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Vx3 Trail Rides

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1 Bass Lake Drive / Moses Cone Park, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-963-0260
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Two very happy "cowboys"!

My sons, 13 yr and 11 yr, and I had an amazing time riding with Tim Vines today! The horses were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mason H
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Blowing Rock, United States
Great trail ride today!!

My daughter and I had a great time today riding the beautiful trails through Moses Cone Park. Tim... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
irmarea
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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See the North Carolina mountains like never before! Enjoy customized horseback riding in Moses Cone Memorial Park with experienced trail guide Tim Vines. 3 Hour ride on trustworthy horses with easy trails in Blowing Rock NC. Reservations required. Age restrictions. Weight restrictions.
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Bass Lake Drive / Moses Cone Park, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
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+1 828-963-0260
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Reviewed yesterday

My sons, 13 yr and 11 yr, and I had an amazing time riding with Tim Vines today! The horses were some of the best trail horses I have been on. The scenery of Moses Cone trails are always beautiful any time of year but...More

Thank Mason H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I had a great time today riding the beautiful trails through Moses Cone Park. Tim and his horses are excellent company. We'll definitely do this again, maybe in the late fall or early winter. It's a lovely way to spend time in...More

Thank irmarea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tim Vines is an excellent host! His fine horses are well trained and responsive. We came up to ride in the mountains for my friends birthday. I rode last year with Tim and had such a great time then, I made sure to book with...More

Thank sarahuber
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TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You are too kind! Loved our ride and look forward to many more!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will corroborate the glowing reviews on the Vx3 website because they are well deserved. Tim Vines is the sole owner and guide, and we feel lucky to have stumbled upon a quality business run with integrity, humor, and respect for animals. The Moses Cone...More

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TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Rick!

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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Just wanted everyone to know what a great time my 3 tweens had on the trail ride with Tim and his beautiful horses. The difference here is that these horses are well taken care of and have a ton of personality. The ride was long...More

1  Thank Blair B
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Money well spent! Our family of five went on a horseback ride with Tim for my daughter's birthday. We had such an amazing time! The kids fell in love with their horses and Tim was a wonderful guide! Would definitely recommend to all and can't...More

1  Thank bjbaker1999
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for fun things to do for our Boston friends and we stumbled across this on Trip Advisor. After reading other reviews, I booked our adventure and we headed up the mountain. Being a sort of local, (we live a...More

Thank Marci A
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

My husband and I rode with Tim and his brother (our guide during the ride) for our anniversary. This was not a typical trail ride for me. Since I was a little girl, I always wanted to ride a horse. Most little girls feel that...More

Thank elw510
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TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for your kind words! I am so happy you enjoyed the ride!

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

My son and I took a trail ride with Tim through Moses Cone Park. We had a great experience. The horses were well trained, well cared for, and fun to get to know. Tim was an excellent guide and enjoyable to talk with as we...More

Thank Elaine M
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TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thank you Elaine - I enjoyed all the questions! Thank you for the review.

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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Tim. It was very intimate and fun. The horses were beautiful and fun to ride. The trail was lovely and had a beautiful view at the mansion. We would definitely book this company again and recommend it to friends.

Thank DodyPiper
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TimVines, Owner at Vx3 Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Thanks, you guys were great to ride with! Look forward to our next ride.

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Missy B
March 11, 2017|
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Response from TimVines | Property representative |
Rides are approx 2.5 - 3 hour long, and cost is $100 per person. Children must be 7 or older. Let me know if you have more questions!
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December 29, 2016|
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Response from FrogsEar | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call Tim Vine The guide for his schedule
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ddawhite
June 9, 2016|
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Response from TimVines | Property representative |
Weight limit is approx 250 - give or take. As far as age, i can ride anyone from 10 up. Please give me a call at 828-963-0260 to book your ride or discuss details further. If i don't answer, please leave me a message, as... More
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