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Deer Prairie Creek

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Address: 7001 Forbes Trail, Venice, FL 34292
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Join us for a customized, small-group trail ride at Deer Prairie Creek, a...

Join us for a customized, small-group trail ride at Deer Prairie Creek, a large and pristine nature preserve located about 25 miles south of Sarasota, Florida. We offer professionally-guided horse rides for adults and children 8 years of age and older November through May. Expect to ride a well-bred, expertly trained horse. No Experience required.

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Had a great time!

Jimmy was an awesome guide. My son & I enjoyed our conversations and his knowledge of the area & wildlife. His horses were well mannered and fun to ride. I understand he does... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
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Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jimmy was an awesome guide. My son & I enjoyed our conversations and his knowledge of the area & wildlife. His horses were well mannered and fun to ride. I understand he does beach rides too. We recommend booking a trail ride with him.

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply amazing! Pictures could never do it justice. It's a must see! My husband and I will be going back.

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Sarasota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ashley and Jimmy guided a group of 6 through the Deer Prairie Creek. My 12 year old daughter and myself had no prior experience, but had a great time on the 2 hour ride. W appreciated that they kept the group size smal so they could make sure everyone got individual attention. The scenery was beautiful, real Florida at its... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a beautiful experience. The guides were super friendly and kind. Horses were beautifully groomed and very people friendly. We had a group of 7 and each of us picked our own horse with own personalities. Riding throught the heart of Florida's nature was breathtaking and worth every penny. We all enjoyed this event so much that we... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful horses, gorgeous trails and a friendly guide. Could not have asked for more (except maybe a few more hours :) There will definitely be a next time.

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent riding experience, beautiful well kept horses,professional and courteous instructor, and a relaxing nature trail ride. My only suggestion would be to let people know there is no public washroom. Some people have travelled a distance, and will find this when they arrive.

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ride in Deer Prairie Creek was an enjoyable time through shaded trails. I was most impressed with how well the guide took care of his horses and how well trained they are. We will be back!

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I booked this ride and it was one of the best I've been to. The place was easy to find. Just weren't sure we were at the right place because we didn't see a ranch. But saw a nice horse trailer and horses so assumed we were in the right place. This may be explained in the... More 

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Sarasota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been wanting to ride a horse for years now so my boyfriend and I decided we were finally going to do it. I was both nervous and excited. Nervous because horses are such big beautiful animals, and excited because I've always thought it would be fun to ride a horse. We had such an awesome experience. The horses... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our ride. The horses were very well cared for and were easy to handle while still having horse spirit in them. Our guides loved their animals and were friendly, attentive and helpful to their guests. The trail itself which was a little monotonous--though we saw a few armadillos which was interesting for New Yorkers--but the trail was the... More 

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