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

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Horse-related Listings, by county

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Catoosa County

Chattooga County

Dade County

Dawson County

Fannin County

Floyd County

Franklin County

Gilmer County

  • Reece's Corn Maze - Horse trails (guided), Horses rented (guided trails), Horse riding lessons, equipment & instruction, Western riding equipment & instruction, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Tent camping, horses allowed, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Hiking trails, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking permitted, beginners riding lessons, horse-drawn hayrides, porta-potties are available, picnic area, school tours
    1472 Hudson Martin Road, Ellijay, GA 30536. Phone: (706)889-7468. Email: Open: From September 1 thru November 30 seven days a week from 10:00 am until midnight. Directions: Across the street from Hillcrest Orchards on Hudson Martin Road Just of of Highway 52 East in Ellijay, Georgia. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Saturday nights will occasionally feature a guest performer, such as singing or guitar playing for your enjoyment.
  • Hillcrest Orchards - Lunches offered, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Hotel / Motel nearby, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, horse riding, golf nearby, swimming pool nearby, fitness/health club nearby, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, No pets please, horse-drawn hayrides, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), jumping pillow, trike track, mini-golf, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    9696 highway 52 East, Ellijay, GA 30536. Phone: 706-273-3838. Alternate Phone: 706-273-9494. Fax: 706-273-3888. Email: Open: September and October weekends, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Directions: Highway 400 north to Dawsonville exit highway 53 west, turn left just past outlet malls, go through Dawsonville on highway 53, turn right onto highway 183, travel to highway 52 west, turn left onto highway 52, Hillcrest is about 10 miles on the left. Or, take highway 575 north to Ellijay, exit onto highway 52 east, Hillcrest is 9 miles on your right, 9 miles east of Ellijay, Georgia. Click here for a map and directions. You pick apples available September 6 to October 26 on weekends only;. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. "Apple Pickin' Jubilee" festival features family friendly activities such as milking the cow, petting farm animals, mini golf, apple museum, moonshine museum, live entertainment on the stage and numerous playgrounds with giant slides. Pony Rides available on weekends.

Gordon County

Habersham County

  • Soque River Farmers Market- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, restrooms, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food), pumpkins (brought in from the field), weddings and wedding parties, tours of the operation
    9410 Hwy. 197 North , Clarkesville, GA 30523. Phone: 706-947-3474. Email: Open: Saturdays 8am to 2 pm.. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard . Soque River Farmers Market is offering "Georgia Grown" Sweet Corn, Fruits, Vegetables and Salsa along with other local Artisans selling their products. The booth fee is free so if you would like to set up call Abby J @ (706) 947-3474.
  • Sunburst Farms - horseback riding, mountain trails, overnight stays, ziplining
    3181 Hwy 255 Clarkesville, Ga 30523. Phone: 706-947-RIDE. Alternate phone: 800-806-1953. Email: Open: year round. Directions: Click here for a map. Choose an adventure that will take your breath away, stir your need for fun, and make your vacation fantastic. Sunburst Stables located in North Georgia is what your looking for. Located on 93 acres adjacent to the Chattahoochee National forest, Sunburst is just 9 miles from Helen, Ga in the North Georgia mountains. A picturesque setting for riding horses or ziplining through the canopy of the trees, Sunburst has something for all ages and experience levels. Whether you are a horse-crazy kid or an adventure seeking adult, there is something for everyone. Come for an hour trail ride with your family, or stay for the day enjoying the zipline tour and horseback riding combined for a vacation to remember.  (ADDED: February 28, 2013, from their website

Jackson County

Lumpkin County

Murray County

Pickens County

Rabun County

Stephens County

Towns County

Union County

Walker County

White County

Whitfield County