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In Uruguay, gauchos still run the estancias. ATV’s and trucks haven’t replaced steeds. Learn about ranches where you can meet local cowboys. by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. As a sudden rainstorm passed, I was glad to have on the wool poncho that Jorge let me borrow… Read more »
Go trail riding in Snow Canyon State Park in St. George, Utah, and you’ll be riding through Utah’s Dixie. by Darley Newman Originally published in True West magazine. When Brigham Young called upon the 300-plus families to help with the Cotton Mission, they did not go happily. “I have seen… Read more »
Trail Riding in Tuscany? You bet! Learn about Italy horse riding adventures. By KT O'Neill What comes to mind when you read Montepulciano, Montalcino, or Siena? Rolling Tuscan hills under a cobalt sky streaked with cotton-candy clouds. Cypress-lined country roads leading to ancient earth-toned villas. The subtle elegance and deep… Read more »
For a girl raised in Connecticut, UConn offers an equestrian oasis. By Michele Tchernotzkas When most people think of the University of Connecticut the first thing that comes to mind is basketball. With the UConn campus located in rural Storrs, CT one's options are limited to pretty much being a… Read more »