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Dora and Sparky's Riding Adventure!
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Airdate Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Season 8
Episode 7
Previous Verde's Birthday Party
Next Dora's Rainforest Talent Show

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

Characters present


Dora helps Sparky the horse feel better, and then takes him for a ride before returning him to the barn.


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Sparky and I Like to Ride Together


Items in Backpack (clockwise starting from top right

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


  • Benny, Tico, Isa, and Boots don't appear in this episode.
  • The Nickelodeon logo music is low toned at the end of this episode.
  • This is the 165th episode of the show.
  • Dora doesn't sing the Travel Song in this episode since Boots is not with her and doesn't appear in this episode, they're also not traveling with each other either.
  • 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".
  • This is the second episode where the Prickly Forest is a location, first being Berry Hunt.
  • When Sparky neighs, Dora tells him that they have to figure out where to go next. That phrase is reused in Season 4.


  • 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