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Riverside Riding Stables

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Great time.

We have been to a lot of riding stables, but this one is by far the cleanest and great ride. Tammy... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
bonnie f
Fun horse riding adventure

It was a fun hour. Easy activity for family ranging from 11 to 70 years old. Went up and down the... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

We have been to a lot of riding stables, but this one is by far the cleanest and great ride. Tammy was wonderful as our guide.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank bonnie f
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

It was a fun hour. Easy activity for family ranging from 11 to 70 years old. Went up and down the mountain, where they did try to match the horses with each of our abilities. Next time, we will try the two hour mountain and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank surreyuk
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a free morning. Took a 9yo & 5yo. Great experience for them. Helpful, engaged staff who was very passionate about her job.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

We went in December with a group of nine - teens and Dads. We did the hour long mountain ride. Really fun time. Arlene was really sweet, and out guide, Tammy was awesome. I wish we were able to do the second hour with the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Todd G
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We vacation at Lake Lure from Florida every year and have been to Riverside Stables for 16 years. It has become a family tradition. My daughters started riding there when they were 6 years old.The satff is very friendly and personable. The horses are well...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Davistravels
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Tammy was very accommodating setting up a time to ride based on our travel time from south carolina. Our guide April was great at taking the lead rope for our inexperienced son & reassuring him to trust his horse. We got saddled up and knew...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank midwesttraveler388
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

A great place to introduce young riders or older inexperienced people like me to the art of horse back riding. Located in a rural country farm setting. Staff and owners friendly and know how to pair ability with the proper horse. Very affordable and an...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Diane P
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We visit riverside every year around this time. The horses are chill and the guides are wonderful! It's always a great time. We enjoy the two hour trip which is an hour in the river and an hour in mountains. Reasonably priced for the amount...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank dauriad6
Reviewed August 18, 2016

We went to Riverside Riding Stables, 10 minutes away from the Lodge at Lake Lure, and did the 2 hour horseback ride. BEST part of the trip! The first hour was a ride to the top of Bald Mountain and the second hour was riding...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Anita552
Reviewed August 10, 2016

The river walk makes this a better than most trail ride. River is included in the 1/1.5 and 2 hour ride. Trail guides and horses are very nice. been back several times

Date of experience: June 2016
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We didn't camp while we were there. I'm sorry. We stayed at a resort.