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Best Horse Riding

2017 Best Place to Get on a Horse

Sheeder Mill Farm

No equine snobbery here—the accommodating staff finds you the right mount and goes at your pace, whether it’s your first or 400th ride, a quick afternoon session or overnight camp. And it’s one of the few horse-riding places in the region that are open all year. Note: Reservations are a must. Read More »

12 Sheeder Mill Road, Spring City, PA | 610-469-9382 | Website

2013 Best Horse Riding

Gateway Stables Riding Center

Given the vast amount of horse country Chester County boasts (and boasts, and boasts), its actually surprisingly difficult to find places that allow non-horse-owning amateurs to hop in a saddle and fulfill their John Wayne/Tracy Lord equestrian fantasies. Enter Gateway Stables: The Kennett Square riding center provides everything you might need for a nice leisurely ride the horse (generally quite docile), the beautiful countryside, a short pre-ride briefing, a guide, helmets, and handlers who can hand-lead small children, should you own some. You bring the boots. Read More »

949 Merrybell Lane, Kennett Square, PA | 610-444-1255 | Website