Smith Mountain Lake Horseback Riding

Take a break from all the water activities and choose to take a ride upon a trusty steed! The lake area is home to numerous horse farms and visitors can have the opportunity to try a fun and rewarding new Smith Mountain Lake, VA thing to do! And make sure to check out some of the many vacation rentals that we have here in Smith Mountain Lake by clicking here!

Bedford County

Slocum’s Appaloosa Ranch
16784 Private Hills Ranch Rd, Moneta, VA 24121
Phone: 540-312-0617

Slocum’s Appaloosa Ranch, located near Smith Mountain Lake, offers trail riding & horseback riding lessons. The ranch is located just a short drive from Roanoke, & Lynchburg VA. Horse Back riding camps also all summer each morning, sign up now.

Long Meadow Stables
Carters Mill Road, Huddleston, VA 24104
Phone: 540-297-8911
Private and semi-private lessons are conducted by Mary “Med” Long of Long Meadows Farms. Long Meadows Farms is located on 600 acres of rolling Virginia countryside, approximately 10 minutes from Mariners Landing. Features include a large, all-weather surface arena with jumps, small training ring, large grassy fields, and numerous trail and cross-country jumps. Med Long has been teaching riding for over 20 years and competes in both Hunter shows and combined training. Visit Site

Pittsylvania County:

Smith Mountain Farm and Stables is a family owned and operated guided horseback riding facility.Formerly located in Loudoun County, VA, this award-winning business is now located minutes from Smith Mountain Lake. We offer guided horseback riding adventures, horsemanship day camps and cabin rentals. It is our goal to provide safe and enriching experiences for guests as well as highlighting the history of the lake and surrounding counties.Beginners welcome!

Smith Mountain Farm and Stables offers “Horse Camp” every Saturday morning for children ages 8 and up from 9 am until 11 am, plus reservations are taken for guided trail riding. Call 434-927-5199 for more information or visit

Open daily by reservation only.
7661 Grassland Drive
Sandy Level, Virginia 24161
Call Steve and Carol Miller at 434.927.5199

Roanoke and Surrounding Counties:

SE Greer Horse Riding
3225 Deer Path Trl, Roanoke, VA 24014
Phone: 540-400-0155

Come join us for a fun day horseback riding through the mountains in Roanoke VA only 7 minutes from downtown Roanoke, We offer guided trail rides,crossing creeks,up and down hillside fun for the inexperienced and those who have ridden before.  Open Sundays for pre-scheduled rides.  1 ride on Sat evenings and Monday evenings. Checks or cash accepted only–most holidays open also.