Best Ontario Horse Trails

Ontario has 6 horseback rides.

  October 10, 2018

Located in Canada, the horseback riding in Ontario offers a half-dozen good horse riding options. The best Ontario horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Hardwood Hills, Haliburton Forest, Ganaraska Forest, and Northumberland County Forest. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Ontario horseback riding trail below.

Where Can I Ride Horses In Ontario?


Hardwood Hills

Close to Barrie, the Hardwood Hills have become a mecca with 42 km of horseback riding trails. The tracks are divided into three networks based on difficulty and there is a user fee. Keep in mind that these trails are shared with numerous mountain bikers so watch out while riding.  MORE INFO

Haliburton Forest

Near West Guilford, the private 50,000 acres Haliburton Forest has over 300 km of horse trails. It is located just south of Algonquin Provincial Park. While riding, keep a look out for moose, fox and black bear. The more popular horseback riding routes include the Pass Trail, Lookout Trail and the Normac Trail.  MORE INFO

Limerick Forest

Near Oxford Mills in Leeds and Grenville Counties, the 5,700 hectare Limerick Forest has a diverse road and trail system. For the experienced equestrian or the weekend rider, Limerick Forest is the place to ride. Wide parking spaces permit easy use for your trailer and horses. With many kilometres of trail to enjoy, the forest has long been the forest of choice by riders.  MORE INFO