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Jack's Livery Stable

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7754 Mahoney Ave, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-3391
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Love to drive our own carriage

We rented a horse and carriage around the island. It is so fun and relaxing. The horse was very... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2012
candlewick1
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New York City, New York
A definite MUST DO on Mackinac Island!

Let me start by saying these people who own/work the stable are friendly, knowledgeable people. Did... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2012
lindsaychrystina
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“horse and buggy” (30 reviews)
“self drive” (4 reviews)
“slow walk” (3 reviews)
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7754 Mahoney Ave, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 27 May 2012

We rented a horse and carriage around the island. It is so fun and relaxing. The horse was very calm and easy to walk. The horses know their own way around the island we didn't even need our map. We would love to do this...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2012

Let me start by saying these people who own/work the stable are friendly, knowledgeable people. Did not have one complaint at all, and they matched my sisters and I to some great horses! If your honest with your riding ability they'll be able to match...More

1  Thank lindsaychrystina
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Reviewed 20 May 2012

Went for ride with 3 friends from school. Have not been on a horse 10 years. The young man that was our guide helped us all feel comfortable riding horses again. We forgot his name but he was from hessell in the up.

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Reviewed 16 May 2012

We rented a horse and buggy that we drove ourselves. June was our first horse, and she was a sweetheart, really took care of us, very smart and sweet. Picked up a really smooth trot and seemed to enjoy her ride as much as we...More

1  Thank SF224
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Reviewed 2 May 2012

Get there first thing in the morning when the horses are fresh - they take you to a trail head & you ride how you like. We were a group of riders with experience & those horses took only a bit of coaxing to trot...More

2  Thank dalrutz
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Reviewed 9 January 2012

I love going here! They let you choose whether you want a guide the whole time or just to get you started which is good because I liked going on my own. They also help choose which horse is going to be best for you...More

2  Thank Rachel235
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Reviewed 28 November 2011

Horses are well-trained and know their routes better than the drivers...

3  Thank Bobsibaok
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Reviewed 22 October 2011

My husband and I took our grandkids on the one-hour carriage tour. Though they are only two and four, we were not sure how it would go. The kids were great, the tour was great, and Vic (our driver) was wonderful. There were just enough...More

3  Thank oogeybootsMichigan
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Reviewed 9 October 2011

My family and I took a carriage tour with a guide named Vic. Being a 4th generation permanent resident of the island, he was extremely knowledgeable about the island's history. The tour was fantastic and gave us a whole new outlook on the island. I...More

2  Thank sarakay66
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Reviewed 11 September 2011

Kids wanted to ride a horse and buggy on the Mackinaw Island. I figured that they'd get bored, so we looked Jack's. They rent horse and buggies and also horses to go horseback riding. Having absolutely no riding experience, they quickly put me at ease....More

2  Thank herephishy
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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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