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Nookside Stables

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AMAZING PEOPLE AND HORSES

OMG, I love horses and so does my husband. I have been wanting to go for horse ride for quite a... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
The anonymous L
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Awesome horseback riding experience!

Awesome! Took my 12 and 6 year old to ride for the first time. One did the horse ride adventure and... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Jose A
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Nookside Stables is Lancaster's hosrseback riding adventure! We provide many outdoor activities throughout the year for individuals, families, and larger groups. Summer and fall activities include horse horseback riding, maze obstacle courses and...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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500 Landisville Rd, Manheim, PA 17545-9180
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+1 717-618-8178
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Most horseback places are fun if you have had experience. I certainly have NONE. My five kids (ages 8, 6, 4, 2 and a baby) had a blast at Nookside! My young kids took the most exciting pony rides through a little pony-ride-obstacle course --...More

2  Thank Justin R
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Great place for kids, young kids. Took our 13-year old grandson here to ride a horse for the first time---it was good for him, but lame/boring for us grandparents who have ridden before. They don't seem to have any programs/events for riding horses in the...More

2  Thank kenneths316
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

OMG, I love horses and so does my husband. I have been wanting to go for horse ride for quite a while now in Miami but never had a chance to because of the extremely hot weather, so when we travelled to Philadelphia (my husband...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Awesome! Took my 12 and 6 year old to ride for the first time. One did the horse ride adventure and the other did the pony ride. Both had an amazing time! The look on their faces was priceless. The horses are super friendly and...More

1  Thank Jose A
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Had a 6-year-old birthday party at Nookside this morning and it was absolutely perfect. Staff was excellent in communicating and preparing beforehand. Kids got to ride the best horse two times around a calm and fun obstacle course. Pizza and drinks were provided. Kids had...More

Thank Crystal M
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Nookside with our three small children (Age 5, 3, and an infant) for the pony ride adventure. We all did the cart ride which was a lot of fun. The pony did trot at times which the kids loved. Then the kids were...More

Thank newlyweds920
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The horses were beautiful and the guide was very friendly. However, we weren't allowed to even go in the barn to look at the horses, and our hour ride only consisted of a very small trail with various "obstacles." This definitely wasn't for anyone who...More

1  Thank Leah J
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Great place for kids, young kids. Took our 13-year old grandson here to ride a horse for the first time---it was good for him, but lame/boring for us grandparents who have ridden before. They don't seem to have any programs/events for riding horses in the...More

2  Thank kenneths316
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I took my sister for her birthday to Nookside Stables for the horseback riding trail ride. We both had a great time! Our leader took pictures of us throughout our ride and sent them to us both at the end of the ride. A major...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely a unique experience but an amazing one!! The staff is extremely friendly and know what they are doing. The horse I was on had been acting up a little (all horses have their bad days) but it wasn't an issue due to my experience...More

Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This ride is more of an obstacle course on horseback rather than a trail ride. The obstacles are easy and the horses are gentle and have done it many times before so it would be suitable for a beginner. I own a horse and ride...More

Thank tgussie
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Went for a 1hr ride on their farm. Very enjoyable experience. Our tour guide, Rachel, was wonderful! Highly recommend to the experienced rider and beginners too. Family friendly.

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flipbop651
4 July 2017|
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Response from NooksideStables |
Hi, yes our summer hours are Monday-Sat, closed Sundays. Our Horse Ride Adventure rates is $59 but check the homepage for weekday discounts. New to 2017 is our Pony Wagon Adventure! This is geared those in your group not... More
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1fuzzy
20 October 2016|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
The ride takes about an hour and I think they only allow 6-8 in a group. We had 5 in our group. You must wear close toed shoes but boots are not necessary. Our group wore sneakers. They provide a helmet and you must wear... More
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