Guided Horseback Riding Tours

Guided Horseback Riding

There’s no better way to experience Colorado’s natural beauty than on horseback. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, there’s a Guided Horseback Riding tour for you. These tours are the perfect way to see the mountains and enjoy outdoor adventure. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your cowboy hat and saddle up!

Here are some of the things you get to enjoy from Guided Horseback Riding

The Views

The views from horseback are unbeatable. You’ll get to see the beauty of the Colorado Rockies up close and personal. The trails will take you through forests, along rivers, and over mountain peaks. It’s an experience you’ll never forget!


Not only is horseback riding a great way to see the scenery, but it’s also a great way to get out and have some adventure. There’s nothing like riding through alpine forests on horseback. It’s sure to be an experience you’ll never forget!

Fun for the Whole Family

Guided horseback tours are fun for everyone in your family, even kids as young as seven years old! You can ride together or split up into groups. Either way, you’ll be able to enjoy some quality time together while having fun on horseback!

The Perfect Way to See the Mountains

Guided horseback tours are a great way to see the mountains from an entirely different perspective. You’ll get up close and personal with nature as you ride through forests and along trails that lead to stunning views of the Colorado Rockies!

Where Can You Go For Horseback Riding In Colorado?

Colorado is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. If you are looking for a great place to go horseback riding, this state has many options. Many different trails take riders through forests and along rivers while also allowing them an opportunity to get up close with nature.

Glenwood Adventure has stables on Bair Ranch located in Glenwood Canyon. Here, you ride between the Colorado River and the towering Rocky Mountains. It is one of the most popular areas for horseback in our state for a good reason. With its jaw-dropping views that come along with a moderate climate, it’s perfect year-round!

Our stables have many types of horses that you can choose from. These include quarter horse, Arabian, and thoroughbreds for riders who want more of an adventure on their trip through the mountains or forested areas

When you come for horseback riding at our Bair Ranch, you get to enjoy the many activities that go with it. If you are looking for a fantastic horseback riding experience in Colorado, look no further. With trails for all skill levels and some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, there is no better place than this state to get out on horseback.

Our horses are well trained and ready to ride. People of all ages and skill levels have ridden our horses, so you’ll feel comfortable whether or not it’s your first time!

We also offer guided tours through the mountains and canyons, giving you a more in-depth look at all that Colorado has to deliver on horseback.

The Adventures You Get To Enjoy

The one hour Horseback ride Adventure

In this Adventure, you will be able to see some of the most beautiful views that Colorado has to offer. It is a great ride for beginners or those looking for a more leisurely-paced horseback ride. As you travel through ranch roads, single-track trails, and grassy fields, you’ll get to take in all the beauty that Glenwood Canyon has to offer.

The Duration Of the Ride

The one-hour horseback ride is approximately 60 minutes of riding time, with another 15 minutes included for saddling and briefing at Bair Ranch in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. This Adventure is open to riders ages seven years old and up. A parent or guardian must accompany all riders under 18.

The Location Of The Ride

Our Glenwood Springs, Colorado adventures are located at Bair Ranch in Glenwood Canyon. Located approximately midway between Aspen and Vail, our ranch is easily accessible from any significant ski areas in Colorado or I-70.

What You Will Need To Bring

We provide the horses, tack, and helmets for your safety. You need to bring your sense of Adventure, appropriate clothing, and closed-toe shoes. Cameras are always a good idea, too!


In this Adventure, you’ll get to ride through the beautiful Glenwood Canyon and enjoy spectacular views of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

Start by meeting your guide at the stables, where you’ll fit a horse that best suits your experience level and skills. Your friendly wrangler will provide all the necessary instructions to get comfortable in the saddle before heading out for your ride.

The Duration Of the Ride:

This Adventure runs for two hours and is suitable for kids as young as seven years old. While the trail may be a little bumpy, it’s easy enough to handle if you’re an inexperienced rider. However, we do not recommend this tour for pregnant women or those with mobility issues.

The Ride Itself:

You’ll begin your ride by ascending a hill, giving you beautiful views of the Colorado River as it winds its way through Glenwood Canyon. As you cross a natural mesa meadow, keep an eye out for wildlife and take in the fantastic panoramas of the surrounding mountains and canyons.

After leaving the meadow, you continue to ascend until you reach the top of the ridge. It is where you’ll be able to take in stunning views of the valleys and towering rock walls of Glenwood Canyon. After a few minutes at the summit, it’s time to head back down and enjoy a peaceful ride through the aspen groves and cedar forests.

No experience is necessary for this Adventure – we’ll do our best to pair you with a horse that suits your ability. Suitable for children as young as seven, this is an excellent opportunity for the whole family to explore some of Colorado’s most spectacular scenery on horseback!

Recommended Gear:

Carry your comfortable hiking shoes or boots with good grip (no sandals). Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Hat, or bandanna, Water bottle, Bug spray, if needed.

Evening Guided Horseback Ride Adventure

Our Evening Horseback Ride in Glenwood Canyon is a great way to end the day. The ride takes place in one of the most scenic areas in Colorado; Glenwood Canyon. This horseback riding tour is perfect for riders who have never ridden before or those who want to get outside and enjoy incredible scenery while on horseback!

Our guides will match you up with a gentle and well-trained horse for a two-hour ride. The horses are sure-footed and will take you on an adventure through the natural landscape of the canyon. As you ride, your guide will point out interesting features of the area and tell stories about life in this part of Colorado.


If you’re looking for a unique way to experience the Western Colorado Rocky Mountains, book our Evening Horseback Ride in Glenwood Canyon today. You won’t regret it!

Wrapping Up

The experience of horseback riding is a unique one. It can be both peaceful and exhilarating at the same time. After completing a trail ride, most people feel satisfied and happy with what they have accomplished. There are usually smiles all around as riders return to the barn after their trek through the trails.

If you are in Colorado and want to go horseback riding, be sure to check out the many tours and exciting adventures Glenwood Adventures Company offers. You won’t regret it!