Jack's Livery Stable, Mackinac Island

#3 of 16 in Outdoors in Mackinac Island
Horseback Riding Tour · Outdoor Activity
Established in 1953 by brothers Jack and Burton Gough, Jack's offers both drive-yourself carriages and saddle horses for rent by the hour. Upon Jack's death in 1970 and Burton's death in 1976, Jack's sons, Billy and Reggie, and Burton's son, Dale, took over the stables. Today, Jack's is owned and operated by Dale and Cindy, Billy's wife, as well as Teddy, Billy's son.

Jack's opens for the season in early May and closes in mid-October. Although open 7 days a week, hours change throughout the season. Please call for more information.
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  • We took the one hour single rider deal. The price was very reasonable at 50.00 an hour with or without a guide. The horses were beautiful and are used to following the trails. You MUST go in the...  more »
  • OMG! This was so fun! No experience necessary to drive a horse and carriage around the island. “Bell” was incredibly smart and such a good girl. The staff was polite, knowledgeable, efficient and....  more »
  • One of the most fun things to do on the island is to rent your own horse and carriage and take a spin. The horses are cared for and know the way. The stable gives a lot of support to drivers and horses for a successful journey. The route takes you by beautiful views and interesting parts of the island. We had a good horse and a wonderful experience!
  • Amazing! Chance and Minnie (the horses) were so good to us and they matched our personalities. Even though we were experienced riders we decided to get a guide since we didn't know the horses or the area. Alyssa (our guide) was amazing and definitely gave us a good time and quite some good laughs. Me and my brother highly recommend her!!!!! And we cant wait for the next time we can see Minnie and Chance

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