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Couples Horseback Riding Escape

If you’re thinking of giving yourself a break from the fast-paced life of the city, a romantic and unique getaway with your favorite person would be the indulgence you need. The Couple Horseback Riding Escape is the perfect way for you to enjoy the pleasure of horseback riding together, while enjoying a rustic weekend of outdoor adventure in the Ottawa Valley.
Where: Cobden, Ontario
Price for: 2 Participants
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Discover the magic of horseback riding…relaxing, fun, adventurous, romantic…you choose.

The Couples Horseback Riding Escape is a 2 day – 2 night horseback riding adventure and relaxing getaway designed for couples.  This experience, only one hour west of Ottawa, includes a daily guided horseback trail riding experience, breakfasts and access to Wilderness Tours Resort.

Camping under the stars, relaxing by a crackling campfire, and enjoying live music at Rafters Restaurant and Bar patio are part of this wonderful experience.

Your guided trail ride will feature picturesque landscapes and spectacular views of the Ottawa River.  Explore miles of equestrian trails with different terrains and spectacular scenery.

Along with horseback riding enjoy two-day resort passes to Wilderness Tours Raft & Kayak Resort (right next door).  When you are not with the horses, spend your time swimming in their pool, at the beach, in the hot tub or on the volleyball courts.

This package includes 2 nights of camping at Horse Country Campground (You’ll need to provide your own RV/Camper or tent and camping equipment).  Upgrades to Prospector tents or Deluxe cabins is available.

Season: May 18, 2017 - October 08, 2017

What’s included:

  • 2 nights of camping (you must provide your own tent or RV/camper).
  • 2 days of horseback riding – daily 2-hour guided trail rides.
  • Two-day resort pass to Wilderness Tours Resort (swimming pool and beach area, hot tub, volleyball courts.).
  • Safety helmet (flak jackets optional) and all required tack.
  • Two buffet breakfasts vouchers per person.
  • 10% Off Rafting & Kayaking Trips.

Deluxe Cedar Cabin Upgrade Option – comes complete with 1 open room with 2 double beds, a day bed couch, a trundle bed, a bright 2-piece bathroom, all bedding and towels as well as a sun deck, lockable door, electric lighting, self-service coffee/tea and skylight (can sleep 4 people in 4 separate beds). 


Prospector Tent Upgrade Option - Live like the pioneers did and enjoy this neat camping experience! The prospector tents are set up on a wooden platform so they stay nice and dry.  They come with 2 cozy cots, a table with a battery-operated light, a little balcony with 2 arm deck chairs, picnic table, and fire pit.


Day One

  • Check in at Horse Country Campground at noon and set up your tent or camper/RV

  • Your choice of afternoon or evening guided horseback ride

  • Resort fun (swimming pool, hot tub, beach)

  • 10% off meals in the restaurant and live music at Rafter

  • End your evening relaxing by the campfire

 Day Two

  • Buffet Breakfast

  • Your choice of afternoon or evening guided horseback ride

  • Resort fun (swimming pool, hot tub, beach)

  • 10% off meals in the restaurant and live music at Rafter

  • End your evening relaxing by the campfire

Day Three

  • Buffet Breakfast

  • 11am Check out

What you need to bring:

  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Tent, Camper or RV (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!

Need to know:

  • 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. The total focus is on your safety and the horses safety at all times.
  • Saddle Options: English and Western
  • 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 6 years and older and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • The experience provider 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.

Horseback riding in pristine Ottawa Valley countryside and resort fun at Wilderness Tours -- surprise that special person in your life that loves to go horseback riding or has always wanted to learn to horseback riding with a unique birthday, anniversary, wedding or Christmas gift idea for him or her.

The Couples Horseback Riding Escape experience takes place in Foresters Falls, an hour and a half west of Ottawa.

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Breakaway Experiences Blog: Interview with Horse Country Campground