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Dead Broke Farm

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6921 Wildlife Trl, Raleigh, NC 27613-5687
+1 919-596-8975
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Not organized.. horses not trained

I am a very experienced rider and own a horse farm myself. I went with a group of beginners here... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2015
Valerie M
,
Staley, North Carolina
If you value your SAFETY, do not go here!

Do NOT go here if you care about your SAFETY and if you are "inexperienced." Dead and Broke... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2015
Serena K
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Durham, North Carolina
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Dead Broke Farm has a 110 acres of wood trails and more than 75 horses for all experience levels.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
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“summer camp” (76 reviews)
“she loves” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
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6921 Wildlife Trl, Raleigh, NC 27613-5687
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"summer camp"
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"she loves"
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"horseback riding"
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"camp experience"
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"great camp"
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"great summer"
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"long summer"
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"learning how"
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"great ride"
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"new friends"
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"laid back atmosphere"
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

I am a very experienced rider and own a horse farm myself. I went with a group of beginners here who wanted a nice relaxing trail ride. It was definitely not the relaxing enjoyable ride we had hoped for. The best part of the experience...More

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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2015

Valerie, this is Carla, the owner of Dead Broke Farm. My horses are well trained, and in 11 years, I have never had a horse bolt or rear with a customer on it's back. And your horse couldn't have bolted since the lead guide never...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2015

Do NOT go here if you care about your SAFETY and if you are "inexperienced." Dead and Broke indeed. The title of the ranch alone should be your first warning. You will either leave there Dead or Broke. First problem: We encountered was the staff...More

6  Thank Serena K
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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2015

This is Carla, the OWNER of Dead Broke Farm. I take customer feedback seriously, so I'd like to share my side of the story. I knew you'd post a review. I'm just surprised it took you a week to do it. In my opinion, your...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2015

After reading many reviews ranging from 1 star to the highest praise, I was curious as to what I should expect for this western riding farm conveniently located near my home. I decided to book a 30-minute "pony ride" for my 4-year old daughter. I...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

I planned a ride for 17 family and friends for my birthday. Carla was great. The farm could easily accommodate a group our size and she gave us a great discount! Unfortunately we got rained out and had to re-schedule. Our group shrunk to 4...More

Thank StokesinRaleigh
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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

Thanks so much, Ms. Stokes, for taking the time to post your opinion of our farm. I'm glad you all enjoyed your ride. The picture you posted of Fabio is great. Would you mind sending it to me? My email address: ride@deadbrokehorsefarm.com.

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

My 11 year old daughter spent two weeks of camp here during track out. She thoroughly enjoyed her experience on the farm. In particular, the attention and enthusiasm and entertainment she received from Stephanie during the rides and even during the rain when they could...More

Thank Jill P
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Dead Broke Farm offers a great summer camp. My daughter has enjoyed it so much she is considering becoming a volunteer at the farm this year. We have also held a birthday party at the farm and was a great experience. The staff does a...More

Thank Monica D
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

My daughter loved this camp and did not want to leave each day at pick up. She got to be outside all day, ride horses, and assist with other animals. It is very laid back and reminded me of the fun days visiting grandparents at...More

Thank Michele M
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

My daughter has a love for animals and as a single father in Raleigh, I was searching for something other than the normal summer day camps filled with just arts and crafts and minimal physical activity. This camp is amazing. My daughter has learned so...More

Thank BrandonandChloe
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

My 11-year old son attended this camp over his spring track out and insisted that we register him for the summer. He is attending camp for 2 weeks. The staff is fantastic. He is having a great time and learning so much about responsibility and...More

Thank Kathleen J
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

The farm offers track out camps and we sign our daughter up as often as we can. The kids are outside all day. The guides and volunteers are great with them. Kids get to interact with horses in a safe environment. Plus they have a...More

Thank Diane M
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nlevy704
23 July 2017|
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Response from Carla C | Property representative |
Ages 5 and up. We've had teens as old as 18 attend our camp because it's a good deal for the amount of horseback riding they get and the time they get to spend working with the horses. We've even had a grandmother and a... More
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Susan H
29 June 2016|
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Response from Carla C | Property representative |
Your choices will be determined by your granddaughter's age. How old is she?
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Alyxis B
11 November 2015|
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Response from mdarch | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that's correct. They do offer 1 hour and 2 hour trail rides, but the child must be 6 years old to ride alone for the trail rides, so that's how my 4 year old ended up on the pony ride since she wanted her own horse.
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