Articles Tagged 'Dude Ranch Vacations'

Family Ranch Vacation Travel Tips

Travel Tips — November 4, 2012
Bringing your family or a group on a ranch vacation? Here are 10 great tips to help ensure it's smooth sailing and fun for your entire group. by Darley Newman Whether you are renting a ranch or taking a group on a getaway for a special occassion like a corporate… Read more »

Kid Friendly Dude Ranch Vacations

Dude Ranch Blog — October 17, 2012
Looking for a kid-friendly dude ranch vacation? Tips on how to find ranches where you can bring the kids and they can get introduced to horses, learn to ride and a whole lot more on a family ranch vacation. Plus, top-rated ranches for kids. by Darley Newman Dude ranch vacations… Read more »

Equitrekking Reveals Top 20 Dude Ranches

Dude Ranch Blog — October 6, 2012
Check out our top 20 North American dude ranch picks on a brand new website and ranch vacation resource Top20Ranches.com The top dude ranches include geographically diverse picks from Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Mexico, Montana, Texas, Georgia, Wyoming and Idaho. After spending the last six years traveling the world searching… 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 »

Roping: The Sport of Cowboys

Dude Ranch Blog — August 2, 2012
Home Ranch guests and employees alike often spend their free time learning to rope, which has quickly caught on as the ranch's sport of choice. By Molly Murphy  On quiet afternoons around the barn at The Home Ranch, a guest ranch located in Clark, Colorado, the unmistakable swoosh of a good… Read more »

Tanque Verde Ranch Chuckwagon Breakfast Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — July 31, 2012
A horseback ride at an Arizona dude ranch makes a chuckwagon breakfast even yummier. by Darley Newman, as published in her Trail Rider column in True West magazine. Tanque Verde Ranch’s history of bandits and cattlemen, mixed with Apache warriors, Spanish explorers and gold prospectors, makes for interesting legends, but… Read more »

Rancho Las Cascadas Riding Vacation

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 2, 2012
Seeing the heart of Mexico as it was 100 years ago–– where people live simply, close to the land, and the horse is still a treasured mode of transportation.  by Rosemary Passantino On the way from Mexico City airport to Rancho Las Cascadas, a boutique hotel and horse ranch in the… Read more »

Poncho the Wonder Donkey at The Home Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — July 1, 2012
The Home Ranch boasts its own special mascot, Poncho the donkey. By Molly Murphy Every great team has a great mascot behind it, and at The Home Ranch in Clark, Colorado, we're no different. What our mascot lacks in physical stature, he certainly makes up for in charm and character,… Read more »

Fly-Fishing Ranch Vacations

Dude Ranch Blog — June 13, 2012
Three great places where you can combine fly fishing with horse riding on a dude ranch vacation. by Darley Newman In addition to horseback riding, a favorite American outdoor pastime is fishing. According to some estimates, approximately 40 million people are considered "anglers". In recent years a slew of fishing… Read more »

Colorado Dude Ranches Video Tour

Darley's Travel Blog — January 27, 2012
Saddle up on a horseback riding adventure through Colorado, as we explore Colorado dude ranches in this Equitrekking video. by Darley Newman In Colorado, we rode horses at a variety of working cattle ranches and dude ranches, getting to know the owners and their way of life, as well as… Read more »