Once the best mode of travel and livelihood companion of the hard-as-granite early settlers, horses remains popular in rustic Northwestern New Hampshire as work horses on farms and forests, but more so for recreation and sporting. Horseback riding is an easily attained skill for enhancing vacation adventures, offering occasions to explore the great outdoors from a very different better vantage point with another creature- naturally.
The Franconia Notch Stables located at the Franconia Inn
Route 116, Franconia, NH.
Open stables for the public and guests managed by certified instructors.
Directions: Exit 38 off I-93, follow the sign to Route 116 (left). Go straight at the blinking lights. This is Route 116 straight ahead to the Franconia Inn, 2.5 miles on the right.
Other stables and horseback riding are available at the Mt. Washington Resort at Bretton Woods, the Mountain View Grand in Whitefield, as well as locations in Lincoln-Woodstock, Conway and Haverhill, New Hampshire; all within 30 minutes of the Franconia Notch Region.