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Smokemont Riding Stables

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Fun for everyone

We brought our 4-H club and families up from Florida. We brought young kids, old kids, kids that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ahyoka232cowgirl
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Brooksville, Florida
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Great Ride and Company

Took the family on a one hour ride in late August including our 5 and 7 year olds. The team from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“waterfall ride”(22 reviews)
“well taken care”(24 reviews)
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Smokemont Riding Stables is located within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park just off US 441, 6 miles north of Cherokee, North Carolina. We offer guided horseback riding trips from one hour to 4 hours long. Each ride is unique and may feature...more
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135 Smokemont Riding Stable Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-5505
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We brought our 4-H club and families up from Florida. We brought young kids, old kids, kids that have showed horses, kids that just started learning. Parents that knew how to ride and one that had never been on a horse before. Everyone had a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the family on a one hour ride in late August including our 5 and 7 year olds. The team from Smokemont was great with the kids and shared a lot about the forests and local history with us on the ride. It was also...More

Thank JodinO1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, friendly knowledgeable. Cater to experience and not. I would definitely recommend! Loved it and thank you Dawson and staff. And Rambo , Roan and Polly! Gorgeous! No dress code, but for your comfort ,jeans and boots!

Thank chrissythoures
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

If riding horses everyday was like our experience at Smokemont I’d do it! Our family had a wonderful time. We were treated with respect and patience. We had varying levels of experience and the staff picked good horses for us all. Dylan was our guide....More

Thank NLHicks
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I booked my husband and I on the 1 hour early morning ride. I've never been on a horse and was quite nervous but had read a lot of the reviews in here and being that this is something I wanted to experience thought we...More

Thank Cosmopolitan789897
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Jeremiah was a great guide, wife and I had a great morning ride, keep up the good work guys, thoroughly professional group of folks, many thanks.

Thank enhljh
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Had a great family visit! It was my first time on a horse, EVER. The guide was fun and the horses were awesome! Levi was the best :)

Thank anastaciag1
Elizabeth C, Owner at Smokemont Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed riding Levi for your first ride. Thank you for your review and choosing to ride with us!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

We are experienced riders. It was nice that we had our own guide and group. The horses were well trained. We did the 1.5 hour trail ride to the waterfall. Just beautiful country!!

Thank flygirl64
Elizabeth C, Owner at Smokemont Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

We are glad you experienced riders had a good time. Thank you for your review and choosing to ride with us!

Reviewed August 1, 2018

Decided to try Smokemont Riding Stables because of the reviews. I'm always a bit skeptical of solid 5 star reviews, but this one deserves it. The young lady who took our reservation was very patient and kind when we booked. I was driving, and had...More

Thank travkea3
Elizabeth C, Owner at Smokemont Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you so much for choosing to ride with us and your review. Come ride again !

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Perfect trip for first timers. I went with a 14 and 15 yo that had never ridden. The guides select horses then assist with mounting and give a quick intro with specifics to your horse. Mine liked to stop and snack occasionally and I was...More

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Elizabeth C, Owner at Smokemont Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you for your review and choosing to ride with us!

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Selina A
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth C | Property representative |
1 hr ride is $35 per rider. 2.5 hr ride is $87.50 per rider. 4 hr ride is $140 per rider. Wagon ride is $15 per rider.
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deb w
April 22, 2018|
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Response from melissav0623 | Reviewed this property |
I have ridden with this stable twice. Each time the horses appeared well cared-for and did not appear in any way distressed. I worked on a horse farm previously and know what to look for. These people really care about their... More
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Pinkhairlady
August 6, 2017|
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Response from eddielegge | Reviewed this property |
Seems like I read something to the effect of around 220-230 on the limits.
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