Horseback Riding


Black Mountain Stables offers the most scenic trail rides in the White Mountains!
Black MountainMost of the year, the ski area is home to Black Mountain Stables and offers a variety of wonderful equine programs. Trail rides ascend 2,000 feet in elevation! Guests of all ages and abilities can enjoy every experience from pony rides to week long horse camps and private lessons to unique overnight excursions. The front desk at Christmas Farm Inn will be happy to help you make arrangements for any of their rides.

The base of Black Mountain is at 1,250 and their rides venture up to elevation 2,000! The views at this altitude are simply breathtaking and cannot be experienced otherwise. Their skilled guides and well trained horses will offer even the most novice riders, a safe and enjoyable experience. Take in the incredible views, breathe the fresh mountain air and encounter ultimate tranquility. Sunrise and Sunset Rides also available.

Trail Rides: Depart daily from 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:30PM, and 4:00PM.
Public rate: $55. Our rate: $53.00 for a one-hour ride

Pony Rides: Tinkerbell absolutely loves to give rides to the little ones. She’s sweet
and gentle and all the kids love her. She offers rides daily from 10:30-3:30.
$15.00 a ride

Trail Lesson: This is for children too small for a trail ride but looking for more than a pony ride.
In this lesson they will have the opportunity to learn horse basics and ride in an enclosed area.
By appointment only.
Ages 6+
$35.00 per 1/2 hr
$65.00 p/hr

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