Resort Activities - Equestrian Center

Our Equestrian Center has closed for the 2015 season. Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you in 2016.

Located on 350 beautiful acres, surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest and overlooking a recreational mountain lake, The Mountain Top Inn & Resort is the perfect setting for a "Horseback Riding Vacation". One of the few resorts in the Northeast to offer horseback riding vacations, our custom tailored riding vacations can accommodate everyone from the never-ridden-before beginner to the more skilled horseman.

Enjoy the spectacular property as you walk, trot or canter through serene mountain pastures, over miles of wooded trails, the flowering fields of spring and summer and the brilliant colors of autumn's foliage. Experienced rider or new in the saddle, our professional instructors will help you to improve your riding ability, English or Western, on your horse or one of ours. Serious riders can also take advantage of Jumping and Introduction to Cross Country Jumping instruction and clinics.

We will help you to create a personalized riding vacation to suit your needs and ability level, making it as varied and intensive as desired to help you improve your riding and confidence. In addition to the Equestrian Center, the resort's numerous facilities include tennis, swimming, boating, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, massage therapy, clay bird shooting, nearby golf, or just simply enjoying the breathtaking vistas from a comfortable chair.

An ASTM approved helmet is required and available and smooth soled boots with a heel are recommended to ride at the Resort.

Summer Adult Horsemanship Camp is over for the season. Watch for the 2016 dates. Click here for details of the 2015 program.

Equestrian Clinics. Click here to see what clinics we offered in 2015. Watch for our 2016 schedule.

TGIF Fun Rides -
Thank Goodness It's Friday Fun Rides are every Friday, June - October.
One hour guided trail rides are only $35pp. Reservations required. Space is limited.  
Get your weekend off to a great start with a TGIF Fun Ride at The Mountain Top Inn & Resort!

Sundays in the Saddle Special 
One hour guided trail rides only $35pp on Sundays. Reservations required. Space is limited. 
Call 802.483.6089. This special is not available holiday weekends.

Learn more about our Horseback Riding Vacation and our Children's Summer Horsemanship Camp.

Must be 8 years of age.
Available July 1st - Labor Day
1 hour
10  1-hour trail ride card


2 hours
3 hour with Picnic Lunch
(Intermediate or Advanced Riders Only)
Pony Ride - 15 minutes
1 hour private lesson


10  1-hour private lesson card


1⁄2 hour private lesson
1 hour group lesson
10  1-hour group lesson card
Group lesson minimum is 2 ppl


All rates are per person unless indicated otherwise. 
Rates are subject to change.
HORSE BOARDING - Click here for more information.
We will stable, feed and care for your horse. Includes use of our trail system. Advance reservations are required. Call 802.483.6089.
An ASTM certified helmet is required for all riding.

DAY PASS - Bring your horse for the day and ride our miles of scenic trails, use our rings and cross-country course. Join us on a guided trail ride, a lesson or a clinic. Daily fee is just $20 per person. *Negative coggins, and good health certificate within 30 days required.

Click here to download and print the required Equestrian Pre-Riding Information Form.