Horseback Riding


Saddle Up!

Journey into the alpine on a backcountry horseback experience in the mountains. We've teamed up with A Bar Z Mountain Adventures, who have been guides and outfitters in the Columbia Valley for over 50 years. The guides, equipment, horses, and camps are first class and second to none. You’ll enjoy the downhome atmosphere that is created on the trail. Multi day horseback tours, pony rides, and short and full day horseback trail rides are available.  

The mountains are yours to see and experience:

  • Spectacular wilderness
  • Wildlife – Moose, Bear, Deer
  • No horse experience needed

1 Hour Horseback Trail Ride

Departs daily at 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 pm, 1:30 pm and 3 pm.

Your guide will lead you through the mountain trails where you'll experience amazing views and local wildlife. With horses for all abilities, you can experience the mountain like never before.

Please note:

  • Waivers must be signed prior to departing on horseback. Participants must be 19 years of age to sign or a parent/guardian signature is required.
  • Arrive at stables located near the Adventure Centre a minimum of 15 minutes prior to departure.
  • Maximum of 5 riders/ time slot.
  • Weight limit of 300 lbs per rider.
  • Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants for the experience.
  • All times, locations and programs are subject to change without notice due to seasonality and/or weather conditions.
Tour Length 1 hour

Rider

ages 6 years and up

$60

15 minute Pony Rides

Available on a drop in basis from 9am to 4pm

A pony ride is great way to introduce the kids to horseback riding in a mountain setting. Please programs are subject to change without notice due to seasonality and/or weather conditions.

Please note: Waivers must be signed prior to riding on horseback. Participants must be 19 years of age to sign or a parent/guardian signature is required. Riders must be 3 years and old to ride. Guardian must accompany child at stables.

Tour Length 15 minute

Rider

ages 2 years and up

$25

Full Day Horseback Trail Ride

Departs daily at 8 am and returns at 6pm.

This full day ride will take you into the high alpine for truly stunning views of waterfalls, glaciers, and wildlife. Includes a catered trail side lunch.

Please note:

  • Waivers must be signed prior to departing on horseback. Participants must be 19 years of age to sign or a parent/guardian signature is required.
  • Arrive at stables located near the Adventure Centre a minimum of 15 minutes prior to departure.
  • Minimum 4 and maximum of 8 riders.
  • Weight limit of 300 lbs per rider.
  • Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants for the experience.
  • All times, locations and programs are subject to change without notice due to seasonality and/or weather conditions.
Tour Length 10 hours

Rider

ages 6 years and up

$300

Multi Day Horseback Tours

Departs daily at 8 am and returns at 6pm.

These tours will head up the Southfork and will take you to waterfalls and glaciers. Includes catered meals. The guides will ride at your pace, stopping to enjoy the experience as required. A typical day will include approx. 4 hrs in the saddle. Healthy and delicious meals are included and dietary concerns will be accommodated.  On overnight trips you will be sleeping in rustic backcountry cabins.

Please note:

  • Waivers must be signed prior to departing on horseback. Participants must be 19 years of age to sign or a parent/guardian signature is required.
  • Arrive at stables located near the Adventure Centre a minimum of 15 minutes prior to departure.
  • Minimum 4 and maximum of 8 riders.
  • Weight limit of 300 lbs per rider.
  • Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants for the experience.
  • All times, locations and programs are subject to change without notice due to seasonality and/or weather conditions.

What to bring:

  • Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants for the experience.
  • Rain Gear
  • Sleeping bag (if you don’t have one, one will be provided)
  • Warm clothes 
  • Extra footwear for evenings.
  • Your extra items must be in soft sided bags and not suitcases so that they can loaded on to the pack horses.
  • Alcohol is not provided but is permitted.
Tour Length Multi day

Rider

ages 6 years and up

$400/day

 

Location

Horseback adventures leave from the stables across the road from the Adventure Centre in the Lower Village.

How to book?

Please contact the Adventure Centre on 250.341.3044 to book your trip. It's recommended to book by 3pm the day before for 1 hour and full day rides. 

Please note: All prices are subject to applicable taxes.

There's More to the mountains.

The experience that matters most to us, is yours.