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For those in the Pittsburgh area, horseback riding is a great way to have fun. All different ages enjoy the sport, and there are several great ranches and farms in the area to enjoy the wonderment of riding a horse. Since these places are family friendly, many people like to come to them, making a wonderful day with loved ones a blast. Be sure to check these out so you, too, can enjoy the fun.
Rolling Hills Ranch
677 Hickory Grade Road
Bridgeville, PA  15017
(412) 221-9926

For over 50 years, Rolling Hills Ranch has been providing the public with a variety of equestrian services. Rolling Hills Ranch is a family-owned-and-operated business where you can enjoy such experiences as day trail rides and moonlight rides. Gift certificates are available and would make wonderful gifts for birthdays or holidays. Rolling Hills Ranch is a great place to go when you want to spend time on the horses or even board your own equine.

Stride Away Equestrian Center
101 Hohman Lane
Pittsburgh, PA  15237
(412) 969-4338

Stride Away Equestrian Center offers citizens of Pittsburgh a variety of options, like horseback riding lessons, boarding, summer camp, as well as the option to purchase a horse. Situated on 14 acres, this eight-year-old, family-owned equestrian center is a great choice if you are interested in all things horses. They offer boarding, summer camps, lessons, and horses for sell. They also breed and sell German Shepherd puppies.

Cedar Run Farms
415 Cedar Run Road
Allison Park, PA  15101
(412) 767-5170

At the Cedar Run Farms, horseback riding lovers will enjoy indoor and outdoor arenas. Ann DuBois Constantine, the head riding instructor, is very experienced and offers riding lessons for avid lovers of the sport. Cedar Run Farms is located on 38 acres of land for ample use for Pittsburgh residents and visitors. This a great place for a family reunion or for other special occasions, like birthday parties.

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Silver Crest Equestrian Center
332 Overbrook Road
Valencia, PA 16059
(724) 898-0003

The Silver Crest Equestrian Center is a place that you will love when you want to enjoy horseback riding. The instructors are wonderful and friendly, offering their expertise in riding and willingness to answer any questions that you might have about horses and riding. It will be an experience that you will enjoy totally.

Blue Ribbon Farms
384 Cowpath Road
Aliquippa, PA 15001
(412) 974-1650

The Blue Ribbon Farms welcomes all visitors with its beautiful scenery and friendly staff. Blue Ribbons offers both private and group lessons for beginners through advanced riders. They specialize in training riders in English and Western styles, as well as jumping, poles, barrels, and showmanship. The experience and well-trained instructors are able to assist you, no matter your skill level or riding style. Beyond lessons, Blue Ribbon also offered boarding, summer camps, and birthday party rental.

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