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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.

******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.

We require all of our riders to sign a release form prior to riding. Please click here for a copy of our Trail Ride Release.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday - $45.00 per person + tax
10am 12pm      2pm --No 10am rides in November or December
(approximately 90 minutes)
Tuesday through Thursday - $45.00 per person + tax -No 10am Rides in November or December
10am      12pm     2pm
Note: We do not offer a 10am ride in November and December and are closed some week days.Children must be at least ten years of age to ride. Maximum weight limit is 250 pounds.

Closed Mondays,  Major Holidays and Friday and Saturday following Thanksgiving

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

You must be at least 16 years of age to go on any of our special rides.

Horse packages with lodging
City Slicker Package - $385.00 per person double occupancy + tax; $460.00 per person single occupancy + tax
Experience a day in the life of a cowpoke as you learn horsemanship skills and cattle handling techniques. Arrive on Thursday for a BBQ lunch, an afternoon ride, appetizers, dinner and guitar entertainment. The second day includes a hearty breakfast before you set out to do some cattle work and riding, followed by lunch. This package includes overnight lodging at The Inn at Fairfield Farm. Check in time is 4pm on Thursday; check out after breakfast on Friday.

Thursday and Friday, October 29th and 30th


       For reservations or more information call toll-free 877-278-4574.
Special Group City Slicker Packages can be arranged for groups of 8 to 12 guests by contacting Kelley Moss at kmoss@marriottranch.com or 540-631-5018.

  Horse Vacation Packages

 $680.00 per person double occupancy + tax; $875.00 per person single occupancy + tax
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 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 Sheandoah 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

May 18th-21st                 July 13th-16th           August 31st-September 3rd

For reservations or more information, contact Kelley Moss at kmoss@marriottranch.com or 540-631-5018.
Special Group Horse Vacation Package dates can be arranged for groups of 6 to 12 guests.

Dinner Rides - $99.00 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.

Saturday, July 11th               Saturday, August 8th

          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, kmoss@marriottranch.com or 540-631-5018.

Day Rides - $135.00 per person + tax
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 10am and return at approximately 3pm.

                         Tuesday, April 21st        Thursday, May 28th      Tuesday, June 2nd       Friday, September 25th,     Friday, October 23rd

For individual reservations call 540-364-3741 or toll-free 877-278-4574.
2015 River and Mountain Rides - $79.00 per person + tax
Rides are 2 1/2 hours and begin at 10am. For the experienced rider.

River Ride Wednesdays

May 13th            June 17th           September 9th        October 21st


Mountain Ride Thursdays

        May 7th      June 11th     September 17th      October 15th    

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

                                 Sunday, May 24th                     Sunday, September 6th                                               

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 Tuesday through Friday by request and availability.

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

Chaps and Chardonnay Package         $385.00 + tax per couple

 Includes overnight accomodations with a hearty country breakfast, a ninety minute guided trail ride for two, a gourmet picnic basket and three wine tastings at neighboring wineries. Subject to availability and reservations can only be made thirty days in advance. Call 540-364-2627 for reservations.