Field trips to the stable are an exciting and educational introduction to the world of horses, horse keeping, riding, and equestrian sport.
Sunset Trails Stables offers field trips opportunities for any number of organizations including day care facilities, elementary and home schools, girl scouts & boy scouts, church youth groups and many others. Give us a call and book your event today!
FIELD TRIPS INCLUDE
- How to be safe around horses and other farm animals
- Horse behavior and anatomy
- Horse breeds and colors
- Horse sports
- Horse keeping- diet, health, care, etc.
- A hands-on grooming station
- A tack-up demonstration
A short ride (optional) during which participants will learn:
- How to mount and dismount
- How to stop, go forward and steer
- Proper riding position
- Safety while riding
- Horses themed games
- Access to the picnic area and playground
Field trips are available all days of the week and include two hours of instruction from our staff. Access to the picnic area is available before and after the field trip. Visitors are encouraged to bring lunch and/or snacks. We can accommodate groups ranging from 10 to 60 participants. Children age four and up can participate in our field trips.
The cost is $10 per person for two-hour field trips that include horseback riding. Two-hour field trips that do not include horseback riding are $7 per person. Prices are for children and adults regardless of age. We are flexible, longer field trips can be accommodated.
An indoor facility is available; field trips will be held rain or shine. All field trip participants are required to have a release form signed by their parent or guardian prior to the day of the field trip. Release forms can be picked up at the Sunset Trails Stables office or printed online. Safety is always a top priority. Riding helmets will be provided. Closed toed shoes are required. Everyone is encouraged to bring a water bottle and apply sunscreen.
To register or for questions, please contact Sunset Trails Stables at (816) 554-7699 or firstname.lastname@example.org.