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Shenandoah Riding Center

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Address: 200 N Brodrecht Rd, Galena, IL 61036-8726
Phone Number: +1 815-777-9550
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The Shenandoah Riding Center is a first-rate equine facility with a top...

The Shenandoah Riding Center is a first-rate equine facility with a top caliber staff. Its location in The Galena Territory makes it unrivaled for scenic trails and tranquil beauty. From seasoned equestrians to beginning horse enthusiasts of all ages, we have something to offer for everyone! We are under new management effective January 1st, 2014 so please stop and see us and we will do our best to make your trip an awesome experience!

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Great birthday fun!

My 12 year old daughter and her friend really enjoyed the trail ride. The horses were in great shape and the guides made the trail ride fun for the group.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jeff J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 12 year old daughter and her friend really enjoyed the trail ride. The horses were in great shape and the guides made the trail ride fun for the group.

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Thank Jeff J
Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great experience with my family riding there !! Staff was friendly and professional.. Would definitely recommend and go there again!

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Thank David R
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have only ridden 3 times prior to visiting Shenandoah, but my husband who loves to ride thought I could do the 90 minute intermediate ride. I bit the bullet and said ok, and I'm SO happy that I did. This is a remarkable place. The horses are very healthy and not over used. I was told they only did... More 

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Thank 750marcialm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The views were incredible. It was my 8 year olds first time on a horse and the guide was so pleasant and easy... The trails were perfect for kids. I wish we could do this once a week! We will be back!

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Thank Nicole V
Bettendorf, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my two sons on an hour trail ride. I was concern that we did not get much instructions but once on the trails the horses were easy to ride. We did have a guide that was there to check on everyone and lead the group. $45 a person was a little high for me but very enjoyable.

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Flat Rock, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We booked a 90 minute trail ride with Shenandoah for myself, my husband and our daughter. The property was very nice, the stables were spotless. The horses were healthy looking and seemed to be very well cared for. These were safe, trail horses--the kind that know their job and follow along in line, so you don't need any prior riding... More 

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Thank Emily C
Rock City, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We have taken 4 of our children at different times to the Riding Center for trail rides and we have enjoyed it every time. Even though, my husband and son on the 27th and my daughter and I on the 28th, were the only customers they still went on the trail with us. We all had a wonderful guide named... More 

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Thank Tinchen1966
Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Staff was well organized and efficient. Beginning Trail Ride was perfect combination of sun and shade so it didn't get too hot. I really appreciated that they selected very good horses (Walt and Chip) for the kids that did not need any handling and followed the guide well. Lots of fun!

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Thank BartlettIL
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Great horses great price for 1 hour riding. My girlfriends and I enjoyed our horses Walt, Zeke,Possum. Will visit again!!!

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Sandwich, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had a beautiful sunny day for a very pretty scenic ride. Our guide Corie was very friendly and funny.We had a little longer ride due to making good time, so she asked if we were up for an adventure and of course we were!! The next time we will do the longer ride!

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