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 or rent a room on the farm!
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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 […]
This one hour ride is suitable for beginners and is scheduled to end at the time of official sunset. To get the full sunset experience we have to be up on the hill near the end of the ride so please arrive at least 20 minutes early. We must have at least two people on a ride or we reserve the right to reschedule. No refunds unless cancelled as per the cancellation policy.
2 Hours ~ weekdays $350/couple $125 each additional rider
For Riders 12 and up beginners welcome. Ride times vary but will say 8 a.m. when booked. You can request a time in the notes section. We choose a time based on the heat and weather that day. 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 240 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.
This past weekend in October 3 of us girls brought our horses to CHF and had 3 days of great riding and very good trails. The horses were comfortable and safe in paddocks and with shelter if needed. We enjoyed riding on the sandy trails. We appreciated Tiffany hospitality. LSM
“Beautiful Trail” My family and I had a wonderful time riding. We passed beautiful creeks and were surrounded by pine trees which was great aroma therapy. The staff was knowledgeable and pleasing. The horses were well trained and followed each other through the trails so don’t worry if you are a beginner. Enjoy!
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 […]
Vista is a rare Newfoundland Pony that we bred out of Cricket and by Macosa born in 2002 here at Carousel Horse Farm. Her most noticeable asset is her variety of colors that change seasonally which she inherited from her sire. In her breed registry she is considered a radical changer, going from black almost like […]
May 21st 2017 is Rockette’s 28th birthday. She is the only member of our trail ride program that is registered. Her full name is Swinging Rockette and she was registered with the Appaloosa Horse Club I found her while looking at a “trail gelding” that was not appropriate. Her price was much too high for […]