Our Service Rates
Once Upon a Time Horse and Carriage
Our basic wedding package includes an hour and a half of time with the carriage available for photographs, bringing in the bride and father of the bride, picking up the bride and groom at the completion of the marriage ceremony for a private celebration and reflection before post ceremony pictures and/or delivery for grand entrance to the reception. If you know you will need additional time it can be arranged prior to your day. We add in time in thirty minute segments after the initial hour and a half.
We arrive an hour before our first pick up time in order to unload the carriage reassemble the shafts which have to be removed for transport, unload our draft horse, address any final grooming issues, harness the horse, hook up the horse and harness to the carriage, and finally change into our tux and top hat. Once everything is in place we allow 30 minutes for the horse to learn the area and confirm our pick up and drop off locations for the bride and wedding party members.
We do not charge for the early prep and arrival time. Our service rate is $650.00 for the first hour and a half and $50.00 for each additional thirty minutes needed for your event. If your event is more than 40 miles from our farm there is an additional mileage rate charge of $5.00 per mile one way.
Our basic carriage rides package for groups is two hours. We arrive an hour to 45 min prior to the start time of the carriage rides in order to unload the carriage reassemble the shafts which have to be removed for transport, unload our draft horse, address any final grooming issues, harness the horse, hook up the horse and harness to the carriage, and finally change into our signed dress for the occasion. Special decorations can be added to the carriage for holidays such as Christmas garland.
We do not charge for our set up and prep time. Our service rate for group rides is $750.00 for two hours then $150.00 for each additional hour. If your event is more than 40 miles from our farm there is an additional mileage rate charge of $5.00 per mile one way.
Please note when booking the carriage to work major holidays or holiday weekends such as Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Eve/Christmas Day, additional charges of $250.00 or higher are added to our normal rates.
Additional charges also apply to but are not limited to special holiday weekends such as Memorial Day, Labor Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day and Valentine's Day.
Call Rhonda: 770-289-3504
Once Upon a Time Horse and Carriage at Barnsley Gardens Resort, Adairsville, Geogria
Code of Georgia § 62-2701
Warning: Under Georgia Law, an equine activity sponsor or professional shall not be liable for any injury to, or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risk of equine activities.