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Maui Horseback Tours
Much of Maui was built for Horseback riding. From the high rolling hills of Upcountry to the rugged volcanic coastline trails of Makena, Maui offers unparalleled horseback experience along with unlimited views of the island’s natural beauty.
Below we have reviewed Maui’s horseback experiences for you.
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Located on the West side of Maui, Ironwood Ranch offers excursions along the coast with views of the West Maui Mountains and our neighboring islands of Lanai, and Molokai. Their horseback rides vary from brilliant sunset rides to tropical journeys through lush valleys and rolling hills.
Mendes Ranch and Trail Rides
The horseback rides at Mendes Ranch are spectacular. Beginning at the Mendes Ranch Corral, you will be led through green rolling pastures up into the West Maui Mountains and along the Waihe’e Valley. You’ll be given the opportunity to see Maui’s largest waterfalls as well as stunning views of the West Maui Mountains, the central valley, Haleakala, and the islands of Maui County.
Maui Horse Whisperer Experience
By far the most educational and interesting of all horseback experiences, the Maui Horse Whisperer Experience with Franklin Levinson transcends regular Horse Back Tours. Franklin Levinson is famous in the horse training world for his unique approaches to handling horses. With an emphasis on building trust, Franklin manages to build a positive relationship between you and your horse.
Having a high level of confidence while on a horse can be a difficult thing to achieve for the novice rider. With Franklin’s Maui Horse Whisperer Experience, riders of all levels are instilled with a sense of understanding of the horse before riding. With the help of Franklin Levinson and his staff, you’ll receive much more than just a horseback ride through paradise. These programs are limited to small groups, so you’ll want to make your reservation ahead of time. If you’d like to participate in this unique Maui experience, call (808) 572-6211.
Triple L Ranch
If you’re looking for a private open range to explore while on horseback, look into Triple L Ranch. (808) 280-7070.