|Questions and Answers
M07699 offers horse riding holidays and adventure vacations in the Utah canyon lands of the Colorado Plateau featuring camping and/or inn lodging.
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
In 1975, Patricia Kearney and Gary George reorganized Castle Country Expeditions and founded Hondoo Rivers and Trails. Hondoo is headquartered in the midst of the canyonlands at Torrey, Utah near Capitol Reef National Park.
2. What is your company's mission?
To share a passion for the social and natural history of this extraordinary region and have imbued their trips with this knowledge and appreciation.
3. What does your company specialize in?
Sensitive to the fragile environment they visit, Pat and Gary have labored to be on the cutting edge of their trade. In implementing best practices management with low-impact camping techniques, small group size, well-maintained equipment and top notch horses.
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
Pat and Gary share a passion for the social and natural history of this extraordinary region and have imbued their trips with this knowledge and appreciation.
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
The Swell is a gigantic bubble in the earth's crust which has eroded into a maze of deep, multi-hued canyons punctured by the mesas, buttes and pinnacles typical of the world famous canyonlands geography. Riders will explore intricate trails established by native Americans, herdsmen and outlaws during the day, then hear stories about these trailblazers while relaxing around the camp fire at night.
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
That without singling out any guest, I had pushed them beyond their comfort zone, and I had trust in them that they didn't have in themself. The came away empowered with confidence they didn't know they had.