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Palo Duro Riding Stables

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Address: 10160 E State Highway 217, Canyon, TX 79015-8701
Phone Number: +1 806-488-2799
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The finest and the friendliest since 1962, Palo Duro Riding Stables was the...

The finest and the friendliest since 1962, Palo Duro Riding Stables was the first riding stable established in and around Palo Duro Canyon. One of the canyon's best kept secrets, come ride under some of the oldest and largest cottonwoods in the panhandle water your horse from spring water coming right out of the canyon wall. Family owned and operated for over 50 years, our wranglers are knowledgeable and friendly, upholding true southern hospitality. The perfect opportunity to get together in the great outdoors, enhance your family vacation with a trail ride.

No age limit! (Smaller children can ride with a parent. Some restrictions apply.)

Don't forget to bring your camera!

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72 yrs. never been on a horse in my adult life...... Sissie assigned to me... the horses, all the horses were perfectly trained for the uphill and downhill trail paths.... they... read more

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

72 yrs. never been on a horse in my adult life...... Sissie assigned to me... the horses, all the horses were perfectly trained for the uphill and downhill trail paths.... they ate grass along the way.... just as gentle as can be..... Loved everyminute..... Guides/owners were so helpful, sweet and kind.... they love their horses....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a good time at the Palo Duro Canyon stables. The horses were very calm & easy to ride. The trail ride is single file line & not difficult terrain. They horses did not deviate from their path. The guides are not very interactive during the ride; however there really isn't an opportunity to ask questions due to the... More 

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Thank Michelle M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do when in Palo Duro Canyon! Friendly family owned stable providing peaceful rides on calm and well loved horses. Perfect for all ages and experiences. Lovely alternative experience and views of the canyon outside of the park. Highly recommend.

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Thank Ltopel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed by on motorcycle and got a place for horseriding down to the canyon. It was an excellent experience on horsbackriding. Kind an friendly people guided us down to the canyon's ground on the back of very friendly horses. The horse are in a very, very good condition and you can get on, also without beeing a horse -... More 

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Thank Sonja B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best part of visiting Palo Duro Canyon was booking our reservations for horseback riding. We took an hour ride through in my opinion the best part of the canyon. The horseback ride itself was an experience, however getting to hear about the history of the land and talking with Jesse and Kristen was by far the best... More 

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Thank Cody R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had an amazing trail ride with Jessie and Kristen and a bunch of new friends I met. Was in Amarillo for business and it was a great break in my week. Knowledgable safe and friendly staff. Yall give it a try!!

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Thank Sara P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went riding on Labor Day and had a wonderful time. I called a few days before to make a reservation. Our party included my husband and I, my sister and our two kids, ages 8 and 6. All but one of us are beginner riders. We each rode our own horse and really enjoyed our 1... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My best friend and I decided to take a weekend trip to the canyon and it was Amazing! The horses and the trail were beautiful and so fun! Not to mention, everyone was super nice!

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Thank Stacey G
Sachse, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The was the most down to earth place to take a ride. So very friendly and know their horses well. Well loved and cared for. Took a newbie like me on a wonderful hour ride I'll never forget. Loved this place!!

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Thank Spicysilverlady
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just happened upon Kristin and Jesse as we were headed to the canyon, and boy was that a blessing! It was the most amazing riding experience I've ever had, and I am even a horse owner!!! They had a perfect horse for each of us - my husband tall and lanky, my 11 year old tiny girl, my 55... More 

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