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Old Stage Riding Stables

#9 of 50 Outdoor Activities in Colorado Springs Features Animals
6620 Old Stage Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-8713
+1 719-448-0371
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Highlight of our trip!

We took the two older kids (12 & 7) and left the baby with the grandparents. The guide was awesome... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Audra R
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Louisburg, Kansas, United States
via mobile
Incredible Experience!!!! A Must Do.

We spent 9 days in Colorado and this excursion was one of the best we did. Riding horses through... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
George G
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San Antonio, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hour ride” (33 reviews)
“dirt road” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
6620 Old Stage Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-8713
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+1 719-448-0371
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Reviewed 2 days 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
Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 5 days ago 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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 4 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 days ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank 2xVet
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I booked a 2 hour horse ride and we had Blevins for our guide. We had such a great time and would definitely do it again! Every person we came in contact with was so friendly and welcoming and the drive up...More

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your ride! I will pass this on to Blevins. It will make his day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family had such a wonderful experience at the Old Stage Riding Stables! The staff are so friendly and the horses were well behaved! We visited on a Friday for our daughter's birthday. I called and made our reservation about two weeks in advance and...More

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

Your comments make us feel all warm and fuzzy. We are so lucky to have the place, staff and horses that enable us to try to give each family the individual attention they deserve. Thank you so very much for riding with us.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

This was my first horseback riding experience, and it simply could not have been better. The drive up from Colorado Springs is, as they tell you on the phone, half the adventure! Leave yourself plenty of time to make the ascent safely and comfortably. I...More

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

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We know our road can be a bit of a challenge, so thank you for making the trip! I will give Easy Breezy a hug and let her know you enjoyed her!

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Jordan gave us a memorable ride. They picked great horses for us as beginner riders. It was a beautiful morning and she took us on a scenic path that went all over the mountains- valleys- hills- peaks! It was a beautiful & relaxing ride that...More

1  Thank Tonya V
Laurie Z, Owner at Old Stage Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I will share your comments with Jordan. She loves it up here and it is always nice when people notice. Please come back! All the seasons are so very different. Thank you very much for writing!

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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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