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Horseback Riding in Vail

Horseback riding in Vail through the Rocky Mountains.

Many guests of the Ritz Carlton Residence Club Bachelor Gulch enjoy horseback riding through the Rocky Mountains as a way to experience the backcountry. Ride through meadows and forests and see streams, wildlife, and picturesque views.

There are a few horseback riding services close to Vail Village:

Vail Stables

  • Located 1 mile north of Vail Village
  • Offering horseback rides, pony camp, horse camp, nature camp and more
  • 1 hour ride = $50. 1.5 hour ride = $60, 2 hour ride = $80

4 Eagle Ranch

  • Located in Wolcot, appx 20 minutes away
  • Rustic, Old West rach; offers old west photos, cowboy grill for lunch, Wednesday night Western family dinners, hayrides, ranch animals

Bearcat Stables

  • Located 25 minutes away
  • Offering a wide variety of horseback riding adventures.
  • Carriage Rides for any occasion, wedding, private parties and special events
  • Overnight Horseback & Hut Trips

Stable Rides Throughout the Cordillera Bearden Homestead

One Hour $50
One and a Half Hour $65
Two Hour $80


Backcountry Rides in the White River National Forest

Three Hours $110
Six Hours includes lunch $200


Beaver Creek Stables

  • Located at Beaver Creek Mountain
  • Hours of Operation: 9:00am - 3:00pm, May - September
One Hour Rides
Departing at 9:30am, 11:00am, & 2:15pm
Two Hour Rides
Departing at 10:00am & 1:00pm
Picnic Ride
Departing at 10:30am, returning at approximately 1:30pm includes a box lunch. Book 24 hours in advance
Beaver Lake Ride
Departing at 9:30am, returning at approximately 3:00pm includes a box lunch


  • Pay in cash and save $5 per ride
  • Call for reservation 970-845-7770
  • Open 7 days a week 8am-4pm
  • All rides are walking, western style trail rides through aspen groves and onto sage hillsides
  • Prices includes tax but not a gratuity to the wrangler
  • Trail rides for 7 years and older, younger ones may ride ponies
  • Double riding not allowed
  • Weight limit 240 pounds

The Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch is the most luxurious of all Beaver Creek hotels. Travel En Vogue offers individuals searching for luxury Colorado vacation rentals the opportunity to stay at an exclusive Ritz Carlton Private Residence Club condo. These Beaver Creek vacation rentals are two to four bedroom condos, perfect for group ski vacations. The Ritz Carlton Vail vacation rentals feature master bed and bathrooms, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, living room, balcony, washer and dryer, twice daily maid service, 24 hour concierge, and up to 8 free lift tickets per day. Guests of the Ritz Carlton Beaver Creek rentals are also granted full use of the Beaver Creek resort facilities, like 5-star dining, spa and fitness center, heated outdoor pool and jacuzzi, and the Ritz Kids program.

 Vail Vacation Rentals
2121 N. Frontage Rd. Ste 4
Vail, CO 81657
(800) 933-7704