Volunteer at our ranch and trail riding facility near the mountain community of Grande Cache, Alberta




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    Our ranch is located 6.5 kms southbound of the mountain community of Grande Cache. We host an 80 by 152 foot indoor riding arena, eight fully serviced trailer hookups, numerous outdoor paddocks and backdoor access to wilderness mountain trails. Providing year round facility access, guided trail rides and breeding/showing of quality reining horses.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The ranch setting provides a western cultural experience where travellers can interact with the animals and learn what the Canadian Rockies offer. Riding through forests without fences and having the opportunity to experience the majestic mountains and far-reaching wilderness is an opportunity of a lifetime.

  • Help


    Opportunities are seasonally available from May 15 to September 30. Volunteer work with the horses may include any or all of the following: grooming, feed and water horses, turnout and bring in horses and general ranch/yard maintenance duties. Some opportunity may be available for assisting in guiding horseback trail rides for experienced individuals.

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  • Accommodation


    Tent accommodation (wall tent) heated with propane stove, outside kitchen, shared washroom/shower facilities and access to common area with television. Some access to wifi.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The ranch is easy walking distance (1 km) from Grande Cache Lake. There is a beach and the lake has some great fishing. Hiking opportunities are outstanding with trails winding up to the peaks of nearby mountains. Access to horse use and canoe use will also be available during time off. Visit the Town of Grande Cache website for a complete listing of things to do. Some access to a vehicle may be available or transport will be provided on a pre-arranged basis.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

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  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Transportation available under pre-arranged requirements
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View from hillside 10 minutes hike from ranch
Grande Cache Lake
Grande Cache Lake
Ravens on hillside 10 min. hike above ranch.
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Trail Riding in Willmore Wilderness Park near Grande Cache Alberta
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