Contact us: (573) 226-2222
HCR 3 Box 55, Eminence, MO 65466, View on Map

Horseback Riding

At Crystal Creek Equine Center we are proud to be offering guided horseback rides to our many activities at the ranch. We started our equine activities with our therapeutic riding program and a “horsemanship” segment of our nature day camps. We now have available a limited number of horses for guided rides around the ranch. In addition, you may also bring your own horses to ride when you stay at our RV area, campground, or in one of our “lodging adventures.” More details noted below.


  • Rides are a relaxing walking pace thru pastures, woods and creek areas on beautiful scenic trails
  • Reservations required
  • Children must be at least 6 years old to ride alone
  • 250 lb. weight limit
  • 17 years or younger must wear helmets
  • Approximate time 1 hour
  • Riding double only if parent & child under 6 can fit safely in saddle
  • Riding double is additional $15 ( no infants)
  • $40 per person/horse.  All riders must sign a release form
  • Closed toe shoes are required, and long pants are recommended


  • Many miles of trails on the ranch and over 100 miles of trails in the surrounding area
  • Current negative Coggins required
  • No stallions ( no exceptions)
  • You are responsible for cleaning picket line or stall
  • CCR not responsible for accident to man or beast (signed waiver is required)
  • Houses, cabins, RV area, or campsites to choose from
  • $12 per stall
  • Red ribboned tail for horses that kick
  • You must be a guest staying at the ranch to bring your own horse

Horse Trails Map


Make a Reservation

Send us a message with your desired lodging, arrival date and number of nights you'd like to reserve. We'll contact you soon or call us at (573) 226-2222.