Conveniently located in the beautiful Poconos Mountains, Mountain Creek Riding Stable offers public and private horseback riding near Philadelphia. These guided horseback rides are scenic and leisurely, are ideal for beginner riders.
Expect to be with us for a little over an hour for signing in, handling instruction, familiarizing yourself with the horses, mounting up and the trail ride.
Public group horseback trail rides are beginner-friendly and make for a great first experience trail riding in Pennsylvania. Seasoned riders are always welcome to join us for this easy-paced ride as well, but this is a leisurely and scenic trail ride through the Poconos.
Time on the trail is roughly 45-50 minutes, but please expect to be with our guides for a little over an hour for signing in, horse handling instruction, mounting and basic riding tips.
For a more intimate ride through the woods for a special occasion or simply a more engaging experience for a beginning rider, a private trail rides is a great horseback riding experience.
For more than 2 riders on a private booking, please call us to schedule your private ride at (570) 839-8725 to ensure we have enough horses available for your group. Groups that have more than 10 riders may inquire about a private ride discount.
We have a weight limit of 240 pounds, though this is dependent on height. If you have anyone in your party who is close to or over 240 pounds please get their exact height and weight and give us a call or send us an e-mail and we can see if we have a horse that can accommodate them.
We also have a minimum height requirement of 50” for both adults and children. Children must be at least 7 years old to ride.
We prefer cancellations be done over the phone, as we cannot check our e-mail throughout the day.
All trail rides are cut off for online booking 24 hours in advance. Call us at 570-839-8725 with any day-of booking questions.
If you do not see availability online for the date and time you’d like to book, then all rides are full. We do not provide availability via e-mail.
We have changed some procedures in response to COVID, you can find the full COVID Response for Mountain Creek Riding Stable online.