Meet Aardvark! This awesome appaloosa mule is both broke to ride and pack. He is a favourite among many and has quite the character! A lesson all of the new packers must learn when packing Aardvark is he loves food. He will eat anything you offer him. He not only

Meet Amigo! This little horse absolutely loves taking guests into the back country on our multi-day trips! He is a sure-footed and reliable horse that we can always count on to take our younger and more nervous guests down the trail. Amigo has been on every trail and to every

Meet Bart! Bart is trained to both ride and to pull carriages and sleighs. Bart used to work downtown Banff taking guests on carriage rides, but has decided to make a change and take guest around horseback to see the trails around Banff National Park. Bart is always full of

Meet Turnpike! This big, beautiful boy and his brother Trooper came to Banff Trail Riders in 2017. Turnpike is always eager to please and has a playful personality. He absolutely loves the water; splashing around in the river is his favourite activity. Anyone who gets the pleasure of riding this

Super Trooper! Trooper is a friendly fellow that enjoys taking guests into the backcountry on our multiday adventures. He came to Banff Trail Riders in 2017 with his brother Turnpike. Trooper has a huge heart and is always eager to please. Anyone who has the pleasure of riding this boy

Tater! This cute little paint pony will steel your heart! He enjoys lots of attention from his two-legged friends and is one of the first ones at the gate in the morning. This youngster is a recent addition to Banff Trail Riders and will be continuing his training as a

Meet Roper! Roper is one of our hard working mules that takes groceries, duffel and feed out to our most remote camps. Roper loves his job, and even cries out to his packer saying “you forgot me” if he is left behind at camp for a day off. He loves

Meet Lakota! This appaloosa gelding has a “blanket” pattern over his rump – blanketed appaloosas have a large white patch over the hind end with spots the same colour as the rest of their body. This handsome fellow is currently a guide horse, leading the way and showing our guests

Meet Bugsy! Bugsy came to Banff Trail Riders at the beginning of 2015 with his brother Jesus and they are the smallest of their Banff Trail Riders’ mule family. Bugsy used to be very timid around people, and super hard to catch. Now he will come right up to you

Meet CB! CB is named for the freeze brand on his right hip which resembles a “C lazy B”. CB joined the Banff Trail Riders team with some pretty cool training behind him. Although he just wasn’t cut out to make it to the top of this athletic career, he