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Sleigh Ride Locations Closed, 2/18

Good Morning Sleigh Ride Enthusiast!

The storms have finally pass and we have feet of lovely white, fluffy, cold snow! Thank you Mother Nature!! Now begins the work of cleaning up working areas, grooming trails and allowing CalTrans & NV-DOT time to get the roads safe for Trucks & Trailers.

As of now, large trucks with trailers carrying ‘Very Large 2,000 pound Draft Horses’ are ‘PROHIBITED’ on the roads that we must used to get to either of our sleigh ride locations -

Sand Harbor State Park & South Lake Tahoe, Stateline.

This makes it impossible to open sleigh rides today, Monday February 18

( BTW - Happy President’s Day).

WE ARE CLOSED.

We are going to be shoveling, grooming & plan to open up tomorrow, hopefully both locations, just in time for another little ‘Winter Blast’ Wednesday & Thrusday….

more on that later!

I know many are as disappointed as we are… Cabin Fever is raging on the Ol‘ Ranch! We even had to buy new toys for the horses to play with…

Until we can meet up and do a little Dashing Through the Snow and sing Jingle Bells

Stay Safe, Stay Warm and Enjoy

Sleigh & Carriage Rides Closed due to Winter Storms

Another wave of Winter Storms are heading for the

Lake Tahoe area with forecasts of

Strong Winds, Snow & Rain.

We are closed starting February 12, 2019

Unfortunately, the uncertainty on the storm’s path and It’s duration makes it impossible to post an opening date. More Soon!

Until then, Stay Safe, Stay Warm & Enjoy!

YaHoo! Sleigh Rides on snow Opened Thursday & Friday at Sand Harbor!

So far, February has been a stormy month bringing Snow to the Tahoe Basin & the Sleigh Rides!

We have been able to open the Sand Harbor State Park location at the Sand Harbor Visitor Center. Sand Harbor Visitor Center, Lake Tahoe, Nevada State Park is off hwy 28, 3 mile south of Incline Village. So through the Main Entrance to the visitor’s center. Parking fee of $10 require to enter park.

Open Today, Thursday - Feb. 7 & tomorrow, Friday - Feb. 8

from 11am - 3pm. Last rides leave at 2:30pm

1 hour rides - $50 per person; $20 per child 2-10 yrs old.

30 min. ride $25 per person; $10 per child if available.

Weather alert is posted for Friday, 2/8, with high winds, snow & poor road conditions. If this materializes we will close without notice. Please check this blog or call for updated information.

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South Lake Tahoe Carriage rides are OPEN TODAY 11am until...???

We hope to keep the Horse drawn tours open until the coming weather system chases us away!

Winter Storm is Coming and we expect to

CLOSE Saturday, Sunday and Monday!

*Sand Harbor Visitor Center, Nevada State Park off Hwy 28, Incline Village, Go through the Main Entrance to the Visitor’s Center. $10 parking fee required. Scenic tour in beautiful State Park.

*Stateline & Hwy 50 (4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Next to Harrah’s Casino offering a convenient City Tour to the lake and along it shore.

Weather Alerts posted for February 1st thru the 4th

“Have you heard the lastest Monty? The National Weather Service has forecasted another winter storm will hit Lake Tahoe this WEEKEND. High Winds, Rain & Snow — terrible roads… maybe Snow to the Valley floor by Monday. If that happens, The Borges’ will close and we might not be able to hang out at Lake Tahoe this weekend. Oh No, Ace … Do you think they will cancel the SuperBowl Party?”

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Horse drawn Carriage & Sleigh Rides open Friday thru Monday

Our Magnificat Belgian Draft Horses will be out and about at both locations offering Narrated tours at Lake Tahoe:

on the corner of Stateline Ave & Hwy 50 (4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd) in front of the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, next to Harrah’s Casino. This activity is a City Tour which takes you down to Lake Tahoe, thru a quiet neighborhood and back to the Stateline area.

and Sand Harbor Visitor Center, Lake Tahoe, Nevada State Park, 3 miles south of Incline Village, off hwy 28. This activity is offering a Scenic tour that meanders along spectacular views of Lake Tahoe and through the woods of towering pines before returning to the Visitor’s Center.

We will be open 11am-3pm — Friday thru Monday

both Reservations and Walk up, Pay and Go Rides are available.

Reservations are available online.

Mild temperatures has made roads easy for traveling, but snow on our trails no longer exist. None of our rides are on snow. All tours are on wheels going along paved trails or on city streets.

1 hour time slot is $50 pp / $20 per child (2-10 yrs)

30 minutes $25 pp / $10 per child (2-10 years)

A Sleigh Ride at Sand Harbor Visitor Center, Incline Village, Nevada off hwy 28 with tour guide Dwight Borges & Duke the wonder horse in our Santa Sleigh on wheels.

A Sleigh Ride at Sand Harbor Visitor Center, Incline Village, Nevada off hwy 28 with tour guide Dwight Borges & Duke the wonder horse in our Santa Sleigh on wheels.

Sand Harbor Sleigh Rides open thru January 28th.

Sand Harbor Visitor Center, Lake Tahoe, Nevada State Park has brighten up with some snow and we are open offering horse drawn sleigh rides. We are still on wheel as the temperatures are forecasted to get back into the 40s. Clear Roads, Blue Sky & Spectacular Views… A fun activity for the entire family!

Open 11am - 3pm

January 22nd thru the 28th

$50 per person; $20 per child (2-10 yrs) 1 hrs experience / $25 pp; $10 child for 30 minutes

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