Leatherwood Mountains Resort is tucked away near the NC High Country and is one of the best equestrian getaways in the U.S. The Leatherwood Equine Center features over 75 miles of beautiful horseback riding trails for all skill levels, an outdoor show-sized riding ring, a covered and lighted riding arena, and events throughout the year that feature renowned equine stars like Chris Cox and Julie Goodnight.
Book your stay in our Blue Ridge Mountain resort today to start your adventure. We have a lovely selection of vacation rentals, real estate, and excellent investment opportunities through our top-notch rental program. Once you’ve experienced our equestrian wonderland, you won’t want to leave! Keep reading to learn more about the wonders in store for you during your stay.
The Perfect Destination for Horseback Riding Beginners in NC
Beginners will feel like pros in no time with the incredible horseback riding lessons at the Leatherwood Equine Center. You will receive personalized instructions from our friendly and knowledgeable Wranglers. You can also sign your kids up for our annual Summer Camp for young beginner and intermediate riders. They will have a blast horseback riding in the stunning NC Mountains.
Beginner riders will also enjoy the Leatherwood Mountains Resort guided trail rides. Well, as long as these beginners are at least eight and under 225 pounds. Our Leadline Rides are perfect for young children ages three and up or adults nervous about riding. Experience NC horseback riding in a controlled environment with an experienced handler and a laid-back horse.
Enjoy a Vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains With Your Horse
Leatherwood Mountains Resort provides dreamy vacations for both people and their horses. Enjoy camping with your horse at Leatherwood Mountain Stables. Or you can choose to stay in one of our plush vacation rentals while your horse enjoys staying in one of our 60 stalls with full-service boarding.
Our spacious and luxurious vacation homes feature all the same comforts of home but with views and adventures, you can’t experience anywhere else. Book your stay today to experience horseback riding in a serene paradise hidden away near bigger cities, Asheville and Boone, NC.