Saddle up in SK – 5 Places to Ride a Horse

August 22, 2022

There’s just something about horses. If you’ve been around them, I’m sure you understand the connection you can feel with these beauties. When I was younger, I begged my mom to let me go to a ranch camp so I could ride the horses. Even as a kid, I knew spending time with them was good for the soul! But in all seriousness, interacting with horses can increase positive emotions, decrease depression and increase social skills in children and adults alike1.

If you’ve never experienced it, grab the opportunity by the reins to take a trail ride or even some lessons! If you’re looking for a place to pony up, here are 5 places to ride horses in Saskatchewan:

Kenosee Lake Riding Academy

Offering one hour guided trail rides through the forest and along the shores of Little Kenosee Lake, you can’t go wrong with this one! If a trail seems too onerous for your little ones, hop on the pony rides around the corral. Don’t forget to make a reservation to secure your scenic ride through nature!

Little Kenosee Lake Horseback Riding

Saskatoon Sandhills Stable

For the past 34 years, the Sandhills Family has created a warm country atmosphere where you can feel comfortable becoming a horse lover! With a big emphasis on kid-focused camps, your little cowpokes will have a blast learning the ins and outs of horsemanship.

Madge Lake Riding Stables

With access to 72km of beautiful trails through the Duck Mountain Hills, there are horses available for all riding skills. Upon request, you can hop in for a wagon ride, too! Book online to secure your spot.

Madge Lake Stables

Cypress Hills Historic Reesor Ranch

Unwind and enjoy nature in Saskatchewan’s first provincially designated heritage ranch! Saddle up for one of many horse adventures offered – from a 2-hour ride to a “cowboy breakfast ride”, you’re sure to have a darn good time in Cypress Hills.

Regina GCJ Stables Ltd.

If you’re looking to get serious with your riding, GCJ is the place to go for comprehensive services! Offering summer riding camps and training sessions, you’ll be a pro in no time. Plus, they accommodate fun group functions like trail rides, too.  

GCJ Stables near Regina

What are you waiting for? Quit stalling and giddy-up!

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-Ashley Herchak is a Product Consultant on the Brand & Digital Platforms Team at Directwest


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