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Horseback Riding at Turpin Meadow Ranch

24505 Buffalo Valley Rd, Moran, WY 83013




Nothing says wild west like hopping on a horse and galavanting through the Wyoming wilderness!  Horseback riding adventures are a great way to explore Jackson and the surrounding areas. Our favorite place to go is Turpin Meadow Ranch.  We love it here for a variety of reasons but the trail riding and lessons stand out among everything. 

Two options:

1. Trail Riding - great for bigger kids and teens. The tour is about two hours with the first 45 minutes through a meadow with a slow incline and the last uphill portion (about 600 feet of elevation gain) to an incredible view of the Tetons. In August, we truly enjoyed the wildflowers and I imagine the fall is equally as wonderful.

2. 1 on 1 or Group Lessons/Pony Rides:  Perfect option for the littles to get a taste of the horse experience that fits into a shorter attention span. We loved the instructor's creativity with regard to creating a fun experience for everyone. 

Directions: The ranch is located approximately one hour north of town and 15 minutes from the second Teton/Yellowstone entrance.

What to Wear:  Jeans, closed-toed shoes and lots of sunscreen. They have helmets onsite (a must-have for our group).




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Caitlin Iseler
Caitlin Iseler, happyly founder and CEO, was born in New York and is one of eight children. Her favorite holiday is Thanksgiving and the chance to sit at one table with her favorite 40 people. Caitlin, her outdoor loving husband, Thomas, and daughter, Hanah, live in Virginia Beach. She is also blessed to be a bonus mom to 2 incredible humans, Max & Elizabeth. Being a mom has always been something she dreamt of and it brings her joy beyond measure. Before starting happyly, Caitlin spent 15 years working in executive search with technology companies, most recently with Korn Ferry. In what seems like a lifetime ago, she attended the University of Virginia and was a member of the National & ACC Championship Teams, a gift that keeps giving.
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