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Big Red Stables

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1605 Jackson Pike, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9197
+1 502-330-8798
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Best Experience Ever

This was an incredible experience. Emily and Drew were by far the nicest people. Their horses were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danny F
Amazing Sunset Horseback Ride in Bluegrass Country

What an absolutely incredible experience we had with Big Red Stables for a sunset ride through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neil A
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Ride a horse in the heart of central Kentucky. Open year round BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Sunset rides on the farm April-October. We also hire horses for off-site riding at Shaker Village and Eagles Nest. 12 year old minimum age limit and 225 lbs. maximum weight limit.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1605 Jackson Pike, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9197
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+1 502-330-8798
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an incredible experience. Emily and Drew were by far the nicest people. Their horses were all wonderful, and there farm was beautiful. It was a speechless experience, and my family and I had an amazing time. We will definitely be back for sure....More

Thank Danny F
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Emily D, Manager at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you. We so enjoyed taking your family out horseback riding, and look forward to seeing you out again when you are back in Kentucky! Have a good day, Emily

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an absolutely incredible experience we had with Big Red Stables for a sunset ride through Bluegrass Country! From the moment we arrived, Drew made us feel completely at home with his horses. After a brief but detailed lesson on the basics of horse riding,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Emily was so kind to us! Flew up from Florida early in AM, rented car and headed to Big Red Stables! Emily gave us individual attention and was very caring to my 15 year old daughter. She took us on a free range, long country...More

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Emily D, Manager at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for including us in your daddy/daughter adventure. Hope to see you again when you are back in Kentucky. Safe travels! Emily

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Emily and Drew are very accommodating people and their farm is wonderful. They have a horse paradise on 200 acres of the most beautiful land I have seen. My pals and I visited Kentucky to horseback ride and our trail ride was peaceful, beautiful, and...More

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Emily D, Manager at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to ride with us. We would love to see you and your friends out again when you are back in the area. Best regards, Emily

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best riding experience I’ve ever had. I am a novice rider and some people were riding for the first time and we all had a really great experience. Emily gives you highly individualized attention, Drew is fun, supportive and helpful. the horses are lively...More

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Emily D, Manager at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We loved having your family out to ride and hope it is a memory of a lifetime for you. Come back and visit when you are back in Kentucky ! Emily

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I go on a lot of horse riding trips and this was one of my favorites. The Shaker trail was so beautiful, the horses reliable and fun and our guides great company. I enjoyed every moment.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did an hour ride with Drew. We have been on many trail rides but this was not like the rest. We had always wanted a true riding experience and this was it! Drew said their rides are tailored to the customer,...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I are total novices, Drew the instructor was so nice & helpful to tell us what we should be doing & how we should ride the horse. We went on a trail ride with Drew and he had great stories and information...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I was surprised with a trip to Big Red Stables for my birthday present from my fiancé Chris.Emily and Drew were awesome and the ride couldn’t have been any better. The scenery was just beautiful and the horses were a blast. We can’t wait to...More

Thank Cindy O
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

My Husband and I rode with Emily and Drew last weekend. We had an awesome time. I am an experienced rider and my husband is a moderate rider. For me most trail horses are pokey and boring "Not these". We rode through beautiful pastures of...More

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Emily D, Manager at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you Cindy. We loved having y'all out to ride and look forward to seeing you out again. Have a good day, Emily

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Autumn C
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Response from carolkSanFrancisco | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to have any experience, she will take you riding around her farm which is big. You'll have to call for the price, but it's not very much.
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