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Recreation - Horseback Riding


Cain Lake Stables
This horse farm specializes in the English riding style, though both English and Western is available. The Stables provide one-on-one lessons for riders of all ages and skill levels. The cost is $25 per ride and lessons include riding and stable management training. Open daily, dusk till dawn.
(360) 595.9160

Carousel Farms
Located in Ferndale, this is the place to go for English style riders to work on their dressage and jumping skills. One-on-one lessons are provided for advanced riders (or beginning riders who are seriously motivated). The cost is $30 per hour for high-quality instruction with top-notch horses.
(360) 384.5705

Deli Llama Wilderness Adventures
To add some variety to your riding experience, why not try a Llama Trek! Deli Llama offers 4-7 day custom-designed treks for groups of 6-10 people. Booking your trip early ensures the greatest flexibility of choice in terms of dates and locations. Special Interest Treks are available, and in the spring and fall the group offers day picnics, 1-3 day training treks and packing clinics. Saddle up a llama and hit the trails in the North Cascades National Park!

Kelly Park Stables
This Bellingham establishment is a great place for young or beginning riders. Instruction includes riding and stable management skills (including the basics like grooming and tacking up). Both English and Western styles are taught in groups up to seven people. The cost is $14 per hour, and a youth summer camp is also offered at $100 per week for daily 2 _ hour sessions. Adult riders are also welcome and beginning lessons are offered later in the day.
(360) 671.1213

Peace Arch Equestrian Center
The Peach Arch Equestrian Center is one of the only places in Whatcom County that offers guided trail rides. Riders of all ages can benefit here, with pony and hay rides and a petting zoo for younger children, and small group or private lessons for more intermediate riders. The establishment offers two indoor riding arenas as well as 70 acres of outdoor area and trails. The Center is located in the city of Blaine near Semiahmoo, and in addition to lessons offers winter and summer camps, instruction for new or potential horse owners, and boarding for horses. It is open every day from dawn till dusk.
(360) 366.4049