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Stables at the Farm by the River

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2555 W Side Rd, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5925
+1 603-356-6640
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Really friendly place

I booked here at short notice and they really tried to accommodate my request. I had a lovely time... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tatumb
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London, United Kingdom
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Great ride!

My husband and I took a horse drawn carriage ride this past Saturday and we had a great time. It... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Heather N
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Award-winning Stables, North Conway offers horse rides on 70 scenic acres with White Mountain views. Take a horseback ride-offered daily, year-round, carriage or sleigh ride. Wagon rides and pony rides are also offered. Enjoy mountain views while traversing though fields and forests with mature Maple sugar stands along the Saco River. This 21 horse stables is open daily year-round to the general public as well as to inn guests that stay at the Farm by the River B and B or the 4 bedroom cottage. A great place for guests-both families and couples. they can enjoy nature and enjoy horses frolicking in the pastures and receive a special rate for horse rides. Romantic Victorian carriage or sleigh rides (ask about our romance specials) as well as group wagon and sleigh rides are offered - fun for the whole family. Pony rides, horseback riding,carriage driving lessons and 3 day horsemanship workshops are also offered. This is an owner operated business that own their own horses providing for a fun ride for all. Offering over a decade of this unique venue in North Conway located in the White Mountains of NH. Call to reserve.
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2555 W Side Rd, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5925
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I booked here at short notice and they really tried to accommodate my request. I had a lovely time. The staff are friendly and the horses well cared for. Safety is a focus here. I rode Dash who was a gentleman apart from the odd...More

Thank Tatumb
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My husband and I took a horse drawn carriage ride this past Saturday and we had a great time. It ended up being a PERFECT day! We loved meeting the horses Charlie, Luke and Jack. Luke and Jack were our horses for our ride and...More

Thank Heather N
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went horseback riding for our anniversary. It was a great experience overall and the guides were awesome and friendly. Only bit of constructive feedback I have is that for a place that's been offering horseback riding for so long, they might have a more...More

1  Thank GlobeStomper
rexidnight, Owner at Stables at the Farm by the River, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for your comments .So glad you had a good time- just gearing up for the season and have come with some improvemtns for resgistering for a ride.

Reviewed 27 March 2017

we love horses, we love the mountains and we love shopping. farm by the river is all this in one. stayed in the notch room so we had our own private deck to watch the horses and all the beautiful birds attracted to the many...More

1  Thank soboston2014
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Wonderful winter sleigh ride. We opted for the group ride with my grandchildren and the staff went above and beyond. They offered to have my grandchildren sit up front with them and chatted and explained everything about the trail and horses. Very friendly and accomadations...More

2  Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Our hosts were sweet and accommodating, the stable crew were wonderful, and Charlie (the Belgian) was a wonderful horse, even posing with us for pictures. Can't wait to try this ride in a carriage during foliage season!

Thank Coupleforfun
rexidnight, Owner at Stables at the Farm by the River, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

So nice you had a great time and thank you for taking the time to comment, Come see us in the warmer season and take a carriage ride! Sincerely Charlene and Rick

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Cool house & hosts. We very much enjoyed our stay here. First morning share breakfast with one other couple from New Jersey. Second morning they served breakfast to 9 couples as did a great job. Our room was quite comfortable and we wanted for nothing....More

Thank SharidCoaldale
rexidnight, Owner at Stables at the Farm by the River, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thank you for your comments, yes this estate dates back to 1771 and has been in Rick's family since that time.

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Horse back riding was very nice. The horses are well taken care of and we'll behaved for all levels of riders. We had a great leader and ask the women there were very helpful.

Thank CTelley
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I'm sorry but the quickest piney rides, the kids were so excited and had ridden b4 , but we walked 5 ft up the road and back , the old man who seems to run the show obviously hates kids and I get it ,...More

Thank 98ui
rexidnight, Owner at Stables at the Farm by the River, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

It is unfortunate that you did not enjoy your experience, however we are not sure that you came to ours stables. We are told that it is the most popular pony ride in the area and we have seen many children return until they are...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

We just walked around a field, down a short path by the river and then back around the field I found myself wanting it to be over. It was also a very hot day and, since you needed jeans or long pants, we were roasting....More

Thank Gayle48
rexidnight, Owner at Stables at the Farm by the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Hi, It is unfortunate you did not enjoy your ride this time, however the trail ride is the same as it was 10 years ago! it is a one hour walk only guided ride. You are not required to wear long pants, but some people...More

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N600HXjudyh
27 August 2016|
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Response from rexidnight | Property representative |
Hi and thank you for the nice comment about staying with us, but Lincoln is very nice too! It is about 1 hours and 15 minute drive to get to the Farm by the River B and B with Stables. Maybe next time - our inn guests... More
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Eliza P
27 June 2016|
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Response from RickandTracy |
This is directly from their website: Horseback Riding Requirements: Age, Weight & Health Requirements: Horseback riders must be 8 years older have 10 hours of riding or lesson. For safety reasons the horseback rider, should... More
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