Mounted police opt for equine transportation so they don’t have to deal with the squad car’s wailing thirst for gas and justice. Avoid similar automotive appetites with today’s Groupon: for $45, you get a couples horseback-riding package at Clear Horizon Horse Ranch in Seguin (a $107 value). The package includes:
- Two-hour guided trail ride for two (a $100 value)
- Box of chocolates (a $7 value)<p>
Clear Horizon’s experienced trail-treaders lead equine enthusiasts of all experience levels on relaxed two-hour horseback tours. On a bluff overlooking the city of Seguin, riders lope around 14 acres of tranquil bush, ponds and pastures, experiencing panoramic views and calming scenery. Clear Horizon houses a variety of trusty steeds, outfitting each rider with a compatible, easygoing palomino pony or a mysterious undercover unicorn. All bronco buffs are sent home with a tasty box of chocolates, helping smooth over relations with jealous segways.
Horses and riders both find tranquility on Blackrose Stables’ 100-acre grounds, where professional instructors host riding lessons and guided trail hikes. The caring staff tends to boarded horses’ every desire with daily attention, fresh hay, and movie screens playing Seabiscuit on a constant loop. With assistance from the nonprofit Blackrose Equine Rehabilitation and Riding Facility, the staff also nurses injured horses back to health through equine massage, chiropractic care, and other services.