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Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours

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Address: #1 Horse Run, Terlingua, TX 79852
Phone Number: +1 432-371-3064
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Guided Horseback Trail Rides, hourly, 1/2 day w Lunch, All Days, Overnight...

Guided Horseback Trail Rides, hourly, 1/2 day w Lunch, All Days, Overnight camping trips, Big Bend Natl' & State Park. 28+ years in operation.

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1/2 Day Ride was Sensational

Armando was an excellent guide; he was concerned for the horses and clients but also cracked jokes and made it fun. Our lunch was absolutely delicious, but not exactly gourmet... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Armando was an excellent guide; he was concerned for the horses and clients but also cracked jokes and made it fun. Our lunch was absolutely delicious, but not exactly gourmet. The horses were great for less experienced riders like myself.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a great ride. Armando is one of our most experienced wranglers and yes he is a lot of fun. We hope to have you join us again the next time you are in the area. More 

Winnie, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the sunset ride. We had never rode horses before and we were a little nervous but everyone made us feel good and safe. It was the kids favorite part of the whole trip.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Yea! Kids! That only goes to show that you'll have to come back and ride with us again. Thank you for the kind review. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Guide who know a lot of history, was a good rider, and cook. Also a good sense of humor. The horses were wonderful.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Sounds like you had it all! So glad you could join us. Do come back! More 

Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a half day ride with lunch. It had rained earlier in the morning so the desert smelled so fresh. The food was very good and the ride spectacular. Our wranglers were very knowledgeable and entertaining.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Awe!! The desert after a rain; what a treat! Thank you for joining us and so glad you had a good ride. Do come see us again! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a few things on our wish list at big bend and one was horseback riding. Our host recommended this place and we were incredibly pleased with our experience. Gaye in the office was great in figuring out how to fit us in last minute (our fault, not theirs) and exuded confidence that she would make it work-and she... More 

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Spring, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a half-day ride through the desert around Terlingua, TX and the outskirts of Big Bend National Park. Pretty cool desert scenery, saw some petroglyphs. The horses were well-behaved and bomb-proof. Our guide, Armando, had a very dry sense of humor. My only knock is that we didn't actually go into the National Park, but I admit this was... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for joining Big Bend Stables for your half day ride. We are pleased that you enjoyed your ride & believe me! If we 'could' ride in the Big Bend National Park, we surely would! We are very fortunate to be able to ride on adjoining properties that most equivalently represents much of the geology, culture and history that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

A great ride with lovely horses, and a knowledgeable and patient host. Highly recommend this for families, friends and couples.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Simply said! & Thanks! Y'all just simply come and see for yourselves! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went on a sunset horseback ride and it was great! Guides talked to us a lot throughout and once we got to the top, took our pictures with the awesome sunset behind us! Not to mention the horses are calm and mine a little stubborn :) Must do even if you have never been on a horse before! We... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Our guides are trained to put people and horses together! We attempt to never take a rider's experience level for granted at either end of the spectrum. It's wonderful to hear that our staff made you so comfortable. We look forward to your return! More 

Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wife and I took the 1/2 day lunch trip. One other couple joined us on the ride so a total of 5 that included Kelly who was our guide. Kelly did a great job with the group. My wife and I are more experienced horse people unlike the other couple that joined us. Kelly did a great job with all... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your ride! We are very proud of Kellie's (and all our guides') performances here at The Stables. And The Big Bend provides the rest! Come see us again! More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had an excellent time with Kelly - she was very professional and loved not only the horses but the nature she gets to work in. Had a blast - the scenery was amazing and the lunch was great. I got the opportunity to ride Indio and just loved him - we even took a selfie!!! We will come back... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

We LOVED your selfie with Indio!!! Thank you so much for the positive feedback. We hope you get to join us again and Kellie really appreciated being out with you as well! Have a great day and let's going riding again! More 

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