There’s no better way to catch the true flavor of the West than from the back of a horse. A variety of rides are offered throughout North Idaho. They range from gentle mountain trails for beginners to authentic trail boss guided evening rides complete with western suppers.
Red Horse Mountain Guest Ranch (20 minutes from Coeur d’Alene) near Harrison provides the experience of a classic Rocky Mountain dude ranch. (888) 689-9680 or www.redhorsemountainranch.com.
Located on 1,100 acres, Western Pleasure Guest Ranch (15 minutes from Sandpoint) is a working ranch with a 10,000sf lodge and cabin rentals. Guest enjoy year round equine adventures including winter sleigh rides and summer trail rides. They can even help move cattle to new pastures! (208) 263-9066 or www.westernpleasureranch.com.
Rider Ranch (20 minutes east of Coeur d’Alene) offers a day of life on a working ranch, riding and a family barn night with an open fire BBQ. (208) 667-3373 or www.riderranch.com.
Stillwater Ranch in Sagle has everything you need for your wild west horseback experience. (208) 263-0077.