Welcome To Amelia Island Horse Beach Rides

Unique Experience

Ride miles of beautiful sun soaked white sandy beaches of historic Amelia Island Florida on the Original Plantation Horse – the Tennessee Walking Horse.


All our horses are registered Tennessee Walking Horses that perform the original gait. Most Tennessee Walking Horses today have lost the ability to do this gait because of a concentration on breeding for the showgait (otherwise known as a rack or singlefoot). Here at Happy Trails Walking Horses, we breed for the original running walk, for conformation, and for a calm disposition. Come ride in comfort on our gorgeous Plantation Horses while experiencing the Cadillac of Rides. Why bounce in a trot when you can glide in the running walk!

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Thinking of celebrating that special anniversary? Or perhaps a celebrate a special date, come celebrate with us.


Experience the joy of riding horses with that special someone.


Enjoy the beautiful sandy beach of Amelia Island. This truly is an experience of a lifetime. Book your tour today!


13 miles of stunning beaches, native wildlife and unforgetable waters. Named after the daughter of George II of Great Britain, Amelia Island is the destination for visitors and residents alike.

Allen Hurns

This is a great way to have a fun family outing. Pictured with me here is the family of #88 Allen Hurns of the Jacksonville Jaguars, his mom Erica Wilson, brother Daryl on my right, and other family. We have had a number of retired Super Bowl players over the years.
The way the Jaguars improved this year I expect they’ll be in the Super Bowl in February 2019!

Family of #88 Allen Hurns

Our Location

Directions to the 1 hour beach ride at Peter's Point:

Directions from I-95: Take A1A or 200 East over the bridge and onto Amelia Island. At the first light go right onto Amelia Island Parkway for 5-10 minutes. At the next light turn left onto S. Fletcher Avenue and then your first right onto Peter’s Point Road. This takes you to a parking lot look for a horse trailer with orange signs saying, “Wanna Beach Ride?” Ask for Happy Trails.

For GPS please use: 1974 Peters Point Road, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.

Directions to the 3 hour trail ride at Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park: For the GPS use this address-13802 Pumpkin Hill Road, Jacksonville, FL 32226. Please do not allow your GPS to take you to the west side of the park where you will only find a locked gate. Be sure to turn onto Pumpkin Hill Road which is on the east side of the park.

From Hwy 17 take the New Berlin Road east which turns into Cedar Point Road and shortly thereafter you turn left onto Pumpkin Hill Road. Go past the turnoff to the ranger station and you’ll see another left going to the horse trailer parking area. Meet us there about 15 minutes before the 9am ride.

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