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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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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... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 2 days ago NEW 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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Thank echiowa98
Flat Rock, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Brenda P
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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Thank SLW1796
DuPage County, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I love the Shenandoah Riding Center. I'm 61 years old. My first ride there was in the depths of winter eight years ago and it was a magical ride through fresh, gently falling snow. Great guide, great horses, UH-mazing landscape. I will never forget that ride. I was transformed into a twelve year old girl's dream. My latest ride was... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

My wife and I were vacationing in Galena and we thought it would be fun to do a trail ride. Shenandoah was a great place to do this, the staff was very friendly and helpful they really made you feel comfortable and educated you on how to ride. My wife and I have ridden horses before but far and few... More 

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Thank Derek S
Goodyear, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is my favorite place to rent horses because you can select your ride based on your experience level. Most places are geared for beginners which is no fun for experienced riders.

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