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Horse back riding

"From Novice To Expert"

Welcome to Kelowna Stables, the magic place in the Okanagan for horse back riding on trails - for all horse lovers from the novice to the expert !
You won't forget the views over the valley!

If you are looking for the place with the friendliest people, the most beautiful trails and the best view from the back of a horse, then you've found it !
Our staff has years of experience with horses and guests. All wranglers are CHA certified trail guides. Visit us on Facebook - we update our Facebook Page frequently.
 

Kelowna Stables is hosted at Myra Canyon Ranch B&B and located above the city of Kelowna right at the entrance to the Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park.
Our guests often combine a hike or bike tour on the famous tressles of the Kettle Valley Railway Trail with a relaxing horse back ride at our ranch.

Or they visit our Myra Canyon Adventure Park 2 min down the road.

Check our 2016 spring promotion for locals here.

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WHO WHE ARE

MEET OUR TEAM

You want to know who we are and why we love working with guests and horses ? Find here some answers!
 

Christina Rebelein

m5Christina is the heart and soul of Kelowna Stables. She moved to Kelowna many years ago and followed since then her passion:

Horse riding and working with guests. Christina is CHA Riding Instructor. Christina makes people happy" this is what we see and hear so often.

Gina Huber and Nancy O'Neill

m6Gina (right), our ranch horse wrangler has been with us for years now. Gina is a Certified CHA Riding Instructor as well as a learned horse trainer since the age of 17. She is also a certified Equine Massage Therapist.

Nancy (left) is one of the most experienced trainer and guide you can find in BC with a long list of certifications. Nancy is THE contact for lessons.

The "Andrians"

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Myra Canyon Ranch B&B and Kelowna Stables.

We came from Germany in 2012 and left our old jobs (Lawyer/Teacher) to follow our dreams:
Doing something with people and sport. And here we are !

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WERE DO YOU FIND US

IN ONE PLACE

Find your way to our ranch! Combine a ride with a visit of the Kettle Valley Railway Trail

By Car:
Go through Kelowna on Harvey Avenue (Hwy. 97).
Take Dilworth Rd. heading South.
Follow Dilworth Rd. which becomes Benvoulin Rd.
Head further South on Benvoulin Rd.
Take a left at KLO Rd which becomes McCulloch Rd. Continue on McCulloch Rd.
Take a right onto June Springs Road.
Myra Canyon Ranch is at 4675 June Springs Road, at the end of the paved road with 500m more to go on a gravel road.


If you heading to the tressles you can just go on on the Little White Forrest Service Road which leads you to the south end of the tressles part.
Or you walk on one of the trails starting right behind our ranch.

Kelowna Stables on the Map:

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WHAT WE OFFER

OUR PROGRAM

Find here information about our trail rides, about lessons and boarding and about our services.

Riding adventure; Saddle up for a fun horseback riding adventure in the Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park.
Our trail are on the south part of the Myra Bellevue Provincial Park between the Myra Canyon and the Crawford Trails.
The Kettle Valley Railway Trail tressles are not ridable for horses and so we ride with our guests on the trails around our ranch.
On request we offer custom trail rides to the tressles. Contact us for details if you are interested.

To see the area where the trails are located we are riding on click this park map link:

Park map
 

for experienced riders

Day Ride with incredible views !

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Ride with our guides to one of the most impressive view points below Little White, the mountain above the valley.
You will be in a saddle 6 h (3h one way) with a picnic at a cabin on top. Max. 3 guests. Start time is 09.00 am at the ranch.

 

Overall Length

8 hours

Time on trial

6 hours

Rate per Person

$ 299.00 + tax (with 2 or 3 guests)

1 rider/guest

$ 399.00 + tax

Classic trail ride

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Overall Length

 

2 hours

Rate / Person

 

$ 109.00 + tax

discount

 

10% off for groups of 4 or more

additional

 

1 hour ride: $ 79.00

Starts with a 10min warm up in the riding arena and some individual riding instructions. Once our wrangler is sure that you are familiar with the basics and feel comfortable with the horse you will be taken out on the most scening trails in the valley. Starting times morning, noon and afternoon

Custom Trail Ride

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Overall Length

 

2 hours or longer

Rate / Person

 

2 or more riders $139.00 + tax

1 rider/ guest

 

$ 200.00 + tax

additional hour

 

$ 55.00 + tax

This programm offers you the freedom of choosing what kind of trail ride you like, who is going to join you and for how long. Before you head on to the trail, you will start with a short warm-up in the riding arena. This is the ride for experienced riders who want to canter etc..

KIDS RIDE

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Overall Length

 

½ hour or 1 hour

Rate / Horse

 

 

½ hour

 

$ 55.00 + tax

1 hour

 

$ 75.00 + tax

Suitable program for children 3 up to 7 years old. Your kids will have a guide leading the horse on a leash. We ride/walk either in our riding arena or go on a mini trail ride in the park. Parents are welcome to join us for that little walk.

RIDING LESSONS

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Overall Length

 

per hour

Rate / Person

 

$ 55.00 + tax (2 or more pers.)

Single lesson

 

$ 79.00 + tax

 

 

 

You can bring your own horse or ride one of our well trained horses for Western or English Riding Lessons. Click here to get more infos and check out your future riding coach.

HORSE AND PONY TRAINING

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Rates

 

$ 700 ($ 600 if bring own hay)

mini's

 

$ 450 ($ 400 if bring own hay)

additional

 

Horse under saddle (> 1 jr)

Price

 

$ 550 ($ 450 if bring own hay)

Training for riding at Kelowna Stables is available for all kinds of horses including mini horses, gaited horses, mules and drafts. For more info about training or our program feel free to contact us!

HORSE BOaRDING

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Rates

 

 

Boarding

 

$ 300 per month + tax

Boarding

 

$ 20 daily + tax

Details

 

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Horse for sale? Interested in buying or selling a horse ? Check here our actual offers or contact us if you want to sell a horse.

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Details

 

STARTING TIMES AND CHECK IN

Our standard starting times for Classic Trail Rides are mornnig, noon and afternoon.
For all other rides and lessons the starting time is arranged individually.
We offer trail rides 7 days a week, including holidays.
Please ensure your arrival atKelowna Stables @ Myra-Canyon Ranch at least 15 minutes before your scheduled ride.

HOW TO BOOK

To book your horseback ride atKelowna Stables @ Myra-Canyon Ranch is easy!
Just give us a call 1-250-469-9455 or simply email us
with your height and weight, riding experience and a cell number to reach you.
You find all contact information under contact+booking

 

RESERVE ON TIME!

We offer trail rides in small groups. Please reserve your spot in advance - all our rides are on appointment. 
Gift certificates are available.

 

REQUIREMENTS

All riders must wear a helmet that is provided by Kelowna Stables @ Myra-Canyon Ranch.
If available, please bring your own sport helmet along.
The minimum age for trail riding is 10 years or 8, if ponied by an assistant guide on our family ride. .
Younger children can enjoy a guided Kids Ride in the arena and on the property.
A  250 lb (~110 kg) weight limit applies.
All riding guests are required to sign a waiver
(for persons under 18 years a parent or guardian must sign on behalf of the participant).
You can check the waiver here: Waiver

 

WHAT TO BRING

Please wear long trousers as well as sturdy footwear (if possible with a small heel).
Depending on the weather it might be useful to bring a warm jacket or rain jacket along.
A trail ride in the rain – or even in the snow – is also very enjoyable if you’re prepared. Don’t forget your camera!

 

DOGS

We are asking you to leave your pets at home for their own safety as well as the safety of others.
Sorry no exceptions possible!

 

PAYMENT

Full payment of your trail ride arrangement is required after the ride.

 

CANCELLATION / LATE ARRIVAL

Cancellation 2 hours or more prior to booked horse back ride: no charge applies
Cancellation less than 2 hours prior to booked horse back ride: charge of $ 15.00 per person applies
Please note: we ask that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your ride so you have enough time to get ready.
For late arrivals you will only be able to enjoy the remaining time of your ride

 

FAQs

Q: Can I bring my own saddle ? A: We have all our saddles measured and fitted to our horses and to avoid
sour backs we use only our saddles.

Q: Can I ride alone ? A: Our insurance requires a guide on all our rides.

Q: Do you ride english or western ? A: Mainly western, but we have a few english saddles.

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News

From Kelowna Stables

LOCALS DISCOUNT

Locals discount from mid of April - end of May 2016

You are from the Okanagan valley and you come in a group of 3 or more ?
In 2016 we offer a locals spring promotion with 20% off.
Reserve your family or friends ride and enjoy the Okanagan spring on the scenic trails above our ranch.

Our Lessons

Program details


Wednesdays  from 6pm-7pm. Learn to ride on any horse, in any saddle, confidently and competently.
Riders will learn how to groom, tack, lead and ride.
No gimmicks, no fast track, just honest effort and clear concise instruction from our instructor who has coached for over 25 years
and all her students have gone on to being competent riders (and a good percentage are owners of their own equine partner).
Maximum of 5 riders per session.

Requirements: comfortable pants - preferably stretchy  that you don't mind getting dirty. Heeled shoes - boots are preferred.
Riding helmets are mandatory and are provided at the stables (no bicycle, climbing, etc, .please use ours or bring yours)

Ages 10 and up. Specializing in the adult who used to ride as a kid and now doesn't know why they have fears and want to get over it!

Summerjobs

2016

Summer (July/August) 2016 applications for helping hands at our Stables or B&B are welcome!
We also look for experienced guides/wranglers from April to October for 3 days per week.

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4675 June Springs Rd, Kelowna, Canada, V1W 4C8

Do you have questions, you would like to book a ride or you just want to talk to somebody about the ride?
Call us under +1 (250) 469 9455

Email is better ? Use the button below

 

Opening hours

We are open from February to November and are weather independant except icy conditions..

Please call or email us for an appointment before you come! We have to organize horses, guests and wrangler and this need a bit preparation time.

Please be at the ranch about 15-20 minutes before so you have enough time to read and sign the waiver and prepare yourself for the ride.

In case you can't hold a booked ride plaese give us a call !

 

Location

Smartphone user: Find here a QR code with our Google Map location.

 

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Contactform

Send us a message with our contactform

 

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HORSE BOARDING

 FACILITIES

Unlimited trail riding adventures await you as Myra-Canyon Ranch backs onto the spectacular Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park.
The Kettle Valley Railway Trail (KVR) is only a short ride away from our property.
Awesome view even from the outdoor arena. Myra-Canyon Ranch also offers horse boarding in addition to the accommodation at the bed,
bale and breakfast and vacation rental.  All boarding is at a single monthly rate.
Our stable provides spacious paddocks with shelters and pastures for daily turnouts.
Boarders may make use of the 100 ‘ x 150‘ outdoor arena. We also offer a tack room and washroom with 2 showers.
And of course we have these spectacular views of the surrounding area and over the valley!
Horses are very well cared for and given plenty of individual attention.
We provide three daily feedings and because the health of the horses is important to us we have developed a health plan which is part of the boarding contract.
Access to our facilities is very open and the atmosphere at Myra-Canyon Ranch is friendly and inviting.
 

RATES PADDOCK BOARDING

Includes shelter, hay/grass, (2 x hay). The horse can either be kept with a small group of other compatible horses in a large paddock or on his own in a smaller paddock.
Use of the following facilities are included: 90‘ x 150‘ outdoor arena, tack room and washrooms/showers. 
Paddock boarding per month $ 300.00 + tax / Paddock boarding daily  $ 20.00 + tax

RATES HORSES OF OUR B&B GUESTS

Includes shelter, hay/grass, (2 x hay). The horse can either be kept with a small group of other compatible horses in a large paddock or on his own in a smaller paddock.
Use of the following facilities are included: 90‘ x 150‘ outdoor arena, tack room and a washroom. 
Paddock boarding daily $ 20.00 +tax

 HORSE FOR SALE

Buying or selling a horse
You are looking for a horse or you have a horse for sale? We list our available horses here - so nothing right now. Contact us for details.

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