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Arnett's Gulfside Trail Rides

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Address: 613 County Road 393 South, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Phone Number: 850-208-3114
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great trail guides

Michael and Bonnie put everything into making sure riders are safe and have an enjoyable time. Our family of 6 ranged from 68 to 9 years old and each one of us left this trail... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Janet H
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Michael and Bonnie put everything into making sure riders are safe and have an enjoyable time. Our family of 6 ranged from 68 to 9 years old and each one of us left this trail ride with a smile on our face! Great experience.

Thank Janet H
Washington, Iowa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, son (10), daughter (13) and I were staying in Panama City Beach and wanted a day getaway. Our daughter loves horses, but our son - not so much. He surprised us and said he wanted to go. Once on the horse he became very scared. The staff at Arnett's were AMAZING with him. He was on the owner's... More 

Thank Teresa B
McKinney, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let's be realistic - it is not that difficult to break a horse (for an experienced trainer) and once broken, it is a matter of repetition and reinforcement. That's the easy part (for them) and most trail rides have this foundation ... or they would be out of business. It is up to the friendliness and information-sharing of the staff... More 

Thank William J
Minster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a lovely hour long trail ride. Guides took great care of us,explained everything before we started. Made everyone feel comfortable from previous experienced riders to first timers. Took great care of my youngest (6) to allow him to rein the horse while maintaining lead control. Very friendly guides. Talked to us throughout ride, pointed out deer and brought... More 

1 Thank Sfrims
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The property is on 20 Acres and very well maintained. The grounds are very well looked after. The horses are kept well and looked after. There are kids camps and lots of trail rides. The owners are very nice and take good care of you. Worth a visit.

Thank Jan S
Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my daughters to Arnett's and we had a wonderful time! All three of us are beginners but Michael and Bonnie were extremely helpful and made us feel confident and safe. The ranch makes for a beautiful setting and the entire staff was professional and friendly. Coming from beach lovers, we think it's a fun and worthwhile time away... More 

Thank Chris D
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Our family of five (17, 15, 10 year old children) enjoyed the one hour trail ride. All of the staff were very kind and were good teachers. We all were inexperienced riders but learned a lot and were very happy with our experience. One hour was just right for us, especially with the heat.

1 Thank Patrick M
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

The employees were very friendly and helpful. They made sure that everyone was safe and well-educated about riding the horses before you even leave the stable. However, the horses are so well trained that you didn't really need to tell them what to do or where to go, which made it very easy for my young kids (11 years and... More 

Thank Jessica F
Atlanta, Georgia
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Scheduled the ride a week out and glad I did it. We took our 6 year old with riding experience. We all lucked out with only one other rider showing and an overcast light rain un June. Maybe even a good thing to do on a rainy day in Santa Rosa. So four of us and a guide went on... More 

Thank Tochdown
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I did the trail ride today. Everyone there was very nice. I was the only customer so I had the benefit of having two trail guides, Sandra and Jackie. They were very easy to talk to. I rode Destiny, she was very calm and sure footed. All in all, a very pleasant experience.

Thank rubyrose2016

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