Guest Guidelines

Rules and Restrictions:

  1. Please arrive at your ride location ½ hour prior to scheduled ride to complete required paperwork. If you do not arrive on time, you may miss your scheduled departure.
  2. Please wear long pants and closed toed shoes. Absolutely NO flip-flops or sandals. Hats must fit very securely or have a chin strap. Weather on our coastal rides can be changeable so layered clothing is best. Make sure to bring a sweater, sweatshirt or light coat for your comfort.
  3. Sunscreen is recommended.
  4. One rider per horse. No double riding.
  5. Phones and small cameras are welcome but please make sure they leave your hands to be free for control of your horse at all times.
  6. For safety reasons, no backpacks or purses are allowed on the rides. Cell phones should be set to silent, and text messaging is strongly discouraged.
  7. Please make sure that cell phones, car keys, cameras, wallets, and articles of clothing are securely attached. We are not responsible for lost items.
  8. All guests must be in good physical condition; able to safely mount and dismount, and control their own horse.
  9. Age and Weight Restrictions are enforced – please see Ride pages for requirements.
  10. Smoking is not permitted.
  11. The consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited, except at designated winery locations following your ride.
  12. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason deemed appropriate by management of Outback Trail Rides for the safety of our guests, horses, staff, or property.
  13. All rides subject to availability, weather/trail conditions. We reserve the right to alter, modify, or cancel a ride due to bad weather, unsafe conditions, or requests made by property owner.
  14. Payment is due in full following your ride.
  15. If you must cancel your ride for any reason we request that you give us 24 hour notice to avoid cancellation fees.

Helmet Policy

  1. Riders aged 14 and younger required.
  2. Riders aged 15-17 parental decline required.
  3. Riders aged 18 and over helmet optional.
  4. Certified horseback riding helmets provided.