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The Ranch

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2401 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Oakville, Ontario L6M 4H1, Canada
+1 905-469-2989
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Amazing trail ride

Went with my 10 year old, 17 year old and 71 year old father. The trail is beautiful, stunning... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
elgan2010
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Ontario
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Great ride!

We had a really great time on our trail ride! The horses were well looked after and well behaved... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hannah V
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Since 1980, The Ranch has offered western riding at its best. From our trail rides to our lesson program, from our pony club to our pony parties and from our summer camps to twilight ride summer campfires... we offer safe and stalwart horses, friendly and educated staff, and a beautiful and relaxed environment on our farm in Oakville. Join us year round as we guide beginner and expert riders alike through miles of scenic trails in the pristine heart of escarpment country! Whatever your skill level, just bring your love of equis and the outdoors, and our qualified and friendly staff will ensure that you are safely equipped to thoroughly enjoy your ride!
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2401 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Oakville, Ontario L6M 4H1, Canada
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+1 905-469-2989
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"beautiful horses"
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"love horses"
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"the barn"
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"nice ride"
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"would highly recommend this place"
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"hour long trail ride"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with my 10 year old, 17 year old and 71 year old father. The trail is beautiful, stunning views, the guide was excellent and the horses were so sweet and calm. Can't wait to do it again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a really great time on our trail ride! The horses were well looked after and well behaved. Being someone who has been riding for quite awhile, it wasn't the most exciting the I've had on a horse, but both my friends thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Hannah V
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ridetheranch, Owner at The Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review Hannah! So nice to hear from a rider! Perhaps you'd be interested in our membership program where you can become certified and then ride on your own at your own pace. We'll look forward to having you back...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter attends this camp every year and absolutely loves it. The highlight is the horse show at the end of the week. Thanks to all the staff for your hard work and dedication! We will be back for another week this summer.More

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ridetheranch, Owner at The Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the great review! Our summer camp is a great deal of fun for us too - and we love watching the huge improvement in riding skills through the week. We'll look forward to seeing you again next summer! All the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was fantastic! It was my second time there and it was just as superb as last time! The staff is very friendly and the horses are so sweet!

Thank pmyrox
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ridetheranch, Owner at The Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for riding with us not just once but twice! We'll look forward to riding again with you in the future and really appreciate the great review! All the best, Vanessa

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My two 11 year olds went and had a fantastic time. Absolutely loved the horse riding and facilities. Would recommend to anyone who enjoys horse riding

Thank Brian D
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ridetheranch, Owner at The Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much Brian for bringing your children and for taking the time to write a review! So very much appreciated. We'll look forward to riding with your family again soon! Until then, happy trails! Best, Vanessa

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great trail ride, lasting an hour, for ALL riding levels! So if you are an experienced rider looking to go galloping off into the wind, then this is not the ride for you. However, if you are looking for a fun, easy-going...More

Thank Victoria B
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ridetheranch, Owner at The Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review Victoria. Clyde and Goose are indeed lovely boys, and I agree with you that this is a great ride for all levels. I have been riding my entire life and still very much enjoy an easy-going walk/jog...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time my wife and I had ridden a horse, the staff at the Ranch were superb and made it a very memorable experience for us, a special mention to Jazmine who was our guide, she done an amazing job. I can’t...More

Thank Andy D
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ridetheranch, Owner at The Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing you first experience with us Andy, and for taking the time to write such a nice review! I will make sure I give Jasmine a high-five for making your ride so memorable. Please consider us for your second ride...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rode in the rain and had a great time, everyone at the Ranch was friendly and professional. The horses were beautiful and well trained. This is the place to go for beginners and people looking for a new experience!

Thank fpgs2018
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ridetheranch, Owner at The Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely feedback and for being so intrepid about the rain! Much appreciated. All the best, Vanessa Warren

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time ever being on a horse and I’m generally afraid of them, but the staff made sure I got the best horse for a nervous rider and it ended up being a lot of fun! Staff was really friendly and the...More

Thank Kelley G
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ridetheranch, Owner at The Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the great review Kelley, and for working through your nerves and riding with us. That's very rewarding feedback! We'll look forward to riding with you again sometime soon. Until then, happy trails! Best,

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went out to the Ranch in Oakville for horse back riding with my family , we were a group of 8 but our experience wasn’t the best. Im not one to complain but this time I have to because our customer experience wasn’t there....More

Thank David S
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ridetheranch, Owner at The Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I'm very sorry that you had a negative experience David. We do our best to make sure we're balancing safety with fun, and apparently we didn't strike the right balance for you. We also work very hard to make sure groups go out together, and...More

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Graham B
11 July 2018|
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Hi, I don't work there but I'm sure they can accommodate you and answer all your questions...they're great Enjoy
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Tinaecu
1 June 2018|
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Hi, ...we didn't have pony rides - my kids are older but while we were there (before and after we left for our 1hr trail ride) we saw other parents and kids having pony rides...Again the staff was very organized and it... More
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Mazen M
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The trail ride is about 42$ per person & includes the safety helmet too
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