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2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure provided by Banff Trail Riders

2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure

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2 adults
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Important Information
Departure Point
Warner Stables - Banff Trail Riders, 100 Sundance Rd, Banff, AB T1L 1B9, Canada
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lead and tail guides
  • Use of horse
  • Helmet (mandatory)
  • Basic horseback riding instruction
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • All riders must arrive 30 minutes prior to their ride time.
  • Guests participating in horseback riding will need to be 8 years or over and a maximum of 230lbs. Banff Trail Riders is committed to the health of our horses and the safety of our guests, which means that the minimum age and maximum weight requirements are strictly enforced. As part of the check-in process, guests may be required to confirm their current weight on a scale and provide proof of the child’s age. In the event that these requirements are not met, the booking will be forfeited without a refund.
  • Please note that children will not be paired with an adult – they must ride their own horse.
  • For our foreign visitors we require an understanding of basic English for our horseback rides, so that you can understand simple instructions from our guides.
  • Children aged 17 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • For safety purposes helmets are mandatory to be worn by all riders.
  • Riders must wear long pants and sturdy closed toed shoes enclosed to the ankle - no open toe shoes or shoes with big heels.
  • Adults must sign a waiver for all activities, and a waiver must also be completed by the parent or legal guardian of any person under the age of 18 (documentation may be required to confirm the signatory’s authority).
  • Riders must be physically capable of controlling the horse during the ride without assistance and for the health and safety of all riders we regrettably cannot accommodate any disabilities or special needs riders. We recognize that disabled riding is a unique and respected skill set that we at the barns do not have the appropriate equipment or skills to safely execute.
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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loree_gloria wrote a review Jun 2020
Vancouver, Canada5 contributions
The wonderful care of the staff: whether you are on four legs or two, everyone is treated with great care and respect. We had extraordinary views of the Rockies and the trip was at a wonderful, relaxing pace that the whole family enjoyed...and that's hard to do for us since our
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Date of experience: June 2020
Jim L wrote a review Sep 2019
Region of Waterloo, Canada18 contributions3 helpful votes
When in Banff, if you get a chance, take in the Horseback BBQ. On our ride, we were guided by the nicest cowgirls. They were able to answer questions about the names of mountains, and types of wildlife we may possibly see.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Marie wrote a review Sep 2019
Murgon, Australia55 contributions6 helpful votes
What better way to see the scenery than from the back of a horse. Did the two hour ride with Gringo. Other than the fact that I don't like western saddles I had a great time. Lovely to ride through the trees and we even saw a couple of elk. It had been raining though we got
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Horsebackbanff, Manager at 2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure
Responded 26 Sep 2019
Im glad you had a great ride with Gringo.
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katelouise392 wrote a review Sep 2019
Stafford, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
Brilliant trail ride on the two hour sundance route. Horses and guides are fab, and catered for all abilities. Would definitely recommend and come back. Thank you to the guides, staff and horses at Warner Stables!
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Response from Horsebackbanff, Manager at 2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure
Responded 26 Sep 2019
Your welcome, were glad you enjoyed the ride.
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Monika wrote a review Sep 2019
2 contributions
We had a great time on our ride and we got lucky with amazing weather. The horses were all very calm and easy to ride. The whole process of booking and arriving to getting on the horse was a breeze! Our trail guide, Mark, was friendly and talkative. Great ride for beginners or
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Horsebackbanff, Manager at 2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure
Responded 26 Sep 2019
Thank you for taking the time to review your ride. Were glad you enjoyed the ride.
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Banff Trail Riders
Awesome 😎
The most awesome guide with wonderful views and such strong horses. Definitely recommend it but now I’m thinking I
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Checking off my bucket list.
Beautiful scenery, knowledgeable host and driver. It was a bitter cold day, so If you plan to do this, dress accor
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Ski-in at Sundance Lodge with a private group
After being to most of the backcountry /ski-in lodges in the Banff area, we decided to try Sundance Lodge. We were
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Sleigh ride
Absolutely awesome little jaunt in the snow on a sleigh. The driver was informative and entertaining had a great t
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Great guide!
The sleigh ride was a nice way for a little bit of different perspective of the Mountains in Banff. The guide we h
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Absolutely brilliant day out!
My sister and I took my 2 year old son on the covered wagon ride and cookout in May 2019. It was an amazing trip f
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I did the 3hr ride here on 27th August. I'm an experienced rider(18 years riding English)- this ride is at a walk o
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Fun sleigh ride
Our family of three thoroughly enjoyed the sleigh ride. Max was our guide and he was funny and informative. It wa
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Overpriced experience save your $$$
Even with heavy blankets they give you it was beyond freezing. We had to sit in the back row so it was at times dif
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Gorgeous Ride
Really enjoyed this one hour trail ride. It was wonderful to ride through the fresh snow and to see the mountains a
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Very disappointed, no compassion.
My family of 6 were very excited for our sleigh ride and we paid upfront a week in advance. Unfortunately one of ou
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Jennifer F
Thoroughly Enjoyed Our Ride
Getting checked in is very easy, they offer warm drinks and the ability to roast marshmallows while you wait, and t
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Rebecca S
I could do this every day
We did the 3 Hour Bow Valley Loop. It was just lovely. The horses were calm and well-trained. I was surprised at
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Cameron J
Had an amazing time , lovely meal , chatting around the camp fire , even had a go at western events.This was a grea
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Katie W
Didn’t even get to ride!
Really disappointed that our trail ride has been canceled for 17th October . We understand the weather is a big fac
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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