Horseback riding is a popular activity in Palm Beach County. We are even home to one of the world’s most affluent equestrian communities, Wellington. Here’s our guide to a few great places to go horseback riding.
Located in the beautiful town of Lake Worth, Florida, Pink Flamingo Stables provide an unparalleled experience for both new and seasoned horseback riders. If you’re new to horses you Pink Flamingo offers lessons, or if you can for a trail ride through the neighborhoods and canal systems of Lake Worth, take you to sight-see while enjoying the great outdoors.
Johnson’s Folly Horse Farm
Johnson’s Folly Horse Farm sits on 8 private acres in the heart of Delray Beach. Centrally located between I95 and the Turnpike, just 30 minutes to the Wellington W.E.F. horse show grounds, and 3 miles west of Downtown Delray Beach. Johnson’s offers horse boarding and riding lessons for English (hunter/jumper), and Dressage. Whether you’re a seasoned competitor, or it’s your first time riding, Johnson’s provides a safe environment for riders of all ages and experience.
Jim Brandon Equestrian Center
The Jim Brandon Equestrian Center is a 111-acre world-class equestrian showplace operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department in West Palm Beach, Florida.
For those who know what they’re doing and who want to do some horseback riding on their own, here are some trails you can traverse with just you and your horse in Palm Beach County.
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
Jonathan Dickinson State Park has eight miles of multi-use trails start at the EaglesView area, available for horseback riding, hiking and off-road bicycling.
Cypress Creek’s equestrian areas include a one-mile riding trail in the eastern portion of the natural area from Taylor Road to the Cypress Creek Natural Area Trail Head.
The Loxahatchee Slough has over 4 miles of equestrian trails are located in the northwest portion of the natural area. In addition, a portion of NENA's Bluegill and Pântano Trails offer multiuser opportunities within the Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area.