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Enjoy the Oregon Cascades on Horseback!

Grab your boots and saddle up for a horseback ride at the Black Butte Stables! Professional wranglers from Black Butte Stables have been leading trail rides at the Ranch for over 18 years. Join the guides and their gentle, trail-wise horses for a classic trail ride and explore the forested trails of Central Oregon. Guided rides are available for guests 7 years of age and older, year-round. All experience levels are welcome. The trail rides are offered for various ride lengths. The Stables also offers customized private rides—ideal for a special occasion, family or team building activity. Black Butte Stables is located just inside the entrance to the Ranch, behind the General Store. For regular operation updates, check out our Facebook.

We only take reservations up to one week in advance. Give us a call at 541-595-2061.

Little Buckaroo Ride

Little Buckaroo Ride

Parent-powered horseback ride for children (3-6 years) old. Parent leads their child on a horse around the wooden corral. (approx. 20 min ride)

Big Loop Ride

Big Loop Trail Ride

Nice comfortable paced (1 hour) ride through amazing Central Oregon views. This route offers some trotting if desired.  All levels welcome.

Gobblers Knob Ride

Gobblers Knob

Enjoy a relaxed extended (1.5 hour) ride through beautiful Central Oregon Ponderosa Pine forests. This route offers more areas for trotting.

Hole in the Wall Gang Ride

Hole in the Wall Gang

An exciting and challenging (2 hour) ride. Trot along a trail lined with a variety of manzanita and wild flowers.  This ride will cross Indian Ford Creek and travel around Glaze Meadow with big mountain views.

Reata Half Day Trail Ride

Reata Trail Rides

This half-day ride is for riders in good condition who are comfortable keeping their seat in a saddle for long distances. You’ll be dining with your horse; full lunch for you and your horse are included!

Black Butte Posse All Day Ride

All Day Adventure Ride

This ride is customized to the expectations and capabilities of the participants.  Many destinations are available in the wilderness with amazing views of the Central Oregon Cascades. A big adventure!


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