Pathways on Pleasure Valley

Pathways on Pleasure Valley

Pathways on Pleasure Valley
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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Located within the Great Toronto Area, Durham Region, Pathways On Pleasure Valley is about 45 minutes northeast of Toronto, an ideal escape from the city. Over 225 acres of breathtaking scenery, unique and amazing tranquil forest trails will inspire and balance all those seeking peaceful and serene environments. This is one of the best horseback trail riding facility in southern Ontario.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • NMac0181
    Toronto, Canada14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful day at Pathways on Pleasure Valley
    I highly recommend this excursion. The staff, horses, and location are amazing. My self and two teens thoroughly enjoyed our weekday ride and can't wait to repeat the experience. Arrive early to watch the video and you can have some time to take some pictures and soak up the countryside. Highly recommend it to all our friends and to others considering trying this.
    Visited August 2022
    Travelled with family
    Written July 22, 2023
  • Emily R
    Toronto, Canada7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Relaxing Trip with Great Guide
    A well organized stable with obviously knowledgeable staff. My guide Cassandra was very pleasant to speak to, can tell you all about the horses, has a real interest in learning about you, and goes out of her way to ensure you have an enjoyable experience. Not only did I get a relaxing ride, but the trail provides enough variety that there was no boredom for someone that may ride a couple times a year (e.g. wide paths, up and down hills, scenic nature), etc. If you are looking for a bit more they do lessons, etc as well.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written August 20, 2023
  • Margaret F
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Horseback Riding
    What a fabulous day horseback riding at Pathways on Pleasure Valley. Thank you Summer for making this experience one I won’t forget. We will definitely be returning as the horses were calm and well looked after and the scenery was magnificent. A memorable way to celebrate our 45th Wedding Anniversary. Thanks again
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written August 25, 2023
  • JessBozzo
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    12/10
    Our guide, Chloe, was amazing! We had the best time riding at Pathways on Pleasure Valley with her for our 4th annual fall hack. The property is stunning, especially in the fall. Horses are well maintained and friendly. Will definitely be back!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written October 16, 2023
  • Orli L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible place
    My son and I went in August and again yesterday. We had an incredible experience again! Fall is such a beautiful time to go. The staff are wonderful and our horses majestic. Can’t wait to go back for the winter ride. We highly recommend this place!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written November 12, 2023
  • Gabi R
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience!
    I had an amazing experience with Pathways on Pleasure Valley. I found the staff was very nice and everyone knew what they were doing. I especially had a great guide, Cassandra, who made the ride fun and enjoyable. She has a great personality and made the horses feel calm, which made me feel calm. Thanks for a great ride! I would recommend.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written November 23, 2023
  • Carolyn A
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Another Great Ride at Pathways on Pleasure Valley
    As usual, I had another fantastic ride at Pathways on Pleasure Valley. The horses are well schooled and well cared for. Michael, the owner, his team and the guides are all so knowledgeable, attentive, and engaging. Cass was our trail guide for the morning Christmas day ride and she was great--animated, friendly and mindful. She organized the horses for the trail, was always checking in to make sure everyone was ok, and took pictures of all the riders which they emailed later. This is only a walking trail ride so it is perfect for the novice rider, and yet, as an experienced rider, I have been here several times, for the reasons above, and because of the outstanding scenic and tranquil forest trails we ride through; it is my balm.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written December 30, 2023
  • Nhung
    3 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful horse farm only 45m from Toronto
    We went on Jan 1, a great way to spend New Year’s Day! Michael was our host and he was quite friendly and very knowledgeable about horses. We learned a lot by chatting with him. There was snow on the ground and the temperature was mild. It was not too cold. The sign up was relatively easy and even though we booked at the last minute, they were kind enough to provide a spot for us. Process of signing in was organized. I found the horses well trained and easy to ride. Overall a great day and way to spend a Sunday. Would recommend to others.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written January 1, 2024
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Nhung
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
We went on Jan 1, a great way to spend New Year’s Day! Michael was our host and he was quite friendly and very knowledgeable about horses. We learned a lot by chatting with him. There was snow on the ground and the temperature was mild. It was not too cold. The sign up was relatively easy and even though we booked at the last minute, they were kind enough to provide a spot for us. Process of signing in was organized. I found the horses well trained and easy to ride. Overall a great day and way to spend a Sunday. Would recommend to others.
Written January 1, 2024
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Carolyn A
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Dec 2023 • Solo
As usual, I had another fantastic ride at Pathways on Pleasure Valley. The horses are well schooled and well cared for. Michael, the owner, his team and the guides are all so knowledgeable, attentive, and engaging. Cass was our trail guide for the morning Christmas day ride and she was great--animated, friendly and mindful. She organized the horses for the trail, was always checking in to make sure everyone was ok, and took pictures of all the riders which they emailed later. This is only a walking trail ride so it is perfect for the novice rider, and yet, as an experienced rider, I have been here several times, for the reasons above, and because of the outstanding scenic and tranquil forest trails we ride through; it is my balm.
Written December 30, 2023
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Kara R
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Dec 2023 • Family
Today we had the pleasure of having a Christmas Day private ride with the owner, Michael, who really went out of his way to make our day special as it is also my daughter’s birthday 🎄. Cass was awesome; super friendly and helped get our beautiful horses Annie and Dottie all suited up for our forest ride. Michael and his team have an amazing set up and the ride took place on the privately owned forest situated behind the barn. Michael is very knowledgeable about his horses but also a pleasure to spend time with. This experience was truly memorable on a very special day for us. Thank you Michael for your passion and enthusiasm in all that you do.
Written December 25, 2023
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Gabi R
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Oct 2023 • Solo
I had an amazing experience with Pathways on Pleasure Valley. I found the staff was very nice and everyone knew what they were doing. I especially had a great guide, Cassandra, who made the ride fun and enjoyable. She has a great personality and made the horses feel calm, which made me feel calm. Thanks for a great ride! I would recommend.
Written November 23, 2023
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Anastasia P
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Oct 2023 • Couples
My fiancé did our engagement here and it was just purely magical!!! Chloe was the one who took us on our private riding tour. The trail alone was absolutely beautiful. And the horses were amazing too 😍 Chloe was super fun the whole ride, chatting, mentioning fun things about the farm while riding, took lots of great photos and then brought us to our special location! I had no idea, nor did I think anything was happening so kudos to her for keeping me distracted haha!
Written November 20, 2023
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Orli L
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
My son and I went in August and again yesterday. We had an incredible experience again! Fall is such a beautiful time to go. The staff are wonderful and our horses majestic. Can’t wait to go back for the winter ride. We highly recommend this place!
Written November 12, 2023
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JessBozzo
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Our guide, Chloe, was amazing! We had the best time riding at Pathways on Pleasure Valley with her for our 4th annual fall hack. The property is stunning, especially in the fall. Horses are well maintained and friendly. Will definitely be back!
Written October 16, 2023
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Christine T
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Great guided trail ride for the very novice rider! Trail meanders through Ontario bush and has varying terrain.
The horses are well versed with the trail and do not need any guidance as to where to go!
If you are looking for more than a slow walking pace I would say this would not be ideal. However if you are looking for a trail ride for someone who has never been on horseback this is the one for you.
Written October 1, 2023
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Margaret F
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
What a fabulous day horseback riding at Pathways on Pleasure Valley. Thank you Summer for making this experience one I won’t forget. We will definitely be returning as the horses were calm and well looked after and the scenery was magnificent. A memorable way to celebrate our 45th Wedding Anniversary. Thanks again
Written August 25, 2023
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Adam F
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Had a great ride, was very organized. Payton and Virginia were very informative and friendly. Would definitely recommend 👍🏼
Written August 20, 2023
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PATHWAYS ON PLEASURE VALLEY - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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Pathways on Pleasure Valley is open:
  • Mon - Mon 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Wed - Thu 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Fri - Fri 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Sat - Sun 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.