In and around Sandpoint there are numerous places to get away from it all for a nice equestrian adventure. If you have your own horses, you can find any number of trails to ride on. There are numerous trails in the Trestle Creek, Gold Creek, Trout Creek and Rapid Lightening Creek drainages.
You can obtain a map from the U.S. Forest Service which provides detailed trail information. Another destination, for a nice ride with a great view, is to trailer your horses up to Schweitzer, which has numerous trails to blaze.
There are also unique horses for sale in the area. Every year the International Draft Horse Show has a sale at the Bonner County Fairgrounds with numerous breeds being showcased. Other popular breeds in the area include the Appaloosa, Paint and the Quarter Horse.
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From Sandpoint, take highway 200 12 miles east to Trestle Creek road #275. Turn left on road #275 and go 13 miles to trailhead. Trail is 19.1 miles.
From Coeur d'Alene, take highway 95 north to Bunco road #332. Go up the Bunco 6 miles and take a left on Forest Service road #278 and follow it to the trailhead.
From Coeur d'Alene, take highway 95 north to Bunco road #332. Go up the Bunco 6 miles and take a left on Forest Service road #278, and follow it a couple miles past Lakeview to the trailhead.
From Coeur d'Alene, take highway 95 north to Bunco road #332. Go up the Bunco 6 miles and take a left on Forest Service road #278, and follow it to the trailhead.
From Sandpoint, take highway 200 east 12 miles to Trestle Creek road. Take road #275 for 12 miles to Lunch Peak Road #1091. Turn left on #1091 and go 4 miles. Trail begins at big switchback below the lookout tower.
1413 Upper Gold Creek Road, Sandpoint
Phone (208) 263-9066
Saddle up for some good old fashioned fun as you ride along the ridges and valleys of this fifth generation Idaho dude ranch and guest ranch, rich in history and beauty. Horseback Riding at Western Pleasure Guest Ranch in the fall is the perfect North Idaho outdoor adventure. Come enjoy fresh air and beautiful views of the Selkirk and Cabinet Mountain Ranges as you ride a fine horse in beautiful country.
Phone (208) 265-2644
Using the foundation of Alternative Horsemanship training theories that have been developed over the past 25 years, Samantha Harvey offers riding lessons, ground work sessions, lessons in jumping, Dressage, cross country, competitive trail, endurance, trail, and western horsemanship. She works with both competitive and pleasure riders. Lessons are designed to be confidence building in a supportive and respectful environment with a priority of safety for both horse and rider.
Phone (208) 290-7423
Real trail ride experiences for inexperienced riders of all ages. Wonderful ponies are hand-led and take children (and adults!) up and down hills, over logs, and teach them how to duck under branches and steer.
Phone (208) 610-0794
Colt training; performance and trail horses; problem horses. Full-time. Indoor and outdoor facilities. 30+ years experience.
3337 Westmond Road Sagle, ID 83860
Phone (208) 263-0219
2075 Denton Rd. Hope, ID 83836
Phone (209) 505-6237
Prompt professional horse hoof care. Hot, cold, therapeutic shoeing and trimming.
520 County Road 22 Careywood, ID 83801
Phone (208) 683-7315
Horseback riding lessons and horse boarding.
806 A Lake Street Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone (208) 263-0897
7085 Schweitzer Mountain Road Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone (208) 263-8768
Toll Free (800) 880-8310
Mountain Horse Adventures, just 2 miles shy of the Schweitzer Village, offers trail rides on the picturesque Schweitzer Mountain.
Kootenai, ID 83840
Phone (208) 263-2473
PO Box 959 Priest River, ID 83856
Phone (208) 448-2711
121 Shepherds Ln Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone (208) 263-7977
213 Winterberry Way Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone (208) 265-2644
100 Cedar Street Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone (208) 255-5858
Fax (208) 255-5866
Western Apparel, Tack and Western Wedding Coordination.
Cocolalla, ID 83813
Phone (208) 263-8870