Daufuskie Trail Rides

Customized Small Group Experiences

Daufuskie Island Trail Rides seeks to create rides that are customized to the group.  We are happy to take out an individual or your group of up to six riders.  Our staff are both experienced and trained to fit each rider to the horse and suggest the most appropriate trail that suits your group’s time limit and experience level.  Our trail rides are suitable for ages 10+.  Our horses can accommodate up to 250 lbs and 6’6” height.  We offer both English and Western seats to accommodate the preference of the riders.

All offerings can include shuttle transportation to and from the Daufuskie Island Ferry Landing, about 1.5 miles from our barn.

Daufuskie Island Trail Ride Offerings

Oceanfront Beach Ride

Oceanfront Horseback Ride

Available April – September
A 1.5-hour ride through the historic Melrose Plantation and along the oceanfront. Enjoy sweeping views of the Atlantic from your saddle. Please note that riding in the sand is limited because of sea turtle nesting season.

Horseback ride on the beach

Beach Horseback Ride

Available October – March
A one to three-hour ride designed to accommodate all levels of riders from beginners to advanced. This horseback riding experience starts with a 15-minute walk from the stable to our private beach where we’ll then ride along the Atlantic Ocean often seeing dolphin and various birds along the way.


Sunset Horseback Ride

Call 843.384.4510 for pricing and availability.
Enjoy an afternoon/evening ride along the beach with our experienced guides.


Historic Ride

Follow the history on horseback throughout Daufuskie Island by visiting our unmatched sites. The First African Baptist School, the historic school house where famed author Pat Conroy taught, and many other unforgettable sites during this one to three-hour session.


Custom Ride

Work with our team to create a distinct experience for yourself or a small group. We can do everything from romantic couples trail ride to small group team building exercises.