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Platte Ranch Riding Stables

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Hwy 9, Get specific directions from owner, GPS didn't work well out there but owner have great directions, Fairplay, CO 80432
+1 719-836-1670
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Absolutely Amazing Experience!

Our family (including 2 kids, ages 8 and 5) opted to go horseback riding at Platte Ranch as one of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Generals36
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Atlanta, Georgia
Best RIding Experience I've Ever Had in Travel

This trip was my first to Colorado, I've always leaned towards the tropical environments so I was a... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
LStraveler70
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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Hwy 9, Get specific directions from owner, GPS didn't work well out there but owner have great directions, Fairplay, CO 80432
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+1 719-836-1670
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family (including 2 kids, ages 8 and 5) opted to go horseback riding at Platte Ranch as one of only a couple of paid activities on our trip out to Colorado. We chose Platte Ranch over several much closer options to our resort in...More

1  Thank Generals36
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This trip was my first to Colorado, I've always leaned towards the tropical environments so I was a little apprehensive about being disappointed with my experience. I spent some time talking with co-workers who regularly travel to Colorado, and was told many things about the...More

Thank LStraveler70
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went on a trail ride this morning with husband, sister-in-law and 6 others, I believe. Staff was wonderful!!! Smokey due to wild fires but the scenery was gorgeous. I'm an inexperienced rider and had a ball. Horses were great. Not old nags. Just enough spunk....More

1  Thank Leigh P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I love riding in open space - and this stable fit the bill. My friend and I went on a half-day ride. Lots of hidden history and great wildlife viewing. Would definitely ride there agin. Alphabet s a great guide.

Thank randisbrown
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Our great-grandfather came over from England in 1884 and had an interest in the Platte Ranch; he was the sole proprietor by 1898. My husband and I had visited the ranch two years ago and fell in love with Amy and the beauty surrounding the...More

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My Family of 8 adults ( 4 couples) went to Colorado, we all picked various things we wanted to do and my daughter in law choose horseback riding. It was an awesome time for all, beautiful scenery, the place was top notch, the owners so...More

Thank mary-ellen a
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Rising thru beautiful South Park we had the perfect weather for a lovely ride. All the staff are extremely helpful and friendly and the horses are very well cared for. I choose the 2 hour ride and there was a mixture of novices and fairly...More

Thank caroleweller
Reviewed 4 August 2017

July 2017. I took my wife and daughter here after reading the reviews. We rented a house in South Park to be away from the tourist mayhem and I didn't want to go to a touristy horseback riding attraction. This was awesome. We are 'city...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot express how much we really enjoy Platte ranch. This is our third visit. The guides are great. The horses are well taken care of. It's so much fun for both adults and kids.

Thank Elisa B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The five of us selected the 2 hr afternoon ride and had a real good time. Beautiful scenery, although would have liked more time in the forest than the valley. Very nice guides with knowledge of the area, history, landscape. A couple of our horses...More

Thank Greg R
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blazewebb
10 August 2017|
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Response from Lakesidemn | Reviewed this property |
Since this is a "open" trail ride, I would not let young kids (under 10) ride alone unless they have some experience. The horses are great, and Amy takes time in matching a horse with the rider. I loved this ride because it... More
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Britta A
3 July 2017|
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Response from Rudy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a good selection of horses andare well trained. They matched the 3 of us up to horses based on experience. My daughter rides every week, I rode a lot 30+ years ago and my wife had only ridden once before. The... More
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