Hickory Hollow Horse Farm, Gettysburg

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Horseback Riding Tour · Outdoor Activity
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Take a horseback tour of the historic Gettysburg battlefield at Hickory Hollow Horse Farm. Ride along the trail of the infamous battle of Gettysburg as you are guided through the area. History buffs may want to sign up to tour with a licensed battlefield guide who will ride along with you, describe the battle, and answer any questions you have. Each rider is paired with one of 15 horses based on size and riding ability. Riding helmets are provided. Make Hickory Hollow Horse Farm a part of your Gettysburg vacation plans using our Gettysburg trip planner.
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  • We had a great time . The tour guide was well versed in Civil War history . The horses were well suited for the riders . I enjoyed being able to relax and hear the tour guide thru the ear piece... 
    We had a great time . The tour guide was well versed in Civil War history . The horses were well suited for the riders . I enjoyed being able to relax and hear the tour guide thru the ear piece...  more »
  • Highly recommend Hickory Hollow Horse Farm for their Gettysburg Battlefield trail rides. It is easy to see how much they love their horses and conducting these trail rides. Reservations were easy... 
    Highly recommend Hickory Hollow Horse Farm for their Gettysburg Battlefield trail rides. It is easy to see how much they love their horses and conducting these trail rides. Reservations were easy...  more »
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  • I couldn't say more about this awesome company. We had a lot of first time riders in our group, and some that were a little scared to ride a horse. The caretakers and operators made sure that everyone was comfortable on the horse, and made mounting and dismounting a breeze. They went over safety directions very thoroughly, and I could tell that their horses were extremely loved and well maintained. They skillfully matched every horse personality up to each rider, and took into consideration the needs of every rider, including one party member in her 70s with an iffy knee. I would 100% recommend this horseback riding tour for any family. It is absolutely worth the cost, and you can tell the expertise all of the individuals involved in this operation. Where else will you get historical tour on horseback? It is clear that they have been in this business for 40 years and know and love their horses and their craft.
  • Took my daughter for her 7th birthday, and we couldn't have had a better time. They chose the right horse for her being a beginner, and encouraged her the whole time riding. The tour guide talking about Gettysburg was great and very knowledgeable. They even made sure we could ride with rain in the forecast by moving our time up an hour, and the weather participated nicely. We would recommend this trail ride to anyone!

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