Enjoy a horseback riding adventure on the Continental divide between Alberta and British Columbia. While supplies are transported by horse-drawn wagon through the valleys, horseback riders are free to pick up the pace between passes. Camping out in the wilderness, this is one for adventurous equestrian adventurers who want to get off the beaten track and explore this wildlife-filled region... not only at a walk.
This equine pack trip vacation incorporates two of the most breathtaking high mountain rides, traveling across 3 major river basins. This horseback riding adventure has been developed to provide new and different riding opportunities for those who return to the Continental Divide regularly.
This equestrian adventure is designed for experienced and adventurous riders, on rugged trails with breathtaking scenery, and riding up to heights of 9,000ft (2,750m).
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!
Experience Canada's wild-west on this working guest ranch at the foot of the Coast Mountains in western Canada. Relax and get away from modern life in this uninhabited landscape, enjoying horseback riding in small groups aboard quality horses. There are plenty of activities to keep non-riders busy. This destination offers the tranquility of a remote location, comfortable accommodation and horseback riding for all levels.
This horseback riding vacation is held at a relaxed working cattle-guest ranch in Saskatchewan, and has plenty to explore for equine adventurers. Experience the cowboy way of life under the endless sky of the Canadian prairies, while overnighting in simple log cabins with en-suite rooms. Relax in the hot tub after each day.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.