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Our 60 minute private ride is a great option for honeymooners, couples or small groups who don't mind spending the extra $$$ to enjoy a more private experience. It's also a good option for advanced riders if they want to have more opportunitiy to trot and canter. Just make sure you book a ride close to low tide if you would like to canter. We don't canter on the beach at high tide because the footing is too soft and we don't want the horses to injure their tendons. A minumum of 2 riders is required for this adventure!!! Private ride guests will arrive at the stable at the same time as group riders; either 9:30am or 3:30pm (3pm during winter months), depending on what you choose. You will be put up on your horses first and head out before the group ride with your own guide. One of the main advantages of the private ride, is you don't have to wait for 12 people to be put up on their horses before you head you as you would in a group ride.
Upon arrival you will sign liability forms, get briefed on safety and given a quick lesson on your horse. Once all riders in your group are up on their horses you will head out along quiet roads and trails to the beautiful Long Bay Beach. Once there you will ride into the ocean (weather permitting) and along the beach for 30+ minutes before heading back. Your guide will ensure that you capture plenty of pictures if you bring a camera/smart phone. More experienced riders will be given the opportunity to canter on the beach, but only at low tide, so check the TIDE CHART. Beginner/Novice level riders are given the oportunity to trot their horses along the road to the beach and along the beach at low tide. This is NOT a nose to tail ride where riders are required to follow eachother. You will be encouraged to spread out and interact with your horse if you choose to. The most unique part of this ride is riding in the ocean. Our horses LOVE the water. When you get back to the barn you can give your horse a treat and a cuddle, maybe get yourself an original Provo Ponies Tee-shirt or hat before heading back to your hotel or Villa.
If you have any questions about our operation please read through our FAQ'S
A few things to consider.......
Groups with less than 6 people will have one guide. For the purpose of saftey, your guide will cater to the less experienced riders in your group. Therefore, if you have a group of less than 6 people with varying degrees of experience, you may want to book a group ride, NOT a private ride so that you have two guides.....that way the more experienced riders can go for a canter with one guide while the second guide stays back with the beginners.
PLEASE ALLOW 2-3 HOURS FOR THIS EXCURSION.
AGE REQUIREMENTS: We don't take children under age 7 unless they have had some lessons. Children must be accompanied on the ride by an adult. We will take children age 13 and up without a parent or guardian as long as liability forms are completed before the day of the ride. Helmets are required for anyone under 18.
WEIGHT LIMITS: We only have 4 horses that can carry up to 240 pounds, 3 who can carry up to 180 pounds, 4 who can carry up to 150 pounds, the rest can carry up to 130-140 pounds, but we have a few who have strict weight limits of 100 pounds. So please be honest about your weights when submitting an inquiry. 20 pounds makes a big difference on a horses' back. THANKS!!
WHAT TO BRING: sunscrene, hat, paymet method, cash for tips, medication (if necessary), camera.
WHAT TO WEAR: Lightweight long pants are recommended but not required. Closed toed shoes/reef runners or strapped on sandals are ok. Flip flops are not ideal as they can float off in the ocean. We have shoes and socks to lend out if you don't have your own. We also have fanny packs to lend you if you need to bring your camera or any othe belongings with you.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Once you submit an inquiry, we will email you and request a Visa or Mastercard number to secure your reservation. Your card will not be charged until the day of yoru ride. Our cancellation policy is if you cancel the day before the ride we charge 50%. If you cancel the day of the ride we charge full price. See our FAQ'S for cancellations due to weather.
Hours of operation: Mon - Fri 8:30-12:30 and 2:00-6:00
Cell phone: 1-649-241-6350