Guided Trail Rides - Open to the public
To schedule your ride:
Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve
9501 Sunset Lake Road
Prior Lake, MN
Take I-35 to exit 84 (by Lakeville Super Target)
Then take 185th St. W - head west for 4 miles.
Take a right on Murphy Lake Blvd and go 2.7 miles.
Then stay straight on Sunset Lake Road.
Parking lot for horse entrance is on your right.
Join the fun of horse riding in Minnesota through miles of scenic trails. By having 4 locations you can experience some of the best horseback riding in Minnesota. Typical group rides are 2-6 people. Most ride locations are within a short driving distance from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. Give a Dakota Stables trail ride gift certificate to the horse lover in your life (it's easier and better than wrapping up a pony). Just call us.
What you need to know:
You will need to call ahead for directions to your trail tour at least 24 hours in advance.
You will almost always be meeting us at a trail head at the park.
Plan ahead! We are a private facility and reservations are required. We do not except walk-ins.
When you make your reservations, make sure that the times/date work for everyone in your party.
Make sure you have the right clothing and things you want to bring with you. As a rule, you should layer your clothes.
There is a weight limit of 260 lbs. Be honest, you can hurt the horse you ride if you really weigh more.
Youth must be at least 10 years old.
The park reserve where we do the rides does charge a permit fee of $5 per rider.
Since are tours are private and are booked according to a mutual schedule, we do not offer refunds. If you are more than 20 minutes late you may forfeit your ride.
Always give yourself extra time in order to get ready for the ride, check in and perhaps give yourself some time to familiarize yourself with your horse. We think it's very important for you to bond with your horse.
If you have a physical ailment or handicap please let us know. We will try to accommodate your needs.
Refunds?? We do not give refunds on any of our services. A credit or gift certificate may be provided should there be some reason why you did not complete your scheduled ride/ lesson.
Ask the reservation desk what the particular rules are that apply when making your reservation.
If the weather is bad- you'll receive a rain check to reschedule your tour.