Trail Rides – THERAPEUTIC Riding – Pony Rides

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Giant City Stables

About Us

Situated in the heart of Giant City State Park

Only 10 miles south of Rt 13 (Carbondale, IL) on Giant City Road, our stables provide guided horseback trail rides, summer horse camps, riding lessons for both groups and individuals. Young horseback riding enthusiasts can enjoy hand led rides, and we aloso offer therapeutic riding sessions for individuals with disabilities under the guidance of our PATH Intl Certified Riding Instructors. The Stables operate from March 15th through mid November for guided horseback trail rides and are open year-round for other activities weather permitting. Reservations are recommended for all services.

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A day spent riding a horse is a great day indeed

We offer Several Ride Options

Hour Ride: $70 per person 
Departure Times:   9:00am    11:00am    1:00pm    
Other times may be available by reservation.

We have a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship certified Riding Instructor on staff with over 20 years of experience.

Cost: $25 per child
Children 12 and under

Available during open hours.

Open Every day but Tuesday March 15th through mid November

Join us on a beautiful trail ride in Giant City State Park

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