Horse Adventures

Horse activities are offered to guests staying at the ranch or day visitors daily at 10am, 1pm and 4pm from May – September 2018.

Please note: The Cypress Hills Riding Academy, another great trail riding business partner is located in the Cypress Hills, Centre Block.  We are in the Cypress Hills West Block Wilderness Area.

What a way to make memories at the Historic Reesor Ranch!

2 Hour Horseback Riding Adventure – Book to ride at 10am, 1pm or 4pm.

For ages 10 and up. This is a great introduction to the horse world and riding. Help brush, saddle and get acquainted with your horse before mounting up for a ride on the beautiful and diverse terrain of the Historic Reesor Ranch. Duration of this activity includes prep and riding time. Rides are scheduled daily for 10 am, 1 pm and 4 pm. Reservations are required to get your desired ride schedule. $69 per person.

Cowboy Breakfast Ride – Book for Breakfast at 9am, Ride at 10am.

Join us, our Wranglers and other ranch guests for a hearty ranchstyle buffet breakfast in the Ranch Hall Grill before heading out for your 2 hour Horseback Riding Adventure. Breakfast is at 9 am and Ride goes out at 10 am. $84 per person.

AAA 8 oz local beef steak supper at Historic Reesor Ranch

Supper Ride – Book to ride at 4pm, Supper at 6pm.

Join us for a tasty supper meal at the Ranch Hall Grill at 6pm after enjoying your 2 hour Horseback Riding Adventure which starts at 4 pm.  $94 per person,  Price is based on AAA locally raised beef steak supper/other options are available.

2 Hour Cattle Drive 101 – Book to ride at 10am, 1pm or 4pm.

When was the last time you herded cattle on horseback? We guess…..never! Here’s your chance to experience life as a cowhand! Join the Reesor Wranglers as they gather, move and sort cattle the way it’s been done at the Reesor Ranch for over 100 years. A 2 hour Horseback Riding Adventure is required before participating in this fun and unique adventure. $93 per person.

Pony Rides – Schedule a time for your little cowpokes.

For ages 5 and under – a Wrangler will take your children on a gentle horse or pony through a fun obstacle course – one child at a time. Birthday and childrens’ parties are welcome. One hour total ride time for numerous children – $99

‘Training for Trails’ – Schedule a time for your junior Cowgirls and Cowboys.

Held in the corral and Obstacle Course. Designed specifically for learning basic horse control, safety, riding through and around obstacles and gaining confidence to ride on diverse trail terrain. Geared for 6 – 9 year olds but older children and adults are welcome. A family favorite! One hour training – $52 per person.

‘Hanging Out With Horses’ – ‘A Must Do’ activity for your group’s team building exercise.

Here’s an opportunity to connect with your group for a positive team building experience using horses in a stress free environment.   Group exercises with horses will help your team build trust and improve communication skills in a fun and relaxing setting.  One hour experience for all ages – $52 per person.

Tax/fee will be added to all of our Horse related activities.

A waiver must be read and signed prior to any horseback activities.

Waivers are available at the ranch or click here for a: Printable Horseback Riding Waiver

To help partner you with the best horse, please be prepared to answer the following questions for:

Riding experience:
– Beginner – 0 to 5 times
– Intermediate – 5 – 12 times
– Experienced – have ridden and worked with horses extensively

Weight category:
– Under 100 lbs
– Under 200 lbs
– Over 200 lbs
Limit 250 lbs

Footwear and Clothing:
Footwear should have 1/2 inch heel with maximum 2 inch heel. Bring layers of clothing for cool and hot weather temperature changes. Long pants are recommended to help protect your legs from chaffing. A cap or Cowboy hat helps keep the sun off your head. Make sure it fits tight or has a tie-down string. No loose fitting hats. It can get windy here in the Hills! Bug spray is recommended. Helmets (which we supply) must be worn by all riders 18 and under and are recommended for all ages. Backpacks are not recommended to carry during the trail rides, unless they are carrying essential items such as medication.

 

Meet our Wranglers!

Allow our team of dedicated and professional Wranglers help you create awesome Horse Adventure memories!

Wrangler Deanna at Historic Reesor Ranch. Deanna from Maple Creek, Saskatchewan has again joined us as a Wrangler for the summer. Deanna’s enthusiasm and positive outlook on life makes her a real joy and favorite with guests. She offers experienced horsemanship skills and a keen eye for meeting our guests’ needs which add to unforgettable memories at Historic Reesor Ranch.
Danae is a local Cowgirl living on her family ranch with her parents and sister. She has a gift with horses that is recognized immediately when one sees her handling them.  Her love for and confidence around horses helps our guests relax and enjoy themselves.  This is Danae’s fourth summer working with us as a Wrangler.

 

Joel is from an old time ranching family in the Cypress Hills.  He spent time with his grandparents as a child where he learned to love and appreciate the ranching lifestyle.  This is Joel’s second summer working with us as a Wrangler.   Joel’s enthusiasm and big smile make our guests’ rides a real pleasure.
Deborah Kaufman Wrangler

 

Deborah has been a friend for numerous years and she started working with us last year.  She is a gifted horse trainer and her talent has been of great value to our horse program.  Her quiet, mature and friendly personality makes our guests’ experiences both pleasurable and educational.
Julia Fairbrother Wrangler

 

Julia is from a nearby Consul ranching family and she comes with numerous years of experience working at a nearby trail riding business.  Her friendly smile and experience in taking guests on trail riding will be a real bonus for guest experiences this summer!