City Slicker or Dude for the Day Packages

Blanche Manor City Slicker and Dude For the Day Special

Blanche Manor is renowned for its beautiful trails, courteous and well trained staff, and of course beautiful horses. We have recently broadened our offerings to include The City Slicker Special. If you have always dreamed of being a real cowboy but never got to roam the open range, this is the package for you! We offer different cowboy and ranch events that are taught by our knowledgeable staff. They will guide you through barrel racing, pole bending, obstacle courses, and even cattle roping! BEGINNERS OF ALL AGES WELCOME, if you can get on the horse, we can teach you! Get a glimpse into what our wranglers do in their spare time for fun! Spend the day with us on the ranch with our Dude for a Day package. You can also stay in the Blanche Manor Bunkhouse with the Dude for a Day and Night package for a great Blue Ridge vacation! Only
City Slicker Special   - $46  (minimum of 4)

Saddle up for something different!. This package includes an hour and fifteen minute session in our fenced riding arena where you will be coached through the event of your choice by one of our competent and enthusiastic staff or cowgirls, ropers, and riding instructors. After several trial runs, there will be a "competition" between the guests, where the winner will be awarded a belt buckle! These events have been geared to accommodate any riding ability and age. Do not be intimidated to give them a try! 

Please note that while we can hold any event on any day of the week:
  • Arena events MUST be booked by 5:00 pm the prior day for Tuesday - Thursday events
    and by Thursday 5:00 pm For Friday - Monday events.
  • The program starts at 8:45 am
  • A minimum of 4 participants is needed for arena events

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       Dude for a Day - $110 (minimum of 4)

Come spend the day with us on the ranch! Your adventure begins at 8:45 in the morning. Put on your complimentary Blanche Manor t-shirt, grab your cowpony and tackle the City Slicker arena event of your choice. After the buckle has been awarded, mosey over to the Cider House Café (a two minute drive from our ranch), for a country style lunch that will satisfy even the hungriest ranch hand. After lunch, join us back at the ranch for a 1:45 PM check in for your 1.25 hour ride through our beautiful trails.


        Dude for a Day and Night 

Add a stay in the Bunkhouse on our ranch at a discounted rate. 
Package includes Dude for a Day activities, plus stay in the Bunkhouse for up to four people. Two additional guests can be added for $5 per person. This package offers a 15% discount on the Bunkhouse. Discount will be given at barn. 


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