Vacation with Your Horse
Enjoy Jugtown Forest’s awesome sandy footing and 100’s of miles of local trails to hill top views and local restaurants. Stay in your trailer, rent room or a camper on the farm!
Sleigh Rides and Christmas Wagon Rides
Sleigh rides are on for the winter of 2020 and 2021. All we need now is snow! Read the rescheduling information carefully before reserving to help manage your expectations. Gift certificates are also available.
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Local Wildlife Besides your horse’s ears and another horse’s bum….you will see everything you can think of in Maine’s natural environment. Our trails are mostly on Leach Hill with a great view of Mt. Washington at times. We have seen moose, deer, coyote, pilliated woodpeckers, porcupines, skunks, woodchucks, wild turkey, bobolinks, bald eagles, hawks, killdeer, […]
Straight Line is Safe Some customers ask why they have to ride in a straight line. Its a four part answer. We are encumbered by many insurance requirements but most of all we have to make our own rules to reduce our liability and keep our customers and horses safe. Riding in a straight line […]
We offer more ride types than any other venue in New England. With that, we have to be very careful and keep our safety standards high so we don’t have accidents that result in injuries. The Guides Discretion means that the guide is trained to not only judge your history in riding but also the […]
2 Hours ~ weekdays $350/couple $125 each additional rider
Enjoy the wonderful Jugtown Forest on horseback. This ride is appropriate for beginners and intermediate riders but due to some technical skills needed on this trail children under 12 must have regular experience such as owning their own horse, regular lessons or a show history. All riders will have to show some proficiency at holding the reins, mounting and steering the horse within the first few minutes of the ride or we reserve the right to change it to a one hour during the ride. Please remember that our weight limit on this ride is 220 beginning November 1, 2020 This ride includes narrow trails, steep hills and water crossings.
A $50 deposit or the entire amount must be made at the time of the reservation, the remainder to be paid in cash on the day of the ride.
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This one hour Sunset ride guarantees that it’s just your party and the guide. You can use this ride to propose or celebrate a special event such as an anniversary. The guide will take pictures along the ride so you will have a keepsake.
“Nice winter ride” 5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 11, 2016 We had a Groupon for a winter ride through the farm and snow. I was a little nervous that there would be no snow, but it snowed the day before our ride, which made it that much better. We arrived 15 minutes prior to our […]
How I Found Autumn A few years ago I was made aware of a link to a farm in Florida where a woman who bred police horses was going out of business. She had many draft crosses that had been handled well through their younger years but when the trainer left, they all went to […]
Traveller In 2004 I bought a load of horses out of Canada to train and resell. Among them was a Clydesdale cross from Newfoundland. I had bought many of these crosses from the island because they were stocky, talented, well-trained and had great minds. There was only one Clydesdale stallion for as long as […]