Providenciales has two small riding stables, each offering rides along the beautiful beaches of Providenciales. Located on the southeast side of the island near Long Bay Beach, Provo Ponies is the island’s oldest stable and offers both group and private rides. Caicos Corral is located near on the Bight Beach to the south of Grace Bay Beach and offers private excursions for up to four guests.
Horseback riding is a fun experience that the whole family can enjoy while on your tropical vacation.
The beaches in the Turks and Caicos offers an amazing setting for riding, with turquoise water and white sand, and both beginners and experienced equestrians will appreciate the routes.
Before rides, both stables give a quick introduction on equipment and safety, and offer guide-led ponies for small children.
The two stables on Providenciales are found on opposite sides of the islands, and the beach, sights and scenery differ a bit depending on which tour is takes. The routes used are generally on level terrain with little change in elevation.
The lightly-developed Long Bay Beach is located on the shallow Caicos Banks region of Providenciales, which displays a dazzling hue of turquoise. The coast is one of the top kiteboarding destinations in the Caribbean, so you’ll see some action on the water as well if the wind is blowing.
It's recommended that you wear long trousers and closed-toe shoes. Sandals should not be worn.
We highly advise booking your reservation well in advance of your visit to the Turks and Caicos, as both of the island’s stables are small and availability is limited. This is especially the case during the winter “ high season” months.
Cancelations within 24-48 hours before a scheduled ride may incur hefty fees. A 12% tourism tax may be additional to the advertised rates.
The initial part of the standard Provo Ponies ride is along quiet roads, and then along Long Bay Beach. Riding in the ocean is allowed, along with trotting and cantering if conditions allow.
Guided rides are offered twice daily, Monday to Friday, and both 60min and 90min rides are available. Reservations are required. Weight limits of about 200 pounds apply, and only one rider is allowed per horse. Minimum rider age of six. Helmets are required for children and are optional for adults, and are provided. Bookings can usually be made through your hotel concierge, or directly through Provo Ponies.
Due to a wider selection of horses and equipment, Provo Ponies is the better choice for those with younger children.
Caicos Corral is centrally located on the Bight Beach in the Turtle Cove area and offer private guided rides along the beach for up to four riders. Times and types of rides are flexable, so you can decide if you'd like to wade, canter, or just have a slow walk along the beach.
Average rides are about one and a half hours. Hotel and resort pickup is included. Reservations are required. Book in advance to ensure your trip as there's a limited number of horses.