Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Giddy-up and explore McNaughton Park’s 1,100+ acres atop a horse that’s perfectly suited for you! Blazin’ A Trail Riding and Boarding offers kids and adults a unique opportunity to test out their inner equestrian. 1-hour guided trail tours takes you through woods, creeks, and wide-open spaces. In addition to guided rides, Blazin’ A Trail Riding and Boarding also offers day clinics, hands-on clinics, boarding, and much more! Reservations are required so check out our schedule and times below!

1-HOUR GROUP RIDES

Reservations are required

Weekday times: Varies during the school year

Weekend times: 9 AM, 10:30 AM, 12 PM, 1:30 PM, 3 PM

Rate: $30

1 to 1.5-HOUR PRIVATE RIDES

Scheduling varies. Call (309) 382-1268 for rates and availability.

Clinics

Clinics are held in the spring and summer. Call (309) 382-1268 for the most up-to-date schedule. Clinic offerings include:

Day at the Barn

Spend the day at the barn and get hands-on experience grooming/saddling, feeding and cleaning the stalls of the equine residents of Blazin’ A! Participants also learn about horse care, go on a trail ride, and learn the ropes of being a junior guide.

LIL SPURS! (Ages 2 – 7)

Geared towards younger children, this introductory program consists of a hands-on horse demonstration and a hand-led horse ride atop one of our equine friends.

3-Day Beginner Horse Clinic (Ages 9 – 14)

Learn about horse safety and horse care including grooming, saddling, feeding, and cleaning the ol’ barn! You’ll also be given riding lessons! Also enjoy crafts, teaming events, games, nature hikes and more! Class size is minimum eight; maximum 14.

3-Day Advanced Horse Clinic (Ages 10 – 15)

Designed for experienced riders or those who have gone through our Beginner Clinic, this clinic focuses on refining horse-riding skills and furthering knowledge about horse safety and care including independent grooming, saddling, feeding, and cleaning the barn. Also includes crafts, teaming events, games, nature hikes and more!

CANCELLATIONS

Ride times are subject to change or cancel due to weather or lack of interest for certain times.

RESTRICTIONS

Riders must be at least 8 years old. We also have a 250lb weight limit for the safety of our horses and riders.