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Blazing Saddles

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115 Bimbadeen Drive | Fairhaven, Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231, Australia
+61 418 528 647
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Terrible customer service!

Really disappointing experience, we didn't make it on the horses the customer service was that bad... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Megan K
via mobile
Epic day riding on the Beach

This was our second visit to Blazing Saddles (Mon 16th Oct) and definitely won't be our last! I... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2017
Jesska182
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Melbourne, Australia
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Blazing Saddles is a horse riding school on the Great Ocean Road in Aireys inlet. We provide fun for all the family from pony rides for the little ones to full day adventures for experienced riders. We also offer holiday clinics, lessons, kids parties, pub rides, beach and bush rides from one hour to full day adventures. We are open daily but bookings are essential.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“bush ride” (12 reviews)
“hour ride” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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115 Bimbadeen Drive | Fairhaven, Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231, Australia
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+61 418 528 647
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Really disappointing experience, we didn't make it on the horses the customer service was that bad! I never write reviews but feel compelled to after this experience. We booked a beginner ride for our two children who had been on a horse only a handful...More

Thank Megan K
caroline0504, Owner at Blazing Saddles, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

HI Megan, sorry you had a terrible experience. I did speak with the duty manager that day and she had told me your kids were very young and too young to go on a trail ride. We do not take kids under the age of...More

Reviewed October 17, 2017

This was our second visit to Blazing Saddles (Mon 16th Oct) and definitely won't be our last! I have visited many trail riding places across Victoria over the years and in my personal opinion, this was one of the best. We booked the Pub Ride...More

Thank Jesska182
caroline0504, Owner at Blazing Saddles, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

Hi Jessica, so glad you enjoyed the day, Cara is hysterical, she's like that all day long! Thanks for the review and catch you next time you ride. R Caroline

Reviewed August 13, 2017

I had an OK ride but the staff really weren't friendly as other horse riding places I've been. I made a small mistake on holding the reins then corrected myself, but the instructor glared at me and asked me whether I could actually post to...More

1  Thank Anonymous M
caroline0504, Manager at Blazing Saddles, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Hi there, I apologise that you didn't get a canter in, were there other people on the ride that couldn't do it at all or were too scared. We struggle with this ride as a lot of people book it but when it comes to...More

Reviewed June 22, 2017

After reading all of the good reviews, I was excited to go on a sunset beach ride. I will not go again. The horses were nice, I will say that. But that is about all I have to say positive about the experience. Our guide...More

3  Thank GliderGirl
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Not being regular riders we took this ride for birthday celebrations. It was amazing. Alex was our lead rider and we were a party of 4. Not only amazing bush scenery but the ride along the beach was awesome. I'd highly recommend this as an...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed April 23, 2017

My partner and I went on a 3 hour ride through the bush and for a short time on the beach. We enjoyed the scenery and the horses. The horses appeared to be well kept and were well behaved on our ride. The only slightly...More

1  Thank De R
caroline0504, Manager at Blazing Saddles, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

thanks for your review, we do definitely take note of them and do our best to adopt anything that may help improve the business. Cars are expected to stop for us and our horses are very used to action and the roads, it hasn't been...More

Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We visited with our extended family and had a fantastic time introducing the little ones to horse riding while the 9 year old led one of the ponies. Everybody loved it, including the adults. And it was excellent value!

1  Thank Debbie W
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I was impressed by the large number of rides you could choose from depending on your experience. I chose the 'marathon ride' and was rapt to find that it was still going ahead eventhough I was the only rider. Cara was a load of fun...More

Thank Kylie D
caroline0504, Manager at Blazing Saddles, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2017

Thanks for your lovely review, Cara is a champ, she really loves her work and always has great reviews. Glad you had fun!

Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had the most amazing day riding with Kara. My daughter was in heaven on a big Palamino called Peach. The freedom of cantering along the beach is heaven. Thanks Kara

Thank Helen S
Reviewed March 17, 2017

My partner and i thoroughly enjoyed our 2.5hr beach and bush ride. Our horses Dallas and Rusty were beautiful and the views and scenery was spectacular with great photo opportunities. Cara was so enthusiastic, and is so passionate about her job which makes the whole...More

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Miah K
January 5, 2016|
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Response from caroline0504 | Property representative |
HI MIa, we have some boots you can use while riding, helmets are also provided.
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Sebastion12
February 25, 2015|
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Response from domenico0055 | Reviewed this property |
I only did the kids ones. My daughter loved it. Walked around the property.
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