Horseback Riding


Home of the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show, America's oldest continuous running horse show. Located adjacent to Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, having easy access to 26 miles of carriage trails. Nightly horse boarding, with 430 permanent stalls.


Nestled in the heart of Valle Crucis this 200-year-old farm is known to locals as the Frank Baird Place. It has become home to Dutch Creek Trails, the horseback riding experience of a lifetime. Give Dutch Creek Trails a call at 828-297-7117 and see what they have to offer. These guys love what they do and nothing pleases them better than pleasing you. You will find out real quick that this is not just another horse riding place.


Enjoy the amazing beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains from Horseback! Ride seasoned trail horses and experience the outdoors in a relaxed, unhurried manner. Our sure-footed horses are gentle enough for beginners, so take advantage of this opportunity to see Leatherwood's pristine trails under safe, supervised conditions. Chances are after one visit to Leatherwood's Horse Country you will be hooked. We are also a Full Service Boarding facility with nightly stalls & campsites available


Guided trail rides in and around Blowing Rock with an experienced guide & trustworthy horses. Rides are 2-4 hours long and reservations are required. Contact trail guide Tim for more information. 828-963-0260.