Horseback Riding & Wine Tasting

The North Face
The North Face
2101 Broadway
9:00AM
to 5:30PM
9:00AM to 5:30PM
Arrive by 8:45AM
Intensity
1/10
21+

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About the trip

Ride through forests and sample wines

What We Love

  • Hit the trails on horseback
  • Beautiful scenery
  • New York winery
  • Enjoy live music or explore the grounds

Your Day

Join us for a day of riding and wine tasting. Start with a lovely drive upstate to the stables, which sit on hundreds of wooded acres and boast some of the best riding trails in the Northeast. After a short safety briefing, get acquainted with your horse. The lively but well-mannered horses have names like Uno, Dos and Tres. We will saddle up, then ride for 1.5 hours through fields and woods with an experienced wrangler. The land is a wonderful mix of rocky terrain, hills, and some narrow paths. Next, we will drive to a beautiful vineyard in the Hudson Valley for a wine tasting. Enjoy a sample of reds and whites along with some of the best hard ciders in America. We'll listen to the winery's live acoustic music while enjoying local foods. A stroll through the orchard grounds is a great finish to the day.

Perfect for: New horseback riders, experienced riders looking for a relaxing day

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Level 1/10
The North Face2101 Broadway
9:00AM to 5:30PMArrive by 8:45AM
Planning

Here’s what you need

Bring

Essential Gear
  • Lunch (You may also purchase lunch at the winery when we arrive after 2PM. We recommend bringing some snacks)
  • Snacks
  • Two liters of water
  • Additional layers
  • Sunscreen
  • ID for the winery

Wear

Essential Clothing
  • Comfortable, athletic clothing
  • Long pants (no shorts please)
  • Hiking boots or other close-toed shoes
  • Hat
  • Jacket or fleece

What's Included

Included
  • Expert guides
  • Wine tasting of 4 to 6 wines
  • Transportation
  • Park permits
  • Gratuity for trail guides
Not Included
  • Additional Wines
  • Gratuity for your Discover Outdoors guide
  • Meals

Drive to Meet

Have your own transportation? Select the "drive to meet" option at check out. You'll meet your guide at Echo Lake Stables in Newfoundland, NJ at 10:00 AM. After the ride, you'll follow your guide approximately 30-40 minutes to the winery. Please note there is a fee to park at the winery.

Weather

Weather conditions can be quite different from the city in the mountainous regions we visit. Temperatures can be quite cooler as we head north or to higher elevations. Keep your eyes out for an email from our team a few days in advance of your trip. That email will provide updated weather conditions and will alert you to anything additional you should put in your pack to prepare. We head outside in any weather, as long as we know it's safe, and we don't let a little rain or wind ruin a chance for an adventure. You can contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions about preparing for trail conditions.

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