Omni Bretton Arms Inn at Mount Washington
173 Mount Washington Road
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire 03575

Bretton Woods Stables

Horseback riding 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.


Programs runs from mid-May through mid-October, as conditions permit. All schedules and activities are subject to change—please check the Daily Bugle at the activities concierge desk.


Public (Resort Guest)
One-hour group tour* $70 ($60)
One-hour private tour* up to 2 guests  $95 ($85)
Pony rides (per child) $18 ($15)

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

Carriage Rides

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.


Carriage rides are offered year-round at Mount Washington Resort as weather permits. 

  • Summer 2017, Daily: April 1 – November 30
  • Monday through Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Rides begin every 30 minutes during operating hours
  • All schedules and activities are subject to change—please check the daily Bugle or at the Activities Concierge desk


Public (Resort Guest)
Half-hour private Carriage ride (per couple) $105 ($95)
Half-hour semi-private Carriage ride (per couple) $60 ($50)
Additional adult (ages 13+) $30 ($25)
Additional child (ages 5– 12) $20 ($15)
Additional Child (under age 5) no charge on lap

Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Children 4 & under, only 1 child per paying adult. Additional children under 4 will be at child rate.

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.


  • 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


  • Public: $30; Resort guests: $25

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