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Horseback Riding at Lanier Islands

Explore the Beautiful Lanier Islands Surroundings by Horseback

Saddle up for ta great ride at the Stables at Lanier Islands. Gentle horses are ready to take you through a set of scenic trails along the shores of Lake Lanier. In addition to trail rides, the Stables at Lanier Islands offers pony rides, summer and fall horse camps, riding lessons and much more in a relaxed and educational setting.

We will be opening up the trails for experienced riders for day rides and overnight guests from Labor Day through Memorial Day. Bring your horse along and experience "the best kept secret" on the Islands! Don't believe it? Check out this article in Elite Equestrian about the American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) choosing Lanier Islands as a competitive event site!

Summer Camps

The week long camp in June and July is recommended for beginner and intermediate riders ages 7-14. Clinics include horse grooming, English and Western riding techniques, trail rides, riding to music, arts and crafts, horse body painting and swimming at LanierWorld, as well as optional activities like zip-lining & paddleboarding.

Summer Camp Information

Trail & Pony Rides

Experience Lake Lanier Islands horseback riding on one of our trail or pony rides. Older kids and adults can enjoy a 45-minute ride along the shores of Lake Lanier, which departs every hour on the hour. Younger kids (ages 2-6) can go on a 30-minute pony ride, suitable for children two years of age and up weighing less than 80 pounds. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Trail & Pony Ride Information

Riding Lessons

Choose between private and semi-private riding lessons, great for beginner or intermediate riders. Riders will learn horsemanship including grooming, use and care of equipment, horse anatomy and introductory riding skills with certified A.R.I.A. instructors. Both English and Western disciplines offered. Group lessons are also available for three to five people. Riders must call 24 hours in advance.

Riding Lesson Information

Contact the Equestrian Center to reserve a trail ride, pony ride, lesson, Ride & Romance package, or reserve your spot for the popular Summer Camp today by calling 678-318-7886 or email bpedaggi@lakelanierislands.com.