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. 

Hours of operation:
Weather permitting. Reservations required.
Daily: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Equestrian Center is open to guests with advance reservations

Advance reservations for activities are strongly recommended. Please contact us via email or at 540-839-3860 for reservations and information.


  • Equestrian Center is open by appointment only.
  • 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.

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
    • 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.

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.
  • 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.

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