Horseback Riding

Equestrian Center

St. Lawrence University

Community Riding Camps, Clubs, Programs & Stables


The Pony Place, located on Rt 11B, Dickinson Center, 10 miles west of Malone, NY (1/2 mile from Potsdam)

Emily McKernan, US Pony Club District Commissioner     518/529-6713     Email:

Northern Exposure Pony Club accepting new members from Franklin and St Lawrence County.  Anyone age 5-25 who is looking for fun and friendship is welcome to join.  Our club is part of the Western New York Region of the United States Pony Clubs (USPC). We complete at  WNY regional rallies, Ottawa Valley PC events, as well as local events and shows. Instruction at mounted meetings with ARIA certified instructors. Emily McKernan, DC, a graduate ‘H-A’ (part of the highest national ranking within USPC) and a nationally certified Level II Eventing instructor through the American Riding Instructors Association with over 20 years experience in horseback riding instruction.

Summer Horsemanship Camp.  The Pony Place offers a summer horsemanship camp for English riders ages 4-14.  Week long sessions start June 30 and run from 1pm to 4pm only.  Students will receive a daily horse management lesson as well as mounted instruction.   Well trained and suitable mounts.

There is much more to horses than just knowing how to ride!  English riding and horsemanship skills taught in a three-hour daily course.   Emphasizing overall horse care, not just knowing how to sit pretty on a horse.  Dressage, Jumping and Cross-country riding.


Honey Dew Acres LLC, 169 Post Road, Canton   13617

315/379-1035 or 379-9539     Email:     Peggy McAdam-Cambridge, Center Administrator


“Focus on Fun, Friendship and Safety”     4H Clubs and Pony Clubs

United States Pony Club Riding Center!

Part of the Western New York Region, our members compete in regional competitions. We provide mounted and unmounted lesson opportunities. We currently have 17 members, and an Adult Horsemasters club coming soon!

HDA’s head instructor, Emily Cambridge Carrier, was awarded Top 50 Riding Instructor in the Country, as well as 2007 Instructor of the Year – Circle of Honor Status.

Owned and operated by the Cambridge family, HDA is a full-service boarding and training facility situated on 200 acres in Northern New York.  We have a large assortment of lesson and competition horses ranging from Shetland ponies to drafts.  Our interests include eventing, hunters/jumpers, dressage, western, side-saddle and driving.  We are able to accommodate various skill levels, abilities, interests and disciplines.  We encourage our customers to be independent thinkers, problem solvers, responsible individuals and team players.

At HDA, students gain:

– a solid foundation in the basics of riding that are essential for having a safe and enjoyable time horseback.

– an understanding of the nature of the horse and how to work with the horse to accomplish riding goals.

– how to safely care for the horse, both mounted and unmounted.

Cape Vincent

Triple Crown Horsemanship Camp, 30395 CR 4, Cape Vincent     13618     315/654-2694

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A & J Riding Stable, 342 CR 1, Hammond     315/324-6042


Willow Hill Farm, 75 Cassidy Road, Keesville   12944     518/834-9746     Gerald & Julie Edwards     Email:

Summer Horse Camp, High School Horsemanship Program, Instruction, Indoor Arena, Miles of Trails in the Central Adirondacks


Make a Dream Stables, 315/386-8209     Email:

Youth Horse Summer Day Camp for ages 7 to 14 / Daily Camp Hours 8am-4pm / Camp includes : Daily Riding Lessons, Instruction on Grooming of Horses, Braiding, Horse Breeds, Farrier work / Cost $100.00 per student / Space limited, reserve early


Breezy Maples Farm & Christmas Trees, 331 Willard Rd   13662     315/705-6460    Email:

Pony rides, Tractor-drawn wagon rides (weather permitting), farm animal friends, gift shop


Camp Chataeugay, 233 Gadway Road, Merrill     12955     800/431-1184 or 860/350-8822


Abilene’s Pony Parties, 1888 Sober Street, Norfolk   13667     Ann Sessions     315/869-8210

3 houses south of Hidden Meadow Inn, Ann has ponies, miniature horses, and a donkey.  She offers children’s pony rides for birthday parties or just for that special family event.  By appointment.

Plumbrook Pony Farm, 1113 CR 38, Norfolk   13667     315/384-3487     Email:

Recognized US Pony Club Riding Center


Red K Stable, 2309 CR 35, Norwood     13668     315/771-0232 or 261-8539     Email:


Jonesey’s Riverside Ranch, 9266 SH 37, Ogdensburg    13669      315/393-0401     Email:     Pony Rides

Pray Road Stables, 148 Pray Road, Ogdensburg   13669       315/393-3433     English Horseback riding lessons Ages 7 & up / Mon-Sat by appointment only


Country Dreams Farm, “The Way Things Were,” 260 Pellerin Road, Plattsburgh   12901     518/561-8941 or Toll-free 888/818-2701     Email:     Melissa Monty-Provost

Sleigh rides, hay rides, corn maze, pumpkin patch, working draft teams of horses and mules, working farm, petting zoo, birthday parties, class trips, farm tours, wedding carriage, horse-drawn vehicles including surrey & trolley, living history demonstration in period costume, over 60 pieces of horse-drawn farm equipment, horse logging and skidding service.  Life on the farm varies with the seasons.  Join us for seasonal demonstrations including plowing, planting, haying and harvesting.  Corn shelling, corn grinding, rope making, candle dipping, blacksmithing, various other crafts.

Summer Camp:  Travel back in time to farm life of the late 1800′s.  Wake up in the morning to your own homemade breads, fresh eggs, butter you have churned yourself.   Work with gentle giants in harness; saddle horses; feed cows, chickens, llamas, burros; milk goats; make ice cream; pick snacks from the garden; enjoy hayrides, campfires, fiddlers … Located in the beautiful Champlain Valley region.

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Applecreek, 241 Morner Road, Rensselaer   12144     518/428-0963

Sacketts Harbor

Old McDonalds Farm, 14471 CR 145 (North Harbor Road), Sacketts Harbor     13685     315/583-5737

St Regis Falls

Sand Hill Stables, 94 Trim Road     518/856-0223

Boarding, training, lessons in English & Western Pleasure, Jumping, Games & Driving


Camp Pinnacle, 621 Pinnacle Road, Voorheesville     12186     518/872-9100 or 866-RETREAT (738-7328)


West Chazy

Adirondack Paints & Quarters, 45 Atwood Road, West Chazy     12992     518/569-5136     Email:


Adirondack Stable & Equestrian Center LLC 87 Atwood Lane, West Chazy     12992-2844     518/493-3211     Email:

Therapeutic Riding, Sleigh Rides, Lessons, Carriage Service, Birthday Parties, Indoor Arena and more




Pok-o-Mac Cready Camp, Horsemanship Camp, PO Box 397, Willsboro     12996     800/982-3538 or 518/963-7656        Email:

Horseback Riding Trails in the Adirondacks

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St Lawrence County Trails in Brasher Falls and Russell

Warren County

Tack Shops


Rider’s Closet Tack Shop, 265 CR 35, Canton    13617     315/379-9635


The United States Pony Clubs

W.H.I.N.N.Y. Horse Youth Camps in NY & Vermont

United States Pony Club Riding Center! Part of the Western New York Region, our members compete in regional competitions. We provide mounted and unmounted lesson opportunities. We currently have 17 members, and an Adult Horsemasters club coming soon!

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