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Banff Trail Riders - Day Rides

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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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3hr lunch cookout

I went with my husband, mum and 21 month daughter. My mum and I went on horses there while my husband travelled in the wagon with my daughter who absolutely loved it. Then on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I went with my husband, mum and 21 month daughter. My mum and I went on horses there while my husband travelled in the wagon with my daughter who absolutely loved it. Then on the way back my mum swapped with my husband. You get an hour ride there and back to the lunch spot. The scenery is amazing there... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I loved the Sulphur Mountain three-hour ride. We went in spite of the rain, so make sure you dress for whatever weather. I didn't really know what to expect; the ride takes you almost 3/4 of the way up the Mountain, past the Rim Rock Hotel, before winding back down, over the Spray River, down a fire lane and back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My daughter loves horses and this was a great experience for myself and my daughter. Peaceful rides through the mountain trail.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I just wanted to take a quick moment to say 'Thank you and Good Job!' My daughter and I went on an hour long ride today (2 pm) at Banff Trail Riders, even in the miserable weather LOL, and I want to send a shout out to all the staff for making our experience so positive and enjoyable. There were... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

it was my first time every on a horse so was a bit nervous but the staff reassured me and made me feel very comfortable and welcome and i like that it was very simple to learn the key things and all the horses were beautiful looked after and i felt i was safe which means alot to me. would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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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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Calgary
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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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