Trail Rides


Profile view of Grandfather Mountain from trail at Rising Star Equestrian Center

Trail Rides

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, our trails will dazzle you with the natural beauty of the area. Starting at an elevation of 3700 feet, our trails wind and climb through miles of pastures and woods. Enjoy the beauty of the mountain's native Rhododendrens, Azaleas and Mountain Laurel. Enjoy the stunning long range mounatin views including Grandfather Mountain, Sugar and Beech mountains. And what is a trail ride without seeing the native wildlife! Come out and enjoy a ride on one our horses, or bring your own.

Come and enjoy a beautiful trail ride with Rising Star Equestrian Center. Get to know your safe Equine partner with a brief instruction in the ring before we head out on the trails. This trail ride comes with oohs! and awes! as you experience long range vista views of the Blue Ridge mountains and the profile of Grandfather Mountain. Our goal is a relaxing ride and memories you will talk about forever. All skill levels are welcome, you must be 8 years and older. Under 18 must wear a helmet. The ride lasts approxiamtely 90 minutes. Additional rides are available with longer duration.




  • $65 on our horse
  • $30 on yours