Articles Tagged 'Colorado'

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 »

Meet Your Host- The Ranch at Emerald Valley

Meet Your Host — April 15, 2013
Learn about a new Colorado guest ranch created by The Broadmoor… a true wilderness experience with Five Star flair. Eight miles into the Pike National Forest from The Broadmoor Resort Colorado Springs, Colorado, lies a brand new guest ranch-- The Ranch at Emerald Valley. This wilderness enclave offers a chance… Read more »

Colorado dude ranch vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch

Darley's Travel Blog — November 19, 2012
Horse riding, line dancing and food on a Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch. by Darley Newman There are a lot of great Colorado dude ranches, where single travelers, couples and multi-generational families can saddle up and ride the West. On a road trip through Colorado, I stopped… Read more »

Photo Journey of my Favorite Trail at The Home Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — July 12, 2012
The Home Ranch has many scenic riding trails, one of which offers the best views around without ever having to leave the property. By Molly Murphy Although The Home Ranch, a Colorado dude ranch located just north of Steamboat Springs, is fortunate to back up to gorgeous Routt National Forest, offering endless… Read more »

Poncho the Wonder Donkey at The Home Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — July 1, 2012
The Home Ranch boasts its own special mascot, Poncho the donkey. By Molly Murphy Every great team has a great mascot behind it, and at The Home Ranch in Clark, Colorado, we're no different. What our mascot lacks in physical stature, he certainly makes up for in charm and character,… Read more »