Articles Tagged 'Holidays'

Ranch Photos to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Dude Ranch Blog — December 3, 2017
Bright lights, snowy landscapes, evergreen trees, and horse drawn sleigh rides make us think of the holiday season. Whether you’re planning to celebrate at home or are thinking about getting away, these photos of holiday traditions and decorations at ranches across the U.S. will help inspire you for the upcoming… Read more »

Michigan’s Horsey Christmas Sightings this Holiday Season

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 22, 2016
Carriage rides, jingle bells, and wagons full of carolers are right around us at holiday celebrations. By Karen Braschayko Many classic Christmas carols mention horses, and imagery of winter commonly features cozy horse-drawn sleighs and barns of fuzzy equines snug in their stalls. Carriage or sleigh ride scenes seem almost… Read more »

Lexington, Michigan’s Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 13, 2016
Greet the holiday season with costumed horses and festive spirit at the Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan. By Karen Braschayko Jingle bells welcomed me once again as I watched riders and their helpers prepare for the Lexington Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade. Though Lexington is but a… Read more »

Ranches to Visit for the Holiday Season

Dude Ranch Blog — December 2, 2015
Thinking of getting away this Christmas or New Year’s? Celebrate in style with these ranches that offer a relaxing getaway from the hustle of the holidays. by Jocelyn Pierce Christmas and New Year’s weeks are perfect for families looking for a unique way to celebrate the holidays with lots of… Read more »

New Year’s Dude Ranch and Horseback Riding Vacations

Dude Ranch Blog — October 28, 2013
Looking to do something different to ring in the New Year? Get out of the city and experience the Western, the exotic and the fun traditions at ranches and horseback riding destinations that offer celebrations on New Year's Eve. by Darley Newman From Mexico to Colorado and Israel to Arizona,… Read more »

Three Great Ranch Vacations for the Christmas Holidays

Dude Ranch Blog — October 22, 2013
Three great ranches in three different states that have strong Christmas holiday traditions and invite guests to join in the festivities. by Darley Newman Interested in a vacation during the holiday season? Want to get away from your area for a white Christmas or travel somewhere sunny and warm? We… Read more »

An Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 18, 2012
Welcoming the Holiday Season with Horses! Equine pageantry and equestrian fun at the Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan. by Karen Braschayko  The first of the 141 equines in Lexington, Michigan's Christmas parade. Sleigh bells and horses bolster the magic of our winter holidays. These icons are a… Read more »