Western Trail Riding Services - Providing trail rides for new and experienced riders.
Scout Activities and Birthday Parties
Western Trail Riding Services offers eqestrian activities as an approved scout vendor!  All children must wear long pants, close toe and close heel shoes and helmets (provided.) In addition, all participants must bring with them a signed parent waiver. (These rules are strictly enforced.)
 
We have 2 locations for our Scout Badge and Birthday Parties!
For more information or to reserve a troop outing or birthday party, please call:
925-862-9044.
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Scout Activites
Scout Activites
Horse Try It!

A horseback riding program designed for scouts ages 6 and above. We offer a 30-minute talk and demonstration, followed by a half hour trail ride. Large groups (over 8 riders) will be divided into separate groups. Costs: $25 per participant. __________________________________ ____ Horse Fan

This is a 4 hour program for scouts ages 8 and up. This event is only available at our Las Trampas Facility. This activity includes all of the requirements for the Scout Horseback Riding Badge. Includes: basics of horseback riding; care and safety of a horse; prepare to ride; learn to ride; ride in the arena. Costs: $40.00 per participant. ______________________________________ Horse Rider/Horsemanship

This is an extensive one-day workshop. 9am – 3pm This event is only available at our Las Trampas Facility.
This activity includes: 1. Do the following: Describe the safety precautions you should take when handling and caring for a horse. Explain and demonstrate how to approach and lead a horse safely from a stall, corral, or field and how to tie the horse securely. Demonstrate how to safely mount and ride a horse and how to safely dismount a horse after your ride. 2. Name 15 parts of a horse. 3. Name four leading breeds of horses. Explain the special features for which each breed is known. 4. Show how to care for a Western and English saddle and bridle. Name 10 parts of the saddle and bridle that you will use. 5. Show how to groom, pick out hooves, prepare a horse for a ride, and care for a horse after a ride. 6. Describe the symptoms of colic. Describe four other horse health problems. 7. Name three main conformation faults of the feet and legs, and explain how to detect them. Explain the difference between lameness and unsoundness. 8. Explain how to trim and shoe a horse's foot and how to make adjustments according to its conformation, the season of the year, and the riding conditions. 9. Demonstrate the right way to feed a horse. Explain how you determined what and how much to feed the horse and why the amount and kind of feed will be changed according to activity level and the kind of horse it is. 10. Show how to saddle and bridle a horse. 11. On level ground, continuously do the following movements. Do them correctly, at ease, and in harmony with the horse: Mount the horse. - Walk the horse in a straight line for 60 feet. - Make a half circle of not more than 16 feet in radius. - Trot or jog in a straight line for at least 60 feet. - Make a half circle of not more than 30 feet in radius at a jog or trot. - Halt straight. - Back up straight four paces. - Halt and dismount. Costs: $75.00 per participant.
Birthday Parties
My First Trail Ride Party – 8 riders per ride max., multiple rides are available (up to 24 riders) - $25.00 each. This is a dream party for children age 5 and above to experience horses for the first time and enjoy the best horse party around! This party includes a 20-30 minute trail ride in Sunol-Ohlone Regional Park with plenty of picnic areas available. ________________________________________ My Trail Ride Party – 6 riders per ride max., multiple rides are available (up to 18 riders) - $40.00 each. This is a party for ages 10 and older children (or) taller than 5 feet to enjoy a trail ride through Sunol-Ohlone Regional Park for a party of a life time! This party includes a 60 minute trail ride in Sunol-Ohlone Regional Park with plenty of picnic areas available. For additional FULL THEME birthday parties in San Ramon, CA please visit the birthday parties page at www.lastrampasstables.com
Birthday Parties