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Shenandoah Riding Center

#2 of 8 Outdoor Activities in Galena Features Animals
200 N Brodrecht Rd, Galena, IL 61036-8726
+1 815-777-9550
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Nice quiet ride

I took two rides while I was in the area. They were both nice quiet rides through a pretty area... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Burlington, Iowa
Lots of fun

My husband and I signed up for the intermediate ride( I probably should of went with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna M
Naperville, Illinois
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The Shenandoah Riding Center is a first-rate equine facility with a top caliber staff. Its location in The Galena Territory makes it unrivaled for scenic trails and tranquil beauty. From seasoned equestrians to beginning horse enthusiasts of all ages, we have something to offer for everyone! We are under new management effective January 1st, 2014 so please stop and see us and we will do our best to make your trip an awesome experience!
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200 N Brodrecht Rd, Galena, IL 61036-8726
+1 815-777-9550
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I took two rides while I was in the area. They were both nice quiet rides through a pretty area. The horse were well behaved and looked good. The facility was big and looked well taken care of. The staff was friendly and had everything...More

Thank AmberYetter
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I signed up for the intermediate ride( I probably should of went with the beginners,haven't rode in a while) They were very nice and helpful with my nervousness. Our guide was great,trails were good.It was a good time.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We headed out first thing (9am) on a Saturday morning. Our guide had the horses saddled and ready to go. We not only had a chance to wind our way through the clumps of forest but got a history lesson on how the Galena Territory...More

Thank I2947RHgregb
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The weather definitely changed our plans, but Shenandoah was super accommodating. They rescheduled us for the next morning, had everything prepared and definitely dealt with the drama of our group like a bunch of champs. The horses were super chill and had their own sense...More

1  Thank Tessa S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great intermediate ride with Jessie. She was fun and down-to-Earth which made for a great ride. The horses appear to be very well taken care of...I mean, c'mon...that pasture is amazing! And staff seem to have a good handle on the various personality...More

Thank CarissaAnn
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My friend and I did a one hour lesson and then a 90 minute trail ride. Mary was wonderful. She taught us so many things about horses and riding. I hope to come back soon.

Thank sschoeneman
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My boyfriend and I booked an intermediate trail ride one very unseasonably warm day in February and it was amazing. Our guide, Cory, was very knowledgeable about the animals as well as the trails. I am an experienced rider and it was a ton of...More

Thank Brynne S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My daughter and I took the intermediate trail ride. We easily made reservations online and had no problem finding the impressive facility. Check in was easy and professional. I am only 5'1" and while I have the strength to mount a horse, getting my foot...More

Thank macinstlou
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My boyfriend and I booked a tour for the heck of it. The views were very pretty, but it left me wanting more pretty views on a pretty horse. Our tour guide was a younger girl who didn't have much knowledge of the area, but...More

Thank Allie H
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The guide was knowledgeable, outgoing, and had fantastic customer service! Thevtrail horses were tame & easy to ride. The scenery was gorgeous and we had a great time! Would recommend this to anyone!

Thank dsrn74
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Questions & Answers
12 April 2017|
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Response from Corey M | Property representative |
Hello, we are open Saturday but not Sunday. I would reserve soon as we are starting to fill up.
Debbie O
4 April 2017|
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Response from Diane R | Reviewed this property |
Additionally, you should make a reservation for whatever you choose. The Shenandoah is usually very busy.
Sue D
20 August 2015|
Response from Corey M | Property representative |
Yep, we sure do!