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Hike & Horseback Riding

  • Ruth and Paul Henning Missouri United States (map)
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Join us for a day o hiking and horseback riding. We will start our day at Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area, at the Homestead Trailhead. This is a 3.5 mile loop with 445 ft elevation change. This hike features a great forest scenery that will immerse you in the beautiful Ozarks. After a great hike, we will head over to Bear Creek Stables. We will saddle up after a short safety briefing that will let you get acquainted with your horse. We will go on an hour long ride through the fields, woods, and creeks with an experienced guide. This experience is perfect for new horseback riders and experienced riders looking for a relaxing day. The views along the ride will not disappoint you.


INCLUDES: TRANSPORTATION, HORSEBACK RIDING EQUIPMENT, AND EXPERT GUIDE

DOES NOT INCLUDE: GUIDE’S TIPS

AGE REQUIREMENT: 15+ 


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No experience or equipment necessary, relax and enjoy a beautiful day in nature.

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Get connected with the Ozark’s landscape and these beautiful animals.

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Go back home happy after a great and relaxing nature.


PICKUP LOCATIONS

  • SPRINGFIELD: 5 Pound Apparel at Farmers Park (2144 E Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65804)
    PICK UP TIME: 9:00 AM

PERFECT FOR

  • Anyone interested in horseback riding. No experience necessary.

  • Fit Adventurers looking for a different day in nature

PACKING LIST

WHAT TO WEAR?

  • Pants - they are more comfortable for riding.

  • Comfortable shoes / hiking books

  • Sunscreen / Bug repellent

WHAT TO BRING?

  • Backpack

  • Water, lunch, and snacks for the ride.

  • Camera (optional).


SCHEDULE

  • Meet at 9:00 at Farmers Park

  • Drive 1 hour to Ruth and Paul Henning Convservation Area.

  • Hike 3.5 miles through beautiful landscape.

  • Quick ride to the stables.

  • Horseback ride for about an hour through amazing landscape, including woods and creeks.

  • Drive back and arrive to Springfield around 3:30 pm

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