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Nantahala Village Riding Stable

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We had a group of 7. We called the day before and made reservations. We chose a 1 hour ride. It... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Robyn F
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New Bern, North Carolina
Beautiful but .....

We were a group of 5 adults and two kids ages 17 and 11, none of us experienced riders. The... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Lissette M
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9400 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9129
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They were short staffed so we had to wait in the heat for 30 minutes past our reservation time. They did offer everyone waiting water. Horses walked too close the drop off for my liking.

Thank mindcrime32
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We had a group of 7. We called the day before and made reservations. We chose a 1 hour ride. It was wonderful! Our 8 year old rode his own horse but was lead by the staff. He was able to enjoy riding and still...More

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Kim L, Owner at Nantahala Village Riding Stable, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Thank you for the feedback. We appreciate your business. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 5 adults and two kids ages 17 and 11, none of us experienced riders. The Nantahala Forest is beautiful, the horses were well taken care of and behaved for the most part. We booked the hour ride. The actual trail...More

Thank Lissette M
Kim L, Owner at Nantahala Village Riding Stable, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

We are sorry our mountain trails made you nervous. We appreciate your business and hope you will come back in the future.

Reviewed July 9, 2018

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

1  Thank Susan M
Jessi C, Manager at Nantahala Village Riding Stable, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

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

Reviewed July 7, 2018 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

7  Thank rocksteady822
Jessi C, Manager at Nantahala Village Riding Stable, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

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

Reviewed June 22, 2018 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

Thank schiller2miller
Jessi C, Manager at Nantahala Village Riding Stable, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

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

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

1  Thank Jkshales
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!

Thank Suez77
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
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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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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