Best Ranch Sleigh Rides in US and Canada

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For those of us who have hung up our ice skates, scraped the snow off our skis, put away our snowboard or simply prefer a hot cup of cocoa and a warm blanket, this sleigh ride’s for you. Enjoy!
 

Sunriver Stables, sleigh

Sunriver Stables sleigh ride in central Oregon

 
One of my favorite places to go on a horseback riding vacation is Sunriver, Oregon. Doesn’t this sleigh ride next to the Deschutes River look magical?

 

Jackson Fork Ranch horses

Jackson Fork Ranch sleigh ride in Wyoming

 
This photo was taken with the Percheron horses at Jackson Fork Ranch in Wyoming the day a snow-storm was moving in. You can see the clouds building over the mountains in the distance

 

Lone Mountain Ranch sleigh ride

Lone Mountain Ranch sleigh ride, Big Sky, Montana

 
What fun it is to take a sleigh ride to dinner at Lone Mountain Guest Ranch in Big Sky, Montana. The ranch also makes a great base camp for Yellowstone Park trips.
 

High Lonesome Ranch sleigh ride

High Lonesome Ranch sleigh ride in DeBeque, Colorado

 
Have you experienced a sleigh ride in the mountains? The folks at The High Lonesome Ranch in DeBeque, Colorado will show you a good time in the snow.
 

Jasper Park Lodge sleigh ride

Jasper Park Lodge sleigh ride in Alberta, Canada

 
I haven’t stayed at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alberta. But what’s not to like about a sleigh ride in magnificent Canada?

 
Have you taken a winter horseback riding vacation? What are your favorite memories of riding or taking a sleigh ride in the snow?
 
All photos courtesy of each ranch, resort or lodge.

2017-06-27T11:45:04+00:00 December 25th, 2013|Equestrian Lodging, Equestrian Photography|

3 Comments

  1. Sonya January 9, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Beautiful! I love peaceful, sleigh rides in the mountains!

  2. Nancy D. Brown January 9, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    @Sonya
    Me too, and since this blog post, I’ve discovered even more sleigh rides!

  3. […] Sunriver Resort has miles of flat bike riding trails along the Deschutes River in addition to horseback riding vacations, pony rides, swimming, golfing and white water rafting. In the winter, Sunriver transforms into a winter wonderland with downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding at Mt. Bachelor, one of the top ten snowboarding mountains and horse drawn sleigh rides in the snow. […]

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