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FREE Downtown Carriage Rides

 


 

2018 Free Carriage Rides

In Historic Downtown Grand Junction


Join JR’s Carriage Service for FREE horse-drawn carriage rides in our beautiful historic Downtown Grand Junction. Carriage rides are being offered in an effort to promote and encourage downtown small business holiday shopping.

The carriage rides will take place every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 2pm. The pick-up location is located between 4th Street & 5th Street, on Main Street, in front of Cafe Sol. A carriage ride isn’t complete unless you get to

meet and love on our gentle giants (a perfect photo opportunity). Follow the Hashtag #JRsDowntownGJ  for the latest updates.

While on the carriage you will tour the downtown area for around 10 minutes. Along the way you will learn about the historical landmarks, the various shops and dinning opportunities, the draft horse breed, and the art of driving teams of horses. Santa is never too far away – so make sure your kiddos bring their Christmas Wish List!

After your carriage ride experience, we recommend enjoying lunch at one of many delicious dinning options. The free carriage rides would not be possible without our partnership with the Small Businesses in Downtown Grand Junction. Please take a moment to follow “Downtown Grand Junction” on social media so that you are notified of future events (such as the free carriage rides).

The JR’s Team is looking forward to seeing you over the holidays in Downtown GJ! All photos provided by the beautifully talented Jami Davis Films. Merry Christmas from all of us at JR’s Carriage Service!

                              


2018 Free Carriage Ride Schedule:

November 23rd (Black Friday) 12-2pm

November 24th (Small Business Saturday) 12-2pm

November 25th 12-2pm

December 1st 12-2pm

December 2nd 12-2pm

December 7th (Spirit of Christmas Walk) 5-8pm

December 8th 12-2pm

December 9th 12-2pm

December 15th 12-2pm

December 16th 12-2pm

December 22nd 12-2pm

December 23rd 12-2pm

 

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Equine Massage Following 2017 Season


Equine Massage Following 2017 Season


The JR’s Carriage Service Team is busy wrapping up our 2017 Season. We are really proud of how hard our horses worked this past year. They never once questioned the situations we exposed them to. It’s a bond and a level of trust that we’ll never truly understand. There were many days where we wondered who was teaching who. The opportunities that we have been given, the friendships that we cherish, and passion that keeps us going is all because of these gentle giants. They cost us a fortune to own but the memories they create and the happiness that they bring is worth every penny! We tip our hats to all of you who have supported and embraced our business, our passion, and our heritage.

We brought in Freedom Animal Wellness, LLC to reward the horses for working so hard for us this past year. Freedom Animal Wellness specializes in equine massage and animal acupressure. At first the horses were a little unsure about the new experience. However, it didn’t take long for them to relax and enjoy their sessions. It was really satisfying for us to see the horses react by dropping their heads, closing their eyes, licking their lips and stretching after the massage. The benefits of an equine massage can include:

  • Increased Blood Circulation

  • Increase Lymph Movement

  • Improve Muscle Health & Function

  • Improves muscle tone and elasticity

  • Improve range of movement

  • Reduces risk of pulled muscles

  • Minimizes stiffness

  • Improves and reduces muscle atrophy

  • Stimulates Acupressure Points

  • Emotional Support​

  • Induces rapid cell renewal and tissue repair

  • Helps ease painful, sore joints

  • Helps keep joints flexible

Plus, who doesn’t love a good massage!?! We highly recommend and wellness evaluation from Lindsey Repp, owner of Freedom Animal Wellness. Lindsey’s love for animals led her to a career as a Certified Equine Massage Therapist and Animal Acupressure Practitioner. She received her certifications from The Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure & Massage (RSMAAM) in June of 2015. In addition to working on horses, Lindsey can also work on your cats and dogs. Scroll down to see a few pictures of the experience.

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Lighting Your New Christmas Tradition

Photo By Downtown Grand Junction


Christmas Tradition


What are your favorite family holiday traditions? Are you looking for a new tradition or an addition to your list? How about looking at Christmas lights by way of horse-drawn carriage? JR’s Carriage Service offers Horse-Drawn Christmas Light Tours in Downtown Grand Junction. The hour-long tours take place every Friday and Saturday evenings through the end of the year. The tours can be used as a romantic date night, a family outing, or even a way for your office staff to celebrate the season. Each wagon can accommodate up to 14 adults comfortably. We provide the blankets and the Christmas music. You and your guests are welcome to bring warm beverages and sweet treats. The cost is $200 for the entire wagon. To reserve your wagon please visit our website and submit a Reservation Request with your preferred date. The JR’s Team is looking forward to becoming your new favorite holiday tradition!

Photo By JR’s Carriage Service

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Spirit of Christmas Celebration

 


Celebrate The Season


Are you like us and having a hard time getting in the Christmas spirit? The warm weather and the lack of snow isn’t helping matters. The big day is getting closer and we still have a lot of holiday shopping to do. Well, we think we found the perfect solution! Cozy up in your favorite Christmas outfit and join us in Downtown Grand Junction on Friday, December 8th from 5pm to 8pm. JR’s Carriage Service will be offering free carriage rides. The pick-up location will be in front of Café Sol between 4th and 5th Street (on Main Street). In addition to carriage rides there will be live music, visits with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, warm beverages, sweet treats, and great shopping. The 22nd Annual Spirit of Christmas Walk is being coordinated in conjunction with the popular Chocolate Walk. This event is free to public and a great opportunity to enjoy our friendly beautiful downtown district.

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FREE Downtown Holiday Carriage Rides


Free Carriage Rides

Historic Downtown GJ Over Holidays


Join JR’s Carriage Service for FREE horse-drawn carriage rides in our beautiful historic Downtown Grand Junction. Carriage rides are being offered in an effort to promote and encourage downtown small business holiday shopping.

The carriage rides will take place every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 2pm. The pick-up location is located between 4th Street & 5th Street, on Main Street, in front of Cafe Sol. A carriage ride isn’t complete unless you get to meet and love on our gentle giants (a perfect photo opportunity).

While on the carriage you will tour the downtown area for around 10 minutes. Along the way you will learn about the historical landmarks, the various shops and dinning opportunities, the draft horse breed, and the art of driving teams of horses. Santa is never too far away – so make sure your kiddos bring their Christmas Wish List!

After your carriage ride experience, we recommend enjoying lunch at one of many delicious dinning options. The free carriage rides would not be possible without our partnership with the Small Businesses in Downtown Grand Junction. Please take a moment to follow “Downtown Grand Junction” on social media so that you are notified of future events (such as the free carriage rides).

The JR’s Team is looking forward to seeing you over the holidays in Downtown GJ! All photos provided by the beautifully talented Jami Davis Films. Merry Christmas from all of us at JR’s Carriage Service!

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Athletic Math Scholar Becomes New Addition

Excited to WELCOME Kaysyn Chintala as the newest member of the JR’s Carriage Service Team.

Born in Meeker, Colorado and raised on a ranch south of town, Kaysyn grew up on the back of a horse. Ranch work, roping, showing and rodeoing are second nature and her favorite pastimes. Recently she discovered a new area of the equine industry where she guided in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area packing campers by horseback. Joining our team, Kaysyn is delighted to share the Old West heritage with those who are open to equine adventures.

Along with Kaysyn’s passion for horses, she fell in love with athletics where she pursued volleyball and basketball scholarships in the flatlands of Kansas. After finishing her college athletic careers and receiving her degree in Business Technology, she is now seeking her Bachelor’s in Mathematics at Colorado Mesa University. Kaysyn is thrilled to crossover her competitive edge from basketball to breakaway and team roping at local rodeos.

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Gift Cards For Any Occasion

Let JR’s Carriage Service be the middle man with our new gift cards. Hot off the press with a touch of style for any occasion.  The gift cards can be loaded with any dollar amount and can be used on any of our services.

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