We are thrilled to be taking part in celebrating this holiday season in Heath, Texas for December 2020! Nestled along the East shores of Lake Ray Hubbard, Heath is a premier residential community removed from the hustle and bustle but only 20 minutes from Dallas. Join Four Winds Carriage Company this December with a horse-drawn Christmas Carriage Ride thru the trail of lights and Christmas in the Park at Towne Center Park. We will be offering 15 minute rides for up to 6 people per carriage. Please join us in starting something new as our family shares a Christmas tradition with yours!
TOWNE CENTER PARK
200 Laurence Dr.
Heath, TX 75032
Plan the whole evening with dinner before or after your carriage ride at one of the following locally owned restaurants:
Arboledo’s Mexican Grill | (972) 722-7805 | www.arboledasmexicangrill.com
Gianni’s Italian Bistro | (469) 338-5032 | www.giannisheathtx.com
Manny’s Tex-Mex Cafe | 469-771-1616 | www.mannysuptowntexmex.com
Marco’s Pizza | (469) 314-8877 | www.marcos.com
Milano’s Pizza | (972) 961-4402 | www.milanospizzainheath.com
Standard Service | (469) 651-1100 | www.thestandardservice.com
December 3, 2020 - December 24, 2020
15 minute Carriage Rides beginning at 6:00pm, Thursdays - Sundays
Vis-a-Vis Carriage = $50 per private carriage (seats up to 6)
Cinderella Carriage = $50 per private carriage (seats up to 6)
Four Winds Carriages has partnered with Brungot Farms in support of our event, A Day of H.O.P.E., taking place on Sunday, December 13th, 2020. Not only can you pick up Fresh Fraser Fir Christmas wreaths from one of our carriage locations on December 13th, but you can also help the North Texas Food Bank provide food for families at the same time! $5 from every wreath will go toward helping to provide holiday meals for families in our area. Will you help us hit our goal of feeding 250 families in our community this Christmas?
Click below to order your wreath and help feed Texas!
Q. How many people can fit in a Vis-a-vis carriage?
A. Vis-a-vis Carriages hold 4-6 average size adults (Children 3+ will require to their own seat).
Q. What time should I arrive for my reservation?
A. You will need to arrive at the loading location 10 minutes before your reservation time to check-in.
Q. How much should I tip my driver?
A. Gratuity is NOT included in your reservation fee. It is customary to tip between 15% to 20% of the cost of your tour. Please share some holiday cheer with your driver when tipping.
Q. What if I decided to bring a friend or family member last minute to join us for the ride?
A. All Carriages have to operate under specific guidelines for weight capacity in order to be in compliance with safety standards. We will not accept any additional parties based on these guidelines.
Q. Can I bring my own blankets, food, and or beverages for my ride?
A. 2020: DUE TO COVID19 Four Winds Carriage Company WILL NOT provide blankets as we have in previous years. Please feel free to bring your own blankets to stay warm if you would like. December in Texas can be cold. Please dress yourself and children accordingly to stay warm for the ride. We will allow food and beverages, to include alcoholic beverages. Please be respectful to both our drivers and carriages to help maintain cleanliness throughout your tour and for the tours to follow. We request all beverages be in containers with lids.
Q. May I bring my dog/pet?
A. Four Winds Carriage Company loves all animals small and large. However, our horses, drivers and other customers kindly ask that you leave dogs/pets at home for the comfort and safety for all involved.
Cancellations or Changes: Reservations are subject to our 5 day cancellation/change policy. If you must cancel your reservation within 5 days of your scheduled ride, Four Winds Carriage Company will not refund the cost of the reservation. Cancellations prior to the 5 day cut off are subject to a fee of 35% of the cost of the reservation. Changes to your reservation are subject to a $25 reservation change fee. Changes to your reservation cannot be made within 5 days of your scheduled reservation. Cancellation or Change requests must be made via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellations cannot be made by calling.
Cancellations due to weather is at the discretion of Four Winds Carriage Company. Safety is our first priority. Though it may seem safe for operating a carriage in Dallas, we must also consider the weather for the larger North Texas region for the length of the night as our horses, many of our drivers and customers are traveling from out of town. Should we determine to cancel due to weather, we will make every attempt to contact you by 2 pm the day of your ride using the contact information provided at time of reservation. Four Winds Carriage Company is not responsible for contacting customers by any phone numbers or emails not listed in the reservation. Upon cancellation of a reservation by Four Winds Carriage Company due to weather or any other unforeseen event, we will make every attempt to reschedule your ride during the current season. If this is not possible, a refund will be issued. Please allow up to 3 weeks for your bank to post the refund to your account.
By making a reservation with Four Winds Carriage Company, the reservation holder agrees to the refund policy.
Please feel free to call or email us with any questions. We typically will reply within 24 hrs. As this is our busiest season, please be patient in replies to calls and emails.
Four Winds Carriage Company is not responsible for displays of decorations and lights in Heath.
Four Winds Carriage Company reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason; all fees and charges will apply. By making a reservation with Four Winds Carriage Company, the reservation holder and guest agree to HOLD HARMLESS Four Winds Carriage Company LLC Employees, Contractors, or Partners.
UNDER TEXAS LAW (CHAPTER 87, CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE), AN EQUINE PROFESSIONAL IS NOT LIABLE FOR AN INJURY TO OR THE DEATH OF A PARTICIPANT IN EQUINE ACTIVITIES RESULTING FROM THE INHERENT RISKS OF EQUINE ACTIVITIES.