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Vail Pony Rides

If your kids are not quite old enough to take a full trail ride on horseback, take them for a pony ride. Most Vail area outfitters will let an adult lead a pony on a halter, while your small child sits on top as the horse walks around in a small, safe area. Most stables have treats available for the ponies for a nominal fee or donation. These extra monies go to horse treats like carrots and apples.

Pony rides are a fun option to full trail rides for little kids or those children who may be frightened of big horses. You can lead your child on a pony with a halter. Children get the feel of sitting on top a pony. The treats that you feed the ponies help children learn how to interact with horses while on the ground and gain confidence by taking a quick ride with Mom or Dad right by their side.

If your kids are not quite old enough to take a full trail ride on horseback, take them for a pony ride. Most Vail area outfitters will let an adult lead a pony on a halter, while your small child …

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Featured Pony Rides

Bearcat Stables

Fun for the whole family in the Vail Valley area.

Enjoy the company of a knowledgable guide who will share with you the history of the land through which you ride. Catch glimpses of deer and elk in … Read More

Bearcat Stables in Cordillera, CO (970) 926-1578
Explore: Family Fun | Pony Rides | Cordillera, CO
 

Vail Stables

Horse & pony camps at Vail Stables
Skill-appropriate camps for kids 3 years and up
What is a curry comb? Why is it important to groom a horse before one rides? How heavy is a saddle? How much does a horse eat each day? Where can … Read More

Spraddle Creek Ranch in Vail Village, CO (855) 743-3824
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Pony Rides

Beaver Creek Stables

Pony rides for the kids

Little cowboys and cowgirls can take a spin on the ponies at either the Piney River Ranch stable or the Beaver Creek Mountain stable between 10 am … Read More

93 Elk Track Road Beaver Creek, CO (970) 845-7770
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Triple G Outfitters

Pony Rides for little wranglers

For the little wrangler in your group we offer pony rides daily at 11am. Led by one of our guides and accompanied by a parent, these pony rides give … Read More

4098 Colorado 131 Wolcott, CO (970) 926-1234
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