Trail Rides at the Equine Center of Palisades Farm

A group of riders ride along a trail
A group of riders ride along a trail








Whether you want to enjoy a relaxing scenic ride overlooking the Kentucky River or learn about the birds of central Kentucky, come and spend your time with us. Each trail ride is guided by our experienced staff and steady, dependable horses.

All riders need to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes, boots with a heel are prefered. Riding helmets will be provided at the farm and are required, as well as signing a liability release form. Advanced notice is necessary for all rides.

Scenic trail ride

The one hour trail rides are available on most Saturdays at:

  • 9:30 am
  • 11:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm

Cost is $20 for one hour. Bring a friend or a group. We can accomodate up to 10 people per ride. Ages 8-80 are welcome. Younger children may request a guided pony ride. To reserve a spot, please contact Harold Rainwater at (859) 858-3511 ext. 2259.

Birdwatching by Horseback (Spring only)Bird

Come and test your identification skills of the amazing bird population that live at the equine center. Don't forget to bring your binoculars for a three hour guided horseback riding tour. The schedule for these rides are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00am-12noon. Birdwatching trail rides operate seasonally in the spring and fill up fast. Reserve your ride today.

Cost is $25 per person. Up to 6 riders are permitted for each ride. To register for a day, please contact Sarah Reeves at (859) 278-4914.