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Address: 132 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada (Formerly Holiday on Horseback)
Phone Number: +1 403-762-4551
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Description: Discover a side of Banff you can only see on horseback. Banff Trail...
Discover a side of Banff you can only see on horseback. Banff Trail Riders (previously Holiday on Horseback take you to places most travellers never experience. We offer hourly rides, backcountry lodge and tent pack trips, sleigh rides and more. Get an authentic old west adventure, even if you have never been on a horse before. We'll match you with a horse, guide and trip that just right for your level of riding experience.
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A fun expereince

A worth while experience to have with family and friends. Loved every minute of this experience. My family had a great time, lots of fun. We will come visit again soon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Harvie Heights, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wonderful and relaxing view of the Bow River. Not hard for beginners even though there were uphill and downhill moments. You get to go up the mountain and see through the trees the view down and it's quite nice. Horses are well groomed and trainer and guides were very friendly and attentative. There are over 300 horses so none of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Well it's funny. I spent $250 on horse riding lessons before my trip for trail ride with outback meal (delicious). Then I jumped on the horse and it plodded along behind the horse in front! I was expecting some spirited horses not deprogrammed horses. Anyway, the experience and scenery was 1st class as you'd expect. Interesting listening to the young... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

One of the best trail rides I have ever had. Stunning scenery. Knowledgable guide. Great horses. Wish I could do it every day!

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Harvie Heights, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A worth while experience to have with family and friends. Loved every minute of this experience. My family had a great time, lots of fun. We will come visit again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My fiance and I were given a gift for a sleigh ride at Christmas and we used it on March 7th, 2015. We arrived at Warner Stables and greeted by a cowboy who introduced us to our pulling team. They had a fire, hot chocolate, and marshmallows while you waited for the wagon ride to start. The wagon ride was... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The whole family went to Banff for a sleigh ride but due to weather changes the snow melted and we went for a wagon ride instead with a team of horses and and a real Canadian Cowboy ! We traveled through Banff and were regaled with stories about the horses, about the origins of Banff (the town) and about life... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband and I were visiting Banff, and trying to find things we could do with our little guy! Groupon had a deal the day we were headed down, so we paid $30 for 2 adults to go on a wagon ride (regularly $65), so that was a good savings! You tour from the ranch, around town, by Bow River... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

A nice sleigh ride with Hot Chocolate. Ride was about 45 minutes and had spectacular views of Mt. Rundle

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

I bought the groupon for the sleigh ride and went with my husband and two young kids. Other sleigh rides we have been in the guides ring bells or tell stories about the horses or sing songs. Our guide just talked about the business aspect. Totally borring. Was also not impressed by the route. Just a 45 min figure 8... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

The sleigh ride was was a loop around the field behind the stables. The fireside warm up stop was actually at the end in the barn area next to where we started. Save your money!! Sadly disappointed.

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