Explore miles of wooded forest and mountain vistas by horseback or carriage. Our experienced staff and friendly, well-trained horses will guide you on an unforgettable journey across our historic property.
Our iconic Stables building was built in 1888 and is one of the largest barns in the northeastern United States. In its prime until the mid-20th century, the Stables were home to more than 120 horses belonging to Mohonk guests who traveled from their homes by horse and buggy for the summer season on our mountaintop.
Today, our Stables house 10 saddle horses and two teams of draft mules who pull our carriages.
Embark on a Western-style trail ride on scenic carriage roads at Mohonk Mountain House. Led by experienced trail guides, these rides take you through some of the most beautiful parts of our property on horseback.
Beginner rides are available, and children must be age 6+ to ride.
Long pants and sturdy shoes (no sandals) are required. Certified helmets are required and will be provided by the stables.
Overnight guests are welcome to board their own horses at a cost of $55 per night, per horse.
Available April – November
30-Minute Ride: $16 per person
60-Minute Ride: $32 per person
Sky Top Tower Ride: $55 per person
There’s no better way to tour Mohonk’s grounds than in an old-fashioned mule-drawn carriage.
Private carriage rides can be arranged and are subject to availability.
$15 based on availability
Complimentary pony rides are offered for Mohonk Kids’ Club participants as a scheduled activity during certain sessions. Pony rides take place on our saddle horses, who are led in the style of a classic pony ride.
An Equestrian History
Horses have been an integral part of Mohonk since our founding in 1869. During Mohonk’s early years, horses were the sole means of transportation for guests, baggage, and freight. Visitors arrived in their own horse-drawn buggies or were picked up at train stations by Mohonk carriages. Today, Mohonk horses serve recreational purposes only. In winter, the horses are turned out on a 30-acre pasture at Chapel Farm, free to enjoy a season of rest and relaxation.
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