Whether you have never ridden before or you're an experienced rider,
we will provide you with a safe, fun, guided horseback ride atop our trusty steeds.
Your ride will be led by an experienced guide who will be watching you and your horse for safety and entertainment,
so you can relax and enjoy your experience!
Get ready for an unforgettable adventure and enjoy the ride!
How do I book a ride?
What is the weather policy?
What is the weight limit?
How much is a ride?
What is the cancellation policy?
What should I wear?
What clothing is not allowed?
What is the age limit?
What if my child is not old enough to go on a trail ride?
How long is the ride?
How many people can you accommodate each ride?
Can my child ride on the horse with me?
I want to ride today, how can I book?
Where are you located?
Rides are booked by online appointment only.
If the weather is not suitable for riding and we determine that the trails are not safe or if severe weather is forecasted on the radar in
our area, Red Fern Riding Center will text you two hours prior to your ride. The weather at the park is often different than in Louisville, so if it's raining there it may be sunny and gorgeous here! If your ride is cancelled, we will offer you a full refund or you may
reschedule for any time in the future
. WEIGHT LIMIT 250
For your safety and the well-being of our horses, we require the rider not to exceed 20% of the horse's
weight. Please advise if you have riders in your party that are 250 pounds so we may make sure
we have the appropriate horses available.
$60.00 per person (adults & children) -2 person minimum per ride.
We are a small operation and bring in staff to lead the rides. If for any reason you need to cancel or reschedule
please give us AT LEAST 24-hours notice. Rides cancelling or wishing to reschedule with less than 24 hours notice will not receive a refund.
WHAT TO WEAR
Long pants (jeans or yoga type pants) and closed toed shoes, preferably with a heel, are required.
Boots are preferred, however tennis shoes are allowed. Flip-flops/thongs, sandals and Crocs are NOT ALLOWED.
WHAT NOT TO WEAR
For your safety we do not allow: shorts, sandals, high heels, flip-flops or Crocs.
Due to insurance restrictions, all riders must be 7 years or older. to go out on our trails on horses or ponies.
Riders under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. We do not allow double riders at any age.
Children under 7 may be able to book a pony ride at the same time as your trail ride.
Pony rides are led by a qualified instructor and include how to brush and tack up a pony, as well as a supervised
pony adventure in our arena. Please text us to inquire (502) 437-4375.
Horseback Rides are 1.5 hours. Thirty minutes for tack adjustment,
mounting & pictures and one full hour on the trails.
NUMBER PER GROUP
We have 10 person limit per group, per hour. Single riders must join an existing group. Single riders are welcome to book but will be subject to rescheduling if no other riders book in the given time slot. Please text us if you have questions about group sizes.
No riding double or sharing is allowed per insurance rules.
SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS
We will do our best to accommodate same day bookings whenever possible, but do not guarantee them.
Please text us to inquire. Rides can be booked online 8 hours in advance.
To ensure you book your ride, please book early.
ADDRESS AND DIRECTIONS
Shelby Trails Park and Red Fern Riding Center are located at:
5063 Aiken Rd.
Simpsonville, KY 40067