Narrow Back Mountain Stables

Horse Boarding, Lessons, & Outdoor Learning

Welcome to the Mountains

Nestled against the Shenandoah mountainside, Narrow Back Mountain Stables offers numerous mountain trails. Boarding is available with full 12'x12' stalls, paddock, and turnout boarding available (email for availability)! Trail riding, hand lead Tot rides, basic Horseback riding lessons, and lots more family farm fun is here!  Check out events and horsemanship classes below. Newly installed, fully lit for night riding arena is now ready!

"Dream Big Dreams, Then Put on Your Overalls"     


8 Stalls, 12' x 12' check availability


Faithful Family Farm

Private Events

Come and enjoy our Barn

Outdoor Learning

Unique edcuational experiences, explorations, and opportunities COMING this SUMMER

Photo Shoots

Local photographers available

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Eight full care 12 x 12 stalls, LIMITED available!

Full Board stall, feed, hay, group turnout $500 per mo.
Private Turnout add to cost of full board $50
Field Board hay, with run-in access $375 per month
Field Board Plus hay, feed, bad-weather shelter $400 per month
Retirement Boarding call for list of amenities
Foaling Board night watch  $800 per month
Lay Ups bandaging/medicating/etc. $800 per month

Call for discount opportunities
*prices subject to change.

Personal Grounding - Pick Your Own

Connect with the Earth and yourself, to repair both by getting your hands in of our gardens.  We have 5 seasonal gardens: Pollinator Flower Garden, Veggie Garden, Native Garden, Fruit Trees, and Berry Bush.  We also provide nature's produce opportunities when seasonally available: Moral Mushroom hunting, Watercress, Asparagus, Eggs, Beef, Venison, and more.       

Personal Strength - Pursue More

Yoga, Trail running, Mediation, Hiking, Off-the-leash Dog run, and so much more for you to explore here outside!

Personal Defense - Prepare Yourself

Coming This Fall- Arm yourself with knowledge and skills with a certified trainer, and on-site expertise at our shooting range.  Several serves are available to meet your needs.  Opportunities for Hunter Education Classes* available upon interest.

Private Tutoring - Personalized Learning

With 2 decades of public education experience, a Virginia certified teacher with a Masters in Science Curriculum is onsite to help to creatively expand your understanding using dynamic learning opportunities designed for your unique strengths!
  • $10
  •  5/7/2024 08:00 PM

Enjoy local live entertainment, and relax with us in the barn tonight.

  •  12/23/2023 12:00 PM
  •   10716 Thorny Hollow Lane, Bridgewater, VA, USA

We have miles of mountainside trails in the George Washington National Forest right here for you to enjoy. Meet our horses, tour our barn and enjoy the season! Come Celebrate!

  •  12/2/2023 01:30 PM
  •   Bridgewater, VA, USA

Come join our in our town traditional annual Christmas Parade

  •  9/30/2023 05:00 PM

Book a photo session this Fall with any of our local photographers* for some Pictures with Paints. *Recommendations available upon request.

  • $30
  •  9/22/2023 05:00 PM
  •   10716 Thorny Hollow Lane, Bridgewater, VA, USA

Book a 5 person party to Paint the horses!

  • $35
  •  7/22/2023 08:32 AM

Enjoy friends, bring yours and enjoy ours, in our family's horse barn, live music is available* and try your hand a painting a guided art project. No worries about drips or spills since it is in our sweet barn. Custom private parties available.

  •  7/15/2023 08:53 AM
  •   Bridgewater, VA, USA

Come support our town's Annual Fireman's Parade celebration. There will be rides, games, live music, fair food and so much more at the Bridgewater's Lawn Party at the town fairgrounds!

  •  7/7/2023 10:00 AM
  •   10716 Thorny Hollow Lane, Bridgewater, VA, USA

Ever WISH to ride a horse? Ready to take the first steps? Come saddle up with us for a guided individual horseback ride around our outdoor arena.

  •  7/3/2023 10:00 AM
  •   10716 Thorny Hollow Lane, Bridgewater, VA, USA

Welcome to our family horse farm, Narrow Back Mountain Stables! Meet our horses, tour our barn and enjoy LOTS of family fun! Come Celebrate!

  •  7/1/2023 12:00 PM
  •   10716 Thorny Hollow Lane, Bridgewater, VA, USA

Our unique personalized DreamCatcher Riding program is designed for young riders to build on their own riding experience.


Poppy is full of pop, for the advancing rider. Ready to ride now, Poppy is spunky and the youngest horse in our herd. Only 5 years old, this quarter horse is excited to learn, just like you!

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Dog Friendly

Dog friendly, let's all stay safe and healthy!

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Spicy, this little lady needs a stronger rider. Once you've won her heart, she is a powerhouse who is all go and little whoa!

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Sweet, Small, and a Gentle leader

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Big, Beautiful Boy!

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Small, Dark, and Handsome!!!

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Gentle Giant, Out of the Gate

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Haul in your own horses, saddle up and enjoy easy access to trails, and a full lit outdoor arena.  Great environment a for groundwork, exercising and training.  Aggregate sand footing.  Must schedule in-advance, email for availability.  Easy access, both in and out, for trailer parking available onsite.

Haul in for only trail access  $10/rider
Haul in for DAYTIME arena access $20/hour
Haul in for LIT NIGHTTIME arena access $50/hour

Free night stay with Harvest Host membership*

If you plan on visiting our family farm at any time for any activity, please sign the liability waiver.

Click here to fill out and sign your Waiver to Participate.

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  • 10716 Thorny Hollow Lane, Bridgewater, Virginia, United States