Articles Tagged 'Mexico'

9 Great Ranches for Thanksgiving Celebrations

Dude Ranch Blog — November 5, 2017
Leave work and worrries behind, and let a guest ranch take care of the Thanksgiving holiday magic. by Karen Braschayko With Halloween frolics past us and leaves falling rapidly, our thoughts turn to family time around cozy fires and glorious Thanksgiving feasts. Of course, Thanksgiving can be a lot of… Read more »

My First Mexican Gallop- What a Ride!

Dude Ranch Blog — July 28, 2015
Where did you first enjoy a gallop? A traveler from the Cayman Islands takes a fast ride at Rancho Las Cascadas in Mexico... and falls in love!  by Paula Ross My first visit to Rancho Las Cascadas was many years ago, but vivid and clear, as if it were just… Read more »

Traveling Single to Rancho Las Cascadas in Mexico

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 5, 2015
A solo woman traveler from Atlanta, Georgia shares her experience of taking a horseback riding vacation at Rancho Las Cascadas in Mexico. I love to travel. As a single woman, though, I usually find it nerve-racking (and a little lonesome) doing so by myself. It’s difficult for me to really… Read more »

The Valley of the Enigmas in Mexico

Darley's Travel Blog — March 16, 2015
Thought to be the site of ancient rituals, feel the energy on a ride through this special valley outside of the Magical Village of Tapalpa. by Darley Newman In Central Western Mexico’s Sierra Madre Mountains, about a two-hour drive south of Guadalajara, the lesser-visited Pueblo Mágico of Tapalpa is a… Read more »

Mexican Folk Legend’s Los Tres Potrillos Ranch

Darley's Travel Blog — February 15, 2015
Visiting the “Frank Sinatra of Mexico’s” Ranch, Vicente Fernandez’s Los Tres Potrillos in Guadalajara. by Darley Newman We arrived to the gate of Vicente Fernandez’s Guadalajara ranch in Mexico to find fans waiting outside. Though Los Tres Potrillos, The Three Colts, is a private ranch, Fernandez does sometimes open his doors… Read more »

Rancho Xotolar: Take a Photo Tour of this Authentic Mexican Ranch

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 15, 2014
Take a photo tour of a working ranch in Mexico that has been in the Morin Ruiz family for over four generations with photographer Manuela Stefan of Graceful Horses.  While visiting the charming colonial town of San Miguel de Allende in Central Mexico, I traveled to the spectacular high planes and… Read more »

Mexico Ranch Vacations Photo Journey

Dude Ranch Blog — July 28, 2014
Enjoy a colorful photo tour of Rancho Las Cascadas, offering Mexico ranch vacations from a central Mexican mountain plateau just 90 minutes North of Mexico International Airport. Rancho Las Cascadas, an Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch, has an enviable location on a mountain plateau at 7,500 feet bordered by three waterfalls,… Read more »

A Photo Travel Tour of Rancho Las Cascadas, Mexico

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 16, 2013
Photographer Manuela Stefan of Graceful Horses finds inspiration, relaxation and serenity in capturing the essence of Rancho Las Cascadas in Mexico. by Manuela Stefan Over the past few years I have traveled extensively to find horses and their people in some of the most interesting locations of this world. I have been… Read more »

Horse Riding in Oaxaca, Mexico

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 15, 2012
Riding the Land of the Criollo, Color and Culture by Heidi Longaberger Riding horseback across the countryside of Oaxaca in Southwestern Mexico is like touring through a Diego Rivera mural. The color comes at you in bursts of purple and ochre and music echoes throughout the valleys. The open nature of… Read more »

Horse Breeds from Around the World Quiz

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 9, 2012
One of the fascinating things about travel is meeting the wide variety of horse breeds all around the world. Many of these wonderful breeds can be found here at home in the USA. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the wonderful world of horse breeds. by… Read more »