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Holly Ridge Farm Equestrian Center

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Address: 36609 Purnell Crossing Rd, Willards, MD 21874
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194 Acre Equestrian Facility located near Ocean City , MDTrail riding,...

194 Acre Equestrian Facility located near Ocean City , MDTrail riding, lessons, boarding, parties and more!Indoor arena and miles of wooded trails.Fun for the whole family! Find us on Facebook!

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Nice trail ride through wooded area

Had an enjoyable experience with our family of 4. Our teenage daughters loved the experience. 1 was experienced and 1 was her first time on a horse. Felt very comfortable with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 14, 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015

Had an enjoyable experience with our family of 4. Our teenage daughters loved the experience. 1 was experienced and 1 was her first time on a horse. Felt very comfortable with staff, horses and trail. Training beforehand was helpful with a little free ride in the barn to learn the reins. Beautiful wooded trail and got alot of time on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

My grand daughter & I have been taking lessons and riding 9 years at local barns. Holly ridge is the best we have found, and we have both taken lessons and done trail rides at Holly Ridge for the past 7 years. Anne & her daughter Margo are caring, patient, and safety conscious. The trails are unique to this area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Anne & Margo are caring and commited to safety. The horses are gentle and the trails and arena are well cared for. Have been riding here and taking lessons with grand daughter from both women for five years. This is the best barn we have found within 75 miles of Ocean City Maryland

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2014

Our instructor was friendly and gave us a pre-riding lesson with a horse mannequin. The ride was on a shaded, wooded trail. However, it was quite difficult to hear our instructor talk about the trail while riding. It was a nice touch that the instructor offered to take our picture on the horses after the ride.

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Sharpsburg, Maryland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

My daughter and I were going to Ocean city for a few days and thought it would be fun to take a trail ride. I emailed Holly Ridge Farm about a week before we left for the trip. They replied and said they needed at least a 24 hr. notice and to call them. I called on a Friday morning... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2014

I first met Anne Luke in 2002. I was looking for a riding instructor for a friend's daughter's first equine experience. Holly Ridge Farm Equestrian Center's name was given to me by three different sources, as I queried local Equine related organizations. What struck me about Ms. Luke and Holly Ridge was that "safety" was their first, second and third... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2013

this place was great. They worked with our 3 grandchildren from grooming to riding skills. never pushed the children and let them proceed at thier comfort level. Had a great attitude with the children and the animals. the horses were great calm and well behaved.

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Eastern Shore, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

Anne runs a nice center. She's very concerned with the upkeep of the place and has all of her licenses in order. Her staff is great also. Very nice facitities!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

The horseback trail ride was one of the highlights of my family's OC vacation this year. The owners (in particular Anne and Margo) were extremely kind, patient, knowledgeable, and funny. We had such a good time, laughing, talking, riding. They are very serious about safety and caring for the horses and they made us feel so comfortable and welcome. We... More 

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Florida City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2012

I enjoyed my time at Holly Ridge Farm and I can't wait to visit them again. I think every family should visit here at least once in their lifetime.

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