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  • Experienced guides and surefooted horses for a comfortable, relaxing experience
  • Gentle trail rides from a ranch just 15 minutes from Fernie
  • Local trails and landmarks

Take a relaxing horseback ride through local forest with valley and Elk River views along the way.

Bow River Guiding Company offer gentle trail rides located just 15 minutes from Fernie from the Fagan Ranch located in Morrissey. One or two hour rides are available, with longer rides and BBQ rides also offered on request. The Ranch can easily be reached by regular vehicles.

Minimum age for all riders is 14, with some horseback riding experience preferred but not required. Younger children may be accepted if they have horseback riding experience and are a suitable size and fitness level for the horses and trails.

Local, experienced guides will host the tours and share knowledge about the Valley, trails, and the whole horse experience which starts with meeting the horses and preparing them for riding.


  • One-to-two-hour horseback experience unless otherwise agreed upon.
  • Longer rides and BBQ dinner can also be arranged on request.
  • Bring bottled water and comfortable clothing to suit varying temperatures.
  • Saddlebags or backpacks are provided for extras.
  • All tack and horse gear provided - please enquire if you would like to bring your own. 
  • Minimum age of 14, experience preferred but not required.
  • Children aged under 14 may be able to ride if they have horseback riding experience and are a suitable size and fitness level - please enquire.
  • $100 per rider per hour. Group rates available on request.
  • Trips are customize-able based on the group or individual booking request.
  • Rides available until September 8th, 2023.

Bow River Guiding Company also offers a variety of eco tourism activities on remote backcountry terrain on tenured Crown land in the Flathead River region, SE BC. Overnight horseback adventures and Indigenous cultural exchanges can be arranged on request. The location is approx. 2.5 hours drive from Fernie. 

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