Ride Horses Affordably at Floyd Lamb Park

Horses4Heroes introduces new family-friendly activities for 2016
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LAS VEGAS - Jan. 3, 2016 - PRLog -- If you made it your New Year's Resolution to learn how to ride a horse, spend more time with family or get outdoors and explore Las Vegas, Horses4Heroes has activities for you!  Starting every Saturday and Sunday, January 9 and 10, the Horses4Heroes Community Equestrian Center at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, will be open 10 am to 4 pm for open riding and, starting Friday, January 15, 10 am to noon.

Saddle Up Saturdays and Sundays will include horseback riding in the Cox Community Corral, $10 for riders 8 and up and $5 for riders 7 and under, and $5 barnyard visits, (barnyard included with purchased rides).  "Horse 101" sessions with miniature horses, activities in the Old Dairy Barn, and an afternoon community campfire are included in the fun.  There will be a Food Truck, bounce house and future plans include hay wagon tours of Floyd Lamb Park and live entertainment.  All Day wristbands can be purchased for $25 per person.

Every Friday, starting January 15, Horses4Heroes is presenting $5 Fridays, offering $5 horseback rides for children and adults, ages 2 and up, 10 am to noon.  All rides include a visit to the barnyard and activities with miniature horses.

For Saddle Up Saturday/Sunday and $5 Fridays, admission to the park is $6 per car, but can be waived if guests RSVP at least 24 hours in advance.  Park admission is free for those with military ID or existing park pass holders. The weight limit for all riders is 225 pounds.  To RSVP, email events@horses4heroes.org.

"These fun, family-friendly affordable activities are designed to introduce horses to beginners and our programs to newcomers," said Sydney Knott, president and founder of Horses4Heroes.  "We offer horseback riding lessons, camps, birthday parties and field trips.  All fees support operations at the Horses4Heroes Community Equestrian Center, including caring and feeding for 22 horses, and more than a dozen farm animals.  The fees also support our free workshops for veterans with PTS, victims of domestic abuse and violence, recovering addicts and at-risk youth.  We are proud of our partnerships with US Vets, The Shade Tree and Solutions for Recovery."

To make a reservation or for more information, email events@horses4heroes.org.  The Horses4Heroes Community Equestrian Center is located within Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs.  The center is open, by appointment, for riding lessons and other activities, seven days a week.

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016, Horses4Heroes is the nation's premier non-profit equestrian support group for the military, veterans, First Responders and their families.  Through its growing national network, the organization provides low-cost recreational and instructional activities for all ages and all riding levels and free health and wellness programs for veterans with PTS/MST/TBI, victims of domestic abuse and violence, at-risk youth, and foster children and teens.  The organization operates its flagship facility, the Horses4Heroes Community Equestrian Center, located within Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs.  For more information, visit www.theranchlasvegas.com or call 702.645.8446.

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