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.
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.
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.
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.
On this horseback riding vacation, explore the wilderness of Canada with expert trackers and assist with conservation efforts from this friendly dude ranch. Staying on-site each night, horseback 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.
This horseback riding vacation is a rare chance to experience a remote wilderness, the westernmost of Canada's territories that borders Alaska. The area is inaccessible by car or plane, a world away from the usual day trips out of Whitehorse. On this 2-week equine pack trip, all supplies are taken on packhorses with only one resupply by float plane halfway through the trip. Read Louise Carpenter's account of this trip in the Telegraph Travel magazine.
Enjoy four and five day horseback riding pack trips exploring one of the few pristine wildernesses left in the world; the Yukon territory, Canada. Enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains, comfortable camping accommodation and untouched wilderness. This is an equestrian adventure for horseback riders of all levels.
An equestrian vacation in spectacular and dramatic landscapes made up of salt basins (salares), sand and lava flows, following 2 natural river systems from the high Andes which cut deep canyons into the sandstone, attracting a surprising variety of wildlife.
The horseback riding route is from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama, a natural oasis, and camp in tents under brilliant clear skies. The ride is at all paces through challenging terrain on excellent Criollo horses. An incredible adventure that isn't too hot due to the 6,000ft altitude. See Atacama videos on YouTube.
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The ultimate horseback riding challenge - cross the High Andes along this remote, historic equestrian route. For adventurous, tough and reasonably fit horseback riders only.
A horseback riding vacation into the furthest reaches of Tibet, sleeping by night in painted festival tents at the Shamalong Horse Festival, guesthouses and a Tibetan nunnery, combined with horseback riding through majestic peaks and across endless grasslands by day. Experienced riders only