As of March 30th, 2020 Horse Trail Rides is temporarily closed.
Please check back frequently for updates.
Enjoy the amazing beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains from Horseback Riding NC!
Ride seasoned trail horses or mules and experience the outdoors in a relaxed, unhurried manner. Beginner horseback riders are always welcome. Young or old, experienced or not, practically everyone can ride one of our horses or mules. Riders for our guided trail rides must be at least 8 years old & weigh less than 225 lbs. All NC horseback riders receive personalized attention and instruction from our friendly Wranglers. Helmets are required & provided.
Our sure-footed horses & mules are gentle enough for beginners, so take
advantage of this opportunity to horseback ride NC and see Leatherwood’s pristine trails
under safe, supervised conditions.
YOU MUST CALL AHEAD TO SCHEDULE RESERVATIONS
NON-REFUNDABLE PAYMENT DUE UPON BOOKING
NEW RULES STARTING SPRING 2013:
- HELMETS ARE REQUIRED & PROVIDED
- 225 WEIGHT LIMIT STRICTLY ENFORCED
- WE OPERATE OUR RIDING PROGRAM WITH HORSES & MULES! YOU MAY BE PAIRED WITH EITHER EQUINE BASED ON AVAILABILITY & EXPERIENCE LEVELS. REQUESTS ARE CONSIDERED BUT NOT ALWAYS AN OPTION.
Call for Daily Schedule!
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK TO SERVE YOU!!!
4+ mile mountain trail ride – approximately 2 hours long $90
2 + mile mountain trail ride – approximately 1 hour long $50
LEAD LINE RIDES
For the younger kids (ages 2 & up) and timid adults, we now offer a lead-line rides. This one-on-one ride will be given by a trained handler in a controlled environment on a well seasoned docile horse. Bring the kids for a great first experience that will last a lifetime.
- 15 minutes $20
- 30 minutes $40
- 45 minutes $60
- 60 minutes $80
The horses are led by a wrangler of Leatherwood Mountains. We can accommodate as many children during these sessions as time will permit