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Howell's Riding Stable

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Used to ride there 50 years ago. Not much has changed.

It's been 50 years since I last rode a horse out of Howell's barnyard with Thelma Lou leading the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Tom Z
Georgetown, Kentucky
Kids loved it

Took our kids here for our daughter's 4th birthday. The animals were well cared for and they were... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Raleigh, NC
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11 Sep 2016
“Used to ride there 50 years ago. Not much has changed.”
22 Jun 2016
“Kids loved it”
We are a 3rd generation family farm, that offers guided trail rides and hand-led pony rides. Relax on horseback while you take in beautiful Northern Michigan scenery and wildlife. We are open 7 days a week by appointment. Please wear long pants and...more
7902 Mullett Burt Rd, Cheboygan, MI 49721-9745
+1 231-238-9976
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

It's been 50 years since I last rode a horse out of Howell's barnyard with Thelma Lou leading the pack. They used to ride through my grandfather's land so we got to ride free once a week. It's like a trip to Jed Clampet's old...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Tom Z
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Took our kids here for our daughter's 4th birthday. The animals were well cared for and they were very friendly. They led the kids on the horses for about a 20-30 minute walk around the pasture. They had helmets for the kids to wear. My...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank RaleighNCTraveller
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

These horses are very well taken care of and are great for a trail ride. The guides are always very friendly. The entrance is somewhat rough looking - don't let that scare you off! We will return again next year.

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Amy J
Reviewed 28 August 2014

This was such a great time! Amanda, the guide, is so friendly and patient and it was such a great ride! The horses are very friendly and she has a knack and ability to pair people up with the right horse. Trail rides aren't generally...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank mhowenstein
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Our guide Amanda was wonderful; the trail through pastures, 150 year old apple orchards, oak forest and cedar forest was wonderful; our mounts Trooper and Raven were wonderful. A Great way to spend some time in northern Michigan.

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank tiamook
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Talk about a great place for a family adventure! We got our reservation time mixed up and arrived 2 hours early! The guides were getting ready to take a couple of friends out & asked them if we could join them. The guides had our...More

Date of experience: June 2013
6  Thank Billi W
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Family-owned stables and wooded property near Burt Lake. The stables are a series of small sheds that are in poor condition, but the 50+ horses are in fine condition. Family members or neighbors direct the riding sessions through open fields and heavily wooded sections around...More

Date of experience: September 2012
6  Thank Chris L
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