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Horsing around Windham NY

Horsing around Windham NY

Windham NY doesn’t usually strike people as a fun, animal-filled place. However, when you book your stay with us at Albergo Allegria, you’ll find we have some exotic neighbors! As you plan a day out at the Bailiwick Animal Park & Riding Stables, you’ll find something for everyone!

Bailiwick Animal Park & Riding Stables

Windham NYBailiwick Ranch, in Windham NY, started as a summer horseback riding business in 1963. Maria and Alfred Koschitzki’s legacy lives on as “Bailiwick Animal Park & Riding Stables” owned & operated by Maria & Alfred’s son Garry. During your visit at the to Bailiwick Animal Park & Riding Stables, you will get a chance to hand-feed the rescue animals, including their bear!  From Oliver, the baby Kangaroo, or carrot-feeding the lemurs and of course meeting the tigers. Unlike mainstream zoos, this family-owned zoo lets you pet and feed the animals making it a unique experience for the whole family!

Horseback Riding

If you’re looking to go trail riding during your stay in Windham NY, join the Catskill Equestrian Center for scenic mountain trail rides, pony rides and riding lessons. An experienced and friendly guide leads all their trail rides. They provide horses for every level of rider, with particular attention to beginners. They are here to help you have the best ride around our beautiful Windham NY. Catskill Equestrian Center is Bailiwick’s premier riding academy, located on the same property. It is the oldest established stable in the Catskills, and they offer year-round boarding, lessons, training, summer riding camps, clinics, shows and more.

You can learn about safety instruction to ride English or Western, for both children and adults on safe and well-mannered horses we also offer ASTM/SEI helmets at no additional charge. Lessons are personalized to meet each riders’ needs. Our lessons and rides are priced to fit your schedule and budget. All riders must wear long pants and heeled-boots to ride. They ask you to arrive ten to fifteen minutes early to help tackle your mount before starting the lesson. 

Windham NY Hotels

After a day of feeding the cutest animals, you’ve undoubtedly worked out an appetite of your own. Join us at Albergo Allegria for a scrumptious Saturday tea time in the kitchen or share some cookies from our bottomless cookie jar! Either way, you’ll fall in love with Windham NY after your stay with us!

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