Grandfather Stables

Horseback riding/ Trail riding/Pony Rides
Beginner approx 1 hour ride (minimal riding skill/walk only) 8+ years
Intermediate approx 1 hour 40 minutes (intermediate riding skill/walk only) 12+ years
Pony Rides (any age) 15 minutes
Booking Now/schedule, more information/guidelines

Welcome to our family owned stable. Beautiful mountains surround the valley setting nestled only one mile below the Blue Ridge Parkway, at the base of Hollaway and Grandfather Mountains.
We offer horseback rides as a way for you to be able to enjoy horses here in the Appalachian Mountains. Horseback riding can be a great way to spend time with loved ones or friends.
Tell us if you want to plan a special horse ride like couples, proposal, anniversary or birthday.

Choose a Horseback Ride

$44.75 1 hour, any level (beginner to advance), 8+walk only
$54.75 1 1/2 or longer, level (intermediate to advance), 12+ walk only

We have Trail Rides here at the stable and other locations near by.
$30 Ride 25 minutes
$20 Pony Rides 10/15 minutes

Visit Hours: 10am to 5pm
534 Church Hollow Rd
Boone, NC 28607

Horseback riding information and Guideline(s):

Yes we do refund or reschedule for weather! We do not ride wet conditions or conditions below 25 degrees.
If you need to cancel your ride for any reason we can reschedule or issue a part refund.
Rider must be under 230lb We will be riding mountain terrain (crossing creeks, up & down trails)
Please supervise kids at all times
Riders under 18 must wear a helmet
Horseback rides are walk only
Please be honest when deciding your horse ride. We want both you & the horse to be safe. Ask to take a lesson
Riders must wear good shoes, pants & shirt. Wear clothing appropriate for outside.
We are not responsible for accidents
We understand some riders have ridden horses before however all riders have to follow instruction.

Contact Grandfather Stables with questions.
Please contact early for no delay response! (828)-963-5000

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