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299 S. Fort Valley Rd., Fort Valley, VA

Mountain Horseback Riding!

Guided Trail Rides!
Cabin Rentals and RV Camping!
Near Shenandoah National Park!
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Under Lee Ranger District George Washington
and Jefferson National Forest
Permit ID LEE2411
Cocoa and sweets ride
Cocoa and Sweets

Themed Events Ride

Come enjoy a horseback ride through the serene wintery forest, with hot cocoa, and homemade sweet treats. Fire branding of your own ornament by a warm campfire.
We do need advanced notice to book.!!

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Guided Horseback Rides

Come enjoy an afternoon riding through the Shenandoah mountains, with cool shaded trees, crossing a creek and riding along side a  waterfall. When riding at the ranch, guests enjoy the tranquil setting of the woods, often spotting wildlife, like a bear , turkey, deer, raccoon or snake. Our horses are fitted for beginner riders and we have options for all ages. All of this while riding in the Shenandoah Valley near the Shenandoah National Park.

6 year olds and up can join a one hour ride, 1.5 hour trail rides are good for 7 year olds and up. 2.5 hour lunch rides are great for a longer time in the saddle and for those more experienced.
Kids under 6 can sign up for a hand led horse ride around the ranch.
Guided Private rides available Seasonally extra cost, upon request and availability.

Walk ins are considered..if trail ride size allows and on Trail ride days only..but reservations are highly recommended. Please call to reserve before making a long trip here.

Even though we are nicely situated in the George Washington National, we are only 8 miles off of highway 81.

We look forward to hosting you and yours in a memorable, fresh outside activity.

Reservations are Required. Please arrive 30 mins prior to Ride time. A credit card to hold reservation will be taken upon booking, We take cash, credit card or check upon check in.

If a ride needs to be rescheduled or cancelled, please call by 11:00 am the day before your ride. No shows or calls made to make changes after 11:00 am are charged full price on card.

DRESS CODE: Closed toe shoes are required, long pants are recommended, no sandals, crocs, flip flops,  high heels, no short shorts, etc.


Fun for whole family.
Hand led Horse rides, for children, around the ranch while the parents walk along side and take pics, $30 including tip
Reservations required.

1.5hr Guided Rides

 9& 10:30am, 1:30 pm, 3:00pm
Approximated time departures.

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Requires Advance Reservation

1 Hour Guided Rides

9 & 10:30 am, 1  & 3:30 pm
Approximated time departures
6 years old and up
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Requires Advance Reservation

Half-Day Rides

Rides into George Washington National Forest 10 years old and up seasonal: 4 ppl max. Under 200 lbs. No Beginner Riders
$130+$26 tip
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Requires Advance Reservation

Full Day Rides

Rides in George Washington
National Forest

Lunch included with guided
trail ride now booking for
the full day rides
$250+$50 tip

Requires Advance Reservation

Lunch Ride

2.5hr ride
Riding close to the top of the Massanutten Mountains, George Washington National Forest. You will enjoy stopping and enjoying a savory freshly packed lunch. Made and provided by the ranch.
$145+$30 tip
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Advance Reservation required

Temporarily unavailable
Group or Family Ride through
the Ranch and local Valley roads. Great
for private couple rides and for
families with cowpokes too
young for horseback riding!
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Advance Reservation required

Specialty Rides

1hr guided trail ride with
treats, hot cocoa, coffee,
and branding of an ornament.
Call about our Proposal ride
Hand Led Horse Rides
For children of most ages
$25.00/person plus $5 tip

Requires Advance Reservation

Archery & Axe Throwing

$30/per person

Ready to have some fun? Come join us
in our new archery and axe throwing activities! Learn some cool new skills with an instructor who'll be there every step of the way. What are you waiting for? Give it a try today! 1hr long event.
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Advance Reservation required

Ranch Package Specials

2-Night Ranch Package

2 Night Stay in fully-equipped private cabin

Ranch packages are when you book your cabin and horse back ride at the same time and you will receive a discount as incentive to do so.

Please call for pricing.

Call (540) 933-6633
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