Top 4 Horseback Riding adventures in Upstate NY

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Horseback Riding Adventures Near Brantingham, NY: Our Top 4 Picks

If horseback riding is something you’re looking to do we put together the top 4 places to go for a horseback riding adventures in Upstate NY. Why are they worth a visit? Judge for yourself.

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life, and embark on a rustic adventure – horseback riding. What better place to do it than the heart of upstate New York.

For our guests, Brantingham, NY, with its picturesque landscapes and verdant trails, has emerged as a hotspot for equestrian enthusiasts.

Here are the top 4 places to find your next equestrian adventure in the Adirondacks of Upstate NY:

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  1. Stillmeadow Ranch
    • Location: Just 20 minutes from Brantingham.
    • Details: Located near the western edge of the Adirondacks,  in the Tug Hill Region of New York, Stillmeadow Ranch is an ideal stable for any and all horse experiences. They offer Horseback Trail Riding, and Horseback Riding Lessons.
    • Price: Inquire
    • Testimonial: The horses were in great condition, and you can tell they are loved. They accommodated my friend, who was a beginner, and myself, who was a little more experienced. The horses knew what they were doing and made me feel safe the whole ride. The owners were super sweet and fun to talk to. Overall, a great experience, and we will be back!” – Taylor.
  2. Adventure Horse Riding Upstate NY
    • Location: Located 45 minutes from Brantingham.
    • Details: Dedicated to horse riding & horsemanship that goes beyond the basics and exceeds all expectations.  Prepare to surpass your own expectations and embark on an extraordinary journey that will take you way beyond what you ever thought possible for you. 
    • Price: Rides begin at $225 for 2 hours
    • Testimonial:My husband and I had a wonderful time with Mary! She was extremely thorough and went over everything we would need to know before we got started. This wasn’t a typical train ride where the horses follow each other. Mary made sure we were in charge of our horses without following each other all the time. We had so much fun! I would definitely recommend Mary at Adventure Horse Riding!” – Alissa.
  3. Otter Creek Stables
    • Location: A 20-minute drive from Brantingham.
    • Details: Bring your own Horses. OCS is a horse boarding facility with campgrounds for camping only. OSC has several campsites with 30 amp and 50 amp electric hookups. They also have hose hookup to hydrants for LQ trailers.
    • Price:
      Camping – Hookup with Electric & water – $45
      Horse Stalls $10 per night and $15 with care included.
    • Testimonial: “Excellent little campground with great paddocks (stalls also available) for our horses. The owners are friendly, respectful and helpful. The Otter Creek Horse Trails are easily accessed from this campground.” – Jolene.
  4. Adirondack Saddle Tours
    • Location: 1 Hour from Brantingham.
    • Details: AST has been taking people through the Adirondack Wilderness by horseback since 1984. It is an amazing experience for both adults and children. Any or no experience required! Brief lessons given to all.
    • Price: Rates start at $60 per hour up to $225 for 5.5 hours
    • Testimonial: “Had a wonderful trail yesterday! Some great horse. Definitely worth it! I ride all the time and wasn’t bored on this trail. The horses aren’t dead heads and all are full of personality.” – Kathleen.
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After your riding adventure, there’s no better way to relax than by retreating to the nearby comfort of one of Grant Islands waterfront Cottages.

Whether you’re going with a large group or making it a romantic couples retreat, you will find your perfect Cabin at Grant Island. With their rustic charm, modern amenities, and stunning views, they serve as the perfect base for your upstate NY horseback riding adventure.
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