Graves' Mountain Stables

Graves' Mountain Stables
horseback riding through the orchards
horseback group heading up Graves Mountain
autumn leaves and mountains
Spring at the Lodge: flowering trees and green grass
Graves' Mountain Stables
Graves' Mountain Lodge
Route 670
Syria, VA 22743
Region Central Virginia
Locality Madison
Phone: (540) 923-4231
Packing Shed: (540) 923-4638
Syria Store: (540) 923-4212
Fax: (540) 923-4312

Graves Mountain Lodge has miles and miles of scenic horse trails meandering along the countryside and through the mountains.

Whether you are an experienced equestrian or beginner, you're are sure to find a mount suited to your needs. The stables at Graves, under the management of Eddie Birckhead, offers hour-long guided rides throughout each day. Longer half day rides, dinner rides, overnight rides and lessons are available.

Arrangements for rides are scheduled through GML main office (540-923-4231). There is a strict 24 hour cancelation policy. Riders must be at least 8 years of age, 54 inches tall and not weigh more than 300 pounds.  For those under the age of 8, ask about our lead-line pony rides.

Open March - November.  We also offer winter rides from November - March at a discounted $35 per person for one-hour rides, and regular price for longer rides.  View the beauty of a frozen stream from horseback: take a ride through Winter Wonderland.  

You can meet the horses and staff on their Facebook page, listed here:  


Admission Fee: $40/hour Horseback Ride--also may bring your own horse & ride our trails

Last Updated: 12/3/2014 2:53 PM
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