Articles Tagged 'Montana'

Ten Ranch Vacations for Cowgirls

Dude Ranch Blog — March 16, 2017
Gather up your female friends and family for these ladies-only ranch getaways. By Karen Braschayko Whether lifelong best friends, sisters or recently bonded coworkers, sharing a love of horses and a desire to retreat in nature is fertile ground for a great cowgirl getaway. These vacations are a chance to… Read more »

Six Guest Ranches with Photography Workshops in 2017

Dude Ranch Blog — February 13, 2017
Enlarge your photography skills with beautiful horses, diverse natural settings and expert coaches by combining a dude ranch stay with a unique photography retreat. By Karen Braschayko When it comes to vacations, personal wishes fall on a spectrum. Where some want a pool chaise with a beautiful view, others seek… Read more »

Seven Guest Ranches for Snowy Winter Adventures

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 9, 2017
De-stress from the holidays with horses, mountain views and winter fun at a guest ranch. By Karen Braschayko If the post-holiday doldrums have you wishing for secluded, cozy log cabins and hearty home-cooked food, it’s a great time to plan a winter ranch vacation. Winter is just beginning, so there… Read more »

Equestrian Skijoring

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 29, 2015
Love riding? Love skiing? Skijoring may be for you! Learn more about this daring and competitive sport popping up around the U.S. and abroad. by Jocelyn Pierce It was only a matter of time before cowboys in snowy mountain towns grew bored in the off-season and wondered what might happen… Read more »

What to Expect on a Fall Horseback Ride in Montana

Dude Ranch Blog — December 14, 2014
Frosty mornings, blue skies, elk bugling, maybe even a few snowflakes; these are all things you might experience while riding horses in the Montana backcountry in autumn. by Mary Uravich, a wrangler at Lone Mountain Ranch September and October have some of the best riding weather of the year. Cooler temperatures… Read more »

Ranches & Riding Vacations for Appaloosa Horse Lovers

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 3, 2014
Looking for a photo-worthy riding opportunity? Saddle up on a colorful and unique Appaloosa horse at these riding vacation destinations. by Darley Newman Striking, intelligent, independent and colorful are all words to describe Appaloosa horses. Bred originally by the Nez Perce Indians, you may recognize these horses because of the spots and… Read more »

Scenes from Montana Brandings at The Ranch at Rock Creek

Dude Ranch Blog — August 19, 2014
Learn about branding cattle in Montana from The Ranch at Rock Creek, a historic guest ranch where luxury meets the authentic “True West." Beyond the necessary business aspects of marking cattle, brandings are big springtime social events in Montana’s ranch country. The valley snow has melted and green grass permeates… Read more »

Carriage Driving Vacations & Clinics in the USA

Darley's Travel Blog — January 15, 2014
Great places to take a carriage driving vacation in the USA. These equestrian learning holidays help beginners and advanced alike, including those looking to excel in Combined Driving Events. by Darley Newman Always wanted to drive a horse-drawn carriage? Want to spend time with horses, but not ride? Many people… Read more »

Horse Ride Teddy Roosevelt’s Trails in the American West

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 5, 2012
Explore the lands, ride the trails and gaze on same vistas President Theodore Roosevelt did as he fought to preserve the American West. By Karen Braschayko We know him as Teddy, though he greatly disliked the nickname, and he’s the reason the term “teddy bear” entered our common language. Politician… Read more »

Luxury Camping - What You Might Love About Glamping

Dude Ranch Blog — August 20, 2012
Glamorous camping is a luxurious new option for connecting with nature and living outdoors on your next dude ranch vacation. by Karen Braschayko  The view from the glamping tents on the Ridge at Siwash Lake Ranch in British Columbia, Canada. Celebrities like Justin Bieber want to try it, the Real… Read more »