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Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours

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Gutal Company Bldg. 6th Floor, Suite 608 | Khan Uul District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
+976 11 34 3074
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Great horse back experience thanks to the caring and knowleasgeble staff of Stonehorse Mongolia

had a great 4 days horseback riding thanks to Sabine, Keith and all the horsemen of Dtonehorse... read more

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10 day Gorkhi Terelj horse riding expedition

I spent a long time looking for a horse riding holiday in Mongolia and finally stumbled across... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Stone Horse Expeditions undertakes unique horse trips through pristine cultural and wilderness landscapes. 30+ years of wilderness expedition and guiding experience. Small group size (6 guests max.), high quality, eco-friendly 8,10 and 14 day horse trekking adventures through two of Mongolia's premier wilderness parks. "Train to Ger" 3 and 4 day herder family ger stay and multi-day Gobi Desert tours.
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Gutal Company Bldg. 6th Floor, Suite 608 | Khan Uul District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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+976 11 34 3074
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Reviewed today via mobile

had a great 4 days horseback riding thanks to Sabine, Keith and all the horsemen of Dtonehorse Mongolia. They know Mongolia like the palm of their hand The horses are docile and strong which shows the love and care they have for them. Big thanks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a long time looking for a horse riding holiday in Mongolia and finally stumbled across Stone Horse, I think I definitely made the right choice! Everything was very well organised right from the initial emails to the trip itself which is exactly what...More

Thank Alice M
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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you found the trip to your liking and that you appreciated Brownie. He is one of our best horses. Well, I think they're all good and we do try to match each horse to each rider, but Brownie is a special character. Yes,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother and I went on this expedition in June 2018. We were looking for Mongolian trips which would let us see and experience the wildlife there, and this seemed like a good place to start, except that we had no experience with horse riding....More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

For having no previous horse riding experience, both you and Daniel did really well. You're fast learners. Being in good shape and a bit athletic as you both are helps. It was great to have you along, glad you liked it, and nice photo's too.Thanks...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last October, we embarked on a six day horse riding, camping trek, with "Stone Horse Expeditions". Even by Mongolian standards, October 2017, was unseasonably cold but despite the weather we so enjoyed the riding trek and had such confidence in Keith, Sabine and their Mongolian...More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You both did well riding camels for 6 days. Quite adventurous and hopefully good stories to tell when you got home. I could imagine we'll see you back again some day.

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I had a very good Email contact to Sabine to organize our stay. We just stay 4 days in Mongolai and Sabine helps us to get the perfect stay. We get picked up at the airport very early in the morning. Dava our guide drove...More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

It was nice to have you both visit and do the horse riding with us. Happy to hear you enjoyed your time here in Mongolia. You'll have to come back for a longer ride. I'll try to continue to make the picnic lunches with care.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in the ger and had one full day of horse ridning in the national park and one day of sightseeing to a monastery and the Djingis Kahn statue. Had a beautifull day of riding over a pass and into the national...More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

It was nice having along for a ride and good conversation alongside the river where we stopped for lunch. You both did well for not having ridden too much before. Great company. Come back anytime.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I wanted to experience Mongolia in the winter and with a real family. My stay with Yadmaa and Davasuren gave me valuable insights to the daily long and hard work it takes to care, manage and move different herds of animals. The days are long...More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thanks for your comments Veronica. I'll pass them along to everyone. As you saw, it is a real herder family ger (yurt) stay and not a commercial camp, and Yadmaa and Davasuren are genuine countryside hosts. So glad you enjoyed your time with us and...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

As a solo traveler, I asked Keith to organize everything for me (Guesthouse in UB and horseback riding in the park). Both, Keith and Sabine are very nice and they definitely know what they are doing, they have a lot of experiences and knowledge and...More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Tadeja, it was a pleasure to be able to organize your trip and ride with you. We did have some varied weather during those few days. Stay in touch and I look forward to hearing about your climbing exploits. Great climbing country you come from...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I have just completed the 8 day Gorkhi Terelj National Park horse riding expedition followed by the 6 day Gobi Desert Tour with a few days in Ulan Bator. What can I say, for me it was a trip I've been wanting to do for...More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Marie, it was a pleasure having you with us for the October Gorkhi-Terelj NP Expedition horse ride. You did well and could easily do our more demanding rides. Contact me when you want to return for a longer trip, perhaps the Khentii Mountains 14 day...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We have just completed the 8 Day Gorkhi Terelj National Park Expedition which we understand was the coldest that the Stone Horse has experienced. The past Trip Advisor tributes to the Stone Horse team are effusive and so well justified. The help and kindness from...More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Niel and Helen, thanks for the comments. It was a rather cold trip, but the chorus of wolves those last two nights very close by, was worth it. We're making things ready for you upcoming Gobi Camel ride with us in May 2018. See you...More

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Pomocub
25 October 2017|
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Response from Keith S | Property representative |
Just catching up with requests. Our horse riding tours are 10 days in the country with 8 days of riding. Our shortest ride is 8 days in country with 6 days of riding. We do these in the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. For... More
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Gail K
12 August 2016|
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Response from Keith S | Property representative |
Gail, Sorry for the long delay. We've been out on the trail a lot. Unfortunately, we do not have any space left for the October trip. But you could join us for several days of day trips from our cabin area after the 20th of... More
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34Cathy56
22 July 2016|
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Response from PTelan | Reviewed this property |
Cathy, We never felt unsafe in Mongolia although I would not consider the people to be very warm or approachable. I am sure that Stone Horse would accept a solo traveler like yourself and I would very strongly encourage... More
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