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Kananaskis Mountains & Prairies Spring Edition


Itinerary for Kananaskis Mountains & Prairies Spring Edition



Sample Itinerary - subject to changes

Note: While we have a route planned at the outset of every trip, changes are sometimes forced upon us by weather, bear activity or other environmental hazards. The guides reserve the option of changing the day's activity from the published schedule based on any concern they have for the safety of the party. In these cases, various alternatives will normally be presented to the group and a decision made in consultation with them.

Day 1 (Saturday): Arrival
Guests arrive in Calgary, transfer to Bragg Creek, reception, accommodation in guesthouse at ranch
Meals included: Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 2 (Sunday): Introductory Ride
Meet “your” horse, explore the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Kananaskis Country on a 5-6 hour day ride.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 3 (Monday): Kananaskis Day Ride
We are getting deeper into the mountains, cross rivers and climb up to view points
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 4 (Tuesday): Last Ride in Kananaskis
Your last day in the mountains will be another spectacular ride through Kananaskis Country
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 5 (Wednesday): Transfer to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park
Transfer to Writing-on-Stone in Southern Alberta, afternoon ride through the Provincial Park.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight camping at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park


Day 6 (Thursday): Ride to Ross Bridge (approx. 25 miles)
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight camping at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park


Day 7 (Friday): Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park to Manyberries (approx. 25 miles)
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Hotel in Manyberries


Day 8 (Saturday): Manyberries to Bare Creek Reservoir (approx. 15 miles)
Opportunity to swim with the horses
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight camping near Bare Creek Reservoir


Day 9 (Sunday): Back to the Ranch
Ride into Highway 40, return to the Ranch in late afternoon.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Ranch


Day 10 (Monday): Departure
Depart for Calgary Airport approx 9:30am
Meals included: Breakfast
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Kananaskis Mountains & Prairies Spring Edition
Tour Code: RTAB18-C-SE
10 days / 9 nights ~$3,275.00
Dates : May

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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Accommodation
Tack: Western
Horses: Missouri Foxtrotter, Canadian, Arab, Q...
Pace: walk, trot and canters in the mountain...
Walk, Trot, Canter, Gallop,
Airport: Calgary International Airport (YYC)
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