Horseback Riding Beach Trail

Organization Sponsor: Little Pond Stables

Organization Partner: Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation


Program Description

Haven't you always wanted to ride a horse on a beach?
This is by far our most popular ride. A beautiful beach with a breathtaking view of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Ride through a stand of spruce trees, then you're off to the beach and finish riding through a stand of hardwood trees and experience crossing a brook. It doesn't get any better than this!This ride is 1 .5 hours.

Program Approximate Cost: 

$45.00 1.5 hour

Funding Sources: 

Little Pond Stables

Strategies For Sustainability: 

This program is 95% summer vacation families. They offer 4 different types of rides. Everything from pony rides for younger kids, to 4 hour mountain trips. This diversity attracts people. The beach ride is the most popular.

Impact Of Program: 

This program is easy for families. Children and adults can ride together. Around 2,000 people a summer take this ride.

Evaluation Tools: 

Feedback from participants and the popularity of the ride.

Key Elements Towards Success: 

It is an excellent ride for mixed ages and experience. It is cooler riding by the ocean in the summer. The beach is also very beautiful.

Challenges To Meet Them: 

The weather can be a challenge. Having many riding times a day help people choose better weather conditions.

Length and Stage of Project: 

This program began around 1992.

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