Horseback Riding & Carriage Rentals

When you think of the Old West, you think of cowboys, six-shooters, ten-gallon hats, and most of all, horses. Carson Valley has a rich tradition of horsemanship from the early days when horses were used for farm and ranch work as well as for transportation. Today you can take one of these magnificent four-legged time machines back to those early days and ride the trails of the Carson Valley or the Sierra. If you’re a tenderfoot, riding lessons and tours with experienced trail hands will introduce you to the joys of horseback. If you’re not keen on riding, horse-powered transportation is also available in the form of carriage rides. Put on your crinoline hoop skirt and bonnet or your frock coat and hat, and ride to dinner in a hand-made carriage just like they did a century and a half ago. And for a winter adventure, there’s nothing like singing “Jingle Bells” from the back of a real one-horse open sleigh while Jack Frost nips at your nose!

5 Clover Ranch 3060-D U.S. Highway 395
MindenNV89423
Phone: 775-351-9454

5 clover

The 5 Clover Ranch Equestrian Center provides a variety of quality western related training, events courses, and horse boarding. Additionally, there are a variety of settings for your special event.

Borges Family Sleigh Rides P.O. 5905
StatelineNV89449
Phone: (775) 588-2953

Delighting Visitors from around the World since 1967

This Lake Tahoe winter tradition offers nostalgia, history and family fun all snuggled up together in one of the Borges Family's homemade sleighs pulled by 2,000 pound Blonde Belgian Draft Horses. Take a 30 minute and 1 hour ride dashing through the snow, enjoy picturesque views and listen to stories of times long gone by...  Dinner and Wedding Packages are available. Romantic and Fun; A Perfect Vacation Treat.

Book Now Chappell Ranch 531 Centerville Lane
GardnervilleNV89460
Phone: (775) 265-6483
Safe, fun, educational horsemanship instruction for kids, teens, and adults.  Single day, weekend and week-long programs for riders from novice to experienced.  
Book Now Sheridan Creek Equestrian Center 551 Centerville Lane
GardnervilleNV89460
Phone: (775) 265-7371
Join Sheridan Creek Equestrian Center for an hour or two trail ride around the ranch. They offer the option of splitting a 2 hour session up into a 1 hour lesson and a 1 hour trail ride, perfect for the guest who needs a quick refresher or who hasn't had the pleasure of riding before. The facility gives visitors a truly unique experience as they do not do traditional nose to tail trail rides. All rides are completely custom, tailored to your needs and private, so if you want to kick up your heels and get some speed in one of the fields you can definitely do that! Safety is always their number one priority and every precaution is always taken to make each rider comfortable and enjoy they ride! This is a must see facility which hosts birthday parties, events, and retreats! Be sure to call a week in advance to assure availability however you can always call a few days in advance to see what space is available.

Price List:
All rides are $40/hour/rider and are private
They  take riders ages 4 + max weight is 250 lbs
Please call (775) 265-7371 to schedule a ride!
Zephyr Cove Stables P.O. Box 1672
Zephyr CoveNV89448
Phone: (775) 588-5664

Guided Horseback Trails Rides Daily AND Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Rides!  Explore the High Sierra Wilderness.


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