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Jesse James Riding Stables

#5 of 14 things to do in Cave City Features Animals
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-9207
+1 270-773-2560
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Horse riding at affordable prices

This 1 hour riding at 18 dollars is a good deal. A scenic trail and options for more strenuous ride... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Louisville, Kentucky
via mobile
great for the whole family

The guys at the riding stables are great. we bought tickets to ride the horses last summer and we... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2016
wanda n
Castalian Springs, Tennessee
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3057 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-9207
+1 270-773-2560
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This 1 hour riding at 18 dollars is a good deal. A scenic trail and options for more strenuous ride makes it a bargain. Two miles off interstate 65 at Cave City exit.

Thank Riiick1954
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The guys at the riding stables are great. we bought tickets to ride the horses last summer and we got rained on during the ride and so the other outdoor attractions were shut down. we didn't have the time to wait out the rain so...More

Thank wanda n
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

I am an experienced equestrian with horses of my own. As a general rule, I do NOT partake in any type of nose-to-tail rides like this, but I was talked into joining a group of friends. I was already alarmed when I arrived at the...More

3  Thank lkm0903
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I absolutely loved this place. It was the first time my children had rode a horse by themselves. The horses were extremely gentle and the guide took the time to explain everything they needed to know. Our guide was named Mitchell and he was just...More

1  Thank sandjmommy
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

I haven't ridden a horse in a long, long time. This was a great family experience! My teenage daughters first time. She has Horse allergies and it was her request to go for a ride. So we loaded her up with her meds and spent...More

5  Thank Nantieau
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I am director of a high school group of 35. We had just visited Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. A horse riding experience was a great choice to follow up, and all those at Jesse James provided a WONDERFUL experience. The horses are clean...More

Thank winstonbeden
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Great horses, great tour guide for our half hour tour. Only thing we wish we would've gone, it to go again before our trip ended!

Thank elizabethwatkins53
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We did a 2 hour ride with Josh, he didn't talk a lot but that was fine because we were looking at all the beauty around us. Our family was the only one doing the 2 hour ride, we started going up a big hill...More

Thank 32family
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We loved our hour ride at the stables! Our cowboy guide with the pretty blue eyes was fantastic! We can tell he absolutely loves the horses and loves what he does. He was entertaining ,laid back but still had his watchful eye on everyone on...More

Thank Tat2girl88
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We did a half hour horseback ride. My children are 5, 9, and 11. The horses were very calm and gentle. My son wanted his to gallop, but he didn't, and I was kind of glad because we are not experienced riders. Our guide was...More

Thank Jessica E
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22 March 2016|
Response from Tactikat | Reviewed this property |
If I recall correctly, there is a weight limit of 250 lbs per person (one to a horse).
Patty S
28 May 2015|
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Response from Patricia F | Reviewed this property |
We made reservations in the Mammoth Cave National Park Sunset Terrace. It is like a old style motor-lodge/motel. Comfortable, clean, and quiet... with a fridge/microwave. *(no Wifi, or much TV- to the disappointment of my... More
allen m
29 January 2015|
Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Per their website I think they are only open March to November: