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Pemberton: Half-Day Medicinal Herb Ride

Product ID: 197731
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Enjoy a half-day mountain ride with resident herbalist, Evelyn, learning about the local flora and their uses for good health.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Western herbalism
  • Learn about how First Nations use the plants that surround them
  • Enjoy a leisurly mountain ride
  • Get to know your mountain horse
Full description
Join a registered herbalist in Pemberton, British Columbia, on a three hour horseback tour of the Birkenhead Lake region. Ramble through forests, clearings and sub-alpine areas in search of plants that have been used throughout human history to treat disease and protect good health. Your guide holds a masters degree from the University of New England in botanical medicine and is able to share a vast amount of knowledge on the therapeutic uses of local indigenous plants. A saddlebag lunch is included along with apples that you can feed your horse. 

Learning about herbal medicine is fascinating in itself, but combine that with a horseback tour through the most beautiful back country imaginable and you have a truly incredible experience. You are cordially invited to come and meet some of these plants where they live.
Includes
  • Horses
  • Wrangler
  • Herbalist
  • Saddle bag lunch
  • Helmet
  • Rain cape
  • 5% tax
What’s Not Included
  • Wrangle gratuities
  • Bug spray
  • Sun screen
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

7830 Pemberton Meadows Road, Pemberton, BC

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Minimum age is 9, although this ride is geared to adults
• Vegetarian options provided for lunch
• Rides must be pre-booked
• The ride takes place no matter the weather - please dress appropriately (long pants and closed toed shoes or boots)