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Harvard City Riding Stables

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Address: 20360 County Road 306, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9523
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+1 719-966-9395

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We came for a family reunion and had booked a horseback riding package. Turns out the rafting place told the group the wrong place and we showed up here. The owners/managers were... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We came for a family reunion and had booked a horseback riding package. Turns out the rafting place told the group the wrong place and we showed up here. The owners/managers were so accommodating, they took the 15-20 of us and said they would square everything away with the rafting company. We went on a 2 hour ride up/down/through the... More 

Thank TinaCara
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My family of 5 took the 2 hour ride, it was my teenagers first time to ride. We requested horses and they were accommodating, but they said they had more mules than horses when I called. One of the other two people in our group had a mule and I don't know if it was the rider or the mule... More 

Thank my3girlsAustin
Lakewood, Colorado
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The 1 hour trip, (Cottonwood Creek), we took was the highlight of the Buena Vista trip for our girls. The stables are located to take full advantage of the nature you want to see - mountains, creeks, aspen - when you come to Colorado. You very quickly descend into the tree lined trail, making for a cooler ride on a... More 

Thank Scott K
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We were on a weekend getaway and tried horseback riding for the first time, and we were glad we chose this company. They had a large parking lot with enough room for us to park with our trailer in tow (which I coordinated beforehand). One of the owners briefed us on our ride and safety before we got on. Our... More 

Thank mtnhappy
Wichita, Kansas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

While on a family vacation, I rode on a one hour and a two hour ride. Each ride took a different route but the scenery was gorgeous on both. Both of the horses I rode were responsive and they didn't bang my knees on the many trees we rode through. The people at the stable were very knowledgeable horse people... More 

Thank Marietta W
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

During a recent family reunion, we decided to go on a two hour horseback ride. Each rider was mounted on either a horse or mule, depending upon their size, and level of experience. The ranch hands took their time to explain to everyone the nuances of riding a horse or mule. This I felt was a sign of truly well... More 

Thank Tom T
Arlington, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is the second time we have taken our grandchildren to these stables. We had a great time last year and an even better time this year. They are great with kids and the ride is great (we do the one hour one).

Thank Diane S
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I got to go for only 1 hour and loved it all every moment Conner was our guide he did great, and the horses were very well taken care of and very nice.

Thank Scarlet327
San Ramon, California
1 review
Reviewed 27 August 2015

My husband and I booked the 2 hour trail ride. Such a beautiful ride with different scenery and crossing the stream 3 times. Our horses were wonderful! Wish I had time to go again while I'm here!

Thank JenniferSD2015
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

While they are GREAT at talking themselves up, they need to learn how to deliver. They are obviously in the riding business for the $$$$$. We were in a large group after the owner assured us it would be small. My concern was that we'd be riding nose to tail with the other horses. She assured me that would not... More 

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