Just Horsing Around: 3 Places for Equine Fun

Posted by: Shelby Morse and Alona Gilpin on August 18, 2023

Explore the world of horseback riding at these exceptional venues. Festival Country has three distinct places that offer horse enthusiasts the opportunity to learn and grow in their equestrian skills while surrounded by natural beauty and expert guidance.

Havens Hope Ranch and Stables

Find horseback riding lessons from experienced and knowledgeable instructors here. Gather up some friends and enjoy a one-hour group lesson for just $50 or enjoy a private lesson for $60. There are also plenty of events to check out at this location. They have movie nights, dances and more. In addition, there are camps and clubs for young riders.

Four Willows Farm

This family-owned farm provides one-on-one private riding lessons for all ages. For a more immersive experience, horse camps are in session during the summer, spring, and winter. They also host horse public showings throughout the year in their indoor and outdoor arenas. If you’re interested, make sure to give them a call and check out their website.

The Stables of Bay Horse Inn

Just down the street from the Barn at Bay Horse Inn event venue, you'll find a fully immersive equine experience for horse lovers of all ages and abilities. It offers boarding, riding lessons, private parties and a perfect space for small events.


Kelsay Farms

With a seven-acre corn maze, jump pad, hayrides and farm animals, this place couldn’t be more fun. During the holiday season, they offer a fun holiday stroll. It's the perfect place for animal lovers of all ages.

The Barn at Crystal Spring Farm

There’s plenty of events at The Barn at Crystal Spring Farm throughout the year. Enjoy their sunflower fields, spring market, and visits from Santa during the Christmas season. Check their website for the latest updates.