Trail Rides

Your journey begins

Explore Western Maryland on horseback!

If you’re looking for that special place to take your family, friends, or group or need a day to yourself, we offer some of the best horseback riding in the tri-state area. Come experience true horseback riding on acres of beautiful scenic trails appropriate for all experience levels.  We offer rides daily April – November.

Our guided trails rides will take you through the picturesque rolling hills of Western MD. Stroll through one of our six shaded trails spanning 300 acres with views of wildlife, woodlands, and rolling meadows. Our exclusive trail rides are designed to give you a small-group experience.

Your trial ride adventure begins when we match you with a suitable horse, followed by an orientation designed to help you feel confident on your horse. The relaxed walking pace of our guided trail ride makes it an enjoyable experience for both first-time riders and experienced riders.

1 Hour Trail Ride = $50 Per Guest
Pony rides $25 for children 2 & up provided in our arena.
Advanced Reservations are required
Riders must arrive 30 minutes prior to their scheduled ride

We offer couple rides, family outings, and corporate retreats. We are happy to accommodate your special occasion. We have an on-site covered picnic pavilion area, kitchen, bathhouses, and cabins. Get in touch with us today!

Conveniently located 5 miles of I-68. 20 minutes from Deep Creek, 25 minutes from Cumberland, 50 minutes from Morgantown, 2 hours from Pittsburgh, and 2-3 hours from Baltimore.

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Trail Ride Gallery

Miner Hickory

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, all our Trail Rides are led by our experienced wranglers!

No, we have horses suitable for all levels of riding abilities! Riding instructions are given before and during the ride.

The weight limit is 240 lbs. If you’re close to that weight, please contact us to discuss additional options.

Riders must be 10 years of age and older to ride. Exceptions may be made based on riding experience. Pony rides around our arena for ages 2 and up are available. Also, your child cannot ride on the horse with you or any other adult, they will ride on their own horse.

Riders must be physically able to mount and dismount the horse from a mounting block.

Ideally, long pants are best. Closed-toed shoes are a must. No backpacks, no purses, and no big cameras allowed on the ride. Cell phones cannot be out during on the ride for the safety of the horse and rider.  Photos will be taken at the end of the ride.

Helmets are required for minors and optional for adults. We provide helmets or you may bring your own.

This is a ‘nose-to-tail ride’ meaning the horses will be single-file, nose to tail throughout the trip. Our trail rides are walking only.

We offer riding lessons year-round. Please contact our office at 240-727-9087 to discuss lessons.

Miner Hickory Farm Stables

Book your trail ride today!

Our guided trails rides will take you through the picturesque rolling hills of Western MD.