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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

DO YOU RIDE TO THE LIGHTHOUSE?

We do not ride to the Lighthouse.

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?

HOW LONG IS THE RIDE?

1 hour

CAN I RIDE DOUBLE WITH MY CHILD?

Due to our insurance, we cannot allow double riders.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING ON THE RIDE?

Please bring your phone or camera to take pictures along the ride. Water or gatorade is also highly recommended.

CAN I BOOK A PRIVATE RIDE?

Private rides are only available in the fall, and are 75 minutes. They can be booked online.

DO YOU OFFER GROUP RATES?

We don't offer group rates. If you have a valid tax ID number, sales tax can be waived.

I AM OVER THE 225 LB WEIGH LIMIT, CAN I RIDE?

Due to our insurance, we cannot take riders who weigh over 225 lbs.

DO I HAVE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS?

Reservations are HIGHLY recommended. Walk-ins are subject to availability.

DOES THE RIDE GO FASTER THAN A WALK?

No

WHAT ELSE IS THERE TO DO IN THE CANYON?

Check out the Nearby Attractions page

CAN I RIDE MY OWN HORSES ON YOUR TRAIL?

No, our trail is not open for public use.

CAN I BRING MY DOG ON THE RIDE?

We do not allow dogs on the ride.

DO YOU RIDE IN THE RAIN OR SNOW?

We do not ride in the rain or snow due to horse and rider safety concerns. Any rides scheduled will be cancelled and riders will be issued a complete refund.

DO I HAVE TO USE THE MOUNTING BLOCK?

Our insurance requires us to have all riders use a mounting block to mount their horse. This makes it easier on both the rider and the horse.

SHOULD I TIP THE WRANGLER(S)?

Tips are welcome. Cash,card, or venmo tips can be made.

DO I HAVE TO PAY AN ENTRANCE FEE TO GET INTO THE STATE PARK?

Yes

WHAT HAPPENS IF I ACCIDENTALLY BOOK THE WRONG DATE OR TIME?

Contact us! If you realize there is an error in your reservation, please call us at 806-488-2821 or email info@oldweststables.com

HOW FAR IN ADVANCE CAN I MAKE RESERVATIONS?

We accept reservations up to 3 months in advance.

DO YOU OFFER MORE ADVANCED RIDES?

No we do not. All of our rides are the same, regardless of rider ability.

DO YOU OFFER ANY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS UNDER 6?

We currently do not have any activities for children under 6

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

We are located inside Palo Duro Canyon State Park. 11450 Park Rd 5 Canyon , TX 79015 will bring you to the park entrance. You must continue through the entrance gate a few miles and we are at the bottom on the canyon.