"The real Ottawa region horseback trail riding experience."

Epic horseback trail riding in the wondrous Gatineau hills.20 minutes from Ottawa.

Winter Horseback Riding

Please Note, a 24 hours Reservation needed in advance for Winter Horseback Riding!

Winter Horseback Riding: A Canadian Bucket List Winter Activity

We in the Gatineau Hills have a secret: winter is what you make it! The region surrounding Captiva Farms is a world famous winter playground. Did you know that people move to this region, just for the incredible variety of winter activities. Get the family or the board of directors out of their winter funk, and head out to see how winter should be enjoyed!

Horseback Riding Adventures

 Horseback riding on over 450 acres of wilderness trails: an adventure for any skill level. Exciting horseback riding with the whole family. Captiva Farms offers an exciting, one-of-a-kind horseback riding experience for all levels of skill, near Ottawa. Captiva is the only horseback riding ranches that allows groups and families to explore over 20 KM together. Our friendly, courteous and knowledgeable staff provides horseback riding lessons before your trail excursion, in order to prepare everyone for the horseback adventure. 

Pony Rides and Kids’ Activities

A kid-friendly and kid-inspiring environment. Kids love animals. And, for good reason. A connection to nature has been proven to help children and adults develop stronger emotionally, psychologically, and even physically. A deeper connection with nature and a strong bond with animals will make kids happier, healthier and more well-rounded. Captiva Farms has horseback riding and pony rides for all ages, as well as a small petting zoo where kids can commune with Squirt the Lamb, Charlie the Emu or any other number of animals.