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Big East Fork Equitation

Big East Fork horse experiences are provided by Dan Hathorn and his experience staff. To make a reservation fill out the form below.

They welcome riders of all levels, including little or no experience at all. 

Custom guided Horseback Rides

SEPT has access to over 20 miles of trails in scenic Big East Fork Valley. All ages* and experience levels welcome!

This isn't your typical nose-to-tail horseback service!

1 hour and 2 hour rides are available as well as custom overnight camping options.


9:00 AM, 12:00 and 3:00 PM

*kids under 6 years old riding double: $10 / per child

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  • Weekend Getaway

  • Therapeutic Rides

  • Overnight Camping

  • Youth Group Retreat

  • Family Reunion

  • Father/Son Trip

  • Mother/Daughter Trip

  • Birthday Party

  • Wedding Party

  • Honeymoon

  • Family Vacation

  • Couples Trip

  • Company Outing

  • Men's Retreat

  • Women's Retreat

  • Leadership Training

  • Scouts Retreat

  • Hunting/Fishing Trip

  • Dinner/Sunset Ride

Hiking and Packing

Our Hiking and Backpacking tours are perfect for those who want a unique and customized hiking experience and is a great alternative for horseback riding groups with people who don't want to horseback ride, but still want to get into nature!

Within its 2600 acres, the Big East Fork offers scenic streams, small waterfalls, tranquil forests and meadows, soaring hawks and graceful heron, turkey, coyote, deer, and bobcat. We offer custom hiking tours that are planned around YOU. Our tours range from leisurely walks to overnight backpacking trips in the back country. Join us today and realize the natural beauty of the Big East Fork Valley.

*Please note that same day horse rides are welcome! ( Call 931-224-7894 for same day rides) Reservations are required. To make an advance reservation, a deposit may be required. For best availability we recommend you book your trip early. There is a 250 lb. weight limit per rider. Limited/no cell service in some areas.

Owner and operator, Dan Hathawn has been riding the trails of the Southeast for 40 years. He could navigate these trails in the dark, and has in fact been known to do so, in his free time, under the light of a full moon!

Big East Fork Equitation caters its services (including guided horseback rides, camping, and more!) to families, business trips, church groups, boy scouts, girl scouts, family reunions, high school reunions, wedding parties, and virtually anyone that loves the outdoors.

Contact Dan and his experienced team today!

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