1. Anchor D

The people are awesome, the cabins are cozy and the horses are wonderful. We stayed in the Hunter’s Cabin back in 2015  for a couple nights and wished we had stayed longer. In the early morning we got to see the ranch’s herd of horses run right passed our porch on their way to morning feeds.

The ride we went on (pictured right) came with unbelievable views and spectacular wildlife – I cannot say enough good things about this ranch. They cater a variety of horseback riding adventures for all levels of riding experience.

$180 / night or $925/week
Rides and Rates
Black Diamond, Alberta

2. Sundance Ranch

This ranch is family owned and everyone involved in the day to day operations here are extremely friendly. The fun yet relaxing atmosphere makes this the ideal ranch for family horse vacations or romantic getaways.

The scenery here is astounding, some dry desert-y areas mixed in with the grassy fields and deep green alpine trees a top beautiful mountains, all making this a one of a kind horse trip for you and your family.

All Inclusive Price
Rides and Rates (Rooms, Rides and Food All Included)
Ashcroft, British Columbia

3. Shine Valley Expeditions

A pack trip like no other and only for the brave! Experience up close wilderness and take a genuine walk on the wild side with this expedition company. Explore once in a lifetime views, have long days to bond with your pack trip horse and experience the tough but rewarding expedition across the flawless Boreal forest.

This 13 day horse vacation has its own PDF document if you’d like to read more about it here. We have not been on this trip but it is definitely on our wish list for the future!

Accommodation Included in Ride Costs
Rides and Rates
Whitehorse, Yukon

4. Sierra West Cabins

The old west is alive here at Sierra West Cabins. A gorgeous ranch nestled in expansive and spectacular mountain ranges that stretch as far as they eye can see.  The log cabins are cozy, set on the banks of a quaint creek and offer stunning day long views from all sides.

The horses here are lovely and kind but you are welcome to bring your own equine buddy to explore the stunning landscapes of the Livingstone Mountain Range too.

$135 – $225 / night
Rides and Rates
Lundbrek, Alberta

5. Big Bar Guest Ranch

A trip to BC back in 2016 took us to this majestic ranch. The views here are breathtaking – between the Marble Mountains and Fraser River, every where you look the scenery is striking and extraordinarily peaceful.

If memory serves, this ranch not only had some terrific horses and ponies to ride, it was also home to some goats and a friendly pet pig who loved to nestle himself under piles of hay – adorable and fun for the whole family.

$200 – $550 / night
Rides and Rates
Clinton, British Columbia

6. Reesore Ranch

If you are into western heritage, good eating and beautiful sprawling hills – this might be the ideal place for your next equestrian vacation. This ranch offers a variety of different lodging options to suit everyone’s needs and the warm, welcoming atmosphere will have you calling  Reesore Ranch your second home.

This ranch also offers fantastic horse adventures and accommodation packages.

$100 – $860 / night depending on room or cabin
Rides and Rates
Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan

7. Siwash Lake Ranch

This ranch does it down when it comes to combining luxury and adventure. Voted as one the most unique lodges in the World by National Geographic this is definitely one that is on my bucket list of vacation resorts to visit.

This ranch charming and inviting ranch is surrounded by truly spectacular scenery and wildlife – it’s definitely for the equestrians who like the finer things in life. P.S. I a pretty sure you have to fly to get to this resort.

$4,185 / 3 nights (do you even want to know what the 7 night stay is?)
Riding Might be included but I would double check
70 Mile House, British Columbia

8. Moose Mountain

Settled in the foothills of the famous Canadian Rockies and with access to trails at the edge of the Kaninaskis Wilderness, this is a ranch where nature is at its finest.  The lodging here is family style, offering cozy rooms and a chance to socialize with other travelers if you wish – all in a gorgeous guest house built above the horse barn.

To top it all off, this ranch offers you a brilliant wilderness pack trip for you swashbucklers out there! We were lucky when we went on this wilderness trip – aside from the stunning scenery, we had a herd of WILD horses (pictured) come through our camp to check out (and probably try to recruit) our horses. It was an incredible experience.

$40 – $500 / night
Rides and Rates
Bragg Creek, Alberta

9. Arrow Valley Ranch

I was reluctant to put this one on the list because it has a special place in my heart and part of me wanted to keep it to myself. 🙂 This ranch may be the best-kept secret in British Columbia. An adventure to get to, beyond welcoming hosts, stunning Andalusian horses and astonishing views are just a few reasons we now consider this like a second home to us.

Here you have the chance to stay on a working ranch and sleep in cozy accommodations. You truly feel at home with the hosts, horses and the ranch.

Contact For Pricing
Riding Available For Experienced Riders
Edgewood, British Columbia

10. Rustic Loft Above Barn

How cool does this place look!? A quaint Airbnb set in a cozy chic loft above a working horse barn, right in a very picturesque rural area of Ontario. The absolutely best thing about this rental is the chance for you to bring along your equine friend! This barn is also located only 10 minutes from the Caledon Equestrian Park in case you and your horse need a place to crash for the shows.

$99 / night (more if you bring your horse)
Adjala-Tosorntio, Ontario

11. Chilcotin Holidays

If adventure is in your blood you need to check out Chilcotin Holidays! It’s all about the journey at this ranch – and that’s the way trail rides and pack trips should be. With views and rides through the southern Chilcotin Mountains you can’t go wrong by partnering up with a horse and hitting the trails at Chilcotin holidays

Contact For Accommodation Pricing (many options)
Rides and Rates
Gold Bridge, British Columbia

Have You been on any fun equestrian vacations? Let us know and we can feature it here on this Blog or Instagram Page!

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