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Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 3 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 3 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

First, we will saddle up! Familiarize yourself with your horse and the tack as well as take in the sights and smells of the farm (which are much better than you may think!). Our horses want to get to know you as much as you would like to get to know them. If you are lucky, our barn cats - Loretta and Nyx - as well as our St. Bernards may come for a chat. Secondly, we will spend a bit of time in the arena to learn the seat and commands. This lets you become more comfortable with your horse. If any problems arise, I will address them in the ring to put your mind at ease. Lastly, we will take a leisurely ride around the 180 acre property. We generally see White-tailed Deer and turkey on these rides. If you are coming in the evening, you will be treated to a beautiful sunset with the mountains in the background. After we get back to the barn and give the horses a well deserved treat, come up to the house for a glass of sweet tea or coffee. Snacks will also be available. If you didn't meet them before, the St. Bernards will definitely visit you now. My horses can have riders up to 20% of their body weight. This is more accommodating with experience.
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Learn more about Maria

Maria

I have been showing, riding, training, and teaching about horses since I was quite young. I have been in 4H and placed regionally in horse judging and placed for nationals in the Paso Fino specific league. My family and I regularly complete trail rides upwards of 30 miles consecutively.

What's included

Drinks
Beverage of your choice after ride on the front porch
Equipment
Saddle, Bridle, Helmet

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Where you'll be

The barn - complete with horses, chickens, and our guardian St. Bernards. Chestuee Creek - the creek that borders our property

Availability

Save 20% when you book 2 weeks in advance. 

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Guests should be comfortable around big animals (dogs included).

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Horses are large animals with personalities just like humans. They are also just as smelly as they are wonderful. Be prepared to get dirty! Please message me beforehand to discuss directions.
Maria
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From $75/person