Saddle Up & See The Beauty Of Calgary, Banff, & The Canadian Rockies

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of riding a horse through the beautiful countryside near Calgary. As you gallop through the fields, you can feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your face while surrounded by Canada’s incredible scenery, wildlife, and natural landscapes.

We’ve helped thousands of travellers explore Canada on horseback for more than 60 years. Over the past six decades, we’ve made it our mission to provide riders with an unforgettable experience that they’ll cherish forever.

Book your horseback riding tour today for a truly unique and unforgettable horse riding experience near Calgary. We offer all kinds of adventures and travel experiences, including horseback rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, and private sightseeing carriage rides.

Highlights:

  • Stunning scenery: Calgary is surrounded by beautiful mountains, forests, and prairies. Riders can enjoy incredible views of the Canadian Rockies and the surrounding landscape while they ride.
  • Peace and quiet: Horseback riding is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the peace and quiet of nature.
  • At your convenience: With over 300 horses in our stables, you’ll be paired with a horse that is suited to your experience level. You’ll also be accompanied by an experienced, friendly cowboy guide.
Take a guided horseback ride along the Bow River with Banff Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies
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Bow River Ride – 1 Hr

Treat yourself to a relaxing one-hour ride that takes you past some of the most awe-evoking scenery in Banff National Park.   Ride along the tranquil Bow River, an area home to wildlife in amongst the thick marshes and grassy
per person
Throughout the day
1 Hour
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Horseback ride through the Spray River with Banff Trail Riders

Spray River Ride – 1 Hr

Cross a tranquil river on horseback and then admire an enchanting Rocky Mountain waterfall.   The one-hour Spray River Horseback Ride gives you a great introduction to the untouched wilderness that can be found just outside the Banff townsite. Breathe
per person
Throughout the day
1 Hour
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Banff Horseback Rides with Banff Trail Riders

Sundance Loop Ride – 2 Hrs

This wilderness adventure offers riders the perfect opportunity to relax and reconnect with nature – in true western form.   You’ll explore stunning sections of wilderness on this two-hour trip, providing a chance to spot wildlife that you might not
per person
9:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm
2 Hours
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Follow your guide on a scenic Bow River horseback ride with Banff Trail Riders in the Canadian Rockies
Limited Space

Bow Valley Loop Ride – 3 Hrs

This thrilling three-hour journey might get you up close and personal with some of the most unique wildlife in Banff.   Explore the rustic terrain and grassy meadows of the Bow Valley. As you follow the trail, you’ll get to gaze
per person
1:30pm
3 Hours
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Spray River horseback trail ride with Banff Trail Riders
Limited Space

Sulphur Mountain Ride – 4 Hrs

Explore the spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery on this four-hour Sulphur Mountain horseback ride excursion. Ride two thirds up Sulphur Mountain, one of Banff’s most iconic mountains, visit a famous landmark hotel, spot elk or coyotes in the brush and then
per person
12:30pm
4 Hours
8yrs+, 230lbs limit
Banff Family Carriage Ride with Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

Banff Downtown Private Carriage Rides

Private horse-drawn carriage tours are available daily from downtown Banff, the ultimate western sightseeing tour. We offer three tours from downtown Banff as well as the ability to customize a tour specifically for you. Prices are per carriage, and each
per booking
Throughout the day
15 Mins, 30 Mins
All Ages
Family Fun

Banff Stables Private Carriage Rides

Private horse-drawn carriage tours are perfect for romantic outings or family adventures, the ultimate western sightseeing tour. We offer two tours from our Banff Warner Stables, as well as the ability to customize a tour specifically for you. Prices are
per booking
Throughout the day
45 Mins, 1 Hour
All Ages
Wagon Ride on the Cowboy Cookout in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

Wagon Ride with BBQ Cookout

Take a relaxing wagon ride along the Bow River. Re-join the horseback riders in the group for an authentic cowboy dinner. Arrive at 3 Mile Cabin to enjoy genuine western hospitality and some tasty comfort food. But before digging in,
11:30am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
All Ages