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

Meet Your Host- Stone Horse Expeditions Mongolia Riding Vacations

July 1, 2017
Learn about Mongolian Saddles, horse culture and what it's like to take a riding vacation in Mongolia from the husband and wife team whose passion for Mongolia spurred them to start their own horse trekking business and show others the view from the saddle. Co-owners of Stone Horse Expeditions &… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch, Arizona

June 25, 2017
At just two hours from Las Vegas, Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch is a popular family retreat in the desert of Arizona. Owned by JP and Tricia McCormick work to make guests that visit feel like family, offering a plethora of activities ranging from riding horses to ATVing to lounging by the… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Horse Country Campground in Canada

December 26, 2016
For those who want to combine horseback riding with family-friendly camping, you might want to know about Horse Country Campground, located in the Ottawa Valley town of Forester Falls, Ontario and co-located at Canada’s #1 outdoor adventure resort Wilderness Tours. Set on over 5,000 acres of pristine landscapes along the… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Wyoming Dude Ranchers Association

November 1, 2016
Haven taken several ranch vacations in Wyoming, we were excited to hear from the Wyoming Dude Ranchers Association about why Wyoming is such a great state for dude ranches and have them share some photos of Wyoming dude ranches seeping with Western history and adventure. Equitrekking: What is most special about… Read more »

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 »