Massachusetts offers about 150 miles of horse-friendly trails across the state. You can expect mainly a humid continental climate, with warm summers and cold, snowy winters. Expect stalls at full board stables and indoor or covered arenas for the snowy wintertime riding.
Riding terrain varies on your location; east is mostly flat with low hills, small lakes, streams and rivers. As you go west the land rises into wooded, rolling hills and far west, the Appalachian Mountains. Pasture forage will contain Birds foot Trefoil, Clover, Bromegrass, Orchard grass, Fescue or Kentucky Bluegrass. In the mountains you may see a moose or black bear and there are no venomous snakes here.