Empire Ranch Foundation
Spring Trail Ride

Ride With Us!!!!

On the first Saturday in April, the Empire Ranch Foundation sponsors a Trail Ride through the rolling hills and spectacular scenery of  Las Cienegas National Conservation Area.   Join us for an Authentic Western Experience like no other, benefiting the Empire Ranch Foundation.

Spring Trail Ride at the Historic Empire Ranch

Saturday, April 6, 2024

We will have two guided horseback rides through the beautiful rolling grasslands of Las Cienegas National Conservation Area.  The 3  hour ride departs at 9am and the  1.5 hour  ride leaves at 10:30am.  A BBQ lunch is included in the trail rides and also available for purchase separately.  Docent tours will be offered.

Trail ride registration closed on March 31, 2024.

All rental horses must be booked through ERF.  Privately owned horses or mules are welcome.  Riders must be at least 8 yrs. old.  An adult must accompany riders 8-12 yrs. old and helmets are required for riders 8-12 yrs. old.  Helmets are available for all upon request.

We ride rain or shine!  Please dress accordingly. There are no refunds for the weather. Other refunds are considered on a case-by-case basis; however, our general policy is that there are no refunds after March 10, 2024.

Each rider must complete and sign the liability form prior to riding.  Click on the link below to print and complete the liability form.  Also review the Rules of Etiquette by clicking on the link below.

2024-Trail Ride-Release-of-Liability-Agreement

2024 Trailride Rules Etiquette

To read articles about past Trail Rides click here to go the ERF Newsletter index and find the listings under Events–Spring Trail Ride. Questions?  Call (888) 364-2829, or  email admin@empireranchfoundation.org.

2023 Spring Trail Ride Photos

Photos courtesy of Alison Bunting, Faith Boice, Alan Nyiri