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

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New Haven County

  • Glendale Farms - horse boarding,
    203 Herbert Street, Milford, CT 06460. Phone: (203) 874-7203 Fax: (203) 874-7499. Email: Open: 6 am to midnight. Large barn with a tack room and hayloft are on the upper floor, with a grooming area immediately adjacent to the tack room. All stalls are on the ground floor.
    Stalls averaging 90 sq. ft.
    Cleaned every other day.
    Fresh wood shavings provided for bedding.
    Hay and grain provided morning and evening.
    Feed regimens may be arranged.
    Horses are turned out daily weather permitting.
    5 turnout areas on 2 acres, hay provided.
    2 pastures on 6 acres.
    150′ x 60′ sand-bedded riding ring with jumps.
    Easy access to off-site riding on 40+ acres near the Housatonic River.
    Veterinary Services
    We will notify you immediately if we believe your horse requires veterinary attention.
    If there is a medical emergency and you cannot be reached, Glendale will contact your veterinary provider
    Shoeing available at your discretion.
    Hay and Straw
    Call for pricing and availability.
    Safety and Convenience
    Barn is equipped with a smoke and fire alarm system that is connected to a central alarm monitoring and reporting service. Milford Fire Department is only 2 miles away. Milford Police Department is 2.5 miles away.
    Phone provided for local calls free of charge.
    (UPDATED: June 22, 2018)
    A visitor writes on June 22, 2018: "Glendale Farm does not have strawberries this year milford ct"
  • Maple View Farm - horse-drawn carriage rides, pony rides, farm animals, children welcome, No pets please, No smoking allowed, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, events at your location (call for info), porta-potties are available, picnic area,
    603 Orange Center Road, Orange, CT 06477. Phone: 203-799-6495. Email: Open: We are open all year by reservation; Birthday parties a the farm are from April until November from 10:00 am to 6:00. Directions: Payment: Cash, Check. We also have Pony Rides available for Birthday parties as well as the horsedrawn carriage. You can have your party at our farm or we can come to your house with the ponies. The parties at the farm include sheep, bunnies, the ride and a place to have your food. We also have a playground. Favors are included. Call for pricing. New this year is our Vis-a-Vis which is a horse-drawn wedding coach. It is available for any special event. Always on the Sunday after Thanksgiving we have horsedrawn wagon rides with Santa here at the farm. Reservations are a must and we start booking in August. It is $5.00 per person.

Middlesex County

  • Serenity Farm - Riding academies, schools, beginners riding lessons, other, pony rides, birthday parties
    108 Kelseytown Road, Clinton, CT 06413. Phone: 860-669-6559. Email: Open: We bring the ponies out to events all year round weather permitting; We can do pony rides at farm by appointment only. Directions: Clinton, Ct but you must call for an appointment. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We provide pony rides for Birthday Parties, Fairs, Corporate Events, Nursery Schools, Television adds and programs, special events or holiday celebrations. The ponies are beautifully decorated and adorable and friendly. We have been in business for over 20 years and the list of satisfied customers is endless. We bring the pony out to your home or facility. And we are fully insured.