Horseback Rides
Take a tranquil horseback ride through our trail network.

Horseback Rides

Take a tranquil horseback ride through our trail network.

Experience The Highlands season to season from horseback, and you'll see the resort from a whole new perspective. Join our experienced guides for an equestrian journey through the beauty and tranquility of our resort trail network. Guided rides begin and end at The Highlands Equestrian Center, and reservations are required.

Call our Guest Experience Specialists to schedule a ride at 231.526.3030.

1 Hour Rides

    • Rides are offered to ages 8 and up.
    • The maximum weight is 180lbs.
    • Reservations are required. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your scheduled ride time.
    • Each rider is required to wear a helmet, which will be provided.
    • Riders are required to wear close-toed shoes. Long pants are recommended.
    • Double riding, selfie sticks, and unmounted GoPros are not permissible.
    • For the safety of our horses and our guests, each horse is assigned a specific Rider Maximum Weight Limit.
    • We ask that you let us know ahead of time if you have any special requirements.
    • Waivers must be signed by all riders or by parent/guardian if 17 or younger
    • Please note that temperatures above 85 and below 10 degrees may require us to suspend our scheduled rides.
    • Cancellation Policy
    • Dec 22 & Dec 24
      11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM
    • $65 per person
    • Dec 26 - Jan 1
      Daily: 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM
    • $65 per person
    • Jan 5 - Mar 19
      Thurs/Sat/Sun ONLY: 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM
    • $65 per person

Pony Rides

Children under the ages of 8 may enjoy fifteen minute pony rides

    • Please arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled ride time for proper helmet fitting and completion of waiver and release forms.
    • Trail riders are to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.
    • Each rider is required to wear a helmet, which is provided.
    • Rides are 15 minutes each | $27 per person 
    • Cancellation Policy
    • Dec 22 & Dec 24
      12:15 PM, 2:15 PM
    • $27 per person
    • Dec 26 - Jan 1
      Daily: 12:15 PM, 2:15 PM
    • $27 per person
    • Jan 5 - Mar 19
      Thurs/Sat/Sun ONLY: 12:15 PM, 2:15 PM
    • $27 per person

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