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Cowboy for A Day, Banff Horseback Riding
Minimum age for participation - 9 years
Be a cowboy for a day on a full day riding adventure that will give you a glimpse of cowboy life in Banff National Park. Go horseback riding through the Spray River Valley, ride along the base of Mt Rundle and enjoy a lunch prepared western style.
Enjoy a true western experience!
Your cowboy adventure starts at the stables, saddling your horse, learning the art of hitches and packing. This Banff horseback riding adventure includes a professional guide, all necessary equipment and a great lunch prepared western style.
You’ll experience incredible panoramic views as you ride through the Spray River Valley. While lunch is being prepared, you can take the opportunity to explore the banks of the Spray River. On the ride homeward you will ride along the base of Mt. Rundle, offering unique views of the Spray River.
No prior horseback riding experience is required.
- Explore Banff National Park on horseback, as the pioneers did.
- Ride along the base of Mt Rundle, offering unique views of the Spray River.
- Enjoy a hearty meal fit for a cowboy!
Duration: 7 hours
Season: Daily May 01 to September 30, weather and trail conditions permitting
A friendly horse
Lead and tail cowboys to guide your ride
All necessary equipment
BBQ lunch (BBQ steak, baked beans, salads, rolls, fresh fruit, sweets, coffee, juice)
Need to know:
- Minimum age: 9 years.
- Maximum weight: 250 lbs.
- Please wear closed toed shoes and long pants. Dress for the weather.
- Children will not be paired with an adult - they must ride their own horse.
- Don’t forget your camera.
If you are looking for an unforgettable gift or something fun to do with wide open mountain views then this Cowboy for a Day horseback riding experience is the ticket!
The experience takes place at Banff, Alberta. VIEW MAP
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CANADIAN SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE!
The Cowboy For A Day experience has been officially designated as part of the Signature Experiences Collection® by the Canadian Tourism Commission. The CTC believes that this esteemed group of selectees exemplify “once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences...and show the world what Canada’s tourism brand is all about”.