5 Great Places for Horseback Riding in Georgia

North Georgia’s mountain region is blessed with so much natural beauty that sometimes it seems like you’ve traveled to a whole new place, a more peaceful and relaxing world worth genuinely exploring. The North Georgia Mountains have an almost unlimited amount of charm and appeal that visitors and locals alike adore. Here, you can leave behind the crowds, connect with nature, and enjoy a slew of refreshing adventures like horseback riding in Georgia.

Where to Go Horseback Riding in Georgia

Sunburst Stables | Clarkesville, GA 

One of our favorite places to send guests for guided trail riding in North Georgia is just 25 minutes from our bed and breakfast! Sunburst Stables offers various guided horseback trail rides in the Chattahoochee National Forest and boasts nearly 4000 acres of mountain trails for riders of all levels to explore! An added perk of riding with Sunburst Stables is that a select few of their trail rides allow trotting and cantering!  

What rides are available at Sunburst Stables?  

  • Moonshine Still Ride: one-hour, ride through wooded trails and streams to an old moonshine still 
  • Family Adventure Ride: two-hours, explore a mountain path or ride to a miniature animal farm
  • Mountain Ride: two hours, trot deep into the forest trails and breathe in the fresh mountain air 
  • Sunset Ride: two-and-a-half hours, trot through the forest to the tallest mountain, watch the sunset, and ride back during twilight 
  • Lunch Ride: three hours, ride through the wooded mountain trails, and descend into the valley to enjoy lunch 

Chattahoochee Stables | Sautee, GA  

Another excellent option for quality horseback riding is Chattahoochee Stables. This stable’s experienced steeds will give you a wonderful one-hour trip through some of Georgia’s most magnificent settings, including the Chattahoochee River and beautiful mountain scenery!  

Equus Mountain Meadows | Clayton, GA 

Experience some of the most memorable horseback trail riding in Georgia when you visit the Equus Mountain Meadow Riding Stable! This equestrian outfit specializes in private guided tours with no more than four riders and even allows trotting, so the possibilities for adventure are endless!  

Trot Home to Glen-Ella Springs Inn!

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A vacation in the South is truly an escape to paradise! Enjoy your Georgia getaway to the fullest by treating yourself to a stay in the finest accommodations possible. Glen-Ella Springs Inn is a charming bed and breakfast tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Clarkesville, Georgia. We provide every guest with comfortable accommodations, excellent amenities, complimentary breakfast, and warm hospitality found nowhere else.

Check our availability and book your adventure to the North Georgia Mountains! 

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