What You'll Get
Horses are some of the most perceptive animals, as evidenced by the saying, You can lead a horse to water, but you can't explain his intimate knowledge of your childhood fears. Tap into equine insight with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $69 for a horseback trail ride for two (a $150 value)
- $139 for a horseback trail ride for up to five (up to a $375 value)
After a mini lesson to establish comfort in the saddle, groups depart from the barn for a scenic 90- to 120-minute ride through the desert that surrounds the facility. Riders are invited to arrive up to 45 minutes early to meet the staff and learn how to groom the horse.
- $99 for a 90-minute cattle workshop for two (a $250 value)
Cattle workshops teach groups of up to 10 riders how to work cattle as both an individual and in a team, including the disciplines of team penning, ranch sorting, and cutting. All equipment is provided, though riders should wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jan 3, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required 48hrs in advance; subject to availability. Must be 9 or older for cattle workshop and 7 or older for trail ride options. 15 and under must be accompanied by guardian. Must sign waiver. Must wear long jeans and riding boots, sneakers, or close toed shoes. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Way Out West Ranch
The experienced horsewomen behind Way Out West Ranch host equine activities that range from riding lessons and trail rides to jumping and cattle work. The facility's location affords it easy access to miles of scenic desert trails, which groups can explore from a saddled vantage point. Riders steer well-trained and responsive horses, never having to worry that the steed will buck at the sight of a lizard or shirk its responsibilities to run off and build sand castles. Riders who'd like to brush up on their technique can also enlist the on-staff farm hands for instruction in the disciplines of Western, English, and Jumping.