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Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours

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Address: #1 Horse Run, Terlingua, TX 79852
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Guided Horseback Trail Rides, hourly, 1/2 day w Lunch, All Days, Overnight...

Guided Horseback Trail Rides, hourly, 1/2 day w Lunch, All Days, Overnight camping trips, Big Bend Natl' & State Park. 28+ years in operation.

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Awesome sunset ride

The two hour sunset ride at Lajitas stables was awesome! Our guides Javier, Armando, and Bob were very helpful and supportive--especially to my kids who had never ridden a horse... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Katy, Texas
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Katy, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The two hour sunset ride at Lajitas stables was awesome! Our guides Javier, Armando, and Bob were very helpful and supportive--especially to my kids who had never ridden a horse. The views from the top of the canyon were amazing--a vacation experience my family will never forget. I would highly recommend Lajitas Stables to anyone.

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lajitasstables, Front Office Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Howdy !! Thanks for the great Review !!!! We do pride ourselves in the exceptional Guides we have to show you this beautiful country. We are Very happy to hear You will have these great memories for the rest of your Life. See ya on the trails!!!! More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our entire experience was wonderful. Our guides, the horses, the trails, the views, it was all really great.

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lajitasstables, Front Office Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Yee Haw, Great to hear you loved your ride, and Thanks for sharing! More 

Longview, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome ride! The guide was patient, knowledgeable & kind which was perfect for our group! The views were amazing and the horses were sweet!

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lajitasstables, Front Office Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Howdy Thanks for sharing your experience with us and other viewers we look forward to seeing you for another day on the trails!! Thanks again. More 

Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really had a great time during our ride at big bend stables. Our guide was informative and made sure we were safe at all times. Looking forward to visiting again.

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lajitasstables, Front Office Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Howdy Thanks so much for your review and cant wait to be on the trail with Ya'll !!!!! Happy Trails!!!! More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 1/2 day with lunch. The views were great and Josh was knowledgeable and would stop and give nice trivia about the wildlife and vegetation. Lunch was a picnic with turkey, cheese, pickles - not PB&J. This was the highlight of our trip. Would do it again in a heartbeat.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Yea!!! Another great day in the saddle! That's what we love to hear! We look forward to your return! More 

Austin, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PROS: Easy to book, automatic emailed reminders were a nice touch. Horses well well-behaved and well cared for. Staff was friendly and it seemed like a nice place to work. You could tell there was a clear system for trail rides that was executed several times a day. I appreciate that helmets are optional. CONS: It was a bit of... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your trail ride experience with us and our viewers. There are indeed systems and policies in place at all our Stables. We pride ourselves on that. We are sorry if your group felt the ride was too rigid though. Not that we would have allowed galloping across the desert, but we certainly could have suggested a... More 

Carlsbad, New Mexico
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We took the Lajitas tour. The views were awesome and our guide and horses were enjoyable. I've had some experience riding horses over the past 40 years, but this ride was way beyond my experience level and comfort zone! The terrain was rugged and 3 hours on a horse is a long time, even with breaks!! Next time I would... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

We have to agree that the views from the saddle at the Lajitas Stables ride are hard to beat. And we pride ourselves on our guides and horses; all exceptionally trained! We are sorry if the ride was a bit above your skill level. We've find that when booking online, we aren't 'there' in person (so to speak) to assist... More 

Carlsbad, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The view from the mountain top was fabulous. And, the service provided by our guide was superior. However, I do not recommend this ride for novices. This is a three-hour ride over some rugged mountain terrain. Ride at Big Bend instead if you are a novice or cautious person.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

We have to agree that the views from the saddle at the Lajitas Stables ride are hard to beat. And we pride ourselves on our guides and horses; all exceptionally trained! We agree, that the ride at Lajitas Stables can be more physically and visually (heights) challenging and a ride at the Big Bend Stables would be better suited to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

I went on the two hour sunset ride at Big Bend Stables. My previous horse riding experience was minimal, but that was not a problem. My guide, Haley, was very knowledgeable and helpful throughout the ride. My horse was very well behaved and easy to handle. Horseback riding is a great way to explore the unique landscape. I thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

The 2 hour Sunset ride is one of our most popular rides. So glad you noticed the quality of seeing the Big Bend from the horseback trail because it is certainly the most classic way to do so! Thank you for the rave review. More 

Lake Jackson, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We took the half day trip with lunch. Our guide, Haley, was terrific. Very knowledgeable and patient. The horses were wonderful. Try to get Zeus...he has personality galore...I was giggling at him by the end!!! Food was delish! I would definitely make plans to ride if down in the area.

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lajitasstables, Guest Relations Manager at Lajitas & Big Bend Stables - Day Tours, responded to this review

You guys 'LOOKED' like you where having fun! And thank you so much for the kind words. Zeus has always been popular. See y'all next time! More 

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