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Vx3 Trail Rides

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Whoa, Smash!

Beautiful ride to Moses Cone mansion with Tim Vines leading and pontificating. Horses well-behaved... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Autumn S
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Moses Cone Trail Ride

Loved the ride yesterday. Brad &Tim are great and they are wonderful hosts throughout the ride. You... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sidney K
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See the North Carolina mountains like never before! Enjoy customized horseback riding in Moses Cone Memorial Park with experienced trail guide Tim Vines. 3 Hour ride on trustworthy horses with easy trails in Blowing Rock NC. Reservations required...more
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1 Bass Lake Drive / Moses Cone Park, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful ride to Moses Cone mansion with Tim Vines leading and pontificating. Horses well-behaved even for this senior rider with little-to-no experience. Tim patiently guided me with basic instruction as Smash tested me. Horses are obviously well-cared-for “fur babies.” Will do it again.

Thank Autumn S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the ride yesterday. Brad &Tim are great and they are wonderful hosts throughout the ride. You will feel at home, like you are riding with friends. Their horses were terrific, and makes an inexperienced rider feel at ease. Thanks Brad we will be back...More

Thank Sidney K
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've done trail rides before where you're treated like just another tourist, it takes an hour to get everyone on a horse, your horse only knows how to follow the horse in front of him/her, the guides are bored, and there's at least 20 of...More

Thank Kristine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our riding experience and loved my horse Smash. Nice little break at the Cone mansion to stop and stretch our legs. Look forward to riding again!

Thank Amber S
TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have made reservations three times with Vx3 trail rides and actually only have been able to go once, which was a great time. The next one, they left from a different venue, than we were told. The next one, there was a family emergency,...More

Thank ANNE G
TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review - sorry we had to cancel for the emergency, and also for the misunderstanding about where to meet me. Hope to see you again sometime soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tim is absolutely amazing and so are his horses. This isn't your typical boring "follow the leader" trail ride. His horses are so well trained, taken care of, and willing to have fun if the rider is comfortable enough and experienced. But at the same...More

Thank Katie S
TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed the ride. . . . look forward to another!

Reviewed 11 September 2018

The trail ride was supper easy to plan. VX3 was in touch with us several times before the day to confirm the time and day. I cannot say enough good things about VX3, Brad (our guide) and the horses. Brad was super patient with our...More

Thank Elida E
TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Glad you had such a good time . . . see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 September 2018

I went on a trail ride this past weekend with a group of girlfriends and we had the BEST TIME. The horses were sweet and well trained, and Brad was so accommodating. We had a first time rider in our group, and Brad made sure...More

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TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Vx3 Trail Rides was a wonderful experience. The horses were well trained and in beautiful condition. The owner is very friendly and knows his horses well. He matches the horse to the rider. He is also very knowledgable about the history of the area and...More

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TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Owner Tim Vines was our trail leader. He gave us a lot of local history and folklore regarding Moses Cone Park. The park is just beautiful. Tim's horses are well fed and in excellent condition. Highly recommend this trip.

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TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you! 🐴

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lauramariebyrnes
26 July 2018|
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Response from TimVines | Property representative |
If it is raining you can call to request to cancel your ride with 3 hours advance notice. Because i have to haul the horses into the park, i like to know prior to cleaning, saddling, and hauling. However, we can ride in... More
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Missy B
12 March 2017|
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Response from TimVines | Property representative |
Rides are approx 2.5 - 3 hour long, and cost is $100 per person. Children must be 7 or older. Let me know if you have more questions!
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OnAir628532
30 December 2016|
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Response from FrogsEar | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call Tim Vine The guide for his schedule
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