horseback riding

horseback ridingA walk through beautiful mountain trails near Chetola Resort is serene and beautiful but there’s something about meandering through these trails on horseback that makes for a spectacular and memorable mountain experience.

Enjoy a horseback riding adventure through the scenic countryside of nearby Blue Ridge Mountain Club while viewing cascading waters, tree-lined canopies and sweeping panoramics of mountain peaks and valleys.

horseback ridingYour trail companion is a locally born and raised “cowboy” who prides himself on his vast knowledge of local history. Enjoy the peace and quiet and fresh mountain air as you meander along the gentle trails with your experienced guide.

While on your 2, 3, or 4 hour ride, your riding companion will make sure that you don’t miss points of interest and will gladly answer any questions you may have.

This package is available year round so you can enjoy brilliant fall colors, crisp winter snow rides, beautiful spring flowers or the cooler mountain temperatures in summer.

Trips are limited to a maximum of 4 guests to assure that you receive a fun, relaxing ride that is tailored specifically for your party.

horseback ridingAdditional Information

  • No horseback riding experience is necessary.
  • Riders must be 12 and older.
  • Recommended riding apparel – boots or sturdy shoes (no sandals or open toe shoes), jacket , long pants.
  • Helmets provided if requested.
  • Chetola can provide box lunches for your ride. Please inquire at time of booking.


horseback ridingAccommodations for this package are at a reduced rate. Package includes a two-night stay with two, three or four hours of horseback riding. Package prices are based on a two-night stay per person, double occupancy, and two hours of riding.

April 25 - December 31, 2014

Chetola Lodge*

From $282 per person weekdays, $292 per person weekends

Bob Timberlake Inn*

From $329 per person weekdays, $391 per person weekends


From $297 per person weekdays, $334 per person weekends


For rides longer than two hours, please add the following:

$30 per person for a three hour ride
$55 per person for a four hour ride.

Two-night stays are required on the following weekends: Jan. 17-19, Feb. 14-16, April 11-13, May 23-25,

June 13-Oct. 25, and Dec. 26-28, 2014. Three-night stays are required Nov. 26-29, 2014

Prices slightly higher holidays and Jan. 24-26, July 3-6,  all weekends in July, August and October, November 26-29,

and Dec. 26-31, 2014.

Package pricing does not include room tax.


Cancellation Policy for Horseback Riding Trips: Cancellations made within 36 hours of the scheduled trip will result in a total charge of $100.


To reserve your horseback riding package, call 800-243-8652

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