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A Wonderful Trail Ride with a Great Host

We ended up being the only two riders today, so the owner (Jean) took us on a nice, leisurely tour... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
MacTexas
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Woodbridge, Virginia
Check your reflection

If you can't tell if you are stressed, just go on a trial ride and feel the tension release. The... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
JMac26_2
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Guided Trail Rides available with advance reservations. Children must be 10 years of age and a 250lb weight limit.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5305 Marriott Ln, The Marriott Ranch Bed and Breakfast, Hume, VA 22639-1750
+1 540-364-3741
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We ended up being the only two riders today, so the owner (Jean) took us on a nice, leisurely tour of the sprawling Marriot Ranch. It was a beautiful day, and incredibly relaxing. The horses were well mannered, and the ranch has a wide variety...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

If you can't tell if you are stressed, just go on a trial ride and feel the tension release. The empathetic horses reflect your energy so you can take their reflection as a cue to take a breath. Staff and facility are great and make...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Wanted to surprise my girlfriend (an experienced horse rider) with a trail ride at Marriott Ranch. As a first time rider myself, I couldn’t have pictured a better experience. Jean (owner) took us on a personal trail ride and explained the ins and outs of...More

Thank Logan C
Reviewed 10 October 2017

hubs & I went w/daughters and nieces. Jean, the stable mgr, is very personable and welcoming (so important in a customer-facing job). it was as gorgeous fall (hot) day. great ride thru meadows, streams, hills with some cattle spotting- so relaxing! i was hoping to...More

Thank terrdeter
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We love the Marriott Stables! This trip we participated in the cattle drive - an all--day experience that provided the best of both worlds: horseback riding in the beautiful Virginia mountains, AND a gourmet cowboy lunch! Everything was well organized and Jean, the barn manager,...More

Thank CapChaos
Reviewed 5 November 2016

People were very friendly and trail was interesting but not exciting. It was a beautiful day so the scenery was spectacular. Horses were well-behaved, well trained. It was a very relaxing ride.More

Thank Deb P
Kelley M, Director of Sales at Horseback Riding Trail RIdes, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you Deb for your review. We are fortunate to have a great herd of horses for our guests. I love anytime in the saddle as well to unwind. Hope you can return in the spring, that is my favorite time of the year here....More

Reviewed 29 September 2015

My family and I have ridden at the Marriott Ranch for years, taking custom rides, participating in cattle drives, and the classic "nose-to-tail" rides (girl scout troop.) We have loved every single one of them. The horses have always been well matched to the ride...More

Thank b4dponies
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

It's a shame that liability makes it too risky for many stables to offer trail rides. A little competition might improve the friendliness of the guide. But the 90 min ride itself was fine. The scenery here was beautiful! Butterflies everywhere. The Marriott horses are...More

Thank TravelerMom492
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We enjoyed the $45 dollar, 90 minute ride led by a genuine and very nice/helpful guide. The trail was enjoyable and included wooded trails, pastures with longhorn cattle, and creek crossings. Overall, fun and definitely worth the price! Great time, looking forward to coming back!

Thank Miguel G
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Agreed the reception was a little grizzly but the trail guides, especially Megan, were pleasant and chatty. The horses are well behaved for even the most inexperienced rider. I found the ride to be well worth the $.

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