Let us help make your day a memory that you, your spouse, family, and friends will remember forever.
The day of your wedding will be one of your most cherished memories. Continue the romance of your courtship by arriving at your ceremony in a white carriage pulled by a beautiful horse.
After the ceremony, the happy couple can have a few moments alone to relax and reflect on the day’s activities as they take a carriage ride to the reception. Our carriages are decorated with flowers and greenery and have a “just married” sign on the back. The Hitching Company aims to accommodate all cultural traditions.
Call or email us from our website requesting the day and location of the ride. We will return your phone call or email within 24 hours to confirm your date is available and with a price quote for the location. Once you decide to reserve the carriage we will send out a contract with all the information.
Yes, we require a $200.00 non-refundable deposit to confirm your reservation. The balance is due two weeks before the wedding.
The carriage can travel up to four miles one way. Depending on the horse and temperature outside, four miles can take up to one hour. Once at the destination, the horse and carriage to stay to give guests rides.
There is a top on the carriage that will be put up if it is raining.
In the event of a complete weather disaster (thunderstorm, snowstorm, or extremely cold temperatures) The Hitching Company will refund everything except the deposit, within two weeks of the scheduled date. You must contact us at least 4 hours in advance on the day of the event and it must be weather-related. If The Hitching Company is there and there is lightning at the time of the ride, The Hitching Company will delay the start time by up to 1 hour or when the lightning stops whichever occurs first. If the Hitching Company is at the event there is no refund regardless of the weather.
Baraat/Indian Wedding Tradition
The Hitching Company offers a white mare horse decorated with an authentic costume from India. The groom rides through the ceremony led by a costumed handler. Our horse is gentle and used to the music, drumming, and festivities.
If the groom would prefer to ride in a carriage, we can accommodate that also. The carriage is decorated with flowers and greenery and the horse also wears the traditional Indian costume.
Contact The Hitching Company by phone or email with the date and location. We will return your phone call or email within 24 hours to confirm your date is available and with a price quote for the location. Once you decide to reserve the Baraat horse or horse and carriage we will send out a contract with all the information.
Yes, we require a $200.00 non-refundable deposit to confirm your reservation. The balance is due two weeks before the ceremony.
Must sign a liability release waiver prior to the ceremony.
The Hitching Company requires the groom to practice getting on and off the horse. An appointment is set up before the ceremony.
Only the groom is permitted to ride the horse at all times, the handler will always be with the horse and groom.
Guests will always be a safe distance away from the horse per the handler.
Special Event Rentals
The Hitching Company offers horse-drawn carriages, trolleys or a wagonette for all occasions. Let us make your community celebration, corporate event, holiday party, Quinceanera or prom unique. Having a horse-drawn unit in a parade is always a hit with parade spectators.
We can provide a funeral carriage to bring your loved one to their final resting place. Our carriages hold four adults comfortably. The trolley and hay wagon can accommodate approximately 20 adults. We can help you with ideas to make your special event spectacular.