New Tack & Horse Sale - Saturday, May 11th, 2019

New Tack will be sold at 11:00 a.m. and Horses at 2:00 p.m.


 Concession Stand will be open with some great tasting food and drink.

 Ranch, Trail & Gaited Horses will be for sale!

 We are accepting consignment horses to sale also.

 Out of state horses must have current Coggins & Health Certificate to enter sale.

 Your horse must be in good physical condition to sell it here.

Contact Kris Smith @ (814) 229-3290

                 1 Change this year:  We are now opening up Exhibitor Spaces under closed in area plus a space for Trailer Sales etc.!!!

                                                                                           More details to follow.....

2019 Cook Forest Trail Ride Event Dates

On the "Event Dates" you can ride on your own on the trails with your own horse or go with the group guided ride.

During all events in 2019 there's an additional charge for these extra's:  Water & Electric Hook-Ups $8.00 per night, Tie Stalls $8.00 per night, Box Stalls or Covered Livestock Panels $16.00 per night with minimum of each rides length. (at least 4 nights stay) 1 horse only in each Panel or Stall.

Be sure to see Terrie in the office to pay and sign release forms before parking.  She is normally in the office between 9 am and 5 pm.

When putting up picket lines do not place buckets near the bark of tree nor tie your horse near where they can reach a tree and damage the bark.

(We have color coded trail maps for your usage and also an App from your cell phone)

May 15-19, 2019 Spring Ride  With Food Included

The May Spring Ride is a wonderful time to come and enjoy the fresh mountain air amid

natures beauty.  The woodlands are so lush and green.  It truly is a vacation to remember.

Also includes:  Up to 4 nights camping, Free Guide Service, (Thursday - Sunday). 

We will offer a Buffet Supper 5:00 pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Thursday we will have BINGO!  Grand Champion receives a BRAND NEW SADDLE!!!

We are having a Tack Auction with all NEW Merchandise for sale Friday evening from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 

Saturday evening we are having Ranch Sorting for beginners and also for advanced riders with JACK POT!

                                                                                                 Sunday Morning 8am Church Service at the mess hall.


You can ride the trails on your own with a map and app for your phone or

go with the guides which leave daily at 9:30 am from camp. 

Price is only $99.00 per adult. $20.00 nonrefundable deposit due at time of reservation.

Something New.....Daily Rate $49.00 per person. 

Children 5 and under are FREE, Ages 6-10 are 1/2 price and Ages 11-13 are 25% discount. 

This is the only package available during this time slot.  Send in your reservations now.


June 16-22, 2019  Cowboy Week Ride With Food Included
    Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Supper (Monday - Friday)

Includes:  6 nights/7 days Camping,

Welcome Picnic & Moore Brothers Band Sunday starting at 5:00 pm.        

     Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Supper Buffet Monday - Friday

You can utilize our Free Guide Service to explore the numerous trails or take a map with you

and venture out on your own.  We also have a phone app.  For entertainment, enjoy Mechanical

Bull Riding, & Ranch Sorting, Canoeing, Tack Auction, Horseshoes, Volleyball,

and Free Demonstrations by Austin & Josh Lyons and Ken McNabb.  We are so happy to have the opportunity to showcase

them with their amazing abilities in training horses.  

Price is $379.00 per adult for the week.  Childrens discounted rates apply for this ride also.  (see May above)

$25.00 nonrefundable deposit per adult is required.  Please send in your reservations now.

*****Special Deal:  The first 50 Adult Customers who send in their reservations before March 23, 2019 will receive $50.00 

off their cost; thereby, making their vacation only be $329.00!!!  Wow What a deal!!!

Ken & Austin & Josh will also be doing private sessions for an additional fee if you desire more individualized instruction. 



July 16 - 21, 2018  The Best Of America By Horseback With Tom Seay

Be part of the Television Show on RFD TV!!!

                                                                          Show will be aired in November 2018.  Check RFD show schedule so you don't miss out.

This event includes 6 nights camping; Monday through Saturday, Trail Riding with Free GuideService leaving camp at 9:30 am,

Wednesday evening Pizza and Home Cooked Buffet Supper Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 5:00 pm, 

Entertainment includes:   Live Band, Tack Auction and Ranch Sorting. 

Price: $139.00 per person!  Discounted children's rates apply also.

Send in your $20.00 nonrefundable deposit today!



August 6 - 11, 2018 August Trail Ride with Food Included

Price $139.00 per person! Children's Discounted Rates apply.

Includes 6 nights camping, Free Guide Service, Free Demonstrations on Thursday, Friday and Saturday by Brandi Lyons.  Wednesday Pizza, Thursday, Friday and Saturday Supper Buffet, Band, Tack Auction, Ranch Sorting for beginner and advanced with Jack Pot.  Brandi is offering to  conduct a 3 or 5 day clinic with your horse and also hourly privates.  Contact Brandi at 623-261-6352 for more information.

Send in your nonrefundable deposit of $20.00 today!




Labor Day Weekend Ride with Food Included


August 30 - September 4, 2018


This event includes Camping and Free Guide Service for those wanting to be escorted on their trail riding

adventure along natures picturesque landscapes and crystal streams.  We offer over 200 miles of trails for

your convenience to explore and enjoy amid horse back. 

Wednesday we'll have Pizza. Thursday, Friday and Saturday we will have a supper buffet at 5:00 pm with all homemade cooking,  

We will have a Tack Auction Friday evening at 7:00 pm, Live Band on Saturday, and back

by popular demand Ranch Sorting will also be available for both beginners and advanced riders with Jack Pot. 

We are so blessed to host Josh & Austin Lyons during this event.  They will do Free Demonstrations. 

Call Josh for booking 1, 2 or 3 day Private Clinics for you and your own  horse at 970-260-4170

They are located at Cross Plains, Tennessee.  Their philisophy of "Knowledge and Motivation are the only tools needed

to bring to the barn" and Josh's "trust not trauma approach" has made him a respected top horseman and trainer. 

He is also an amazing person with a heart of gold!!! 

The price for this amazing event is only $139.00 per adult with 6 nights camping or $99.00 for 4 nights camping.

$20.00 nonrefundable deposit required.  Children discounted rates apply.

  Please send in your reservation form with your deposit.  We look forward to visiting with you. 

Happy Trails!




October 1-6, 2018 Fall Foliage Ride with Food Included

$139.00 per adult per week!  or  $99.00 per adult 4 days and 4 nights!


                                 Come see the beautiful trails everyone is raving about especially during this ride when the leaves are at their peak color!




 Includes Camping with Free Guide Service or ride on your own with our app or map. 

Also, Wednesday (3rd) Picnic with Trimmings, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (4th - 6th) Supper Buffet,

Tack Auction, Live Band, Ranch Sorting,

 Halloween Social, Dress Up Your Campsite and Wear a  Costume!

We are a christian family atmosphere please no resque costumes.

 Children discounted rates apply.  $20.00 nonrefundable

deposit required.  Send in your reservations as soon as possible.



                                                HAPPY TRAILS TO ALL!

2019 The Best of America By Horseback with Tom Seay!!!!  September 17-22, 2019 is the event date.  Mark these days on your calender so you don't miss out.  Package includes 6 days camping, water & electric free, 4 buffet suppers, (Wed. - Saturday), Cattle Sorting, Moore Brothers Live Band, Cast Iron Cooking lunch on one of the daily trail rides, Campfire cooking seminar in camp, Tack Auction, Trail riding with Tom & Pat Seay, Church Service on Sunday led by Tom Seay.  Total package cost $199.00 with $25.00 per person nonrefundable deposit due to hold your place.  The ride is limited to 150 people and will be booked on a first-come, first-served basis. 





Extras Available are: 

Rental horses are available this time of year. Rental horses must be kept together and not mixed with customer horses.  Tie Stalls and Box Stalls and Livestock Panels with Roof are available for rent.  Cabins with and without bathrooms are available to rent also.  3 Deluxe and 2 Primitive with no bathrooom; all have electricity, heater and fan.  Deluxe also has air conditioning and bedding and bathroom with shower, sink, comode.  Pictures are available online. 


We appreciate your business.



Prices subject to change without notice.

We now accept VISA and MasterCard.

Cash (US currency), bank cashiers check, or postal money order preferred for payment. Personal checks are also accepted.

Cancellation Policy: The amount you pay is non-refundable and non-transferrable unless cancelled two weeks prior to the scheduled ride date. Those who need to cancel and have given proper notice will receive deposit refund minus the $20.00 per person reservation fee (or $50.00 June Ride reservation fee). Not applicable to stall rentals, horse rentals nor cabin rental deposits. If you do cancel these, we will try to rent them to someone else. If we are successful we will in turn give you your deposit back on these as well. Thank you.


Experienced riders: bring your own horse to our offiical trailride for an experience you will never forget!
(For experienced riders with their own horse)
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Dude Ranch

Come be a cowboy and enjoy horseback riding, homemade food and rustic accomodations.
(For novice or experienced riders with one of our rental horses)
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Horse Camping

Interested in horse camping?  Come stay with us on our spacious campground!
(For those wishing to camp with their own horse)
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