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Outer Banks Riding Stables

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120 Driftwood Dr, Cedar Island, NC 28520
+1 252-515-9441
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Rare and spectacular experience

Lived up to my high expectations. Friendly trail guide was extremely informative and ensured we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jpbelloh
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Province of Naples, Italy
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Horseback Riding--Favorite Vacation Memory

My sister and I recently vacationed at the Outer Banks in North Carolina and horseback riding has... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
22dive
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Lempster, New Hampshire
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Cedar Island Stables offer amazing beach trail rides from 60 minutes and up. Travel down the all natural coast line of Pamlico Sound where you will ride on the beach , over and through the dunes, do awesome river crossings island hopping to places only inhabited by wild Spanish horses and free range cattle. Trail rides are available 7 days a week, weather permitting with reservations. Experienced guides, amazing beaches & scenic nature scenes will make your visit one to remember. We are adding the ability for our equestrian friends to bring their own horses, stay in our campground or at our motel and ride at your leisure throughout the beaches. We are completing phase one of the motel and rooms have been completely redone inside with new LED lighting, carpet, granite counter tops, new shower, and sink hardware, new toilets, new doors, Direct TV and new AC units. Join us for lunch or dinner at the all new Sharky's Bar & Grill with great food, pool tables, NFL Ticket & a full bar.
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“sunset ride” (6 reviews)
“wild horses” (8 reviews)
“bucket list” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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120 Driftwood Dr, Cedar Island, NC 28520
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+1 252-515-9441
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lived up to my high expectations. Friendly trail guide was extremely informative and ensured we experienced the natural beauty and wildlife on the island, including wild horses. Our group had riders at all skill levels and all unanimously agreed it was a great ride. Highly...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

My sister and I recently vacationed at the Outer Banks in North Carolina and horseback riding has been on her bucket list. After much research we chose Outer Banks Riding Stables. Close proximity to where we were staying was part of that decision add to...More

Thank 22dive
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Thank you Ted!!!! We a had a GREAT time! Seeing the wild horses, cattle, bald eagle and our daughters spectacular ride at sunset was amazing. It will be the topic of many of conversations for years to come. I would recommend this adventure to anyone!...More

2  Thank Jil P
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Took my family of five- 3 no experience riding. (9) (8) (8)- years old. Cheryl and Katie led the ride. Excellent! Don't let the drive there or the barn fool you- unbelievable ride! Up to the wild ponies, taught the boys how to control the...More

2  Thank Carey P
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day in January. The guides were awesome and the horses very well behaved. The scenery is amazing. Riding through the river is must.

1  Thank Scott B
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is our third time riding here and we love it. Cheryl (our guide) does a good job. Our horses were great. Riding them along the beach and into water about knee deep (horse knees that is) was wonderful. Cheryl will use your camera and...More

Thank SAMBBOO
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

I loved my day of riding at Cedar Island with Outer Banks Stables. The guides take their time making sure that each person is on the right horse, is comfortable and is given directions. Very young people, as well as those not entirely dressed for...More

1  Thank Amy O
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

I would have given the review an Excellent, but the owner and her helper were not pleasant people. I am going to start out with the positive. The horseback riding was GREAT! My family rode on the beach the whole time, but it is a...More

5  Thank April F
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

We had an amazing time on our sunset ride! Beautiful scenery and well-behaved horses made this very pleasurable for us!

Thank Debbie S
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Went riding here last August. The "barn" was really a shack and there was at least a foot of compressed manure in all the stalls in the barn. Supposedly the horses only come to the barn to eat and the rest of the time are...More

Thank jejouelaflute
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Hannah G
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Response from Kimberly S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure. but I would call her, shr is great about getting back to you. they also have a Facebook page. a for sure must to do if you can!
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