Dead Broke Farm

Raleigh

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In a Nutshell

During group or private setting, riders navigate rolling terrain of farm’s wooded trails; hand-led rides delight youngsters 2 and older

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5/person, may buy 5 add'l as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. Must sign waiver. Must be 2-8 for hand-led rides. Must be 6 or older to ride alone. 450lb weight max. Advance notice required for riders over 200lbs; Extra $10 fee applies for those 200lbs or more. Must sign waiver. Not valid for groups of 7+. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid with other offers. Not valid the weekend before or after Valentines Day and the week of 4/1/13-4/5/13. Not valid until 10/15. Not valid for existing reservations. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Horses require human guidance to keep from brushing against barbed wire, eating poisonous rocks, and galloping triumphantly into the ocean. Take the reins with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $20 for a 30-minute hand-led horse ride on a miniature wooded trail, for youngsters 2 years old and older (a $40 value)
  • $30 for a one-hour group trail ride on trails accessible to all skill levels (a $60 value)
  • $49 for a one-hour private trail ride, on terrain tailored to the rider’s skill level (a $110 value)
  • $85 for the above private ride for two (a $170 value) <p>

Dead Broke Farm

Dead Broke Farm’s name derives not only from the cost of owning horses, but also from the terminology for teaching a horse to wear a saddle—known in the industry as “breaking a horse to ride.” Trainers stable “dead broke,” or thoroughly saddle-trained, horses, alongside more spirited animals on the 112-acre farm. They also house steeds saved through their horse-rescue program, with more than 70 of their mounts avoiding fates in slaughterhouses and other undesirable ends since 2004.

Horses show off their trotting chops during farm trail rides, carrying riders on explorations of the rolling hills and whispering creeks scattered across more than 10 miles of bridle trails cut through woods populated by deer, cranes, and other wildlife. Private rides allow for more personalized routes and can incorporate stops at scenic ponds for proposals or more challenging terrain for advanced riders. Instructors also schedule horseback-riding lessons, teaching balance through rides over undulating terrain rather than through exercises such as riding a horse that is riding a seesaw.

Dead Broke Farm

Dead Broke Farm's name derives not only from the cost of owning horses, but also from the terminology for teaching a horse to wear a saddle—known in the industry as “breaking a horse to ride.” Trainers stable “dead broke,” or thoroughly saddle-trained, horses, alongside more spirited animals on the 110-acre farm. They also house steeds saved through their horse-rescue program, with more than 70 of their mounts avoiding fates in slaughterhouses and other undesirable ends since 2004.

Horses show off their trotting chops during farm trail rides, carrying riders on explorations of the rolling hills and whispering creeks scattered across more than 10 miles of bridle trails cut through woods populated by deer, cranes, and other wildlife. Private rides allow for more personalized routes and can incorporate stops at scenic ponds for proposals or more challenging terrain for advanced riders. Instructors also schedule horseback-riding lessons, teaching balance through rides over undulating terrain rather than through exercises such as riding a horse that is riding a seesaw.

Customer Reviews

Wonderful experience! My kids and I had the best time
Amy I. · April 16, 2013
Everyone is great and goes out of there way to make it a fun experience
CYNTHIA P. · April 4, 2013
Awesome experience, friendly staff, great horses..!!
Sejal V. · January 3, 2013

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