The fall is one of the most beautiful times of year here in New England, especially for a horseback ride. If you are looking to see the scenic fall foliage up close and personal here are our picks for haute places to check out for the best horseback riding near Boston.
1 Bobby’s Ranch
Kids and adults looking to receive some training in horseback riding come to Bobby’s Ranch. Known for their “western style,” the ranch offers trail rides on trained horses, private lessons and stable boarding. Come here for a day of fun and book a trail ride along 1,500 acres of conservation land. Children ages eight and up can ride along with adults up to a maximum of 250 pounds. They offer hour-long rides for experienced and inexperienced riders. Reservations are required.
6 Durkee Lane Westford, MA 01886
2 The Boston Equestrian Center
The Boston Equestrian Center offers beach rides in the spring and fall from the Cape to western Massachusetts. Head to Sandy Neck Beach for a 15-mile ride along Cape Cod or book a tour throughout nearby Green Briar Reservation, Hopkinton State Park or Green Briar Reservation. The center teaches riders everything about the equestrian sport from handling and riding to jumping and boarding.
44 McIntyre Road North Oxford, MA 01537
3 Sage Farm Riding School
Sage Farm Riding School in Dover offers training for kids ages eight and up. The four-acre facility houses horses and ponies and provides lessons, year round training in their indoor and outdoor rings. Take a lesson and get some training on how to professionally ride a horse. Start the kids off early by enrolling them in summer camp to learn how to care for horses with grooming and other daily care. Before you know it, your little one could be on their way to a championship competition.
349 Dedham Street Dover, MA 02030