“However..... Reindeer has created a wonderful environment for you to experience the joy of moving in your body.” In 2 reviews. “ Riders are held accountable for taking care of their assigned horses all the way from tacking up to cooling them down at the end of the lessons.” In 3 reviews.
“I would highly recommend them as a barn for the serious competitor through the person just wanting to start out.” In 4 reviews. “Bracken hollow Stables is a wonderful place to learn to ride, sharpen your riding skills and learn how to care for horses.” In 4 reviews.
“I've ridden at gold creek for almost 2 years now and my trainer has never abused her own horses or the school horses.” In 4 reviews. “The cabins for the younger kids are quite “posh” (nice bunk beds, indoor bathrooms and showers, decks with fire pits to make 'stores by at night).” In 2 reviews.
“It has been a wonderful opportunity for my daughter to learn more about her passion and ride in a beautiful setting.” In 2 reviews. “There are a lot of places close to us near our home in the May Valley area, but nothing felt right until we stumbled upon NW NHC in Fall City.” In 3 reviews.
“My daughter has been learning from Adana for about two years now, and she loves it.” In 3 reviews. And care a lot about the safety of the horses.” In 7 reviews.
19012 SE Lake Young's Rd, Renton, WA “I've been riding at PTR for over a year now and it is the best barn I've ridden at.” In 4 reviews.
Loved the haunted house, and the various animals you can pet as well as horse rides!” In 2 reviews. “In addition, Carol will be teaching two separate weeks of intensive riding camps for children this summer.” In 4 reviews.
“Our daughter has been going to Phoenix Farm for a few years now, and we only have good things to say about Teri and her team.” In 4 reviews. “ Katherine goes out of her way to improve her students, she is an inspiration to all the students.” In 3 reviews.
“The only real downside of this place is there is an l-o-n-g waiting list to get a stall in the barn.” In 2 reviews. “It has been awhile since I rode with Lisa, but I can tell you not only did I learn, but had the time of my life.” In 2 reviews.
Northwest of Seattle on Whitney Island, the 645 acre Fort Era State Park makes a great base for exploring the 28-mile Kettles Trail Network. The trailhead is near Ding ford Creek Falls, and the trail runs up to the Alpine Wilderness boundary (9 miles).
East of Seattle, the 108-mile John Wayne Pioneer Trail follows the former roadbed of the Chicago-Milwaukee-St Paul-Pacific Railroad stretching from the Cascades to the Idaho border and is open to horseback riding. The 100-mile portion from Cedar Falls (near North Bend) to the Columbia River near Vantage is managed as Iron Horse State Park.
The route passes through second generation forest and at the summit offers vistas of Mount Olympus, the strait and Vancouver Island. Near CLE Elm in the Flanagan National Forest, the Devils Ridge Trail is a 17.6 mile horseback riding route.
Southeast of Seattle and Mt Rainier near Pack wood, the Goat Rocks Wilderness is a 105,600 acre wonderland. Northeast of Woodland in the Blue Lake area, the Valley Trail is a 16.7 mile horseback riding route.
From Road 28 to the Blue Lake Or Trailhead the trail is also open to hikers, mountain bikes and motorcycles. Southeast of Seattle in the Niches Ranger District, the Chinook Pass area has miles of horseback riding trails.
The horse trails can be connected to form a variety of loops of varying distances and difficulties. With summer on its way, there are many places in the greater Seattle area where individuals can ride a horse on a woodland trail.
Their instructors have a vast amount of years as horse people, training and teaching classes. There are many programs for children, though some stables offer adult classes and trail riding.
Its classes cover four different riding styles: Western, Equitation, Hunt Seat and Dressage. Its show teams successfully compete at the local, national and international levels, winning many awards and honors.
Sunrise Stables recently relocated to a property closer to the Monroe Fairgrounds, and is about 50 minutes northeast of Seattle. Trail rides are offered throughout the year and are guided by one of the stable staff members.
In addition to riding skills, students learn horse grooming and safety. Skills learned in the classes include riding, balance, grooming and safety.
This farm mainly works with Arabians and Hanoverian horses, which are trained to be calm, gentle and patient with riders. Owner and instructor Maureen O’Connell Doherty is a trained artist and experienced horsewoman.
Private and semi-private lessons are offered throughout the year, and students learn in a nurturing environment. Throughout the summer, the school offers Art & Horse Camp weekly from the end of June through August.
Karen Invested is a mother and professional writer/photographer, who lives in the greater Seattle area. She continually researches locations to visit, and/or entertainment opportunities for family outings and/or photo shoots.
… I realized that there are probably many others who are interested in knowing where the best horse trails in the area are, too. So, without further ado, here are some of the best resources for horseback riding, riding stalls, and public horse trails in the Franklin/Nashville, Tennessee area.
This is a deeply forested park that you can drive many miles in your car along the narrow winding road. Percy Warner Park is home to the only public horse trails in Davidson County.
The bridle paths are shaded and that makes for a relaxing and fun ride. It’s actually one of the best places to ride due to the wild open nature of the wooded settings and the landscape diversity.