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Riverside Riding Stables

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Freemantown Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
+1 828-288-1302
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Fun horse riding adventure

It was a fun hour. Easy activity for family ranging from 11 to 70 years old. Went up and down the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
surreyuk
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Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Fun, quick outing. Great for kids.

We had a free morning. Took a 9yo & 5yo. Great experience for them. Helpful, engaged staff who was... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
GRACE2U828
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“lake lure” (5 reviews)
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Freemantown Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
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+1 828-288-1302
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a fun hour. Easy activity for family ranging from 11 to 70 years old. Went up and down the mountain, where they did try to match the horses with each of our abilities. Next time, we will try the two hour mountain and...More

Thank surreyuk
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

We had a free morning. Took a 9yo & 5yo. Great experience for them. Helpful, engaged staff who was very passionate about her job.

Thank GRACE2U828
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

We went in December with a group of nine - teens and Dads. We did the hour long mountain ride. Really fun time. Arlene was really sweet, and out guide, Tammy was awesome. I wish we were able to do the second hour with the...More

Thank Todd G
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We vacation at Lake Lure from Florida every year and have been to Riverside Stables for 16 years. It has become a family tradition. My daughters started riding there when they were 6 years old.The satff is very friendly and personable. The horses are well...More

Thank Davistravels
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Tammy was very accommodating setting up a time to ride based on our travel time from south carolina. Our guide April was great at taking the lead rope for our inexperienced son & reassuring him to trust his horse. We got saddled up and knew...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

A great place to introduce young riders or older inexperienced people like me to the art of horse back riding. Located in a rural country farm setting. Staff and owners friendly and know how to pair ability with the proper horse. Very affordable and an...More

Thank Diane P
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We visit riverside every year around this time. The horses are chill and the guides are wonderful! It's always a great time. We enjoy the two hour trip which is an hour in the river and an hour in mountains. Reasonably priced for the amount...More

2  Thank Dominique D
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

We went to Riverside Riding Stables, 10 minutes away from the Lodge at Lake Lure, and did the 2 hour horseback ride. BEST part of the trip! The first hour was a ride to the top of Bald Mountain and the second hour was riding...More

Thank Anita552
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

The river walk makes this a better than most trail ride. River is included in the 1/1.5 and 2 hour ride. Trail guides and horses are very nice. been back several times

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Reviewed July 31, 2016

A family of 4 plus 6 other riders & the guide stated that a storm was brewing but still took this group of 10 out for a hour ride, I assume they didn't want to give refunds. Well about 15 to 20 minutes into the...More

1  Thank auntieteddybear
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We didn't camp while we were there. I'm sorry. We stayed at a resort.
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