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BeachHorses

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8400 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209
+1 941-907-7272
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amazing experience

The guides are all super nice and the horses are amazing they really go above and beyond to make... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
DeanneDiviero
Labor Day on the Horses

My sister was visiting from Michigan and we just had the greatest time! Alibi was an angel and Boss... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cheri_nugent
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Sarasota, Florida
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This is one of the few place in Florida where you can legally ride your horse on a beach. The calm waters and flat sandy bottom of Palma Sola Bay make it possible to ride on a horse that is swimming. This is the birthplace of Horse Surfing™. Horseback riding on the beach, swimming with horses, and Horse Skiing™ . Reservations required.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“horse surfing” (46 reviews)
“beach ride” (18 reviews)
“bucket list” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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8400 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides are all super nice and the horses are amazing they really go above and beyond to make sure you have a good time horseskiing was so much fun my husband enjoyed it as well it was an experience we will always remember from...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister was visiting from Michigan and we just had the greatest time! Alibi was an angel and Boss was a,gentleman. will be back in October with my daughter!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are extremely friendly and took their time with my 7 year old. I did not ride with him and when the owner observed me taking pictures from the beach he offered to take me out on a horse to get closer for better pictures...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for the perfect place to ride horses on the beach, this is the place to go. I booked this adventure as a surprise for my 22 year old daughter while we in FL on vacation. She has been riding horses since...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

EXCELLENT! This was not our first time to ride with this company, but it was our first Beach ride. Again they delivered excellent service , both by the people they employee - our guides, and the horses they offer. We loved them all!!!! Professional people...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time horseback riding, a wonderful and beautiful expected. I would do this again. I was with a friend, first time for both of us.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surfing, swimming and walking on the beach with the horses and the very friendly guides was an amazing experience for us! We highly recommend this well organized trip as well for beginners as for experienced riders! Greeting from Luxembourg :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and three granddaughters, aged 21, 10 and 7, rode the beach horses on 8/14 and were unsure of this adventure. We did not rent saddles and absolutely did not need them. The girls all went swimming with their animals, albeit some for a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bought this as a birthday present for my 15 year old daughter. She has been riding horses for 5 years and had always dreamed of riding on the beach. She was ecstatic when she found out and had a smile on from ear to...More

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Thank Cristina S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a must do for anyone that wants to experience a unique opportunity to ride and swim with horses in the salt water. The horses were well cared for, well-trained, and the staff were very accommodating and make sure you knew each step of...More

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Mili A
21 August 2017|
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Response from JulesD98 | Reviewed this property |
My 7 year old rode with no problem. Unless you are professionally trained, there is a trainer with you at all times. If your 3 year old feels comfortable by him/herself, the trainer will walk beside the horse but if not, the... More
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Traci E
10 April 2017|
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Response from TimothyAMattox | Property representative |
Yes, but only if you live on the Virginia side of State Street. :-) Just kidding. Sometimes we offer special deals in the spring and fall.
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Jennifer L
10 October 2016|
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Response from Andi G | Reviewed this property |
For the ride on the beach, they only lead you as needed. The more experienced riders are allowed to canter a couple of times and the guides just hold back the beginning rider's horses. They pretty much have to lead you... More
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