17278
California

Happy Trails: Adventures on the Ranch With Your Grandchild

Discover a world of cowboys and cowgirls, horses and cattle, pioneers and Native Americans as you and your grandchild build lasting memories on this great Western adventure.
Rating (4.2)
Program No. 17278RJ
Length
5 days
Starts at
1,699 / ADULT
1,299 / CHILD

At a Glance

Ride ’em cowboys and cowgirls as you and your grandchild share a true western adventure at a guest ranch in Feather River Country! Experienced wranglers will help you enjoy the thrill of horseback riding as you follow horse trails in a quiet mountain setting, along streams and through pine forests. Feel at home on the range as you catch a fish, swim in the pool and then relax around the evening campfire for savoring s'mores.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walking up to two miles daily on varied terrain. Horseback riding up to three hours a day. Elevations up to 5,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy a wagon ride and authentic chuck wagon lunches, and hear stories of local lore and legend.
  • Hit the trails in the morning and afternoon on rides tailored to individual skill levels, with an emphasis on safety and self-confidence.
  • Make friends during fun activities like a scavenger hunt across the ranch, karaoke in the dance hall, card night at the saloon and more!

General Notes

This program is for grandchildren ages 9-12. Grandchildren will learn to ride and improve their skills while riding on the trails in a kids’ riding group. Grandparents can take lessons in the arena or ride the trails at their appropriate skill level: walk, trot, or lope. They may also choose to not ride at all.
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Teri Hartley
A semiretired project manager, Teri has traveled extensively since she was a child. Her love of travel and learning has always been supported by her career choices, working in the sports and hospitality industries and now for Road Scholar. Teri attended California State University Sacramento and majored in psychology. She continued studies in meeting and event planning as well as project management at UC San Diego. She gives back to the community by teaching meditation and yoga, and as a crisis counselor for a nonprofit.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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