Guide at a Glance
Fayetteville, West Virginia, United States
Gerry Bateman has developed special training techniques that make his horses some of the safest and most gentle that you will ever meet. Because of this you are able to take children as young as 6 years old on their first horseback ride into the wilderness of West Virginia. Gerry personally hand picks his guides for their people skills and teaches them his special way of working with their guests and with the horses. Gerry is a National Ski Patrol member, and is an instructor of many things, such as; the ski patrol advanced emergency medical program, ski patrol wilderness search and rescue, CPR and basic first aid, and more. Many Boy Scouts of America have received their horsemanship merit badges under Gerry’s tutorage. For the safest and best horseback experience in West Virginia and the Eastern United States, come ride with Gerry and his staff!