FAQ’s

Can my child ride with me on the saddle?

NO, it’s not safe to have more than one person in the saddle at one time. We offer pony rides for children under 10, and children over 10 can ride their own horse or pony on trail.

Can we bring our dog(s) to The Ranch?

NO, we have our own Ranch dogs that might not appreciate the visitors, and its also dangerous to bring new dogs to a working farm; so please leave your dogs at home.  Do NOT plan on leaving your dog in the car while you visit.

Can I sign a waiver for someone else’s child?

NO, every rider under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.  If you’re bringing someone else’s child, print out a waiver and have it signed by a parent or guardian before you visit.

Can I bring my camera on the trail ride?

YES, at your own risk.  We prefer you have your hand on the reins while riding, and if you drop your camera while riding, you are not permitted to dismount to retrieve it.

Can we bring apples and carrots for the horses?

YES, but please ask staff which horses you can feed. Not all the horses on the property should be hand-fed treats, AND you’ll need to be careful of the electric fences!

Can we get to you by public transit?

NO, unfortunately there is no public transit that can get you to Rural Oakville.  We are fairly close to Oakville and Milton GO stations, and some visitors take taxis from those locations.

Can we bring our own tack?

NO, our horses have their own tack that is specially fitted for them, and is monitored and maintained for your safety and the safety of the horse.

 Can we walk out on your trails or ship-in to ride on your trails?

NO.  Our apologies, but due to safety and liability concerns, our trails are not for public use.

Can I ride with you if I’m disabled?

We will do our best to accommodate you, but need to speak with you in advance to plan for a safe ride.  In cases where we cannot accommodate you safely, we highly recommend Windrush Therapeutic Riding Centre in Milton.

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