Whether it’s a slow stroll or extensive riding lessons, there are many horse farms in South Carolina for family fun.
Covering more than 45 acres, Black Horse Run in Fountain Inn (2245 Fairview Road) offers riding trails, a shallow creek, and plenty of open fields and hills. Rides are guided and designed to fit each individual rider. And for beginners, they offer a quick beginner’s course. Trail rides range from 30 minutes to 2 hours, with prices ranging from $30 (30 minutes), to $95 (2 hours) per person. The farm also offers group discounts. Visit blackhorserunsc.net or call 864.505.7920 for more details.
Another option in the Upstate is Whispering Pines Stable — with horseback riding programs available for children and adults. Whispering Pines features 17 acres with trail rides, riding lessons, pony rides, day camps, and group events. Trail rides are $30 per person per half hour, available by appointment. Located at 206 Adams Mill Road in Mauldin, visit wpstables.com or call 864.288.7458 for more details.
For a list of horse farms in South Carolina, visit equinenow.com.
Photo courtesy of Black Horse Run