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Address: 7036 Grand Geneva Way, The Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Phone Number: +1 262-215-5303
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Dan Patch Stables has been operating on the Grand Geneva property for many...

Dan Patch Stables has been operating on the Grand Geneva property for many years. The stables are managed by Kim Krueger and family. Kim worked for the stables while growing up, and is proud to have this family-owned business to share with Dan Patch Stable visitors.

Dan Patch Stables prides itself in creating a fun, safe, equine experience for young and old. From pony rides for the kids, to peaceful carriage rides for couples, we are dedicated to providing an experience you'll remember for years to come.

Our experienced trail guides are very familiar with our horses and with choosing just the right horse for each rider. Our 45-minute guided trail

rides offer a scenic view of hundreds of acres of beautiful Grand Geneva property.

Please take a moment to browse our site to see all of the fun we have to offer!

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Good experience for kids

My kids loved this farm. You can enjoy watching the horses, ponies, pigs, goats, lambs and hens. You can also take pony or horse ride or buy food to feed the animals which my kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2016
GORYANA
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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cash only very reasonable price. First time on a horse and now its off my bucket list. Dont pass this up its a 45 min trail....

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I love animals and was excited to go on a trail ride. The two ladies who were running the stable were very nice and friendly. The horses seemed tired though, and the trail was rough in some parts - deep tractor tracks in the mud that the horses had to navigate around, uneven ground in places. The petting zoo did... More 

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1 Thank Erin C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

My kids loved this farm. You can enjoy watching the horses, ponies, pigs, goats, lambs and hens. You can also take pony or horse ride or buy food to feed the animals which my kids absolutely enjoyed. The only thing I didn't like is that the swings near the pony ride area were extremely dirty. My baby girl wanted them... More 

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Yorkville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

We brought our 3 year old to ride the pony and she had a great time! She wanted to go again so she did! The petting zoo was okay... Not a lot to see but the cows were so friendly and just wanted to lick us to death! I would recommend this for a quick trip if your in the... More 

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1 Thank Jessica U
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Very poorly maintained facility and animals. Felt the the facility was one big accident just waiting to happen. People there did not seem to care and was not a very friendly environment. I would not recommend this facility to anyone even if it was free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I hadn't been horseback riding since we were kids, so we were both a little bit nervous about this. Nice place, easy to find, and the animals are well cared for...good start. The staff here is so professional and knowledgeable that they put us at ease right away. They explained everything, made sure everyone was comfortable before... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

The facility is old and unkept, the horses look dirty, the petting zoo was pathetic, and the staff was disinterested. Small kids will not really notice this and still like seeing horses, but for the price and quality, you're better off going to any other place.

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3 Thank torres79
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I went on horseback riding and it was very peaceful. Later we brought my daughter (17 months) to ride a pony and play in the petting zoo. It was small and perfect for her. We will be back!

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1 Thank Jessica K
Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

It's disturbing that someone has the audacity to complain that others aren't wearing helmets. If you feel compelled to wear one, then strap one to the voluminous cranium that bobbles on top of your neck, but stop demanding that everyone else obey your self imposed safety regulations. For decades, people have been enjoying lots of various activities without a helmet.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Took my son for his first horseback ride. He had a great experience. Staff was friendly, fun and patient. Kudos to our leader Jessica for her helpful pointers. Trail goes by the lodge and then back into a wooded area. Recommend sunscreen, bug spray and pants. Pace is slow which is good for first timers and those not comfortable on... More 

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