722 Giant City Rd.
Makanda, Illinois 62958



Unfortunately, we are not able to offer any of these programs at this time due to COVID-19 concerns.

Field Trips, Scout Badges, and Other Programs

Giant City Stables offer group horseback riding lessons and educational horse related programs for schools, churches and other organizations. Horseback riding programs are available for both children and adults.  We can custom design a horseback adventure and educational experience for your group. Contact us directly for more information about these unique opportunities. 

School Field Trips

We have a two hour program where kids learn to groom and lead a horse, get a pony ride and also have a story time.  This outing is designed for children pre K through 2nd grade.  This is a hands on experience for children where they are actively involved with horses. A great field trip and educational experience for all. 

$225 (includes up to 15 students, $15 per additional student)

We also have programs available for older students and adults that can incorporate trail rides and other barn activities. Let us customize a full or half day experience for your group.

Scout Badges

Under the guidance of an accredited councilor, scouts can earn either a Girl Scouts patch,or the Boy Scouts Horsemanship Merit Badge. Scouts will groom and saddle their own horse go on a trail ride and get a horseback riding lesson in the arena.

$85 per student - 3 hour program

Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more.

Younger scouts can  participate in a custom designed horse activity to meet their needs.