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 Brewster Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10509, Equestrian Center, Brewster, NY, family-owned equestrian facility, boarding, training,   fine European horses, breeding training, European hunter jumper horses for sale, Dressage, 
Horses for sale, Horse shows | Putnam 3 Phase Equestrian Center

845-669-9600 
  3 Phase Equestrian Center is located at 330 Peach Lake Road, Brewster, NY 10509 in Putnam County.

From 3 Phase: "3 Phase Equestrian Center is a family-owned equestrian facility since 1987, and is South Salemís premier equestrian facility, offering boarding, training horses from Green to Grand Prix, and importing and exporting of fine European horses. At 3 Phase you will find a state-of-the-art facilities, top-level training, and the highest quality of care for you and your horse, all surrounded by 60 gorgeous acres for riding. The finest horses for sale in New York come from our facilities. 3 Phase Equestrian Center | Putnam  website and more . . .

10509, Brewster, NY 10509, clinical and recreational services, animal-assisted therapy and educational activities for children with special needs, special education school, residential treatment center; nature-based therapeutic programs | Putnam Green Chimneys

845-279-2995 
  Green Chimneys, helping young people to maximize their full potential, is located at 400 Doansburg Road, Brewster, NY 10509 in Putnam County.

From Green Chimneys: "Green Chimneys is a multi-faceted nonprofit organization helping young people to maximize their full potential by providing residential, educational, clinical and recreational services that create and nurture connections to the community and the natural world.

"Founded in 1947 and headquartered on a farm and wildlife center in Brewster, NY, with a second campus in Carmel, NY, Green Chimneys is recognized as a worldwide leader in animal-assisted therapy and educational activities for children with special needs. Green Chimneys services include an accredited special education school on two campuses; residential treatment center; nature-based therapeutic programs; community-based support for youth and families; and public education and recreation opportunities for people of all ages. Green Chimneys | Putnam  website and more . . .

10509, high quality horse care, Brewster, NY,  Run Free Farm in Brewster, equestrian facilityEquine Facilities at Run Free Farm, Horse care, Horses for lease, Lessons, Trail riding, Training, Turnout | Putnam Run Free Farm

845-279-1254 
  Run Free Farm, providing high quality horse care, is located at 102 Dingle Ridge Road, Brewster, NY 10509 in Putnam County.

From Run Free Farm: "Owners Beverly and Hal Eisenberg designed and built the exquisite Run Free Farm in Brewster, New York, with one goal in mind: to provide the highest quality of horse care possible. This beautiful, private, 14-stall full-service equestrian facility was created with careful attention to meet the individual needs of each horse and rider. Assisting Hal and Bev with these goals is a highly-qualified, dedicated and caring staff with extensive experience in horse care and training. Run Free Farm | Putnam  website and more . . .
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 Carmel Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

Chessfield Farm

845-628-3585 
  Chessfield Farm, an equestrian facility, is located at 240 Washington Road, Carmel, NY 10512 on the Putnam/Westchester border.

From Chessfield Farm: " Chessfield Farm is a unique horse boarding and training facility located in Carmel, New York specializing in creating a friendly, relaxed atmosphere for horses and riders alike. Trainers, staff and fellow riders strive to make riding enjoyable, affordable and fun for all. Chessfield Farm | Putnam  website and more . . .
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 Cold Spring Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

Hiking in Philipstown, Hudson Highlands, moderate hike, hikers, mountain bikes, breeding birds, Hiking in the Hudson Highlands, hiking, many parks offer activities such as boating, skiing, nature walks and birding | Putnam Hiking Philipstown - School Mountain Road

 
  Click to enlarge photo of View from Boscobel.

Click to enlarge photo of View from Boscobel Hiking in Philipstown
Putnam County, Hudson River Valley of New York

"The Hudson Highlands is a region of simple, yet dramatic beauty, astounding biodiversity, and major historical significance."

The Hudson Highlands Land Trust is a community-based organization devoted to protecting the natural resources, rural character, and scenic beauty of the Hudson Highlands in NY Stateís Hudson Valley.



Hiking School Mountain Road
Hike 3 of Hiking Trails in Philipstown is an easy hike, recommended for beginner hikers.

School Mountain Road
Hike 3 - (easy, 8.2 mi., 4hr, )
An out and back hike especially good for horses, and mountain bikes. This out and back hike is in the Hubbard-Perkins Conservation Area. Horses and mountain bikes are permitted on this trail. Hiking Philipstown - School Mountain Road | Putnam  website and more . . .

10516, Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC), equine-assisted activities, physical, emotional and cognitive growth through equine-assisted therapy, Equestrian Facilities and Programs for Special Needs Individuals, EAGALA Training, Therapeutic Riding lessons | Putnam Therapeutic Equestrian Center

845-265-3409 
  The Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC), where people with disabilities can overcome physical, psychological and emotional barriers, is located at 115 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, NY 10516 in Putnam County.

From TEC: "TEC strives to offer an environment where people with disabilities can overcome physical, psychological and emotional barriers. Through equine-assisted activities, both on horseback and on the ground, we bring new found joy and abilities to our clients. Therapeutic Equestrian Center | Putnam  website and more . . .
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 Garrison Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10524, Manitou Farm, Garrison, NY, Therapeutic Riding, Equestrian Center, Dressage, Lessons, Horse Sales, Therapeutic Riding, Training, Activities for Kids, Summer Camp, Toddler Pony School, Vaulting | Putnam Manitou Farms

845-737-7556 
  Manitou Farm, offering therapeutic riding for riders of all ages, is located at 56 South Mountain Pass, Garrison, NY 10524 in Putnam County.

From Manitou Farm: "It is every riding instructor's purpose to instill an appreciation for, and understanding of the horse, physically and psychologically. A knowledge of form, function and progressive development of the horse's natural ability to perform to its utmost capability is the aim of the informed horseman. All aspects of the animal's growth need fostering. Manitou Farms | Putnam  website and more . . .
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 Mahopac Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10541, full service equestrian training facility, Mahopac, NY, Equine Facilities at Zephyr Farm, 
Birthday parties, Boarding/Leasing, Horses for sale, Horses for share lease, Horse Show calendar, 
Lessons, Summer Camp | Putnam Zephyr Farms

845-621-4450 
  Zephyr Farm, a full service equestrian training facility, is located at 219 Watermelon Hill Road, Mahopac, NY 10541 in Putnam County.

From Zephyr Farm: "Founded in 1994, Zephyr Farm is a full service equestrian training facility owned and operated by leading horsewoman and trainer, Carla Sacco. The farm is located in Mahopac, New York, just one hour north of New York City. Zephyr Farms | Putnam  website and more . . .
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 Putnam County Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

Things to Do, Beach, Biking, Boat Launch, Boat Rentals, Campsites, Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Camping, Hiking Trails, Walking Trails, Hunting, Ice Fishing, Nature Trails, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing, Winter activities, boating, swimming, beautiful beach | Putnam Clarence Fahnestock State Park, Putnam County

845-225-7207 
  Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park offers an excellent range of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. This 14,086-acre park boasts hiking trails, picnic areas, scenic campgrounds, and abundant opportunities for boating, hunting, fishing, birding and many more activities for kids of all ages.

Click to enlarge picture of "Fishing and Boating at Fahnestock State Park".

Clarence Fahnestock State Park Clarence Fahnestock State Park, Putnam County | Putnam  website and more . . .
 All Putnam Valley Listings

 Putnam Valley Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

10579, Family Riding Center, horseback riding, Putnam Valley, NY, Trail Rides, experienced riders, Horseback Riding at Hollow Brook Family Riding, Beginners, intermediate, and experienced riders, Riding lessons for children, Western riding available | Putnam Hollow Brook Family Riding Center

845-526-8357 
  Hollow Brook Family Riding Center, offering horseback riding for all levels, is located at 890 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley, NY 10579 in Putnam County.

From Hollow Brook Family Riding: "Located 1/4 mile from the Taconic State Parkway on Peekskill Hollow Road in scenic Putnam Valley, we offer riding adventures for all ages. We specialize in lessons for children, but beginning, intermediate and experienced riders of all ages are welcome to partake in our many programs. Come ride with us -- our horses are great and our loving staff has over 50 years of experience. We can match you to a horse to suit your talents and desires. Come ride with us! Hollow Brook Family Riding Center | Putnam  website and more . . .

 More Hudson Valley  Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding

Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Albany Albany County
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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Columbia Columbia County
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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Dutchess Dutchess County
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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Greene Greene County
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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Orange Orange County
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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Rensselaer Rensselaer County
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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Rockland Rockland County
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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Ulster Ulster County
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Equestrian Facilities | Horseback Riding | Westchester Westchester County
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"There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man" Sir Winston Churchill.

Verified (2015) up-to-date list of the best places for horseback riding and equestrian centers in the Hudson Valley of New York.

Benefits of Horseback Riding / Owning a Horse
Horse ownership can be rewarding, exciting, and lot of fun. The many health benefits of horseback riding include being outdoors year-round and the physical activity spent in cleaning stalls, grooming, feeding, and all the other barn chores required in taking care of your horse. Riding a horse also helps in building a strong core and legs; but there are also emotional benefits of horseback riding such as developing a sense of inner peace and confidence.

Therapeutic Riding, aka Equine Assisted Therapy is used successfully in the field of special Needs to build confidence, and a sense of belonging to both children and adults. As Winston Churchill said: "There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man."

The Health Benefits of Horseback Riding
  • Keeps you physically active: Riding and other activities that require you to be outdoors in all kinds of weather will certainly keep you moving. Cleaning stalls, grooming, feeding, raking hay, pushing wheelbarrows Ė all of these barn chores actively burn calories and build muscle.

  • Owning a horse builds self-confidence: When it comes to building confidence, horse ownership is invaluable. You are in a partnership, where you are expected to be the leader.
    Owning a horse builds self-awareness. On a daily basis, you will be faced with training challenges. It will force you to think creatively about how to train the horse and how to solve a particular problem. If something worked in the last lesson, but itís not working now, what else can you try? How else can you solve this issue? All of this active participation in learning how to ride, how to train and what to do when a challenge emerges will help in a professional setting. Itís all about self-awareness.

  • Riding reduces stress: Studies have shown that the bonding that occurs between owners and their pets can reduce high blood pressure. Since horses also require grooming and daily maintenance, spending time with the horse can lead to a reduction in stress levels. The meditative qualities of daily, but low stress, upkeep of horses Ė such as grooming and washing Ė provide therapeutic benefits that aid in the decrease of stress levels.

  • Keeps you socially active: Taking riding lessons helps you meet many friends with similar interests. Most horse people will attest to meeting their best, life-long friends at the barn. These peers will have the same passion and devotion to horses.

  • Engages the creative side of your brain: Training a horse brings up daily challenges that will force you to think creatively about how to train it and how to solve a particular problem. If something worked in the last lesson, but itís not working now, how else can you solve this issue? Being faced with such situations helps you engage your creativity to solve problems and find what works best.

  • Care for a horse builds character: Character building is a natural part of horse ownership, teaching responsibility, punctuality, sportsmanship, frugality, patience, commitment, confidence and self-esteem.

  • Riding promotes a union with nature: Being outside and enjoying the fresh air can do wonders for your mental and physical health.

  • Riding maintains bone mass: All of the weight-bearing exercise that you do, including hauling barn equipment and carrying saddles, helps maintain bone mass, which important as you age.

  • Improves digestion: Riding a horse at a walking pace stimulates the internal organs just as walking on foot does. This aids in liver function and digestion.

  • Riding and caring for horses help disabled individuals: When supervised by certified instructors, riders with disabilities may have the chance to safely perform physical activities with the horse as a tool. Early research is showing that riding a horse may provide physical benefits for people with disabilities. At the same time, interacting with horses may provide mental benefits, as well.
Source: The Health Benefits of Horseback Riding by Health Fitness Revolution



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