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Unforgettable Horseback Tours To Take In British Columbia

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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.

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Horseback Tours in BC

Okanagan Stables in Kelowna

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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

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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

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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.

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Myra Canyon Ranch in Kelowna

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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

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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

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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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