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“It's a real farm, don't expect to be taken care of”
Review of Dead Broke Farm

Dead Broke Farm
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Owner description: Dead Broke Farm has a 110 acres of wood trails and more than 75 horses for all experience levels.
Raleigh, NC
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“It's a real farm, don't expect to be taken care of”
Reviewed March 10, 2012

My daughter (10) went to camp here and loved it. It is a real farm .... There are all kinds of animals walking around and there are workers who may be yelling back and forth. The kids would help feed the animals and then go out for a ride. They'd swim in the afternoon.

It's a no frills kind of place and is very disorganized. If you want or need lots of attention then this is not the place for you.

So, my daughter loved the fact that she was trusted to take care of different animals. She enjoyed the rides and wasn't bothered by the absence of facilities or AC in the summer.

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English first
Oxford
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“The name says it all!”
Reviewed February 27, 2012

Come on now how Hilly Billy need we be? This is as bad as residents in Oxford, NC who tell everyone their "English" and in line for the Throne! OF which their neither!!
Come on now how---quaint can we "Not Be"!!??

Visited October 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Terrible”
Reviewed February 26, 2012

Nothing about this place was good. The staff were yelling and cursing At each other and at the volunteers. One staff member even yelled at a customer. There are too many teenage girls running the place and not enough adults. They had barely any grass, everything was mud and horse poop. The owner is rude and disorganized. The whole place is very unorganized and gives off a bad feeling. It's very dirty and there's chickens and dogs running around everywhere. I felt like safety was an issue. They never went over safety procedures. Really the whole experience was terrible and I will never go back or recommend it to anyone

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Level Contributor
27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“The horses they have are rescued from certain death situations.”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

I feel great patronizing Dead Broke Farm, since I know they have rescued the horses. Everyone's very knowledgeable there and the trails are nice. I only wish they would allow unsupervised riding, but it's rare for any place to do that anymore.

Visited May 2011
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A gem”
Reviewed January 11, 2012

I love this place! Truly a gem for the Triangle. Not too many horse farms are operational due to the high costs and also liability insurance so I feel lucky to have them here. They offer guided group trail rides and one on one private tours too, so something for everyone. They supply the helmets or bring your own. SO many beautiful horses and they help choose which one will be best suited for you. The trails are breathtaking so I hope they are around for a very long time!

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