Giddy-up! Trail Riding season opens soon at Mercer Stables

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Trail Riding returns at Mercer Stables! 

Trail Riding

We are thrilled to welcome back our Trail Riding Program and invite you to participate in the 2022-2023 Trail Riding Season! Come join us for a 45-minute guided trail ride around the Mercer Stables property. For ages 12 and up; adults are welcome too! This is a relaxing walk-only trail ride. Previous riding experience is not necessary but riders must be able to control the horse. At the management’s discretion, riders may be on lead for the rider's safety. Weight Restrictions: 220 lbs. max weight limit, weigh-in will be required by all participants. Participants must be physically able to get on and off the horse without assistance. Boots are preferred; no open-toed shoes, ballet flats, thin sneakers (like Vans/Converse) or tight clothing. Wearing a riding helmet is required (provided by MCS). Please allow for some extra time before and after your scheduled trail ride. One adult from the same family must register with minors. Additional policies will be explained when making your reservation.

Trail Riding at Mercer Stables starts Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 and runs to mid-May 2023.

Times: Mondays – 10:30 a.m.

Wednesdays- 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m.

Thursdays – 10:30 a.m.

Saturdays- 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m.

Cost: 45-minute trail ride $45.00

*Actual time may vary by a few minutes depending on how fast or slow the horses walk.

Age Requirement: 12 years old and up

Weight Restrictions: 220 lbs. maximum

Reservations begin at 9 a.m. on Sept. 12. Phone-in reservations only. Reservations are required to participate. To reserve a trail riding spot, please call 609-730-9059 x401. Please have your Community Pass account set up before calling to make your reservation.

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