Horseback Riding in Kentucky
As the Horse Racing Capital of the World, Kentucky has plenty to offer all types of horse lovers, from kids to adults.
Equestrian enthusiasts can enjoy world-class horseback riding in Kentucky year-round. With hundreds of miles of Kentucky horse trails in every region of the state, a trail can be found to challenge everyone from the beginner to even the most accomplished rider.
Kentucky has numerous stables that offer horse rentals for day use. Kentucky horse camps and parks offer horsemen and women the opportunity to bring their horse trailers to enjoy some fantastic Kentucky horseback riding all day and camp overnight – reservations are recommended. Visitors will also see scenic views, wildlife, natural features and enjoy great camaraderie along Kentucky horse trails.
Whether you’re a veteran trail rider or someone who has never ridden before and is eager to learn about horses and horseback riding, there is a riding destination in Kentucky to meet your needs–from privately-owned stables to the nearest state park. The dozens of Kentucky horseback riding outfitters, private guides and organized trail rides across the state can help you unleash your spirit of adventure. View our list of statewide places to ride and make reservations for your horseback riding adventure!
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Lake Cumberland, Cumberland River, Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, Kentucky Pedal & Paddle.
1,200 acre equestrian center and farm in northern Fayette County, home to numerous equestrian organizations, Legacy trail connects downtown Lexington to Horse Park, 35 minute ...
Goose Creek, Redbird River, South Fork Kentucky River, Redbird District Daniel Boone National Forest, Bert T. Combs RV Park and Campground Y-Holler Trail System
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Daniel Boone National Forest, Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail, Big South Fork Cumberland River, Big South Fork S...
Russell Creek, Green River, Green River Lake State Park
3398 acre park, 27,700 acre lake, fish for: 5 species of bass, crappie, muskie, trout, walleye, catfish and bream, spearfish for rough fish, 15 miles of multi-use trails, boat...
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Pennyrile State Forest, Jones-Keeney WMA, Tradewater River, Lake Beshear, Tradewater Canoes & Kayaks
A South Points Scenic Area, Iroquois Park features a variety of trails (for hikers, bikers and horseback riders), an amphitheater, a boat dock, boat ramp and gun range, plus t...
6,218 acres, 35 miles of trails for hiking, 12 miles open to horseback riding, fishing at 5.5 acre Tom Wallace Lake, camping
1.5, 3 & 6 mile trails,Both the 1.5 and 3 mile trails have smooth terrain and estimated times are 1/2 hour and 1 hour respectively, the 6 mile trail covers more difficult terr...
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