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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 $2,099
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.
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.
  • 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
  • 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 $1,879
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: 16, 23 Jun; 14*(Full) Jul; 11* Aug; 8, 14 Sep (* High Season)
  • 2019 10 day pack trip: 30 Jun; 21* Jul; 18* Aug (* High Season)
  • 2019 Mount Prairie Combo: 14 Sep
  • 2019 Great Plains Trail and Mount Prairie Spring Edition: 25 May (Full)
  • 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.
Sparkling Waters
from $2,895
Summary:
Wild camping trip in the pristine nature of the Yukon
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 15 August; 2 Sept
  • 2019: 27 May; 16 June; 06 (FULL), 22 (FULL) July; 11 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.
Gallop in Moon Valley Oct 2011
from $3,639
Summary:
Fantastic riding adventure in the driest desert in the world, the Atacama desert in Chile. Long hours, fast riding, excellent horses.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 20 October; 7 November
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Calama Airport, Chile (CJC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident in walk, trot and canter and riding fit
  • Usual Group Size: 5-12. A small group supplement is applicable for groups of less than 5, please see detailed prices and the notes section below.
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour.
Taking a rest
from $3,149
Summary:
The ultimate challenge - cross the High Andes along the remote historic route. For the adventurous, tough and reasonably fit only.
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 28 Dec
  • 2019: 13 Jan; 17 Feb
  • Additional dates are available on requests for groups of 10 or more from Dec - March.
  • Trip Length: 9 days / 8 nights / 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Santiago, Chile at 2pm.
    End point of ride - Mendoza, Argentina. It is possible to catch a bus back to Santiago at the end of the ride - this takes 6 hours and costs in the region of $40
  • Riding Ability Required: From fit and confident novice onwards. Min age 10.
  • Usual Group Size: 10-15
  • Transfer: Included from Santiago and back to Mendoza at end of ride. Transfer time is approx 2 hours.
Chile Estancia Ride Patagonia
from $5,899
Summary:
Overnight lodging on comfortable estancias surrounding the Torres Del Paine National Park, exciting riding in the park - wild glaciers and iceberg-filled lakes - and riding with the gauchos on their cattle ranches.

This trip suits experienced riders wishing to combine some local flavour and comfortable accommodation and a high level of service with their outdoor riding adventure. 
Departure Dates:
  • 2018: 19 December
  • 2019: 19(full) January; 2(full), 19 February: 19 March
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Hostal El Establo, Puerto Natales, Chile
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate to advanced with good fitness, minimum age 12, max age 70 (exceptions may be made, please enquire)
  • Usual Group Size: 2 to 10
  • Transfer: Not included - private transfers to/from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales can be arranged at an additional cost. Alternatively there is a very good bus service available.
Riding in Tibet
from $4,079
Summary:
Unique cultural experience of the Tagong Horse Race Festival and riding in the remote mountains with nomadic herders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 30 Jul - 13 Aug
  • Trip Length: 15 days /14 nights /8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Chengdu Airport, China (CTU)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: all road transfers are included

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