NOW OPEN. Sun Peaks Stables offers Horseback Trail Rides, Private Horseback Riding Lessons and Carriage Rides conveniently located next to the Burfield chairlift at the entrance to the resort.
Horseback Trail Riding experiences
Experience Horseback Trail Riding in beautiful Sun Peaks Resort, BC with the expert guides of Sun Peaks Stables. Our trail rides take place in small groups and are suitable for beginner to advanced riders.
All Horseback Trail Rides start with meeting your horse and helping to groom and saddle them. At the end of the ride you are welcome to groom and assist with water buckets, hay, etc. or just hang around with your new friend for some pictures and pats. Actual time in saddle varies according to rider ability and other factors.
Guests must be at least 10 years of age to participate. Waivers and consent are required. Helmets are mandatory. Advanced booking required. A minimum of two guests are required for a tour to operate, with a maximum of four guests per group.
Private or Private Group Horseback Riding Lessons
Learn the basics of grooming, horse care and English style horseback riding under the guidance of your instructor.
Take a lesson in our ring on your own with the instructor. Private Lessons can be scheduled outside the regular group lesson times, some restrictions may apply. These lessons are suitable for a variety of riders wishing to learn or improve upon basic riding skills. Private lessons are one hour in length. Lessons are based on availability, advanced bookings required.
Meet our draft horses/learn to drive
Ages 5+. This is a very hands-on experience. Start with a stable tour and introduce yourself to our gentle giant draft horses. Learn about their history and how to care for them. Then one or two will be selected to be groomed. Learn about their special harness, how it works and we'll teach you how to put it on. Those comfortable in trying can have a chance to do some ground driving. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
To book these activities, please contact the service provider directly.