Articles Tagged 'Montana'

8 Reasons to Enjoy Christmas at a Guest Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — December 6, 2017
Why not live out a bit of the horsey holiday dream? Experience Christmas on a dude ranch. by Karen Braschayko I confess that I have a deep weakness for Christmas movies, especially the kind with snowy forests in the background and storylines that wrap up neatly with a sparkly bow.… Read more »

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 »

Retreat to Montana with Yoga and Horses

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 19, 2017
Tap into your creativity and find your zen with a cowgirl friendly yoga retreat in scenic Montana.  Margaret in Dancer pose with palomino quarter horse Gus. Photo by Lara Joy Brynildssen You wake up to the smell of fresh brewed coffee, courtesy of Chef Kate, who has slipped into your cabin… Read more »

Adults-Only Dude Ranch Vacations Autumn 2017

Dude Ranch Blog — August 20, 2017
by Karen Braschayko These ranch weeks offer fall fun tailored for adult guests. For grownups seeking a quiet break after a hot, busy summer, a dude ranch vacation in the cool mountains can be a refreshing diversion. Many guest ranches offer customized adults-only weeks once the kids are back in… Read more »

Experience the Magic of The Event at Rebecca Farm This Summer

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 21, 2017
Every summer in Kalispell, Montana—nestled just 30 miles from famed Glacier National Park—the sport of eventing brings together people from the local community and across the nation to experience The Event at Rebecca Farm. One of the largest equestrian triathlons in the United States, The Event at Rebecca Farm also… Read more »

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 holidays 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 is plenty… 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 »