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Horse Riding Trails Parker CO

Local resource for horse riding trails in Parker. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to horse trails, as well as advice and content on horseback riding, horse training, hiking, and nature trails.

SPIRIT OF PLACES
(303) 841-9002
6502 Windhollow Ct
Parker, CO
 
Complete Container Services
(303) 482-6800
P.O. Box 17888
Denver , CO
 
Gateway Freight Solutions, Inc
(303) 307-0002
14300 East 35th Place, #105
Aurora , CO
 
Joann Thompson
(303) 366-0486
3124 S. Parker Rd.
Aurora, CO
Agency
Worldwide Travel Specialists
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Antarctica/Arctic Region, Canada, Caribbean, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Meeting Planning / Events, Senior / Mature Adult, Spa / Fitness, Women's Travel
Website
www.worldwidetravelspecialists.com

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Richard Sattizahn
(303) 759-4600
1660 S Albion Ste 201
Denver, CO
Agency
RMA Travel & Tours, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
All Inclusive, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Travel, Group Vacation, Rail, Ski / WinterSports
Website
www.rmatours.com

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MAGELLAN FREIGHTLINES, LLC
(303) 520-5474
790 Old Stone Dr.
Highlands Ranch, CO
 
A-1 SCUBA & TRAVEL CENTER
(303) 789-2450
1800 W Oxford
Englewood, CO
 
Regal Ride
(303) 809-0473
3400 So Lowell Blvd 5-108
Denver, CO
 
Sheri Kirkman
(303) 751-7447
8900 E. Vassar Ave
Denver, CO
Agency
Ariva Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Central America, India, Latin America & Mexico, South America, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Las Vegas, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, All Inclusive, Beach Vacations, Bicycle, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Culinary / Cooking, Customized Travel, Destination Weddings, Family Travel, Group Vacation, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Spa / Fitness, Women's Travel
Website
www.arivatravel.com

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SPIRIT OF PLACES
(303) 841-9002
6502 Windhollow Ct
Parker, CO
 
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Living Springs Ranch

The ranch horses are, in fact, a part of Moyer Ministries Inc., and play important roles in the outreach programs Ronnie and Becky Moyer use to positively influence people of all ages. In addition to horsemanship and rodeo Bible camps, the couple's active music ministry involves them with many organizations, such as the Fellowship of Christian Cowboys.

Ranch facilities include a large multipurpose building with kitchen, baths and attached indoor round pen, a small bunkhouse (campers are welcome), practice bucking and roping machines, barn, outdoor arena and corrals. In addition to trail rides and riding instruction, Living Springs also offers team sports, such as volleyball and softball, and campfire entertainment.

Riding activities regularly scheduled throughout the year include: Wrangler's Weekend: basic horsemanship skills for third- through sixth-grade students or for those in sixth through 12th grades.

Colt-Starting Clinic: basic instructional skills taught from the horse's point of view for sixth- through 12th-grade students, with student-parent weekends also available.

Ranch Retreat: ranch riding, roping, and working stock for sixth- through 12th-grade students and their parents.

Rodeo Bible Camp: basic instruction in barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, rough-stock events and breakaway, calf and team roping with emphasis on safe equipment and riding techniques; for students in sixth through 12th grades.

For information, contact Living Springs Ranc...

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The Beauty of Weekday Trail Riding

I camp Sunday through Thursday night, or possibly Friday morning so I can enjoy the beauty and solitude of the trails, clean facilities and my horse's quiet mind, because he's not distracted by other horses. The whole park becomes a private enclave.

Here are a few tips for weekday trail riding.

  • Call before you haul to make sure the facilities are open. Some camps are closed to overnight visitors on Sunday and/or Monday nights.

  • Make a reservation, if necessary.

  • Tell someone exactly where you're going. Leave them a map with the location marked, and provide camp/park contact numbers.

  • If possible, arrive late Sunday afternoon. Often riders leaving camp will share any unusual circumstances of which to be aware.

  • Choose a campsite near the park's entry. It's easier to navigate your rig from that area, and emergency vehicles can find you.

  • Make an emergency contact card from a brightly colored 5-by-7-inch file card. On it, list the date, time and area you'll be riding and your cell-phone number. Update the card every time you leave camp.

  • Secure a cell phone to someone's body, not a saddle.

  • Pack saddlebags with appropriate items: a compass, temporary horseshoe, sunscreen, insect repellant, a multipurpose tool, collapsible water bucket, first-aid kit, food and water.

  • Plan your turnaround point, so you can return to camp before dark.

  • Practice zero-impact camping and trail riding...
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    CO Equine Law

    Colorado

    Under Colorado Law, an equine professional is not liable for the injury to or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities, pursuant to section 13-21-119, Colorado Revised Statutes. (Sign posting required.)