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Trail rides up into the Arbutus Groves in Top Bridge Park or other trails! Rides include a lesson and are adjusted to the level of the rider - so everyone has fun! There is always some trotting and climbing; Horses will make you look like a pro...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1085 Paradise Pl, Nanoose Bay, British Columbia V9P 9A4, Canada
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+1 250-248-6125
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Very friendly, professional staff. Knowledgeable guide. Ensured inexperienced riders enjoyed their time. Would definitely recommend. Would like to try the longer 3 hour ride next time!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ali_j_mckenzie
BevVoigt, Owner at Paradise Acres Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thanks for your review. We look forward to taking you out on a longer, faster ride next time... You and your riding partner looked like you could handle it! Nice riding! See you again!

Reviewed October 30, 2018

The trail ride is a mix between riding in a ditch or complete bushwhacking even though there are gorgeous established horse friendly trails in the area. Going past a rifle range with guns shooting is considered a non-issue by the owner even though all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Family_o_fun
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a 2 hr ride on well behaved, beautiful horses. Picturesque ranch. Well cared for animals and friendly staff. Our guide was professional and knowledgeable. My only disapointment was with the trail.Much of it beside the rode. Hoped for more forest or scenic views.But had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie S
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This was a really great 2 hours, fun for all the family. The guides were very good too, we would highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChrisRabbit2013
BevVoigt, Owner at Paradise Acres Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thanks for the review! We aim to please and appreciate the feedback! We enjoy sharing this great setting plus all of our wonderful four-legged friends. Hope to see you again!!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

We booked a camping site and a two hour ride. The website said they offered camping sites, they did not. You were expected to walk the area and find a "spot" to pitch your tent. There was dog droppings, horse dung all over so we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Connie P
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in the loft suite above the barn with my mom for 4 nights, we were shocked by how much more beautiful the place is than reviews and website suggest! The trail guides are extremely helpful and make you feel comfortable on your ride, beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We were a large group and had 2 instructors Jessica and Mathieu. Very nice and helpful. We all beginners and felt comfortable in our 2 hour ride through woods. Just a suggestion to make it more exciting is to pass by water stream. Only thing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

A really marvellous stay with my infant (3) son been given step by step guidance on how to groom and take his first ride on a pony. The instructor was excellent and tailored the lesson to him. Equally the trek taken by the adult in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank D B
Reviewed July 16, 2018

There can be no more relaxing way of seeing Vancouver Island than this 2-hour trek through its fields and woods. For a teenager who has only experienced rudimentary basic rides at other stables, this one was eventful and satisfying. After a basic handling lesson, he...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Lovely trail ride with our expert guide, Matt. Our family felt very comfortable on the horses (first timers!) Our room was bright, airy and the bed was very comfortable!! We enjoyed the games room and had a lovely breakfast prepared by our hosts.

Date of experience: July 2018
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TonyaD361
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Response from BevVoigt | Property representative |
Yes we definitely do. All of the information is on our website Garden the ride as well. Will you be staying with us? We have wonderful bed and breakfast rooms.
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