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BeachHorses

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8400 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209
+1 941-907-7272
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My 8 year old granddaughters 1st horeback ride

As my granddaughter sat on her horse waiting for our guide Jimmy to mount his horse, she told me... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
S2170MLlorip
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North Port, Florida
Enchanted Night

We did a sunset ride - it was a surprise anniversary present. Great horses and guides. I highly... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
E1396MPfredc
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This is one of the few place in Florida where you can legally ride your horse on a beach. The calm waters and flat sandy bottom of Palma Sola Bay make it possible to ride on a horse that is swimming. This is the birthplace of Horse Surfing™. Horseback riding on the beach, swimming with horses, and Horse Skiing™ . Reservations required.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“horse surfing” (46 reviews)
“beach ride” (18 reviews)
“bucket list” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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8400 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As my granddaughter sat on her horse waiting for our guide Jimmy to mount his horse, she told me she was scared and didn't think she wanted to do this. Jimmy assured her he would ride right next to her and hold the reins to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a sunset ride - it was a surprise anniversary present. Great horses and guides. I highly recommend !

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had an awesome experience. My daughter rides horses at home and has a true love for riding. She said it was as good as Disney World. She is so excited to go back to school after fall break and share her experience. She is...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This isn't a typical horse ride on the beach. It is a unique opportunity to engage with your horse and learn to swim, stand, and surf on him. A little pricey and unforgiving cancellation policy, but worth it for the experience if you catch the...More

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Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It seems a bit expensive but was so worth it. My friend and I, both in our sixties, wanted to do something different. We rode bare backed on beautiful, healthy horses and each had a guide. Although it was a challenge, I felt very safe...More

Thank karenleenicolai
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My daughter 9yrs old celebrated her birthday with a few friends on the beach horses. The experience was amazing. She and her friends fell in love with the horses and trainers. Tim the owner accommodated the group of young riders. Thank you for the memories!!!

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Thank Amy H
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The guides are all super nice and the horses are amazing they really go above and beyond to make sure you have a good time horseskiing was so much fun my husband enjoyed it as well it was an experience we will always remember from...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

My sister was visiting from Michigan and we just had the greatest time! Alibi was an angel and Boss was a,gentleman. will be back in October with my daughter!

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Staff are extremely friendly and took their time with my 7 year old. I did not ride with him and when the owner observed me taking pictures from the beach he offered to take me out on a horse to get closer for better pictures...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for the perfect place to ride horses on the beach, this is the place to go. I booked this adventure as a surprise for my 22 year old daughter while we in FL on vacation. She has been riding horses since...More

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Mili A
21 August 2017|
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Response from AimeeB180 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can ride with your 3 year old and the others may be able to ride on their own. But, each horse has its own trainer with them at all times.
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Traci E
10 April 2017|
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Response from TimothyAMattox | Property representative |
Yes, but only if you live on the Virginia side of State Street. :-) Just kidding. Sometimes we offer special deals in the spring and fall.
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Jennifer L
10 October 2016|
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Response from Andi G | Reviewed this property |
For the ride on the beach, they only lead you as needed. The more experienced riders are allowed to canter a couple of times and the guides just hold back the beginning rider's horses. They pretty much have to lead you... More
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