Spring Horseback Ride, Picnic, & Wine Tasting

  • April 5, 2014 · 11:30 AM
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Join us for one of our favorite events! Kick off the Spring Weather (we hope) :-) by joining us for trail horseback riding and picnic in the Blue Ridge Foothills. 

Short Itinerary: 

11:30am - Guests Arrive at Marriott Ranch House

12:00pm-1:30pm -90 Minute Guided Trail Ride

1:45pm-2:15pm -Picnic Lunch

2:15pm-3:00pm - Desert Rose Wine Tasting

LUNCH:  Enjoy a very nice picnic lunch.  Lunch includes 2 grilled meats (vegetarian option as well), mixed green salad, 2 side dishes, dessert, sodas, and bottled water.

HORSEBACK RIDING TIME: Get geared up, grab a horse, and head out for an enjoyable 90 minute trail ride.

WINERY:  After all that hard work head over for a wine tasting at a local winery (included). 

PRICE: $90/PP for Horseback Riding & Lunch. (Please note: lunch and winery is inluded and cannot be seperated out of package cost.).

CARPOOL: Don’t forget if you want a ride or are willing to offer a ride – save money, and make friends by just posting a message!!

- Have a ride: Please post where you are coming from, what time, and how many spots you have.

- Need a ride: Post that you need a ride and contact any offers via e-mail for those that are offering rides.

DIRECTIONS:    Barn Location:[masked]

From Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia: Take Route 66 west approximately 40 miles to exit 27 (the second Marshall exit). Turn left at stop sign, crossing over Route 66. Make an immediate right on Route 647. Go 4 miles and turn right on Route 635 and proceed 7.6 miles to the main entrance of the ranch only for LUNCH...For Now.  Keep Going to the BARN For Trail Riding continue 1.5 miles past Marriort Ranch on Route 635 and turn right onto Route 726. The Trail Ride Barn is 1.5 miles on the right.  Phone if you get lost.      After Horseback Ride:  Backtrack, Turn left on Route 726, turn left on Route 635.    Marriot Ranch will be on Right the road out.

After Lunch:   Make a Left out of Marriott Ranch on Route 635.. Drive a few Miles and Desert Rose Winery will be on Right.

Desert Rose Winery: 

13726 Hume Rd, Hume VA –[masked]

**There are no Refunds for this Event

**If you drop out and find someone to take your spot.  Refunds are less $10.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    This sounds great! Could I get a ride with someone? I'd be happy to pay for gas.

    March 23, 2014

    • Johanna L.

      By entrance

      April 5, 2014

    • Johanna L.

      In brown civic

      April 5, 2014

  • Karen

    Are we riding English or Western?

    1 · April 3, 2014

  • Cristina

    I am new to this, so how this works? Are we just show up at the Marriot Ranch around 1130? Or we meet somewhere else?

    April 1, 2014

    • Adv-Girl T.

      Cristina. You just show up at the Ranch. If you wish to carpool. Just post you'd like to drive or catch a ride and where your coming from or if you wish to meet at a Metro Etc.. Such as Johanna is posting.

      April 2, 2014

    • Cristina

      Thanks Tammy.

      April 2, 2014

  • T

    I like meat!

    April 1, 2014

  • Adv-Girl T.

    I just added 4 more spots. It's first come so for those on waitlist :)

    April 1, 2014

  • Jasmine

    Vegetarian option for lunch needed. Thank you!

    March 29, 2014

  • Amy

    This sounds like an awesome event, I'm sorry to miss it due to prior engagements.

    March 28, 2014

  • Alyson

    Vegetarian option for lunch please :-)

    March 25, 2014

  • Sandra O.

    Is this event for experienced riders only?

    March 18, 2014

    • Evan G

      Is anyone driving from the Arlington area, and willing to provide a lift? I'd be happy to pay for the gas.

      March 24, 2014

    • Johanna L.

      If you can metro out too falls church, I'd happy to give you a lift

      March 24, 2014

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