Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about our Trail Rides.

If your question has not been answered feel free to email Sara@RanchoPotrero.org


Question: Do I need to wear a helmet?

Answer   : Yes, helmets are mandatory for everyone at all times.  We will supply you with a helmet however please feel free to bring your own equestrian approved ASTM-SEI                          helmet.

Question: Do you have a minimum age limit?

Answer   : Riders must be at least 7 years of age.

Question: I have never ridden before, is that OK?

Answer   : Yes, we can accomodate riders of all skill levels including beginners.

Question: Are there any COVID-19 safety procedures in place?

Answer   : Yes, face masks must be worn until seated on your horse and please wash hands before and after your ride.  Please maintain social distancing when unmounted.

Question: Do you have a weight/height limit?

Answer   : Yes, for the safety and comfort of yourself and our horses we have a maximum weight limit of 200lbs.

Question: Should I wear anything special, is there anything I should not wear?

Answer   : Long pants and closed toed shoes are required, boots with a small heel are preferable.

Question: Do you have any fast rides?

Answer   : This is a walk only trail ride.  Trotting, cantering and galloping are not allowed.

Question: Can I request a specific horse?

Answer   : If you have ridden with us before and have a favorite horse you can make a request, however it cannot be guaranteed.

Question: Can I take my phone with me?

Answer   : No, for safety reasons cell phones and cameras are not allowed on your ride.  Your guide will take photos during your ride and post to our Facebook Page (with your                        permission) where you can view and download at no charge.

Question: Should I tip my Guide?

Answer   : Yes!  If you have enjoyed your trail ride with us please tip your guide!