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Horseback Riding

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Horseback riding trails and trips in Western North Carolina

Horseback riding may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Asheville activities. Sure, there are the spectacular mountain views, long hiking trails, vibrant cultural scene and whitewater. So why not add horseback riding to the list? You and the kids will love it, walking or gently trotting with your horse, reins in hand.

Asheville area businesses have plenty to offer horsemen and horsewomen of any skill level. Check these spots for a variety of excursions, horse rentals, trail rides, tack supplies and other services, amenities and events. Be sure to make advance reservations when planning any guided trips.

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Biltmore

  • One Lodge Street
  • Asheville, NC 28803
  • Phone: (828) 225-1333
  • Region: South

Discover the wonders of Biltmore™ in Asheville. Begin with the breathtaking beauty of 250-room Biltmore House — America's largest home® — and century-old gardens. Explore the 8,000-acre backyard through a variety of activities from horseback riding …more

Cedar Creek Stables

  • 542 Cedar Creek Road
  • Lake Lure, NC 28746
  • Phone: (828) 625-2811
  • Region: Other

Cedar Creek Stables is a public horseback-riding stable nestled in the beautiful mountains of Lake Lure, N.C. We offer a variety of activities. Horseback rides of 1, 1 1/2, and 2 hours in length. Pony rides, Seasonal Gem Mining, fishing, picnicking …more

Clear Creek Ranch

  • 100 Clear Creek Drive
  • Highway 80 South
  • Burnsville, NC 28714
  • Phone: (828) 675-4510

Enjoy riding through the Pisgah Nation Forest in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. The ranch has a great group of wranglers, and an excellent string of sure- footed mountain horses perfectly suited to anyone's riding ability. Riding orientation and …more

Country Boy Trail Rides

  • 1571 Highway 213
  • Marshall, NC 28753
  • Phone: 828-649-9428

Riding into many acres of countryside in beautiful Madison County, NC.

English Mountain Llama Treks

  • 767 Little Creek Road
  • Hot Springs, NC 28743
  • Phone: 828-622-9686

Enjoy guided llama trekking through the Great Smoky Mountains and let a llama carry your lunch or gear.

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