Horseback Riding In St Simons Island

The Golden Isles is full of untouched beaches, wildlife, and white sand. With so many water activities to choose from, oftentimes people don’t take full advantage of what St. Simons Island beaches have to offer. One unique way to experience the beaches is on horseback. Horses have been a part of the landscape of the barrier islands of coastal Georgia for many years. From riding schools, to afternoon and evening strolls on the beach or in the city, you will not be dissapointed. You can go horseback riding on the beaches through maritime forest, and near salt marshes. With options to ride in Jekyll Island, Brunswick, Sea Island, and St. Simons Island there are plenty of places to have the one in a lifetime experience. Here is everything you need to know about going on a beach ride.

St. Simons Island

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If you are looking for a romantic evening on the island, consider horseback riding before or after dinner. you can choose what location you prefer from the beach to a trail ride through the historic Musgrove Plantation. You can also opt for touring the woods of Frederica Township through the Stables at Frederica. The stables sit on a beautiful 60 acres and all horseback rides are suitable for all experience levels. View the Sea Island coastline when choosing a beach ride. Marsh rides are the perfect option for those who want the chance to see the Georgia wildlife. St. Simons Island is rich in culture and history, and what better way to see it than on a horse.

Sea Island

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Enjoy the option of taking riding lessons or a guided beach ride. Sea Island is the perfect place for a wooded trail ride for equestrians of all levels. Sea Island also offers the option for your tiny ones to ride on a tiny tyke tour as well as meeting the stable horses. They may even have the opportunity to ride some ponies. So grab the kids and check off some of their bucket list items on the beautiful Georgia coast. They will love seeing the beautiful, historic district through horseback and maybe even see a few tree spirits while you’re at it.

Jekyll Island

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Enjoy horseback riding or a beautiful carriage tour through the Jekyll Island Historic District to get a taste of the island’s culture and rich history. Three Oaks Farm Equestrian Services in Jekyll Island offers rides around the historic part of the island as well as the sandy beaches. The rides on the beach can last anywhere between 1.5 to 3 hours. For a longer tour you can also include a forest ride, and depart from the trail head at 2 Clam Creek Road. These rides are perfect for large groups, and you even get a discount if there are 10 or more people in your group. You can choose between daytime and evening tour rides. For those who are more interested in learning about the island, try out a unique, narrated historic tour. This special trip includes stops at historic Jekyll Island Hotel for a traditional Victorian tea time.


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While Brunswick is typically known for all of its beautiful golf courses, it also has several different places to go horseback riding too. Between taking a leeson, attending a camp or even celebrating a birthday party or holiday at the Golden Isles Riding Academy. You can explore the 50 acres of riding rings and pens, plus see the world- championship title winning riding instructors. This coastal Georgia town is not only well known for its golfing opportunities but also the island horses too. Pricing may vary depending on where and when you choose to ride.

No matter where you choose to ride, whether it’s on Driftwood Beaches or the Frederica Stables Dr, you will have a blast for sure. The Golden Isles of Georgia is full of things to do for those who are adrenaline junkies, as well as those trying to enjoy a nice, romantic night in a carriage. The charming towns offer very unique experiences cruising the beautiful beaches on horseback. So head down to the Golden Isles of Georgia and let us find you your perfect vacation rental, so you can start having fun and making plans for horseback riding.