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One, Three, or Five Adult or Children's Private Horseback-Riding Lessons at Castle Rock Arabians (Up to 63% Off)

Walnut Creek

89% of 245 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

CHA-certified instructors impart essential riding skills to students mounted on ponies or horses at a ranch in the Mount Diablo foothills

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required two weeks in advance; subject to weather conditions. Must sign waiver. Must be 4 or older. 200lb weight max. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Before man learned to ride horses, Western films ended with cowboys jogging into the sunset. Saddle up with this Groupon.

Choose from Six Options

  • $39 for one one-hour private horseback-riding lesson (an $80 value)
  • $99 for three one-hour private horseback-riding lessons (a $240 value)
  • $149 for five one-hour private horseback-riding lessons (up to a $400 value)
  • $25 for one half-hour Tiny Rider horseback-riding lesson for kids aged 2–5 (a $50 value)
  • $69 for three half-hour Tiny Rider horseback-riding lessons for kids aged 2–5 (a $150 value)
  • $99 for five half-hour Tiny Rider horseback-riding lessons for kids aged 2–5 (a $250 value)

Though Castle Rock Arabians sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.

Castle Rock Arabians

On the winding dirt trails that snake through Mount Diablo’s nearly untouched terrain, the sound of cars disappears, and riders can imagine they have been transported back to the 18th century. Nestled in the mountain’s foothills, a 20-stall horse ranch and equestrian center teaches fledgling equestrians the art of trotting down those trails. Arabians expert Nancy Dupont has spent more than four decades presiding over Castle Rock Arabians, where instructors boast accreditation with the Certified Horsemanship Association and many of them have claimed championship titles.

The center’s lessons welcome children as young as 2 to join a Tiny Riders program, whereas older pupils who have conquered the basics can learn advanced techniques, such as jumping through bank-vault walls. In addition to hosting classes and trail rides for students, the center organizes camps and hosts parties for birthday celebrants or pegasi celebrating the sprouting of their wings.


89% of 245 customers recommend

  • “Nice place to take horse back riding lessons. ”

  • “Dana was wonderful with my 4 year old granddaughter and gave her a wonderful horse experience.”

  • “My grandchildren, ages 5 & 3, really enjoyed it. It's much more than just a ride. The education on horse care was also valuable.”

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    Walnut Creek

    1350 Castle Rock Rd.

    Walnut Creek, California 94598

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