Articles Tagged 'Dude Ranch Vacations'

Hunewill Ranch Vacation & Cattle Drives in California

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 11, 2011
A rider vacations at a family-owned, Western ranch just east of Yosemite National Park, enjoying Gold Rush history and cattle drives. by Dorina Lindberg Bridgeport Valley lies below the slope of the highway like a green carpet, a contrast against the dun-colored rock hills and sagebrush. Hunewill Ranch, a cluster… Read more »

What is Western horse riding? - Travel Tips

Travel Tips — December 8, 2011
Taking a dude ranch vacation? Learn about Western riding and hear a beginner's take on what it's like to ride Western style. by Darley Newman Many people who are new to horseback riding wonder about differences between English and Western riding. In our Equitrekking Great American Ranches TV special, we explored… Read more »

Meet Your Host- C Lazy U Ranch

Meet Your Host — December 3, 2011
C Lazy U Ranch is a luxury guest ranch located in Granby, Colorado, less than two hours from Denver, that's been welcoming guests since 1919. Brady Johnson, C Lazy U's Director of Sales and Marketing, visits with Equitrekking in this Meet Your Host to shed light on what makes C… Read more »

Dude Ranch Vacations for the Holidays

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 17, 2011
Combine horse riding with Western traditions at these five historic ranches. by Darley Newman, as published in her column in True West magazine Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you need to put away your riding boots. Saddling up during the celebratory season is a great way to play outdoors… Read more »

Dude Ranch Military Discount

Darley's Travel Blog — November 11, 2011
Three great dude ranches offering military discounts! by Darley Newman Many dude ranches, guest ranches and vacation destinations offer military discounts. In honor of Veterans Day, we've highlighted three great dude ranches that offer military discounts. Giddy-up! Bar W Guest Ranch in Montana - offers 10% Active Military Discount Southern Cross… Read more »

Solo Travelers - Join Up or Go It Alone on Riding Vacations

Travel Tips — June 9, 2011
So you don’t have anyone to take off with you to that ranch or inn to inn ride that you’ve always dreamt about or there’s no one adventurous enough to fly with you to ride in Jordan?  Well, you’re in luck. If on your next vacation you are braving it… Read more »

Horse Riding Vacations Planning Tips

Travel Tips — May 23, 2011
What to consider when planning riding holidays, ranch vacations and equestrian escapes by Darley Newman If you are planning an equestrian vacation, whether it’s in India, New Mexico or the next town over, you’ll want to do your research and be prepared. It’s your time to ride free and enjoy… Read more »

5 Great Ranches You Won’t Find in the American West

Darley's Travel Blog — May 16, 2011
When most people think about horseback riding ranches, they conjure up images of riding with cowboys in the American West. While there are lots of great western dude ranches and guest ranches, we’ve discovered ranches throughout the world that welcome travelers to saddle up and experience western riding outside of… Read more »

Family and Group Friendly Riding Holidays

Travel Tips — May 11, 2011
Ideas for Riding Vacations Where You Can Bring Your Horse Husbands, Kids and Non-Riding Friends by Darley Newman One of my good friends recently said that when she was growing up, every family vacation revolved around horseback riding. “It was lots of fun for my dad, the one member of… 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 »