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Our Trail Ride Adventures

Good Morning Ride
1 hour-$65

Offered Mondays to Fridays between May 1st and October 31st.  This ride will involve approximately 1 hour of riding time and require the guest to be on site for about 2 hours with a 10 am arrival time.  


Tack up with Sarah and Lance for this 1 hour long beginner-friendly guided horseback adventure through the fields and forest of Wild Mountain Farm. 
Please read our Safety and Horse Rules Policy  prior to booking your ride.


The Golden Hour Ride
1 hour - $75


Offered Mondays to Fridays between June 20th and August 31st.  This ride will involve approximately 2 hours of riding time and require guests to be on site for up to 3 hours with a 6 pm arrival time.  


Join Sarah and Lance for our signature ride, which we call “The Golden Hour Ride”.  This 2 hour long beginner-friendly adventure meanders through our farm and forest trails with the targeted finale of ending up in our ocean-side field on the back of your horse to experience the spectacular sunset.  There’s a sunset on every ride, and if the weather cooperates it will be a pretty one we can see!
Please read our Safety and Horse Rules Policy  prior to booking your ride.


Your Trail Ride Guides

Your Trail Ride Guides are Sarah Clarke and Lance Bishop. Sarah is a long time equestrian and is a certified Western Riding Level 1 Coach with Equestrian Canada.  Feel free to contact Sarah about horsemanship and riding lessons.  Lance is a long time equestrian and certified coach of Mounted Archery with the Canadian Federation of Mounted Archery.  Working together to help people connect with and feel present with horses in nature through trail riding adventures is their joy.  



Safety and Horse Rules

  • We adhere to safety policies and practices set out by the Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation.
    All guests will be given safety and horse handling instructions before every trail ride.\

  • Riding horses involves an element of risk and all people using the facilities must sign a waiver releasing the owners of liability. 

  • All guests must wear a proper fitting riding helmet which will be provided (feel free to bring your own but must be a horseback riding helmets only, no bike/motorcycle/skateboard helmets etc. ).

  • Guests must dress appropriately for riding and weather conditions. Wearing layers is recommended.  Keep in mind it is often 10 degrees cooler on the hottest days near the shore, and sometimes foggy. Long pants and sturdy footwear with a heel are required to ride safely. No sandals, open shoes, or bare ankles will be permmited.

  • Children under 10 are not permitted on trail rides per our insurance policy, and beginner riders must be 12 or over (*see below for our definition of a beginner rider).

  • We are currently booking a maximum of 4 guests per ride.

  • Based on size of our horses, we cannot accommodate persons weighing above 250 lbs (20% of the horses weight). 

  • Please inform us of any allergies or physical/ mental conditions or concerns which may impact your riding experience so we can do our best to meet your needs. All personal information is confidential. 

  • Always keep a distance of at least 2 meters behind horses while riding, and always verbally let a horse be aware when you are approaching them from behind.

  • No smoking of any kind and no alcohol on the farm or trails.

  • No dogs permitted on the property.

  • Always treat the animals with kindness when interacting with them, and never speak poorly to any of our horses–absolute zero tolerance of animal mistreatment.

*We classify guests riding experience as follows:

  1. Beginner: Has ridden a horse less than 10 times, or had 5 or less riding lessons on the back of a horse, and no formal shows or competitions.

  2. Intermediate: Has ridden a horse consistently for over a year, more than 5 lessons, and/or competed in shows or events.

  3. Advanced: Has ridden more than 3 years consistently and ridden recently, has obtained rider levels through a Provincial Equestrian Federation, or competed for more than 2 years in shows or events.

Safety and Horse Rules

Cancellation Policy

Please give 48 hours notice for cancellations on all pre-booked trail rides. If weather leads to a cancellation on our part, your ride will be reimbursed. Charges may be applied for guests who do not adhere to the cancellation policy (75%) *All prices are subject to 15% HST provincial sales tax.

Guided hikes and trail rides in Baxters Harbour, NS

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