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Riverside Riding Stables

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Address: Freemantown Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Phone Number: 828-288-1302
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If you are looking for a relaxing but fun afternoon this is the place. The horses were well taken care of and the staff was very knowledgeable. If in the area again I will do the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lnl3301
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a relaxing but fun afternoon this is the place. The horses were well taken care of and the staff was very knowledgeable. If in the area again I will do the 2 hour trail ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the two hour ride. The ride is through beautiful country and riding in the river was great! The staff was very friendly and accomodating. After the ride my husband and I sat and talked to the owner and one of his employees before we headed back to South Carolina.

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Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Well trained horses, terrific staff, scenic trail ride up mountain and then down through Cove Creek. Everyone young and old was laughing, taking pictures and having good old fashioned FUN. Highly recommend.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Nothing but great things to share about our experience! We did a 2 hour ride with riders of all levels of experience and everyone had a great time! The staff and owner is so nice and welcoming and knowledgable, spending time to match riders with the right horse for their experience level. The horses were clearly well cared for and... More 

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CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We went to this stable because we had little ones and they were allowed to ride on the horse with us. The stable were very clean and staff were very friendly. The ride was very affordable. The trails were up and down hills so it was very slow riding. We did not do the water tour, just wanted to take... More 

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NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My husband and I stopped by on our way to Asheville...in pursuit of a little adventure. That we got! From laughing (with them!) at the first time city slicker riders attempting to navigate the mountain, to wading through the river on our horses, it was a really fun afternoon. Our guide was Tammy and she was great! Other staff was... More 

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

So thankful for my guide April - she challenged my riding abilities with a horse that I loved riding! The river ride was peaceful and beautiful- well worth the trip & cost!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My wife and I recently visited my parents in the area, and because my wife had always wanted to ride horses we made arrangements; this was a GREAT choice. The staff are kind, professional and hilarious. They know how to make you feel comfortable, particularly when you are new to riding a horse and they make sure it's memorable. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Such a wonderful riding experience for our 4 children (7,5,4,2)! Tammy was an excellent guide & made us feel well-educated on safety with tandem riding. Hour trip was perfect for our kids' ages- gentle horses- each with their own personalities that we fell I love with. Will definitely return here for years to come!

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Palm Coast, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Good for beginners. The stables were clean and horses seem well cared for. Mountain part is very slow moving. Would have liked to see more constant pace. The river ride was fun.

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