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Lawton Stables

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Trail Ride

We had a great time with our 2 daughters, ages 9 and 10. The ride is the right length and all... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
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We love Lawton Stables!

We visit any time we are on HHI. My children love the petting zoo. Be sure to bring carrots to feed... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Lawton Stables offers horseback riding, pony rides, a small animal farm and horse-themed gift store in the heart of the beautiful resort island of Hilton Head, South Carolina.
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190 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4507
+1 843-671-2586
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with our 2 daughters, ages 9 and 10. The ride is the right length and all staff were helpful with pre-ride details. Our ride leader, Cheryl, was very informative and knowledgeable about island history as well as instructive on horse...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This was a great quick activity for my young children. The petting zoo area has several animals to see and pet. You can buy food to feed them. The pony rides are for kids 7 and under. They walk around the petting zoo area twice....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We visit any time we are on HHI. My children love the petting zoo. Be sure to bring carrots to feed the horses!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mpenne
Reviewed July 22, 2018

My family and I have been visiting HHI for years and I have been riding and caring for horses for my entire life. I have never been so disgusted as I was when I saw the way that this stable was treating their horses. Not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Indigo J
HHStables, General Manager at Lawton Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Dear Indigo, I am sorry you had this experience while visiting the stables. We have had well over 10" of rain fall in the past ten days and unfortunately our vacation pasture was closed for maintenance during that time. Luckily, we were able to start...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

The trail ride was very peaceful mostly in the shade. My boys loved it. The guide was awesome. I would recommend.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JESBF2012
Reviewed June 25, 2018

My girlfriend and I biked over to Lawton stables during our stay at Sea Pines. The petting zoo was such a delight, and we loved seeing the horses in their pastures. They offer pony rides, etc., but we were content simply seeing the animals. The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jtries
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife went out on one of the early morning pony rides out into the Sea Pines nature reserve, staff we very attentative and very professional and very welcoming.......she loved it and her face was a picture at the end......well recommended

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

We went here part of our holiday in America very friendly staff and lovely horses aswell as chickens goats donkeys pony’s I hadn’t been on a horse for awhile so i was abit unsure if I had to do anything but all you do is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank henrys800
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

My 2.9 year old son loves animals particularly horses. Such a kid friendly place and he loved riding the ponies and feeding the animals.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Amy S
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

I booked this trail ride horseback riding adventure a few months ago while planning my honeymoon with my husband. The day of, we were running a little late and were not able to get there 30 minutes in advance like requested. The lady on the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank merissaacerbi
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Jennifer L
September 4, 2018|
Response from HHStables | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer! Unfortunately our age minimum is set by our insurance company so we do not have any wiggle room there. I'm so sorry we don't have an option for your daughter as it sounds like she would really enjoy our rides. I... More
Chonsie D
July 28, 2017|
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Response from JPeters26 | Property representative |
Hello Chonsie, At this time we do not offer lessons, but our trail rides are very beginner friendly and great for all riding levels, even first timers.
December 30, 2016|
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Response from JPeters26 | Property representative |
Unfortunately there is no beach riding on Hilton Head. We hope you visit us though! Our trails go through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, a beautiful setting.