If there are two things we know best, it’s a horseback riding in Banff and a good old fashioned cowboy bbq. We’ve combined both in a family friendly experience known as the Cowboy Cookout.
By far and large, some of our best horseback rides in Banff are the ones that cross the cool, glacial and spring-fed waters that flow through the Bow Valley. Banff Trail Riders offers two river crossing rides that take guests through one of the most beautiful parts of Banff National Park.
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Trotting beside the very river that has sculpted and shaped the Bow Valley since the last ice age is a powerful thing. This is the Banff Trail Riders’ Bow River Ride …
When travellers rave about Banff backcountry trail rides, they often mention the beautiful scenery, the relaxing lodge and the hearty food. However, what really makes the horseback trip memorable is the interaction with the horses. “There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.” –
Horseback riding is an outdoor activity that can be enjoyed at all skill levels. But if it’s your first time in the saddle, it’s helpful to know at least a little bit. Our guides also provide another instruction overview at the start of every ride.