Spring, 2019 (6 days)
Horseback Adventure - Special 10 Year Anniversary Trip
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Special 10 Year Anniversary Trip
Your favorite trip is back!! Special Journeys is again teaming up with Horses of Hope Therapeutic Riding Center to bring you a special horse adventure! Horses of Hope is accredited and licensed by NARHA (North American Riding for the Handicapped Association).
On this six day trip, you will learn about and experience horses in a safe and enjoyable environment. You will have plenty of personal horse time where you will ride, groom and just enjoy these amazing animals. Several opportunities to ride your horse will be scheduled so you will have plenty of "saddle time." For one of the days on this trip your small group will take a break from riding and check out some of the area attractions.
Our hosts will lead us through other activities such as craft making and making a painting you can take home painted using your horse's tail. We will also take a buggy ride and enjoy a group wagon ride with special treats along the way. One day we will enjoy lunch and shop at some fun local stores.
During ride times, you will have assistance getting in the saddle from a specially made platform and have people walking with you (one leading the horse and two at the sides) to ensure your experience is as safe as possible. This is a totally safe and structured environment that is set up to accommodate individuals with all levels of physical disabilities.
This year we celebrate ten years of teaming up with Horses of Hope! We have a special celebration planned where we will look back through the years and all the memories we have made. Whether it's your first time or tenth time, this is a party you won't want to miss!
NOTE: Travelers with moderate/major mobility issues and/or who weigh over 250 pounds must be pre-approved before registering for this trip. This facility is a certified Therapeutic Riding Center and needs time to make arrangements for these situations. Thank you for allowing us to create a safe environment for everyone.
Additional Paper Work Note: NARHA regulations require that the facility gather some additional traveler specific information. This will be sent out when you sign up for the trip. One of the pages will need a Doctor's signature.
Your Guaranteed Cost Trip™ & Full Fare Price Disclosure
Your Guaranteed Cost Trip™ means there are absolutely no hidden costs - everything is included: all meals (breakfast at hotel, lunch and dinner both at a restaurant), lodging in your own, regular bed, and all transportation including local pickup and drop off in your city, all attractions, entertainment and activities, an experienced tour leader and experienced staff care in 1:3 and 1:4 small groups. Travelers only need to bring souvenir and snack money.
All prices shown are round trip prices and include all mandatory taxes and fees. Note: Soda cards on Royal Caribbean cruises are at your own expense (to keep the trip price fair for everyone).
Vendor & fuel price increases between the time of the traveler’s initial deposit and the due date for final payment are covered by Special Journeys—you never pay extra for Your Guaranteed Cost Trip™.
Travelers that need to travel with a dedicated 1:1 staff require an additional, reduced price fare to cover the costs for that staff.
All trips with a domestic flight component cover one 50 pound checked bag. See the trip description for 10+ day trips as 2 bags are usually covered then. The cost for additional or overweight bags will be shown on your trip itinerary. There is no fee for carry-on bags but they are limited in size to the then current airline standards.
Medical equipment does not count as luggage but you must notify us in advance so we have room to transport this equipment!
Some trips require a passport (see trip description). We recommend getting the passport book, not the passport card. It can take 2 to 3 months to receive a passport so apply as early as possible. They are good for 10 years!
We offer interest-free payment plans that allow you to finish paying for up to half of the trip cost after you return.
You can send in money (pre-pay) for a trip to be selected later.
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