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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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
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...
1000 acre park, 12 site campground with water and electric, 200 acre fishing lake with variety of species, 28 stall horse barn, disc golf and other sport facilities, 20 miles ...
Guided trail rides through Jefferson County Forest, boarding, riding lessons, training
Horse camp in Daniel Boone National Forest, 41 sites, group use area, fishing pond nearby, access to trails in the Stearns Ranger District
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