Horseback Riding in Manitoba, Canada is an activity which attracts horse enthusiasts from all around the world. There are horseback riding guides, guest ranches, cottage resorts and wilderness horseback riding adventure tour companies operating in the province. Some of the horseback riding adventures include pack trips, wilderness trail rides, cattle drives and wagon rides. The tour companies and guest ranches operating in Manitoba, Canada provide a varied assortment of services including lessons, guides, horses, riding gear, meals and accommodations if need be.
Bring your own horse and there are some guest ranches which provide stalls and paddocks for accommodating visiting horses. Check first prior to arrival. Horseback riding trails provide an opportunity to explore boreal forests, grassland prairies, wetlands, lakes, river valleys and the Canadian Shield in Manitoba. There are staging areas with hitching posts located at the trailhead of some of the more popular horseback riding trails in the province. And on the long haul horseback riding trails there are wilderness campsites for overnight camping.
In the western region of Manitoba, Canada horseback riding is enjoyed in the Turtle Mountain Provincial Park located near the community of Brandon, Manitoba. The Spruce Woods Provincial Heritage Park is a horseback riding destination with an equestrian campground with corrals and a horse staging area. It is situated on the banks of the Assiniboine River located east of the community of Brandon and west of the community of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. The Rossburn Subdivision Trail (RST) measures 176 kilometres (110 miles) and connects to the communities of Neepawa, Russell, Sandy Lake, Elphinstone, Oakburn and Rossburn. The trail is part of the TCT (Trans Canada Trail).
In the parkland region of Manitoba, Canada horseback riding is enjoyed in the the Riding Mountain National Park with hundreds of kilometres of trails and some wilderness campgrounds. It is located near the community of Swan River. Another horseback riding area located near Swan River, Manitoba is the Duck Mountain Provincial Park. The Mossberry Lake Trails exploring between Child's and Blue Lakes are suitable for horseback riding. Crocus Trail is a long trail measuring 136 kilometres popular for horseback riding. The trail travels from Madge Lake to the Duck Lake Provincial Forest and then continues south connecting to the villages of San Clara, Roblin, Inglis and Russell.
In the interlake region of Manitoba, Canada there are over 20+ kilometres of horseback riding trails in the Birds Hill Provincial Park near Selkirk, Manitoba. There is an equestrian centre with horse stalls, riding ring, horse carriage tours and guides.
In the eastern region of Manitoba, Canada the best destination for horseback riding trails is in the Whiteshell Provincial Park.