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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

 All Bullville ListingsOrange

 Bullville Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10915, Bullville, NY, renting horses, overnight camping by horseback, Equestrian Center, Birthday parties for kids, Horse rentals, Horse riding, Horseback riding lessons, 
Summer Day Camp, Year-round horseback riding | Orange Juckas Stables

845-361-1429 
  Juckas Stables is located on Rt. 302 in Bullville, NY 10915 in Orange County.

From Juckas Stables: "Established in 1965, Juckas Stables is a friendly, family-owned and operated business. We have 117 acres of trails winding through the breathtaking Hudson Valley countryside. Our variety of barnyard animals are sure to delight you and your children. The horses are also a part of the friendly atmosphere. You will find them gentle, responsive, and well kept. Juckas Stables | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Central Valley ListingsOrange

 Central Valley Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10917, premium, full service equestrian facility, Central Valley, NY, horse showing, premier location for clinics, boarding and lessons, Equine Facilities at Falkirk Farm, Amenities at Falkirk Farm, indoor arena, Equine Art Collection | Orange Falkirk Farm

845-234-2103 
  Falkirk Farm, a premium, full service equestrian facility, is located at 1 Carla Lane, Central Valley, NY 10917 in Orange County.

From Falkirk Farm: "Falkirk Farm is a premium, full service equestrian facility, located on 150 acres of beautiful grassy fields overlooking the Ramapo Mountains, in Central Valley, NY. We offer a wide range of services and are dedicated to providing a quality facility for the equine athlete and rider. Falkirk Farm | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Chester Village ListingsOrange

 Chester Village Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10911, Park, Bear Mountain, wooded, hikers, horseback riders, Things to Do, Bridle Path, Hiking Trails / Walking | Orange Goosepond Mountain State Park

845-786-2701 
  Goosepond Mountain State Park, located at 1198 New York 17M, Chester, NY 10918 in Orange County, is managed as 1,558-acres of open space. Almost completely wooded, the park is open to hikers and horseback riders. This park is undeveloped. There are no toilets and there is limited parking.

Goosepond Mountain Park is a mixture of woods, fields, and wetlands. It is a haven for many native species, including many songbirds. The park was acquired with funds from the New York Bond Acts of 1960 and 1962, and remains true to its original purpose as recreation lands. Goosepond Mountain State Park | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Goshen ListingsOrange

 Goshen Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10924, full service equestrian facility, Goshen, NY, full and rough board, Equestrian facilities at Amelia Acres Farm, Boarding, Breeding and foaling services, Full and rough board, Leasing horses, Lessons, 
Rehabilitation, Retirement, Sales, Training | Orange Amelia Acres Farm

845-294-8040 
  Amelia Acres Farm, a full service equestrian facility, is located at 105 Route 17A, Goshen, NY 10924 in Orange County.

From Amelia Acres: "Established in 1992, Amelia Acres Farm is nestled in historic Goshen, New York and surrounded by the beauty of the Hudson Valley countryside. Yet it is only an hour's drive from New York City and easily accessible from NY Route 17 (future I-86). Here, you will find 105 acres of beautiful pastureland, forest and miles of trails which border a beautiful Reservoir. A magnificent haven to board or retire an old equine friend. Amelia Acres Farm | Orange  website and more . . .

10924, full scale hunter jumper facility, Goshen, NY, horse boarding, horseback riding lessons for the beginner to advanced rider, Horse Boarding in Orange County NY, Equestrian Facilities at Old Field Farm, Full scale hunter jumper facility | Orange Old Field Farm

845-294-6339 
  Old Field Farm, a full scale hunter jumper facility, is located at 349 Sarah Wells Trail, Goshen, NY 10924 in Orange County.

From Old Field Farm: "We are situated on 104 acres. We offer horse boarding with clean, safe, comfortable and warm surroundings for horse owners. We have horseback riding lessons for the beginner to advanced rider. We have horses for sale and horses for lease. If your looking for Horse Boarding in Orange County NY, please stop by and visit our farm or schedule a lesson or tour our facility. Old Field Farm | Orange  website and more . . .

10924, hunter/jumper facility, Goshen, NY, Equestrian Center at Seven Meadows Farm, 
Boarding, Full service Board and Retirement facilities, Lessons and Training, 
Summer Riding Program | Orange Seven Meadows Farm

845-294-0611 
  Seven Meadows Farm, a full service hunter/jumper facility, is located at 285 Hill Road, Goshen, NY 10924 in Orange County.

From Seven Meadows: "Seven Meadows Farm is committed to providing quality instruction while maintaining the highest standard of safety and well-being for both the horse and rider. We are a full service hunter/jumper facility offering the finest of amenities for new or seasoned riders. We offer a friendly, relaxed atmosphere providing a safe, family oriented environment to encourage the interest, riding, showing, care and ownership of horses. Seven Meadows Farm | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Middletown ListingsOrange

 Middletown Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10940, equestrian facilities, Middletown, NY, Equestrian Facilities at Black Ridge Farm, 
Boarding, Horses & Ponies for sale, Horse Shows, Horses Sold, Lessons and Leasing, 
Summer Camp | Orange Black Ridge Farm

845-741-3248 
  Black Ridge Farm, offering equestrian facilities, is located at 324 Toad Pasture Road, Middletown, NY 10940 in Orange County.

"From Black Ridge Farm: "Owner and head trainer, Brittany started riding at age 8 and has dreamt BIG every since then of being able to have a career in riding. She grew up riding horses and ponies that were never simple and always forced her to have new tricks in her hat to get them to be successful and safe for others to ride. Black Ridge Farm | Orange  website and more . . .

State Park, lakes in Orange County, park, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, flying model planes, Things to Do, Bridle Path, Hiking Trails | Orange Highland Lakes State Park

845-786-2701 
  Highland Lakes State Park, 3,115-acres in size, is a park of undeveloped woods and lakes located at 55-223 Tamms Road, Middletown, NY 10941 in Orange County. Visitors use the park for fishing, hiking, horseback riding and flying model planes. The park is undeveloped. There are no toilets and there is limited parking. Highland Lakes State Park | Orange  website and more . . .
 All New Hampton ListingsOrange

 New Hampton Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10958, boarding and training facilities, New Hampton, NY, full care hunter/jumper/equitation facility, full and pasture board, Equestrian Facility, Barn activities for kids, Sale Horses, School Horses, 
Show Schedule, Summer Camp | Orange Greystone Stables

845-355-7433 
  Greystone Stables (GSS), offering boarding and training facilities, is located at 112 Ridgebury Road, New Hampton, NY 10958 in Orange County.

From Greystone: "Greystone Stables (GSS) was opened in 1987 by Jody Moraski. GSS is a full care hunter/jumper/equitation facility, offering both full and pasture board. The facility includes a fenced-in, outdoor, sand ring, an indoor ring, and a large jumping field. In addition, the property includes a limited number of trails for summer riding. 8 spacious fields are used for winter and summer turnout. Greystone Stables | Orange  website and more . . .
 All New Windsor ListingsOrange

 New Windsor Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

Orange County, Hudson Valley, trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, hunting, dog training, skiing, snowmobiling, bird watching, fishing, Things to Do, Mountain biking, Hunting & Trapping, Wheelchair Accessible, Winter Activities | Orange Stewart State Forest

845-256-3000 
  Stewart State Forest, 6,700-acres in size, is located in New Windsor, Montgomery, and Newburgh in Orange County, New York. The forest is unique in the northeast and increasingly rare in the Hudson Valley. A mix of wetlands, fields and forest, the site includes 18 miles of gravel roads and more than 22 miles of major trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, hunting, dog training and trials, skiing, snowmobiling, bird watching and fishing. Stewart State Forest | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Newburgh ListingsOrange

 Newburgh Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

12550, equestrian center, Newburgh, NY, Equestrian Programs and Facilities at Gardnertown Farm, English, Western and Polo, Horse Shows, Horses for Sale, Lessons (English riding and Polo lessons), Kids Things To Do, Summer Camp | Orange Gardnertown Farm

845-564-6658 
  Gardnertown Farm, an equestrian center, is located at 822 Gardnertown Farm Road, Newburgh, NY 12550 in Orange County. Gardnertown Farm | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Orange County ListingsOrange

 Orange County Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

park, lakes, reservoirs, hiking trails, beaches, camping, scenic roads, wildlife, Things to Do, Beach, Biking, Boat Launch Sites, Boat Rentals, Horseback Riding, Cabins, Campsites, Fishing, Winter Activities, Cross-Country Skiing, Ice Fishing | Orange Harriman State Park - Orange County (and Rockland)

845-786-2701 
  Harriman State Park, is located at Seven Lakes Dr / Bear Mountain Circle, Ramapo, NY 10974 in both Orange and Rockland counties. Harriman Park is the second-largest park in the parks system, with 31 lakes and reservoirs, 200 miles of hiking trails, three beaches, two public camping areas, a network of group camps, miles of streams and scenic roads, and scores of wildlife species, vistas and vantage points. The park includes Lakes Welch, Sebago, Tiorati and Silvermine, the Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, Sebago Cabins and Beaver Pond Campgrounds. Harriman State Park - Orange County (and Rockland) | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Walden ListingsOrange

 Walden Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

12586, boarding, Walden, NY, Team Penning, Ranch Sorting, Cattle Work, After School Programs,  Cattle Transportation, Western disciplines, barrel racing, basic riding, Horses for sale, Pony birthday parties for kids, Summer Camp Riding Program | Orange Falcon Ridge Equestrian Center

845-778-0250 
  Falcon Ridge Equestrian Center, providing boarding, lessons, training, is located at 138 Browns Road, Walden, NY 12586 in Orange County. The farm is situated on 40 acres in the Town of Montgomery in Orange County NY.

From Falcon Ridge: "Falcon Ridge Equestrian Center was established in November of 2008 as a life long dream of owner Paul Pilnik to have a place to share his love of horses and riding. Paul had been competing in Team Penning and Ranch Sorting on a local and national level since the mid 90ís and has won 15 buckles, 3 Championship Saddles as well as many association championships over the years.

"The main goal at Falcon Ridge Equestrian Center is to provide a safe, family friendly environment for his boarders and clients to enjoy. Paul puts on Ranch Sorting and Team Penning competitionís at his farm as well as other venues. Falcon Ridge Equestrian Center | Orange  website and more . . .
 All Warwick ListingsOrange

 Warwick Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10990, equestrian facility, Warwick, NY, instruction for horses and riders of all ages, English hunter/jumper/equitation show barn, on-site horse shows, Facilities at Positively Playful, Boarding, Horse shows, Leasing, Lessons, Sales, Training | Orange Crystal Water Farm

845-986-0100 
  Crystal Water Farm, providing a 45-acre equestrian facility, is located at 35 Union Corners Road, Warwick, NY 10990 in Orange County.

From Crystal Water: "CWF specializes in boarding, training, and instruction for horses and riders of all ages. We are an English hunter/jumper/equitation show barn located in Orange County, New York. We offer boarding, lessons, training, sales, and leasing in a casual yet professional atmosphere. We participate in on-site horse shows and away shows at all levels, from schooling shows to "AA" shows. We also do lay-ups and retirees." Crystal Water Farm | Orange  website and more . . .

10990, Therapeutic Riding Center, Healing with Horses, Warwick, NY 10990, Therapeutic Horsemanship International, Therapeutic horseback riding, therapeutic riding services, Equine Facilities, Horses for Heroes, Summer Adventures | Orange Winslow Therapeutic Riding Center

845-986-6686 
  Winslow Therapeutic Riding Center, providing Healing with Horses , is located at 1433 Route 17A, Warwick, NY 10990 in Orange County.

From Winslow Therapeutic Riding: "Winslow Therapeutic Center is a non-profit organization accredited by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. Therapeutic horseback riding produces smiles, laughter, friendship, and healing. We see children and adults every day who improve their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional well being by learning to ride in our therapeutic environment.Our well trained and caring staff and volunteers have made it possible for us to offer a unique and often life-changing horseback riding experience to children and adults in our community since 1974. Winslow Therapeutic Riding Center | Orange  website and more . . .

 More Hudson Valley  Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Albany Albany County
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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Columbia Columbia County
      [3 listings over 3 locations]
Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Dutchess Dutchess County
      [11 listings over 10 locations]
Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Greene Greene County
      [4 listings over 4 locations]
Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Putnam Putnam County
      [10 listings over 7 locations]
Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Rensselaer Rensselaer County
      [5 listings over 4 locations]
Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Rockland Rockland County
      [8 listings over 6 locations]
Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Ulster Ulster County
      [9 listings over 8 locations]
Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Westchester Westchester County
      [15 listings over 14 locations]


Places to go Horseback Riding | Equestrian Centers
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Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester



"There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man" Sir Winston Churchill.

Verified (2015) up-to-date list of the best places for horseback riding and equestrian centers in the Hudson Valley of New York.

Benefits of Horseback Riding / Owning a Horse
Horse ownership can be rewarding, exciting, and lot of fun. The many health benefits of horseback riding include being outdoors year-round and the physical activity spent in cleaning stalls, grooming, feeding, and all the other barn chores required in taking care of your horse. Riding a horse also helps in building a strong core and legs; but there are also emotional benefits of horseback riding such as developing a sense of inner peace and confidence.

Therapeutic Riding, aka Equine Assisted Therapy is used successfully in the field of special Needs to build confidence, and a sense of belonging to both children and adults. As Winston Churchill said: "There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man."

The Health Benefits of Horseback Riding
  • Keeps you physically active: Riding and other activities that require you to be outdoors in all kinds of weather will certainly keep you moving. Cleaning stalls, grooming, feeding, raking hay, pushing wheelbarrows Ė all of these barn chores actively burn calories and build muscle.

  • Owning a horse builds self-confidence: When it comes to building confidence, horse ownership is invaluable. You are in a partnership, where you are expected to be the leader.
    Owning a horse builds self-awareness. On a daily basis, you will be faced with training challenges. It will force you to think creatively about how to train the horse and how to solve a particular problem. If something worked in the last lesson, but itís not working now, what else can you try? How else can you solve this issue? All of this active participation in learning how to ride, how to train and what to do when a challenge emerges will help in a professional setting. Itís all about self-awareness.

  • Riding reduces stress: Studies have shown that the bonding that occurs between owners and their pets can reduce high blood pressure. Since horses also require grooming and daily maintenance, spending time with the horse can lead to a reduction in stress levels. The meditative qualities of daily, but low stress, upkeep of horses Ė such as grooming and washing Ė provide therapeutic benefits that aid in the decrease of stress levels.

  • Keeps you socially active: Taking riding lessons helps you meet many friends with similar interests. Most horse people will attest to meeting their best, life-long friends at the barn. These peers will have the same passion and devotion to horses.

  • Engages the creative side of your brain: Training a horse brings up daily challenges that will force you to think creatively about how to train it and how to solve a particular problem. If something worked in the last lesson, but itís not working now, how else can you solve this issue? Being faced with such situations helps you engage your creativity to solve problems and find what works best.

  • Care for a horse builds character: Character building is a natural part of horse ownership, teaching responsibility, punctuality, sportsmanship, frugality, patience, commitment, confidence and self-esteem.

  • Riding promotes a union with nature: Being outside and enjoying the fresh air can do wonders for your mental and physical health.

  • Riding maintains bone mass: All of the weight-bearing exercise that you do, including hauling barn equipment and carrying saddles, helps maintain bone mass, which important as you age.

  • Improves digestion: Riding a horse at a walking pace stimulates the internal organs just as walking on foot does. This aids in liver function and digestion.

  • Riding and caring for horses help disabled individuals: When supervised by certified instructors, riders with disabilities may have the chance to safely perform physical activities with the horse as a tool. Early research is showing that riding a horse may provide physical benefits for people with disabilities. At the same time, interacting with horses may provide mental benefits, as well.
Source: The Health Benefits of Horseback Riding by Health Fitness Revolution



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