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- Since 2010 -

Elk Mountain Riding Company

HIGH COUNTRY'S MOST SCENIC HORSEBACK TOURS

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Trail Ride at Elk Mountain Riding Company in North Carolina

THE PREMIER
HORSE TRAIL EXPERIENCE

Nestled in the heart of the majestic Western North Carolina mountains. Our mission is to provide riders of all levels with an unparalleled equestrian experience, surrounded by the region's stunning natural beauty. From leisurely trail rides to advanced horsemanship lessons, Elk Mountain Riding Company offers something for everyone to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Two riders on horseback at Elk Mountain Riding Company
Forest Scene
Group of riders at Elk Mountain Riding Company

No Riding Experience Necessary

Trail Riding Ages Start at 8+ 

Anyone ages 8+ can ride our horses on our guided trails! No prior riding experience at all! 

 

However, be mindful that horses can sense your emotions, no matter how well you hide them.


If you are not comfortable riding or feeling anxious, let the staff know. We'll do our best to make your ride as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

THE BEAUTIFUL
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS

Situated amidst the lush, rolling hills of Western North Carolina, Elk Mountain Riding Company is surrounded by an awe-inspiring tapestry of forests, meadows, and mountain vistas. Our picturesque setting allows riders to embark on unforgettable adventures, exploring the region's diverse wildlife and flora while traversing meandering trails and open fields.

Cowboy Hat on a post at Elk Mountain
Kids taking Horseback Riding Lessons

Want Riding Lessons?

The age for Riding Lessons starts at 5 years old!

Private riding lessons are instructor led and can be one-time lessons or on a monthly pass.

 
Lessons are great for

  • Learning to ride a horse on your own

  • An enriching physical and mental outdoor activity

  • Improve your sense of well-being and build confidence

  • Become in tune with the horse and improve coordination

Woman kissing a horse at the barn

WHAT OUR RIDERS SAY

Well-trained and gentle horses for visitors of all experience levels.

Knowledgeable, friendly, and accommodating staff.

Breathtaking scenery and highly recommended private scenic tour.

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