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Banff Trail Riders

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132 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-4551
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Discover a side of Banff you can only see on horseback. Banff Trail Riders (previously Holiday on Horseback take you to places most travellers never experience. We offer hourly rides, backcountry lodge and tent pack trips, sleigh rides and more. Get an authentic old west adventure, even if you have never been on a horse before. We'll match you with a horse, guide and trip that just right for your level of riding experience.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“hour ride” (77 reviews)
“steak” (48 reviews)
“warner stables” (35 reviews)
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132 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-4551
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the evening horseback ride to a small campsite to have a drink and steak fry. We had a large group and this made a great atmosphere throughout the journey. The route was picturesque, with the sun starting to set and it was lovely...More

Thank 9hellis
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Can't say enough good things about this stable. We managed to snag a sweet coupon on Travelzoo.com. We went on the Sundance Lodge overnight and it was worth every penny. The weather was beautiful, the horses well trained and behaved, the staff were wonderful. The...More

1  Thank OttawaJoan
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I did the 2 hr ride from warner stables as well as the 1 hr ride from the corral. Both rides were fantastic although only at a walk I thoroughly enjoyed it. The guides were fantastic very informative and helpful. I would recommend it to...More

Thank Esther C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This was a 3 hour ride with lunch served. The ride itself is slow and boring. No talking by the guides and you ride single file by the river. Be sure to get in front or you will eat dust. We were lucky and got...More

Thank debkayscu
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We are a couple travelling with our 8 month old I baby girl and are riders. We initially thought that we would need to ride separately so that one of us could stay with our daughter, but Skye, one of the staff who is a...More

Thank vronk
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We frequently ride on vacation and this was the least enjoyable experience we've ever had. There were only a five of us on the 3-hour ride but we moved at a snail's pace. People walking passed us. The route was incredibly well-trod and very dusty....More

1  Thank BornReisende
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It's been 20 years since I've been on the back of a horse, but what an amazing experience to go for a fall horseback ride in the Banff area. The ranch staff were so very helpful and eager to ensure we all were having a...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 23 September 2017

If you want to experience the backcountry and wilderness of the Canadian Rockies, love to be on horseback and still don`t want to miss a warm bed during the nights, this trip is a must. The ride leads to some of the most amazing views...More

1  Thank AnneHoe
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Three hour round trip starting at 1700, roughly one hour ride there, one hour dinner and ride back. Ride itself is slow paced and not overly scenic. Very dusty on ours, clothes needed a good wash afterwards. No real guiding done other than a few,...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Took the 3hr Sulphur Mountain trail ride. Had a great time! Thanks Barty (trail guide and fellow Aussie). Two hours into the ride there was a sudden, but not completely unexpected change in weather - temps dropped and rain fell in buckets. On horseback there...More

Thank Peta P
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7 March 2017|
Response from BanffHorseback | Property representative |
No experience necessary, we will give you some instructions and we have lots of calm horses. Most of our customers on our hourly rides have not ridden before
26 February 2017|
Response from BanffHorseback | Property representative |
Our minimum age for day rides is 8. We do take 3-7 year olds on pony leads.
23 January 2017|
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Response from Erndog51 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can though I believed I booked 1 day prior.