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Sample Itinerary - subject to changes

Day 1 (Sunday): Arrival
We pick you up from the Calgary International Airport (YYC) around 4:00 in the afternoon. It is about a 1 hour drive to ranch, welcome and check-in.
Meals included: Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 2 (Monday): Introductory Ride
After breakfast, you will meet “your” horse. After grooming and tacking you can get comfortable in our arena first before we head on our first ride to Whiskey Ridge
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 3 (Tuesday): Bragg Creek Ride
A four hour ride is planned in the foothills west of Bragg Creek, followed by some time to tour and shop in the hamlet of Bragg Creek before returning home for supper
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 4 (Wednesday): North Fork Ride
North Fork is a 23 km loop southwest of the ranch offering some stunning views of the Rockies. This one takes us through the aspen forest, which should be stunning in late September.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 5 (Thursday): Elbow Valley Ride
We’ll trailer the horses a bit further into the mountains this time, and explore the upper Elbow Valley. There are more evergreens in this area where you will pass beneath 3000m mountains and splash through the icy waters of the Elbow. Our route will depend on how hard everyone wants to ride, but there are many trails to choose from.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 6 (Friday): Powderface Ridge Ride
We’ve saved a ride over Powderface Ridge for the last day as a culmination of the week. From the 2100m high summit you will enjoy sweeping views of over a hundred kilometers to the east, and almost as far to the north and south.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 7 (Saturday): Departure
Departure is normally scheduled for 9:30, which will have you at the airport (or other Calgary location by 10:30).
Meals included: Breakfast

Non-Riding activities on the ranch
The trails around the ranch are also suitable for walks. There is a small lake at the north end of the property and 2 canoes are docked there if you want to enjoy a paddle or watch the beavers.
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Indian Summer Ride
Tour Code: RTAB18-B2
7 days / 6 nights ~$2,010.00
Dates : September

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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A 2020 09/27 - 10/03 7d / 6n 7-day trip. AP 1 /7 Reserve
A 2020 10/04 - 10/10 7d / 6n 7-day trip. AP 1 /7 Sold Out
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Tack: Western
Horses: Missouri Foxtrotter, Canadian, Arab, Q...
Pace: Mostly walk on easy to rugged trails; ...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Calgary
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