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

Horseback riding in Quebec allows you to explore rural country and follow logging roads made over 200 years ago, which now lead to little villages tucked away in the forest. This area has much history, as it was the second permanent settlement founded in what was then “New France” in the 1600s.  Discover the natural beauty of your farmhouse surroundings, and the peace of a cabin deep in the woods. This is not a luxurious trip, but basic and... 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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