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Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours

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Address: #1 Horse Run, Terlingua, TX 79852
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+1 432-371-3064
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Guided Horseback Trail Rides, hourly, 1/2 day w Lunch, All Days, Overnight...

Guided Horseback Trail Rides, hourly, 1/2 day w Lunch, All Days, Overnight camping trips, Big Bend Natl' & State Park. 28+ years in operation.

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Lajitas Stables-3 Hr Ride

The view from the mountain top was fabulous. And, the service provided by our guide was superior. However, I do not recommend this ride for novices. This is a three-hour ride... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Lajitas tour. The views were awesome and our guide and horses were enjoyable. I've had some experience riding horses over the past 40 years, but this ride was way beyond my experience level and comfort zone! The terrain was rugged and 3 hours on a horse is a long time, even with breaks!! Next time I would... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

We have to agree that the views from the saddle at the Lajitas Stables ride are hard to beat. And we pride ourselves on our guides and horses; all exceptionally trained! We are sorry if the ride was a bit above your skill level. We've find that when booking online, we aren't 'there' in person (so to speak) to assist... More 

Carlsbad, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the mountain top was fabulous. And, the service provided by our guide was superior. However, I do not recommend this ride for novices. This is a three-hour ride over some rugged mountain terrain. Ride at Big Bend instead if you are a novice or cautious person.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

We have to agree that the views from the saddle at the Lajitas Stables ride are hard to beat. And we pride ourselves on our guides and horses; all exceptionally trained! We agree, that the ride at Lajitas Stables can be more physically and visually (heights) challenging and a ride at the Big Bend Stables would be better suited to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on the two hour sunset ride at Big Bend Stables. My previous horse riding experience was minimal, but that was not a problem. My guide, Haley, was very knowledgeable and helpful throughout the ride. My horse was very well behaved and easy to handle. Horseback riding is a great way to explore the unique landscape. I thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

The 2 hour Sunset ride is one of our most popular rides. So glad you noticed the quality of seeing the Big Bend from the horseback trail because it is certainly the most classic way to do so! Thank you for the rave review. More 

Lake Jackson, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the half day trip with lunch. Our guide, Haley, was terrific. Very knowledgeable and patient. The horses were wonderful. Try to get Zeus...he has personality galore...I was giggling at him by the end!!! Food was delish! I would definitely make plans to ride if down in the area.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

You guys 'LOOKED' like you where having fun! And thank you so much for the kind words. Zeus has always been popular. See y'all next time! More 

Kaufman, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Our guide, Kellie was so nice and professional. She easily showed those of us who had never been on a horse how to ride. The horses were great and the ride was beautiful. this was really a great experience.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

So Glad! You had a good ride. Kellie is a jewel! Look forward to riding with you guys again! More 

Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

my husband and i had a great 2 hour ride with Joe - it was a wonderful time Joe pointed out interesting things along the way the old mining area the golf course area - he pointed out different desert plants and talked about the natural surroundings - he even layed his guitar and sang Christmas on the range for... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

What a treat to hang out with "Joe" on your ride. Thank you very much for the wonderful review. WE hope you can join us again. More 

New Waverly, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lajitas stables were easy to work with to get our trip scheduled. They even accommadated a last minute change to our party of 6. Our guide, Javier was good. Our ride was not only beautiful but alittle challenging. The trails up in the state park are rocky and narrow but allow for fantastic scenery. Our party had experienced and first... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Always glad to accommodate changes and the needs of our guests. And, Javi is a jewel to horseback with! Thank you for sharing your experience and look forward to riding with you again! More 

Harker Heights, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We got started a little later than we were supposed to, but, our guide was very friendly and she did a good job of keeping everyone and their horses having a relaxing time. The ride was gorgeous and we loved our horses.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

So glad you had a good time riding with The Stables. Sorry about the late start; doesn't happen very often, but things do come up occasionally.We hope your next ride will be more prompt! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Armando was an excellent guide; he was concerned for the horses and clients but also cracked jokes and made it fun. Our lunch was absolutely delicious, but not exactly gourmet. The horses were great for less experienced riders like myself.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a great ride. Armando is one of our most experienced wranglers and yes he is a lot of fun. We hope to have you join us again the next time you are in the area. More 

Winnie, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We went on the sunset ride. We had never rode horses before and we were a little nervous but everyone made us feel good and safe. It was the kids favorite part of the whole trip.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Yea! Kids! That only goes to show that you'll have to come back and ride with us again. Thank you for the kind review. More 

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