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Riverside Riding Stables

#1 of 11 things to do in Rutherfordton Features Animals
Freemantown Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
+1 828-288-1302
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Horseback Riding Adventure

A great place to introduce young riders or older inexperienced people like me to the art of horse... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2016
Diane P
via mobile
Fun with friends and family

We visit riverside every year around this time. The horses are chill and the guides are wonderful... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2016
Dominique D
Yardville, New Jersey
via mobile
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Freemantown Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
+1 828-288-1302
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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
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

1  Thank Dominique D
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
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

Thank chuckland
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
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a relaxing but fun afternoon this is the place. The horses were well taken care of and the staff was very knowledgeable. If in the area again I will do the 2 hour trail ride.

Thank Lnl3301
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the two hour ride. The ride is through beautiful country and riding in the river was great! The staff was very friendly and accomodating. After the ride my husband and I sat and talked to the owner and one of...More

1  Thank Kris J
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Well trained horses, terrific staff, scenic trail ride up mountain and then down through Cove Creek. Everyone young and old was laughing, taking pictures and having good old fashioned FUN. Highly recommend.

Thank NCLauraLynn
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Nothing but great things to share about our experience! We did a 2 hour ride with riders of all levels of experience and everyone had a great time! The staff and owner is so nice and welcoming and knowledgable, spending time to match riders with...More

Thank Trish D
Reviewed September 11, 2015

We went to this stable because we had little ones and they were allowed to ride on the horse with us. The stable were very clean and staff were very friendly. The ride was very affordable. The trails were up and down hills so it...More

Thank crazyigues
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Melissa D
Any recommendations for nearby camping?
July 2, 2015|
Response from Rhema J | Reviewed this property |
We didn't camp while we were there. I'm sorry. We stayed at a resort.