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“A NO-Brainer!”

Jack's Livery Stable
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Reviewed September 29, 2013

Who could NOT write a positive review for this place? It's easy to do, not too expensive (about $65 an hour for a carriage for two) and fun. The scenery is exceptional (if you don't include looking at a horse's butt for 2 hours) around the island and the crew that works for Jack's is lighthearted and informative.

The only thing I wish went differently is that our horse (June) went two speeds, slow and slower. The 1:45 hour trip took us a full 2 hour + because she simply would not go faster!

This is just something you GOTTA do!

Thank Blueump
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

... but not to worry, you just pay your money, volunteer a driver from your group and head out.
The horse (we had Bud, who I highly recommend) knows the way. You can pretend you're in charge if that makes you feel better, but the horse will take you where you want to go without your guidance, and at the speed of his choice. He'll even stop at the hot dog stand a mile or so down the road.
After an hour or so, you'll pretty much have had your fill of all the sensory experiences that the back end of a horse can provide, and he'll navigate his way back into town, picking up the pace as he gets closer to the stable.
If you really want to see the island, rent a bike. But renting a horse and buggy will make a much better story for the folks back home.

Thank JSR100
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

We had the time of our lives due to Jack's Livery Stable and their wonderful horse Shorty. They gave my brother instructions on how to drive the carraige but we know that Shorty pretty well knew his way around the island as well. Thanks again to this wonder Stable and making our vacation XTRA special.

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed September 20, 2013

My husband, 4year old and myself decided to drive our own horse and buggy around the island. I called for reservations and they were very kind and only had a few questions. When we got there the next day they had all of our information out and our horse chosen for us. They went over the maps with us so we felt comfortable and knew what the price would be. They were beyond courteous and accommodating!
Our horse was Rocket and he was wonderful! We never felt in danger and Rocket took great care of us! If you are on the fence trying to decide if you want to do this, JUST DO IT! It was one of my favorite experiences, and I have been on the island 10+ times!

1  Thank Columbus_OhioAngie
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Reviewed September 17, 2013

Liked the people were friendly. had lots of fun. Horse knew way around, so it was relazing knowing that.

Thank mariaelena50
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