Frequently asked Questions:
Why Teepees? Running Reins Ranch and the surrounding area is steeped in history. This protected area was home to the Cree native people who lived off the land for centuries and much of the landscape remains unchanged and can be explored just as it was thousands of years ago The Tolman Badlands Heritage Rangeland Natural Areas also includes Dry island Buffallo Jump Provincial Park has some of the most spectacular scenery and history.
Can I visit the ranch without a horse? YES! Some of the most breathtaking scenery and hiking trails can be found in the area by hiking alone!
Can I bring my ATV? NO. The use of Motorized vehicles are strictly prohibited.
Do you allow Dogs. Dogs Are permitted on the sites on leash, but not off-lease or on the trails for the safety of all riders and horses and wildlife. Bully breeds are not permitted.
Can I bring my own tent, RV/Motorhome. Running Reins is not a traditional campground. Running Reins is a private equestrian minded Teepee ranch that promotes and supports all Disciplines of riding. However, it is understood that some horse trailers have living quarters and will be used to transport horses to the ranch. A Guest area will be provided with a Teepee regardless of trailer type.
Do you allow day use riding? YES! All visitors must first register at the ranch.
Do you accomdate organizations? YES! Please contact us to book your event!
Do you have a turn around for long trailers? YES!
BBQ'S ? YES! limited supply. Ask for one when you book.
Do you sell fire wood? YES! BIG bundles.
DON’T: Transport firewood, you may introduce an invasive pest into a new area. Remember that infested firewood may not show visible symptoms.
Can I book online. YES!
Is there a hospital nearby? YES! Three Hills Health Centre is 50 minutes away.
The town of Elnora is 14km and has most amenities including Gas and groceries.
Delburne, Stettler, Drumheller, Trochu, Red Deer, Big Valley are all less than an hours drive.