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Dora and Sparky's Riding Adventure!
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Airdate Wednesday, October 2, 2013 (Nickelodeon)
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 (DVD)
Sunday, February 7, 2016 (Nick Jr.)
U.S. Premiere Time (est.) {{{premiere}}}
Season 8
Episode 7 (aired)
9 (produced)
Written by Jorge Aguirre
Storyboard by:
Bismark "Butch" Datuin
Clint Taylor
Directed by George Chialtas
Allan Jacobsen
Henry Lenardin-Madden
Previous Verde's Birthday Party (airing order)
Dora's Great Roller Skate Adventure (production order)
Next Dora's Rainforest Talent Show (airing order)
Dora's Museum Sleepover Adventure (production order)

Dora and Sparky's Riding Adventure! is the 7th episode of Dora the Explorer from Season 8.

In production order, it's the 9th episode of Season 8.



After helping Sparky the horse feel better, Dora goes on a one more ride with him before bringing him back to the barn. Along the way, help them stop Swiper from stealing Sparky's apples, prickly bushes, and falling rocks!


Sparky and I Like to Ride Together

Places in this episode[]

  1. Rocky Mountains
  2. Prickly Forest
  3. Farm

Items in Backpack (clockwise starting from top right)[]

Note: They are all in bags.

  • Helmet (Bag #1)
  • Cowboy boots (Bag #2)
  • Lasso rope in (Bag #3; correct item)
  • Sheriff badge in (Bag #4)


  • Benny, Tico, Isa, and Boots all don't appear in this episode.
  • This is the 164th episode of the show.
  • Dora doesn't sing the Travel Song in this episode.
  • Dora doesn't ask the viewer "What was your favorite part of the trip?", she instead asks "What was your favorite part of the horse ride?".
  • The Prickly Forest returns in this episode after it last appeared in Berry Hunt.
  • When Sparky neighs, Dora tells him that they have to figure out where to go next. That phrase is previously heard in Season 4.
  • The early Season 1 version of swiping music is used.


  • iTunes lists this episode as "Dora's and Sparky's Riding Adventure!". There is an apostrophe S after "Dora".

Dora the Explorer Season 8
Dora and Perrito to the Rescue! | Puppies Galore | Catch That Shape Train | Kittens in Mittens | Dora's Great Roller Skate Adventure | Verde's Birthday Party | Dora & Sparky's Riding Adventure | Dora's Rainforest Talent Show | Dora & Diego in the Time of Dinosaurs | Dora's Ice Skating Spectacular | Riding the Roller Coaster Rocks | Dora In Wonderland | Dora's Museum Sleepover Adventure | Dora's Super Soccer Showdown | Dora Saves Fairytale Land | Dora's Night Light Adventure | Dora's Fairy Godmother Rescue | Dora's Animalito Adventure | Dora and the Very Sleepy Bear | Let's Go to Music School