I will be adding more information about Horseback Riding in Southern Ontario, meanwhile, here is information about Stables in the London, St Thomas and surrounding area.

black horse with young rider and tent in background

Horseshoe J Dude Ranch, Fingal, Ontario
You can ride the trails through the lovely southern Ontario countryside with an experienced guide.

The Dude Ranch is well known in this area and is a well-established family run business - being owned and operated for over 40 years by the Steele family.

In addition to trail riding, they also offer Summer Camps for children - check out their site for more information, or call 519-762-5402, or email them at

Several of our children have had their first riding experiences here, and they have always wanted to go back for more!

"L'équitation dans Ontario"

If you are looking for Horse Riding Lessons in the St Thomas area, you can contact the Fehr family at Sunnylee Stables on Yarmouth Centre Road, just north of Highway 3. For more information call 519-633-7082, Kimberley or Henry will be able to give you all the information.

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Circle R Ranch, Delaware, Ontario
Check out their site for rates for lessons, trail riding, family activities, Summer Camps and more!

It has been years since I was here, but one of my grand-daughters recently celebrated her 5th birthday here - they had a party with hot-dogs, cake & ice-cream, pony rides, a Hay Wagon ride, and a look at the little mini farm.

What a wonderful day those children had - check out their website for full information.

If you are looking for accommodation close to the Circle R Ranch, check out Oma's Loft which can sleep 4 people and is comfortable and convenient for those wishing to ride.

Circle Square Ranch, Brantford, Ontario Circle Square Ranch offers exciting summer camps for children and teens aged 5-16.

Activities such as horse-back riding, wall climbing, zip line and archery are just a few of the great things they have to offer.

Circle Square Ranch is a Christian non-denominational children's summer camp and retreat centre.

Conestogo River Horseback Adventures Located on Northfield Drive East in Waterloo, Ontario, this facility has so much for the horse enthusiast - trail riding, sleigh and wagon rides, and summer Camp for children!

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For an all-round horse-back riding experience Rawhide Adventures is one of the most exciting we have heard about!

Located near Shelbourne, Ontario, this would be a wonderful place for a week-end get-away.

There are various packages from which to choose, including meals and accommodation if required.

Located to the north of Kitchener, Shakespeare Stables can be contacted at 519-625-8459.

Horseback Riding Info ...

Horse Crazy Girls - Horseback Riding Link
Do you have a Horse-Crazy daughter in your family?

Here is a great website about Horses and Horse back Riding that all Horse lovers will enjoy!

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Texas Longhorn Ranch 
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Whinny Acres 
Whinny Acres in Priceville, Ontario, is great for horseback riding! You can bring your own horses or rent theirs and there are lots of trails. …

Our Ontario Horseback Riding Secret? 
One of our readers tells us about the amazing overnight riding they had at the Peace Valley Ranch in April 2009. My wife and I recently experienced …

Horse riding at Sunnylee Stables 
Last summer some friends and I went horse-back riding at Sunnylee Stables just outside St Thomas . We had fun and learned a lot from the instructor, …

Lake House Stables  
Lake House Stables is a great place to lesson and board your horse. It is a fun and friendly environment, focused around the best equine. See their …

Stable Relations  
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I went to Fox Lair Stables in Canfield, Ontario, for a trail ride while my daughter enjoyed a pony ride, I was so pleased with the facility that my daughter …

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