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Unforgettable Horseback Tours To Take In British Columbia

horseback tours in bc

One of the most underrated outdoor activities (unless you’re a pro) is horseback riding. There are lots of tours in the province that are suitable for all levels of the sport.

To some, it may seem intimidating, but it’s a fun way to get outside and soak up the scenery. Check out the most unforgettable horseback tours in BC.


Horseback Tours in BC

Okanagan Stables in Kelowna


A fun horseback riding experience for all levels of riders to enjoy. This spot is in Oyama, near Vernon with a plethora of lush trails to explore that will take your breath away. They have a variety of tours available that range in price from $35 to $125. For a truly memorable experience, they even have a ride and swim package.

Big Bar Guest Ranch in Clinton


Breathe in the fresh air from the comfort of your saddle while overlooking the beautiful Fraser River. Get a real taste for the countryside at this ranch in Clinton. They offer both morning and afternoon 2.5 hour rides. Stay on the ranch in a cozy little cabin for $225-$300 a night, depending on the month. It’s a great way to enjoy the scenery and get a few horseback rides in during your trip.

Mountain View Adventures in Smithers


Head to Smithers to find this horseback riding adventure company that offers unsurpassed mountain views. They have one hour rides for $30, three hour rides for $90, day rides for $175 and even an exclusive ride & dine package. That one follows up a horseback riding session with a full-on cowboy cookout.


Myra Canyon Ranch in Kelowna


An idyllic spot for horseback riders who want to take in the spectacular views of the countryside. Located just above Kelowna, stay in a lodge where you can appreciate a plethora of activities, including of course, horseback riding. Prices range from $249 to $549 depending on the time of year and which style of accommodation you choose.

Echo Valley Ranch & Spa in Jesmond


Visit ‘cowboy country’ in BC’s scenic Cariboo region. Take a trail ride through the region’s rolling hills, just five hours away from Vancouver. They offer guided horseback riding tours for two hours ($95) and six hours ($215). Pack a picnic lunch while taking in all the forested trails and open country overlooking spectacular canyons.

Glen Valley Stables in Langley


Just 45 minutes away from Vancouver, these stables are the perfect place to pick up horseback riding lessons and tours. Guides take you on a memorable trail ride through the serene Campbell Valley Park. They have a one hour ($60) and two hour ($105) tour, suitable for all levels of riders.


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