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Horse Riding in Arena

Horseback & Trail Riding

Saddle up and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature with Ben's Happy Trails' trail riding experiences.

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Riding Accommodations


1/2 hour, 1 hour or 2 hour riding options.


All rides are guided with trained professionals.


The rides take you through miles of trails through Shawnee State Forest and our own  private trails.


Our horses were born and raised at Ben's Happy Trails and are ridden every day. They are well behaved and ride well no matter your experience level.

People riding horses down a path
Dirt path, used as part of a horse trail
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Why Us?

At Ben's Happy Trails, we understand how important it is that you a great time during  your ride. This is why our staff goes above and beyond to ensure that you have a great experience with us.

Hear from some of our happy customers!

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"Took my daughter here for her 10th bday. Great friendly staff. Had so much fun with our guide Riley. Recommend %100. Can't wait to go camping there next."
5 Star review

Brandon R.

Morgan James, NY

"We've been twice now and it's been amazing both times. If your daughter wants to ride horses you have to make the appointment."
5 Star review

Josh K.

"Very nice place to relax and enjoy a calm trail ride. My horse Duke was beautiful and got along with the other horses. Beautiful day out on the trail for a group ride."
5 Star review

Kristi R.

How To Get Started

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Contact Us

Our staff is eager to answer any questions you may have.

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Plan Your Experience

Find the day and time that works for you and book your reservation.

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Create Memories

Whether you're a first time ride or experienced veteran - you'll have a great time and create memories that last forever.


What To Expect

1. Upon arrival you will be greated by a staff member or Ben.

2. We will explain to you what to expect from our horses, and what you should expect out on the trail.

3. You will be given instructions and a demonstration on how to control your horse.

4. We will pair you up with a horse that matches your riding ability.

5. We will then head down the trail for one of the best trail rides of your life.

Ben Giving Instructions to the Guides
Group of horses in field

More About Our Trail Riding

Looking for the best horseback riding near you? Look no further than Ben's Happy Trails! At Ben's Happy Trails, we offer guided trail rides in Scioto County, Ohio. Our trained and well-behaved horses that are suitable for riders of all experience levels - Whether you're a beginning rider or seasoned veteran - we have the perfect horse and trail ride for you.

Our guided trail rides take you through the scenic forests and trails near our location in Shawnee State Forest, offering stunning views and a chance to connect with nature. Our experienced guides at Ben’s Happy trails will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable ride. We offer a variety of trail rides, including half hour, 1 hour, and 2 hour trail riding options. Our horses are well-behaved, easy to handle, and suitable for riders of all experience levels.

Our guided horseback trail rides are perfect for families, couples, and groups of all sizes. Come and enjoy a day of horseback riding at Ben's Happy Trails today!

Dirt path, used as part of a horse trail
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