Articles Tagged 'Colorado'

Working Cattle Ranch for Families with Kids Age Seventeen Plus

Equestrian Travel Articles — June 29, 2016
This Colorado cattle ranch is a top pick for families with children ages seventeen and over, regardless of their horse background!  by Kristin Shawd As your kids grow into adulthood (17 to early 20s) their individual interests begin to branch off into new and different directions. As parents you long to… Read more »

Meet Your Host- T Bar M Outfitters Summer Horseback Adventures

Meet Your Host — 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 »

Unplugged Ranch Vacations- 5 Ways to do it at Colorado Dude Ranches

Dude Ranch Blog — March 2, 2016
One of the newest requests for many travelers is a place where they can unplug and have a technology free vacation. This is especially requested by parents, who want their kids to enjoy nature, immerse themselves in new experiences and enjoy actually talking with other people and family members. Our… Read more »

How Much Do Ranch Horses Eat? A Lot!

Dude Ranch Blog — December 1, 2015
Think your family eats a lot? Learn about how much the ranching family at Drowsy Water Ranch in Colorado consumes... horses included! by Gretta Fosha The time of year for feasts is here! At Drowsy Water Ranch, this feasting business is nothing unusual. Sure, we make sure our guests are well… Read more »

4 Great Working Ranch Vacations

Dude Ranch Blog — March 28, 2015
Want a ranch vacation at an authentic working ranch? Check out these diverse picks where you can join cattle drives, enjoy team penning, round-ups and more across the USA. by Darley Newman If you've always wanted to experience life as a cowboy or cowgirl, saddle up at one of these working… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Tarryall River Ranch

Meet Your Host — 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 »

Meet Your Host- Rainbow Trout Ranch in Colorado

Meet Your Host — November 17, 2014
Meet Doug, Linda, David and Jane, members of the Van Berkum Family that you will meet on your stay at Rainbow Trout Ranch in the Southern Colorado Rockies. This dude ranch has been in their family for over 20 years. Active as team ropers and in raising their own Quarter Horses, the… Read more »

Western Horsemanship and Riding Clinics

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 5, 2014
Looking to expand your western riding skills and natural horsemanship knowledge? Here’s a look at three educational opportunities for riders who want to try something new and improve their riding. by Jocelyn Pierce
 Riders of all levels can benefit from additional training and instruction to improve riding technique. Whether you’re… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse: Bed, Barn, and Breakfast

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 28, 2014
For riders looking for the charm of a B&B with the added bonus of exploring a new area on your own horse, here are a few options for your next weekend getaway. by Alexandra Begley California B&B's for Horse Lovers The Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, California is about… Read more »

Snow Polo in Aspen- The Origins and How It’s Played

Darley's Travel Blog — December 20, 2013
Now this was a new one even for me–– Snow Polo! I just got wind of a tournament in Aspen hosted by Nacho Figueras where top polo players are playing in the snow with a sweet snow-capped mountain backdrop. It's the Piaget World Snow Polo Championship, and just seeing the photos on Twitter made… Read more »