Horseback Trail Rides

Sun Peaks Stables offers Horseback Trail Rides, Horseback Riding Lessons and Carriage Rides conveniently located next to the Burfield chairlift at the entrance to the resort.

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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 six guests per group.

It is the responsibility of each guest to accurately report to the guide(s) their level of skill and experience in horseback riding: beginner, intermediate, or advanced.

All guests agree to follow and abide by the guide’s instructions and directions while participating in horseback riding. Please wear long pants and bring a light layer. Riders require footwear with a smooth sole and distinct heel, limited pairs available for use at Stables. It is the responsibility of participants or the responsible parent/guardian to accurately report and disclose any conditions, impairments, allergies, etc. that may adversely affect ability to safely participate in horseback trail riding. 

The operator reserves the right to cancel without notice due to weather, trail conditions or other circumstances. Fully refundable up to 48 hours before tour, inside 48 hours tours are non-refundable.

Village Views and Valley Trails

Take in the Resort and views of the Village as we travel from the Burfield Stables using a mix of ski and walking trails to explore the natural beauty that surrounds the community. We often see wildlife including Mule Deer and Black Bears. Riding time is approximately 1.5 hours.

2019 Village Views and valley trails
Rate $100 per person
Duration 2 Hour Experience
1.5 hours of riding time
Time Upon request, based on availability

Mt. Morrisey summit Ride

Ride the forest trails of Sun Peaks’ lesser known gem, Mt. Morrisey. Take in spectacular views of the Village and Golf Course while enjoying the natural surroundings, flowers and wildlife. Approximate riding time of three hours with an opportunity to dismount and have a break during your experience. Riding time is approximately 3 hours.


2019 Mt. morrisey summit ride
Rate $200 per person
Duration 4 Hour Experience
3 hours of riding time
Time Upon request, based on availability

Horseback Riding Lessons

Learn the basics of grooming, horse care and English style horseback riding under the guidance of your instructor.

Group Lessons

Lessons are one hour and include a minimum of 40 minutes riding time in our ring. 

Ages 5 and over may participate in group lessons. Waivers and consent forms are required to participate. Helmets are mandatory.  Minimum 2 participants, maximum 4 participants.  Lessons are based on availability, advanced bookings required.

2019 Group lessons
Rate $55 per person
Duration 1 Hour
Time As per schedule, based on availability

Private Lessons

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.

2019 Private lessons
Rate $125 1 rider
$195 2-4 riders
Duration 1 Hour
Time Upon request, based on availability

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Sun Peaks Stables 
Phone: 250.572.1325 or email