Horseback Riding On The Fern Forest Trail - Asheville

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  • Duration: 45 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm, Please arrive at the stated time or 5-minutes early. You will need to complete your Assumption of Responsibility forms At the stated time, your safety pr.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Arrowmont Stables & Cabins in Cullowhee
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Ride on horseback through the Fern Forest Trail, clomping into enchanting woods and lush ferns of the North Carolina mountains. Your 45- to 60-minute guidedtourstarts with a 1-hour safety briefing and training at the Arrowmont Stables and Cabins, located just north of Cashiers, NC. Choose from a variety of departure times.


Perfect for all ages and skill level

Choice of morning or afternoon departure

Popular choice with kids

Ideal choice for families

Led by a local guide

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide at Arrowmont Stables and Cabins in Cullowhee North Carolina, which is about a 2-hour drive from Asheville. At this 200-acre (80-hectare) working horse farm youll get acquainted with equine behavior and riding tips during a 50-minute safety program via training video or live demonstration.

Once youre matched with a suitable horse, snap on your helmet then practice horseback riding in the ring before setting off on the Fern Forest Trail, a gentle path that is suitable for all skill levels. You'llpass by the cabins of an old youth camp and meander through a variety of terrain including a dense fern forest that reaches 3800 feet in elevation.

Listen to birds sing and keep a lookout for a variety of wildlife, including local wild turkeys and deer, before ending your tour back at the stables.


  1. Horses don't know they are big. That's why we can control them with the bit in their mouth.
  2. Horses think like little children. They want you to protect them.
  3. Horses can be very stubborn.Whoever is MOST stubborn wins. You need to be more stubborn than the horse.


Safety orientation

Horseback ride (based on option selected)

Use of all equipment (horse, tack, and helmet)

Use of helmet mandatory for under 18 years old

Ponchos or rain coats provided for inclement weather

Majestic Trails with a variety in terrain from 4200 feet elevation at the top to 3400 feet in the valley

Local guide



DVD (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Plan an extra 50-60 minutes, in addition to your trail time, for your safety and training program

Please Note: The safety program starts at your stated trail time, not before it. Your trail immediately follows your safety program.

Your safety program consists of a video or live demonstration covering the horse's training, safety, and horse personality

You are given a chance to try your horse in the ring before departing. If needed, your horse can be changed before your trail

Ages need to be given at time of booking so we may assign proper horses

Closed-toe shoes are required

Long pants recommended

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult

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