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Old Stage Riding Stables

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6620 Old Stage Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-8713
+1 719-448-0371
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lljboone@yahoo.comExcellent trail ride!

Just got back from my 1.5 hour trail ride with Blevins leading the way! He did a great job of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda J
A downer

We tried to go horseback riding here and found they have a 200lb weight limit. I would recommend a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David L
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Guided mountain horseback trail rides in the Pike National Forest far from city streets 20 minutes (5.8 miles) up historic Old Stage Road. Scenic and wildlife tours, special children's rides, wagon rides and group activities. Mountain cabin rentals. Snacks and drinks for sale.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“hour ride” (36 reviews)
“dirt road” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6620 Old Stage Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-8713
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+1 719-448-0371
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from my 1.5 hour trail ride with Blevins leading the way! He did a great job of narrating the trail and the area. We only had 4 in our group so everyone could hear his excellent commentary. Horses were well trained and...More

Thank Linda J
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! I will be sure to share your lovely comments with Blevins. We are so glad you came!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried to go horseback riding here and found they have a 200lb weight limit. I would recommend a diet plan before you go. After that they referred us to the Terryall Ranch which isn't even opened at all this year for renovation. You would...More

2  Thank David L
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is true, our two hour ride does have a weight limit of two hundred pounds. We climb almost 1000 feet on that ride, and are trying to make it easier on the horse's backs after working hard on the trail. Our weight limit is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter is an avid rider and I am a reluctant rider. Our guide, Stephanie, did a great job sharing information about the area and anticipating anything that might concern us or the horses. It was a pleasant and peaceful ride in the mountains that...More

Thank Michele O
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with Stephanie. She will be delighted! We appreciate your taking the time out of your day to give us a review. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful setting for a trail ride. The scenery and trail were spectacular. The weather was perfect for our one-hour ride through the pines above Cheyenne Mountain. Horses were clean, gentle, and seemed to be well cared for. Two points: One, the 5...More

Thank tahkli71
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. We totally agree that the ride up is half the adventure, and is not for everyone. The road was built over a hundred years ago for the stagecoach and wagon traffic travelling to Cripple Creek during the gold rush. The...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took the two older kids (12 & 7) and left the baby with the grandparents. The guide was awesome and the route was pretty. They were great trying to make reservations for us. The only teeny tiny thing I'd mention JUST so you're aware...More

Thank Audra R
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We are glad you found the ride worth the trip up our unique road. We are so happy with our guides, horses and scenery. Now if we could make the road less of an adventure! We hope you will be back when the...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We spent 9 days in Colorado and this excursion was one of the best we did. Riding horses through the trails and with a great narrator was a wonderful experience. We had Tank and Ladybug and they behaved perfectly. We did the 1&1/2 hour ride...More

Thank George G
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Goodness. Such lovely comments. I am glad Tank and Ladybug did their jobs well for you. We are working around all this rain, but I must say, the forest has never been so filled with mushrooms and flowers. Thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that I've never ridden a horse and I was bit nervous, but when we arrived, the people there make made feel very comfortable and gave me a horse according to my past experience and my height and weight. I had...More

Thank Dnisse82
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you, and we love you! We really try to match the horse with the person and it is very rewarding to hear our efforts are working. Your comments mean so much. We love our "Bug" too. She always takes such good care of our...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This year on our vacation we decided to try a different company for a trail ride, so we tried Old Stage. So glad we did. It was so much more fun. To get there, it was a scenic drive, way out of town. They do...More

Thank Teri B
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write. We are so glad that you enjoyed what we lovingly have to offer. We love our horses and guides and are blessed with some of the best that mother nature has to offer. Please come...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We had a one hour ride with Blevins as our guide. It was wonderful! The whole family LOVED it!! Everyone who works there was helpful, and kind. We hope to come back and ride again someday, thank you Blevins!!

Thank Jennp878
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for making Blevin's day! We love our newly adopted son and are so glad you enjoyed the ride. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted to take our boys horseback riding while we were in Colorado Springs. Looked at several other stables online and found Old Stage Riding Stables. From the moment we called them they were very friendly! We have ridden through the Garden of the Gods...More

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Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Goodness! Such kind words! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We appreciate too, the encouragement to make the trip up our road. So glad your boys enjoyed your cowboy guide and we hope you will come back and see...More

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William H
24 March 2017|
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Response from Laurie Z | Property representative |
Seven year olds are tricky. If you feel the child has the ability, with instructions, to control the horse, then we can all go together. If the child is small for their age or timid, they might have trouble steering and... More
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acaldwellape
23 December 2016|
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Response from Laurie Z | Property representative |
We are happy to make a reservation and if the sun shines and the trails are good, we can ride. It is possible, but weather plays a big part. If we can't ride, we can help with back up ideas. Thank you for writing, and if... More
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Becki C
28 November 2016|
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Response from Laurie Z | Property representative |
Hi there, I'm afraid it is the same weight restriction throughout the year. February is a tough month, weather wise, so most activities are closed or only open on weekends. Garden of the Gods and Royal Gorge are always... More
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