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Dead Broke Farm

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6921 Wildlife Trl, Raleigh, NC 27613-5687
+1 919-596-8975
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Summer Camp - June 2018

I took my daughter for a trail ride at DBF for her 9th birthday. She had so much fun that she... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
crkillian
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Daughter's 4th birthday!

Took my family,nieces and nephews to Dead broke farm for my daughter's 4th birthday and they loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carolina B
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Dead Broke Farm has a 110 acres of wood trails and more than 75 horses for all experience levels.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“horse farm” (25 reviews)
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6921 Wildlife Trl, Raleigh, NC 27613-5687
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I took my daughter for a trail ride at DBF for her 9th birthday. She had so much fun that she wanted to attend DBF summer camp. She was able to take care of and ride the same horse she had ridden for her birthday...More

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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Gypsy likes to be #2 right behind the lead horse, so I got to spend a lot of time talking with your daughter on our rides. It was a pleasure having her!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my family,nieces and nephews to Dead broke farm for my daughter's 4th birthday and they loved it! She was so fascinated by everything. Everyone was very helpful and nice! Everyone enjoyed the horses and the outdoors! Really great place!

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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you all enjoyed our farm!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dead Broke Farm is a great experience to be had in Raleigh,NC. A group of friends and myself went here over the weekend and had a lot of fun. The weather wasn't great but the staff were still busy at work getting the horses taken...More

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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Chuck. Like I told you on the day of your ride, "I give you credit for riding on a day like today. You're some tough, motivated individuals". We're glad you had a good time despite the rain, and we hope to see you all...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come riding here every few weeks and always enjoy myself! Sometimes I come with my husband and other times I come with my 10 -year-old daughter. It is really fun finding out the different horses own personalities. Carla the owner has taken us out...More

1  Thank sheila l
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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So happy you enjoy our farm. Thanks for sharing your opinion!

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I so agree with you! My friend and I did not have such a traumatic experience, but the horses were not cared for at all. She got kicked and the guides were smoking and drinking. It was the WORST experience and if I could give...More

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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

My guides are not permitted to smoke when working with my horses or customers, but unfortunately I can't seem to hire any non-smokers even though my Help Wanted ads specify that only non-smokers need apply. Drinking (if you mean alcohol) is prohibited and not even...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I have reviewed this camp before and still must say it's great for those outdoor kids who want to interact with animals and have a great time with other kids. I asked my 12 year old to tell me in his words what he thought...More

3  Thank Smiley_marcie
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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Aww, that's awesome!

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I had been looking for a dependable, well-mannered trail horse that was also enthusiastic about going for a ride. Dead Broke Farm had just the horse for me. Carla, the owner, clearly knows and loves the horses at her farm, and she gave a very...More

1  Thank ljkenn73
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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

I'm so happy you're enjoying Trooper. It's incredibly satisfying to know he went to a loving home where it's a good fit for both you and him. I'm sure you'll have many great years together.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The ride was good but there were lots of concerns including timeliness, safety, lack of organization and cleanliness. We scheduled a ride for 2:00 but were advised it could take up to an hour after our expected arrival at 2 before we were on our...More

4  Thank Nick G
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My two girls ages six and nine, had the best week bonding with their horses and in a relaxed country atmosphere at Deadbroke farm. Expect to pick up kids who look like they had fun on a farm all day, who are tired, proud of...More

3  Thank Kris G
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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

I couldn't have said it better myself. In fact, if you don't mind, I'd like to use some of your verbiage on our website.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

My daughter loves this camp! She went for a week last year, and begged for 2 weeks this summer. She loves the laid back atmosphere, and enjoys all the animals there. She always opts for both trail rides. I'm glad she is able to have...More

2  Thank luanhobson
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Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

We're so glad your daughter enjoys our farm. Repeat campers are especially nice to have because they love what we do here, and they share their knowledge with our new campers, which is why we offer repeat campers a discount. So happy you took advantage...More

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nlevy704
23 July 2017|
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Response from Carla C | Property representative |
Ages 5 and up. We've had teens as old as 18 attend our camp because it's a good deal for the amount of horseback riding they get and the time they get to spend working with the horses. We've even had a grandmother and a... More
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Susan H
30 June 2016|
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Response from Carla C | Property representative |
Your choices will be determined by your granddaughter's age. How old is she?
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Alyxis B
12 November 2015|
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Response from mdarch | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that's correct. They do offer 1 hour and 2 hour trail rides, but the child must be 6 years old to ride alone for the trail rides, so that's how my 4 year old ended up on the pony ride since she wanted her own horse.
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