(1) Hour “Horse Sense” lessons while riding the beautiful trails of the Hudson Valley countryside. Emphasis on balance, seat control, safe horse handling and the do’s and don’ts of trail riding. Helmets are provided. A good start for the new trail rider. No nonsense nuts & bolts safe riding. We can also tailor the lesson to various levels.
(2) Hour ride with a snack break on the trail, we provide the coffee and goodies. We tailor each trip with the rider’s safety, comfort and wishes in mind. The “snack breaks” are meant for the rider’s comfort and the horses’ wellbeing. The short trip is a good way to get back in shape and is great for all riders. Makes for a great day trip activity and is the perfect getaway to escape the concrete jungle.
Half Day Trip: (4) Hour ride in the morning or afternoon, with lunch and coffee breaks on the trail. Allow extra time in your day schedule for the breaks. Our trails are extensive, cool forest, open valley trails, lakes, spring fed brooks and ponds. Bring your swimsuit and a towel. This is a good “get away from it all” trip. Perfect for reconnecting with friends, making memories for families and loved ones or even an experiential corporate outing. Enjoy a little piece of the real America, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Full Day Trip: (8) Hour ride with coffee breaks and lunch on the trail. A unique riding experience, getting back to nature, freedom to enjoy breathtaking scenery, clean clear lakes & streams, in a region rich in history and natural beauty. Feel free to go for a swim or bring your fishing rod and permit. Horses make the great outdoors accessible in a way that is different than backpacking or hiking. Dinner at trails end optional.
Overnight Trip: Start at 9AM and return at 12PM the next day. First day: Coffee break, lunch on the trail, dinner in camp. Second Day: Breakfast in camp, coffee break and lunch on the trail. A night under the stars, no better way to get back to basics, clean air, clean water, tranquil forests, pristine valleys, invigorating for the body and spirit. We provide all camping equipment and food. Please bring your own basic necessities. We attempt to comply with all menu requests and restrictions.
Weekend Trip: Start at 9AM Saturday and end 6PM Sunday. All meals are included, with dinner at the trail head. Time for fishing, swimming, canoeing, nature rides, exploring, visits to local farms or just R&R. The mountain camp is on Mt. Taconic in the Berkshires, a few miles from the Berkshires, a few miles from the Appalachian Trail. Good food, good company and tall tales around the campfire. What could be better?
Yoga Ride: (1.5) Hour trail ride with a guide and experienced yogi.
Sunset/Sunrise: (1) Hour trail ride, taking in the gorgeous vistas and the light dancing across the horizon. Thinking about popping the question or impressing a date? Highly recommended for that ultimate romantic experience.