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Oct 22

Enjoy a day in the saddle - Horseback Riding in Williamsburg, VA

Posted by WR Murphy in Williamsburg , Outdoors , Horseback Riding , Family Fun , Children's Activities

Contributed by WR Murphy

stonhouse-elvisEnglish-style horseback riding is all about communication between the horse and the rider. The saddle is thin, almost minimalist compared to the Western saddle, and the idea is that the rider doesn't restrict the horse's movement and communicates with the horse directly, using body language in a much more subtle way than is possible with the Western saddle.

Oct 01

Benefits of Horseback Riding - Stonehouse Stables in Toano

Posted by Graham Phillips in Williamsburg , Horseback Riding , Coupons

Contibuted by Genice Phillips

stonehouse-AdultRiding a horse for the first time can be an exciting, sometimes daunting experience. Once you find a great instructor, a likable horse, and of course, a nice pair of equestrian boots, you will have all the tools you need for a fun, easy ride!

And horseback riding has its' benefits. Anyone of any age can participate. It's a great workout that can be challenging and fulfilling. It offers a considerable amount of balance and coordination, with an added bonus - making a new friend. Horses are loyal, kind companions that have different personalities, which can fit your riding style.

Since the fall is here, why not take in the beautiful scenery and ride a few trails around Colonial Williamsburg? Stonehouse Stables offers a range of lessons for everyone, from the novice to expert rider. Try a guided tour at Lakewood Trail or if interested in a longer ride, York River State Park features a 5 mile bridle trail, filled with breathtaking views of the York River and Taskinas Creek.

Sep 06

Williamsburg Fall Family Event: Horseback Riding at Lakewood Trails, Stonehouse Stables

Posted by taylor in Williamsburg , Sports/Athletics , Outdoors , Horseback Riding , Family Fun

Experience horseback riding, much as it was done in Colonial Virginia in the traditional English style.

stonehouse-rainbowHere is our recommendation for a fun, family event for the fall season:  Horseback Riding at Lakewood Trails!   Enjoy a guided one hour riding experience which begins at the modern training facilities of the Stonehouse Stables horse farms. Then its 'Tally Ho' and off you go on a relaxing ride over fields, through woods, and alongside a peaceful lake on their exclusive private riding trail.

Stonehouse Stables, a family operated horse farm is located only a few minutes from historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Easy access from I-64 leads to a beautiful hunt seat equestrian support center nestled among several other horse farms and trails in rural James City County.

Lakewood Trails at Stonehouse Stables offers a year round riding experience!  Here are some of the trails you may choose from:

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