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We consider ourselves to be very fortunate to own such an amazing piece of property. Our 140 acres boasts 3 ponds, hay fields, cedar, pine and hardwood bushes as well as the Trans Canada Trail running right through the middle of it all! We back onto 800 acres of land owned by the Crowe Valley Conservation Authority and we are only a few minutes away from the most picturesque waterfalls at Callaghan Rapids. (We know there are caves you can explore down there as well, but have yet to find them ourselves...) This is a wonderful spot for families to bring their children or to have a romantic picnic on a secluded rock on the water. (We recommend bringing water shoes).
Our trail rides will wind you around our pine forest, and whisk you away from reality when we take a short stroll through our cedar and hardwood bush. Let the wind play in your face when we travel through our hay fields and along the Trans Canada Trail. We have just added 3 new trails through our hardwood bush and are hoping to start a 4th for your riding experience! It is not uncommon to see lots of wild life on our property such as deer, wild turkeys, porcupines, different birds, several varieties of butterflies, fox, squirrels, chipmunks, turtles, raccoons, and coyotes.
Our horses are family members first and many of them have been with us 9 to 30 years now. We NEVER farm our horses out over the winter months, as some riding stables do, to save on feed costs or avoid having to do chores in the winter. We also do not find them new homes once they reach "retirement" age. They have been there for us when we needed them. We will always be there for them and make sure they enjoy their home until their last days when they are buried in a special place.
We also only use ORTHOFLEX (Ortho flex) saddles on our horses. These are orthopedic saddles that conform to our horse's backs ensuring a pleasurable ride for them as well as their rider. We are certain you won't mind the thick memory foam in the seats either!
PLEASE NOTE- TRAIL RIDES ARE BOOKED BY THE MILE, NOT THE APPROXIMATE TIME.
MINIMUM OF TWO PEOPLE PER RESERVATION PLEASE.
- 2.8 miles $50 per person (approx. 1hr)
Through our 20 acre hay field, along the trans Canada, through our pine forest and back to the farm. A great ride for someone who is pressed for time but would still like to enjoy some time with a horse.
- 3.3 miles $55 per person (approx. 1.5hrs)
Through our 20 acre hay field, along the trans Canada trail, we turn into our hardwood bush and navigate through the shade of many varieties of trees and plants, a weave through the pine forest and back up to the trans Canada before heading into the conservation area trail and back to the farm up a quiet country road.
- 4.0 miles $60 per person (approx. 2 hrs) Minimum 2 people please
Through our 20 acre hay field, along the trans Canada trail, we turn into our hardwood bush and navigate through the shade of many varieties of trees and plants, a weave through the pine forest and back up to the trans canada before heading towards the conservation area. We will then turn down to the Crowe River where the horses can go up to the water for a drink while you take in the beauty of this spectacular view! Then it is back to the farm via a conservation trail and up a quiet country road.
PLEASE NOTE: All rides are based on "mileage" and not time. There is no way we can determine how long it will take to do a trail because there are so many factors that change on each ride such as which horses we use, the riders capabilities, how many riders there are in your group and of course, the temperature that day. Our times can only be approximate, so that is why we use the mileage to determine the difference between each trail ride. :)
COWPOKE ADVENTURES: Cowpoke Pony Rides - For children under the age of 10 who love ponies and horses will love ours! We will introduce your child to one of our ponies or horses that will be saddled up and ready to go when you arrive! We help your child to mount up and take them on their own 15 minute adventure down our country driveway and into one of our hay fields before coming back again. The age and size of the child will determine if we call in a horse or a pony for you.
Parents are welcome to walk with us! Don't forget your camera - but please remember to turn your flash off.
$20.00 (regular) through two hay fields and return
$30.00 (extended ride) through two hay fields and weave through the pine forest and return
This must be booked ahead of time to ensure we can get your little Cowpoke scheduled in.
For more information and to book your tour, please Contact Us.