Horseback Adventures ~ Guided Trail Rides
Back In The Saddle Again!
With Honest Heritage.... Genuine Hospitality!
Doing what we love... And loving what we do! The Cowley Family welcomes back all loyal and new riders to experience the spectacular trails and personal service that has made Rafter Six® World Famous!
Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced rider; frequent riders or folks traveling through, we have a horse and a trail just for you!
Rafter Six Ranch's guides, horses and outfitters are known for being well trained, reliable and eager to share their knowledge of the area.
Before all rides, you will be matched with a compatible horse and given a brief list of the "Laws of the Land".
2014 Horseback Riding Rates & Information
||$30 per person
|One Hour Ride||$60 per person|
|One Hour Lesson from||$90 per person|
|Two Hour Ride||$95 per person|
|Intermediate Ride (1.5 hour) minimum 2 people
||$105 per person|
|Custom Ride (Customized to your request) from
||$115 per person|
|Half Day Ride (3.5 hr & snack) minimum 4 people
||$145 per person|
|All Day Ride (7 hr & lunch) minimum 4 people
||$250 per person|
|Saddlebag Ride minimum 4 people||$145 per person|
|Carriage Rides ( 1 hour) from 1 to 4 people
||$135 per trip|
|Wagon Rides ( ½ hour ) from 4 to 15 people||$185 per trip|
|Extreme Cowboy Challenge Clinics
||call for info
|Cowboy College ~ Demonstrations & Participation||$695|
Call for Reservations 1-403-673-3622 or email
*Payment options - cash, debit card, email transfer, credit cards (Visa or Mastercard)
*Prices include GST.
*Cash customers receive a preferred rate.
*A 48 hour cancellation notice is required.
June to September. Reservations required
Horse Activities are available in safe weather conditions above (negative) -10º C degrees
For a more comfortable riding experience, we recommend long pants, boots with a heel, and clothing suited to the various weather conditions. Closed toe shoes are a must. High impact helmets are also recommended for all riders and required for riders under the age of 18 years (Available for rent). Extra suggestions - Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, bug spray, camera etc.
**All Rides are based on Safety and least experienced rider
**Age & weight restrictions apply; under 18 must wear approved riding helmet (avail. for rent)
**A minimum of 2 riders may apply.
Take your little tyke on a pony ride. Lead the horse around while your little one gets to enjoy the views from on top a horse. Your youngster will be suited with a well mannered, calm horse.
Half hour pony ride ~ $30
Get a great introduction to the western horse with this informative session, then try your skills outside of the arena on a trail ride! Lessons available for beginner to intermediate riders. Please call our office for further information.
One Hour Lesson ~ Starting at $90
One Hour and Two Hour Beginner Ride
Take a ride through the beautiful forest with varied terrain and breathtaking views. Perfect for a relaxing and calm trail riding experience. This trail is a walk and light trot - geared towards the least experienced rider. minimum age 6+
$60 for 1 hour or $95 for 2 hours
For those that desire a bit more challenge and speed than the traditional trail ride, an hour and a half intermediate ride is sure to please! Experienced riders only! minimum age 12 yrs
$105 ~ 1.5 hours
The Custom Ride is an advanced riders ride that can be customized to your particular request, such as a proposal ride, special family ride, photoshoot or simply a more exciting adventure ride, sure to get your heart pumping! Steeper hills, thicker bushes and more speed for those horsemen that need an adrenalin rush. MUST be a competent rider. Minimum age 14 yrs
$115 ~ 1.5 hours
Half Day Ride
This 3.5 hour trip includes a packed snack to enjoy while on the trail. Minimum 4 people; ages 12+.
Full Day Ride
The 7 hour trail is a great way to experience the gorgeous country side with the best part of the west - The horse. You will ride out to the stunning "Barrier Lake" and enjoy a packed lunch while on the trail. Minimum 4 people; ages 14+
Enjoy your ride into the hign noon sun for a mid-day adventure or sunset with an early evening horseback ride and a stop along riverside of the Kananaskis River to cook your meal cowboy style over a campfire in the great outdoors! Great fun for everyone! An experience that shouldn't be missed! 3 hour duration
Carriage & Wagon Rides
See the countryside on a Wagon or mountain meadow Carriage! Wagon Rides are fun for the whole family and popular for larger groups! Laugh, Sing, and be Merry! Beautiful and romantic carriages are available for weddings or special celebrations. Perhaps it could be a great way to "pop the question" in a traditional Vis a Vis type carriage with the magnificent mountain scenery! Great for all ages!
Carriage Ride $135 from 1 to 4 people or Wagon Ride $185 maximum 15 people
Thinking about camping this weekend?? Do something different this time with friends and family. An overnight trip on horseback may be just what you're looking for. Hit the trail with an experienced wrangler and wilderness packer. Experience the backcountry - where wildlife is abundant, flowers are beautiful and there is so much to explore! Don't forget your camera! minimum 14 yrs
Easy Rider ~ $235-$325 per person
Packtrip ~ $275-$325 per person/day
Extreme Cowboy Challenge Clinics
NEW! Experience the Extreme Cowboy Challenge with 2014 Champion Kateri Cowley! Calgary Stampede 2014 Championship Run on Youtube
Kateri will be teaching these clinics for those who wish to experience the kinship between horse and rider in the context of real life challenges that Cowboys often experience on the range working the ranch as well as some modern life obstacles to challenge them and their trust and bond. Call for more information and booking.
Learn the ways of the cowboy! This interactive group activity will demonstrate and teach about things like anatomy of the horse and saddle, learn how to crack a real stock whip, rope with a lariat and much more! Your group will be on their way to earning their spurs!