride under the stars that i will never forget and after we sat around the fire with a nice glass of wine. This couple are amazing host and have thought of everything to make this a great experience. from meals, water even snacks. The horses are great and well training, and Elvis (the Horse i rode) is smooth as Tennessee Whiskey. Wish I could have taken him home I will be doing this again with the whole family.
Written April 13, 2022
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Ashton M
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
I booked a mother daughter trail ride for my daughter’s birthday. Cecilia was our guide and she was wonderful. She gave us a run down on what to do to ensure we knew what to do and were safe. It was an experience we will always treasure. The horses were very sweet, knew exactly where to go and what to do. We had fun and would love to return in the fall/winter when it isn’t as hot. I highly recommend even for someone who has never been on a horse or hasn’t been on one in a lonnnnnnng time like me.
Written August 17, 2022
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PAT
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 • Friends
This was the absolute best experience around . Sunshine Riding Trails will have my business and all of my friends from here on out. If you are looking for a day ride to camping hands down this is where to go. Big thank you to Sunshine Riding Trails crew yall made us feel like family from the very minute we arrived all the way through our camping trip . You show so much appreciation for not only us Humans but the happy horses and the pups. This is more than just a attraction the owners have so much passion for what they do it is very heartwarming that they made us feel so special during our trip. THANK YOU AGAIN SO MUCH! We will see you in the future with a few more to join us!
Written March 11, 2021
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lily
Panama City, FL2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Solo
Finding Sunshine Riding Trails has been fantastic; if you live in the area or just visiting, it is a great experience to share with others. I initially booked a Basic Horse lesson with Kathy. It was something I had wanted to do for some time. I learned how to perform grooming, balance, and control. I had a great time and learned quite a bit about horses. The following week I went on a 2-hour guided trail with Kirsten; it was so much fun, and I got to experience the rush of riding through the trails. The horse has their personalities. I had the opportunity to ride Cupid and Elvis, and they made me laugh. These animals are so exquisite and powerful but patient. I recommend anyone to take time out from the hustle and bustle of life and relax with these lovely animals. It makes you appreciate the beauty that surrounds us.
Written May 22, 2023
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John H
Vancouver, Canada2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
The gaited horses are great and the guides are very helpful and hard working.
Great sandy roads and trails are very easy on the horses and riders. Really good for experienced riders who like 2 hour rides.
Written December 24, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Gary W
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
From the moment we arrived we knew we were going to have a good day. But we were wrong, because we had a GREAT day!
The horses were being groomed as we walked to the stables and you could tell that they were treated well. All the horses looked well fed and healthy. The owner, Kathy, greeted us and allowed us to look around while she finished grooming. Then she introduced us to our guide, Cameron.
Our ride was filled with trail riding, sight seeing, local information and some water antics! The horses were so gentle and yet full of energy. We walked, trotted and waded into a lake.
Cameron was professional and personal at the same time. She has a wisdom beyond her youth and was able to answer all of our questions about horses and riding. She made our trip so remarkable!
We recommend this service to any and all who enjoy trail riding. Can’t wait to do it again!
Written July 2, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

David G
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Solo
As a State Senator I travel across the country. As I do I look for the opportunity to ride, this was my first on a Tennessee Walker. I was completely caught of guard on how smooth of a ride Gigi gave me. Even loping she has an incredible smoothness to her. I also want to compliment Kerstin this young lady knows her horses and the Florida History. We had an enjoyable hour ride. I will be back.
David Gallegos
Written June 12, 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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