Horseback Riding Stables, North Conway, NH
Farm by the River B & B with Stables: Ride and Stay or Simply Ride with Us!
Winter Horseback Riding offered, daily, year round
The Award-winning Horseback Riding Stables in North Conway NH at the Farm by the River Bed and Breakfast with Stables is open to the general public year round for scenic horseback rides-especially nice in the winter! Visit this unique New England inn in the White Mountains of New Hampshire- is the only Bed and Breakfast offering horseback and sleigh rides right outside the door- on 70 scenic acres.
Open daily all year round -weather permitting
Reservation recommended -Reservation Hours: 9am-6:30pm: 603-356-2694 or 356-6640.
Farm by the River is a great place to go for a New Hampshire horseback riding vacation -in the heart of the White Mountains. Year-round Packages with Horses
Yankee Magazine’s “Editors Pick”
A “Ride and Stay” package at the Farm by the River is a perfect family getaway in North Conway!
This owner- owned and operated stables offers the most scenic trail ride in the Mount Washington Valley- on 70 scenic acres with panoramic mountain views. This is a guided walk-only ride.The equestrian stables have 20 resident horses and is surrounded by views of the White Mountains of New Hampshire and located 2 miles from downtown North Conway.
The Ride: On a family estate dating back to 1771, the guided , walk only trail ride winds through meadows and mixed maple and evergreen forest, and along the Saco River. Riders enjoy panoramic mountain views of Mt. Cranmore, Kearsarge, nine miles of the Moat Mountain Range, Cathedral and White Horse Ledges.
This is an owner-operated stable. The horses are selected for soundness and good temperament and are cared for and trained by experienced wranglers all year round. This helps to make this a fun experience for all.
Guests enjoy special inn guest rates for the horseback riding, carriage and sleigh rides for two. Or try one of our unique lodging and riding packages.
Our guests selecting one of our lodging packages wake up to a full breakfast served on the patio deck & watch the wranglers round-up the horses. A parade you can’t miss! We have a variety of horse from Halflinger ponies to 19 hand draft horses. We select the horse to match the person’s age, weight and abilities: from draft horses such as Belgians and Percherons, to quarter horses.
Simply “Ride ” OR “Stay” Or “Ride AND Stay”
Farm by the River Bed and Breakfast with Stables in North Conway NH offers horseback rides to inn guests and to the general public daily year round, weather permitting.
Stay at the Farm by the River Bed and Breakfast with Stables in North Conway NH. Farm by the River is place for couples or families, whether it is a romantic getaway, elopement, or honeymoon with a horse-drawn Victorian carriage ride, girls shopping weekend or a family horseback riding holiday.
The Inn: The Farm by the River has nine unique rooms decorated in a classic New England style with private baths, A/C, free WiFi access and flat screen TVs. Some rooms have whirlpool tubs and /or fireplaces. Family 2-room suites and a deluxe four bedroom cottage are available also. Rooms
The 4 bedroom rental-Perfect for large families, groups, girl friend getaways or Bachelorette parties.
TheCottage that sleeps 8 perfect for a girls getaway weekend, small groups, families and weddings. Alpine Moose Cottage
For more information check out these links on our web site:
Horse-drawn Victorian carriage or group sleigh rides rides & wagon rides are also available- see Carriage and Sleigh Rides
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure times for all rides- carriage, wagon, sleigh, horseback & pony rides. Reservations & Cancellations must be made by phone only. For complete information on our policies Stables Policies
One Hour Horseback Rides.$50/ride- This is a guided, walk only, trail ride.
*Inn guests receive $10 off/ horseback ride. Early winter the last ride goes out at 2:30pm.
Departure Times: 10 & 11:30 am & 1pm, 2:30, & 4 pm. weather permitting.-
You must arrive 30 minutes before your departure time for all rides . If the riders show up late and the ride has gone out, the charge will be charged.
Horseback Riding Requirements: Age, Weight & Health Requirements: Horseback riders must be 8 years older have 10 hours of riding or lesson. For safety reasons the horseback rider, should be strong enough and healthy enough to be able to get on and off the horse with minimal assistance and be able to control their horse. Pregnant women are not allowed to horseback ride.
There is a weight restriction of 235 pounds for the rider. If in doubt, the rider will be weighed. If the rider is over this limit, this misrepresentation in weight will result in forfeiture of payment. Please wear closed in shoes- no flip flops.
Cancellation Policy for Horseback rides - A 5 hr. cancellation policy applies. If you do not cancel prior to 5 hours your credit card will be charged. When in doubt about the weather please call us 1/2 hour before your ride. We do not cancel rides based on the weather forecasts as they can often be incorrect or not area specific. We will tell you if it is possible to go out. If we decide it is unsafe to go out your card will not be charged.
Groups of more than 5 people- a 24 hr. cancellation for horseback rides. If you have a change in the number of people riding, you must call with this information within the cancellation period otherwise we will charge your card (unless we can fill the empty space). If you do not call within the appropriate time period your credit card will be charged.
*Private Victorian Carriage Rides -Depart: 10 & 11:30 am & 1, 2:30, & 4 pm by advanced reservation. Approximately 35-40 minutes long: $99 for two; $135-4 people.For more information see our link: Carriage and Sleigh rides *Inn guests receive $10 off a private carriage ride
Wagon Rides -spring-until snowfall; Depart : 10 & 11:30 am & 1, 2:30, & 4 pm by advanced reservation. Approx. 30-40 minutes long. $60 minimum to take out a wagon ride. $18 -12 years and up; $12 children 3 to 12 years. Holds up to 12-14 people.
Pony rides -$18 offered until snowfall by appointment. Must be 3 yrs of age.
Cancellation for Wagon, Sleigh and Carriage rides - We have a 5 hour cancellation policy, for more than 8 people we have a 8 hour cancellation policy applies.
Winter Stables Schedule – Horseback, sleigh or wagon rides
Horseback Rides- Approx. 50 min.long Departure time: 10 & 11:30 am & 1 pm, 2:30 pm and call for 4pm rides-they are available until it becomes too dark to go out- Late fall and early winter. $50
Sleigh Rides Schedule: Hot chocolate & blankets provided.
Private Victorian Sleigh Rides -Depart: 10 & 11:30 am & 1, 2:30, & 4 pm by advanced reservation. Approximately 35-40 minutes long: $99 for two; $135-4 people. Ask about our romance special
Group sleigh rides and wagon rides -Depart: 10 & 11:30 am & 1, 2:30, & 4 pm by advanced reservation. Approx. 30-40 minutes long. $60 minimum to take out a wagon ride. $20 -12 years and up $12 children 3 to 11 years. Holds up to 12-14 people.
Rates are subject to change without notice at any time. This is an outdoor, weather related activity.We do not cancel rides based on weather forecasts as they are often not corrct and not area specific.
Horse Pals Sundays: Approximately 2pm to 3:30pm: April 23 and 30; May 7, 21; June 4, 11, 18, 2017-
Be a barn buddy, learn about horses, take a horse ride, and more…
” Horse Pals Sundays”Open to the general public and inn guests as well!
Be a barn buddy, learn about horses, have some barn fun, take a pony ride, receive a gift from the Farm by the River and play with our pet goats Max and Freckles.
Children must be 6 years and up. Its about 1 hour of fun -the barn fun and 1 pony ride (15 min.) is approx. Participants receive a horseshoe gift from the Farm: $45.
If the child is over 10 years old, a 1 hr. horseback ride can be substituted for a pony ride and they will receive an $18 credit towards a horseback trail ride (1 hr.) This would be a fee of $70. (Approx. time 1 and 1/2 hrs).