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The Center for America's First Horse, Inc. in Johnson, Vermont is an organization committed to saving the Colonial Spanish horse also called the Spanish mustang,
PO Box 274, Morrisville, VT 05661
(802) 730 - 5400

Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden, VT -  Vermont Summer Adventure Camp and Children’s Summer Horsemanship Camp.

Four Chimneys Inn - Bennington, VT

Camping with Horses

Camping with your own horses can be done on State land at New Discovery State Park in Groton. There are miles of trails and 47 tent/trailer sites. Another site that welcomes horse lovers is Camp Plymouth where you will find a large assortment of things to see and do.  Go to: for more information on Vermont State Parks.

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Boarding For Your Horse and You


The Bunkhouse in Washington, VT. is cozy with western themed décor, consisting of four rooms and sleeps up to ten people. It contains a large living room with a couch and a futon, a fully equipped kitchen for all of your cooking and dining needs, the bunk room with six bunks and a double bed, as well as a full bathroom with a stand-up shower. The kitchen has a coffee maker, toaster, gas range, gas refrigerator, and on the porch, an outdoor grill. Equestrian Facilities, 90 x 200 outdoor riding arena with professional footing, There are six 14 ft x 30 ft paddocks with cover for your horses. A fenced in pasture with a run-in to accommodate 2-3 horses. A tack shed with saddle racks and plenty of storage for all your equipment. There will be maps available for the marked trails and local roads.

The Mountain Top Inn and Resort, 195 Mountain Top Road, Chittenden, VT. 05757  Phone: 802.483.2311 Email:
One of the few resorts in the Northeast to offer horseback riding vacations, our custom tailored riding vacations can accommodate everyone from the never-ridden-before beginner to the more skilled horseman. Advance reservations must be made for boarding.



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Vermont Sleigh and Wagon Rides


Bennington - Lively's Livery, Tel: 802-447-7612
Brattleboro - Fair Winds Farm, 254-9067, sleigh rides.
Brownington - Perry Farm, 754-2396, sleigh, wagon, carriage & stagecoach rides.

- The Mountain Top Inn & Resort, 802-483-2311
Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides (Winter) & Driving Lessons (Summer)
Hinesburg -
Harry Russell, Tel: 802-482-2498

Hyde Park - Applecheek Farm, Tel: 802-888-4482 sleigh rides, hay rides
Hyde Park - Charlie Horse Sleigh & Carriage Rides, Tel: 802-888-2804
Hyde Park - Stony Brook Farm, Tel:
802-888-2650 wagon rides
- Lajoie Stables, Tel: 802-644-5347
Landgrove - Karl Pfister Sleigh Rides, Tel: 802-824-4663 - Sleigh rides.
- Horses for Hire, Tel: 802-297-1468 trail rides, sleigh rides
Putney - Green Mountain Horse Ranch, Tel: 802-387-2511 wagon and sleigh rides.
Shelburne -  Shelburne Farms, Tel: 802-985-8442 wagon rides
South Woodstock - Three Brothers Farm, Tel:
802-457-4934  Horse drawn carriage and sleigh rides.
Stowe -
Gentle Giants, Tel: 802-253-2216 -Sleigh Rides
Stowe - Peterson Brook Farm, Tel: 802-253-9052, Sleigh Rides

Stowe - Trapp Family Lodge, Tel:  802-253-8511 - Sleigh rides
Stratton Mt.
- Sun Bowl Ranch, Tel: 802-297-9210 - wagon and sleigh rides.
Townshend, VT.,  Friesians of Majesty, 802-365-7526
- Sleigh rides
Waitsfield -
Mountain Valley Farm, LLC, Tel: 802-496-9255 sleigh rides, hay rides, wagon rides
Waterford -
Mountain View Horseback Adventures at the Powers Farm, Tel: 802-748-8134, trail rides, sleigh rides
Waterville - Raven Ledge, LLC, Tel: 802-644-5189 - horse drawn carriage and sleigh rides.
Wilmington  - Adam's Family Farm, 802-464-3762 - Sleigh Rides
Woodstock - Billings Farm & Museum, Tel: 802-457-2355 Horse-drawn wagon rides and sleigh rides.


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Horseback Outfitters, Stables and Trail Rides


Stable Connections
Riding Lessons, Corporate Team Building, Personal Growth, Educational Services, Therapeutic Riding and Psychotherapy

Northeastern Vermont, Northern New Hampshire
P.O. Box 102
2494 Route 102
Guildhall, VT
(802) 522-3048
By incorporating a variety of equine programs, we can offer riding lessons for beginners, corporate team building programs, personal growth, educational services, therapeutic riding and psychotherapy for residents of Vermont’s Essex and Caledonia Counties and Coos County of New Hampshire. Our facilitating “team” includes licensed therapists, equine specialists and other qualified specialists. Using the “team” approach allows us to provide the highest quality services to our clients, and ensures that each individualized program will be designed to meet your individual needs. Through our equine assisted psychotherapy and unique therapeutic / horsemanship riding programs, Stable Connections is committed to improving the lives of children and adults with physical or emotional disabilities in our North Country communities. As an EAGALA certified provider in Vermont and New Hampshire, our quality programs help clients overcome difficulties in their daily lives.


The Mountain Top Inn and Resort

Central Vermont

Inn & Resort, Cabins, X-C Skiing, Horse Back Riding, Youth Programs, Spa, Biking, Clay Bird Shooting
195 Mountain Top Road, Chittenden, VT. 05757
Located on 350 beautiful acres, surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest and overlooking a recreational mountain lake, The Mountain Top Inn & Resort is the perfect setting for a  "Horseback Riding Vacation". One of the few resorts in the Northeast to offer horseback riding vacations, our custom tailored riding vacations can accommodate everyone from the never-ridden-before beginner to the more skilled horseman. Enjoy the spectacular property as you walk, trot or canter through serene mountain pastures, over miles of wooded trails,  the flowering fields of spring and summer and the brilliant colors of autumn’s foliage. Experienced rider or new in the saddle, our professional instructors will help you to improve your riding ability – English or Western – on your horse or one of ours. Serious riders can also take advantage of Jumping and Introduction to Cross Country Jumping instruction and clinics.


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Barre - T-N-T Stables Tel: 802-476-3097
- Mazza Horse Services, Tel: 802-758-9240
Brownington - Galloping Acres, Tel: 802-754-2337
Cabot - Wild Orchard Stables, Tel: 802-563-3261
Castleton - Pond Hill Ranch, Tel: 802-468-2449
Chittenden - Mountain Top Equestrian Center, Tel: 802- 483-6089
Danby -
Mountain View Ranch, Tel: 802 293-5837
Danby Four Corners -
Chipman Stables, Tel: 802-293-5242
East Fairfield - Broken Arrow Ranch, Tel: 802-827-6117
East Burke - D-N-D Stables, Tel: 802-626-8237
East Fairfield - The Cowboy Connection, Tel: 802-827-6117
Ferrisburg -
Kingsland Bay Stable, LLC ,  802-877-6914
Jeffersonville - Lajoie Stables, Tel: 802-644-5347
Jeffersonville - Brewster Ridge Horse Center, Tel: 802-644-8051
Johnson - Windy Willows Farm, Tel: 802-653-7300
Newfane - Winchester Stables, Tel: 802-365-9434
Plymouth -
Hawk Inn and Mountain Resort, Tel: 802- 672-381
Pownal - Valley View Horses & Tack Shop, Tel: 802-823-4649
Proctorsville - Cavendish Trail Horse Rides, Tel: 802-226-7821
Peru - Horses for Hire, Tel: 802-297-1468
Putney - Green Mountain Horse Ranch, Tel: 802-387-2511
Roxbury - Vermont Firefly Farm, Tel: 802- 485-8876

Shaftsbury - Kimberly Farms, Tel: 802-442-5454
Stowe - Peterson Brook Farm, Tel: 802-253-9052
South Woodstock - Kedron Valley Stables, Tel: 802-457-1480 or 802-457-2734)
Stratton Mt. - Sun Bowl Ranch, Tel: 802-297-9210
Townshend,  Friesians of Majesty, Tel: (802) 365-7526
Vershire - Vershire Riding School, Tel: 802-685-2239

Waitsfield - Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm, Phone 802-496-7141
Waterford - Mountain View Horseback Adventures at the Powers Farm, Tel: 802-751-5884, trail rides, sleigh rides
Westmore - Greenhope Farm, Phone: 802-525-3011

Whitingham -
White Wolf Horse Ranch, Tel: 802-368-7867

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Tack Shops

Bradford, - Farm Way Inc, Rt 25, Bradford, VT 05033, Tel: 802-222-9316 - English,
,  - Horse Amour, 804 Eaton Hill East,
Castleton, VT 05735, Tel: 802-468-2200 - English,
,  - Pond Hill Ranch Tack Shop, 1683 Pond Hill Ranch Rd, Castleton, VT 05735, Tel: 802-468-2449 - Western
,  - Zoes Tack Shop & Cafe,
3825 Rt. 7, Charlotte, VT. 05445 Tel: 802-425-JUMP
,  - Silver & Leather Tack,  561 Main St, Chester, VT 05143, Tel: 802-875-4527 - English & Western,
,  - Tommy Hunter's Tack Shack, 3288 Chittenden Rd, Chittenden, VT 05737, Tel: 802-747-0314

,  - The Pony Stall, 599 North Danville Rd, Danville, VT 05828, Tel: 802-748-9420
Essex Jct
.  - Tony's Tack Shop, 34 Park St #9, Essex Jct. , VT 05452, Tel: 802-876-4444 - English, Dressage,
,  - Fairlee Feed & Saddlery Inc, Fairlee, VT 05045, Tel: 802-333-4307 - English,
,  - Freedom Farm & Tack Shack, 11 Cilley Hill Rd, Jericho, VT 05465, Tel: 802-899-1878
,  - Paris Farmers
Union, Rt 7 S, Middlebury, VT 05753, Tel: 802-388-3139
,  - Missisquoi Valley Tack Shop, Email, 1877 VT Rt 105, Newport, VT 01855, Tel: 802-334-8560 - Western
,  - Hillcrest Tack Shop, 183 Fowler Rd, Plainfield,
VT 05667, Tel: 802-454-8597 English, Western,
,  - Equus, An Equestrian Shop Ltd, 5031 Main St, Village
Square, Waitsfield, VT 05673, Tel: 802-249-64281 - English,
,  - Trumbull Mountain Tack Shop, 969 Trumbull Hill Rd, Shaftsbury, VT 05262, Tel: 802-442-9672 - English,
South Stratford
 - Stratford Saddlery Shop, 264 VT. Rte 132, South Stratford, VT 05070, Tel: 802-765-4485
South Woodstock
,  - Fairlee Feed & Saddlery Inc, Main,
South Woodstock,  VT 05045, Tel: 802-333-4307
South Woodstock
- High Brook Horse and Harness, Rte. 106, South Woodstock, VT.05045 Tel: 802-457-4677

South Woodstock
,  - Vermont Horse Country, PO Box 325, Rt. 106, South Woodstock, VT 05701, Tel: 802-457-4677
,  - The Horse Works, 31 Zephyr Rd, Williston,
VT 05495, Tel: 802-879-8935
,  -, 21 Trader Ln., Williston, VT 05495, Tel: 802-872-1819 - English & Western
,  - Passamaquoddy Tack Shop, 8403 VT Rt. 113, Vershire, VT 05079, Tel: 802-685-3018 - Western,


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North Ferrisburg, VT. 05473
1 800-425-8747  (802) 425-6211