What You'll Get
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 to Seaton Hackney Stables in Morristown. Choose from the following options:
- For $39, you get a guided horseback trail ride or private lesson for one (an $80 value).
- For $69, you get a guided horseback trail ride or private lesson for two (a $160 value).
- For $129, you get a guided horseback trail ride or private lesson for four (a $320 value).
Situated beside the verdant riding trails of Loantaka Brook Reservation, Seaton Hackney Stables facilitates equestrian excursions with a lineup of endearing horses and miles of scenic paths. After mounting a trusty steed and equipping the ceremonial Viking helmet, riders set out for an hour of adventure along the 5 miles of tree-lined trails that traverse the 570-acre park. In groups of two or four, riding buddies revel in the surrounding scenery and pose for snapshots, and solo riders are free to regale their steeds with favorite lines from The Horse Whisperer. Veteran trail guides accompany each ride, punctuating the clop of hooves with historical factoids and other informative asides.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Sep 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person, may buy 2 add'l as gifts. Limit 1/visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation req; subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice req. Must sign waiver. New customers only. Subject to weather; call 30min in advance for poor weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Seaton Hackney County Stables
Miles of trails snake through the verdant woods surrounding Seaton Hackney County Stables, whose mission is to help young people and adults overcome their struggles through horseback raiding. It's an ideal setting for riders to amble peacefully on horseback or to showcase the skills learned from the full-service facility’s multiple levels of classes. A staff of seasoned equestrians imparts English- and Western-style horsemanship techniques during frequent camps and lessons, introducing pupils of all ages to Seaton's stable of more than 35 resident horses. The staff also shepherds guests on guided trail rides through those idyllic woods or leads offsite excursions to explore area parks.