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Equestrian

The Equestrian Center at Glade Springs is a premier horseback riding facility in West Virginia providing family fun year round.

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Equestrian Center Brochure

 

An equestrian vacation at The Resort at Glade Springs can be a great experience, whether you're an accomplished horseback rider or just starting out!

Ride along miles of marked trails that meander along mountain streams and over the hills of the resort's 4,100 acres.

You might choose a romantic carriage ride for two. Or perhaps the whole family will enjoy pony rides, especially popular with our younger guests. Riding lessons are available by appointment.

The Equestrian Center offers packaged group activities that include horseback riding and trail rides. The friendly folks at The Equestrian Center will gladly work to provide you with a truly unique outdoor experience.

Enjoy an equestrian vacation in WV with your family or other group. Choose one - or more! - of these great activities at The Equestrian Center.

Trail Rides

Enjoy the wooded countryside on these trails that are great for all levels of riders, including beginners. Riders must be taller than 52" and at least 9 years old. Maximum weight for riders is 250 pounds.

60 Minute Guided Trail Ride - $45 per person

April – September
Available daily at 9:30am, 1pm and 4pm

October – March
Available daily at 10am, 1pm and 3:30pm

Hand-Led Horse Rides

For our young equine enthusiasts we offer a 10 minute hand-led horse ride. Children must be at least three years of age and wear a helmet. The ride tours the barn and facilities. This is a great way to introduce young riders to the equestrian world. $10 per ride. Available April through October daily at 10:30am, 10:45am, 11:00am, 11:15am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:15pm, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 2:45pm

Carriage Rides

Come and relax at the Equestrian Center with a carriage ride.  Our carriage can seat four adults comfortably.  This is a fun activity for the entire family no matter what age you are.  We also offer private carriages for weddings, anniversaries, or any special occasion.

45 Minute Carriage Ride – $30 per person, under 10 yrs. – Free
Available April through October daily at 11:45am and 3:00pm

Winter Sleigh Rides

Available as snow and weather permit.

Boarding

Boarding services are available

  • Mutliple horse discount
  • 90 foot round pen; show-grade arena
  • Turnout available - several paddocks
  • Scheduled feeding twice a day
  • 12' x 12' stalls with rubber floor mats
  • Staff available daily
  • Family oriented atmosphere
  • Horse leasing available
  • 24-hour security.


 

 

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