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Trails End Horse Adventures

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53435 E End Rd, Homer, AK 99603-9671
+1 907-235-6393
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This ain't no simple trail ride son!

Ok this trail ride is great because it's truly a trail ride and not some pumped petting zoo walk... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2014
Matt P
,
Nashville, Tennessee
Inexpensive for four hours of riding, but boring for the experienced.

So here's the thing. For a novice rider, or one that hasn't ridden in a long time, four hours will... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2014
Jeanette H
,
Altamont, TN
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53435 E End Rd, Homer, AK 99603-9671
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

Ok this trail ride is great because it's truly a trail ride and not some pumped petting zoo walk around the park. And it's not some dude ranch out in Arizona. Mark was our guide and he took us down a cliff and into the...More

4  Thank Matt P
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

So here's the thing. For a novice rider, or one that hasn't ridden in a long time, four hours will leave you sore for days afterward. For an experienced rider like me, the duration didn't bother me, but the lack of variety did. From a...More

4  Thank Jeanette H
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

When I say "experience", I mean this is something that affects you in the most positive and beautiful way!! My family of 8 (ages 5 thru 50+, and some of which were visiting from Hawaii) went on a beautiful ride down a switchback and through...More

1  Thank Tracy K
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

I have been on a few different trail rides from Hawaii to Arizona and this was by far my favorite. As other reviews have mentioned Mark is very knowledgeable and shares stories about the history of Homer on the ride. The trail ride starts at...More

Thank Whitney S
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Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

As all other reviewers have noted, Mark is professional, knowledgeable, and above all else very entertaining. My in-laws came to visit us in Fritz Creek and this was the highlight of their trip to Alaska. The views are spectacular and Mark is full of interesting...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

We are on a one year ride across America on our motorcycle. The ride with Mark was definitely one of the top three things we have done. The scenery is amazing, the day went so fast. We will definitely ride again if we ever make...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

We had a great day with Mark. He answered all our "Living in Alaska" questions and kept us entertained the whole day. The views CANNOT BE BEAT!!! If you are headed to the Homer area make sure you give Mark a call (in advance, he...More

1  Thank Mike N
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Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

If you miss this in Homer, you've missed one of its best treasures! Mark is a professional, personable and deeply knowledgable Homer resident who will take you on one of the most beautiful tours of your life. He was very good working with both locals...More

2  Thank Jmg901
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

My daughter was initially reluctant to visit Alaska (who knows why but she always groans about outdoorsy activities). She does, however, love horses and had started riding at 7---a trip that included a chance to go on a trail ride couldn't be all that bad....More

Thank teachermomVirginia
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

2 daughters and Dad had an AMAZING 5-6 hrs with Mark! He has 13 gorgeous horses, a Border Collie named Alyeska that ran the entire 13 mile ride thru rivers in the Valley and up a 700 ft switchback / breathtaking views and fabulous ride...More

Thank BD81761
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dolphindream4
21 January 2018|
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Response from mlthackerson | Reviewed this property |
Mark will take great care of you! The ride was several hours and we were definitely sore the next day though. The horses could handle themselves and didn't require any special skill to ride.
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Michael M
16 February 2017|
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Response from CalmRiver15 | Reviewed this property |
No! I left Mark a message in March for a tour date mid-August, and he was already booked for my first choice date! I did not hear from him Memorial Day weekend, so I called back the first week of June. He said I was on his... More
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Marie W
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Leave a voice mail with requested dates and a good voice call back number. 907-235-6393
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