We are one of the only businesses that offers guided trail rides on horseback in close proximity to downtown Louisville. Our rides take you through some of the best scenery that Kentucky has to offer!
You will ride through tall grasses, along wooded trails, follow sparkling streams and traverse
up and down a few hills. All with an experienced guided watching you and your horse for
safety and entertainment. Our rides are small and generally private parties, so no impersonal
guide throwing you on a horse and wishing you luck!
Whether you have never ridden before or you're an experienced rider, Red Fern Riding Center will provide you with a safe, fun, guided horseback ride atop our trusty steeds. Enjoy our 25 scenic wooded horseback riding trails that cover this 462-acre property. We provide 1 hour tours out on the trails located at Shelby Trails Park. Our appointments are 1.5 hours to allow for saddle fitting and a short introductory riding lesson - to be sure your are safe and feel comfortable. Our rides are small and generally private parties. We can accommodate groups up to 5 riders.
Rides are $55 per person.
Ready for an unforgettable experience?
Our Guided Horseback Trail Rides are small and generally private.
Rides are booked by appointment only. We have 5 person limit per group, per hour.
Horseback Rides are 1.5 hours (1 hour on the trail and 30 minutes for tack adjustment, mounting, pictures)
$55.00 per person -2 person minimum per ride. Single riders must join an existing group.
Picking Your Number of Riders
When using our booking system, please be sure you HOVER over the quantity and select the number of
riders in your party (up to 5 riders). Selecting [ 1 ] will only book one person and you will be contacted to re-book.
Due to insurance restrictions all riders must be 8 years or older. Riders under 14 must be
accompanied by an adult. No riding double or sharing is allowed.
We are a small operation and bring in staff to lead the rides. If for any reason you need to cancel,
please give us AT LEAST a 24-hour notice. Rides with less than 24 hours notice will not receive a refund.
For your safety and the well-being of our horses, we require the rider not to exceed 20% of the horse's
weight. Please advise if you have riders in your party that are 250 pounds so we may make sure
we have the appropriate horses available.
Same Day Appointments
We will do our best to accommodate same day bookings whenever possible, but do not guarantee them.
Rides can be booked 3 hours in advance. To ensure you book your ride, please book early.