House Rides

House Rides

Horseback Riding

Take Part in a Western Experience at Dao House Stables.

Relax in the saddle and delight in our spectacular scenery without interruption from civilization.  Located only 7. 5 miles south of Estes Park on Hwy 7, you will be able to explore Tahosa Valley, Roosevelt National Forest or Rocky Mountain National Park on woodland trails directly accessible from the grounds of Dao House – or remain on the 81 acres of forest surrounding the property. You will dismount recharged and refreshed, with a smile on your face. Riders of all ages and abilities are welcome.

Weather and conditions permitting, rides are offered year round. Six years of age is the minimum age for a solo rider. Pony rides are available for younger riders. Our insurance does not allow for double riders. Contact Dao House Stables for details. If you don’t see anything that fits your needs contact us for a customized experience: stables@daohouse.com or 970-577-3448.

Add an organic sack lunch to your ride for $14/person. Sack lunch menu includes a beverage, sandwich, chips and either a granola bar or fruit.

Choose your ride

Beginner House Rides
This ride is perfect for beginners and those in need of a horsemanship refresher. Receive individualized instruction from one of our wranglers with a lesson tailored to your level of experience, followed by a trail ride through the forest on our property.

Instruction & Trail Ride – 1-Hour Total $55/person
Instruction & Trail Ride – 2-Hour Total $70/person

 

Extended House Rides
This ride is for those wanting a longer ride and those in need of a horsemanship refresher. Receive individualized instruction from one of our wranglers with a lesson tailored to your level of experience, followed by a trail ride. The 6-Hour All Day Adventure includes a sack lunch.

Instruction & Trail Ride – 3-Hour Total $90/person
Instruction & Trail Ride – 4-Hour Total $105/person
Instruction & All Day Adventure $135/person

 

Trail & Rocky Mountain National Park Rides
We offer rides on a variety of trails.  All rides into Rocky Mountain National Park are 3 hours long or longer. The 6-Hour All Day Adventure includes a sack lunch. 

1-Hour Trail Ride $45/person
1 1/2-Hour Trail Ride $55/person
2-Hour Trail Ride $60/person
3-Hour Trail Ride $80/person
4-Hour Trail Ride $95/person
All Day Adventure $125/person

 

Cowboy Supper
Rides make a stop at our outdoor campsite for a scrumptious meal around a roaring fire.  Call for reservations.  Requires a minimum of 4 guests.

Adult Horse Drawn Ride Starts at $75/person
Child Horse Drawn Ride Starts at $55/person
Adult Horseback Ride Starts at $90/person
Child Horseback Ride Starts at $80/person

 

Detailed Ride Information

The City Slicker | Rides the South loop through our property and Wind River
Lily Lake | Ride up to Lily Lake and enjoy the National Park scenery to and from the lake
Ride the Slide | Takes you through our property, and up and close with our 2013 natural disaster
Eagle Plume | Specializes in the arts, crafts and jewelry of the American Indian – ride out to their shop and enjoy a Native story or two
Eugenia Mine | Rides by the remains of an 1800’s silver mine
The Estes Cone | Beautiful scenery overlooking the Tahosa Valley can be enjoyed on this ride around Estes Cone
The Boulder Field | Ride goes up to a hiking base camp along Longs Peak – inquire about arrangements for a drop off and pick up for your Longs Peak summit!
The Outlaw Ride | A tailored all-day cowboy experience

Reserve your ride
Contact the Stables at stables@daohouse.com or 970-577-3448 or fill out the Horseback Ride Inquiry Form with any questions or to make a reservation. Be ready with information about your ride: the ride of your choice, number of adults and children, date and time requested and the best number to reach you. With regards to meals a child is ages 4 – 11.  Six years of age is the minimum age for a solo rider. Pony rides are available for younger riders. Our insurance does not allow for double riders.