Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons
Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons Municipality of Grey Highlands - The place for all seasons

Municipality of Grey Highlands, the place for all seasons!
Visit Us



 Site Search


Contact Us

The Municipality of Grey Highlands
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm

Phone: (519) 986-2811
Toll Free: (888) 342-4059
Fax: (519) 986-3643

Office Location
206 Toronto Street South
Unit 1 Markdale

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 409 Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0

Joint Building Services Department
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00am to 4:30pm

Municipality of Grey Highlands
Municipality of West Grey
Township of Chatsworth
Township of Southgate

Office Location
50 Lorne Street, P.O. Box 409
Markdale, Ontario N0C 1H0
Ph: 226-909-0668 Fax 226-909-0662
building@greyhighlands.ca
Email

Visit Us - Fall Experiences

Horseback Riding in Grey Highlands

What better place to enjoy horseback riding than in Grey Highlands, a beautiful setting with a quiet pace. A variety of horse activities from hour long trail rides, overnight horseback riding vacations to horse trials, jumping and dressage events can be found in Grey Highlands. These happenings are sure to please horse enthusiasts of all levels. Nearby are competitive trail riding and endurance events. Boarding and lessons are available at facilities in the area.

Whinny Acres

See part of the beautiful Beaver Valley on horseback. Whinny Acres country retreat offers trail rides plus the opportunity for longer stays with horseback riding in the hills, swimming, hiking, and more. Choose one of many options from a one hour trail ride to a multi-night horse vacation. Whether you have never ridden a horse before or are an experienced rider there is something here for you.

Checkmate Equestrian Centre

This facility is one of the top equestrian event sites in Canada. Checkmate Equestrian Centre is located on Grey Road 12B near Feversham and operates on 500 acres in the scenic countryside of Grey Highlands. Horse trial events with dressage, cross-country and show jumping are hosted.

Competitive Trail Riding

Ontario Competitive Trail Riding Association, is the sanctioning body for Endurance Riding, Competitive Trail and Ride ‘n' Tie in Ontario. Events are listed on their web site. These events are held in various locations in the area or close at hand.

Horseback Riding on the CP Rail Trail

The rail trail is a multi-use trail including horseback riding. It starts in Dundalk, goes through Ceylon and Markdale and ends in Owen Sound. Grey County maintains the trail and is working to improve it.


Photo
Photo Credit: Telfer Wegg

Text Size:

Decrease text size Increase text size

contact information

Parks and Recreation Department
Phone: (519) 986-2811
Ext: 230
Fax: (519) 986-3643
Email

links



Municipality of Grey Highlands - the place for all seasons
Municipality of Grey Highlands, the place for all seasons!