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THE SUTHERLAND RANCH

AT THE RANCH EXPERIENCES

Ranch Tour

Nestled in the foothills, the Sutherland Ranch is conveniently located 15 minutes south of Calgary, AB.  Ranch owners, Mark and Dina, feel fortunate to live where they do and to be able to live a life with horses.  They would love to take you on a tour of the ranch and  introduce you to their equine athletes.  If you are interested in booking a tour simply fill out the contact information and we will be happy to get back to you with availability and pricing.

barn hand for a day

Visit the Sutherland Ranch and experience first-hand what it is like to take care of 50  horses on a daily basis.  Work alongside the Sutherland Crew feeding horses, bedding stalls and brushing the beautiful thoroughbred athletes.  Simply fill out the contact information and we will be happy to get back to you with avaialability and pricing.

For six months of the year the Sutherland's are at their ranch in Okotoks working with their equine athletes.  This involves hooking them up for daily practice runs around the exercise track.  If you like to experience the extreme this is for you.  Jump in the wagon and feel the power of the horses, the wind in your face and even the odd dirt lump hit your chest.  If you are interested in booking a wagon ride simply fill out the contact information and we will be happy to get back to you with availability and pricing.

wagon ride

the ultimate

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to hold the lines of four charging thoroughbreds?  This is the experience for you. Spend some time with one of the Sutherland boys and learn how to drive. That is right; by the time you are done you will be in control of the wagon. This experience is a multi-day offering that can be spread out or booked in a block of time. If you are interested in booking a the Ultimate Experience simply fill out the contact information and we will be happy to get back to you with availability and pricing.

On tour

 

Each year the Sutherland's compete on the World Professional Chuckwagon Association tour.  For the first time, they are offering experiences while on the chuckwagon trail.  The tour schedule is as follows:

1. Grande Prairie, AB:  May 29 - June 2, 2019

2. Saskatoon, SK: June 6 - 9, 2019 

3. Medicine Hat, AB:  June 13 - 16, 2019

4. High River, AB:  June 20 -  23, 2019

5. Ponoka, AB:  June 25 - July 1, 2019

6. Calgary, AB:  July 5 - 14, 2019

7. Strathmore, AB:  August 2 - 5, 2019

8. Dawson Creek, BC:  August 7 - 11, 2019

9. Rocky Mountain House, AB:  August 14 - 18, 2019

10.  Century Downs, Balzac, AB: August 21 - 25, 2019

barn hand for a day

Visit the Sutherland's wherever they are on tour and experience first-hand what it is like to take care of the thoroughbred athletes on the road.  Work alongside the Sutherland Crew feeding horses, bedding stalls and brushing the beautiful thoroughbred athletes. It will be up to you how authentic you want to make it.   Simply fill out the contact information and we will be happy to get back to you with availability and pricing.

wagon ride

If you like to experience the extreme this is for you.  Jump in the wagon and feel the power of the horses, the wind in your face and even the odd dirt lump hit your chest.  If you are interested in booking a wagon ride simply fill out the contact information and we will be happy to get back to you with availability and pricing.

Behind the barns hosting

Team Building - Client Hosting - Family Gatherings:  The Sutherland team offers a one-of-a-kind hosting opportunity at various locations on the tour.  Bring your guests, meet the team, enjoy a BBQ and go see the races.  Simply fill out the contact information and we will be happy to get back to you with availability and pricing.

special events

 

Ken Sargent GMC Pancake Breakfast - Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 7:30 am to 9:00 am