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Jacob's Ranch

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Great Trail Ride through Zion Park!

We had planed for the three hour ride, all the group member had good riding experience both in Flat... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SmokeSignal1
Best Day Ever!!

We had an awesome moonlight ride the first night...thank you Michael (pronounced Michelle)!!! This... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
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We teach people how to love horses and let the horses, in return, trust the person before we ever put foot to stirrup. And, at the end of the day, we *guarantee* that your horse riding experience will be the most exciting, adventurous and...more
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530 State Route 9, Virgin, UT 84779-7726
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had planed for the three hour ride, all the group member had good riding experience both in Flat saddle and western. We met with Joshua at the open stables and as we were not part of the day trip, our horses were picked out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SmokeSignal1
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi SmokeSignal1, Thank you for sharing your through review with the other TripAdvisor Members, we are really appreciative that you were willing to share your experience with us. We are so happy that we were able to deliver that Once In A Lifetime ride that...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

We had an awesome moonlight ride the first night...thank you Michael (pronounced Michelle)!!! This entailed meeting the horses and becoming "Alpha" with them. Basically...after we became alphanized...the horses would follow us around. I thought that was pretty darn cool. Then, we went for a beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi Roam47411101568, Thank you for sharing your through review with the other TripAdvisor Members, we are really appreciative that you were willing to share your experience with us. We are so happy that we were able to deliver that Once In A Lifetime ride that...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

This was an absolutely amazing trail ride! They were so knowledgeable and patient! We loved everyone from Jackson who helped us book our ride, to Josh who helped us saddle our horses, Sheryl was a great help too, and Ivy on the trails with Josh...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Jacqui and Casey! Thank you so much for taking the time to share this review in the TripAdvisor Community, we very much appreciate the five-star rating! It sounds like you had a wonderful adventure with us, and we're so glad we were able to...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I’m from Illinois and I’ve horse-backed in Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah before, but have never had the care and experience that I got from Jacobs Ranch. My fiancé and I took the sunset adventure and every aspect from scenery (most important) to the horse...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ryan K
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Ryan, Thank you so much for your review. We do try to tailor our rides to meet the expectations of all our guests and we are so glad we lived up to or goal for you and your fiance. We're happy to hear how...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Had a great time - Jackson was very helpful setting up a time to ride - is always available - even late at night. He was very accommodating in getting me a horse that I really enjoyed riding. Our wrangler Michelle was a gem -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rickmlanc
cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Hi Rick! Thanks for this kind review, we're so glad you were able to have the Ride of Your Life with us and so happy to know that Michelle was a great guide and leader for you. We strive to provide our guests with a...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I had been horseback riding once before but it was sixteen years ago and my family had never been. When we arrived, we were waiting for others to show who were late. That was a bit disappointing because my husband had brought ammo to shoot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Hi Audra, Thank you kindly for this wonderful review. We are so pleased to know that your ride was an experience you will never forget. We are glad we could make your time with us an unforgettable one, and we are so happy to hear...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did the 3 hour ride with Joshua. We enjoyed the whole thing and loved that Joshua let us pick how we wanted to spend our time on the horses. Joshua was extremely knowledgeable and fun to talk to. The location of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Andrea! Thank you for bringing your perspective to our ride. It's one thing for us to bark about what an amazing time a guest will have and quite another for the guest to rave about an equestrian experience like no other. We're so happy...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

The weather was great, Ivy our wrangler was great. That little girl loves what she is doing and darn good at it. You get to pick your horse, bond with it, brush it and and saddle it. Must say not what I expected, the ride...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Hi Barbara! Thank you for sharing your ride experience with us and others TripAdvisor members. It's one thing for us to talk about what an amazing time a guest will have and quite another for the guest to rave about an equestrian experience like no...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

So, one week later we are still smiling and talking about how much fun we had on this ride. For those who’ve read my posts before, you’ll know that I got into horseback riding to spend more time with my wife. Lisa has been riding...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Howdy, Mark J You gave about as good an account of a day at our ranch as can be said. Folks look at us kind of funny when we tell them, usually before they book a day with us, "We guarantee that your horse riding...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

My 6 yo daughter and I went twice - April (full day ride) and June (moonlight ride). I have minimal riding experience and she had basically none; everything went flawlessly and we had an awesome time. The initial booking: be prepared to spend some time...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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cybercme, Public Relations Manager at Jacob's Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi MissLynnette! Thank you so much for visiting us again! We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your family enjoyed your ride! We're pleased to know that Chris provided you a safe and fantastic experience. We are glad you could see our...More

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kristens833
7 October 2018|
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Response from Mark J | Reviewed this property |
On a normal ride we’d tip $20 per person. For this one we had such a great time we gave him $100 in total.
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Heartlandlover
13 November 2015|
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Response from cybercme | Property representative |
Greetings, Heartland... Hey, we're outside Zion National Park; however, we take you through some of Utah's most amazing outback through plateaus, streams and trails that word can not do justice. As for prices, we'd love to... More
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Nancy H
10 November 2015|
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Response from JacobsRanch | Property representative |
one more thing, "Jacobs ranch guarantees the most exciting, adventurous, and informative horse experience of your life if we don't greatly exceed your expectations it's free" with that said there's too many details to talk... More
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