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Dead Broke Farm

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Address: 6921 Wildlife Trail, Raleigh, NC 27613
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+1 919-596-8975
08:00 - 18:00
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Dead Broke Farm has a 110 acres of wood trails and more than 75 horses for...

Dead Broke Farm has a 110 acres of wood trails and more than 75 horses for all experience levels.

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Great Ride @ Dead Broke!!!

It has been a long time since I've ridden and what a thrill it was! My trail guide was Josh- a very knowledgeable and courteous young man! I rode Bo- a rescue and gentle giant... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 December 2016
Terry L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

It has been a long time since I've ridden and what a thrill it was! My trail guide was Josh- a very knowledgeable and courteous young man! I rode Bo- a rescue and gentle giant! I will absolutely return soon! Kudos to Dead Broke for a superb experience and for dedicated rescue efforts!!

Thank Terry L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend surprised me with a trail ride at Dead Broke Farm just last week, and it was so much fun! I myself am an experienced rider but my boyfriend is not, and the staff took that into consideration fitting us with horses appropriate in temperament and personality. It was a weekday so we lucked out and ended up being... More 

Thank Annie T
North Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My 4 year old had to ride with the guide and wasn't allowed a helmet for visibility. I was ok with the thus. My 6 year old who has ridden a few times and feel comfortable on a horse was given a hard manage horse. Over all it was a nice place but riding with a group of over 18... More 

Thank Karla V
Carla C, Owner at Dead Broke Farm, responded to this review

Karla, if you don't like riding with larger groups, we do offer private rides for an additional flat fee of $50, which would cover everyone in your group, and it would be just your group and your guides. Otherwise, we normally keep our groups to around 15 customers plus 3 guides. There's nothing magical about those numbers since we have... More 

Roxboro, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Went here today and told them that I was nervous. Because I weigh 200 lbs, I had to ride a larger horse. The person who assisted me has only worked there for 1 month and had no patience with me being nervous. When I tried to mount the horse, I had to use a step and the horse started moving.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We had a great time on our 2-hour trail ride at Dead Broke Farm. I looked at several places to go on a trail ride for my wife's birthday and I'm glad we chose Dead Broke Farm. It was our first time riding and the staff was great when working with us. It took about an hour to sign waivers,... More 

Thank Sam A
Spring Lake, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to going horseback riding for weeks and when we got to DBF, we were not disappointed! First, the staff. They were so sweet and helpful and funny. Especially Carla. They took fantastic care of my husband, my 17 year old, my 9 year old and me. Next, the horses. They were so clean!!! I've gone to... More 

Thank bcutie
Garner, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I had a great ride. Suffice it to say it's been about 48 years and some pounds since I've been on a horse and I needed help to get on and off... my foot positioning never cooperated but the staff was GREAT and gracious. The owner with her no nonsense tone, shared the basics and the whys of holding the... More 

Thank Leigh L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Art (and Patches)for a fun ride today! I appreciated getting to know about DBF as we rode through the trails. We got to see quite a bit of the large property and peaceful woods. I was also amazed at the great work they do taking in rescues and nursing them back to health!! They have real heart. Thanks... More 

Thank Anne Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My 10 year old son attended a week of camp during his October track out. He had an amazing experience. He says the people are nice and friendly. He got to take care of the horses and loved his two trial rides per day. He has been to many camps and he says this is his favorite so far. He... More 

Thank Smiley_marcie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

My son and daughter had a great time at Dead Broke Farms for a week during track out. They were first-time riders and had a great experience learning how to ride. The staff were very helpful and supportive. The kids loved spending time grooming, feeding, and riding the horses. There were various trails and the kids enjoyed going on different... More 

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