Located in Chickamauga, GA, Freedom Performance Horses services all of Northwest Georgia and Southeast Tennessee. We are proud of our reputation as a local Southern family providing safe and dependable equine activities for our customers and their valued and beloved horses since 2004. Our two Owner/Trainers are experienced horsemen and women who are professional farm managers, trainers, and showers who love and care about horses. The well-being and safety of our customer's and their horses always come first at Freedom Performance Horses. You can relax knowing that we will provide the utmost care and concern for you and your horse while he/she is in our care. Whether you are passionate about equine or just want a little peace and quiet you are invited to come rock beside our barn and experience a tranquility that can't be explained only experienced!
We offer instructional trail rides and lesson for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riding students. We evaluate your skill level and try to match you to the horse most suitable for your level of riding. We also determine the style of riding you would prefer, as well as the size and make of saddle (English saddleseat, huntseat, bareback or western stockseat) you will be most happy and comfortable with. Of course, you are more then welcome to bring your own horse and tack if you would prefer!
We offer group or private lessons/trail rides for people of ALL ages! We have taken as young as 3 and as old as 74 out! You DO NOT need to own a horse to participate in our lesson program or trail rides - We have various horses available for our clients. But you are welcome to bring your own horse if you wish.
TRAIL RIDING: We offer six separate trails for our clients to choose from:
~The red trail is at the Chickamauga Battlefield and takes about 3-3.5 hours to complete at a walking speed.
~The white trail is at the Chickamauga Battlefield and takes about 2 hours to complete at walking speed and is well suited for people who are new to riding, or just would like to see the sites in the Battlefield.
~The blue trail consists of a quarter of the red trail, then continuing on a circle loop trail inside the Chickamauga Battlefield. This trail is best suited for people who just wish to enjoy some time on a horse, nothing too serious, just fun. The trail last for 1 hour.
~The Pigeon Mtn trail is at Pigeon Mtn in Lafayette, Ga. It is a 19 mile trail ride! It consist of going up a mountain, across the top and down the other side back to the trailer. This trail would be best suited for intermediate to advanced riders who want an all day riding experience!
~The Cloudland Canyon trail is on top of Lookout Mountain. It starts at the Ascalon Trailhead and travels all the way to the Nickajack Trailhead. This trail can take several between 5 to 6 hours to complete.
~The Dry Creek trail is located in Villanow, Ga. Riders will cross several creeks and go through thick forest during this trail ride. Very pretty scenery and the ride usually last about 4 to 5 hours.
You will be charged a flat rate based on which trail you pick regardless of the time length of your ride. Small children can ride double with their parents for $5 less than the regular fee. If no other reservations are booked behind you, you may often ride longer with no additional charges. Participants can choose to meet Steve and I at the selected trailhead, or they can meet at our farm and ride with us to the trailhead.
Blue Trail - $30 per person
White Trail - $40 per person
Red Trail - $50 per person
Pigeon Mtn - $100 per person
Cloudland Canyon - $75 per person
Dry Creek - $75 per person
HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS: $35 per hour or you can buy 10 lessons at a time for $300. (Saving you $50 over the course of the ten lessons). Lessons can be scheduled one or two per week, or you can do all ten consecutively. If no other lessons are scheduled behind yours, you may often ride longer with no additional charges.
You are welcome to call for details or further questions. Feel free to call/text Charlye at (706) 934-8622.
Is it your birthday!?! Let us know!! We offer pony parties or horse birthday parties!
We are open daily 7 days a week year around -- even holidays!! Please call with the day you wish to ride and we will get you set up! Usually, same day rides can be scheduled IF we have enough notice to get the horses ready and/or there are no other riding activities scheduled at the same time.
We do travel to people's farms/homes to give riding lessons or horse training. Additional charges will apply unless you live inside a 15 mile (round trip) radius of our business location.
NOTE: We do offer a professional photographer! Jody's Heart Photography is available any day of the week for photos with the horses, either during a trail ride or just for fun! Most packages start at $35 for a CD with all pictures. Additional charges do apply for printed photos and frames.
Please contact: Jody Ryon at (423) 400-1920 for additional information.
Charlye - 706.934.8622
Steven - 423.987.5537
Visit us on the web at www. freedomperformancehorses .net Trainer: Charlye Miller
Rate: $100/Month , Number of Stalls: 3
9000 acres inside the Chickamauga National Military Park
Horseback Riding, Riding Lessons, Riding Clinics, Has a Riding Arena