Horses are some of the most perceptive animals, as evidenced by the saying, "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't explain his intimate knowledge of your childhood fears." Tap into equine insight with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $25 for a beginner horseback trail ride for one (a $50 value)
- $39 for a beginner horseback trail ride for two (a $100 value)
During 45- to 60-minute beginner trail rides, equine aficionados lead groups of four over sandy trails backdropped by breathtaking views of snow-capped mountaintops while offering advice on best horsemanship practices to guarantee a safe ride. Participants must be aged 6 or older and must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Helmets may be brought from home or can be provided by Carousel Horse Farm.
Carousel Horse Farm
With access to thousands of acres of forests and fields, Carousel Horse Farm's expert equestrians take riders of all skill levels on scenic jaunts through the Maine countryside. Private or group trail rides in Casco explore the local woods, hills, and fields, sometimes including stops to fetch ice cream or to wipe down horses' windshields. Horse-drawn carriage rides, offered from Memorial Day through Labor Day, provide an opportunity to admire Old Orchard Beach in the summer. Guided beach horseback rides are also available from October 15 through April 30.