Stables at Blackberry Farm
Explore the scenic countryside of Blackberry Farm and the Great Smoky Mountains on the back of a well trained horse. Guided rides are available for guests of any experience level, from beginner to advanced. Every ride includes instruction, a helmet and a Western saddle; English saddles are available on request. For your comfort we recommend you wear long pants and closed-toed shoes.
Note: Children under the age of eight may participate in Pony Club or Recreational Riding Instruction.
*All rides by appointment.
The Farmstead RideGroup /Allow up to one hour From $125 per person
A relaxing way to explore the farm, at a leisurely pace, suitable for all levels of experience.
The Field and Stream RidePrivate /Allow up to two hours $195 per person
Enjoy more time in the saddle? Wander the fields and streams of Blackberry with your personal guide.
Hunter PacePrivate /Allow for up to two hours $195 per person
For the confident equestrian, comfortable posting the trot, in English tack, galloping and jumping (optional) in open woods and wooded terrain.
Pony ClubFor kids and parents /Allow one hour $150 per family with one child- $40 each additional child
Introduction to mini and full size horse; grooming, leading, tack, and leadline ride, bring camera!
Recreational Riding InstructionPrivate /Allow up to two hours $195 per person
English (jumping optional) or Western.
Full-Day Horse ClinicPrivate /Allow up to six hours $425 per person
Topics include natural horsemanship, horse psychology, safety, grooming, tack, English or Western riding instruction in the ring and on the trail.
Smoky Mountain Wilderness RideLunch included /Allow three to five hours $450 per person
For experienced riders, currently riding fit, confident over steep terrain and water crossings. Please contact stables for availability.
Mounted FoxhuntingSeptember-March /Allow four to six hours Lease horses /instruction available Please contact stables for availability and pricing.
For experienced equestrians comfortable posting the trot in English tack and galloping rugged terrain. Jumping optional.