Articles Tagged 'Arizona'

Meet Your Host- Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch, Arizona

Meet Your Host — 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 »

Horseback Riding Arizona’s Tonto National Forest

50 State Trail Riding Project — June 22, 2017
Trading in Chicago winters for Arizona sunshine was a no-brainer. Instead of slogging through slush in downtown Chicago, I explored the canyons, washes and rugged trails of the Tonto National Forest on horseback. The fifth-largest national forest in the United States, Tonto boasts nearly 900 miles of trails. For several… Read more »

Historic Rancho de la Osa Guest Ranch Re-Opens Feb 1st

Darley's Travel Blog — December 23, 2016
Several years ago, we had the opportunity to visit Rancho de la Osa and film there for Equitrekking, our Emmy-winning series on PBS and networks around the world. This three hundred year old, hacienda style ranch in the high Sonoran desert has a rich history and beautiful architecture. Located on… Read more »

3 Most Surprising National Parks for Horseback Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — August 11, 2016
From giant sand dunes to volcanic landscapes, unusual national parks for horseback riding from Arizona to California. We know a ton of great parks to ride horses around the world, but the below national parks surprised even us! Check out these diverse national parks in the USA to saddle up. … Read more »

White Stallion Ranch Honored as a Member of Historic Hotels of America

Equestrian Travel Articles — June 22, 2016
White Stallion Ranch, one of our Top 20 Ranches and in the Equitrekking Vacation Guide, has been selected for membership by Historic Hotels of America. To be nominated and selected for membership into this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old, been designated by the U.S.… Read more »

Sunshine, Wild Horses and My Nikon- the Salt River Wild Horses

Equestrian Travel Articles — May 29, 2016
What's the recipe for this professional horse photographer's perfect day? Take one sunny day, some wild horses, a professional horse photographer in search of a great horse photo and meet me at the lake! That's precisely what it was like for me. The Salt River wild horses did not disappoint!… Read more »

Meet Your Host- White Stallion Ranch in Arizona

Meet Your Host — 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

Meet Your Host — 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 »

Visiting Hideout Ranch with an Enthusiastic Rider- When You’re Not

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 27, 2014
A mom and her teenage sons travel to Hideout Ranch on the Arizona-New Mexico border for an inspiring spring break ranch vacation. by Laurie Orth Spring break planning for myself and my teenage boys involves some deal breakers. We need two clean, comfortable rooms, one for them, and one for… Read more »

Riding Mules at Grand Canyon National Park

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 13, 2014
Sure, you can see the Grand Canyon by foot or bus, but why not experience this must see National Park from the back of a mule? by Jocelyn Pierce Grand Canyon National Park is a destination on many bucket lists. Expansive and awe-inspiring, the iconic park attracts nearly five million… Read more »