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horseback riding

tracy ca
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horseback riding

We are interested in horseback riding in Juneau.Does anyone have suggestions? thanks

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1. Re: horseback riding

You won't find a lot of horses in most parts of SE Alaska. I don't think there is a single horse left in Ketchikan and I've personally never seen one in Juneau. With over 100 inches of rain a year, horses don't do well in our excessively wet, damp climate. Hoof rot, in particular, is a real problem as is finding dry days for riding. That said, there is a Fairweather Equestrian Center at 10012 Crazy Horse Dr in Juneau so someone must be doing some riding there. Call them at 907-789-1566.

Juneau, Alaska
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2. Re: horseback riding

There are horses in Juneau, despite it being a rather unsuitable climate and environment for them. In the past there have been concessions offering horseback tours, but to my knowledge there are no regularly-operating horse tours here this summer. One time this year I did see a horse trailer out at a local trailhead with a handmade sign advertising "trail rides," but I never saw it again.

haines, alaska
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3. Re: horseback riding

The insurance legally necessary to operate horse rides is exorbitant.....we used to have horse for hire here in Haines, even an horse drawn carriage, many, many years ago.......I imagine it is a similar scenario in other port towns, as well..........

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