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Riding tours, Working & Guest Ranches and Cattle Drive

Alberta

Riding tours:

Kananaskis Country Ride (7 or 10 days)

Banff National Park Lodge Ride (4, 5 or 6 days)


Ranches:


Porcupine Hills Working Ranch and Round Ups (7 days)


Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan River Valley Ranch (8 days)

 

Homeplace Ranch Saskatchewan Ranch Porcupine Hills Ranch Banff Nationalpark Kananaskis Country

Horseback riding vacations in Alberta and Saskatchewan

From the moment of arrival Alberta’s grandeur and beauty are obvious. Rolling foothills, intimidating mountains and prehistoric hoodoos are a few of Alberta’s more distinct natural landmarks.

Horse riding holidays in Alberta are many and varied. In Banff you can enjoy horse riding in the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park on our Banff Tenting Ride and Banff Lodge Ride. Explore the Kananaskis area on our Continental Divide Ride. In Southern Alberta experience some true ranch style hospitality on our High Plains Drifter Ride and Porcupine Hills Cow Camp. And finally, near Calgary (home of the world famous stampede) enjoy a ranch style holiday on our Southern Alberta Ranch ride.

Most impressive are Alberta’s Rocky Mountains and Kananaskis Country, which facilitate the world famous resort towns of Banff, Jasper, Canmore, Kananaskis, Lake Louise and Waterton. Dinosaur hunters flock to Drumheller, home of the acclaimed Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, where the desert topography yields countless fossils and prehistoric discoveries.

Alberta’s rural heritage can be further explored with a visit to the vast farmlands of Alberta’s Heartland, Southern Alberta and Northern Alberta. Calgary, home of the globally recognized Calgary Stampede is best known for its warm hospitality and close proximity to the Rockies.

Some of the most enduring images of Saskatchewan are endless fields of golden wheat waving in a gentle breeze, stoic grain elevators and modest, welcoming communities where the pace of life leaves time for living. Even though times change and people come and go, one true thing endures: the Saskatchewan prairie way of life.

Saskatchewan’s people are its heart and soul – warm, friendly and deeply connected to the land. Join Equitour on a real working ranch getaway with breathtaking sunsets. Our River Valley Ranch is located close to Lake Diefenbaker, and is a unique opportunity to partake in day to day life on a real Saskatchewan ranch. Here you can live the cowboy dream, riding and roping, and spending evenings around the campfire under a prairie sky.



 

 

 

 

 

Alberta - Overview riding tours and ranches

 

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RIDING TOUR Kananaskis Country Ride
Spectacular landscape within the National Park

Riding tour through the rough beauty of the Rocky Mountains (7 or 10 days) RTAB18

  • from the rivers in the plains around Calgary into the alpine mountains
  • Camps are set up for one or two nights - rides with and without pack horses
  • different riding pace
  • steep climbing and great views

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RIDING TOUR Banff National Park Lodge Ride
Overnights in two rustic lodges (Trails 4 or 5 days) RTAB17

  • Accommodation in cozy log cabins with fireplace
  • "Comfort" as in the earlier days: Gas lanterns, candles and oven heated with wood
  • slow riding pace along the historic "Strom Pack Trail".
  • spectacular views of Alberta and British Columbia
  • ideal for all who love nature but don´t want to camp

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RANCH Porcupine Hills Working Ranch and Round Ups
Endless pastures within the Porcupine Hills
(7 days)

WRAB04

  • Working Ranch with Cattle Drives and Round Ups
  • Western lessons without supplement
  • pure western lifestyle
  • comfortable rooms
  • accommodation in rustic log cabins upon request
  • over 600 cattle and 80 horses

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Saskatchewan - Overview ranches


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RANCH La Reata - Saskatchewan River Valley Ranch
Cowboy romance on a real Working Ranch with Cattle Drives
Endless Canadian vastness and authentic ranch life WRSK01

  • Authentic cowboy life
  • trail rides in a wonderful and unique landscape
  • cattle work and unlimited riding
  • Branding Week in spring and Round Up in fall
  • 2-day-ride with overnight under the stars optional
  • fishing, swimming, water ski, boat and canoe tours
  • Whirlpool
  • excursions to rodeos possible

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