Escape the Everyday with the Best
Guest Ranches and Dude Ranches in BC!
Start planning your authentic Western horse riding holiday today,
at one of British Columbia’s top guest ranches.
The BC Guest Ranchers’ Association represents the best guest ranches and dude ranches that British Columbia has to offer.
Whether you’re a seasoned veteran of horseback riding vacations or a first timer to the dude ranch experience, we can help find a ranch holiday you will never forget.
Give us your wish list and we can help you create those forever memories at one of our member ranches. Budget guest ranch vacation or luxury ranch holiday? Take your pick. A family ranch vacation or romantic seclusion? We have the answer to your horse vacation dreams.
A BC guest ranch vacation is a unique, life altering experience, stealing you away from the world as you know it and immersing you in a place without daily pressures or deadlines.
A week’s stay is truly ideal but we guarantee even a few days will feel like more as you adjust your pace to guest ranch life. You rise each morning with not a thought of the life you left behind and only curious expectation of what the day holds.
From working ranch vacations that let you get your hands dirty to luxury dude ranches that pamper you with spa treatments, we can help you find the ultimate equestrian vacation.
Membership in the BC Guest Ranchers’ Association is your assurance of quality. Our member guest ranches and dude ranches exemplify the Western ranch ideal of personal, homelike hospitality and atmosphere.
All member guest ranches and dude ranches have horses available to accommodate the needs of all guests who want to ride, and will carefully match you to the right horse to suit your level of horseback riding experience.
Our horses are well cared for, our ranch accommodations clean and comfortable, and all of our people are focused on providing you with a memorable horseback riding vacation.
Let us help you find the horse riding vacation of a lifetime!
What people are saying…
Clayoquot Wilderness Resort: “Wonderful Spring break for us and our daughters. Our first time trail riding couldn’t be better. Thankyou for being such gracious hosts. we’ll come back next time with friends.”
Three Bars Cattle Ranch: “Visiting Three Bars was the best family vacation we’ve had in a long time, if not ever. The riding, activities and wranglers were outstanding. A great place!”
Tod Mountain Ranch: “My special Joker is a dear horse who made me smile every time I saw him. Thank you for the warm welcome and making the week so pleasant….and for patiently answering a million questions.”
Siwash Lake Ranch: “It really doesn’t get any better than this! Thank you for 3 days that felt like 3 weeks – total bliss.”
Chezacut Wilderness and Ranch Adventures: “Simply the best cattle drive experience. The ranch caters to every level of rider and guests have the freedom to explore as much as they wish on horsebck.”
Big Bar Guest Ranch: “Located in the middle of the cowboy country. A very warm welcome and a really nice crew made my stay unforgetable! The horses are amazing and so is the landscape you see on the trail rides! I would go there in a heartbeat again!”
Chezacut Wilderness and Ranch Adventures: “We appreciate the green principles that are in effect and the accompanying dedication that goes along with it. For what we were looking for in horseriding and in a countryside adventure, all of our needs were more than met.”
Big Bar Guest Ranch: “Big Bar was everything that I was looking for – a real ranch experience, with people that have lived the Wild West experience. Big Bar was a heaven of recreation and quietness. Definitely a place we would want to see again … soon hopefully.”
Three Bars Cattle Ranch: “Have just returned from Three Bars Ranch and what can I say? It was amazing!!! Having been to another ranch in the area (this is what prompted me to go to Three Bars) this ranch wins hands down.”
Tod Mountain Ranch: “Horses, views, food, company, hospitality – all wonderful. Loved all of it with full days of riding, learning about saddling, safety, horse care and then a lovely cabin and a cosy bed to ready ourselves for another great day.”