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Horseback Riding in Kentucky

Horseback riding in Kentucky

The Horse Racing Capital of the World, Kentucky has plenty to offer all types of horse lovers. 

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 offer horsemen and women the opportunity to bring their horse trailers to enjoy some fantastic Kentucky horseback riding all day and camp overnight. 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, 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 start planning a horseback riding adventure!

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Livingston, KY
Equine campground with 60 sites, access to 100 miles of trails in Daniel Boone National Forest, guides available
Alvaton, KY
Kentucky winery and equine livery, horse boarding, trail rides, lessons
Brooksville, KY
Guided trail rides, nature walks, group activities, Country Lodge

Hindman, KY
2-2.5 hour guided rides in morning and evenings, no riding experience necessary, seasons range from August-December and March-May, or by special request
Centre Family Dwelling, 1824-1834
Harrodsburg, KY
3,000 acres, 40 miles of multi use trails, canoe and kayak access at Shaker Landing - must bring your own boat, bird and wildflower observation stations, Stables have 20 fully...
Whitley City, KY
26 stalls, 22 sites, Pavillion, shower houses, electric/water at each site, dump station, fees for sites/stalls, no firewood on site
Taylorsville, KY
24 miles of multi-purpose trails, 3,050 acre lake, 1,200 acre park, full service marina, 42 RV/camp sites, 10 sites specifically for trailering in horses.
Pineville, KY
9,00 acres, 120 miles of trails, trails are mult-iuse but ATV/OHVs are by far the most popular user group, range in difficulty from easy/beginner-chellenging/expert, numerous ...
Owensboro, KY
Campground with primitive and developed sites, fishing lakes, pay lake, horse and bike trails
Louisa, KY
2300 acre mountain reservoir, fish for a number of species including: bass, crappie, blulegill, and catfish, full service marina, 47 campsites, 18-hole golf course, 20+ miles ...
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ADVENTURE EVENTS Kentucky National Park Pentathlon
Jul 13, 2015 - Apr 1, 2017