Horse Riding Holidays in NORTH AMERICA

...read more
Clear Filter

Continent

Country

Region

Riding Ability

When to go

Duration nights

Cost

Holiday Features

Adventure Level

Accommodation Features

Riding Features

Special Offer

Yes
Clear Filter
26 Found
  Sort by: Show Per Page
Summary:
Set at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Canada this small working cattle ranch is the real thing. For novice riders onwards, slower pace on ranch stay, faster for cattle drives. On 2 week programmes guests will experience cattle work and learn the basic techniques of working cattle and ranch roping.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018 Ranch stay and short break: 3, 17 Jun; 15 (FULL), 22 Jul; 5 Aug; 2, 9 Sept.
  • 2018 Cattle drives: 12 (FULL) Aug; 26 (FULL) Sept (extended stays possible).
  • 2018 Branding Week: 10 (FULL) Jun
  • 2018 Cowpuncher: 15 Jul; 2 Sept.
  • Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights - cowpuncher
    7 days / 6 nights - ranch stay, cattle drives & branding week
    5 days / 4 nights - short break
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Calgary International airport (YYC) or hotel close to the airport. Set transfer pickup time is between noon and 6pm on Sundays and the drop off time is between noon and 6pm on Saturdays.
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards. For cattle drives riders must be at intermediate level due to the rough terrain and long hours in the saddle. Minimum age 14.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2018: C$315 1st passenger and C$52.50 thereafter, payable on site OR bus from Calgary C$90pp. Approx. transfer time 2 hours.
Summary:
Experience a true wilderness in the heart of British Columbia. Ranch stays and cattle drives aboard sure-footed Tennessee Walkers and Quarter Horses.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: Anyday arrival from 15 June to 8 September.
  • Trip Length: Per night, minimum stay 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: Around 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Williams Lake Airport (YWL) or the ranch.
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: 2018: Airport transfer from Williams Lake, $180 per person or $270 per couple return, payable on-site. Please take the early afternoon flight from Vancouver.
Summary:
Trail rides and riding lessons set in the stunning Canadian countryside, flanked by three mountain ranges, forests and open plains.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: open from 1st May to 30th September, any day departure.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The ranch, or Edmonton Airport if transfers have been booked.
  • Riding Ability Required: From beginner onwards, the rides are adjusted to the level of the rider.
  • Usual Group Size: Lessons 1-6
    Trail rides 1-8
    Ranch accommodation 1-16
  • Transfer: 2018: Car hire is strongly recommended. A shuttle service is available for 200 CD$ 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 $2,195
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:
  • 2018: 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: 2018: Included from meeting point. It is also possible to arrange transfers from Canmore, please enquire for cost.
Riding by the lake
from $1,529
Summary:
Pack trip into a remote lakeside cabin (pack horses carry all provisions for the week) and explore the remote wilderness from this base on easy going Tennessee Walker or Quarter horses. Experience true wilderness in the heart of British Columbia with accommodation in tents or cabin.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 6, 20 July; 3, 17, 31 August
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Williams Lake Airport (YWL) or the ranch.
  • Riding Ability Required: From intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2-6
  • Transfer: 2018: Airport transfer from Williams Lake, $180 per person or $270 per couple return, payable on-site. Please take the early afternoon flight from Vancouver.
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:
  • 2018 6 Day Escorted: 13 to 18 September
  • 2018 6 Day: Thursday and Sunday departures between 24 June and 13 September.
  • 2018 4 Day: Wednesday departures between 27 June and 22 September
  • 2018 3 Day: Monday departures between 21 May and 8 October
  • 2018 2 Day: Saturday departures between 19 May and 6 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: From novice onwards. 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 $1,959
Summary:
Pack trips through the Canadian Rockies - the real deal with awe-inspiring scenery and remote camp sites.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018 7 day pack trips: 17 (FULL) Jun; 15 (FULL) Jul; 5 (FULL) Aug; 8 (FULL), 23 (FULL), 30 (FULL) Sept.
  • 2018 10 day pack trips: 24 Jun; 12, 26 Aug.
  • 2018 Great Plains Trail & Mount Prairie Spring Edition: 26 May
  • 2018 Mount Prairie Combo: 8 (FULL) Sept.
  • 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 for Great Plains
  • 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.
Sparkling Waters
from $3,025
Summary:
Wild camping trip in the pristine nature of the Yukon
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 27 May; 17 June; 8, 28 July; 15 August; 2 Sept
  • Trip Length: 13 days / 12 nights/ 11 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.
Fast ride
from $1,765
Summary:
Vehicle supported camping trip in an emblematic part of the USA. Great riding for intermediate riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 26 February (full)
  • Trip Length: 6 days/ 5 nights / 5 or 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 hours daily
  • Meeting point: St George, Utah, USA
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable at walk, trot, canter and some galloping in rough terrain
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Shuttle bus from Las Vegas to St George, Utah US$45 each way
Canyon ride
from $2,675
Summary:
Cross three distinct portions of the Navajo Indian Reservation on this authentic camping trail. This ride is for people who are willing to forego creature comforts to become immersed in the unique culture and dramatic landscape of Navajoland.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 21 April; 6 October.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights /7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 hours daily
  • Meeting point: St George, Utah at 09.00
  • Riding Ability Required: From intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 6-14
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. From Las Vegas to St George there is a regular shuttle service
26 Found | Back to Top
123

Unicorn Blog

A Year in Ranches
The image of a cowboy in his patterned leather boots and wide-brimmed hat, sat astride his trusted horse with lasso swirling, is one that everyone is familiar with from childhood.
Read More >
Riding in Majorca
Horse riding holiday in Majorca
If the thought of Majorca and its vibrant nightlife is what excites you then this holiday probably isn’t for you!
Read More >
Top 10 Holidays with Faster Riding in Europe
Catalonia Extreme Trail, Spain
Europe boasts an impressive variety of cultures and terrains, and since the advent of the budget airline industry it is now easier to get to than ever.
Read More >