Mounted police opt for equine transportation so they don’t have to deal with the squad car's wailing thirst for gas and justice. Avoid similar automotive appetites with today's Groupon to Seaton Hackney Stables in Morristown. Choose from the following options:
- For $39, you get a guided horseback trail ride or private lesson for one (an $80 value).
- For $69, you get a guided horseback trail ride or private lesson for two (a $160 value).
- For $129, you get a guided horseback trail ride or private lesson for four (a $320 value).
Situated beside the verdant riding trails of Loantaka Brook Reservation, Seaton Hackney Stables facilitates equestrian excursions with a lineup of endearing horses and miles of scenic paths. After mounting a trusty steed and equipping the ceremonial Viking helmet, riders set out for an hour of adventure along the 5 miles of tree-lined trails that traverse the 570-acre park. In groups of two or four, riding buddies revel in the surrounding scenery and pose for snapshots, and solo riders are free to regale their steeds with favorite lines from The Horse Whisperer. Veteran trail guides accompany each ride, punctuating the clop of hooves with historical factoids and other informative asides.
Seaton Hackney County Stables
Miles of trails snake through the verdant woods surrounding Seaton Hackney County Stables, beckoning riders and their stallions to showcase skills learned from the full-service facility’s multitude of equine activities. A staff of seasoned equestrians imparts English- and Western-style horsemanship techniques during frequent camps and lessons, introducing pupils of all ages to Seaton's stable of more than 35 resident horses. Mounted atop the valiant steeds, the staff also shepherds guests on guided trail rides through nearby environs or leads offsite excursions that explore area parks and horse-only dance halls.
440 South St.
Morristown, New Jersey 07960