7 to 70: Real Stories in Equine Adventure
The new Niagara Ranch is launching a new season of operations with an inspirational array of activities for all ages. Learn about the Reba Farm family’s unbelievable story in equestrian adventures. Experience fun, healthy, stimulating, educational, heart warming, character building adventures. It’s all at your finger tips. Without a doubt, the best activity available to you and your loved ones. Participate in clinics, demonstrations, “equicational” talks, etc. Advance registration is recommended, but admission will be accepted at the gate. Gates open at 9:30am.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register 7 to 70 - Real Stories in Equine Adventure (all ages) 33746 4/6/2019 - 4/6/2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
A Higher Rung - Steeplechase (all ages)
This even will demonstrate why our program is a “rung higher”. See riding that most have never experienced but can with our system. It is the cherry on top! The exhilaration and thrill from feeling the power of a horse under you is unmatched and the fact that you can control the situation will benefit every part of your life. Come tail gate with us with “runs” at specific times. Other horse activities including: demonstrations, clinics, and mounted rides for the kids ($5.00 per person extra). Advance registration is recommended, but admission will be accepted at the gate. Gates open at 9:30am
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register A Higher Rung - Steeplechase (all ages) 33747 4/27/2019 - 4/27/2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
Horseback Astronomy Ride w/ Interpreter (ages 8+)
The Blue Ridge Parkway overlooks near Explore Park have been recognized as the region’s best places for stargazing! Saddle up and get exclusive access to fields and trails near the parkway, previously closed to the public. To make sure you don’t miss any shooting stars or constellations along the way, you’ll be riding alongside our staff naturalist. This is a beginner program with no previous experience required, and a great way to get an introduction to the thrill of horseback riding. Must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Helmets, and tack included. This program will meet at a trail head at 3404 Highland Rd. SW, 24014, just down the street from the new Niagara Ranch.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Horseback Astronomy Ride with Intepreter (ages 8+) 33744 5/18/2019 - 5/18/2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
Register Horseback Astronomy Ride with Intepreter (ages 8+) 33745 6/22/2019 - 6/22/2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
Horseback Obstacle Course (ages 8+)
Test your horsemanship with a unique obstacle course challenge at the Niagara Ranch at Explore Park. Use a Reba Farm horse and hone your skills on obstacles that challenge every rider. Learn how to work your horse through the obstacles with expert help when needed. It’s great for anyone who loves horses and riding. All experience levels are welcome. Prizes will be awarded to the top three riders! Advance registration is required. Must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Helmets, and tack included.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Horseback Obstacle Course (ages 8+) 33727 4/6/2019 - 4/6/2019 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
Register Horseback Obstacle Course (ages 8+) 33728 5/4/2019 - 5/4/2019 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
Register Horseback Obstacle Course (ages 8+) 33729 6/8/2019 - 6/8/2019 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
Horseback Wildlife Ride with Interpreter (ages 8+)
It’s time to saddle up and experience the sights sounds of the unique wildlife ecosystem surrounding Explore Park. To make sure you don’t miss any of the spectacular sights and sounds along the way, you’ll be riding alongside our staff naturalist. Get exclusive access to fields and trails near the Blue Ridge Parkway, previously closed to the public. This is a beginner program with no previous experience required, and a great way to get an introduction to the thrill of horseback riding. Must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Helmets, and tack included. This program will meet at a trail head at 3404 Highland Rd. SW, 24014, just down the street from the new Niagara Ranch.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Horseback Wildlife Ride with Intepreter (Ages 8+) 33730 4/13/2019 - 4/13/2019 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
Murdery Mystery Dinner at Niagara Ranch (all ages)
Interactive “who dunit” event. Fun for all in a beautiful setting, majestic horses, thought provoking camaraderie, prizes and much more. “Cowboy” style food will enhance the experience. Western style dress encouraged! Book early! This program is $50 (including food) with 50% off for ages 12 and under.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Murdery Mystery Dinner at Niagara Ranch (all ages) 33748 5/11/2019 - 5/11/2019 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
Western Riding Lessons (ages 8+)
Ready to ride like a cowboy? Learn horsemanship skills that are needed with any discipline of riding. Get a hands-on experience in this new weekly program at Explore Park’s Niagara Ranch. Simply the most advanced lessons available, whether you’re a beginner or experienced rider. Learn with a proven method that will take you further than you have ever imagined. Must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Helmets, and tack included. Four week course (Sunday courses in May do not meet on 5/12 - Mother’s Day).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Western Riding Lessons (ages 8+) 33734 4/7/2019 - 4/28/2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Su Explore Pa Info
Register Western Riding Lessons (ages 8+) 33735 4/7/2019 - 4/28/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Su Explore Pa Info
Register Western Riding Lessons (ages 8+) 33736 5/5/2019 - 6/2/2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Su Explore Pa Info
Register Western Riding Lessons (ages 8+) 33737 5/5/2019 - 6/2/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Su Explore Pa Info
Register Western Riding Lessons (ages 8+) 33738 6/8/2019 - 6/29/2019 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Sa Explore Pa Info
Register Western Riding Lessons (ages 8+) 33739 6/8/2019 - 6/29/2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Sa Explore Pa Info
Register Western Riding Lessons (ages 8+) 33740 6/9/2019 - 6/30/2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Su Explore Pa Info
Register Western Riding Lessons (ages 8+) 33741 6/9/2019 - 6/30/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Su Explore Pa Info