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Guided Horseback Riding in West Virginia - New River Gorge

Old-timers explored the WV wilderness on horseback & you can too!  Enjoy horseback trail rides near the New River Gorge - from sunset rides to overnight camping trips.

Horseback Riding in West Virginia - Class VI MRAny visit to the New River Gorge will be enhanced if seen from a saddle on a fun, friendly, relaxing ride on a well trained four-footed friend.

Regardless of whether you have never been on a horse or are a seasoned rider, horseback riding at the New River Gorge offers a relaxing adventure in spectacular scenery. 

Horseback Riding Min. Age Rating Trip Length Price
Half Day Ride 8 Adventure 3.5 hours $79


Half-day Ride

This 3 1/2 hour ride is a wonderful trip if you have a few hours to fill. You can choose a morning or afternoon trip, depending on what you have planned for your day. West Virginia is known as the Mountain State, and you will find out why. Ride through some of the most scenic trails in all of West Virginia! Learn some of the area's history! Tell stories and, of course, just have some fun. Once you are comfortable with the gentle beasts, you will want to saddle up for more.

Trip Details:

  • Departure times vary depending on the time of the year. Check your confirmation for meeting times.
  • You will be required to sign an assumption of risk and release waiver. (If a minor's parents will not be present, notify our office to receive an advance copy).
  • Prior to departure professional guides will review equipment, trip procedures, trail conditions and possible hazards.
  • Enjoy a water bottle and carrier.

What to Wear: Pants and sturdy shoes or boots (no sandals). During the spring and fall the weather may be chilly so a light jacket or sweater is recommended. Ponchos will be provided if it is raining.