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Mountain View Ranch

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Pleasant and Entertaining

We were a group of two people and called the day before to reserve a group ride. When we got there... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2017
Peter A
Horse back riding riding with the kids

I looked up places to bring the kids horse back riding that would be good for two 12 year old... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2016
Chicopee, Massachusetts
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502 Easy St, Danby, VT 05739-9579
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All reviews arrived late great conversation long ride nice trail riding experience highly recommend this ranch appt horses scenery guide trotting vermont woods
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited this place last week, the place as a whole is very nice with nice walks and lots of things to do for the kids. The only thing I didn't like was as dogs are allowed in there was dog mess all on the...More

Thank Karllloyd
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Manchester, Vermont with my two young children (4&6) and looking for an activity. I found Mountain View Ranch after looking online for horseback riding. I called and spoke with John and he was very friendly and helpful. We arrived at 9:15...More

Thank mldollaz
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I had really hoped to write a positive review of this ranch after speaking several times with the owner on the phone. He was very pleasant and accommodating regarding my request to trot and canter and quoted me a price and length of the (private)...More

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed May 29, 2018

I grew up riding horses, and have spent much of my adult life trying to find a place that does more than just walk horses in a line...and I finally found it here! What a gem! My husband and I signed up for an Advanced...More

Thank AshBernadette88
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

If your into paying 20 bucks for your daughter to ride around a 20 foot pen twice, have your kids watch their cat mutulate a baby chipmunk and plan on a petting zoo that is advertised that is also non existent then this is your...More

Thank JosephL3210
Reviewed May 17, 2018

My husband and I arrived a few minutes before our scheduled time. The owner was pleasant, but busy with another customer. He did get our guide to saddle our horses while we took some photos around the ranch. Although it was just my husband and...More

Thank hollee011
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

The best trail ride I've ever had. Beautiful trail and scenery. Great people. Private tour given to the 2 of us by John. Made my husband a 1st time rider and I feel super comfortable and at ease. John has a calming demeanor that will...More

Thank ronitpes
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We were a group of two people and called the day before to reserve a group ride. When we got there at 10:15am, we were the only two people there for the ride! We wound up getting a private ride but only paid the group...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a nice horse well trained and came across mountain view ranch that had a horse for sale,the add said this horse is a great children's horse and supposedly had good ground manners and rides western and English an has show experience,says...More

1  Thank Christina C
Reviewed November 20, 2016

I looked up places to bring the kids horse back riding that would be good for two 12 year old girls. I wanted to find a place that I felt safe bringing them, and this place was the one I picked from the reviews I...More

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