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Oakland Heights Farm

#4 of 8 things to do in Gordonsville Features Animals
17110 James Madison Highway, Gordonsville, VA 22942
+1 540-832-3350
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Real Bull Riding - professional and amateur

We had a great time. This is on Route 15 between Orange and Gordonsville. Very much a community... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Palmyra, Virginia
via mobile
Great experience!

Nice, friendly staff. Informed us on the demeanor of the horses. My 12 yr old had never ridden so... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Wilmington, North Carolina
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17110 James Madison Highway, Gordonsville, VA 22942
+1 540-832-3350
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. This is on Route 15 between Orange and Gordonsville. Very much a community supported/supporting event. The 50/50 drawing benefits the local fire department. Food vendors are local activities. And there are a few other Tshirt, Belt buckle, hat vendors and...More

Thank CtheSea
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice, friendly staff. Informed us on the demeanor of the horses. My 12 yr old had never ridden so he enjoyed the low key experience. We would do again and recommend for a nice family experience.

1  Thank 561tammy
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was told already on the phone, that it is a pleasure ride - also for beginners. And so it was. Walking the horse up and down the mountain and the ride for $45.- per hour was over. For me it was a bit of...More

1  Thank Marion M
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Our inn-keeping arranged a large group ride (11 people) with David, and we really had a wonderful time. Although the ride itself was a little over an hour, it was a two-hour process because of orientation and the time it took to saddle everyone up....More

3  Thank JK4321
Reviewed 3 June 2016

After carefully reviewing Tripadvisor reviews, looking for a riding stable that took an ethical and humane perspective in animals, I decided upon Oakland Heights Farm based upon the positive reviews. I called David Lamb and made a reservation for a ride. My husband, daughter and...More

10  Thank ckulis
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We booked this through Chestnut Hill B&B. It was a very nice ride through the mountains. the horses are well mannered and trained. Very enjoyable short ride.

2  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 20 May 2015

After reading the TripAdvisor recommendation to go to Oakland Heights Farm for trail riding, we called David Lamb and made a reservation. The ride and setting was as wonderful as all of the reviews have explained. In fact my husband and I were the only...More

3  Thank RKTFL
Reviewed 7 March 2015

David and Sally Lamb are incredible horse people and love to share their love of horses with others. The horses are well trained and well cared for and the rides up the mountain are so much fun. If David is your guide, you will learn...More

Thank Shelley P
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Was in Charlottesville for a baseball tournament. Had an afternoon off. Found this place and called for a trail ride. They set up an extra ride for us ... Waited for us to arrive from c'ville. Put us on two nice horses and off on...More

1  Thank DanAndLubaAndJohn
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

If you like horses and riding this is the place. The trail riding is excellent. You can ride English or Western. The horses are quiet but not dull. David is as entertaining as he is informative. The facilities and the horses are all top quality....More

Thank Oskar_Baxter
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