Johnston Family Carriages
Price List, Package Information, and Gift Certificates!


This price sheet is good through December 31st 2012
for the purchase of Rides, Packages, or Gift Certificates!

Gift certificates do not have to be redeemed by December 31st -
they do not have an expiration date, even if the cost of the
ride goes up, the certificate will still be honored!

Gift Certificates may be exchanged (equally) for, or applied to, any other service Johnston Family Carriages’ offers!



Adult is anyone over 12 years of age
Child is between the ages of 2 and 12 (children must be accompanied by at least one adult)
Under 2 is a Lap Child (there is no charge for a lap child - but they must be accompanied by an adult)


Basic Ride - This is a 30 minute ride and scheduled anytime during our regular rides
- for example summer rides, special events we are attending, or weekends
when we are out giving rides etc … $12.00 per adult and $6.00 per child
(Christmas, Halloween, and Valentine rides ... $15.00 adults and $10.00 per child)

Hour Ride - This ride can be taken at any time, not just during our regular rides. It is
one hour long and can be very romantic! You can choose from a list of areas where
you would like to have this ride for example - Wingfield Road, a leisurely 1 hour ride
up wingfield with beautiful scenery (bring a bottle of wine and snacks to enjoy on the ride)
or Skyline Blvd (great at sunset) begins at the Ranch Park and goes along the Skyline trail
and back or, even the Historical Home Ride this ride takes you through some beautiful
uptown areas where you get to see the historical homes and murals and makes
a quick jaunt down Main St. … $200.00




Anniversary Ride - This ride is just over an hour and can be taken anywhere (within
reason) that the customer would like. This ride includes a bottle of sparkling cider
and toasting glasses. The just married sign (+ however many years it has been) is
placed on the back of the carriage and/or a framed banner with the customers name
i.e. “Happy 10th anniversary Tom and Anna” … $200.00

Proposal Ride - Very Romantic ride just over one hour long. Usually taken at
sunset, but can be at any time of the customers choosing. The carriage will stop at a
pre-determined spot and the driver will exit the carriage and stand at the horses'
head. The customer can either propose in the carriage or get off for a short walk to
propose. This ride includes a “she said YES!” sign is placed on the back of the carriage for
everyone to see during the rest of the ride. … $200.00

Birthday Ride - We bring the horse and decorated carriage to your party! The carriage
can be decorated in a Princess theme, Cowboy theme, or Party and balloons theme.
If you have a different idea we will do our best to match whatever theme you are
having i.e. Hawaiian, Medieval times, or whatever just let us know!The carriage is
there for one hour and gives rides to everyone at the party. The birthday child gets
the opportunity to ride up front and hold the reins if they would like. … $200.00

Pony Birthday Ride - We bring a wonderful pony to you! All your little guests get to be hand led.
We have ponies of various sizes for children of all ages! Great for those keepsake photos! ... $150.00

Quinceaneras - What a wonderful way to welcome your daughter’s or
granddaughter’s 15th year, by having her arrive at her quinceaneras in a beautifully
decorated horse drawn carriage! What wonderful photos of her exiting the coach in
her beautiful gown. The ride and photo time is one full hour. … $200.00

All times of the packaged rides can be increased for an additional charge



The circumstances of individual weddings differ Please call for pricing


Wedding Package - Within Susanville/Janesville area. Two full hours. Fully
decorated wedding carriage. Let us bring the bride to be and her father (or wedding
party) in to make a grand entrance! We wait during the ceremony, and whisk off the
new couple after the service for a private romantic ride. We can deliver them to the
reception in style. We are there for all the photographs the couple would like and/or
to give rides to the guests. Includes bottle of sparkling cider (imprinted with the
couples names and wedding date) and toasting glasses as well as a beautiful just
married sign placed on the back of the carriage. One horse and wedding carriage … $400.00

(extra time $50.00 per hour or portion there of)

Wedding prices vary outside Susanville
please call/email

Other options available:
2nd horse and decorated wagon (or team with large wagon) to take guests or the wedding party $Price varies
2 horses ~ We offer a beautiful Vis-a-Vis carriage set up with 2 horses for an even more elegant look! $150.00
Pony for the flower girl (hand led) $100.00

Areas we serve; Reno, Tahoe (both North and South Shore), Truckee, Gardnerville,
Carson City, Chico, Chester, Lake Almanor, Westwood, Redding, Alturas, and other surrounding Northern California areas!

Call for Pricing

If there is something special to you, please let us know, and we will try our
very best to make your every dream come true on your special day!


Note: We now offer traditional Indian Wedding Baraat!


Sleigh Rides


Sleigh Rides - (Over the meadow and through the woods to Grandmother’s house
we go …) A 30 minute sleigh ride on snow and runners (not wheels) in some of the
most breath-taking terrain imaniganible!
Our beautiful 9 to 11 passenger sleigh is a treat for everyone!
This ride is weather dependent! Warm blankets (provided)
and sleigh bells on the horses, makes this ride unique and fun! … $20.00 per adult and $15.00 per child

Sleigh Ride Weddings, Proposals, Private Sleigh Rides,
Moonlight Sleigh Rides and other Events available $Call for prices


Group Rides and Packages


Our "Covered" wagon comfortably holds parties of about 16 to 20 people. Great for
Christmas parties, Christmas caroling, Business parties, Family reunions or any
event that requires more room than the carriage. Pulled by a team of draft horses
this wagon is comfortable and fun, a great way to enjoy the company of others.
Can be decorated to match your theme. We do not charge a per person fee for this ride.
$300.00 1st hour and $50.00 per hour or portion there of after that.

Our "Shiloh" wagon is a bit smaller than the covered one, holding 8 to 10 people. It has
a rustic look and wooden seats. Great for small family events or Christmas caroling!
This wagon has rubber tires for comfort. ...$250.00 1st hour and $50.00 per hour or
portion there of after that.

(Both our carriages and wagons are available for Parades or Photo Shoots -
Show off your event or group in style! … Call for specific events and pricing)




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Located in Northern California and serving ...
Susanville, Chester, Quincy, Lake Almanor, Chico, Alturas, Reno Nevada, Truckee, and other surrounding areas!

Johnston Family Carriages
Po Box 664 Susanville Ca 96130
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