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Where are the Best Places for Horseback Riding in Ohio?

Are you are ready to discover The Buckeye State from a unique and eye-opening perspective? Well then pack your bags and saddle up! This summer is about trying new things, so if you have yet to embark on a horseback riding tour through Ohio, then don’t put it off for another year!

When you stay at the White Oak Inn, the best Ohio horseback riding is only a stone’s throw away. After an unforgettable tour through Amish Country, discover more of the area’s hidden treasures when you download our free Amish Country Vacation Guide! Our guide is full of recommendations on parks, farmers markets, places to eat, and more.

The Best Places for Horseback Riding in Ohio

Camp Mohaven Equine | Danville, OH

The equine program at Camp Mohaven is one of the best ways to explore Ohio’s most beautiful scenery on the Mohican Valley Trail. This tranquil camp is situated along the Mohican Valley River on over 700 acres of lush forests. In addition to horseback riding, it is also a popular destination for many outdoor sports. Horseback trail rides are available Sunday through Friday by appointment. For rates, you may contact Camp Mohaven Equine at (740) 599-6111.

Amish Country Riding Stables | Millersburg, OH

Horses played a vital role in shaping Ohio’s Amish area, and to this day, they remain an important part of everyday life. If you are looking to explore Amish Country in one of the most unique ways, then Amish Country Riding Stables is the perfect place for you. This locally owned stable specializes in small group tours of five riders or less, giving these tours a highly personalized touch! Call (330) 893-3600 for reservations.

Tips for Your Trip

  • On both horseback riding tours, riders must be at least 8 years of age.
  • During your tour, wear long pants and closed toe shoes.
  • Camp Mohaven Equine requires reservations. Reservations for Amish Country Riding Stables are also recommended. Remember to call and make yours in advance!
  • For the safety of riders and horses, there is a weight requirement of 200 pounds or less at Camp Mohaven and 225 pounds or less at Amish Country Riding Stables.

Where to Stay

Camp Mohaven Equine is a quick 20 minute trip from The White Oak Inn, and Amish Country Riding Stable is only 40 minutes away! After a day well spent exploring The Buckeye State by horseback, join us for an unforgettable dinner at The White Oak Restaurant! Our menus are prepared daily to take advantage of the finest produce, meat, and fish available. 

When you stay in one of our lovely accommodations, like the Willow Room, you can always expect the best amenities and top-notch service. All of our guests enjoy daily complimentary country breakfast and snacks and beverages 24 hours a day! If you are ready to plan your next vacation, our current packages and specials are a great way to enjoy the best of what our inn and the area offers!

Looking for more great outdoor recreation like Ohio horseback riding? Read our blog on Ohio’s Rails-to-Trails!