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Riding the lost trail
from US $3,005
Summary:

Riding in the same area as the Continental Divide Trail, this is for experienced horseback riders only who are happy to gallop while out on the trail, and explore routes that are home to elk, big horn sheep, and little else!  A team and wagon is used to set up one camp, then a truck takes the horses and riders to different areas during the trip to expedite the jump from one mountain area to another. Enjoy horsebackriding in the highest and wildest areas of the Alberta Rockies - not one for the faint-hearted!

Riding through Banff National Park
from US $2,345
Summary:

This horseback riding vacation is ideal for all levels of rider as it is kept at a walk, however a good stomach for heights is necessary as you may reach 8,100 feet!  Riders will pick their way amidst dense fragrant pines and snow-crested mountains, and enjoy comfortable accommodation in the charming backcountry lodges. These lodges are remote, but offer gourmet cuisine made by professional chefs and the solar heated showers provide that little bit of luxury for those less keen on 'roughing it'.

Riding through the river in Banff National Park
from US $2,879
Summary:

Explore the backcountry of Banff National Park on this horseback riding vacation with comfortable lodge accommodation. Sure-footed horses take horseback 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

Cougar Creek, Canadian Pack Trip
from US $4,429
Summary:

This horseback vacation offers a combination of high mountains and grasslands, travelling through three iconic Alberta landscapes. The equine adventure starts just 1 hour from Calgary in the forested foothills of the Rocky Mountains.We then truck 350km to the vast grasslands in Southeastern Alberta to finish the horseback riding on the high plateau of the Cypress Hills near the Saskatchewan border.

Camping under the stars is interspersed with 4 lodge nights, allowing  a hot shower and a comfortable night’s sleep every few days. This equine horseback holidaty is suitable for fit, adventurous riders with intermediate and above riding skills.

Riding in Alberta in the Fall
from US $2,805
Summary:

Experience Alberta in all its autumn glory on this horseback riding adventure, just an hours drive from Calgary.  Unlike some equine pack trips, this ranch-based vacation provides comfortable accommodation to come home to each evening, making this horseback riding vacation particularly special. Breakfast and dinner are served in the guesthouse, while lunches are held on the trail as a picnic. Riders will need good riding fitness and be comfortable at a walk, trot and canter to fully enjoy this trip.

Canadian Mountain Ride
from US $3,345
Summary:

This ranch-based horseback vacation is based at two locations, one each side of the continental divide. Start the equine adventure riding though the stunning Kannanaskis County of Alberta, before loading the horses to drive to British Columbia for the second stage of the ride. Here horseback riders will enjoy riding through the larch forests. This is the perfect equestrian vacation for intermediate riders.

Opal Mountain Range, Canada Pack Trip
from US $4,085
Summary:

This equestrian pack trip is designed for adventurous horseback riders who are up to the challenge of covering between 170 and 200 km of rugged mountain trails in Kananaskis Country, and camping out in 4 different mountain wilderness locations. Horseback riders will begin in the foothills of the Rockies and progress westwrd, deeper into the mountains. Pack horse free days allow for faster riding on some days.

 

Cougar Creek, Canadian Pack Trip
from US $2,869
Summary:

Take a horseback riding vacation through the forests and meadows of Kananaskis country, before exploring the higher reaches of the Rocky Mountains. Camp in unspoilt locations surrounded by the vastness of nature, just as the first explorers of this country did whilst enjoying hearty food by campfire.  This horseback ride has some rugged trails, riders will need good balance and control of the horse through these sections, we recommend intermediate or above for this one. 

Cougar Creek, Canadian Pack Trip
from US $2,909
Summary:

Explore 3 awe-inspiring mountain valleys including the majestic Opal Range, separated by the Tombstone pass over 5-days of horseback riding. Camp in unspoilt locations surrounded by the vastness of nature and enjoy great food made on camp fires. 

Much of the trail is done at a walk, with the occasional trot and canter were the terrain allows. However, we recommend intermediate or above riding ability as some of the terrain is tricky and requires good balance and control over the horse. 

Wildlife pack trip in Canada
from US $2,479
Summary:

This horseback riding vacation is 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 the knowledgeable guides. 

While on the trail, accommodation is in canvas tents out in the wilderness, this trip really gets horseback riders close to nature.

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