Clydesdale Warm Springs Ranch

ST. LOUIS ( Starting early September, the Warm Springs Ranch is offering Clydesdale-lovers the chance to freely roam the 25,000 square foot breeding and training facility. 

The ranch will hold its first-ever "Free Range" VIP experience event from 10 a.m to 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 7. Although the ranch typically only offers guided tours, guests will get exclusive opportunities all day long. 

Guests will be able to do the following activities:

  • Access to a one-time training demonstration from 10-11 a.m., which includes a firsthand look at how the handlers train young geldings for a life with the Budweiser Clydesdales Hitch.

  • The first-ever hitch-up for the Budweiser Clydesdales at Warm Springs Ranch, showcasing the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales Hitch from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and a photo opportunity with the full Hitch from 12-1:30 p.m.

  • Interacting one-on-one with the Budweiser Clydesdales handlers throughout the day, including a Q&A session from 2:45-3:30 p.m.

  • In-depth learning experiences at interactive stations throughout the Ranch, including the Mare and Foal wing, the Pre-Foaling lab, the Stallion and Shoeing wing, the Roadtrucks and Trailers station, as well as much more.

  • A chance to meet Gloria, the Clydesdale foal born just after the final buzzer when the St. Louis Blues won their first-ever championship.

  • Food from the chefs at Grant’s Farm and of course guests 21 and older can enjoy two complimentary Budweiser samples.

Tickets for riders 13 years old and older are $20 and $10 for kids between the ages of 3 and 12. Children younger than two-years-old will get complementary access. For more information on tickets, click here. 

The event sold out quickly but the ranch offers other events throughout the year, including a holiday light events

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