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Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Enjoy the out-west atmosphere with back-east convenience for some of the finest western-style horseback riding in the area. Located just fifty miles west of the Capital Beltway, the Marriott Ranch offers a variety of horse-related activities, none more popular than our ninety-minute trail rides across parts of our beautiful 4,200-acre working cattle ranch. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, riders will enjoy themselves whether riding through pastures, across creeks, in peaceful woods or among grazing cattle.

Call 540-364-3741 or 877-278-4574 for reservations.

“If you are trying to make a reservation via phone and are unable to reach a person, please email and we will try our best to get back to you ASAP. Please keep in mind we cannot guarantee an opening/availability, for those trying to make reservations within 24 hours of the desired scheduled ride time.”

Cancellation Policy: Please call 24 hours prior to your ride time to cancel with no penalty. Penalty for calling to cancel within 24 hours would be 1 (one) slot at $45.00 to be charged to the credit card on file.

******GPS Alert-Please click here: directions & map. for driving directions (Mapquest and GPS units often bring guests a back way)
Trail Barn Address : 4441 Fiery Run Road , Linden, Virginia

Boxed Lunches and Picnic Baskets
Picnic lunches available for purchase.Click Here: Boxed Lunch - Picnic Basket Order Form to view our Boxed Lunch and Picnic Basket Order Form. Please fax your order to 540-354-3564 or call 877-324-7344, Ext. 3 to order your picnic lunch.

All riders are required to sign a release form prior to riding. Please print both pages: The Natural Connection INC @ The Marriott Ranch Trail Ride Release Form Page 1

The Natural Connection INC @ The Marriott Ranch Trail Ride Release Form Page 2.

Guided Trail Rides

$45.00 per person-90 Minutes to include mounting, instruction, 60 minute ride time and dismounting

Children must be 10 years of age. Please arrive 30 minutes early and wear long pants, boots or a shoe with a heel. Helmets required for riders under 18 years. 250 pound Weight Limit

Current Winter Riding Schedule-weather permitting

Open Monday thru Friday-12:00pm ride time

Saturday-2:00pm ride time

Sunday-12:00 pm and 2:00 pm ride times

 For reservations call 540-364-3741 or toll-free 877-278-4574.
All Rides Require Advance Reservations and subject to availability. 24 hour Cancellation policy.

Riders must be at least 16 years of age to go on any specialty rides.

   Horse Vacation Packages

 $955.00 per person double occupancy + tax; $1,175.00 per person single occupancy + tax, $50.00 additional fee for children 10-15

April 9-12 Special City Slicker Package

July 9-12     September 3-6

Enjoy three days in the saddle while taking in some breathtaking scenery on J. W. Marriott's working cattle ranch. Guests will learn basic horsemanship skills and ride through our cattle herds.There will be some arena time as well as time on the trail. Guests will be entertained one evening by a local musicians. Bring a fishing pole as there three stocked farm ponds for fishing. There is a half-day tubing trip on the Shenandoah River also included with this package.Guests will have leisure time to explore Shenandoah Natural Park and local wineries.  All horseback riding, meals and lodging are included. 

Check in is Monday at 4pm with an afternoon departure on Thursday 

         April 9-12 (Special City Slicker Package)

July 9-12     September 3-6

For Vacation Package reservations or more information, contact Kelley Moss at 
Special Group Horse Vacation Package dates can be arranged for groups of 6 to 12 guests.

Dinner Rides - $135.00 per person + tax
Enjoy a ninety-minute scenic ride to our Western Town for a cowboy steak dinner with all the fixin's and guitar entertainment. Rides leave barn at approximately 4pm, guests are asked to arrive by 3:30pm.         

                  For individual reservations call 540-364-3741, 540-364-2627 or toll-free 877-278-4574.
Special Group Dinner Rides can be arranged on weekdays (Tuesday through Friday) for groups of ten or more by contacting Kelley Moss,

Day Rides - $135.00 per person + tax   (Mondays Only)
Saddle up for a horseback adventure as your guide takes you on a scenic ride that passes through the Angus Cattle Operation and includes a stop for lunch. All rides start at 10:00 am and return at approximately 3:00 pm.  A Boxed Lunch is included.

April 16th - May 21st - June 18th  - July 16th-  August 20th - September 17th - October 15th

            For individual reservations call 540-364-3741 or toll-free 877-278-4574.

         Cattle Drives - $175.00 per person + tax

Enjoy a day of driving our Texas Longhorn cattle and a stop for a barbecue-style lunch. For the experienced rider. Guests should feel comfortable on a horse at a walk, trot and canter.
            For individual reservations call 540-364-3741, 540-364-2627 or toll-free 877-278-4574.
Sunday, May 27th                           Sunday, September 2nd

Private Rides - $100.00 per person + tax
 Enjoy a ninety-minute ride with just your guide. For the experienced rider with possible trotting and cantering based on experience and suitable ground conditions. Not available for groups.
 Available only by request and availability.

For individual reservations call 540-364-3741, 540-364-2627 or toll-free 877-278-4574.