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Taking part in a cattle drive
from $1,679
Summary:

Experience Canada's wild west on this working guest ranch at the foot of the Coast Mountains in western Canada. Guests can relax and get away from modern life in this uninhabited landscape, riding out in small groups aboard quality horses. Non-riders can relax in the hot tub, go fishing or even try their hand at gold panning in the creek that runs through the ranch. This destination offers the tranquility of a remote location, comfortable accommodation and riding for all levels.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: 15 May - 15 Oct any day arrival, winter dates available on request.
  • Trip Length: 2019: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
    2020: 8 days / 7 nights / 5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Williams Lake Airport (YWL)
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-15
  • Transfer: 2019: from Williams Lake available for C$130 round trip
    2020: from Williams Lake available for C$160 round trip 1st person (any additional C$80 pp) payable on site
Ranch and facilities with snowy mountains
from $1,459
Summary:
Trail rides and riding lessons set in the stunning Canadian countryside, flanked by three mountain ranges, forests and open plains.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 13 May; 10 June; 2 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The ranch, or Edmonton Airport if transfers have been booked.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, the rides are adjusted to the level of the rider.
  • Usual Group Size: Lessons 1-6
    Trail rides 1-8
    Ranch accommodation 1-16
  • Transfer: 2019: Car hire is strongly recommended. A shuttle service is available for 200 CD$ per car (1-4) each way, on request. It's a 5 hour drive from the airport. A Greyhound bus is an option too.
Riding along a dry river bed
from $2,395
Summary:

A stunning pack trip through the wild mountains of Alberta for riders of all levels. Stay in cosy cabins as you explore the unspoilt Ghost River area on this adventurous ride.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019/20: On request between June and October for a minimum of 2 riders.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours (some days may exceed 7 hours)
  • Meeting point: Calgary International Airport or the hotel in Banff.
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards, riders must be able to mount and dismount unaided. Experience of riding over rough or steep terrain is useful but not necessary.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from meeting point. It is also possible to arrange transfers from Canmore, please enquire for cost.
Summary:

This relaxed working cattle-guest ranch in Saskatchewan has plenty to explore with nine miles of water frontage and more than 5,000 acres of rolling pasture and a herd of two hundred and fifty cows and calves.

Experience the cowboy way of life under the endless sky of the Canadian prairies and ride where the Blackfoot Indians once camped as they hunted bison across the vast plains. Overnight in simple log cabins with en suite rooms, relax in the hot tub after each day.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: No set departures. Guests are welcome any day between May 20th and October 10th.
  • NO AVAILABILITY IN 2019
  • Trip Length: 2 night minimum stay. We recommend a 7 night trip.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Saskatoon Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: All abilities can be catered for. Groups can be split according to ability when riding out on the trail.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10 for riding out
  • Transfer: Saskatoon Airport: from CAD $189 return per person, see below itinerary for more details.
Summary:
Explore the backcountry of Banff National Park on this horse riding holiday with comfortable lodge accommodation. Sure-footed horses take riders of any level through the wilderness around Bow River and up in to the mountains, with gourmet food, a crackling fire and comfortable beds each night.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 6 Day: Thursday and Sunday departures between 23 June and 12 September.
  • 2019 4 Day: Wednesday departures between 26 June and 11 September
  • 2019 3 Day: Monday departures between 20 May and 7 October
  • 2019 2 Day: Saturday departures between 18 May and 5 October
  • 2020 6 Day: Thursday and Sunday departures between 21 June and 10 September.
  • 2020 4 Day: Wednesday departures between 24 June and 9 September
  • 2020 3 Day: Monday departures between 18 May and 12 October
  • 2020 2 Day: Saturday departures between 16 May and 10 October
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding. Shorter stays between 2 and 4 days also available.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The meeting point is at the stables
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels. Riders should be able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6. Private groups of up to 12 can be arranged.
  • Transfer: Transfers from the airport can be arranged through Banff Airporter or through us. From $118 per person return.
Cougar Creek, Canadian Pack Trip
from $2,125
Summary:
Pack trips through the Canadian Rockies - the real deal with awe-inspiring scenery and remote camp sites.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 7 day pack trip: 8, 14 (full) Sep (* High Season)
  • 2019: 10 day pack trip: 18* Aug (* High Season)
  • 2019: Mount Prairie Combo: 14 (full) Sep
  • 2019: Great Plains Trail and Mount Prairie Spring Edition: 25 May (Full)
  • 2020: 7 day pack trip: 21 Jun; 12* Jul; 9* Aug; 12 Sep (* High Season)
  • 2020: 10 day pack trip: 28 Jun; 19* Jul; 16*, 30* Aug (* High Season)
  • 2020: Mount Prairie Combo: 23 May; 12 Sep
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n or 10d/9n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hrs per day with breaks
  • Meeting point: Calgary Airport (YYC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot, canter on a good horse. Intermediate and above for Great Plains and Mountain Prairie combos.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from Calgary airport or town at around 4pm. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour. Return transfer arrives to the airport approx. 11am.
Wildlife pack trip in Canada
from $2,245
Summary:

An immersive nature experience, travelling on horseback through the Canadian wilderness and exploring the fauna and flora living there. Learn the instincts and habits of an abundance of wildlife including bears, eagles, mountain goats, moose, cougars and wolves from your knowledgeable guides. 
Overnight in canvas tents out in the wilderness, this ride gets you really close to nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: May to October. 7 day programmes start on Sundays, 4 day programmes start on Mondays or Thursdays.
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/7 days riding or 4 days/3 nights/4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hours per day.
  • Meeting point: The Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Vancouver
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards, riders must be able to mount and dismount unaided
  • Usual Group Size: 1-7
  • Transfer: 2019: Approx. £225 return per person from Vancouver to ranch on set dates. Special group rates available, please enquire. Additional charges applied for transfers at other times. Transfers are payable in advance.
Riding in wild meadows
from $1,915
Summary:
Explore the wilderness of Canada with expert trackers and assist with conservation efforts from this friendly dude ranch. Staying on-site each night, trails into the nearby mountains are home to all sorts of special native species. This is also ideal for non-riding partners who can participate in wildlife treks or other activities on the ranch.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 1 May to 31 October. 4 day programmes start Mondays or Thursdays. 7 day programmes start on Sundays
  • Trip Length: 4 days/3 nights
    Extra nights available upon request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Vancouver
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-20. Trail rides will be split according to ability with a maximum of 7 per group.
  • Transfer: 2019: Approx. £225 per person return from Vancouver. Special group rates available, please enquire. Transfers are payable in advance.
Sparkling Waters
from $3,069
Summary:
Wild camping trip in the pristine nature of the Yukon
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 27 May(FULL); 16 June; (FULL) 06 (FULL), 22 (FULL) July; 11 (FULL) August
  • 2020: 31 May; 21 June; 11 July; 2 August.
  • Trip Length: 13 days / 12 nights/ 10 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Whitehorse International Airport, Yukon (YXY)
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable in all paces on varied terrain and fit enough to spend up to eight hours a day in the saddle. Because pack horses are in the group, almost the entire ride is at walk.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. It is a ten minute drive to the ranch.
Horses in the Yukon
from $1,369
Summary:

Explore one of the few pristine wildernesses left in the world on these pack trips into the Yukon territory in Canada. You'll enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains, camping accommodation and untouched wilderness. This is a ride for adventurous riders from beginner level onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 5 Aug, 22 Aug, 1 Sep
  • Trip Length: 4 nights/5 days/5 days riding
    3 nights/4 days/4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Whitehorse Airport YXY, Canada.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onward.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-6
  • Transfer: 2019: $175 per person return from Whitehorse airport to the ranch, around 50 minutes. Payable on-site in cash.

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