Please take a moment to review the restrictions and waivers required for activities with Banff Trail Riders.

Restrictions

  • Guests participating in the trail horseback rides need to be 8 years or over, and guests participating in backcountry rides need to be 9 years or over.
  • All horseback rides have a maximum weight of 250lbs.


  • Please note that children will not be paired with an adult – they must ride their own horse.
  • For our foreign visitors we require an understanding of basic English for our horseback rides, so that you can understand simple instructions from our guides.
  • Children aged 15 years and under must have someone 18 years and older with them.
  • For safety purposes helmets are mandatory to be worn by all riders on a trail ride, and all backcountry riders aged under 18 years of age. Helmets are optional but recommended for backcountry riders aged 18 years and over.
  • Riders must wear closed toed shoes – no open toe shoes or shoes with big heels.
  • Adults must sign a waiver for all activities, and a waiver must also be completed by the parent or guardian of any person under the age of 18.

Waivers

Waiver for Adults (Summer)

Adults must sign a waiver for all activities including hourly rides, backcountry trips and carriage rides.

Banff Trail Riders Waiver for Adults

Waiver for Adults (Winter)

Adults must sign a waiver for all activities including Sundance Lodge stays and sleigh rides.

Banff Trail Riders' Winter Waiver for Adults

Waiver for Minors

Parents/guardians must complete a waiver for any minors (under 18) for all activities.

Banff Trail Riders Waiver for Minors under 18