Evangeline Trail Rides was established in the rolling hills of the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia in 1996. From modest beginnings, Crystal has built Evangeline Trail Rides to a herd of 40 horses including some bred and raised on site.

In 2011, Our Place Livestock Holdings was established by the Manning family and serves are the permanent residence of Evangeline Trail Rides. Our Place is a working beef cattle operation in addition to being home to the herd of 40 horses that makes up Evangeline Trail Rides. This offers a unique experience for all customers to see the life cycle of a working farm set on the banks of the Kennetcook River.

Crystal offers a lifetime of horse sense and expertise to give you a safe and memorable equestrian experience!

Crystal Manning, Founder & Proprietor – Evangeline Trail Rides

Photo Credit: Bob Tabbiner Photography

What People Say

Just wanted to say a quick THANK YOU! We really enjoyed this evening’s ride. Veet was a pleasure and of all the trail rides I have done, by far your adventure was the best. I hope to get back out soon and make this a weekly thing to do. I am thinking very seriously on the leasing option and can’t wait to get back out again.


Thank you very much for your time tonight and as well as the lady that was up front ahead of me, she and all your staff are awesome”


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