What better way to enjoy Hatteras Island than on horseback! Create memories that will last a lifetime while viewing the beautiful scenery around you. There are a few companies that offer Hatteras horseback riding. Below, we’ve provided all the information you need on how to enjoy this fun Outer Banks activity with your family.

Along with Hatteras horseback riding, there are so many exciting activities to enjoy in the Outer Banks. Download our free Vacation Guide for expert advice and information on the best restaurants, things to do, places to see, local events, and more. Start planning the ultimate Outer Banks vacation today!

Where to Enjoy Hatteras Horseback Riding

Hatteras Island is one of several barrier islands that make up the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The island is known for its famous lighthouse, excellent fishing, and surfing, as well as horseback riding! Here are the top three places you can enjoy a lazy horseback ride across the beach.

Hatteras Island Horseback Riding

Hatteras Island Horseback Riding offers unique and affordable horseback riding for all members of your family. This is the perfect, safe way to enjoy horseback riding for those with little prior experience. Guests of Hatteras Island Horseback Riding are pleased with the calm and friendly nature of the horses. The rides take place 100% on the beach along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Recreation Area. Enjoy plenty of sun, sand, and sounds of the ocean throughout your experience. In addition to daytime trips, Hatteras Island Horseback Riding also offers sunset and custom tours!

Equine Adventures

Equine Adventures offers horseback riding adventures that allow you to explore the many trails through the Maritime Forest on the Outer Banks. The route includes Buxton Woods, the North Carolina Coastal Reserve, and the National Park Service. Make your way through the peaceful forest before reaching the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Cape Point. This is one of the best places to enjoy a lighthouse horse ride! Make your way back with a ride along the beautiful beaches of Hatteras. Equine Adventures carefully matches each rider to a horse to ensure comfort and the safety of their guests. Their guided tours provide an excellent way to explore Hatteras!

Buxton Stables

Located in the heart of Hatteras Island, Buxton Stables offers a wide variety of horseback riding options for all types of guests. The friendly and professional owners of Buxton Stables have been working with horses for years and know how to provide a safe and fun horseback riding experience. Learn about the magnificent animals, take in stunning ocean views, and enjoy a relaxing ride along the beach.

Along with a day spent horseback riding on the beach, spend your time exploring one of the famous OBX lighthouses or learning about the fascinating Outer Banks history. If you’re interested in catching a glimpse of the free-roaming horses that have called the Outer Banks home for more than 400 years, visit our blog on how to see the wild horses in Corolla! These majestic creatures have been attracting visitors from far and wide for decades.

Complete Your Stay at Shoreline OBX

After exploring the beauty of Hatteras Island on horseback, make your way back to your cozy and welcoming Shoreline OBX vacation rental. If you’re traveling with your furry friend, check out the best pet-friendly vacation rentals! All of our properties feature cozy and spacious living areas, full kitchens with all the necessary amenities, easy beach access, and close proximity to the area’s best activities. We know you’ll enjoy your stay here!