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Become part of the history at Homeplace Ranch
Nestled on ~600 acres of pristine Alberta wilderness, Homeplace Ranch continues its historical operation by offering trail rides, lessons, horse awareness programs, corporate retreats and more.
Owned and operated by passionate horseman Mac Makenny since 1974, Homeplace Ranch is committed to giving you a real Western experience unlike any you will find elsewhere. With a focus on allowing you to bond with your horse, learn new skills, and connect to the history of the ranch and the land, you will leave the ranch with a sense of belonging and purpose. Break away from the bustle and pressures of everyday day life by immersing yourself in the experience Homeplace Ranch.
Located between Priddis and Bragg Creek, Alberta, Homeplace Ranch is a short drive from Calgary and surrounding areas.
Our priorities are:
1. Safety and well-being of guests and animals.
2. An enjoyable experience, that provides you with a sense of natural beauty, history and our love of horses and nature.
Meet a few of the horses that call Homeplace Ranch home.
It's time to get in the saddle
Homeplace Ranch offers a variety of experiences including trail rides, lessons, awareness programs, corporate retreats and more.
We work with schools, businesses and individuals to create unique programs to meet your needs. Contact Mac directly to discuss.
Trail rides: Offering both a morning and afternoon ride, indulge your senses in a 2 1/2 hour horse introduction and trail ride with Mac as he guides you through rolling Alberta Foothills on horseback. You will start your experience with specific instructions on mounting, dismounting, leading and cues for your horse to ensure a smooth ride. Take a moment to ride in the arena to get the feel of your horse and settle into your saddle.
Cost: $125/person (+ 5%GST )
Riding and Horsemanship Lessons:
Join Mac, a much sought after instructor if you are looking to better appreciate and understand horses while increasing and developing your skills. One-on-one or group lessons available. Maximum four people.
Cost: $150/lesson; or $300/2 lessons; or $600/4 lessons (+ 5% GST)
Have you always wanted to feel comfortable around and understand the connection between human and horse? Well, wait no longer. In the heart of the Alberta Foothills join Mac for a one-on-one opportunity to interact with the spirit of the horse and learn from a true cowboy, the gentle way to be with a horse. Program runs 1 1/2 hours.
Cost: $50/person - $25/additional person (+ 5% GST )