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Trails, Campgrounds and Overnight Hosts

Baker Creek State Park
McCormick: Baker's Creek is 2 miles long, PH 803-443-2457

Croft State Park
Spartanburg: It has a barn with 51 large stalls. There is shavings available at no extra cost and water at the barn. The campground used by the riders is near the barn and has shower facilities. You can make reservations by contacting the SP.
PH 864-585-1283

Submitted by: MACK ADAMS Click Here

Lee State Park
Bishopville: horse campground, water, PH 803-428-3833

Kings Mountain State Park
Blacksburg: Kings Mountain State Park is great! It is in Blacksburg. About 16 miles of trails. Exit 2 North on 85 in North Carolina. Go to exit 2 and come back to Blacksburg. Please contact the park for more information. PH 803-222-3209

Lee State Park
Bishopville: PH 803-428-3833

Whetstone Campground and Rocky Gap Trail
Right on the Chatooga River, this is the closest you can get to Appalachian mountain riding with the convenience of a warm camp with water, bathrooms and electrical hookups!!! You have to picket your horse, or use the tie-stalls provided. Trails go steeply up to Rocky Gap, or cross to the GA side at Adline Ford, Earl's Ford, and Big Island Ford, and connect with a group horse camp on the GA side. You wind through stately forests of huge hemlock and mountain laurel, most of which have not been cut over in many years. Animals and birds are commonly seen, and many wildflowers and mushrooms are abundant. These are popular trails that are often filled up on weekends, (NO RESERVATIONS TAKEN) but are sparsely populated during the week or off-season. Plenty of day-rider parking, and if the kids want to canoe, raft or tube down the river, that's possible close by. You will need shod animals, and in decent shape, and if the river has so much water in it that you can't see the bottom, DON'T CROSS!! Many people have drowned themselves and their horses in this river! (Take off your tie-downs!)
Directions: Take Hwy 28 up from Walhalla, at the Recycling station before the junction with 107 take Wetstone Road to the West. THIS IS NOT AN INTERSTATE - big hills and sharp curves - stay on this road thru the 4 way stop and until it becomes gravel. About a mile later the turn for the camp is to the Left, Day riders parking to the Right.
Rest: PH 803-638-9568

War Woman Creek Campground
Campground located on the other side of the Chatooga in the same general area as Whetstone.
It has power, water, and a bathhouse.
You can access the Whetstone trails by only thirty minutes of tar and gravel road riding. You can also ride more trails closer to the campground.

Parson's Mountain Horse Trails
Parson's Mountain Horse Trails, SC- Parson's Mountain is the highest hill in this mid-state area - if you ride to the fire-tower at the top there is a great view of the surrounding countryside. You cross a river and several creeks on over 50 miles of trails (some are shared with ATVs and bikers and hikers), foliage is spectacular in spring and fall, very hot and little shade in mid-summer. Most trails are open and well marked, many on gravel roads, you will need shoes on your horse/mule, safety vest in hunting season.
Directions: Take Hwy 28 towards Abbeville, slightly east of the town follow the signs to Parson's Mountain, there is a lake with picnicing, fishing, firing range and maps are available at the ranger station. Or you can park at the horse/hunt campground, there is a small overnight camping fee on your honor, but fresh water is available, some sites with electric. There are alot of hunters during hunting season, might not be much room on the weekends!

Submitted By: Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Click Here

SMELTZER MOUNTAIN Horse Trails
SMELTZER MOUNTAIN Horse Trails, SC - These trails go for many many miles into the back country of the Upstate, and actually connect with others in NC. They are wild, no-one improves them, no maps exist, the timber and power companies own the land and let hikers and riders use them. They are really just the logging and fire access roads that local riders have been enjoying for many years. The views of Lake Jocassee and Lake Keowee in the Golden Corner from the fire-tower hill are worth the steep climb, as is the tour of the rock quarry. You will need shod animals, a GPS or tour guide, and they need to be in good shape - very little water is available on these trails.
Directions: Hwy 11 to between Salem, SC and Lake Jocasee's Devil's Ford State Park.
Submitted By: Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Click Here

Hitchcock Woods Horse Trails
Hitchcock Woods Horse Trails and Park, SC - In the very center of down-town Aiken, SC, there is a huge reserve called the Hitchcock Foundation, with over 50 miles of trails. Trails are sand so you do not need shoes, and there is no hunting, except fox-hunting with hounds on Saturdays from October to March!!! This is something to see!!! The park is criss-crossed by many mapped and marked trails, and provides riding space for trail-riders, hikers, hunter jumps and optional cross-country jumps. A guide map is available at each entrance to the park.
Directions: From I-20, take Hwy 19 into downtown Aiken. Access is available off of Whiskey Road, from the Foxchase subdivision, and off Dribble Road.
Submitted By: Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Click Here

Fant's Grove Horse Trails
Fant's Grove Horse Trails - 17,000 acres of property owned by Clemson University is covered with over 70 miles of horse trails (see also Issaqueena Lake Horse Trails, and 5-Acre Lots Horse Trails, below). Trails go along Hartwell Lake, as well as scenic views of pastureland, and trails thru deep woods. No overnight camping facilities are available at this time, but large groups can reserve the T. Ed Garrison Arena horse stabling facilities thru the Clemson University switchboard. There is no official trail map, but the trails are very obvious and well-used. WEAR YOUR SAFETY VEST DURING HUNTING SEASON - deer and turkey hunting is allowed on this land.
Directions: From I-85, take exit 19 towards Clemson, after you go thru the 4th light (about 7.5 miles), you will go down a hill and cross a bridge, be in the left lane and turn LEFT on W. Queen Street. You will pass the CLemson University Horse Farm on the left, then pass the Main Gate to the Arena complex. Take the next Left behind the Arena, and go straight. You will see a parking area in the grassy area under the big oak trees on your right at the intersection with the next road. The trails leave from the parking spot.
Submitted By: Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Click Here

ISSAQUEENA Lake Horse Trails
ISSAQUEENA Lake Horse Trails - Extension of the Fant's Grove Horse Trails (see above), there are over 30 miles of beautiful trails winding around the lake, over numerous creeks, and thru rugged mountain-like scenery. Populated by hikers and mountain-bikers on shared and seperate trails, the main gravel park road (4.5 miles long) splits this park in half, the gate is opened for public vehicular access during the summer, closed to traffic in winter. No camping facilites are available, but numerous over-night stables in the area.
Directions: From I-85, take Exit 19 towards Clemson. It will dead-end 10 miles later into HWY 123, turn to the Left and follow 123 until the next light, get in the right-most lane, and turn on Hwy 133 going North towards Six Mile. You will dead-end at a 3-way intersection, turn Left passing Daniel High School on your left. About 3/4 mile later, turn sharp LEFT between the country convienience store and the church, you should see the orange water tower. Continue on around this road about a mile and look for the gravel parking area on the RIGHT (one way in and out). The trails leave from the parking lot.
Submitted By: Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Click Here

5-Acre Lots Horse Trails
5-Acre Lots Horse Trails - Extension of the Fant's Grove Horse Trails (see above) there is approximately 15 miles of trails bounding on the edge of large corn fields (big enough for carriages and GREAT for a gallop work-out) and winding thru the deep woods, over small streams, and visiting the Clemson University cattle and horses on their pastures.
Directions: From I-85, take Exit 21 and Hwy 178 North towards Liberty. At the first FLASHING LIGHT, turn Left at the Church. You will go several miles to the first FOUR WAY STOP, go straight about 1/2 mile, and you will pass an old white mansion on your right, take the second dirt road past this to the RIGHT. You will approach some fenced paddocks, pull off the road and park on the grass anywhere there. The trails go thru the woods and down the dirt road to the fields to the North.
Submitted By: Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Click Here

Weathervane Ranch
Aiken: Primitive camping available now and modified (elec. & water on site).
Just east of Aiken, SC off Hwy 78 on Aiken State Park Road, six miles of existing trails and more to come.
Call or email: B.J. Clayton 803-368-8334
Submitted By: B.J. Clayton Click Here

Enterprise Stables and Tack Shop
Myrtle Beach: ENTERPRISE STABLES AND TACK SHOP, 7373 Enterprise Road, 843-650-3105; close to intersection of Hwy 544 and Hwy 707.
This is a family run stable with large box stalls, wash rack, running water in stalls, riding and exercise rings; adjacent and close to riding trails; 5 miles from Myrtle Beach State Park where during the months of December, January and February you can park trailers and ride along the many miles of sunny beaches, 7 days a week; close to over 100 golf courses; shopping malls, live theatre, restaurants, hotels/motels/campgrounds are close by.
Note:veterinarian and farrier on call.
E-mail: Enterprise Stables and Tack Shop Click Here

Lakeview Plantation
Fairfax: Bring your family, friends and horses to enjoy the South Carolina Low Country with Hayward and Dona Simmons at Lakeview Plantation. Explore the well-maintained trails, which traverse the 2,600 private acres. Visit for a day or a weekend or make the Lakeview Equestrian Center your equine home away from home. Ask about booking Lakeview Plantation exclusively for a riding club trail-ride, hayride and/or barbecue.
Give Hayward and Dona a call at your earliest convenience if you and your friends or family have an interest in full boarding, pasturing, trail riding, hayrides and/or barbecues.
Lakeview Plantation
Rt. 2 Box 173 �, Cedar Knoll Rd.
Fairfax, SC 29827
Phone: (803) 584-0689
E-mail: Hayward and Dona Simmons Click Here

Outback Stables
Rimini: We can accommadate up to 9 horses a night. I have a turnout pasture, a 100x200 lighted arena, a 9 stall barn (12x12 stalls), full bathroom, and hot/cold washrack. We have our own trails to ride and we are located 5 minutes from Millcreek Park on Manchester State Forest. We are in Rimini, S.C. and are 15 minutes off of I95. Our place is called OUTBACK STABLES.

We also have a campground with 47 full hookup campsites and two showerhouses. We also board horses monthly. We ask that everyone make a reservation before coming to see us.
Call Alice or Gary Weathersbee at 803-452-5757
E-mail: Alice and Gary Weathersbee Click Here

Res-Les Farms
20 miles west of Myrtle Beach: RES-LES is nestled on 150 plus acres with lots of trails on the property and immediate access to miles of trails/dirt roads in all directions. We accommodate full-time, overnight and weekend boarders. Spacious 12'x12' stalls with fresh bedding, round pen, wash rack. Camping includes some electrical/water hookups and plenty of primitive camping. We offer a variety of services including, basic riding lessons, trail rides (we supply the horse or BYO), kids birthday parties, field trips, and carriage rides for weddings. We also have a tack shop - so visit us for all your equine needs!

Buddy & Stacy Smith
1208 Gilbert Road
Conway, SC 29527
(843) 397-9133

E-mail: Buddy & Stacy Smith Click Here
Web Page One Oak Farm Click here

Lake Russell Outfitters
Calhoun Falls: Our trails are ready for you. Calhoun Falls State Park is right next door.
We offer day parking beside stables on hwy. 81 in the middle of town. Over 10,000 acres behind us. We specialize also in guided trail rides with 1 and 2 hour rides with solid trained horses. You are able to spend riding your own horse as much as you can take. There are over 50 miles of trails, 20 plus right on Lake Russell. Day clinics for tuning up your horse can be arranged. Drop off horse(s)then pick them up that evening. Give us a call.
ph. 864-447-8341 Kim or Bobby Sherard
Calhoun Falls,S.C.
E-mail: Kim or Bobby Sherard Click Here
Web Page Lake Russell Outfitters Click here

Look Out Ranch
Taylors: Trails, lessons, boarding, training, camping, sales, outing/parties, short term stay for traveling stock, hauling, etc
16, 12 x 12 stalls, lighted arena, over 86 acres of land and many miles of trails in the area both on and off the Enoree river, also have a fishing pond and lots of room for camping, primitive and campers/motor homes welcome.
Located in Taylors, SC just off Hwy 29 between Greenville and Greer.
Phone 864-292-0313

175 Mcconnell Rd
Taylors, SC
E-mail: Look Out Ranch, Ty Dacus Click Here

Hide-Out campground, (Sandhills State Forest)
Patrick: Ride the Trails of the Sandhills State Forest In Patrick, SC Ride over 70 miles of trails � wooded trails and dirt roads. Wagons welcome.

Campground includes the following:
Water and electric hookups
Heated bathroom and showers
Horse Stable and Holding Pens
Riding Ring
Fire barrels for campfires

Rates:
Campsite - $12/night or $20/weekend
Stalls - $6/night per horse
Holding Pens - $5/night per horse

Inquire about Sandhills State Forest Trail Riding Permit.

Tell �em Donald and Carla sent ya and get $5 off a 1 night stay or $10 off a 2 night stay on your first visit.

Hide-Out campground
Hosts: James and Barbara Loyd
Located at: 1778 McBride Rd., Patrick, SC 29584
Phone: 843-537-1930

HAPPY TRAILS and we�ll see you at the Hide-Out campground

Directions from Raleigh, NC (143 miles, 3 hours, 20 min)
Take US-1 South to South Carolina
US-1 becomes US-1 South/US-52 East
After US-52 splits off from US-1, go 6 miles
Take a Left on Campbell Lake Rd/SC-S-13-581 and go 1.5 miles
Take a Left on McBride Rd. and go .4 miles
The campsite will be on the right
Submitted By: Carla Carlough, Click Here

Camp Liberty
Aynor: Horse camp for kids, horse boarding, overnight/weekend stays for you and your horses. Cabins, horse boarding, trails, fishing, check out the website, something for everyone!

Directions: From Highway 501 south, turn onto Highway 22 east- toward North Myrtle Beach. Exit on to Highway 319 and turn left on Highway 319 heading north. Travel approximately two miles on highway 319 to Hughes Gasque Road on the right. Turn right onto Hughes Gasque Road and travel approximately one half mile to Camp Liberty on the left.
E-Mail: Camp Liberty Click Here
Web Page Camp Liberty Click here

Broxton Bridge Plantation
Ehrhardt: RV camping spots, Trails, and trail rides or ride on your own. 6 miles south of Ehrhardt on Highway 601.
We are currently finishing up the construction of a very spacious and "almost" palatial bathhouse especially designed for the female riders. This new camp ground that we are completing is on a 25 foot high bluff overlooking the Salkehatchie River -- beautiful view. It is ironic that this is the same site where people 150-250 years ago used to meet and put up tents and camp for a week or 10 days the last week in June and the first week in July each year. This was after "lay-by" time with the crops and they needed lots of water for all the mules (and wagons) and horses (and buggies).

This is also right next to a battleground from the War Between the States where the south had a 12 gun battery (12 big cannons). At our re-enactment last year which was the first weekend in March, we had the Citadel cadets with 2 cannons and the 37th and 42nd Ga. Artillery Regiments and for the first time since 1865 we had 12 big cannons in the fortifications.

We have two houses, one built in 1850 and the other in 1880, that we use for B&B's. We have a total of 11 bedrooms. We have a 3200 A plantation, an airstrip, two fishing ponds, and three 100-shot sporting clays ranges complete with Wobble Tower.

We have the Breakfast Club Fly-In here in April every year. Last year we had 72 planes land and fed 180 people breakfast that morning. We have a Banquet Hall that will seat 138 people for a sit-down meal.

E-Mail: Broxton Bridge Plantation Click Here
Web Page Broxton Bridge Plantation Click here

Woods Ferry Horse Trails - Chester County, SC
Description: The rolling hills of Sumter National Forest near Chester are home to nine miles of easy-to-moderate loops known collectively as Woods Ferry Horse Trail. The trails run over a terrain that�s primarily red clay and is a wonderful interruption from the area�s typical pine trails.
At one time, Woods Ferry was heavily logged and farmed, but in recent decades, it has returned to a hardwood canopy of poplars, maples, and sweet gums. Because Woods Ferry abuts the Broad River, a variety of animals live here. There�s a chance of seeing deer and wild turkey, in addition to redtail hawks, quail, blue heron, and even the rare osprey.

Horses must be shod. Insect repellent is recommended during warm months.
Length: 9 miles.
Fees: None

Directions: From Chester, travel west on SC 9 through Wilksburg until a junction with Chester County S-12-49.
Turn left (south) and follow to the first road on the right, Worthy�s Ferry Road (Chester County S-12-535).
Continue straight after the pavement ends to Forest Service 301C and turn left. There is an open parking area with gravel to the left. The trail begins in the parking area.
Open year-round

Camping: Woods Ferry Recreation Area includes access to eight equestrian campsites and 10 horse corrals.
Campsites include centrally located restrooms with hot showers, drinking water, tables and grills.
To find the campsite, go back out to State Road 49 and follow south to secondary road 574.
Follow northwest for almost four miles to the campground.

Information: Sumter National Forest, Enoree Ranger District, 3557 Whitmire Highway, Union, SC, 29379.
Phone 864-427-9858.
Submitted By: Holroyd Hammond Click Here

Historic Brattonsville, Trails
Just out side of Rock Hill, SC off the McConnells Highway you can visit Historic Brattonsville.
On the 3rd Saturday of every month they allow horses on the 8 miles of the Walt Schrader trails.
Only horses are allowed that Saturday. Usually these are biking and hiking. They are pretty trails well marked, the parking is just behind the visitor's center with gravel parking.
Trails do not require shoes and two ponds are on the property making this a pretty ride.
This is not a very advertised trail.
Submitted By: Pam C Allemeier Click Here

Waterloo Farms
Conway, SC � turn-out areas, ring, 12x12 stalls, wash stall, deep well water, no barbed wire, owner on site � 20 miles to Myrtle Beach State Park w/beach riding Nov thru Feb � dirt roads and short trail closeby � boarding or overnight -- negative Coggins and up-to-date on all vacc. required.
Bed & Breakfast and a new motel within 2 miles

2 miles off Hwy 501 � 2 miles off Hwy 701 N � 1 mile off Hwy 22 � 1 hour from I-95 @Florence/Dillon/South of the Border � 30 min. from US 17 @Myrtle Beach/North Myrtle Beach
Call ahead (843)455-2192
E-mail: Vicky Vaught Click Here

Poinsett State Park
Wedgefield; Six miles of trails but adjacent to Manchester State Forest Horse Trails for an additional fee.
Located southwest of Sumter, SC, between Wedgefield and Pinewood.
Take US #76/US #378 (Garners Ferry Road) to Stateburg, SC, about 9.8 kilometers east of the Wateree River.
Go south on US #261 (Kings Highway) 12.6 km., then turn onto River Road as it forks off to the right. Stay on this road to get to the State Park Entrance.
OR
Take I-95 to exit #119 and go west on SC #261 for 30.1 kilometers. Turn left onto Poinsett Park Road (#63), which leads into the State Park.
Equestrian campsites, $6.00 - $9.00 per night

Campsites are available at Poinsett State Park, (803)494-8177 or Sumter County Recreation Department� s Mill Creek County Park, (803) 436-2248.

32 miles of trails.

Poinsett State Park
6600 Poinsett Park Road
Wedgefield, SC 29168
803-494-8177
E-mail: Poinsett State Park Click Here
Web Page Poinsett State Park Click here

Submitted by: Connie Rabun Click Here

Double J Ranch
We are a fairly new facility the campground and trails have been open for only 16 months. Phone 803-466-8173

Web Page Double J Ranch Click here
E-mail: Double J Ranch Click Here

The Palmetto Thoroughbred Training Center
Aiken: The Palmetto Thoroughbred Training Center is open for boarders.
We are located in Aiken SC just 10 minutes from Hitchcock Woods which offers 2,000 acres of trail and carriage riding.
We offer overnight accomodations for the horses either stall or pasture board.
Phone 706-394-9737

Web Page The Palmetto Thoroughbred Training Center Click here
E-mail: Doris Tummillo Click Here

Gaston Farm Road Equestrian Center LLC
Gaston Farm Rd Equestrian Center is located in Chester, SC, on Hwy 9 - 1.5 miles off I-77, at exit 65, approximately 20 miles South of Rock Hill, SC.
Our 50 acre Gaston Farm Rd Equestrian Center includes pasture and wooded trails. We have a 16 stall barn, an outdoor and indoor concrete wash bay with hot and cold water, a 150x200 size lighted arena, picnic area, a lounge with refrigerator, microwave and full bath.

phone: 803-274-6255
2717 Gaston Farm Road
Chester SC, 29706
414-350-1242

Web Page Gaston Farm Road Equestrian Center LLC Click here
E-mail: Gaston Farm Road Equestrian Center LLC Click Here

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Layover Hosts for your horse or mule. (No Trail access)


Rodeo Grounds, Fair Grounds, B and B's, Horse Motels, Private residences


Campgrounds, ranches and trail ride places are also Overnight hosts. The places listed here are "OVERNIGHT ONLY".


This is a link to B & B Online,   Bed and Breakfast with equine accommodations

Scotsgrove Farm B&B
Lyman: 39 Hillcrest St. Lyman, SC 29365, PH 864-877-9392. 16 stalls, 6 paddocks, pasture, and arena.
Trails and camper parking with electric. also have B&B with 3 rooms each and private bath.
Have E-mail but it's best to call.
E-mail: Leslile Scott Click Here

South Carolina Pastures
Gilbert: Has riding lessons, B & B, birthday parties for kids.
65x100 corral can accommodate 2 horses
2 acre pasture will allow 2 more horses
Electric "hook-up" for RV
Guided trail rides; one & two hours or more
Wooded trails & quiet, sandy, senic dirt roads
No shoes required
Ph 803-657-7739
Addr: 284 Hardwood Road, 29054, Betty Presnell
E-mail: Betty Presnell Click Here

Hound Hollow Farm
We are a small family run farm. Our barn is new construction with six 12x12 stalls, rubber matts, auto fly system, tackroom with half bath. There are grooming areas and two wash racks with hot water. We also have a smaller barn with four open air stalls with run in paddocks, a 100x200ft riding ring and 60ft round pin. We are located just minutes off of interstste 85 north of Anderson SC. we are next to hundreds of acres of public land for trail riding and a short trailer ride to another public area that borders Lake Hartwell. The trails there are great and are used for competitive trail rides. We can accomodate a limited number of RVs or there are several nice B & Bs located in the area, there are also the usual assortment of well known hotels.
For more information and reservations contact Becky at 864-261-7348
Addr: 123 Old Sanders RD, Pendleton, Sc. 29670.
E-mail: Becky Tolson Click Here
Glenview Farm
Timmonsville: We raise, breed, break and train thoroughbreds. But we are conveniently located just off of Interstate 95. We also own a motel in town ( about 5 minutes from the farm ) that we let the drivers stay at for a very good rate.
Have indoor and outdoor stalls, holding pens, riding ring.
Addr: Eric and Doris Rabon 1540 Center Road, 29161 Timmonsville, SC 29161 PH. (803)346-2908 Home (803)346-2020 Barn
E-mail: Doris Rabon Click Here

Mt. Carmel Farm B & B
Waterboro: Stalls, holding pens, pasture, Bed and Breakfast. 3.5 miles off of I-95.
The price for double room is $85/night and stalls are $25 per horse.
Phone 843-538-5770
Addr: Rt 2 box 580A, 29488.

Cypress Grove Farm
St. George: Stalls, pasture, paddocks. Overnight and short or long term boarding lay-ups and conditioning. only minutes from I95, gas, food and lodging.
Larry and Banbi Rushton, Ph 803-563-7458.
Addr: P.O. Box 142, 29477-0142

One Oak Farm

One Oak Farm in South Carolina promotes trail riding in our state and national forest as well as on private facilities. We offer trained trail horse for sale. We also provide hookups for travelers at reasonable rates.

Web page One Oak Farm, Click here
E-mail One Oak Farm Click Here

Shady Acres Stables
Pendleton: Large boarding, training and TWH breeding facility with 12x12 stalls, turn-out in grassy paddocks, automatic waterers, 24 hour security. Riding arena (covered) and round-pen available. Familiar with trail riding opportunities in the area. Daily, weekly and monthly rates available.

No camping facilities for people, but a luxury hotel for your horses at fair rates. You may leave your trailer on the property overnight while you retire to a bed & breakfast or motel.

Call Marietta Gambrell at (864) 261-6751.
Submitted By: Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Click Here

Enterprise Stables and Tack Shop
Myrtle Beach: ENTERPRISE STABLES AND TACK SHOP, 7373 Enterprise Road, 843-650-3105; close to intersection of Hwy 544 and Hwy 707. This is a family run stable with large box stalls, wash rack, running water in stalls, riding and exercise rings; adjacent and close to riding trails; 5 miles from Myrtle Beach State Park where during the months of December, January and February you can park trailers and ride along the many miles of sunny beaches, 7 days a week; close to over 100 golf courses; shopping malls, live theatre, restaurants, hotels/motels/campgrounds are close by; Note: veterinarian and farrier on call.
E-mail: Enterprise Stables and Tack Shop Click Here

Mud Bug Inn
Scranton: 10 stalls that are 12 x 16, well mannered stallions welcome, turn out area with new no climb and electric fencing, new perimeter no climb fence for security, full size dressage court, new pond for swimming you or the horses

Bunk house that was originally a tabacco barn that has been finished on the interior in cypress, sleeps 10+ people, recreation room upstairs with a pool table, foose ball and satelite tv. the bunk house is close to the barn area. areas for camper hook-up, power and water.

45 minutes from Myrtle Beach, 2 miles off highway 378

Mud Bug Inn
Pamela Slabaugh
1818 Friendfield Road
Scranton, SC 29591
Phone 843-389-3724

E-mail: Mud Bug Inn, Pamela Slabaugh Click Here

Utopia Stables, LLC
Leesville: Stall or pasture board
1 bedroom lodging with full bath and kitchen, den Trails, lighted arena, round pen.

Ray & Cindy M. Hall
1108 Union Church Road
Leesville, SC 29070
803-532-3032

E-mail: Cindy M. Hall Click Here

B&D Farms
St. George: Located 3 miles from I-95 and 5 miles from I-26 will overnight your horse.
Camping is allowed or nice hotels are just 5 minutes away. Some trails for riding.
We also offer a monthly boarding facility. Owner lives on site. Please call for reservations.
Bruce Thomas 843-563-4373 or 843-636-1699

E-mail: Donna Thomas Click Here

Town & Country Inn
Aiken: We own a B&B in Aiken, South Carolina that has 2 barns with 11 stalls, 3 paddocks and our mainhouse has 5 rooms with full bathrooms in each room. We serve a home cooked breakfast each morning to our guests.
We are 4 miles from downtown Aiken and the Hitchcock Woods.

Web page Town & Country Inn Click here
E-mail: Town & Country Inn, Heidi Peck Click Here

Five Forks Cattle Company
We are located just off Interstate 1-85 about an hour and a half N of Atlanta and about 20 minutes S of Greenville. We have clean box stalls, fresh water, and Hay available. We have a comfortable two bedroom house with central HVAC right beside the stable and corral area so there is no need to go to a hotel.
We can normally provide house and stable with short notice. Give us a call at 864-423-7364

Five Forks Cattle Company.
Scott Wilson 864-423-7363
I-85 at exit 21 in South Carolina
Web page Five Forks Cattle Company Click here
E-mail: Five Forks Cattle Company Click Here

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Trail Rides (bring your own horse or mule)

Carolina's and Virginia Wagon Train Association
$5.00 family membership, for a listing of the wagon train and trail rides for 99.
Contact is:
Carolinas and Virginia Wagon Train Association
c/o Carolyn Kinney
3031 George York Rd.
Randleman NC 27317
phone#336-498-3411

They have rides almost every weekend from spring to late fall. All rides are open to the public and some are free and some charge. Almost all have live bands at night and food.
Submitted By: Linda Adams Click Here

New Ellenton Riding Club, Trail Ride
New Ellenton, The New Ellenton Riding Club host two Trail Rides a year, One in the Spring and The other in the Fall. This is an all weekend event with a D-J on Friday night and a Band on Saturday night, The Ride leaves out at 10:00 A.M. Saturday Morning and arrives back around 4:00 P.M., Dinner is provided on Saturday and Breakfast on Sunday morning. The ride will leave out at 10:00 A.M. Sunday morning and arrives back around 2:30 P.M., Most of our Trails are woods and very nice to ride in. You Don't want to Miss out on this one of a kind Ride.

The New Ellenton Riding Club is located just outside of the New Ellenton S.C. City limits. Take I-20 to exit 22 to Aiken, then take hwy. 1 to hwy 19, follow hwy. 19 to New Ellenton S.C., turn right on Old Whiskey RD. follow the signs.

Contact Person: President: Donnie Cushman at 803-642-8410 or Treasure: Dixie Harman at 803-648-8608 for more info.

Hoofin for Heroes
We are "Hoofin for Heroes" and we are putting on a charity benefit rideon 5-7 Dec 08 to help support the Wounded Warrior Project. It will beheld at Double J Ranch, Whitmire SC. We would greatly appreciate you posting our event on your website "Horse and Mule Trail Guide USA". Here is some history on the Wounded Warrior Project and also how we got "Hoofin for Heroes" started. The Wounded Warrior Project began when several individuals took small,inspired actions to help others in need. One night while watching theevening news, veterans and brothers were moved by stories of the firstwounded service members returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq. Theyrealized that something needed to be done for these brave individuals beyond the brass bands and ticker tape parades.
They wanted to provide tangible support for the severely wounded to help them on the road to heal both physically and mentally. What they viewed as a small contribution compared with what the warriors had sacrificed, is now WWP's signature program; WWP backpacks delivered bedside to wounded warriors. Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization. (c) 2008 Wounded Warrior Project

The "Hoofin' for Heroes" history is similar when Diane Dillon, the ride organizer said to her husband one evening, "Can you ride a horse withoutlegs?" Brian Dillon said they should be able to as long as they canbalance themselves. She made some phone calls asking friends if they were interested in helping out. We came up with organizing a trail ride as a way to give back to them and here we are today.
This is a way of "giving back to those who have sacrificed for us".
I've attached theevent flyer to pass to those who may want to ride, donate or becomesponsors.
Feel free to contact Diane at the event e-mail:hoofinforheroes@bellsouth.net or (803) 236-4976 with questions.
I can be contacted on my cell (803) 351-2726. Submitted By: Diane Click Here
Web page Wounded Warrior Project Click here
Web page Wounded Warrior Project Click here
Web page Double J ranch Click here

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