Dakota Carriage Company is owned and operated by the Kraft Family. We are a small ranch located 20 miles southwest of the Fargo/Moorhead/West Fargo area. We are a 3rd generation family owned ranch that offers a variety of camps, horsemanship classes, birthday parties, carriage rides, sleigh rides, weddings and a fall festival. We have a variety of animals on the ranch including ponies and horses of all sizes. Jim Hoglund (Sari's grandfather) started giving rides with his majestic Clydesdales over 50 years and the tradition continues today.
4472 - 159th Ave SE Davenport, ND 58021 701.347.4069
Spring Horsemanship & Pony Partner Classes
A variety of Horsemanship Classes are being offered this Spring. Choose from a 3 day intensive Class or weekly Classes. Class time will be spent learning about how a horse thinks and behaves, communicating with a horse on the ground, preparing a horse to ride, proper mounting and dismounting and riding skills.
New for 2017 Pony Partner Classes. Adults and Children together will learn horsemanship skills on the ground such as grooming, approaching and leading. You will also learn how to prepare a pony to ride and the proper mounting and dismount techniques. During each weekly class children will also get to practice their riding skills as their adult assists/leads them through a course.
2017 Camp Registration is now OPEN!
Our summer camps empower campers to develop leadership, self esteem and life-long friends (both human and animal). Owned & operated by Sari & Derik Kraft for more than 10 years. Summer camps provide our campers with a variety of horse, farm and animal activities. Click here for more camp information and to sign up!
**NEW** Horse Adventures Camp - Level 2 - Campers can take their love for horses to the next level. Level 2 will focus on understanding horses including exploring leadership, communication and respect. Campers will further their skills both on the ground and in the saddle. Recommended for campers who have attended Level 1 or have previous riding exposure and are ages 9 & up.