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Rapp Corral

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51 Haviland Lake Rd, Durango, CO 81301-8779
+1 970-247-8454
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Great trail ride

We had a great ride here. The horses were gentle and well kept. The scenery was spectacular with... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Becky C
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Lake Worth, Florida
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Rapp Corral

This is a really enjoyable place for newbies to ride and older folk as well. We took our three... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
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We offer the absolute best in mountain trail riding and wonderful winter sleigh riding in the San Juan National Forest, just twenty miles north of Durango Colorado! Rapp Corral is an Equal Opportunity Service Provider/Employer and operates under Special Use Permit #COL770 from the USDA Forest Service, San Juan National Forest.
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51 Haviland Lake Rd, Durango, CO 81301-8779
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great ride here. The horses were gentle and well kept. The scenery was spectacular with all the colors of autumn. Our wrangler Faith was a great guide. Highly recommended!!

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a really enjoyable place for newbies to ride and older folk as well. We took our three young grandsons, 9, 8, and 5 and they loved it. They will deck you out with a rain jacket and/or helmet if you desire. I loved...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Wrangler Stacey was outstanding. She took interest in every rider's skills and checked on riders along the ride. The corral was very well maintained, and, the horses well cared for. All personnel were very experienced and professional. The trip to the cave was really an...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a fantastic ride along the trail and the cave was really interesting and a fun little hike. Make sure to take bug repellent. The thing that really made our ride great was our trail boss Lauren. She shared her passion for horses and...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing riding experience as we also had the opportunity to see the cave. When I had a fall, the staff came in and supported my needs with efficient, caring, and kind expertise. This company was a great one for a horse riding...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I signed up for an hour ride while we were on a vacation in the Durango area. 1. First, the staff was awesome. They were friendly and helpful and willing to help in any way for unseasoned (me!!) riders. They were amazing...More

Thank Janine Z
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AnneRapp, Owner at Rapp Corral, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much! We are all indeed blessed with the wonderful staff, horses and trails! We appreciate you riding with us and sharing in the fun!

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Joe and Aquaria (I hope I spelled her name the right way, because she's so sweet) were the best guides. They rode with my kids and my husband and I rode behind on the trail down to a little cave where we put on some...More

1  Thank omahonn
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AnneRapp, Owner at Rapp Corral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write, I will post this at the barn...everyone loves the feedback. Joe especially since he really has a passion for his ukelele and does not have a lot of opportunity to take it!

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We took the 2 hour ride with a cave adventure. We had two kids on the ride and the guides we had were wonderful with them. We got to see some great mountain views along the trail. The hike to the cave was not too...More

Thank Jennifer D
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We took the cave ride. Guide was outstanding; horses were great. 40 min ride. Walk 1/4 mi downhill to cave entrance. Time to explore cave and take pics. 40 min ride back thru wooded country with sweeping vistas.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My 13 YO grandson and I had a great experience on the 2 hour trailride. Faith and Skipper the Ripper guided us over some of the most beautiful terrain in the world. Faith was knowledgeable, patient, and friendly. The horses were top rate. I've never...More

Thank Cheryl P
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AnneRapp, Owner at Rapp Corral, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hi and thanks for taking the time to review us! We all love the horses, give them a fair work load so most of the time they are pretty darn good! A day off a week is good for the soul...and sometimes they tell us...More

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Christopher L
18 January 2018|
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Response from AnneRapp | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry! We do have weight restrictions! 225 is our max weight and for your comfort we think if you are over 5'9 is best as the saddle sizing gets tricky if you are over 190 and shorter than 5'9! if you... More
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dorothymel
25 June 2015|
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Response from AnneRapp | Property representative |
Hi, the horseback riding is mountain trail riding and all rides are pretty much at a walk, the country we ride in does not allow for much more than that. People of all riding levels love our trails...and the experience is... More
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