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Horseback Rides

The Ultimate Colorado Adventure

Spectacular Horseback Rides

Due to limited service days on our permitted trails, we have very limited spaces available on the trails between May 26th and October 1st.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Reserve for summer 2023 now knowing we will run out of USDA Forest Service service days.

Claim your all-access pass through the beautiful backcountry of the Rockies on horseback. The trails are truly awe-inspiring, with wide-open scenic views and dense aspen glades with lush green undergrowth that includes giant cow parsnip with their large, delicate flowers.

The rides are a mix of adventure, relaxation, and quiet for the ultimate horse experience in the mountains, including wildlife sightings, singing birds, and blankets of wildflowers under blue Vail skies. The horses are gentle, yet perky. The guides are knowledgable, chatty or quiet, yet engaged. Come experience a ride with us today.  All rides are extremely scenic.

Happy Hour is available most days.  Pet the goats, feed them, take selfies, and sign the kids up for a parent-led pony ride in the beer garden.  Reservations include a bartender that stays past 4pm and 4 hands worth of goats.



From $200

Booking now for 2022!

Age limit 7 yrs and older and the kids will be fine!!!!!  (Better than the adults at the end.).  This horseback ride travels through endless Aspen trees, Lodgepole pines, thick foliage and wildflowers, while offering two amazing, wide open viewpoints of the mountains from the Gore Range down to Beaver Creek.  It’s possible for anyone to do this ride as long as your general level of fitness is good for an hour of uphill and an hour of downhill navigation.  Check your core strength and double it before you ride!!

$200 per person. But, No No Double Double Riding Riding.

Adult Only $230 per person.  No screaming kids, just screaming adults.

Private Ride  $400 per person (min. 3ppl to book)


  • 20th Anniversary Ride
From $500

Half-Day Experience

  • Heading to the west, this technical backcountry ride climbs to 10,000ft in elevation by traversing large meadows, steep grades, thick, dark, fragrant stands of Lodge Pole pine trees, densely populated Aspen glades, bubbling creeks and lush undergrowth.
  • Plop down on your belly and slurp from a fresh, cold spring. Having said that, 7 yr olds do it every day and an amazing Grandma did it at 91. She was very flexible and possessed the will of a Grizzly.
  • We are saying, in advance, that there is not a shortcut home, so you have to be tough. You are in the saddle for half the day.
  • Includes snacks and beverages

Group Rides require a minimum of 3 spaces, horses, saddles, people, aliens at $500.00 per person.   No.  Three people cannot ride one horse.  Oh, the phone calls we get.  Private Rides $720pp

Available  July 4th-October 1st.

From $165

Booking for summer 2022 now!

Appropriate for all ages.  Parents, 5 yr olds usually do better than adults.  They can do it!!  Enjoy a scenic ride on mountainous terrain, with giant mountain views, and through a dense leafy-green Aspen forest we call The Enchanted Forest.   It is a sensory-filled Forest Bath that will leave you speechless!


$150 per person.  But, No No Double Double Riding Riding.

Adult Only  $165 per person. No screaming kids, just screaming adults.

Private $300 per person (min 3 people to book)


Private Horseback Rides

Available for all trail rides

Are you looking for a memorable experience for the family? Or maybe it’s just the two of you looking for a romantic date on horseback, or you’re an experienced rider looking for an exclusive experience.

Either way, we can help. We offer private rides for a more personalized, intimate horseback riding experience. The quality time in the isolated beauty of the White River National Forest with breathtaking views of Vail is well worth your while.

Our guides are educated in natural horsemanship skills and share their knowledge of Vail’s history, flora, and fauna with you. All riding levels are welcome. Come join us for a private ride!  Min. 3 person charge, does not include gratuity for the guide,