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Horseback Riding Brooklyn

Whether you're a budding or experienced equestrian, here's a list of great horseback riding trails in Brooklyn that you are bound to enjoy for hours and hours!  Find detailed information about places to go horseback riding in Brooklyn.  Explore level trails, shady woods, wetlands, beaches, and urban skylines while taking advantage of the finest Brooklyn horseback riding.

Jamaica Bay Riding Academy

Ride on Over 400 Acres of Wooded Trails!

Serving riders of all abilities since 1972, Jamaica Bay Riding Academy provides you with some of the finest horse back riding Brooklyn has to offer.  Located in Brooklyn's Gateway National Wildlife Preserve, the venue encompasses over 400 acres of manicured wooded trails and three miles of beach front.


Enjoy such wonderful equestrian activities as trail riding, lessons, horse leasing, horse shows, summer camps, and therapeutic riding.  Amenities include a 160 x 325' outdoor arena, a heated/air-conditioned lounge, and a 200 x 100' indoor arena.  On site you'll also find an Olympic size dressage arena, an intermediate cross-country course, and a full tack and apparel tack shop.

Kensington Stables

Go Riding in Beautiful Prospect Park!

Known as the only remaining stable in the Prospect Park area, Kensington one of the go-to places for Brooklyn horseback riding.  The place offers an array of fun-filled equestrian activities that you are bound to enjoy.  Go horseback trail riding on a 3.5 mile bridle path through scenic, varied terrain.  Riders of all levels can participate.


Whether you're a a novice or expert rider, you can get riding lessons from one of Kensington's friendly instructors, who will do whatever it takes to help you reach your riding objectives.  Both English and Western lessons are available to adults and children ages 6 and up.  If you're looking for horse rentals for an upcoming event, the stable also offers pony parties and carriage rides.