Steamboat Springs Horseback Riding, Horse Trail Rides

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Horseback Riding

The town of Steamboat Springs offers many unique options for horseback riding enthusiasts against a rugged mountain backdrop

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Providers These companies can get you there

Big Rack Horseback Adventures

Located in beautiful Craig, Colorado! Big Rack Horseback Adventures is your one stop for the hunting or horseback riding enthusiast.

Del's Triangle 3 Ranch

Steamboat Horseback Riding.

Saddleback Ranch

A real 4th Generation working cattle ranch located in Northern Colorado, only 17 miles from scenic Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat Lake Outfitters

Steamboat Lake Outfitters is an outfitter for all seasons specializing in western outdoor fun! Fishing, horseback riding, pack trips, hunting, and snowmobiling.

Trappers Lake Lodge

Featuring quaint log cabin accommodations. Everything you need or want is on-site: horses, boats, canoes, general store, laundry facilities, bath house, restaurant & full bar.

  • Trips can be customized to fit the needs of each individual/group.
  • Long pants, such as jeans, are advised for horseback riding.
  • Be sure to bring a camera!


By horseback riding in Steamboat Springs, visitors can experience the mountain west while enjoying a picturesque setting in the Yampa Valley.

Where to Go

There are many different outlets to enjoy the sport of horseback riding.

For example, there are many public and private stables that rent horses to the public and offer guided tours for guests and travelers alike. Many of the stables and guest ranches are located in and around Steamboat Springs.

As ranching is a viable career option in the high country, many ranches also offer access to cattle drives, sunset rides and rides along the Yampa River in order to truly provide visitors with lasting memories of the beauty offered in the area.

Rentals and Fees

Rentals and fees are dependent upon the outpost/private individual that is renting out the horse or equipment for use. Equipment rentals are also generally available throughout these retailers.

Hire a Guide

By hiring a guide, individuals are ensured a unique view at the majestic beauty the Yampa River Valley has to offer. Not only are many of these options packaged to include meals, equipment rentals and more when hiring a guide, visitors are also ensuring that they are being provided expert access to the most sought after trails and views the area has to offer. In addition, safety will be ensured with the use of an expert.

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