Tours of the Ranch on Horseback

Tours by Horseback, at the Historic O'Keefe Ranch

Experience the Ranch as it used to be, and walk through the village and around the corn fields with our knowledgeable trail boss. This is intended to give guests an introduction to horseback riding as well as a historical interpretive tour of the Ranch through a whole new experience and perspective. Group sizes are small which allow us to cater to your needs and to answer your questions throughout the tour.

Orientation

A 15 minute orientation prior to the tour will cover basic horse protocols; how to approach a horse, how to mount a horse, how to dismount a horse, and how to control a horse.

Waivers

All participants must read and completely fill out the risk & release waiver before they are allowed to participate in the trail ride.

Age restrictions 9-18 Youth, ID is required to verify the age. Must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

All individuals signing the waiver must be able to read and understand the waiver or have an interpreter to explain the information.

Restrictions

Weight limitation: 220 lbs

Closed toe shoe required, sandals are not allowed. Riders are recommended to wear boots with heels, and jeans for safety and comfort. Dress according to the weather and don't forget sunscreen.

Riders must wear an approved helmet. We do provide helmets, although a personally owned ski helmet is acceptable if it is CSA approved. Bicycle helmets not acceptable.

Time

The tour will take approximately 1 hour in total, including the 15 minute orientation.

Cost

Adults & Children (minimum 9 years old) - $45.00 + gst per hour, per person

Please call the O'Keefe Ranch to pre-book horseback rides at 250-542-7868

***Tours by horseback are subject to availability- times may change due to weather and availability of horses.