Horseback Riding Trails
As the Horse Capital of the World, Kentucky is serious about horsing around. There are numerous trail systems and parks that can provide weeks of riding at a time. These trail systems are located throughout the commonwealth area and make for a variety of riding experiences. Kentucky's equestrian trails are located in close proximity to some of the finest horse camps and stables in the world. These fine facilities help make it easy to get on the trail, whether you’re an experienced equestrian or new to riding horses.
Search for different rides around Kentucky below and click on each for a map, directions and details.
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Olive Hill, KY
multi use trail that passes the mature hardwood of Tygart State Forest, the scenic Smoky Creek valley and old home places in Kiser Hollow. This trail is steep and rocky in pl...
1.5 miles, spur off Marina Main Trail, moderate
2 1/2 mile looped trail, Trailhead #1, rolling terrain through forests and fields, rated easy
.5 mile, spur off Marina Main Trail, very difficult
3.2 miles, begins at Little Lick campground, follows river for much of its length, runs with Nathan McClure trail, breaks off and runs to base of hill near Lake Cumberland, en...
38 miles, paved & narrow, currently part of the Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail, open to hikers, cyclists, equestrains & 4x4s,
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