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BeachHorses

#3 of 48 Outdoor Activities in Bradenton Features Animals
8400 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209
+1 941-907-7272
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Lots of fun

My 16-year-old daughter and I took a trip to Bradington, Florida. We went horseback riding with... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
bethh260
SO MUCH FUN!

Bought rides for two teenagers...who couldn't stop raving about how much fun it was! Worth the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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This is one of the few place in Florida where you can legally ride your horse on a beach. The calm waters and flat sandy bottom of Palma Sola Bay make it possible to ride on a horse that is swimming. This is the birthplace of Horse Surfing™. Horseback riding on the beach, swimming with horses, and Horse Skiing™ . Reservations required.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“horse surfing” (43 reviews)
“beach ride” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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8400 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209
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+1 941-907-7272
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My 16-year-old daughter and I took a trip to Bradington, Florida. We went horseback riding with beach horses and had a great time. The horses were well cared for and friendly. They actually seem to enjoy being at the water. We will definitely do it...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bought rides for two teenagers...who couldn't stop raving about how much fun it was! Worth the price for a lasting and memorable experience. Well organized and safe activity...with extremely personable trainers for each horse & rider. Good information given prior to the ride. Delightful!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The experience was great.I was talking to one of the people who helped lead us around, (even if you are a very experienced rider you still have someone walking along side you on the beach) the lead was telling me that even though the website...More

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Thank jerseyiowa
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was very good and not horse crazy people. They were well educated and it was safe. It was a little expensive though.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was one of the coolest things ever for our family. A unique experience that you are not likely to get anywhere else! All of the staff were amazing! We got rained out on our original booking date but they got us in the next...More

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Thank Travis S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a one of a kind experience! A deffinate thing to do. The only thing that kept me from giving it 5 stars was the beach walk could have been longer. No one else lets you experience what they do!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lead horse was tired and at best was pissed to have a rider on at 320 pm. I had to pay 1200 for a 50 minute ride for seven plus tip. That's 1115 plus tip. It was fun but not at that price. The...More

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Thank C2659IZmikef
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so awesome the guides were kind and helpful. If you love horses this is worth it. If I ever had the chance to do it again I would. We did the sunset ride. Beautiful and with all the rain we had had it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday, my daughter and 3 granddaughters rode on the BeachHorses and had a wonderful time! They had an opportunity to ride on the beach and in Palma Sola Bay. They had a great time and were so pleased with all the help their guides provided....More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed by the leader I had. Daevon was a young man but he was able to work very well with a 50 year old woman (me) who was scared to death of falling off the horse. He was kind, compassionate, and knowledgeable....More

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Traci E
Do you ever run specials?
10 April 2017|
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Response from TimothyAMattox | Property representative |
Yes, but only if you live on the Virginia side of State Street. :-) Just kidding. Sometimes we offer special deals in the spring and fall.
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Jennifer L
I have a horse in Ohio and this looks fun! Do I have to be led or can I ride with the group on my own? following the group person in charge instead? and into the water?? It would just be me coming alone . I am on AMI Oct. 20 TO Oct. 28TH I am thinking about this but do not want to pay that price to be led around if you know what I mean. lol I am staying on Bridge st how far are you from that point? I have no car only a golf cart that week! thanks in advance!! Jen
11 October 2016|
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Response from Andi G | Reviewed this property |
For the ride on the beach, they only lead you as needed. The more experienced riders are allowed to canter a couple of times and the guides just hold back the beginning rider's horses. They pretty much have to lead you... More
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373dianems
What about alligators and snakes? Someone could be secure thinking about that?
15 July 2016|
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Response from TimothyAMattox | Property representative |
There are no alligators or snakes that we've ever seen in Palma Sola Bay. And in 10 years, we've never seen a shark either.
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