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Nookside Stables

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500 Landisville Rd, Manheim, PA 17545-9180
+1 717-618-8178
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Not what I expected.

The horses were beautiful and the guide was very friendly. However, we weren't allowed to even go... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Leah J
via mobile
Horseback Riding

Great place for kids, young kids. Took our 13-year old grandson here to ride a horse for the first... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
kenneths316
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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Nookside Stables is Lancaster's hosrseback riding adventure! We provide many outdoor activities throughout the year for individuals, families, and larger groups. Summer and fall activities include horse horseback riding, maze obstacle courses and birthday parties! Winter activities include mazes, horse drawn carriage rides and horse drawn wagon rides. Book your exciting Nookside Adventure today! All reservations must be made online 1-hour in advance of your start time.
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“pony rides” (3 reviews)
“young kids” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
500 Landisville Rd, Manheim, PA 17545-9180
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+1 717-618-8178
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The horses were beautiful and the guide was very friendly. However, we weren't allowed to even go in the barn to look at the horses, and our hour ride only consisted of a very small trail with various "obstacles." This definitely wasn't for anyone who...More

Thank Leah J
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Great place for kids, young kids. Took our 13-year old grandson here to ride a horse for the first time---it was good for him, but lame/boring for us grandparents who have ridden before. They don't seem to have any programs/events for riding horses in the...More

1  Thank kenneths316
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I took my sister for her birthday to Nookside Stables for the horseback riding trail ride. We both had a great time! Our leader took pictures of us throughout our ride and sent them to us both at the end of the ride. A major...More

Thank Melanie T
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely a unique experience but an amazing one!! The staff is extremely friendly and know what they are doing. The horse I was on had been acting up a little (all horses have their bad days) but it wasn't an issue due to my experience...More

Thank Hannah C
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This ride is more of an obstacle course on horseback rather than a trail ride. The obstacles are easy and the horses are gentle and have done it many times before so it would be suitable for a beginner. I own a horse and ride...More

Thank tgussie
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Went for a 1hr ride on their farm. Very enjoyable experience. Our tour guide, Rachel, was wonderful! Highly recommend to the experienced rider and beginners too. Family friendly.

Thank Joanna H
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I went here with a friend of mine and loved it! The last time I'd been on a horse was my senior year in high school - over 10 years ago. So needless to say, I was a bit apprehensive to climb aboard these majestic...More

1  Thank Denise G
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

My nephew was visiting from Texas so my sister and I decided to take him for a horseback riding adventure. It was so much fun. I have been on trail rides before and this was so much more. You actually get to ride the horse...More

2  Thank Christine M
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Very easy to find. The staff was friendly, informative and incredibly patient for those of us that were inexperienced riders. The horses were very sweet even though it was super hot out when we had our adventure. I would DEFINITELY do this again. We loved...More

1  Thank wrlr2016
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

The horseback adventure was fantastic! Riding technique was easy to learn and the horses were very calm and obedient. The obstacles provide fun for both experienced and inexperienced riders. I would recommend Nookside to anyone looking for a fun and unique horseback riding experience!

2  Thank Carissa G
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flipbop651
4 July 2017|
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Response from NooksideStables |
Hi, yes our summer hours are Monday-Sat, closed Sundays. Our Horse Ride Adventure rates is $59 but check the homepage for weekday discounts. New to 2017 is our Pony Wagon Adventure! This is geared those in your group not... More
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1fuzzy
19 October 2016|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
The ride takes about an hour and I think they only allow 6-8 in a group. We had 5 in our group. You must wear close toed shoes but boots are not necessary. Our group wore sneakers. They provide a helmet and you must wear... More
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