The state of the oldest pretzel bakeries, Pennsylvania also offers over 900 miles of horse-friendly park trails! If you want to board your horse here, you can expect a stall board with turnout and pasture board with run-in shelters, possibly with indoor arenas for winter riding.
The terrain is mountainous, most of the state is a series of rolling hills, plateaus and ridges, punctuated by valleys. Over 50% of the land is still covered by forest land. You can expect warm humid summers and cold winters with an average of 23" of snow and 41" of rainfall. There are three venomous snakes here, the Northern Copperhead, Timber Rattlesnake and Eastern Massasauga and you may see a black bear or elusive cougar. Pasture forages will contain some tall fescue, meadow grass, bent grass, reed canary grass, ryegrass, orchard grass, ladino clover, Kentucky bluegrass and others. If you want to board your horse here you can expect stall board with turn out and pasture board with run-in shelters and hopefully indoor arena for winter riding.