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Gif Fancy Ferriage by Horse and Carriage was founded in 1993, to make dreams come true by providing an unforgettable horse drawn carriage or wagon experience. Our Cinderella Carriage magically transforms you into a princess. We specialize in Weddings, Holiday Events, Anniversaries, Home Comings, Quinceaneras and Business Promotions. We serve our local area of Martinez, Concord, Benicia, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Moraga, Rheem, Alamo, Danville, Blackhawk, San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, Alameda, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Castro Valley, Hayward, Union City, Newark, Fremont, Antioch, Pitttsburg, Oakley, Brentwood, Byron, Discovery Bay, El Sobrante, San Pablo, Pinole, Daly City, South San Francisco, San Bruno, Millbrae, Hillsborough, Burlingame, San Mateo, Foster City, Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood City, Atherton, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View, Milpitas, San Jose, Santa Clara, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Saratoga, Campbell, Los Gatos, Suisun and Vallejo. You can also call on us for any event in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and all of Northern California.

 

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(925)-228-7766
Fancy Ferriage by Horse & Carriage
Tom & Connie Hodgson
1033 Veterans Ct.
Martinez Ca. 94553
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  • Provide a grand entrance and exit for your wedding or other event.
  • Furnish a touch of class to make your business promotion unforgettable.
  • Experience a romantic get-away in the middle of your wedding day.
  • Elegantly transport you from your home/hotel to church and/or church to the reception.
  • Singing Christmas carols to the horse's clippity-clop and sleigh bells on a cool winter evening make the holidays complete.
  • Heading to the Wedding, Just Hitched, or Just Married sign.
  • Driver and coachman in top hat and tails or western attire.
  • Preview / Reconnaissance of carriage route prior to the event.
  • Horse drawn vehicle consultation for weddings or events.
  • Carriage or wagon pulled by a pair or a single carriage horse at 4 to 6 miles per hour on paved roads.
  • Diaper bags and rubber shoes on horses.
  • Full insurance coverage

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We share our back yard with our Haflinger horses. Each has an extra large stall with rubber matting on the floor and shavings changed daily. The horses have a beautiful view of the valley from their stalls. In summer they frolic and graze in their hillside pastures above Martinez.

Fancy Ferriage uses a pair or a single carriage horse. These carriage horses like to travel at a rate of 4 to 6 MPH. Each of our horses receives extensive training before they are allowed to participate in events. Only those horses that have a temperament suited to the work pass the training. Every horse is bathed and groomed prior to each event. All of our horses wear rubber boots to protect their feet and provide them with traction on pavement. They wear diapers to protect the pavement from the horses.

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Our Vis--vis Carriage (White with royal blue upholstery) is an exquisite reproductions of elegant carriages, which was brought to America from France in the early 1800s. It has velvet upholstery and convertible top.

We also have wagonettes, a covered wagon and surreys with a fringe on top. Each of these reproductions was hand crafted with natural oak bodies and hickory running gear.

Upon request we will provide:

  • Just Married, Just Hitched, or Heading to the Wedding signs for the back of the carriages.
  • Carriage decorated with your flowers or streamers.

Carriages are appropriately decorated for holidays, have blankets and can be fully enclosed during inclement weather.

Our Drivers and Coachmen have had years of training and experience. They take a great deal of pride in presentation, execution of their duties and in the spotless condition of horse, carriage, tack and their own costumes. The costumes range from formal top hat and tails to western, what ever best suits the occasion.

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For Private Events:

 

      Carriage, White 4 passenger

 

      Carriage, Vis-a-Vis 4 passenger

 

      Carriage, Four Passanger Vis-à-vis on Mare Island

 

 

 

For Private Events Or Commercial Use:

 

      Open Wagon , Blond Oak 10 adult passengers

 

      Hotel Surrey , 10 adult passengers

 

      Covered Wagon 10 adult passengers

 

      Hitch Wagon - Funeral
      Military Caisson

 

      Four Horse Hitch

 

      Linzer Wagonette

 

      Carriage, Pumpkin Leaf Carriage

 

      T-Cart

 

 

 

For Commercial Use/Public Events
(Multiple Trips & Passengers)

 

      Carriage, White 4 passenger

 

      Half Covered Wagon Up To 10 Passengers

 

      Hotel Surrey 10 Adult Passengers

 

 

 

Thirty (30) miles of transportation for carriage/wagon and horses
(from our stable to and from your event) is included in our base price.

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