The Omni Homestead Resort
7696 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, Virginia 24445

Equestrian Center

Horseback Riding

Our stables house approximately 30 horses. Ride a trail through the wooded forest. Breathe the clean mountain air. Soak up the beauty of the Alleghenies and come away refreshed. 

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  • Equestrian Center is open by appointment only. Please call 800-838-1766 for information and appointments.
  • Stable visitation is reserved for guests participating in any equestrian activity. 
  • Western saddles
  • All rides are accompanied by a guide
  • Wear close-toed shoes with sturdy sole
  • Wear jeans or long pants
  • Must be 4' 6" tall to ride
  • Maximum weight for horseback rides is 240 lbs.
  • Walk pace only
  • Children under 18 years of age must have a parent or legal guardian sign a release form at the Equestrian desk prior to ride. There are no exceptions.
  • For safety reasons no cell phones, cameras, or bags are allowed on the rides. Lockers are available at the stables.


  • 1 Hour Trail Ride with Private Guide $145 (min 2) 
  • 1 Hour Group Trail Ride $95
  • 30 Minute Group Trail Ride $70
  • 2 Hour Scenic Group Trail Ride $269 (min 2)
    • All trail rides will be accompanied by a guide, height requirement 4’6” and weight limit 240lbs
    • Group rides consist of various guests riding together as a group
  • Children’s Ride 10 Minute hand-led ride $35
    • For children under 4’6” in height

*Horseback Riding prices are priced per person

Cancellation policy:
Please be advised that no-shows and cancellations made 24 hours or less before a reservation will be charged the full fee. Cancellations made more than 24 hours in advance will be processed without penalty.

Homestead Horsemanship

Have you ever wondered what it takes to own your own horse? Come join us at The Equestrian Center for a once in a life time experience you will talk about for years to come. Become hands on and learn how to properly and safely care for your horse. Our experienced guides are here to help coach you in the behind the scenes of grooming, tacking, mucking the stall and best of all the thrills of the trail.


  • Duration approximately 2 hours. The first hour includes the groundwork for your ride followed by a 1 hour group trail ride on our wooded trails.
  • Must meet all horseback requirements and rules 
  • Minimum age 12 years


  • Horsemanship/Trail Ride $145 

Carriage Rides

Take a step back in time as you travel along wooded trails through the tranquil countryside of Virginia. Our carriages will accommodate up to four passengers with the option of booking a private carriage ride for your family or a romantic getaway for two. Rides follow the resort’s secluded wooded trail.


  • Equestrian Center open by appointment only. Please call 800-838-1766 for information and appointments.
  • Carriage rides can accommodate up to four passengers.
  • Dress in layers during cool months.
  • You are welcome to carry cell phones and cameras.
  • Maximum of 4 people per carriage.


  •  1 Hour Private Carriage $230 per carriage 
  • 30 Minute Private Carriage $150 per carriage

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