Time to ride! Take to the trails, or area riding rings, to try out the fantastic facilities that our local stables have available!

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Here is a list of regional trail riding venues and trailer-in rings for you and your horse to enjoy!  So head out with some friends to enjoy horse country!

Sugaree Ranch of Horsemanship (pictured above)
6646 Raymond Helms Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Contact Zoe Sandall at 704.288.3530
$10 per horse or 3 horses or more for $5 each
Purchase a 2015 Trail Pass for unlimited riding for $100.
Negative coggins required.

Highfields Event Center
198 Gaston Road
Aiken, SC 29801
Call 803.649.3505 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
$25 per horse.
Must sign a release prior to riding, which are available in Highfields office.

Robindale Farm
7414 Broomes Old Mill Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Cal l  704.441.3497 or 704.618.7474
$20 per horse.
Negative coggins required.
Helmets on while mounted.

“The Ark”
Why Not An American Ark
3224 Medlin Road
Monroe, NC 28112
Schooling in jump and dressage rings open 7 days a week at $15 a day
Cross Country schooling is $30 a day
Guided trail rides are $30 half hour and $40 an hour!
Negative  coggins required.
www.wnaaa.com

Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve
PO Box 650, Blowing Rock, NC, 28605
828.295.4700
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Safety requirements:
-Please walk your horses on preserve property
-Please tie your horse securely in designated areas
Negative coggins required.
Hours: All year round, check-in and check-out by 5:00 pm

South Mountains State Park
3001 South Mountain Park Avenue
Connelly Springs, NC, 28612
828.433.4772
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Safety requirements: Horses are not permitted beyond Turkey Pen Gap
Negative coggins required.
Hours:
Open daily except for Christmas
Opens at 7:00 am
Closes: December, January, and February: 7:00 pm
November: 8:00 pm
March, April, and October: 9:00 pm
May – September: 10:00 pm

Gorges State Park
976 Grassy Ridge Road/Sapphire, NC, 28774
828.966.9099
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Safety requirements
Negative coggins required.
Hours: 7:00 am to 12:00 midnight

DuPont State Forest
DuPont State Recreational Forest
PO Box 300
Cedar Mountain, NC, 28718
1400 Staton Rd/Cedar Mountain, NC, 28718
828.877.6527
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*between Hendersonville and Brevard at Cedar Mountain in North Carolina
Safety requirements:
-Wearing a helmet is advised
-Buddying up is advised
-Stay on trails marked with brown wooden trail name signs
-Do not ride horses on dams
-Horses are not allowed within 50 feet of picnic shelters or other structures
-Do not ride horses out into any lakes
Negative coggins required.
Hours: 5:00 am to 10:00pm

Longleaf Lodge
131 Little Road
Hoffman, NC 28347
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Trail riding paradise.

Round pen & arena available for use.
Day use $10 per horse; reservation required.
Overnight accommodations available; rates on website.
Negative coggins required.
Must sign a release prior to riding.
Must follow NCWRC policies for riding in the Sandhills Gamelands.
Open year-round. 

Raven Rock State Park
3009 Raven Rock Road
Lillington, NC, 27546
910.893.4888
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Safety requirements:
-Avoid using trails when there are periods of heavy rainfall
-Horses are not permitted on hiking trails
Negative coggins required.
Hours:
January to February – 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
March to May – 7:00 am to 9:00 pm
June to August – 7:00 am to 10:00 pm
September to October – 7:00 am to 9:00 pm
November to December – 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Closed Christmas Day

The Trails at Amity Hill
2776 Amity Hill Rd Statesville, NC 28677
980.223.2936
www.thetrailsatamityhill.ipage.com
By appointment
$45 guided ride, $30 ride on your own
Negative Coggins required.
No dogs, first time on trails must be guided, arena use is included.