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Looking for local horse riding area, stables, riding lessons, riding trails, shows, horse-related events and horse resources in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and central Alabama?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and central Alabama, sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

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Horse-related Listings

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Bibb County

Blount County

Calhoun County

  • Glenn Acres Farm - Boarding stables, Horse trails (guided), Horses trails (unguided), Riding academies, schools, Horse riding lessons, equipment & instruction, English riding equipment & instruction, Dressage lessons, Jumping lessons and ring, Tent camping, horses allowed, Wedding facilities, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Hiking trails, Fishing onsite, Fishing nearby, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking permitted, beginners riding lessons, specialty riding lessons, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), porta-potties are available, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
    306 Rainbow Drive, Anniston, AL 36207. Phone: 256 237 0054. Email: aglennjr@aol.com. Open: riding and lessons by appointment; 256 237 0054. Directions: We are across from White Plains Elementary school at 306 Rainbow Drive which is the first house on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.

Clay County

Cleburne County

Cullman County

Etowah County

Fayette County

Greene County

Hale County

Jefferson County

Lamar County

Marion County

Perry County

Pickens County

Randolph County

St. Clair County

Shelby County

Talledega County

Tuscaloosa County

  • The Trails at Tannehill- riding lessons, horse boarding, horse leasing, guided trail rides, private parties/events, arena events such as rodeos, festivals, etc., Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, restrooms, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
    22975 Eastern Valley Road, Mccalla, AL 35111. Phone: 205-999-7466. Alternate Phone: 205-617-8504. Email: tannehillhorses@gmail.com. Open: call. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only.
    Comments from a visitor on November 29, 2011: "They are open for boarding every day, and also do lessons that fit your schedule. They do rides mostly on the weekends, but will do guided rides when you want to fit your schedule You also can bring in your own horses for a day of fun."
  • Tuscaloosa Barnyard - snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Fishing onsite, School tours, children welcome, No pets please, Smoking permitted, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    11453 Turner Bridge Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406. Phone: 205-248-0773. Alternate Phone: 205-535-4931. Email: kami@tuscaloosabarnyard.com. Open: Pony rides are offer onsite for children under 90lbs. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From the Northport K-Mart shopping center head north on highway 69 for 12.6 miles. At mile marker 161 turn Right onto Yellow Creek Road, drive 3.2 miles turn Left onto Barger Road, go 1/10th mile turn left on Marcum Road, go 1/2 mile then turn right onto Turner Bridge Road, follow the dirt road and The Barnyard is on your left. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. The Barnyard is a fun place to host your child's birthday party. The Barnyard is also a great options for field trips. We offer an outdoor covered pavillion or indoor party room both with picnic tables. Clean onsite restroom facilities. The kids will have a great time riding the pony, feeding the ducks & fish, taking a boat ride, feeding all kinds of farm animals, holding chicks, ducks, & bunnies, bottle feeding baby animals,and playing on the playground. We are only 20 minutes from Tuscaloosa. Every Friday in October we are Open to the Public for hay rides and pumpkin patch. We also offer a mobile unit for school functions and daycares.

Walker County

  • Faye Whittemore Farms - Overnight stables, Horse trails (guided), Horses trails (unguided), Horses rented (guided trails), Lunches offered, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Tent camping, horses allowed, Trailer / Caravan hookup, sewer, etc, Hotel / Motel nearby, Wedding facilities, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Cattle ranch, Hiking trails, Fishing onsite, boating nearby, golf nearby, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, Pets welcome, meeting room available, horse-drawn carriage rides, Riding equipment, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    1335 Forrester Rd, Jasper, AL 35504. Phone: 205-522-4137. Email: rickywhittemore@yahoo.com. Open: Trail Ride facility open February 1st thru November 15 each year; Please call Ricky for reservations 205;522;4137. Directions: Jasper, Go north on Highway 69 North to mile marker 214 turn left onto Burrows Crossing Road, go 1 mile turn left onto Forrester Road, go 1.6 miles turn left at Faye Whittemore Farms sign onto farm road go to the campgrounds. Cullman: I-65 Exit 299 Turn south onto highway 69 South go 22 miles turn right onto Burrows Crossing Road, go 1 mile turn left onto Forrester Road, go 1.6 miles turn left at Faye Whittemore Farms sign onto farm road go to the campgrounds. Pumpkin patch month of October;. Payment: Cash, only. We are a working family farm with the amenities for any outdoor activity your family wants to have, birthday parties, weddings, reunions, church outings, picnics. The pumpkin patch is every October with 10 activities for you family. We have an inflatable slide, obstacle course, and moonwalk, petting zoo, face painting, hay tower, hay maze, and fishing with a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch. We have 75 campsites with water and electricity. Large barn with kitchen, bathhouse, stables and paddocks for the horses. Over 50 miles of beautiful trails, bluffs, waterfalls, and creek crossings for horses or hikers. Very picturesque.

 

Winston County