Ready to delight in the gorgeous Virginia landscape? Consider spending a weekend afternoon riding on horseback through the countryside. We know just the place. Double H Stable in Front Royal, VA, offers horseback trail rides and lessons year-round and are just an hour outside Washington, D.C. Why not make a weekend out of this adventure? Enjoy a scenic horseback ride and then come back to the Inn at Vaucluse Spring for the remainder of your getaway. It’s the perfect combination of adventure and relaxation.
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Why a Day at Double H Stable is the Best
Double H Stable is the best spot for horseback riding near Front Royal, VA, and offers one of the most memorable things to do in the area. Horsemen of all varieties are welcome and accommodated. It does not matter if you are a beginner, amateur, or professional. Double H Stable will fit their service to you. You can enjoy miles of trails through wooded areas, hills, and even get a chance to cross water. Unlike other horseback riding in the area, Double H Stable also allows trotting and cantering on their trails.
Have you never been on horseback before? No worries! You can rest assured that Double H Stable will select the mount that befits your ability and will help you conquer that fear. Please wear acceptable riding attire for your outing. A shirt, long pants, and sneakers or boots are perfect for horseback riding. Shorts and flip-flops may seem like a good idea on a hot summer day. But, are not a good choice for going through tall brush and wooded areas. Riders as young as six years old are welcome. Trail rides and lessons are by appointment only.
Trail rides are priced as follows:
Horseback Riding Lessons at the Double H Stable
If you love horses and the idea of learning to ride one, perhaps horseback riding lessons are the way to go. Double H Stable offers year-round Western and English-style riding lessons. Their practical approach educates students in an easy-going atmosphere that prioritizes responsible care and handling of the horse. Lessons take place in the ring and move to the trail once appropriate. Double H Stable also provides the horse, saddle, and helmet to the student.
Lesson rates are priced as follows:
$50/1 hour private lesson
$40/1 hour semi-private lesson (per student)
$30/1 hour group session (per student)
Be sure to visit their website for changes to rates or other information.
Directions to Double H Stable
Double H Stable is open year-round at 5197 Reliance Road in Front Royal, VA 22630. From Washington, D.C., take Interstate 66 West to Exit 6 at Front Royal and take Winchester Road/Route 522 north (right turn). Follow Winchester Road north to the intersection with Reliance Road/Route 627 (left turn). Follow Reliance Road down to Crooked Run, cross the run, and we are the first driveway on the right.
The Inn at Vaucluse Spring is Just Minutes Away from the Best Activities
The Inn at Vaucluse Spring is just a few miles from the best Northern Virginia events and activities. After your trail ride, take respite with us. Kick your shoes off and stay awhile! Peruse our rooms and amenities to get a glimpse of the best place to stay in the area. Don’t forget to download our free Vacation Guide.