This is the ride for families with small children - and the whole family, too. Children are riding horses and are hand led. This ride is adaptable and safe for youngsters that can sit quietly and patiently. We do not ride double. Around 1/2 hour of riding. There is no lower age limit. All ages can ride, with the smallest riders hand led by an experienced walker. Farm animal tour to follow the ride. $60/person. (Allow 45 min to 1hr total for this option.)
PONYTIME For the smallest children. $40/child
This is a handled ride for tiny ones under 50 lbs and~ 6 years old. We use small horses and this includes a farm animal visit
FOUR SEASONS TRAIL RIDE
Enjoyable anytime of the year, this trail ride is a scenic cruise through the rolling meadows, with views of wooded hillsides. No steep drops or difficult hill climbs. Perfect for those looking to slow down, relax, and enjoy some horse time. This is a suitable ride for confident beginners and children over 60 lbs. with prior riding experience Pick this ride only if ready to learn to learn riding basics -We do not do a pattern ride like other riding stables, you must be ready to learn to assist your horse on the ride, and coaching is always available.
Approx. 1hr 20-30 min of riding time. (with the mini lesson.) $99/person
FOUR SEASONS TRAIL RIDE for Beginners
This ride is the best for those that have never ridden or are unsure about what to expect. We will take more time to introduce you to riding and build your confidence. This ride has the same beautiful views and area as the longer Four Seasons Ride but more coaching for those new to horses. Not suitable for most children under 60lbs or 9 years old (Pick the Family Meadow ride instead). $75/person ~ 1 hr plus extra coaching if needed
YOUR EXPERIENCE AT EQUESTRIAN RIDGE WILL BE UNIQUE FROM OTHER TRAIL RIDING VENUES.
OUR HORSES ARE TRAINED TO RESPOND TO YOUR CONTROL; NOT JUST FOLLOW THE HORSE IN FRONT OF YOU !
YOU WILL BE ACTIVELY RIDING AND GUIDING YOUR MOUNT ON YOUR RIDE, AND YOU CAN CHOOSE A ROLLING MEADOW OR MORE CHALLENGING TRAILS OVER WOODED HILLSIDES. YOU DECIDE!
BECAUSE YOU WILL BE ACTIVELY IN CHARGE OF YOUR HORSE, ALL RIDERS MUST BE ABLE TO SAFELY RIDE INSIDE THE RIDING ARENA BEFORE PROCEEDING ONTO THE TRAILS.
A SEASONED PROFESSIONAL WILL BE WITH ALL TRAIL RIDES TO ASSIST, ANSWER QUESTIONS, AND OFFER HORSE ADVICE.
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We are open 6 days a week - only by Reservation in advance
Children can ride on trail rides or have special private horse time
Special Occasion? Horse time available for requests.
HORSING AROUND RIDE Limited & Variable times for summer
This is the best ride for you if you are looking for a special, unique, personalized riding experience. This is a private tour.
It can be for couples, or your family or friends. We can do a variety of ride types to suit your style.
*If you want a private tour for a special getaway.- or more challenging riding.
*If you are a first time rider, or are uneasy about riding for any reason - this ride is for you! We will take time to introduce you to your mount, have time to find your balance and learn about your horse prior to heading out on the trail. Any concerns will be sorted out prior to leaving on your ride, which can be a variable mixture of wooded trails or open meadows- YOU DECIDE! About 1 1/2 hours summer's heat but can be longer in cooler seasons $125/person 3 or more riders / $150/ person two riders We only have one horse for heavier riders...Jade can carry 300#
Hilltops and Hollers Trail Ride
This is an adaptable and variable ride, depending on weather conditions and time of year. We start out with an introduction to your horses and then go ride SUM HILLS AND HOLLERS! This ride lasts about 1 and 1/2 hours, and includes the mini lesson.
Tree covered hillsides and deep woods vistas are abundant on this ride. This ride is suitable for adventurous beginners and the experienced riders. Not suitable for young children unless have prior riding experience. $99/rider
We have a 215# limit on this ride & 4 riders
What is a Holler? A small rising valley between 2 hills often containing a creek.