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Nantahala Village Riding Stable

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9400 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9129
+1 828-736-5430
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Such a Fun Ride!

I called up last minute on Thursday (July 5th) and was delighted to be able to join another group... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan M
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Durham, North Carolina
If you don’t mind homophobia, inappropriate stories being told to children and political rants, then this is your place

My 10 year old and I went on a 3 hour ride on June 29th at 9am with Allen (I believe that was his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rocksteady822
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“hour ride” (21 reviews)
“trail guide” (4 reviews)
“own horse” (4 reviews)
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9400 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9129
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+1 828-736-5430
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I called up last minute on Thursday (July 5th) and was delighted to be able to join another group for a 2-hour afternoon ride. I was paired with a beautiful painted mare named Jade and she was a sweet girl. It was a fun easy...More

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Jessi C, Manager at Nantahala Village Riding Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you enjoyed our Stables! Thank you for the review.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 10 year old and I went on a 3 hour ride on June 29th at 9am with Allen (I believe that was his name). He was a little older in his 60’s. Red flag right away when he pulled out a cigarette after he...More

2  Thank rocksteady822
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Jessi C, Manager at Nantahala Village Riding Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, We would like to formally apologize to you for your experience at our riding stable. What you experienced does not meet our standards or goals, as we have been operating for over forty years, offering safe, family friendly horseback tours. Our facilities are open...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place and the family that runs it. We felt welcome from the first hello. We brought our two granddaughters 6 and 9, they had a blast. The owner even gave the girls each a horse shoe. The horses were well behaved and...More

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Jessi C, Manager at Nantahala Village Riding Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased that you all enjoyed your time here! Thank you all for the review!

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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We took a 2-hour ride through the Nantahala Forest on horseback with our 16 and 11-year old sons. This was a different way to see trails and it was a great introduction since our kids have not ridden very much. We saw a black snake...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Fun horseback ride with friends. We booked a 2 hour ride. Our receptionist, Stevie and guide Bobby were great! The horses were well behaved and well cared for. Great way to spend a few hours in the woods!

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

I did enjoy this trail ride, however it was very rocky and unstable and narrow. My horse did not cooperate at all either which is frustrating. I am not the best expert rider. We rode last year at a different place and had a better...More

1  Thank mommamia30189
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

The folks at the Riding Stable are so accommodating. The guides are super knowledgeable and very nice. They go to great links to match horses to riders. We totally enjoyed our trail ride. Our only problem was that we had to go back early due...More

Thank jimafor
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

We did the 1 hour ride and our guide, a young girl of 20-something age, was just a delight! She engaged us in good conversation and was very respectful and friendly. The horses were calm and well trained. The trail is through the woods which...More

Thank Patti C
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 just finished a 1hr ride and everyone loved it!! My (tall) nearly 5yr old was lead by the guide and was on her own horse--- she and my 10yr Old liked being on their own horses. All the horses were very...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Did a 2 hour ride with them thought the area. Great rides and horse. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. If you want to do some horseback riding in the Smokies this is the best place there is.

Thank Dan N
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Tammy P
October 20, 2017|
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Response from Jessi C | Property representative |
Our rate is $25 per person per hour. Our group rate starts at 15 riders. Please feel free to call us at 828.488.9649 anytime.
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bpadua12
May 23, 2016|
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Response from Jessi C | Property representative |
For the 2016 year our rate is $25 per hour. We offer 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8 hour trail rides. If you have any other questions please call us at 828-488-9649. Thank you!
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