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Happy Trails Walking Horses

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An experience to remember

I've always wanted to horseback on the beach. I'm glad I found this business. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oxford, Pennsylvania
Great Beach Ride with grandkids!

This was so much fun! Two of our grandchildren were in town staying with us for a week and our 10... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
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Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32035
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is literally just a walk on the beach, almost to the pier and back again. There was no history lesson about Amelia Island or much info. given about the horses. The guide seemed “done” by the time the 7 pm ride came around and...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always wanted to horseback on the beach. I'm glad I found this business. The guide was friendly, knowledgeable and his young little helper (whose job was to pick up the horse droppings on the beach as we walked) was a sweet gal. Never complained...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

This was so much fun! Two of our grandchildren were in town staying with us for a week and our 10 year old granddaughter had told us she'd always wanted to go horseback riding on the beach. So we booked with Happy Trails because of...More

Thank pjmc56
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took their beach ride on Tennessee Walkers (with the proprietor as guide, no less), and were glad to get back with no one injured or killed. No exaggeration. There was one additional couple (man was not very experienced, woman was experienced)....More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This was on my bucket list forever ...I have one daughter who rides and has also wanted to try this and another daughter who was pleasantly surprised that she enjoyed it! Stan was a pleasure and the horses beautiful and calm, all mares and they...More

Thank Dannyelle C
Reviewed 20 July 2018

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our ride. The horses were well groomed and in good condition. I stayed at a comfortable pace while my daughter and her friend galloped.

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I ask for a calm slow horse. I had to hold back on mine the entire ride because he was trying to run. Worker was not engaged with the riders. Beach was too congested with cars and people. Our ride was cut way short of...More

Thank Rachel H
Stan P, Owner at Happy Trails Walking Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

With all the great reviews we get I am surprised you didn't enjoy your ride. We always mention when asked that you are on the horse for an hour, but that doesn't mean the ride is an hour as we do give a brief lesson...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

I cannot say there was one single thing I liked about this $100.00 horse back ride. Bad horse. Worker used cuss words in talking to us. Only one worker rode along with us but stayed in front and did not engage with the riders. Our...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time thanks to our guide Debbie and the super well trained horses. We had a wide range of riders, from first timers to experienced riders, and everyone had a blast. Plus Debbie got some awesome photos and videos to boot.

Thank AlexBJax
Stan P, Owner at Happy Trails Walking Horses, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 14 March 2018

Awesome experience! Star, Brie and Coin were troopers! Beautiful horses and patient with us. Highly recommend. Loved doing this on the beach!

Thank Kathleen U
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20 August 2016|
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Response from CarlosR58free | Reviewed this property |
Exactly what Kasey L said. But I would add to get the 8am ride so you get fresh horses. that's 'cause they have an 8, 9 and 10 am rides and they use the same horses.