Articles Tagged 'Ranch'

Hawaii Horseback Riding Ranches & Cowboy History Video

Darley's Travel Blog — January 18, 2012
Learn about Big Island horseback riding and the history of cattle drives and paniolos, Hawaiian cowboys. by Darley Newman This Equitrekking video clip, from our Great American Ranches TV special, showcases great places to saddle up and relive the history of the American cowboy in Hawaii. Learn about wrangling cattle in… Read more »

Georgia’s Southern Cross Guest Ranch Traveler Review

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 19, 2010
Easing my way back into the saddle at Southern Cross Guest Ranch. by Equitrekking Member JoAnne Persistent web searching led me over and over to Southern Cross Guest Ranch located about an hour outside Atlanta near historical Madison, Georgia. I was one of those typical horse-mad girls who had grown… Read more »

Nevada- 71 Ranch

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
by: Ann Terry Hill Midway between Reno and Salt Lake City, just off Interstate 80, you'll find yourself at Elko County's 71 Ranch. The historic 71 Ranch, about 38,000 acres and 30 minutes outside of the town of Elko, is the real thing. For anyone wishing to experience cowboy or… Read more »

Colorado: Cutting Horse Dream Week

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
Learning to ride championship cutting horses at the Colorado Cattle Company, a working ranch vacation destination. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman, Originally published in True West magazine. If you’ve ever been on a roller coaster, then you have a small inkling of what it feels like to ride a cutting… Read more »

Alberta- Homeplace Ranch

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. The Canadian Pacific Railway’s entrance in 1883 and the government’s offer of free land to homestead enticed people to settle in the prairie province of Alberta, Canada, with the largest influx of agricultural settlement taking place during 1896-1914. In 1912 one… Read more »

Arizona- Riding the Fence

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. Rancho de la Osa brings new insight into the U.S.-Mexico border After a long day of filming, in the pitch black of the desert night, we had gotten a little lost. Fortunately we came across a couple of jeeps, off-road lights… Read more »

Arizona- Tanque Verde Ranch

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 25, 2010
In September, my husband and I spent eight days and seven nights at, in my opinion, the best dude ranch in the Southwest, Tanque Verde Ranch. If you go once, you will end up coming back again. By Kathleen Madonia We arrived at the ranch at the end of lunch,… Read more »

Life on the George Ranch

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
Few times in our lives can passions be lived to the fullest measure - for some, maybe never. I was one of the blessed, and lucky few who savored, lived, and loved my dreams of horses, now - for over 40 years.  By Jim Hodges, American Cowboy I struck leather… 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 »

Equitrekking Travel Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Learn about Equitrekking Travel, which features horse riding adventures for all skill levels and interests and vacations that can include your non-horsey companion. features exceptional equestrian vacations the Emmy winning Equitrekking team has experienced as theyve traveled to film the Equitrekking TV show on PBS. Equitrekking Travels featured vacations… Read more »