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“Trail Riding”
Review of The Ranch

The Ranch
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed August 30, 2011

Two 11-year-olds I was supervising took a trail ride at Ride the Ranch (http://www.ridetheranch.com/) this week. They enjoyed their ride, but did not rave about it. They had fun and the 1-hour ride was the right length for them leaving them a bit stiff but not for long.

From what they said, they walked along farm fields and under some small trees. They occasionally jogged. For beginners, they found the ride speed good.

There were about 12 other riders, and 3 guides.

The horses were all healthy-looking, well-groomed, and well behaved. They seem to have lots of horses at the ranch. The stable is very old and somewhat worn, but there is a very new modern indoor riding ring as well.

Overall, I think I would take this age group and teens back to this ranch for another ride.

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