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Banff Trail Riders

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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...more
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132 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-4551
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Four of us did the six day trip this summer with our guide, Sarah. The experience was truly amazing; breathtaking views, bear and elk, newly found waterfalls. The food was incredibly good and plentiful (Mary and Grace are the Julia Child of the Rockies!). The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Early October and the temperature in Banff was freezing and we spent a beautiful afternoon riding alongside The Bow river surrounded by fabulous mountains. I am not an experienced rider and the horse was big but friendly and perfect to ride. The guides were very...More

Thank martyn1152016
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I did this tour as part of our travel package last week. It was seriously disappointing and a big let down on what was otherwise a great holiday. Zoe, the host driver did do a very good job BUT it had been...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second time taking a trail ride with Warner Stables in Banff. The first time was enjoyable, but this second time was even better. The staff are super knowledgable and I felt very comfortable having them guide us on the trail ride. The...More

Thank 123canadiangirl123
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been on several horseback riding adventures and even a sleigh ride with Banff a Trail Rides and have enjoyed each and everyone of them. The guides, the horse, the scenery are all top notch. I am an absolute repeat customer and next year...More

Thank clcamacho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off we have never riden horses so that in itself was fun The horses were obviously used to inexperienced handlers but were well behaved and did respond to certain commands Obviously we weren’t galloping in the wild open but the ride was scenic and...More

Thank Dred174d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had alot of fun and felt very safe with their well traind horses. The guides told us some interesting information about banff and bow river. It was really worth it👍🏼

Thank DeniseB4353
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I did a 2 hour trail ride. We’re both pretty adventurous and this was pretty boring for the both of us. We didn’t visit anywhere spectacular with any gorgeous views. Horseback riding wouldn’t be something we put on our itinerary again.

Thank Bnecke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 1hr Banff Fairmont carriage ride was awesome. Mike was entertaining and interesting, and horse Butch was beautiful and a pleasure to ride with. I’ll be recommending this tour to my friends and family.

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the wagon train on a lovely September evening . Nice slow pace with great views of the river . Was a little apprehensive about the steak we had ordered but WOW it was delicious .. Served with baked potato salads cheesy beans and sauces....More

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Diane M
July 30, 2018|
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Response from BanffHorseback | Property representative |
Catherine S
June 14, 2018|
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Response from TravelBedfordshire | Reviewed this property |
If you're fit, it's within walking distance from the town centre. Turn right once you're over the river bridge. It's on Sundance Road. Clearly signposted at the end of their track.
March 7, 2017|
Response from BanffHorseback | Property representative |
No experience necessary, we will give you some instructions and we have lots of calm horses. Most of our customers on our hourly rides have not ridden before