Alberta Horseback Riding
Alberta Things To Do and Attractions Guide
Canada Horseback Riding Tours & Guides
Alberta, Canada Horseback Riding adventures are a popular attraction in cowboy and cowgirl country. Many parts of Alberta is a land of cowboy hats, country music, rodeos and cattle drives. This western atmosphere is an ideal environment to ride horseback exploring prairie grasslands, wildflower meadows, canyons, wilderness parks, river banks, alpine lakes, mountains and hoodoos.
Selecting An Alberta Horseback Riding Adventure
Alberta horseback riding comes in many forms. One can sign up for 1/2 day and full day trail rides accompanied by a guide. Others like to enroll in multi day horseback riding expeditions exploring deep into the backcountry wilderness areas of the province finishing each day with an old fashion camp out. Then there are the opportunities to be involved in an actual cattle drive.
Alberta Horseback Riding Amenities
Throughout Alberta, Canada there are horseback riding guest ranches with accommodations, working ranches, staging areas, and equestrian centres. Most guest ranches will provide the horses, lessons and an interpretive guide. Most will match a horse's temperament with your abilities and horseback riding experience. Not all horses are the same.
If and when you bring your own horse to Alberta there are staging areas for horseback riding in some of the parks and wilderness areas. There are some very popular horseback riding trails with staging areas in the Rocky Mountains in the Banff National Park, Jasper National Park and in Kananaskis Country.
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