Articles Tagged 'Dude Ranches'

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 »

Rent a Ranch- Group and Family Ranch Vacations

Dude Ranch Blog — October 29, 2012
Ever wanted to have a dude ranch or guest ranch all to yourself? It happened to me and was oh so much fun. Tips and choices for family ranch vacations and group travel. by Darley Newman You’ve heard about renting a villa in Italy or apartment in Paris for a… 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 »

Meet Your Host - Drowsy Water Ranch

Meet Your Host — August 12, 2012
Located in North Central Colorado near Rocky Mountain National Park and 90 miles west of Denver, Drowsy Water Ranch is a Colorado dude ranch owned and run by the Fosha Family. For over 85 years, this family dude and guest ranch vacation destination has been inviting guests to this spectacular area… 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 »

The Secrets to Successful Barn Vaccinating

Dude Ranch Blog — June 28, 2012
What worming and vaccinating a herd of 100 horses can teach you about patience and life.  by Molly Murphy The weather's getting warm again, which means horse people everywhere are worming and vaccinating their herds. Vaccination day never really struck a chord with me when all I had to contend… Read more »