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KOLI Equestrian Center

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My sister & niece (14) were visiting from Atlanta. They are world travelers (literally they were in... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gdambrisi
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Phoenix, Arizona
Not to be missed! Best part of our vacation!

This was such an amazing, authentic experience for my 7 year old daughters who have never been on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kara M
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KOLI Equestrian Center, located in the heart of the Gila River Indian Reservation and just minutes away from Downtown Phoenix, offers miles of breathtaking scenery and horseback riding trails that you and your family is sure to enjoy while visiting...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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6940 W Broken Ear Rd, Just west of Maricopa Rd and KOLI Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226-5109
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+1 602-796-3495
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister & niece (14) were visiting from Atlanta. They are world travelers (literally they were in Japan the prior week) and expected top notch service and an authentic Southwest experience. They got it! Our Wrangler was Robert. He was so gracious, answered all our...More

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for bringing your sister and niece out to KOLI Equestrian Center. It sounds like they had a very memorable experience. I am happy to hear you found everything in order from arrival through departure. Robert is a great guide that loves to tell...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such an amazing, authentic experience for my 7 year old daughters who have never been on a horse. It was a dream come true for them. Roger, the instructor, was very patient and spent time explaining safety and teaching them how to care...More

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate the great feedback on your kids session. Our staff does a great time with the kids in order to get them interested in horses and outdoors. Roger is a great instructor and watches carefully to the children to get them at ease and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an amazing private ride with Rob. I had previous riding experience so I believe that helped with the ease of the ride where Rob could focus on telling me about the reservation, the horses and the wildlife and not have to worry about...More

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us on a Private Ride. I am sorry to hear that you weren't able to view the wild horses. They do run wild and are not fenced in so they move throughout the day. Usually we catch them in the early...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roger was a wonderful guide. I loved that we could ride as a group, not just in a straight line. We were able to learn a lot from Roger about the community, the desert, and the history of the area. That plus getting to pick...More

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking a moment to review our center. I am happy to hear that Roger did a great job, and that you enjoyed your ride. It is great to learn a little while you are horseback riding. We hope that you remember that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 9y.o. daughter is an intermediate rider and did the private lesson. She loved it and wishes she could do all of her lessons there. It was 1.5 hours long. 30 minutes to groom and tack up, 30 minutes in the arena and a 30...More

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for sending your daughter out for lessons at our center. Private lessons are a great way to experience and learn all about the horses. On private lessons (Horsemanship 101) we can break up the time to best suit the riders needs. I am happy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were scheduled for a 9 o'clock ride. After getting checked in, our guide had our mounts saddled and ready. It was a relaxing ride. Our guide was friendly and knowledgable. He took the time to answer any questions we had about the horses, the...More

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us for a horseback ride recently. I am happy to hear that after your positive experience you will be back to see us again. We look forward to your return. Take care.

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

First thing to mention, Blass was an amazing guide. I would highly recommend. My girlfriend and I visited from Chicago and knew we wanted to go horseback riding. This place was highly recommended and now we know why. This was my first time riding and...More

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking a moment to confirm that our reviews are accurate! We do our best to ensure every rider is comfortable and safe. I will let Blass know that you found him to be an amazing guide. It is great to hear first...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

My daughter (7) and I had never gone on a horse back ride. We had a great time. It was just the two of us and Roger (I think that was his name). He was excellent. My daughter was a little nervous, but he put...More

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

We are happy to hear you and your daughter had a great experience on our trail ride. It is nice to see wildlife during the ride while learning more about the land and people. I am pleased that Roger was able to put your daughter...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

Roger met us at the door put us totally at ease. Then gave us a nice riding tour. Well worth the moneyMore

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for taking a moment to review our center. We are happy you felt the ride was well worth the money. Roger loves what he does and ensures guests have a great time on rides. I hope if you are in the area again...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We really enjoyed our ride at the Koli equestrian stables. It’s location is easy to find and good for anyone staying south of sky harbour airport. The trails used are pretty flat and very dusty so jeans are a must. One of the good things...More

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for joining us for a ride. We appreciate the notations in your review. We do ride on the Gila River Indian Community reservation which is mostly desert flat land with small hills. We do make for up for that with our knowledgeable staff...More

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Michael S
26 February 2015|
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Please note that KOLI Equestrian Center now has LIVE AVAILABILITY to book online. Visit our website and click any book now button to reserve your ride today.
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Michael S
26 February 2015|
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Response from Chuck P | Property representative |
Please note that KOLI Equestrian Center now has LIVE AVAILABILITY to book online. Visit our website and click any book now button to reserve your ride today.
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