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  • Writer's pictureClyde Buckskin

Why Horseback Riding Is a Fun Family Activity

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

Doing things as a family is always an exciting experience. When you take your family on a trip, you are creating unforgettable memories and truly bonding as you all experience something new together—and when you come to visit us, that new thing you do can be horseback riding!

If you have never tried horseback riding or it has been a long time since you have, you will likely be surprised at what a blast it is for you and your family to do it on your Colorado vacation. Below, we will look at just a few of the ways that horseback riding can bring you and your family closer so you can make memories that will last a lifetime.

Why You Should Go Horseback Riding on Your Colorado Family Vacation

You all get to enjoy a new experience in nature. With the addition of cell phones, computers and televisions into our busy world, family time looks a lot different than it did even just a few years ago. When you add all of that up, the average child spends a minimum of six hours in front of a screen every day. While modern technology can be useful, there is nothing that can compare to getting out in nature, unplugging, and enjoying a new experience with your family away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Horseback riding is a healthy activity. While you may think of exercising in Colorado as hiking or rock climbing, horseback riding is a great physical activity you can do for nearly any fitness level. Horseback riding is great for your core, your balance, and your mind-body connection—after all, you have to use your entire body and your brain to control your horse and take in your gorgeous surroundings at the same time!

You can truly create lasting memories. There are plenty of things to do in Colorado on your trip, and we encourage you to do all of them that you can while you are here. That being said, there is truly nothing like the memories you will make from horseback riding as a family. Experiencing the beauty of the mountains on horseback is an unforgettable experience and one you could not do just anywhere—we think that is exactly why we have so many families come back year after year!

Are you ready to book a horseback ride for your family to do on your Colorado vacation? We are currently taking reservations! Book with us today to lock in your dates.

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