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Shenandoah Riding Center

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200 N Brodrecht Rd, Galena, IL 61036-8726
+1 815-777-9550
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Great riding lesson and beautiful trail rides

My friend and I did a one hour lesson and then a 90 minute trail ride. Mary was wonderful. She... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
Chicago, Illinois
Gorgeous views, knowledgeable staff, great for all riding levels

My boyfriend and I booked an intermediate trail ride one very unseasonably warm day in February and... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2017
Brynne S
Iowa City, Iowa
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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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200 N Brodrecht Rd, Galena, IL 61036-8726
+1 815-777-9550
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

My friend and I did a one hour lesson and then a 90 minute trail ride. Mary was wonderful. She taught us so many things about horses and riding. I hope to come back soon.

Thank sschoeneman
Reviewed March 2, 2017

My boyfriend and I booked an intermediate trail ride one very unseasonably warm day in February and it was amazing. Our guide, Cory, was very knowledgeable about the animals as well as the trails. I am an experienced rider and it was a ton of...More

Thank Brynne S
Reviewed February 20, 2017

My daughter and I took the intermediate trail ride. We easily made reservations online and had no problem finding the impressive facility. Check in was easy and professional. I am only 5'1" and while I have the strength to mount a horse, getting my foot...More

Thank macinstlou
Reviewed December 28, 2016

My boyfriend and I booked a tour for the heck of it. The views were very pretty, but it left me wanting more pretty views on a pretty horse. Our tour guide was a younger girl who didn't have much knowledge of the area, but...More

Thank Allie H
Reviewed November 12, 2016

The guide was knowledgeable, outgoing, and had fantastic customer service! Thevtrail horses were tame & easy to ride. The scenery was gorgeous and we had a great time! Would recommend this to anyone!

Thank dsrn74
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We did the intermediate ride and it was fantastic!!! The scenery was beautiful and the horses are wonderful and well cared for. They are not your usual "trail horses" and will trot or run when prompted. We even were able to take them off the...More

Thank Joanie M
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We visited the Galena area in October 2016. We took our two granddaughters for a wagon ride at Shenandoah Riding Center and found it to be a very nice experience. The "driver" was pleasant and conversed with us as well as politely remained quiet as...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We wanted to get some experience on horses because we plan to ride the mules in Grand Canyon next spring. Our guide, Jessie, took just my husband and I on two comfy horses. She gave advice on riding and being the boss of your horse....More

Thank sunlovr2
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This was by far my favorite part of our honeymoon!!! It was so relaxing!!! Our tour guide was a sweet gal, very knowledgeable about horses and the area of Galena! What and amazing time!!! Totally recommend this!

Thank Stores518
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The staff are so pleasant and really make you at ease. The horse's are in great shape and well cared for. This was the anniversary gift my wife really wanted and they came through perfectly.

Thank BC701
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Questions & Answers
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Corey M | Property representative |
Hello, we are open Saturday but not Sunday. I would reserve soon as we are starting to fill up.
Debbie O
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Diane R | Reviewed this property |
Additionally, you should make a reservation for whatever you choose. The Shenandoah is usually very busy.
Sue D
August 20, 2015|
Response from Corey M | Property representative |
Yep, we sure do!