Shangrila Guest Ranch

  • The Shangrila Guest Ranch offers comfortable lodging, quality horses and beautiful trails no matter the season. The farm experience is an excellent opportunity for quality time with family and friends. All inclusive horseback riding vacations packages are available upon request.

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All Inclusive guest ranch with owners and staff committed to giving personalized attention and an ultimate riding experience. Let our quality horses guide you on our expansive trail network on thousands of acres in the rolling countryside. These trails are ideal for any level of rider.

One section of the ride may be spent listening to the rustle of pine needles as your horse winds through tight turns, then you cross a creek, and suddenly you find the pines are replaced by maples, hickories, sumac and holy bushes; while thick ropes of vine drape across the trees. Your setting, once reminiscent of Narnia, now resembles a jungle.

Now, you are surrounded by black walnuts, huge crimson-hearted cedars, two-hundred year old red and white oaks. Beech tree branches crisscross over a wide trail, creating a canopy of leaves to shade you from the summer sun. Maybe its spring, and the dogwoods, azaleas and wild flowers are in bloom, creating a mosaic of white, pink, and purple shades. Fall, and you find a bevy of vivid colors to admire, bright yellows and greens, scorching reds and soft golds. These trails can be ridden almost year round due to the mild climate, allowing you to watch the seasons change on horseback.

We look forward to seeing you!




  • Address 3219 Cluster Springs Road South Boston, Virginia 24592
  • Phone 434-517-0888
  • Category Virginia
  • Location Virginia
  • Tags Airport Transportation, All-Levels, Beginner, cabins, Corporate Events, Experienced, Fishing, Golf, Hay Rides, Hiking, Honeymoon Package, Horseback Instruction, Horseback riding, Indoor Games, Intermediate, lodge, massages, Outdoor Games, Overnight Camp Outs, Swimming, Trail Rides


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Ranch Type / Accomodations :
•Guest Ranch •Lodge •Cabins
Western Experiences & Actvities:
•Bird Watching •Hay Rides •Horseback Instruction •Horseback Riding •Overnight Camp Outs •Trail Rides •Fishing •Golf •Hiking •Indoor Games •Outdoor Games •Swimming •Wildlife Viewing
Ranch Amenities:
•Airport Transportation •Gift Shop •Massages
Riding Skill Levels:
•Beginner •Intermediate •Experienced •All-Levels
•Corporate Events •Family Reunions •Honeymoon Pkgs
Operating Months:

Guest Comments:

“Thank you for such a memorable vacation for my grandparents, my husband, my two children and myself. At 79 years old, my grandfather thought he would never ride a horse again. You gave him three days he never expected and will never forget. For him to be able to ride with his granddaughter again and with his great-grandchildren was one of those “never to be forgotten” memories for him – and I hope my girls will never forget it either. Thanks for all his new stories to be told..” – Jennifer L. – Martinsville, VA

“What an experience! My children did not even notice the lack of television or X-box. During the trail ride, my 6 year old kept telling me how beautiful it was. Then he said something I’ll never forget -”mom, this is a thing to keep in my mind forever!” Wow. By far the best vacation ever!” – Lance, Lisa, Eric & Ethan

“This has been the most relaxing anniversary for my wife and I. I am grateful for the warm welcoming atmosphere you have provided for us. The dinners and campfire time made me remember the good ol’ days. The trail rides were the best!” – Chata & Maria

“Thank you all for a fabulous four days in paradise! I’ve had the best time ever. I was both excited and terrified at the thought of riding as a complete novice (aged 74) but your kindness and patience allowed me to realise a dream. The food, hospitality and time to chat and learn about the area was great. Once again, many thanks to you all.” – Jean P. – UK