Chaparral Ranch Coupons and Deals
Before Santa mastered dashing through the snow on a one-horse open sleigh, he started by simply learning how to ride a horse. If you've got a little one with equestrian aspirations, today's deal from Chaparral Ranch in Milpitas is a great place to begin: For $31, you'll get a 90-minute horsemanship and riding lesson (45 minutes of classroom instruction and 45 minutes on the horse) and a cookie and beverage (regularly $62). Choose a Friday afternoon or Saturday morning session -- whichever fits your schedule best. Set on a gorgeous open range, this ranch is devoted to dishing up fun, safe adventures. Even the newest and most nervous of riders will have a great time learning the basics of equitation on the ground and in the saddle. Adult accompaniment is a-okay -- you can get two tickets and make it a family foray. Giddyap and get this deal before it rides off into the sunset.
Saddle up for a half-day horsemanship class and riding experience with Chaparral Ranch in Milpitas. For $59 per person, spend time with instructors learning about technique, control and safety before embarking on a trail ride with lunch, regularly $130.Begin this half-day experience with an instructional classroom session that aims to increase the comfort level of riders. Learn the ABC's of horsemanship during a hands-on demonstration, including:• Safety and grooming• Horse psychology• Communication between horses and riders• Different styles of riding• Catching, leading and controlling your horse• Use of reigns • Saddling and preparing for the rideThen, apply all you learned on a scenic 45-minute trail ride through the 1450-acre Ed Levin Country Park (ride time includes saddling and mounting). Lunch will be provided and students can also bring their own snacks and drinks (no alcohol).Tours run on Sundays only. Safety equipment will be provided for the ride and students are advised to wear jeans and closed footwear. Click here for exact directions to the ranch (online and GPS directions are not always accurate).This deal is also valid for 25% off your next trail ride at the ranch, to be used within 30 days of your first visit.Travelzoo Tip: Our Deal Experts have sourced more than 100 Local Deals to give as holiday gifts. Click here for the whole guide.