10 of the Best Places to Ride Horses in New York

10 of the Best Places to Ride Horses in New York

Horseback riding is an excellent way to get fit, learn a new skill & meet good people. The facilities below are great places to ride horses in New York, why not check one out this week?

1. Central Park Horseback Rides

A family operation in NYC more than 4 years, offering rides in Central Park, plus horses for the movie & television industry. Proudly offering horseback riding in Central Park to equine enthusiasts wanting an experience only New York can provide.

West Dr & W 67th St
New York, NY 10019

E-mail info@centralparkhorsebackrides.com


2. Seguine Equestrian Center

For over 20 years, the Seguine Equestrian Center has featured riding lessons for kids & adults, as well as horse boarding on the grounds of the historic mansion. No previous horse experience is necessary, just a love of horses.

441 Seguine Ave
Staten Island, NY 10309

Phone 718-980-2565
E-mail seguineburke@gmail.com


3. Jamaica Bay Riding Academy

A family owned equestrian facility since 1972 offering some of the best riding on the east coast. Situated in the Gateway National Wildlife Preserve, the park covers more than 400 acres of wooded trails & three miles of beach riding designated for equestrians. Also a full-service boarding facility offering a variety of guided instructional rides, riding lessons, horse leasing, shows, camps, therapeutic riding & more.

7000 Shore Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11234

Phone 718-531-8949


4. Riverdale Stables & Twin Lakes Farm

Offer academy lessons 7 days a week & runs a variety of programs including drill teams, an IEA team, therapeutic riding, schooling shows, adult classes, jumping, dressage & more. Between their 3 campuses, they maintain more than 75 academy-owned horses of different sizes & levels.

Riverdale Stables
Bronx, NY 10451
Phone 718-548-4848

Twin Lakes Farm North Campus
960 California Rd
Eastchester, NY 10709
Phone 914-961-2192

Twin Lakes Farm South Campus
960B, California Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
Phone 914-961-3821

E-mail Info@RiverdaleStables.com


5. Kensington Stables

Centrally located near Prospect Park, Brooklyn & offering pony rides, lessons, trail rides, children’s programs, teen horsemanship & horses for special occasions.

51 Caton Place
Brooklyn NY 11218

Phone 718-972-4588
E-mail info@kensingtonstables.com


6. Bronx Equestrian Center

A full service equestrian facility located in Pelham Bay Park. Western & English styles available for all levels of experience. From pony rides to haywagon rides & weddings, they offer something for everyone.

9 Shore Rd
Bronx, NY 1046

Phone 718-885-0551
E-mail bxstable@hotmail.com


7. Get Over It & Ride

Featuring a down-to-earth environment for horse related activities in Staten Island. Offering boarding, lessons for ages 3+, birthday parties & walk-in pony rides on Saturdays between 10am & 2pm.

3051 Veterans Rd W
Staten Island, NY 10309

E-mail getoveritandride@gmail.com


8. Tanglewood Riding Center

For more than 50 years they have been a leading location for riding lessons & boarding in central New York. Their commitment to excellence has grown a reputation among horse lovers around the globe. Whether you are a horse newbie or have been training for years, they have the staff & facilities you’re looking for.

3440 Lafayette Rd
Jamesville, NY 13078

Phone 315-492-1116


9. The New York Equestrian Center

Situated in West Hempstead, adjacent to Hempstead Lake State Park. They have been providing equestrian services at this location for almost 90 years & are a family tradition.

633 Eagle Avenue
West Hempstead, NY 11552

Phone 516-486-9673
E-mail info@mynyec.com


10. GallopNYC Forest Hills

Recently purchased as Lynne’s Riding School, GallopNYC plans to use the stable as a therapeutic riding program, but will offer lessons to the general public as part of their horse education. Lynne generously donating her horses & barn equipment to the cause.

8803 70th Rd
Flushing, NY 11375

Phone 718-261-7679
E-mail ForestHills@GallopNYC.org or info@gallopnyc.org


If you know of another great place to ride horses that isn’t listed above, let us know & we’ll add it to our next list.


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