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Big Red Stables

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My adult daughter and I took a sunset trail ride with Drew, one if the owners of the 250 acre farm... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Very Real Riding

This was an amazing experience & a very real and beautiful setting. I have never had such an... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Laura M
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“trail riding”(2 reviews)
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1605 Jackson Pike, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9197
+1 502-330-8798
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 October 2014

My sister and I took a 2-hour private ride at Eagle's Nest. We both ride, but don't have our own horses. Emily and Drew were wonderful and informed guides, and our horses were beautiful and fit. A lot the the trails were wooded, but we...More

2  Thank Pam G
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We didn't have an appointment. They had stop giving horse rides because they a "commitment". We drove 2 hours. But that was ok. What got to me was that she seemed a little anxious with us. We did not "look" like the typical family from...More

3  Thank Kenyatte M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My adult daughter and I took a sunset trail ride with Drew, one if the owners of the 250 acre farm. Drew was our very knowledgeable, kind and patient guide. He let my daughter help get the horses ready with grooming and tacking. She even...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing experience & a very real and beautiful setting. I have never had such an experience. We’re here in KY on our honeymoon, my husband & I have rode several times, however, this was the most amazing ride. Also, very friendly &...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and i went for a morning ride at the Big Red Stables. Emily and Drew are super welcomming, nice and helpful. The horses are in fine condition and we had a fun and lively experience. The best way to see Kentucky country side!

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

My daughter and I decided at the last minute to do a short trip. We contacted Big Red Stables and Drew was able to offer us a ride even with such short notice. By asking a few questions about our riding experience, he picked the...More

1  Thank Tessa P
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I'm an experienced rider, having competed in shows as a child. I wanted to take my boyfriend to a place where you don't get that basic "head to butt" trail ride experience, but also have a bit more fun in it. Big Red fulfilled and...More

Thank Allison G
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is REAL riding - not the typical nose to butt slow riding which is what the majority of trail riding establishments are no matter where you are in the country. Everyone there was fabulous and professional and most of all FUN. Lots of galloping...More

Thank CSIMelissa
Reviewed 11 April 2018

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
Emily D, Manager at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

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

Reviewed 8 April 2018

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

Thank Neil A
Reviewed 7 April 2018

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

1  Thank rooster4life
Emily D, Manager at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

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

Reviewed 23 March 2018

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

1  Thank Christen M
Emily D, Manager at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

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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15 June 2018|
Response from MVimont | Reviewed this property |
She is about a thirty minute drive from Lexington!
Autumn C
26 July 2015|
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.