When you visit Hocking Hills, you will experience a variety of outdoor activities in the area. You can visit Hocking Hills State Park for incredible hiking trails or book an outdoor activity such as zip lining. One of the most popular outdoor activities for both locals and visitors to enjoy is horseback riding. Whether you are a pro or have never been before horseback riding is an enjoyable experience. Hocking Hills has several different companies and stables where you can book a horseback riding experience. Here are some of our favorite spots for horseback riding in Hocking Hills!
Hocking Hills Horse Rides LLC
You know with a name like Hocking Hills Horse Rides LLC, you have come to the right place. This local stable is the closest to horseback riding in Hocking Hills which is offered near our vacation properties in South Bloomingville. Hocking Hills Horse Rides is known in the community for rehabilitating and training horses to give them a forever home. You will find horseback rides available twice a day at either 11:30 AM or 1:30 PM. Rides are available on any day Thursday through Sunday and reservations can be made by calling 740-603-0193. Visitors can enjoy a shorter ride at 11:30 AM that is an hour long and takes you through the basics. The 1:30 PM ride is twice as long and great for more experienced riders. Either of these daily rides takes you around the stable and the nearby area. Destination rides are also available and longer to complete. These can take you out to sites such as Crystal Falls or Red Rock. The Wander About ride takes you to both locales along with Box Canyon and Parish Rock. Horseback riding is a great time to propose to a loved one. Hocking Hills Horse Rides LLC offers a proposal ride to surprise your loved one. New riders can book an introductory lesson that will take them through the basics before they hit the trail. You can also show up early for the morning ride or stick around late after the evening ride to groom your horse and give it some feed. As you can see, Hocking Hills Horse Rides LLC takes pride in providing an excellent horseback riding experience here in the area.
Blue Moon Acres, LLC
The best horseback riding in Hocking Hills is in Blue Moon Acres. This horseback riding and adventure company is perfect for those who are looking to explore more scenic trails. Blue Moon Acres is located Laurelville and is by appointment only. They offer private horseback riding adventures during the summer season from May through October. Up to four adults or teens can enjoy a horseback riding experience. What sets Blue Moon Acres apart from other local stables is that the horses obey their rider instead of the leader of the tour. This allows you to be in control of your horse. Guests will be given all of the basics before their private tour starters so you can establish a partnership with your horse. Depending on the trail you can even trot or gait to your comfort level. Typical scenery shown along the trails include hemlock trees, canyons, rims, creeks, natural rock formations, waterfalls, caves, and more. You can also have your horseback ride be a special occasion or surprise such as a proposal just be sure to let Blue Moon Acres know in advance. Book your private horseback ride today by calling 740-380-6230.
Spotted Horse Ranch
If you are on the lookout for a horseback riding experience that can also host a live event for you, look no further than Spotted Horse Ranch. This local ranch is another great option for those looking to enjoy a horseback riding experience. The views along the stable are incredible and showcase the valley around you. You can enjoy the usual one-hour or two-hour rides that other stables offer in the area. You will be able to ride down a trail with a guide for a memorable experience. Expect plenty of tips to help you make the most of navigating your horse down hills and trails. You can book your horseback rides in large groups or small parties for a private experience. What really sets Spotted Horse Ranch apart from the rest is its cowboy cookout ride. This is a unique horseback ride where you enjoy a ride for two hours followed by a visit to the Chuckwagon. Here, chef Michael Solt will prepare a feast worthy of any cowboy. The meal will last for approximately an hour before you head back to the stables.
Saddle Up for the Best Horseback Riding in Hocking Hills
Horseback riding is just one of many exciting activities we have planned for you here in Hocking Hills. Book one of our vacation rental homes today for the best stay in the area. Need more information? Contact us today!