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Big Red Stables

#5 of 11 things to do in Harrodsburg Features Animals
1605 Jackson Pike, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9197
+1 859-734-3118
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Feels Like You're Part of the Family

My boyfriend and I are new to Lexington & were looking for a place to get our horse fix. We tried... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Chelsey B
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Odon, IN
Great trail ride experience

We did a 2 hour trail ride around Shaker Village with Drew from Big Red Stables whilst visiting KY... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
SophieCBL
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Ride a horse in the heart of central Kentucky. Open year round BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Sunset rides on the farm April-October. We also hire horses for off-site riding at Shaker Village and Eagles Nest. 12 year old minimum age limit and 225 lbs. maximum weight limit.
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1605 Jackson Pike, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9197
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

My boyfriend and I are new to Lexington & were looking for a place to get our horse fix. We tried a couple places and after finding Big Red Stables, we know this will be our regular riding spot!! Drew is a great guide who...More

Thank Chelsey B
Emily D, Manager at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review Chelsey! We look forward to seeing you out again soon. Best regards, Emily

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We did a 2 hour trail ride around Shaker Village with Drew from Big Red Stables whilst visiting KY for the Rolex horse trials in April 2017. We are both competent riders with our own horses but this was our first time riding Western and...More

Thank SophieCBL
Emily D, Owner at Big Red Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review. So happy that Drew was able to give y'all a lift back to Lexington and that you enjoyed the ride on Sunny and Bella. Have a good day! Emily

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Emily and Drew do their utmost to provide a unique horseback riding experience for every level of rider. The ride out to Shaker Village, which gives riders a first-hand experience of the rolling hills of Kentucky, is particularly beautiful. The horses are first class, many...More

Thank Capall22
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Beautiful spot in the hills of KY. Horses are very well cared for. We had a great ride that was tailored to our skills that was really fun. But the owners, Drew and Emily, really made the experience. They were so incredibly nice that after...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My mom and I are experienced riders, who were looking to do more than just trail riding. We found Big Red Stables and they were very accommodating to our desire for some speed. We were able to canter up and down hills and had so...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Looked for a place for 4 dear friends to ride on an annual reunion trip and found this amazing experience. Emily and Drew have the most beautiful herd of Tennessee Walkers and they matched up the horses to each rider's abilities. So smooth, well-trained, and...More

Thank happydog7
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing 1 hour ride, led by Emily. Our horses were great, and the view was so amazing I thought I was in a movie. This was the highlight of our vacation because it was even better than hoped.

Thank kvflach
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We checked out Big Red because all the horses are Tennessee Walkers. Emily offered us a variety of options for our trail ride. We chose two hours in the woods that included hills and lakes. It was beautiful and the horses were spectacular. Emily and...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is not your nose to tail ride. Emily takes you out on the beautiful property for a wonderful ride where you can gallop and really experience an awesome ride. The horses are well groomed and she does an outstanding job of matching horse to...More

Thank MaggieSullivan
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My sis and I wanted a unique horseback riding experience, and this was the place (about 55 minutes from Lexington) We took the sunset hour trail ride through Emily and Drew's property (twice in fact). The property is gorgeous (we were bummed we forgot the...More

Thank jenbird17
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Autumn C
Do you have to have any past experience riding horses? And also how much does it cost for two riders?
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Response from carolkSanFrancisco | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to have any experience, she will take you riding around her farm which is big. You'll have to call for the price, but it's not very much.
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