Equitours offers the possibility is a riding tour in the beautiful maple forests of Quebec which is very reasonably priced and within easy driving distance from New England.

Quebec is next door to the US, but it still has the flavor of a foreign country on account of its large French speaking population and the retention of many French customs like the cuisine. You will wind through maple and oak forest on old trails made by lumberman which are fine places for some canters on steady Appaloosas and Quarter Horses using western saddles. This ride is very reasonably priced has a convivial atmosphere with guitar playing and singing in the evenings.

  Peak Season

June, July , August, September

  Timezone in Canada

Eastern Standard Time (GMT-5)

  International Airports

Montréal–Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

Climate in Canada

This trip is offered June through September, with average temperatures ranging from in the 50s and 60s. You have a great change to see some fall foliage on the September dates. It’s a humid region and there is a good chance of flies while riding in the forested areas, so best to bring insect repellent.

  Average Temperature

75 °F » 45 °F

Canada Travel Tips

Don’t underestimate the amount of French spoken in Quebec! It is the first, and in many cases, only language spoken by the locals. That being said, English-only speakers will have no problem travelling through Montreal and in the area of this ride.

If you have the time en route to or from this ride, spend a few days in Montreal. It’s a vibrant city and the Old Town on the banks of the St Lawrence is particularly charming.


St. Lawrence Ride

A relaxing journey through the mostly forested parks of Quebec, this riding tour also offers two days riding on the rolling hills of the host farm. It's a short trip with an attractive price tag, within driving distance of much of the northeast US. Be prepared for basic accommodation but with hearty meals and congenial hosts in a welcoming... Read more

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If Zen can be achieved on a horse, it is on this trip that it happens. The host and his staff are caring, compassionate, professional horseman that exceed your expectations at every turn. This was truly an incredible adventure.

Connie Huffman

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