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Smoky Mountain Riding Stables

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Address: Highway 321, East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Sweet horses and great guide

I just took my daughter, who has autism, on her first ever trail ride at the stable and it was a great experience. The place is pretty straightforward without a lot of touristy... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
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Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I just took my daughter, who has autism, on her first ever trail ride at the stable and it was a great experience. The place is pretty straightforward without a lot of touristy stuff some of the other ranches have and the girl behind the counter was super friendly. The horses were sweet and well mannered, Billy, our guide, was... More 

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I, my daughter, and grand daughter took the 45 min. ride during the middle of the day. There are no reservations, so first come. We only waited a short time for our guide and mounts. They adjusted the stirrups for us and gave rudimentary instructions like, hold on to the reins, lean forward uphill, backward downhill, and follow the guide.... More 

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

I use to guide out in Colorado.. years ago , brought back good memories and a good two (2) hour Ride.. saw deer, turkey and a lot of streams .. very good easy horses to ride for all the family

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Thank Dee M
United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had a blast on our 1.5 hour ride. Funny guide with great stories and just an overall nice guy. He really made the ride fun for us. Horses are well taken care of and well-mannered.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This was an overall excellent experience, but mainly because we had a great tour guide. They took photos of you before and after and offer these for purchase and this was a nice option. NO selfie sticks allowed. There was a grumpy old man who handled the horses who was rude to us which we did not appreciate and if... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Overall a fun experience for all. Aside from the grumpy dude that helped us get on/off the horses it was a good overall experience. Beautiful scenery.

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St. Augustine, Florida
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our riding experience. We did have to wait 15 min which wasn't a big deal. The scenery was beautiful! "Dave" our guide was great and friendly. The elder gentleman was rude and impatient.... and it if weren't for him we would have rated it a 5

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Smokey mountain riding stables went beyond our expectations. I can't remember our guides name, but he was very nice and easy to talk to. The horses were very tame and well trained, I was never nervous while riding them. I would highly suggest this stable, we will definitely be going back.

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Pekin, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This was a lot of fun! Everyone was extremely friendly. We did the hour and a half ride. Neither my husband or myself were experienced riders and did fine. There was some steep spots but the horses are so well trained and know the path so well I never felt uncomfortable. We also saw a bear which is something I... More 

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Ohio
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We ride all over the country and in the islands. Besides Flagstaff Hitching Post stables I would rank this as the no#2 ride and it only cost $25. It's affordable so you can take a family. The scenery was beautiful and also saw three deer. Very well run Highly recommend

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