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Sugarland Riding Stables

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Address: 1409 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: (865) 436-3535
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Gorgeous Ride and Great People

If you like to horseback ride, this is the place to go. The staff was friendly and helpful, the scenery of the Smoky Mountain National Park is gorgeous, and the horses were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like to horseback ride, this is the place to go. The staff was friendly and helpful, the scenery of the Smoky Mountain National Park is gorgeous, and the horses were terrific. Took our little ones (7 and 9) there for the hour long ride and had an amazing time. The kids got to see a deer run across... More 

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Scranton, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited this morning and had Dave as our guide. We arrived at 840am and were the first ones there. Shortly after we arrived, approximately 20 more people came by 9am (when they open). 5 people including the guide were in our group. We did the hour and a half ride which was plenty long enough. Our... More 

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Munster, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Sugarland for the past 6 years. I have a 17 year old son with a rare genetic syndrome and Autism and the staff is great with him. Two years ago while riding he had a seizure half way up the mountain. The guide was not trained but handled my son and the horses well. He stayed calm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the hour ride. Staff and guides were friendly and helpful Beautiful scenery. Prices were reasonable. Would have ridden another day if we had the time. Nine year granddaughter had never ridden alone but her mount was a perfect match. Horses were well taken care of

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Tarpon Springs, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite other reviews citing long wait times, I did not have much of a wait. I arrived shortly after 9 (when they open) and was able to ride with the group that had already mounted. Many stables will match the rider to an optimal horse, but this was not so: I'm short and would've preferred a smaller horse but I... More 

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Thank MeredithandJoe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to get my 5-year-old out of his comfort zone and took him here to ride a horse. He started out fine and began to cry halfway through. The guide got off his horse and reassured him that he was doing okay and that everything was fine. He then proceeded to walk in front of my son's horse for... More 

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Sparta, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here about 4:00 on a Sunday as a last minute decision. I wasn't sure we would get it. But they got us right in! The lady in the office was wonderful and the safety lady/photographer was super nice. Only 1 of us out of 6 had rode a horse before so we had no idea what we were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took 3 kids ages 8-12 that had never ridden a horse before and was a little nervous at first but was amazed at how well the horseback ride went for about an hour. Justin our guide was great in leading our group through the Smoky mountains but the true stars were the horses. They are so well trained that you... More 

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Thank RoadRob
Urbana, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently took our 3 granddaughters here for their first time. They are 10, 8, and 6 years old. They loved it! The people that work there were so nice to them and made them feel comfortable from the start. Our guide was Justin and he couldn't have been more attentive to them! He was great! We also saw a... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are beginners. I know nothing about horses, and that said, I had a pretty darn good time. The horses are the pros and mine did a pretty good job until it started off-roading and went up a hill and I had to coax it back down using my 30 minute old equestrian skills. However, he did it and fell... More 

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