Virginia Trail Riding



    Northern Virginia | Shenandoah Valley | Central Virginia | Blue Ridge Highlands
    Southern Virginia | Heart of Appalachia


     Northern Virginia

    Marriott Ranch in Hume

    Ashburn - Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park - The W&OD Trail includes 33 miles of bridle path for horseback riding. It runs from Fairfax County to Purcellville.

    Boston - Blue Ridge Lane Farm is a laid back family farm offering trail rides, lessons, training, mini pony rides, therapeutic riding & horse transport.

    Delaplane - Sky Meadows State Park offers a bridle trail for riders.

    Hume - Marriott Ranch offers guided trial rides overlooking the Marriott's 4,200-acre Texas longhorn cattle ranch. Feel like a real cowboy or cowgirl at this place!

    Middleburg - The Equestrian Center at Salamander Resort & Spa offers hourly guided trail rides through the beautiful hunt country of Virginia, riding lessons to all skill levels, carriage rides, equine communication, essential horsemanship, Yoga in the Stable, Yoga on Horseback, & Equi-Spective (a Self Awareness & Leadership Development course).


     Shenandoah Valley

    Bentonville - The Raymond R. "Andy" Guest Jr. Shenandoah River State Park offers horse rentals and bridle paths.

    ElktonMountaintop Ranch Wilderness Horseback Trail Rides offer one and two hour themed guided rides through the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are surrounded on three sides by the Shenandoah National Park and have beautiful views and vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

    Front Royal - Royal Horseshoe Farm is a commercial riding stable on 50 acres of pasture and 90 acres of forest and meadow trails. Offering boarding, instruction, trail rides, and summer camps.

    Keezletown - Keezlenutten Farm Trail Rides features the scenic western slope of Massanutten for all levels of riders ages 10 and up.

    Luray - Skyland Resort Stables in the beautiful Shenandoah National Park offers 1 and 2 1/2-hour tours.

    Swoope - Experience the West and enjoy the ultimate horse trail riding adventure through North Mountain Outfitter Inc. Adventures include half-day, full day or overnight stays, where you will sleep under the stars in tents at the base camp, just like cowpokes!

    The Wagon Wheel Ranch in Winchester

    Winchester - Ride the trails at The Wagon Wheel Ranch - everything from your basic campfire to a full cowboy chow evening ride! Your horse is already saddled at The Wagon Wheel Ranch.


     Central Virginia

    Pamplin - Old Dominion Trail Rides provides quiet, well-mannered horses and experienced equestrian guides to navigate you through some of Virginia's most beautiful country-side. Fantastic photo opportunities and wildlife galore! Black bear, deer, turkey, coyote & soaring eagles are just some of the critters often seen while on the trail.

    Petersburg - Idle Moment Farm offers trail rides along old wooded farm roads for people with their own horses.

    Powhatan - Cedar Ridge Farm offers one hundred acres of open and wooded areas for riding.

    Wingina - 121 Robbin's Nest Farm: A Private Retreat & Horse Farm offers trail riding, as well as horse trailer sites with water and electricity, if you need a place to pull in for the night.

    Gordonsville - Oakland Heights Farm has riding on trails that Thomas Jefferson and James Madison themselves used centuries ago.


     Blue Ridge Highlands

    The New River Trail State Park offers horse rentals and plenty of bridle trails.

    Rocky Mount - Blackwater Equine Farms is a premier equestrian facility on 57 acres and offers training, riding lessons, a riding arena and show barn.


     Southern Virginia

    South Boston - Shangrila Retreat, an all-inclusive guest ranch featuring horseback riding, is truly southern hospitality at its finest. Offering all-inclusive horseback riding packages and day trail rides by appointment.


     Heart of Appalachia

    Clintwood - Serious horseback riders will love the scenic trail of the Cumberland & Pine Mountain Trail Riders ... it follows the crest of the Cumberland Mountains dividing Virginia and Kentucky! Trailhead parking is available for horse trailers and the trail requires map reading and safety skills. Join us for our annual trail rides in May and October.

    Coeburn - Dan Hall Mountain Resort & Country Club offers horseback riding through mountain trails.

Last Updated: 10/14/2015 1:18 PM
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