THE BEST OF TEXAS HILL COUNTRY HORSEBACK RIDING IN BANDERA, TEXAS
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...FEATURING PRIVATE & PERSONALIZED...
TRAILRIDES IN THE BANDERA, TEXAS HILL COUNTRY, TAILORED TO SUIT YOUR OWN HORSEBACK RIDING ABILITIES. MOUNTAIN CLIMB YOUR HORSE FOR MAJESTIC BANDERA HILL COUNTRY VIEWS...SPLASH ACROSS REFRESHING CREEKS...FOR A PIONEER TASTE OF THE REAL WEST, ALLOW YOUR WRANGLER TO LEAD YOU OFF OUR TRAILS TO EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITY OF NEW, UNTRODDEN PATHS...MARVEL AT THE "BAR M" RANCH'S ABUNDANCE OF EXOTIC WILDLIFE...REVEL IN THE WRANGLER'S LORE OF DAYS GONE PAST, AND THEN, JUST RELAX!! THE "BAR M" RANCH, LOCATED JUST 2 AND 1/2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BANDERA ON RANCH ROAD 1077, OFFERS PRIVATE AND PERSONALIZED HORSEBACK RIDES WITH PASTURE, WOODS, CREEKS AND HILLTOP TRAILS...ESSENTIALLY A TASTE OF ALL THE TERRAIN THAT THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY HAS TO OFFER HOUR & A HALF, TWO HOUR, TWO AND A HALF HOUR AND THREE HOUR PRIVATE HORSEBACK RIDES WITH HORSES FOR ALL EXPERIENCE LEVELS
$35/PERSON/HOUR + 6.75% SALES TAX
We specialize in unique Hill Country trailrides on private lands where you'll see no other humans or constant signs of modern civilization. Our trails offer all the terrain the Texas Hill Country has to offer and are mapped to delight you with constantly changing scenery. Ride where major Indian encampments once graced our creeks and hills and left us with their gifts of ancient civilizations. Leave the fast-paced hustle of today's society behind you and experience the lore of times long past.
No other ranch in our area duplicates what the Bar M has to offer, although they continuously try. Our private rides are just that...only YOUR group and no others! And because we cater to small groups, we have the time, and willingness, to focus on you. For a personalized account of a rider's experience on the trails at the Bar M, click here to take you to their own website. You'll find a link there to return you back to this website 220lb WEIGHT LIMIT + HEIGHT TO WEIGHT RATIO
SUITABLE FOR AGES 12 AND UP
ALL RIDES PROFESSIONALLY GUIDED BY EXPERIENCED WRANGLERS WE ALLOW "HANDS ON" HORSE HANDLING BY PREARRANGEMENT
DAY RIDERS TAKEN ACCORDING TO OUR AVAILABILITY
RANCH GUESTS RECEIVE FIRST PRIORITY ON ALL RIDES
WE LIMIT OUR RIDES TO SMALL GROUPS OF ONE TO THREE RIDERS OUR HORSES HAVE PERSONALITY, ARE EXTREMELY WELL-TRAINED, MANNERLY AND TOTALLY RESPONSIVE TO YOUR DIRECTION. WE NOW FEATURE SOME GAITED HORSES FOR THE VERY SMOOTHEST OF RIDES ALL RIDERS ARE GIVEN FREE BASIC INSTRUCTION BEFORE LEAVING THE CORRALS (WE'LL WORK WITH YOU AS LONG AS NECESSARY) AND WE'LL CONTINUE TO COACH YOU THROUGHOUT YOUR RIDE.
WE PRACTICE HORSE AND RIDER INTRODUCTION AND INTERACTION BEFORE AND AFTER ALL RIDES
HORSE TREATS AND HUGS ARE AN IMPORTANT PART OF OUR PROGRAM
Hour and a Half . ..$52.50/Person + $3.54 sales tax = $56.04/Person
Features pastures with hill views, one mile of creek and wooded trails
Features pastures with hill views, creek and wooded trails, and up into the hills
Two and a Half . $87.50/ Person + $5.91 sales tax = $93.41/Person
Features pastures with hill views, two creeks, numerous wooded trails, and up into the hills
Three Hour.. .$105.00/Person + $7.09 sales tax = $112.08/Person
Features pastures with hill views, two creeks, numerous wooded trails, and up into the hills. Includes an area with beautiful rock formations common to the Hill Country but not commonly seen
PHYSICAL GUIDELINES FOR ALL RIDERS
Rider weight is limited to a maximum of 220lbs and for individuals from 175 to 220lbs, the rider's weight needs to be in proportion to their height. We limit rider's over 175lbs to one per group. All riders must be in good physical condition and be capable of mounting/dismounting a horse without the use of a block in the event we do any dismounting while on the trail.
We reserve the right to reduce the length of a ride if we feel a group is not capable of handling a trail they reserved for or if weather conditions are adverse for a particular trail. In the event that we must do so, the riding rates will be adjusted accordingly.
All of our rides are private--that means only your group--and are guided by professional, experienced wranglers. Safety is our utmost priority so therefore we pace each group according to the experience and capabilities of the LEAST experienced rider. Basic instruction is given free prior to departing our corrals and we won't head onto the trails until we feel comfortable that each and every rider understands the fundamentals of riding our horses. The time taken for basic instruction is not a part of the time you reserved to ride so please take that into consideration if you are on a schedule. All rides are weather permitting and reservations are necessary in advance. You don't have to stay at the Bar M in order to ride, however our ranch guests are given first priority on horseback riding availabilities.
WITH ALL RESERVATIONS OR INQUIRIES, WE NEED EACH RIDER'S AGE, HEIGHT, EXACT WEIGHT AND AN ELABORATION OF YOUR RIDING EXPERIENCE SO THAT WE MAY SELECT A HORSE WE FEEL MOST SUITABLE TO YOUR SIZE AND EXPERIENCE LEVEL. EACH HORSE IS ASSIGNED A MAXIMUM WEIGHT THAT IT CAN COMFORTABLY & SAFELY CARRY SO IT IS NECESSARY THAT YOU ARE HONEST ABOUT YOUR WEIGHT.
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