Meet Your Host

Learn about the lives of dude ranch owners and equestrian vacation guides from around the world.

Meet Your Host- T Bar M Outfitters Summer Horseback Adventures

March 30, 2016
A professional outfitter since 1979, Steve Holt leads guests on wilderness horseback adventures in Southwest Colorado and Utah. Guests of T Bar M Outfitters stay in a fully guided base camp or high country pack-in camps. In addition to sighting elk, muledeer, bighorn sheep, moose and bear, guets see stunning… Read more »

Meet Your Host- 7 Lazy P Outfitting in Montana

February 24, 2016
Many ranching and outfitting families have a long legacy of horsemanship and travel in the great outdoors. The Crary Family of 7 Lazy P Outfitting is no exception. The 7 Lazy P has been in continuous operation since 1931. Members of the Professional Wilderness Outfitters Association and Montana Outfitter and Guides… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Rancho Chilamate in Nicaragua

February 4, 2016
Cantering down the beaches of Nicaragua?!?! Yes, please. Learn about this special, eco-friendly ranch destination and how it all got started. If you've ever see the hit CBS TV series, Survivor, you may have a vision of the beaches by Rancho Chilamate. Raw, deserted, wide and stunning, the ranch actually… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies

January 31, 2016
Located in the southwest corner of Alberta, Canada, and bordering Glacier National Park in Montana, Waterton Lakes National Park is a spectacular and lesser discovered UNESCO site. The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, a non-profit club of enthusiasts who enjoy taking new guests to explore on horseback, know the park… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Cherokee Park Ranch, Colorado

November 21, 2015
Located in Livermore, Colorado and surrounded by the stunning Rocky Mountains, Cherokee Park Ranch brings together families of all ages for fun in the saddle and nature. Family owned and run, this is the type of ranch experience that may make your kids put down their electronics and do something… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Hipparion Horseback Riding in Romania

November 9, 2015
Meet Csaba Gall, the owner of Hipparion horseback riding in Romania. Csaba grew up riding in this remote and rugged region and knows the mountain trails like the back of his hand. Using packhorses, Csaba leads travelers through the wonderful landscapes of the Carpathian Mountains, one of the largest and most… Read more »

Meet Your Host- White Stallion Ranch in Arizona

October 31, 2015
Meet the True Family, Russell and Laura, Michael and Kristin, Steven and Alice, and David, longtime owners of White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, Arizona! Situated on the northwest side of Tucson, White Stallion Ranch is well-located and great for a variety of travelers. The ranch is easily accessible from Tucson… Read more »

Meet Your Host-Circle Z Ranch in Arizona

August 27, 2015
Located in Patagonia, Arizona, Circle Z Ranch is the oldest continually operated guest ranch in the state. Family owned and operated by Diana and Rick Nash and managed by Jennie and George Lorta, Circle Z has an endless variety of trails through private, state, and federal lands. Guests ride horses… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Rocking Z Guest Ranch in Montana

March 9, 2015
Located just North of Helena in Wolf Creek, Montana, the Rocking Z Guest Ranch is in the part of the Rocky Mountains called the Baldy’s. It is just east of the Continental Divide. Family owned and run by ranchers and horse trainers Zack and Patty Wirth and their daughter and… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Tarryall River Ranch

January 24, 2015
Meet Paula and Colton G. of Tarryall River Ranch in Colorado, where you'll get a western experience that you won’t soon forget. Paulta and Colton have been in the Dude Ranch Industry for a while and know that what makes Tarryall River Ranch so special is it’s excellent horse program,… Read more »