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KOLI Equestrian Center

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Address: Wild Horse Pass Blvd and Maricopa Road, Chandler, AZ
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Amazing Experience!

We signed up for the 90 minute private ride which is actually a great deal. Blass was our guide and my husband was paired with River and I with Red. They were such great horses... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Danika F
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99 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My workplace had a team function at KOLI Equestrian Center that did not include horseback riding. We had a BBQ, played horseshoes and other games. At some point into the activities, they brought in these 2 goats by a truck. They explained a game where they kept the goats on a lease and there would be teams of 2 people... More 

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our center. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy this activity during your outing at our center. I can assure you that the goats are/were not harmed during this activity. Like any living thing, goats will "talk" to humans when they are not used to them. We minimize this activity to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We signed up for the 90 minute private ride which is actually a great deal. Blass was our guide and my husband was paired with River and I with Red. They were such great horses and for my husbands first adult ride the perfect fit. Blass was great. He told us stories about the land, the native people and his... More 

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for the review of KOLI Equestrian Center. I appreciate you taking the time to comment on your great experience with us. I am glad to hear on your Private Ride that you were able to see the wild horses on the Gila River Indian Community reservation. We know this is an enjoyable site while on horseback,... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We wanted to ride real horses, not tired head-to-tail trail walking. We called Koli and they assured me that they were the real deal. My fiance and I went with a one of her friends. We were greeted by the son of the owner who took us out riding. We traversed a large plain and our horses were so responsive.... More 

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of KOLI Equestrian Center. I am glad you enjoyed the Private Ride, our horses and staff. We pride ourselves on our great service and rides, especially that we DO NOT do head to tail riding. Being able to ride side by side to communicate with your other guests and our wrangler makes the riding experience... More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful desert environment, guide was knowledgeable, interesting and pleasant, horses were like most trail ride horses (good followers...) wild mustang herd was fabulous.

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of our center. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and were able to check out the wild mustang herd. We hope when you are interested in horseback riding again, you come out for another ride. Have a great day. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 6-year old granddaughter had a riding lesson at this equestrian center in December. When she came back to AZ over the weekend and I asked her what she wanted to do on Saturday she said she wanted to ride horseback again. This time we opted for a private ride and she was delighted that Alice was her ride again... More 

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of KOLI Equestrian Center. We look forward to getting the younger generation interested in horseback riding, whether it's through our Kids Club Program or our Group and Private Rides. We notice that childrens' confidence is boosted when they get comfortable with our horses and their riding skills. I am glad that your past experience of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience, had a private ride with my guide Blass who was so personable and fun! My horse, Grace was great as well. Highly recommend this place!

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of KOLI Equestrian Center. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your Private Ride with Blass and Gracie. We know you have a choice of horseback riding facilities and glad you came out to ours. We hope that when you are ready again, you look us up. Thanks again and see you soon! More 

Queen Creek, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I was so pleasantly surprised by how wonderful my 90-minute ride at KOLI Equestrian Center was. We were a group of 5 and had 2 KOLI guides with us. Both guides were so friendly, knowledgeable, & really cared about our enjoyment of the ride. They both love horses and riding so much that it's infectious. The horses were wonderful. Too... More 

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review of our center. It is great to hear about your positive experience with our staff and our horses. As you stated, our horses do provide a great riding experience for all skill levels. We do our best to ensure everyone has a great ride and they love to hear they made your experience memorable.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I chose to have a private ride with Blass and it was amazing. It was only twenty dollars more than a group ride. On the group rides you are confined to trails and there is no trotting (or cantoring or galloping) allowed. We rode out onto the land of the reservation. Over a stream and into the wild! Spotted a... More 

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding KOLI Equestrian Center. We are happy that you found value in the Private Ride, even though it costs a little more. It is great to take riders out to where the wild horses still roam freely on Gila River Indian Community. You were lucky to have them come right up to you and hope... More 

Maricopa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Took the trail ride through the desert followed by the Cowboy Dinner. Excellent time! The trail ride was great, our guide was friendly and knowledgeable of the area, followed by an excellent outdoor cowboy dinner

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to write your review about the KOLI's Trailride and Cowboy Sunset Dinner. I am happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves on the ride and dinner that followed. We provide this great combination once a month (usually) with all dates are posted on our Specials page or clicking the Book Your Ride button and selecting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We have such an amazing experience every time we come here. The staff is very kind and knowledgeable. The horses are gentle and we'll cared for. And the scenery is beautiful! We will come back time and time again.

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Chuck P, Owner at KOLI Equestrian Center, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking a moment to complete a review of our center. We know you have options in the Phoenix Area and I'm grateful you choose us for your horseback rides. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Have a great New Years! More 

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