Horse lovers...DID YOU KNOW?
Statistics Canada conducted a horse count survey in 2011 and Strathcona County & the Edmonton region were crowned the Horse Capital of Canada! In March, 2018, CBC said that Strathcona County has one of the highest per capita horse populations in Canada. That’s kind of cool, especially if you’re into our tall four-footed friends.
We have some world class training facilities and horse breeders. Want to treat your animal loving kid to a unique birthday party? Why not try one of the birthday party packages that our local equine centres offer! So fun! 🙂
Horseback Riding Trails
- Cooking Lake – Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area
- Blackfoot Grazing Reserve
- Ministik Bird Sanctuary
- Elk Island Park – Hayburger Trail
- Trail Riding - https://www.atra.ca/
- Birch Bay Ranch [Cooking Lake]. Lessons, trail riding, summer camp, hay rides.
- Colchester Farms [11 km from Sherwood Park]. Lessons, boarding and day camp.
- Gorsline Stables [8 km from Sherwood Park]. Boarding, horse training and lessons. Indoor, outdoor arenas.
- Highland Park Equestrian [Ardrossan] Lessons, boarding, horse training, indoor arena and trail riding.
- Keno Hills Stable [North Cooking Lake] Boarding, lessons, breeding. Birthday parties and trail rides.
- New Horizon Ranch [North Cooking Lake] Summer Camp Lessons, stallion services and horses for sale.
- Paints-Plus Equine Centre [13 km from Sherwood Park] Equine therapy, lessons, boarding, day camp and birthday parties. Indoor & outdoor arenas with indoor spectator waiting/viewing lounge.
- Sandridge Stables [12 km from Sherwood Park] Boarding, lessons, training and coaching. Indoor and outdoor arena with indoor spectator viewing lounge.
Horse Sales, Boarding & Breeding
- Big Island Stables [10 km from Sherwood Park] Boarding with arenas and trails.
- Carousel Ridge [12 km from Sherwood Park] Breeding, sales and horse training.
- Courier Equine Park. No website.
- Jean’s High Cotton Stables. No website.
- Legacy Ridge Gypsy Horse Farm [Ardrossan] Riding, training and boarding services. Horses for sale. Horse training and clinics. Indoor, outdoor arenas and nearby trails.
- Saddle Creek Ranch [7 km from Sherwood Park] Breeding, boarding & sales of performance horses. Indoor, outdoor arena and riding trails. Occasional clinics.
- Trendsetting Stables [Ardrossan] Horse riding lessons, boarding.
Hay & Sleigh Rides
- Dick Lauren’s Hay & Sleigh Rides [Tofield] Bookings available at your location or theirs.
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