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National Riding Stables

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A great morning!

We arrived at National Riding Stables, as instructed, at 8:30 am for a 9 am ride. Terry signed us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nurse1978
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One of the best parts of the trip!

This is our second time riding here and it gets better every time. My 4 grandkids and I love coming... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fred H
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At the National Riding Stables in Gettysburg, we offer an unparalleled way to experience this American history icon: a horseback tour of our country's most famous battlefield with experienced Licensed Battlefield Guides who make it all come alive...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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610 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at National Riding Stables, as instructed, at 8:30 am for a 9 am ride. Terry signed us in along with 6 other people and then gave us a very informative lesson on how to manage our horses. My husband and I probably ride...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time riding here and it gets better every time. My 4 grandkids and I love coming here. The staff is great. Super friendly and ready to help. The horses are amazing and almost all are rescues. Would definitely recommend taking a...More

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NationalRStables, Owner at National Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a kind review. We are so glad to be a part of making great memories for our riding friends! It was such a pleasure riding with all of you. We hope to see you all again in the future! Happy trails!

Reviewed August 12, 2018

What a wonderful way to see history. Great Trail ride, knowledgeable Guide (Terry), wonderful staff with a great cause in horse rescue and teaching about our nations history!!! Make the time -- worth every minute

1  Thank MELISSA S
NationalRStables, Owner at National Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We love being part of the making of wonderful memories for our visitors. And we are grateful for the kindness everyone shows to our rescues. Please come ride again with us sometime!

Reviewed August 9, 2018

First the horses - These are rescued horses rehabilitated for life on the trails. The Staff clearly know their horses well, and their care is their priority. The staff also took the safety and comfort of riders (who varied from experienced to first timers) very...More

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NationalRStables, Owner at National Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for your kind review! It was such a pleasure riding with you and becoming a part of your battlefield memories. We look forward to your return sometime in the future! Happy trails!

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Ms. Terri, Sam, and Meg were fabulous hosts. They clearly demonstrated their in depth knowledge for horses and riding instruction, and gave a personable history lesson. They care about your experience and the animals that are used to facilitate it. Very charming hosts, country, and...More

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NationalRStables, Owner at National Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you ride with us and we are very glad you enjoyed our dear horses. We hope you come back again for another ride. Simon and Hank are looking forward to it!

Reviewed August 2, 2018

A very informative tour while riding a beautiful and well mannered horse--a terrific way to see the battlefield up close and personal. The horses are loved and amazingly cared for by the staff---and it shows! A great and memorable day.

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NationalRStables, Owner at National Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Thank you for letting us be a part of your battlefield memories! Duke hopes you will come back again soon!

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time! The staff was very friendly and helpful. Beautiful horses and beautiful views of the historic battlefield. We would definitely go back again. It was awesome learning they are a horse rescue as well!!

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NationalRStables, Owner at National Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review! We look forward to your return and trying out our different horses, who are waiting for more hugs and scratches! Happy trails!

Reviewed August 2, 2018

We suggested the tour to our family in town and decided on the 2 hour horseback tour of the battlefield. We had an excellent time and would suggest National Riding Stables to everyone. Terry was fantastic as a tour guide as well as very in...More

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NationalRStables, Owner at National Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review and for riding with us! We love that our horses can help to make great memories for new friends. We look forward to your return again sometime!

Reviewed June 30, 2018

I can say enough about my experience today. Terry and all of her staff take amazing care of these horses. The fact that they are rescues warms my heart and earns brownie points in my book. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. There were...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. Super people very professional and fun. Horses are rescues and that made all the difference for me. I hadn’t been on a horse in ages but the horses are so tame and well behaved and the staff so knowledge that they...More

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NationalRStables, Owner at National Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Rainey, it was a real pleasure to ride with you on the battlefield recently.Thank you for such kind words and we hope you will come back to ride again sometime! Happy Trails, Terry

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Becky H
April 6, 2018|
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Response from mswanson01 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I do know they have facilities to bring your own horse & board in barn next to theirs. I’m sure if you call them directly they would be able to give you more info. They are really good at returning calls. Enjoy!
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Diana-Dee R
September 3, 2015|
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Response from LBG228 | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for contacting our stables. Yes, we can accommodate a group of 7, provided your choice of tour time is still available. Proper and comfortable attire will depend on the time of year you book your tour. We do... More
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Joan P
June 1, 2015|
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Response from CrazyinCarlisle | Reviewed this property |
Parking is located right at the stables.
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