Equestrian Escape

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Somerset County, NJ
Somerville, NJ


Somerset County, NJ has a long history of equestrian sports which plays an important role in the preservation of its open space, and dates as far back as the Revolutionary War. Now YOU and a guest can experience this beautiful historic area on horseback!
Arrive on a Sunday or a Thursday for a mini-staycation at the historic Olde Mill Inn, located in the scenic Somerset Hills region of Central New Jersey. Enjoy gracious accommodations, fine food and an equestrian experience at the Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge.
You may also choose to explore the Environmental Center next to the stables or the U.S. Equestrian Team Headquarters on your own in neighboring Gladstone for a free weekday tour of the facility where the U.S. Olympic Equestrian Team trains. Shuttle Transportation from NJ Transit stop and to and from the Lord Stirling Stable will be provided by the Olde Mill Inn. Transportation to other attractions not included.
Call 1-800-585-4461 to book today!

Package Includes:


  • 1 Night Deluxe Hotel Accommodations for 2 at the Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge, NJ*
  • Complimentary Early Check-in • $100 Gift Card towards Lunch or Dinner at the historic Grain House Restaurant (also located on the estate of the Olde Mill Inn)
  • Afternoon Horseback Riding Lesson and a Trail Ride on Horseback for 2 at the Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge (in the event of rain, a 1-hour indoor riding lesson and horseback activity will be provided)**
  • Riding Helmets and Boots provided at the Stirling Stable for those who don't ride regularly

*CONDITIONS: Package cost: $335 for two persons, double occupancy. This cost includes accommodations, Occupancy Tax & New Jersey State Sales Tax, Early Check in, a $100 credit towards lunch or dinner at the Grain House Restaurant, and an afternoon horseback riding lesson and trail ride for two people. Restaurant gratuities are not included. Room reservations and early check in are subject to availability.


Reservations must be confirmed a minimum of one week in advance. Horseback lesson & trail ride must be reserved at the time that hotel reservation is confirmed and the Olde Mill Inn will handle the lesson & ride reservations.


** Each participant will be asked to sign a routine release & waiver at the Stirling Stables. Horseback lesson & ride are not available to children under nine years of age, and the stable currently has rider weight restriction of 200 lbs. Extra hotel nights may be reserved at $99/night plus taxes, subject to availability. This special package is available September - November, 2012 and April - June, 2013. Must be used before 7/1/2013.