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Lonesome Dove Riding Stables

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We booked this excursion threw Carolina Outfitters. We would not have found them otherwise. They... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
Cooper City, Florida
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Very much fun!

My husband and I visited for our honeymoon. We rode buddy and bo and had a great time! Our guide... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2017
Mary M
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Richard and Cherie Greene, Topton, NC 28781
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We booked this excursion threw Carolina Outfitters. We would not have found them otherwise. They are a very friendly family owned business. We were a bit leery at first but it turned out to be a great experience. The owner is very knowledgeable and we...More

Thank DQ1013
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

This is the biggest joke of a trail ride and I've been trail riding since I was 12. To begin with there was only myself and my sister. I've ridden since I was 2. She has only been riding a short while and is not...More

2  Thank Emma Kay W
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited for our honeymoon. We rode buddy and bo and had a great time! Our guide was excellent and the owner was so nice and knowledgeable. He set up a trip for our experience level and it was just us and...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Great bunch to work with and great horses. The best in the area!!! They truly care about the safety of your ride and what a beautiful area to ride in.

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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Can't say good or bad because we were 30 minutes Kate and were refused to ride by grumpy dude! Rude about it and no good reason. It's rude to be late with no call, but we had trouble finding it and there is no cell...More

3  Thank SundaeDriver
Reviewed April 14, 2017

When Victoria, our young guide, told me that Richard "did a lot of rescue work," I initially thought that he helped to find missing hikers and I momentarily marveled that that many hikers got lost in the area. I soon realized that Victoria was referring...More

1  Thank Emily A
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Super friendly tour guide. Very laid back people and fun to be around. Will be back next time we return to the mountains.

Thank D9995LUlaurad
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We took our girls (6+8) on a two hour trail one morning. Richard the owner was delightful and put our girls straight to work brushing down the horses and saddling them. Our guides were two young girls - both riding bareback - who were extremely...More

Thank Jonescharley
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Some of our family had been trail riding and some had never been on a horse before. The owner of this establishment was so kind and helpful it was such a treat! Our rafting excursion right before horseback riding caused us to be late. Even...More

1  Thank Gianna H
Reviewed November 2, 2015

I took my 11 year old daughter and her friend to Lonesome Dove while vacationing in a cabin nearby. The older kids all went ziplining, but the little girls were too little to go. Horseback riding was supposed to be the consolation prize, but it...More

2  Thank Susan K
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Response from D9995LUlaurad | Reviewed this property |
They didn't say but I know they base the size of the horse on the size of the person.