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Horseback Riding

High Country Relocation Guide

While you are visiting the High Country, you might decide you don’t want to leave!
Take a look at the list of services and real estate options below.


High Country Relocation Guide

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Rising Star Equestrian Center

Miles of horseback riding trails with beautiful long range views of Grandfather, Beech and Sugar Mountains! Offering guided trail rides, indoor/outdoor riding rings, and camps as well as lessons, boarding, and training.


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Leatherwood Mountains, Guided Trail Rides

Ride seasoned trail horses or mules and experience the outdoors in a relaxed, unhurried manner. Beginner horseback riders are always welcome. Young or old, experienced or not, practically everyone can ride one of our horses or mules.

Riders for our guided trail rides must be at least 8 years old & weigh less than 225 lbs. All NC horseback riders receive personalized attention and instruction from our friendly Wranglers. Helmets are required & provided.

Our sure-footed horses & mules are gentle enough for beginners, so take advantage of this opportunity to horseback ride NC and see Leatherwood's pristine trails under safe, supervised conditions.

YOU MUST CALL AHEAD TO SCHEDULE RESERVATIONS NON-REFUNDABLE PAYMENT DUE UPON BOOKING

HELMETS ARE REQUIRED & PROVIDED 225 WEIGHT LIMIT STRICTLY ENFORCED WE OPERATE OUR RIDING PROGRAM WITH HORSES & MULES! YOU MAY BE PAIRED WITH EITHER EQUINE BASED ON AVAILABILITY & EXPERIENCE LEVELS. REQUESTS ARE CONSIDERED BUT NOT ALWAYS AN OPTION


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