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Harvard City Riding Stables

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Awesome ride up the mountains

Had a great time with Phillip and Davis on the 2 hour Mt Princeton trip, horses were great, guides... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Nick O
Kansas City, Missouri
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Excellent ride, good horses, and nice wranglers

My family of four and my best friend and his wife went on a two hour ride this week. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
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20360 County Road 306, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9523
+1 719-966-9395
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with Phillip and Davis on the 2 hour Mt Princeton trip, horses were great, guides were great, my kids loved it and we'd do it again.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My family of four and my best friend and his wife went on a two hour ride this week. The staff was really good. Neither one of my boys had ridden before and they helped them get use to guiding a horse. The ride was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Grandsons (7&9) really enjoyed the 2 hour trail ride. Crossing streams, going up the mountain, the ride had a bit of everything you would like in a trail ride. The horses and equipment were in very good shape.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hal4408
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

On August 3, 2017 our group of senior women were taken on a trail ride. Our guide was riding "Max" . She stated that she had never ridden him before. She had a great deal of difficulty with him and had to lead him on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Diana G
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We did a 2 hour ride one afternoon last week. First off, the staff was very helpful and Jill (our guide) did a great job in costumer service. The ride goes through pine forest, aspen groves and crossed a creek 2 times. We went to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My 12 year old daughter and I joined another family on a 2 hour ride. Beautiful scenery. We had to wait for the rain to pass before starting but thankfully the weather was perfect for the ride. The horses were great with river crossings and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Laurie K
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I spent a week in Buena Vista and enjoyed every second of it but the horseback riding was the highlight for me. I was raised on a horse farm in the Midwest and trained horses professionally for several years, however, this was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank almas83
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We booked the 2 hour horseback ride in conjunction with a white water rafting trip through Noah's Ark. The family was split as to whether they liked rafting or riding more! We have gone on numerous rides before. I usually try to book one horseback...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kellybE3806KO
Reviewed 30 June 2017

My daughter, sister, and I recently took a riding tour of the Collegiate Peaks area of Buena Vista, CO with Harvard Riding Stables. The route was beautiful as we crossed creeks and climbed and descended the mountains through pine and aspen forests using a section...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

I would love to give 5 stars because I did enjoy the riding experience but there were a couple of issues so I'll make it a 4 star and explain myself. First of all the place is very hard to find. They tell you not...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Judy P
23 July 2016|
Response from Joe B | Property representative |
Please call the stables at 719-966-9395 for availability. Thank you.
10 July 2015|
Response from Larry P | Reviewed this property |
I am guessing you cannot, but I would call them to ask. There may be liability issues if you are not using their horses. But like I said, call them and ask. Their horses were outstanding. Very responsive. I was on a retired... More