City Slicker Horseback Riding Adventure

Experience what it is like to pack up your horse, hit the trail for a couple of days and camp under the stars along the Ottawa River. 3 days and 2 nights of horseback riding adventure including all meals…a total escape to nature and adventure with horses.
Where: Cobden, Ontario
Price for: 1 Participant
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City Slicker Horseback Adventure
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City Slicker Horseback Adventure with Uprgrade to Trailer
*Upgrade to trailer is for first night only.

Saddle up for a 3 day / 2 night city slicker horse riding & camping experience.

Only one hour west of Ottawa, this vacation experience will create memories to last a lifetime. Horseback ride in pristine Ottawa Valley countryside and camp out alongside the last preserved stretch of the mighty Ottawa River. You well get to feel what the original pioneers might have experienced in this beautiful landscape. Who knows? You may even see Champlain’s Ghost!

The City Slicker Horseback Riding Adventure is a great experience for couples, groups or families.

Upgrade to Trailer Option:
Don’t want to sleep in a tent on the first night?  No problem.  Upgrade to a full size trailer that sleep four adults comfortably.   Trailers come equipped with water hook up, generator for running basic electrical requirments, BBQ, fridge, stove, toilet/shower, coffee machine, cutlery, dishes and cups/glasses.  (You will need to bring your own pillows, blankets, toiletries, paper towel, dish soap, dish clothes, face clothes, towels and other comforts.)


Day One

  • High Noon      Check in at Horse Country Campground
  • 1pm – 3pm     Horseback lesson  & guided trail ride
  • 3pm – 6pm     Resort Fun (swimming pool, hot tub, beach)
  • 6pm                 Buffet Dinner and live music at Rafters
  • End your evening relaxing by the campfire before you get some rest for the big day ahead!

 Day Two

  • 8am                 Buffet Breakfast
  • 10am               Packing lesson and preparations
  • 11am - 4pm    Guided trail ride, lunch and scenic rest stops
  • 4pm – 6pm     Arrival at overnight camp, unpack, feed and water your horse, go for a swim or canoe cruise along the Ottawa   River
  • 6pm                 Dinner, campfire & sleeping under the stars at the remote Cowboy Camp

Day Three

  • 8am               Cowboy coffee and breakfast
  • 9am               Pack up and guided horseback ride to camp
  • 11am             group photos and goodbyes
  • Noon              Lunch in restaurant
  • 4pm               Campground Checkout

What you need to bring:

  • Sleeping Bag, Pillow
  • Tent (Upgrade to a trailer available)
  • Extra Clothing For All Weather Conditions
  • Closed Heal & Toe footwear (boots, cowboy boots, rubbers)
  • Alcoholic Beverages (you may bring your own alcoholic beverages, restrictions apply and can be explained when you make your reservation)
  • Guitar and Song book!

What’s included:

  • Complimentary safety helmet (flak jackets optional) and all required tack (saddle options English and Western)
  • All meals included as described above
  • Wilderness Tours Resort Pass
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  • 10% Off Rafting & Kayaking Trips

 Need to know:

  • Horse Assignment: All horses are assigned by the trail guide (customers do not get to pick their horse).
  • Helmets are mandatory for all riders and we provide them at no additional charge. Horse Country Campground's total focus is on your safety and the horses safety at all times.
  • Saddle Options: English and Western
  •  What To Wear: All riders MUST provide their own proper riding attire including footwear with a closed toe/heel, and full length jeans or pants, t-shirt or western shirt. NO flip flops, sandals or running shoes are permitted. NO shorts, bikini tops or swimming trunks are permitted.
  • Minimum Age: Children must be 9 years and older and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Weather Policy: Horse Country Campground reserves the right to cancel or postpone any horse rides as a result of weather making conditions unsafe for both horses and riders. This would include (but not limited to), thunder & lightening or major rain storms, extremely wet trail conditions, exceptional heat conditions/hot days.

The City Slicker Horseback Riding Adventure is an unforgettable adventure as you relax, get plenty of fresh air, savor the wondrous Ottawa Valley country side and sleep under the stars.  The perfect birthday or Christmas gift idea for the city slicker in your life!

The City Slick Horseback Riding experience takes place an hour west of Ottawa in Foresters Falls, an hour West of Ottawa.

How To Book Your Experience

Breakaway Experiences Blog: Interview with Horse Country Campground