Articles Tagged 'New Mexico'

Meet Your Host- Double E Ranch

Meet Your Host — August 24, 2012
Ever wanted to leave the corporate world for a life in the great outdoors, perhaps on your very own ranch? Meet Debbie and Alan Eggleston who are living the dream on a working cattle ranch boardering the Gila National Forest in Southwest New Mexico. Debbie used to have an office job… Read more »

Cowboy Mounted Shooting

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 19, 2012
Have you ever watched an old Western movie and marveled as the hero galloped his horse across the screen with reins in one hand, firing off shots left and right? Ever wished you could try it?  By Alan Eggleston, owner of Double E Ranch If the romance and excitement of… Read more »

A Modern Stagecoach Ride through History

Darley's Travel Blog — July 18, 2012
How comfortable would the ride really be inside a Concord stagecoach? I got to find out first-hand in New Mexico. by Darley Newman, as originally published in her column in True West magazine I wasn't sure if I brought into Ed Heimann’s claim that the Concord is the “Rolls Royce”… Read more »

Cowgirl 101 in Apache Country

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 9, 2010
By Equitrekking host Darley Newman as published in her column in True West magazine I rode a Mexican Mustang named Pancho through areas that would have felt downright claustrophobic during the days of Apache reign. While astride Pancho in southwestern New Mexico beside the Gila National Forest, his hooves noisily… Read more »

New Mexico- Pony Express Ride

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 20, 2010
By Darley Newman, originally published in Darley's Trail Rider column in True West Magazine On a hot August day, I borrowed a dark bay quarter horse named Jake to participate in a Pony Express Trail Ride from the ghost town of White Oaks to the historic town of Lincoln in… Read more »

New Mexico- Foxhunting in the Southwest

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
By Judie Framan Photos by Elliot Framan and Lindsey Green Getting up in the dark has never been my favorite thing to do. In fact it’s near the bottom of the heap of covers where I like to linger until first light. Only a few times has leaving the comfort… Read more »

So, You Want to Own Your Own Ranch!

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
So, You Want to Own Your Own Ranch! by Debbie Eggleston You've vacationed at a few different dude ranches, working cattle guest ranches or maybe even a ranch resort complete with a spa. You're back at your desk in the "real world", but when you stare out your office window,… Read more »

The Paso Fino: The Horse with the Fine Step

Horse Breed Guide — February 25, 2010
By Judie Framan Photos by Elliot Framan "Often I am asked why Paso Fino’s are so special,” says Fernando De Leon, a New Mexico horse trainer who specializes in gaited horses. “Paso Fino horses are completely different from any other breed for many reasons, but the most important is the… Read more »