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Stables at Mohonk Mountain House

The stables at Mohonk Mountain house is open for limited excursions.

As an overnight guest, 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 was built in 1888 and is one of the largest barns in the northeastern United States. Until the mid-20th century, the Stables housed more than 120 horses belonging to the Mountain House, and guests who traveled from their homes by horse and buggy for the summer season on our mountaintop.

Today, our Stables house six saddle horses and a team of draft mules who pull our carriage.

Advance reservations are required. Please call (845) 256-2784 or email stables@mohonk.com to make your reservation.

Not Staying Overnight? View our options to experience the Mohonk Stables as a Day Guest.

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Guided Horseback Rides

Available July – November

Embark on a Western-style semi-private trail ride in small groups on our scenic carriage roads. A leisurely walking pace suitable for beginners, learn equestrian tips and the history of our historic property while being led through our lush forest by experienced trail guides. Experienced riders will be captivated by the natural beauty as seen from the back of a horse. For ages 6 and up, maximum weight 220lbs.

$80 per person per 30-35 minute ride

Private Trail Rides
Subject to availability. By appointment only.
$350 – Up to 4 people for a 30-35 minute ride
$500 – Up to 4 people for a 45-50 minute ride

Room charge payments only. Cancellations must be made 24-hour prior to reserved time or full charges applies unless if cancellation is weather related.

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Carriage Rides

Available July – late-November

As an overnight guest, there’s no better way to revisit history than by touring Mohonk’s grounds in an old-fashioned mule-drawn carriage. Go back in time and travel just as the Smiley family and their guest would have down our wooded carriage trails while taking in iconic vistas.

Rides will be sold in blocks of 2 adults, or 2 adults and 1 toddler under 3 years old in the same traveling group.

$40 per block per 25 minute ride

Private Carriage Rides
Up to 8 people in the same traveling group. Subject to availability. Advance reservations required.

Beginning at $300 per 25 minute ride
Beginning at $550 per 45 minute ride
Beginning at $775 per 90 minute ride to Skytop

Room charge payments only. Cancellations must be made 24-hour prior to reserved time or full charges applies unless if cancellation is weather related.

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Pony Rides

Available July – November 1

Pony rides take place on our saddle horses, who are led in the style of a classic pony ride.

Based on availability. Advance reservations required.
$16 – per child

Room charge payments only.

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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