Omni Mount Washington Resort
310 Mount Washington Road
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire 03575

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Bretton Woods Stables

Equestrian fun for the whole family

Riding a horse sleigh in the winter at Mount Washington

Just a few steps from the resort, our stables offer equestrian activities for all levels. Enjoy scenic trail rides along century-old bridle paths, let the kids have a pony ride, or let us do all the work while you take a relaxing carriage ride around the resort grounds.

Advanced reservations are encouraged for activities at Bretton Woods Stables. For reservations, please call (603) 278-8989.

Horseback Riding

Trail Rides

Take the reins and go for a ride in one of the most scenic areas you'll ever visit. In addition to our trail rides, we have elevated our riding program to a new level of fun, familiarization and learning for equestrian enthusiasts as well as novice riders. New interactive programs invite you to engage in some equestrian fun with friends and family.

Schedule:

Programs runs from mid-May through mid-October, as conditions permit. Reservations are required, please call the Activities Concierge Desk to make your reservations at (603) 278–8989. All activities are subject to change.

Pricing:

Public (Resort Guest)
One-hour group tour* $70 ($60)
One-hour private tour* $95 ($85)
One-hour riding instruction* $95 ($85)
Pony rides (per child) $18 ($15)

* Riders must be 8 years or older unless given special permission.

Carriage Rides at Bretton Woods

Carriage rides are a delightful and timeless way to tour the grounds of the Omni Mount Washington Resort. Reserve a private, semi-private or group ride and experience a classic horse-drawn carriage ride. As the snow starts to fall, guests have the unique opportunity to explore our trails in the comfort of one of our horse-drawn sleighs. Sit back and relax as we tour you around the grounds the way guests have for centuries. Experience a different sort of horsepower, as the sled runners glide across the snow and the sleigh bells jingle on. Reservations are required; please contact the Activities Concierge Desk at (603) 278–8989.
Carriage Ride Schedule
Carriage rides are offered year-round at Mount Washington Resort as weather permits,sleigh rides are available when winter conditions prevail. Write your own fairy tale complete with a carriage ride through the majestic Resort grounds. With an experienced driver at the helm, you can just unwind and enjoy the photo opportunities at every corner.
  • Monday through Saturday, 4:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Carriage Rates
Public (Resort Guest)
Half-hour private ride (per couple) $105 ($95)
Half-hour semi-private ride (per couple) $60 ($50)
Additional adult (ages 13+) $30 ($25)
Additional child (ages 5– 12) $20 ($15)

Sleigh Rides at Bretton Woods

As the snow starts to fall, it's time to explore our trails in the comfort of one of our horse-drawn sleighs. Sit back and relax as we tour you around the Resort the way guests have for centuries. Experience a different sort of horsepower, as the sled runners glide across the snow and the sleigh bells jingle on. Sleigh rides are typically available mid-December through mid-April as conditions permit. During warmer seasons, carriage rides are available.
Two-Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride Schedule:
  • Monday–Friday, Noon–2:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays, Holidays and Vacation Periods, Noon–2:30 p.m. and 5:00–7:30 p.m.
One-Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride Schedule:
  • Monday–Saturday, Noon–2:30 p.m. and 4:30–7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 5:00–7:30 p.m.
Sleigh Ride Rates:
Public (Resort Guest)
Half-hour private sleigh ride (per couple) $105 ($95)
Half-hour semi-private sleigh ride (per couple) $60 ($50)
Additional adult (ages 13+) $30 ($25)
Additional child (ages 5– 12) $20 ($15)
Two-horse group ride adult (ages 13+)   $25 ($20) 
Two-horse group ride child (ages 5– 12)    $20 ($15)

Guests 4 years and younger are complimentary if they ride on lap of paying adult. Only one child per paying adult (additional children under 4 will be charged the child rate above).

Barn Buddies

The kids (and Mom and Dad!) will talk about their special morning at The Equestrian Center for years to come after a hands-on visit to the stables to assist the kind staff with horse care and maintenance. An introduction to equestrian skills will prepare them for a ride on their own, and the program concludes with a short, controlled pony ride around the corral.

Schedule:

  • Programs runs from mid-May – mid-October, as conditions permit
  • Thursdays through Sundays, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
  • All schedules and activities are subject to change—please check the Daily Bugle at the Activities Concierge Desk

Pricing:

  • Public: $30; Resort Guests: $25

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