Horsin' Around in Cattaraugus County

Horses in Cattaraugus County

Learn more about the areas history at any of the following museums.

At one time, Cattaraugus County was a hub for cutlery creation in the United States.

Con-Lin Ranch

Machias, NY 14101
Phone: 716-676-2689

Crosspatch Horse Ranch

Photo of Jim leading a trail ride

Welcome to The Crosspatch!

This is a family owned and operated  working horse ranch with an emphasis on helping people fulfill dreams. They have been in the horse business for over forty years.

They are now taking reservations for the upcoming Crosspatch Chuckwagon Suppers and other key events, take a look at their website for more information.

Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: 716-938-6313

D & A Performance Horses

D & A Performance Horses offers horse boarding, has camper spots, riding/driving lessons,  has an indoor riding arena, has horse sales and holds educational seminars.

Franklinville, NY 14737
Phone: 716-462-3398

Dunham Sport Horses

Summer Camp

Virgil and Sheila own and operate Dunham Sport Horses, a 101 acre farm located in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County in Southwestern New York State. They are a full service show barn. Raising babies is one of the many joys that is enjoyed by everyone at the barn.

Little Valley, NY 14755
Phone: 716-938-6279

Dusty Lane Stables

Franklinville, NY 14737
Phone: 716-676-3407

Dutch Dressage Stables


Annet Taapken established Dutch Dressage Stables in 2005.

Dutch Dressage Stables offers nothing but the highest quality effort, and is a stable that realizes that each client deserves to be fully content with the final outcome through instruction, training and the sale of quality dressage horses.

Little Valley, NY 14755
Phone: 716-938-6606

Enchanted Oaks Equestrian Center

Horses at Enchanted Oaks Ranch

Enchanted Oaks is a total training facility that includes boarding, training, showing and lessons.  They  offer complete preparation, show or trail riding, for horse and rider from beginner to advanced.

Leon, NY 14751
Phone: 716-640-1133


Equinox Flyer

A new boarding and lesson barn geared to those with a social, horse loving attitude.

Little Valley, NY 14755
Phone: 716-307-2380 or 307-3898

Golden Stride Walker Ranch

Golden Stride Walker Ranch

Breeders of Tennessee Walking Horses, miniature donkeys, and llamas. 

Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone: 716-699-2399 or 699-2288

Kinship with Horses

Cattaraugus, NY 14719
Phone: 716-982-5180

Little Valley Rider's Club

Little Valley Rider's grounds

The Little Valley Riders Club was started in 1952 and the families who started it are still there keeping it going.

Little Valley, NY 14755
Phone: 716-938-9260 or 938-6313

Manor House B & B

Relax in front of the fireplace

Built in the 1850's, this Historic Homestead is secluded in stately pines on a 130 acre Horse farm. Numerous porches and decks provide relaxing areas to follow the sun and enjoy beautiful sunsets or star gaze. The peaceful atmosphere is interrupted only by the wind in the pines, frogs in the pond and the thunder of horses running in the night!

Little Valley, NY 14755
Phone: 716-938-6315

Nature's Pathways


Natural Products for Man & Beast

Cattaraugus, NY 14719
Phone: 716-257-3945

North Star Farm & Riding Academy

horse at North Star Farm & Riding Acaademy

Now you can learn to ride proficiently under a careful eye that will watch you and the horse interact. Every person and horse are different and no single "method" works the same every time.

Learn on your own horse or use one of their lesson horses. Instruction is given in their indoor training facility where you will receive instruction in a safe, quiet and private manner.

Perrysburg, NY 14129
Phone: 716-532-5050

Painted Stone Ranch

Great Valley, NY 14741
Phone: 716-945-2830

Point Break Farm Friesians

Friesian at Point Break Farm

Point Break Farm Friesians offers riding/driving lessons, horse training, horse sales and  educational seminars.

Make an appointment to see these magnificent animals!

Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone: 716-353-1794

Rosebud Stables

Rosebud Stables

Rosebud Equestrian Adventures

Arcade, NY 14009
Phone: 716-492-1420

Sliding B Stable

Machias, NY 14101
Phone: 716-676-3116

Valley Equine Center

Equine Chiropractor

Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-372-7548

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2015It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Largest Covered Aviaries in the World

2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.

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