Ride the Beaches
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Horses are not permitted on the beaches from May 1 through September 30.October, early November, late March and April are the best predictable weather months to ride.
Hampton Beach, NH is open to horses October 1 through April 30. We depart from North Road Farm and trailer the horses 25 minutes to Hampton Beach State Park by Seabrook Harbor.
Crane Beach, Ipswich MA is open to horses October 1 through March 31. We depart from North Road Farm and trailer the horses 55 minutes to Crane Beach Ipswich, MA. You will need a Crane Beach parking pass for beach rides on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. No parking pass is required for beach rides Monday through Thursday.
- We do not ride the horses to the beach 🙂 You start at North Road Farm and follow the horse trailer in your car. You do not have to return to North Road Farm after your beach ride. You travel on to your next destination for food and beverage.
- A pre-beach ride lesson is required @ $70 per rider for all new, beginning or novice rider. Your safety is our top priority! You will not be riding “head-to-tail, follow-the-leader” dude ranch style. You will be riding independently in full control of your horse.
- An Assistant Handler @ $40, dedicated person-on-the-ground from start to finish is REQUIRED for each beginner, young or anxious rider.
- You will be paired with a mount that matches your skill level, height and weight. The horses will carry no more that 210 lbs. of rider weight.
- All riders must complete and submit this online Rider Release to help us understand your riding ability and give us permission to take you horseback riding on the beach.
- You are booking a private guided beach ride with a maximum of 4 horses & 4 riders. Your ride is a 4 hour adventure from start at North Road Farm to finish at the beach.
- To give you the best possible experience, the day and time of your beach ride must coordinate with the low tide, sunlight and weather. Please give us a several dates & time combinations that work for you and your party.
To start your reservation contact Courtney, Coordinator of Horses or call/text Courtney at 802-277-0645 to schedule your beach ride.
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