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Jack's Livery Stable

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Great carriage driving experience!

I had a great time driving the carriage at Jack’s Livery. The staff was friendly and helpful. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ihdagryhnd
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Stuart, Florida
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This was so fun

We were kind of afraid to drive our own buggy because neither of us have ever even ridden a horse... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
S8346OAmaggiel
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“slow walk”(4 reviews)
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7754 Mahoney Ave, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time driving the carriage at Jack’s Livery. The staff was friendly and helpful. The horse I used was Sky. He was well behaved. This fulfilled a bucket list item I never thought would happen.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were kind of afraid to drive our own buggy because neither of us have ever even ridden a horse, but it was sooooo much fun.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The weather was spotty the day we wanted to ride horses on Mackinac Island. The Accuweather report told us we had a few hours window of time before the next rain storm came through. Accuweather was not accurate. Halfway through our ride, the heavens opened...More

1  Thank SteveVanderLeest
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Sing a few songs to your horse as you drive your own carriage around beautiful Mackinac Island. Jacks will fix you up with your own horse and carriage, a map and great instructions to make your day into a wonderful memory. We did the three...More

Thank solostarfarm
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We rented a horse & buggy today. It was a great experience. The staff are very polite and friendly. The horse knew the route we took. Very easy to navigate. Would recommend it without question.

Thank Cologal8
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Took the drive your own carriage tour at Jacks with my wife and four young kids. I was impressed. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The horses are calm and know the route. The staff taught us how to drive, but the horse knew...More

Thank ncellar
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Absolutely loved this. I am an experienced rider, and was paired with Rio. He was delightfully fun and just the right amount of sassy. My friend had Dan, who was sweet and perfect for her as she doesn't ride much. A wonderful ride on two...More

1  Thank wanderlust508
Reviewed 25 July 2018

During our visit to the island we (myself and my sister) had the opportunity to rent one of the horse and buggies. We rented it for an hour and Buster was our horse. From the start the people at the Stable were more then nice...More

2  Thank indy4192
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Overworked and under tended horses. Please consider bicycles or another activity that doesn't cause suffering to another creature.

1  Thank Winterwolf777
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Signed up for a saddle ride with a friend in between group tour activities and very glad we did. I was nervous a bit about going unguided on a horse with a friend who had never riden and not knowing the island route, but was...More

4  Thank turniekd
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Marilyn H
31 July 2017|
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Response from golfinggirl802 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question! I hope you had a great time & had a chance to experience Jack's Livery Stable! We took the horse drawn driverless carriage and it was $70 per hour for the 1st hour & then prorated based on your... More
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Tammy C
11 January 2015|
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Response from ladybugJ13 | Reviewed this property |
Wasn't too concerned about cost since I really wanted to do this. There are two routes you can take and we wanted to take the longer of the two but Queen (our horse) decided that for us, so the shorter route it was LOL! As... More
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