Travel Deals

Dude Ranch Vacation Deals & Specials on Horseback Riding Vacations!

 

We continually update the Equitrekking Travel Deals page and blast it out first in Equitrekking's free monthly e-newsletter. Sign up to get the best dude ranch vacation travel deals first. Enjoy discounts on riding holidays and bargains on cattle drives and riding vacations. Need more ideas? Search the Equitrekking Vacation Guide and Top20Ranches.com.

 

Featured Ranch Vacation Deals and Discounts on Horse Riding Vacations

Interested in taking a family ranch vacation, horse safari, cattle drive, all-inclusive trip or riding holiday in Ireland, Peru, Mexico, Colorado or Wyoming? Check out the latest travel deals on dream riding vacations and dude ranches!


Featured Travel Deals

This month's featured deals give you bargains and special vacation discounts for Africa, Canada, Mongolia and New York State horseback riding vacations.

Holiday on Horseback- 20% off Canadian Rockies Lodge Trips All Summer Long

Experience western adventure and the scenic beauty of the breathtaking Banff National Park!
holiday on horseback

Holiday on Horseback offers 2 - 5 day backcountry horseback riding trips to experience western adventure and the scenic beauty of the breathtaking Banff National Park! Days are spent riding and exploring on horseback, while evenings are spent in our luxury backcountry lodges. Come join us for warm hospitality and delicious food!

20% Discount all summer long! Join us at our backcountry lodges this summer and receive a 20% discount by mentioning "Equitrekking" when you reserve. Or book online on our website using promo code  ?HOHEQUIT20?.

For reservations or more information: Call 1-800-661-8352. Email Holiday on Horseback. Or visit Holiday on Horseback's website.

Jenny's Tours- Mention "Equitrekking" and get $200 off the Oct 30-Nov 9th, 2014 Africa Riding Vacation. 

Great for friends, couples or individuals! Ireland, Africa, Spain and beyond.
jenny tour ireland

Jenny’s Tours organizes group and individual travel all around the world that is affordable and unforgettable! Join one of unique, small tours or let Jenny customize a vacation for you!

Click HERE to see what tours are currently open. These tours are fantastic deals and the best way to see different countries around the world from horseback. Jenny's Tours can save you thousands of dollars and make it easy to manage with small payments over time. Upcoming trips take travelers to Ireland, Africa, Scotland and Spain and are great for friends, couples or individuals. Each tour is small and unique. Only 18-30 people total riding in even smaller groups!

Mention "Equitrekking" and get $200 off the Oct 30-Nov 9th, 2014 trip to ride horses and explore Africa with Jenny's Tours. It’s a horse-lovers dream! Becoming part of a herd of zebra or giraffe as they canter across the plains, or quietly approaching a grazing Kudu is a truly amazing feeling. Africa is a very special place, but Africa on horseback is truly magical! Learn more about this trip!

Please call Jenny at 503-341-4985 for any questions, click to view open tours or e-mail Jenny

B&B Ranch New York- 20% Off Any Horseback Vacation through the End of September!

Enjoy country Italian style hospitality in a farm setting on a B&B Ranch New York State Riding Vacation.
B&B Ranch New York Riding Vacations Horses

B & B Ranch in the heart of Central New York, just minutes from Cooperstown, offers exceptional accommodations and some of the most inviting country on the East Coast.

Use discount code "Equi20" to book now at 20% off any listed price. Space is very limited for July and August 2014, but September is as wide open as the Central New York sky.

Every room includes a three course breakfast and a magnificent five course dinner. Stays of three days get you a bottle of wine from the collection - and all guests are welcome to take to the trails or enjoy the swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi areas.

There's no better way to close out the summer, or to complement that long drive back to university.

B & B Ranch welcomes guests from all over the country to an inviting and relaxing weekend, and some of Central New York's finest Northern Italian cuisine.

Remember, use discount code "Equi20" to book now at 20% off any price listed on the website, or call 607-547-5272 and tell us where you saw us. 20% discount code is valid only through September 30, 2014, and subject to availability.

Mongolia Horseback Riding Tours with Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel

10% Group Discount, 5% Discount for any 2 Person Team during Wild Flower Season– from mid July through August.
stone horse mongolia riding vacation travel deals

Stone Horse Expeditions and Travel leads guided horse riding vacations through the cultural and ancient wilderness landscapes of Mongolia. Ride on comfortable, custom built Western saddles on ancient trails in two of the premier parks of the country. Experience a great eco tourism adventure, meet nomadic herders and gain insight into Mongolian horse culture.

Watch a video of riding tours with Stone Horse and check out Riding in the Wildflower Season

Get the 10 % Group Discount (for more than 2 people coming as a group) and the 5% 2-Person-Team Discount if you mention Equitrekking.* Cannot be combied with other discounts.

Stone Horse Expeditions is owned by husband and wife team, Sabine and Keith, who have been riding Mongolia for over 15 years.

Book this trip! Visit Stone Horse Expeditions Website or Email Sabine at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel.



 

More Great Horseback Riding Vacation and Dude Ranch Vacation Travel Deals


Top Travel Deals!

mountain top inn

Mountain Top Inn, Vermont- ‘Giddy-Up and Go’ 2-Night Girls Getaway

Grab your girlfriend, mom, grandmother, sister, or daughter to join you for this 2 night horseback riding and relaxation getaway to Vermont. It's a great deal! Take a short break from the daily routine and reward yourself with the opportunity to delight in the magnificence of Vermont’s Green Mountains while on horseback; and to relax and reconnect.

The ‘Giddy-Up & Go' Getaway includes: Overnight accommodations for two nights (double occupancy), Country breakfast served on the Terrace each morning, One hour scenic trail ride per person through some of Vermont’s most picturesque trails, One hour relaxation massage for each person, Use of our private beach, kayaks, canoes, outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, afternoon refreshments and more.

Rates start at $550 for two in a Classic Lodge Room or $795 for two in a Luxury Room. ‘Giddy-Up and Go’ Getaway is valid Sunday – Thursday during the months of June through October.

**During the month of June any additional trail rides will be offered at a 25% discount. Availability is limited. Horseback riding must be booked in advance of your arrival.  

For reservations or more information call 802-483-2311. Email Mountain Top Inn. Visit Mountain Top's website.

mountain top inn

Mountain Top Inn, Vermont- Adult Horsemanship Camp

The Mountain Top Inn & Resort offers a five night equestrian package appealing to all levels of riders. Whether you have always dreamed of learning to ride or your goal is to improve and advance your riding skills, you will find the perfect week. Our location in the Green Mountains of central Vermont is ideal for this five day intensive program. Our instructors will customize each day to meet the needs of the class. Building on the success of previous programs and the suggestions of our guests, we designed clinics to concentrate on every aspect of riding from horse care and nutrition to lunge lessons and trail rides. This package is available to both English and western riders. At The Mountain Top Inn & Resort you will find a unique learning experience, while making new friends and enjoying the breathtaking natural beauty of Vermont.

We offer four levels based on experience and skill:
June 29 - July 4, 2014 - Beginner/Advanced Beginner
July 6 - 11, 2014 - Intermediate
July 13 - 18, 2014 - Advanced Intermediate/Advanced

5 Night Adult Horsemanship Camp Package includes:

• Overnight accommodations in a Classic Lodge Room for 5 nights
• Welcome Reception Sunday evening at 5pm. Meet the instructors and class participants; we strongly suggest all participants arrive by this time.
• Dinner each evening (4 nights in the Highlands Tavern, 1 night in the Dining Room)
• Breakfast and Lunch each day
• Ten Group Lessons
• Ten Horse Care Lessons
• Trail rides may be available based upon the program designed for your needs.
• Additional components to include guest speakers, and extensive hands on un-mounted work in the barn and with the horses.
• Taxes and Resort fees (Dining gratuities are not included.)
• Use of the Resort's private beach, hiking trails, swimming pool, tennis court and sand volley ball court.

Space is limited as we will keep the number of students to a maximum of 6 per week to ensure a quality experience for everyone. Minimum age is 16 years old. The package rate for five nights is $1800 per person for double occupancy. Add $650 to package price for single occupancy. Second person in the room not riding is $800. Participants not lodging with us may be accepted at a rate of $925 per person depending upon availability. This includes everything except the overnight accommodations.

For reservations or more information call 802-483-2311. Email Mountain Top Inn. Visit Mountain Top's website.

sundance trail travel deal colorado ranch vacation

Sundance Trail Ranch- Dude Ranch Discounted Rates for Summer 2014

Saddle up with this summer at Sundance Trail Ranch located in Red Feather Lakes in North Central Colorado and get summer savings:
20% Discount During Adults Only Aug 31 – Sept 13*

Also Sundance Trail Ranch honors active military families by giving them 10% off.*
And Bring another Family - get 5% off your bill. *

* Click for more details on redeeming these savings. Please note that discounted offers cannot be combined. Sundance can't discount "extras" like liquor (not legal in Co), gift shop itmes or massages.

Sundance Trail Ranch also offers a 15% discount to dude ranch cowboys and cowgirls who enjoy the ranch but do not ride. Please ask for our non-rider discount when you book your family vacation reservations. From Ft. Collins you can get to the ranch in less than an hour, and from Boulder or Denver in about two hours.

Book this trip! Contact Dan and Ellen 970-224-1222 or 800-357-4930. Email Dan. Visit the Sundance Trail Ranch website for more details. Don't forget to mention you saw this on Equitrekking.

rancho lobo gris vacation travel deals

Rancho Lobo Gris- 10% discount at Rancho Lobo Gris in the Dominican Republic OR Grey Wolf Ranch in Allons, Tennessee

Blessed Horses! Did you know that Rancho Lobo Gris has just won the Trip Advisor award of excellence? Come and visit us in the phenomenal Caribbean setting of the Dominican Republic, and find out why we are voted on of the BEST excursions in the Dominican Republic! Rancho Lobo Gris is sure to delight people of all ages and riding skill! Equine vacations are the best way to relax and have a retreat for self, family and friends! Spend a day riding with us or several nights in our Cabana to take advantage of our all-inclusive meal offer for full day rides and overnight stays. We are not another boring head to tail ride, we want you to learn and love horses with the same passion we do…on and off the horse! Rancho Lobo Gris has also just opened a new American ranch called: Grey Wolf Ranch located in Allons Tennessee, next to Dale Hollow Lake.

As a personal invitation to followers of Equitrekking, call us about either ranch and when you mention this ad at the time of your booking, we will give you a 10% discount at EITHER ranch! 

Visit us online at: www.rancholobogris.com for the Dominican Republic, or www.greywolfranchtn.comBook today by calling us at: 931-462-RIDE (7433).

 

Summer & Fall 2014 Travel Deals!

harris horses france travel deals

Harris Horses- Summer Riding Holidays in France

Harris Horses offers the only riding holiday with intensive, individual riding instruction for all levels, situated in the stunning Bordeaux wine region of South-West France. Combine your riding with a relaxing holiday in the sun, ideal for riders with a non-riding partner. During the hot summer months riding is only in the mornings. Riding consists of one session of intensive training with Johnny or Jackie Harris – approx 1hr 30 mins. This will be individual or can be shared with one other rider of similar ability.

This leaves plenty of time to enjoy the sunshine, relax by the pool and venture out to explore this gorgeous region – taste local wines and enjoy leisurely lunches in local towns such as St Emilion. You may exchange a school session for a hack out if you wish.

Learn more by visiting Harris Horses website, emailing Jackie or calling +33(0)787864964.

geronimo trail ranch travel deal

Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch – Summer and Fall Specials!

Join Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch for horseback riding, western adventure and scenic beauty in the breathtaking, untouched Gila National Forest! See the land where Geronimo was born and grew up. Discover 1,000 year old Mimbres cliff dwellings and pictographs. From atop your well-trained horse watch abundant herds of elk, as well as mule deer, and javelina. Come enjoy the warm hospitality, delicious food and extraordinary peacefulness the Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch offers.

10% Discount for June, July or August!
Join the ranch this summer and receive a 10% discount by mentioning "Equitrekking" when you reserve. Come enjoy the beautiful summer weather and wildflowers!

15% Discount for October or November!
Reserve now for October or November and receive a 15% discount by mentioning "Equitrekking." Join us for beautiful fall colors and spectacular weather! 

Learn more! Visit the Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch website for more information. Call Meris at 575-772-5157 or email Meris to book one of these deals!

Elk Mountain ranch travel deals

Elk Mountain Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado- Now offering a $300/adult or $150/child discount for any remaining availability in 2014*

Located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies with off-the-beaten path charm, Elk Mountain Ranch is Colorado’s Highest Guest Ranch at 9,600 feet and is a pleasant two-hour drive from Denver or Colorado Springs. A horse to call your own, full-day whitewater raft trip, marksmanship, archery, trapshooting, van trip to Aspen, mountain biking, square-dancing, hayride, evening entertainment. Overnight pack trip and massage available for additional cost. Families encouraged to ride and raft together. Unique for its spectacular location, horseback rides of unmatched beauty, variety of activities, superb menu, and intimate capacity. * Deposit and balance must be paid with check.

Book this trip or learn more by contacting Tom and Sue Murphy at 1-800-432-8812 or by emailing Tom and Sue. Visit the Elk Mountain Ranch website.

blue sky sage wyoming riding vacation travel deals

Blue Sky Sage Horseback Adventures- Rare September Openings for Girls Ride Out!

Rare September Exclusive - This week has been fully reserved a year in advance for the past five years. For 2014, three openings have become available on this Girls Ride Out! trip, and we are offering this exceptional week of active riding to very skilled, experienced women riders looking for fast-paced rides and camaraderie in the early fall colors of aspen and the high desert. The dates are September 14-20. It is the last ride of the season.

The only other summer openings are in last two rides in August–– Guys Ride Too! Horse Camp for Men & Women. This is for experienced riders only. The mom/daughter ride Aug.13-19 has 4 spots!

Learn more or book this trip! Call Bobbi at 307-260-7990 for details and to see if it is the right fit for you! Email Bobbi. Learn more about Blue Sky Sage Wyoming Horseback Adventures. Freedom - It Leaves Hoof Prints.

Limpopo Horse Safaris

Limpopo Horse Safars- Free Transfers from Johannesburg Airport on July & Sept Tuli Safaris

Join Limpopo Horse Safaris, who we filmed with for Equitrekking, in the vast Mashatu Game Reserve in the Tuli Block of southeastern Botswana on a horseback safari. This is an area of great diversity, magnificent vistas, ancient civilizations, dramatic rock formations and wonderful wildlife viewing. Guests often see lion, cheetah, leopard, African wild dog, a multitude of plains game like zebra, wildebeest and giraffe, as well as over 350 species of birds. In July and September, enjoy free transfers from the JHB Airport on the Tuli Safaris.

Learn more and request an itinerary by emailing Louise or visiting Limpopo Horse Safaris website.

Salamander Resort and Spa spring rates

Salamander Resort & Spa – Spring Rates from $425

Escape into the beauty of spring at Salamander Resort & Spa! Visit Middleburg, Virginia during this spectacular season and take part in the resort’s endless activities and local events. Re-energize with spa treatments, a healthy meal or a horseback ride at this luxury equestrian resort in VA.

For more information visit Salamander Resort & Spa’s website

great american adventures monument valley horse tour

Great American Adventures- Book by Sept 15, 2014 and get $200 off on trips taken in 2014.*

“Ride Where Legends Rode” as you embark on Great American Adventures' award-winning four and five-day riding tours of the historic Old West, located at various historic sites. PLUS, book by September 15, 2014 and get $200 off on trips taken in 2014.*

Join The Great Train Robbery: Sept 28 - Oct 3, 2014 in the Silverton / Durango, Colorado Territory. Join Billy the Kid's Regulator Ride: October 5 - 10, 2014 in Lincoln, New Mexico Territory. Join Wyatt Earp's Vendetta Ride: October 12 - 17, 2014 in the Tombstone, Arizona Territory. Join John Wayne's Monument Valley Ride: November 3 - 7, 2014 in the Monument Valley, Arizona Territory.

* Restrictions: Available to new bookings only. Must mention "Equitrekking" at the time of your booking to receive this discount.

Learn more on Great American Adventures website. Email Steve. Call 505-286-4585.

clew bay horseback riding wild atlantic way ireland

The Clew Bay Trail Ride along the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland- 10% discount on selected dates in Aug and Sept, 2014

Drummindoo Stud, a modern equestrian facility and the base for the Clew Bay Trail Ride, has recently been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and to celebrate, is offering a 10% discount on selected dates in August and September for the Clew Bay Trail Ride.

10% discount on the following 2014 dates:
For the 6 Day Trail Ride Break: August 30th, September 6th, 13th, 20th
For the 3 Day Trial Ride Break: August 30th, September 2nd, 6th, 9th, 13th, 16th, 20th, 23rd.

The Clew Bay Trail Ride takes small groups of experienced riders through new and ever-changing landscapes of small villages, breathtaking sandy beaches, sea and off-shore islands, country lanes, mountain tracks and local heritage sites, stopping for a picnic along the way. All trails are personally guided by Padraic Foy, a Qualified Instructor and an accomplished horseman whose family have been involved with horses in the locality for generations. This combined with the spectacular Clew Bay region on the Wild Atlantic Way, quality Irish horses and excellent accommodation ensures this is a holiday you will cherish forever.

Book this trip or learn more! Visit The Clew Bay Trail Ride website for more dates, rates and specific itineraries. Learn more by emailing Padraic.

tsylos lodge horse riding travel deals

Tsylos Park Lodge- British Columbia, Canada Summer and Fall Riding Vacations & Pack Trips

Join Tsylos Park Lodge for a horse riding vacation and put some beauty and adventure into your life! Tsylos Park Lodge offers wilderness Mountain Pack Trips and Lodge Horseback Riding Vacations offering you the freedom and adventure to horseback ride for miles,no fences! Just wide open spaces and amazing landscapes. Enjoy a wilderness horse pack trip in pristine wilderness or ride stunning trails from the lodge and return each day to icy cold drinks, a wonderful evening meal, and a relaxing soak in the hot tub viewing a million stars. Non-riding companions may enjoy fly-fishing, wildlife photography, canoeing, kayaking and more. Prices start at $2395 for 7 night adventures.

Learn more and view the brochure! Call Karen Toll-Free: 1.800.487.9567 or 1.250.483.4368. Email Karen. Visit Tsylos website.

t cross ranch travel deals

T Cross Ranch- Wyoming- Free Wilderness Pack Trip!

Top 20 ranch T Cross

The ultimate special offer! The mountains are calling you! During the weeks of July 6-12, July 13-19, and August 17-23, a limited number of guests will receive a free overnight pack trip during their stay at the T Cross Ranch, a historic dude ranch in Dubois, Wyoming! Experience high country wilderness in our exclusive camp at the hands of our experienced cowboys.

Offer available for up to 4 people per booking. Options are available to add more to your party at discounted price.

Book this trip! Call 307-578-6898. Email T Cross. Visit the T Cross website.

Hideout Ranch Arizona Travel Discounts Coupons

Hideout Ranch, on the Arizona/ New Mexico Border- Book 6 nights/ 7 days and get 15% off through Sept 1, 2014

One of the last bastions of the West, Hideout Ranch is where the strength, stillness, independence, and resilience of the cowboy is encouraged, cultivated, and lauded. Packages at this guest ranch include: Unlimited riding in Southeastern Arizona’s breath-taking landscape; Cozy accommodations welcoming you back after your daily adventures; Mouth-watering, home-cooked meals to carry your through each action-packed day; High-speed Internet (WiFi); Laundry facilities.

Learn more! Contact Tamara at 855.879.4433 (Toll free) or 520.558.4433. Email Tamara. Visit Hideout Ranch's website.

utah riding vacation travel deals

Ride Utah's Canyonlands with Hondoo Rivers & Trails- 10% discount for groups, couples, or multi-ride bookings this summer and fall.

Hondoo outfits a full schedule of small group, multi-day horseback riding adventures featuring camping or inn lodging through Utah's Canyonlands and National Parks. Hondoo also arranges custom day or multi-day backcountry trips which afford you the opportunity to travel by vehicle, horse, raft, or/and foot. Hondoo takes great pride in our tradition of providing personalized service for those interested in exploring the backcountry of the Colorado Plateau.

Book early to assure your place! Call Pat at 800-332-2696 or email Pat. Visit Hondoo's website. Mention you saw this on Equitrekking for discounted rate.  

galway travel deals

Irish Castle & Monastic Ruin Riding Vacations in Ireland

On the 6 days/ 5 nights Irish Castle & Monastic Ruin Riding Vacation, you’ll spend each morning riding in the rural West’s Irish bogs and rolling farmland and afternoons exploring ancient Irish castles and monastic ruins. 2014 dates: July 12-17, Aug 23-28, Sept 20-25, Oct 4-9 and other dates on request for groups. Riders price $1,260 USD (€885), and may fluctuate based on currency conversions. Non-riders are welcome, too!

Book this trip or learn more! See more Ireland trip details or call 877-490-7786.

 

eatons ranch summer vacations

Summer Dude Ranch Vacations at Eatons' Ranch, celebrating their 135th Anniversary

Looking for a Dude Ranch with a wide variety of activities? Eatons’ Ranch is for you! This longtime Wyoming dude ranch offers horseback riding, overnights, all day rides, skeet shooting and more! There is shopping, spas, golf and rodeos nearby! The WYO Rodeo, a PRCA sanctioned rodeo, will kick off July 9th 2014. From team roping to bull riding this rodeo has it all. This rodeo will also host the World Championship Indian Relay Races.

Come see what we have to offer you and your family! Check out Eatons' website or give us a call. Your Dude Ranch vacation starts here!

Learn more about Eatons' Ranch. Call 307-655-9285 or 800-210-1049. Email Eaton's Ranch.

Shangrila Guest Ranch July travel deals

Shangrila Guest Ranch, Virginia- 10% discount on all-inclusive vacation packages for the month of July*

Book an all-inclusive July vacation package at Shangrila Guest Ranch, located 1 hour North of Raleigh, NC, and get 10% off*. Located in rural Southern Virginia, Shangrila Guest Ranch provides guests with a variety of quality horses suited for any riding ability for Virginia Riding Vacations. Guests may be as involved as they please with the entire guest ranch experience, including gathering horses in the morning, grooming and tacking.

*Minimum 2 night stay required. Discount may not be combined with any other offer. Valid on new reservations only.

Learn more by visiting Shangrila's website, calling 434-517-0888 or emailing Shangrila Guest Ranch.

Shangrila Guest Ranch Natural Horsemanship Clinic

Shangrila Guest Ranch, Virginia- Basics of Natural Horsemanship Clinic July 13-16

Are you taking riding lessons? Do you have a new horse or thinking about buying a horse? Are you interested in learning more about basic horsemanship and caring for horses? Join Shangrila Guest Ranch, located 1 hour North of Raleigh, NC, for a 3 day basic horsemanship and horse care clinic! Learn how to build a strong relationship with your horse based on mutual trust and turn your loyal companion into a lifelong best friend.

We will begin everyday with breakfast and a lesson with demonstration on different aspects of horsemanship. This will be followed with a break for lunch and then a trail ride on our horses. Dinner and a campfire will complete each evening. Check-in: Sunday, July 13th (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM) – Dinner will be served. Check-out: Wednesday, July 16th (4:00 PM)

Price: Includes all meals, lodging and horseback riding. $240/day per adult. $155/day for the 1st child (8-15 yrs). $77.50/day for each additional child (8-15 yrs)

Learn more by visiting Shangrila's website, calling 434-517-0888 or emailing Shangrila Guest Ranch.

cool mine summer horse camps for kids

Coolmine Equestrian Academy Dublin- Summer Horse Camps for Kids July 15-Aug 31, 2014

Send your child to the only Residential Horse Riding Camp close to Dublin City and Dublin International Airport for an experience at a top-class Equestrian Academy. All residential accommodation is under one roof for ease and comfort. Days are varied, alternating English lessons, horse riding lessons and other activities, including day trips and sight seeing tours.

This camp is designed to accommodate riders with a taste for adventure. Campers have the chance to absorb ancient Irish culture, see the sights and spend their time enjoying the company of their four legged friend. Coolmine Equestrian is steeped in Irish culture and campers learn about Irish folklore, explore winding mountain paths and ancient burial grounds. Dublin is renowned for its diverse culture and tourist attractions. Students explore Dublin’s charms and get to see real Irish hidden attractions.

Learn more by visiting Coolmine's website, calling Tel. +353(0)1 4588447 or emailing Coolmine.

Vista Verde Ranch

Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado- Sept 28-Oct 19, 2014 Fall Colors Adult Only Ranch Vacation

Join us at Vista Verde in October for a special ranch vacation. As we transition from summer to winter, the fall can be a mystical time at the ranch. It might be sunny and 70 degrees or we can get snow, and sometimes both in the same week! It’s a great time to cozy up by the fire, soak in your private hot tub, or adventure out on horseback or on foot to explore the mountain vistas.

During October the ranch is adults-only. This makes it a perfect spot for a cozy honeymoon or romantic getaway, or a gathering spot for a bunch of friends. For solo travelers, a dude ranch stay is a safe and comfortable destination where you know you’ll be able to enjoy the company of others while still having some time to yourself.

There are 3 options for an October stay, all giving you a huge savings off our summer rates. You can enjoy our traditional dude ranch feel with a Sunday-Sunday stay, or you can come for a shorter variation of that experience. Sunday-Thursday or Thursday-Sunday options are available.

All-inclusive rates are per-person. 

Accommodation: Sun-Thurs Cabin $1,895 Lodge $1,595
Thurs-Sun Cabin $1,450  Lodge $1,250
Sun-Sun Cabin $3,050 Lodge  $2,550

Learn more by calling 800.526.RIDE (7433), emailing Vista Verde or visiting Vista Verde's website.

new mexico horse adventures travel deals

New Mexico Horse Adventures Copper Canyon Trail Rider's Weekend Aug 7-9, 2014

New Mexico Horse Adventures is organizing a trail riding weekend in Copper Canyon in New Mexico, a stunning place with limited access. The weekend runs from Aug 7-9, 2014. You can bring your horse or ride one of Steve's. 

Learn more by calling 505-301-0917, emailing Steve, or visiting New Mexico Horse Adventures Website

Cortijo Uribe Spain travel deals for August

Cortijo Uribe in Andalucia, Spain- Aug 24-31, 2014 Special Deal 

Cotjio Uribe offers riding holidays in Andalucia, Spain and beautiful accommodation in either the Cortijo itself or the new apartments in the converted Mill.  The hacienda is a located a 40 minute drive from Malaga airport and one hour from Granada. To celebrate Cortijo Uribe's award of excellence with TripAdvisor for consistently receiving 5 stars from our clients in 2014, they are offering a special deal for August 24th - 31st.

Special price $129 USD (95 Euros)* per day for the full riding package including the following: 2 - 4 hours a day riding, this can be lessons – dressage/jumping or trekking, by arrangement with the client. Each holiday will include a trip to a local bar and a picnic ride, not always possible on short breaks.  Luxurious Accommodation.  Food - breakfast and evening meal with wine (we leave clients free to explore Andalucía during the day, if they want to). Use of all the facilities at the Cortijo - infinity pool, gardens, children’s play area, TV room, chapel lounge, Moroccan garden, shady gazebos overlooking the valley and to the mountain or the patio.  And more! *USD Price is subject to changes because of currency conversions. Price is set in Euros.

Learn more by calling +34 68123753, emailing Cortijo Uribe or visiting Cortijo Uribe's website.

Colorado Trails Ranch Travel Deals

Colorado Trails Ranch, Durango- Summer Discounts

Colorado Trails Ranch (CTR) is a full program dude ranch and family adventure vacation with horseback riding, fly-fishing, shooting sports, children’s program, rafting, hiking, swimming, evening programs, delicious, home-cooked meals, cozy cabins and the friendliest staff around.

Summer Ranch Travel Deals include: August 17th receive a 10% discount -- August 31st-September 21st receive a 20% discount. -- Families with 3 kids – the third child is free. You’re always welcome to bring your kids’ friends along to enjoy this discount too.-- Parties with 2 or more families enjoy a 15% discount. *

*All discount packages available only on full-week stay packages. None of the discounts can be combined. See Colorado Trails Rates Page for more information.

Learn more by calling Toll Free USA: 877.711.7843 or International: +1 (970) 247-5055, emailing Jeanne, or visiting Colorado Trails Ranch website.

Colorado Trails Ranch Travel Deals

Colorado Trails Ranch, Durango- Horseman's Week Aug 31- Sept 7, 2014

This is a very special week for horseback riding vacations at Colorado Trails Ranch. This time is set aside to offer personalized riding instruction for all skill levels. Whether you’re a beginner who has never ridden before, or have your own horses and want to improve your riding or horsemanship skills - this is the week for you to visit our dude ranch.

The experienced and accomplished wrangler staff at Colorado Trails Ranch has earmarked this week to show you everything you want to learn. For our novice guests, this week will rank as an adventure vacation. For the more accomplished horsemen, it will be more intense, yet still be easily rated a horseback riding vacation.

Discounted rates apply to this week. Not only will you be taking advantage of excellent personal riding instruction, but also enjoying 20% off of our current regular rates. 

Learn more by calling Toll Free USA: 877.711.7843 or International: +1 (970) 247-5055, emailing Jeanne, or visiting Colorado Trails Ranch website.

marriott ranch travel deals

Marriott Ranch- 20% discount on Sept 1-4th Western Vacation Package

Marriott Ranch is located in Hume, Virginia in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia Hunt Country, just 50 miles from Washington, DC. Western Vacation Packages are $680.00+taxes per person (double occupancy) and $875.00+taxes per person (single occupancy)  and include all horseback riding, meals and lodging. From September 1st - September 4th (Mon. - Thurs.)  enjoy a special 20% discount on the Western Vacation Package!

Learn more at Marriott Ranch's website, by emailing Kelley or calling Toll-Free 877-324-7344 or 540-364-2627.

outpost at warden rock, alberta

Outpost at Warden Rock, Alberta- Mile in Style 5 or 6 day Gaited Horse Getaway

For the confident and experienced rider looking to rack up the miles on a gaited horse! Guided horseback riding on gaited horses (Tennessee Walkers) in the scenic mountain prairie grasslands of the Ya Ha Tinda Ranch and the Rocky Mountains bordering Banff National Park… Unbelievable and unparalled for guided riding! One to one instruction to improve your gaited riding skills. Be prepared to rack up the mileage!

Gourmet, hearty, home-cooked meals beginning with lunch on Day 1 and ending with lunch at The Outpost or on the trail on the last day! Daily activities at The Outpost i.e. explore the trails on foot, relax in the hot tub, fish the Red, toss some horseshoes, or curl up with a good book and a great cup of coffee! For a full list of activities please click here!

5 Day- July 28-August 1 / August 28-September 1, 2014 / $1,975*
6 Day- September 18-23, 2014 / $2,040* 
* Prices in Canadian dollars.

For more information or to book a reservation, call at 877-762-2767 or 403-762-2767. Email Julie. Visit Outpost at Warden Rock's website.

tarryall river ranch travel deals

Tarryall River Ranch in Colorado- Stay Longer. Ride Longer. Relax Longer this summer!

Join Tarryall River Ranch in Lake George, Colorado for a six-night stay during certain dates and enjoy our "Heart of the Summer" special. This Colorado guest ranch has dropped the rates over $140 to give you and your family a wonderful and affordable western experience during the long days of summer. Book now while your cabin is still available and look forward to the best week of your year!

*Dates* July 6-12, July 13-19, July 20-26, July 27-Aug 2

*Rates* $2000/Adult, $1700/Teen (12-18), $1500/6-11 year old, $1000/3-5 year old, $300/Under 3 years

Book this trip! Call 800-408-8407. Email Tarryall River Ranch. Visit Tarryall River Ranch website. Tell them you saw it on Equitrekking to get the discounted rate.

Sylvan Dale Guest ranch travel deals

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch in Colorado- Budget-Friendly Summer Rates

Sylvan Dale Ranch is a family owned horse and cattle ranch, offering horse riding adventures and trophy trout fly-fishing on 3,200 acres in the Rocky Mountain foothills. Located in Loveland, Colorado, 1 hour north of Denver and 15 miles east of Rocky Mountain National Park, this family-friendly ranch is offering budget-friendly rates June 22nd - August 16th for a 6-Night Stay, Sunday - Saturday.

$1,995 Adults: ages 13 and up, $1,445 Youth: ages 6-12, $855 Children: ages 3-5.
* Ask about special pricing for Annual Cattle Drive, Native American, and Rodeo Cowboy weeks

If you can't visit for the full week, ask about 3-night packages running Sunday to Wed/ Wed to Saturday.

Book this trip! Call (877) 667-3999 or (970) 667-3915. Email Sylvan Dale Ranch. Visit the Sylvan Dale website.

outpost at warden rock, alberta

Outpost at Warden Rock, Alberta- Wild West Spa Escape 5 days Aug 15-29, 2014 

Only 15 spots left fo rthe Horseback Vacation Wild West Spa Escape, the ultimate in a co-ed fitness retreat combining our lifelong passion for horses and enhanced well-being. Endless opportunities to replenish mind, body and soul! Yoga, Pilates, hiking, therapeutic massage, healthy living seminar, and gourmet low-fat, delicious meals, as well as everything included in the Horseback Adventure Package plus a few extras!

August 15-19, 2014 for 5 Days – $2175 *

* Prices quoted are per person in Canadian dollars. Taxes not included. Groups of 10 or more receive a 5% discount when booked together. Please see Policies. Additional massage available with advanced registration at $70 p/hour.

For more information or to book a reservation, call at 877-762-2767 or 403-762-2767. Email Julie. Visit Outpost at Warden Rock's website.

Elk Mountain ranch travel deals

Elk Mountain Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado- Family Reunion Ranch Special

Ride, raft, fish & hike together. Sequester yourselves from the distractions of the outside world. Build memories to last a lifetime. Offering a 10% discount to family reunion groups of 10 or more. Weeks of June 1 and August 24 – 15% discount to groups of 15 or more. Never a better time; or value.

Book this trip or learn more by contacting Tom and Sue Murphy at 1-800-432-8812 or by emailing Tom and Sue. Visit the Elk Mountain Ranch website.

moore ranch travel deals

Moore Ranch, Kansas- Book a ranch vacation for July-August 2014 and get 15% off regular rates

Live your dream of being a true cowboy/ cowgirl. Experience life on a working ranch. Horseback riding everyday on the open prairie right beside the cowboys while checking cattle, moving cows, roping and enjoying life. No activities are fabricated. This is genuine ranch life. Discount of 15% for bookings in July and August 2014.

Book this ranch trip! Email Nancy or call 620-826-3649. Learn more on Moore Ranch's website. Mention Equitrekking to receive the discount.

moore ranch travel deals

Moore Ranch, Kansas- Summer & Fall Longhorn Cattle Drives

Short Cattle Drives–– July 3-4, 2014 and August 31-September 1, 2014. This is a shorter drive for those who are a little concerned about sitting in the saddle for a long period of time. Drive the longhorns to the east pasture about 11 miles from the ranch. Camp out that night under the stars or in cowboy teepees. The next day, ride back to the ranch. Vacation Cost: $525

Fall Cattle Drive–– October 8-10, 2014. Drive the longhorn cows about 35 miles from the ranch to winter pasture. A chuckwagon will accompany the ride and you'll sleep under the stars or in cowboy teepees. Vacation Cost: $825 

Book this ranch trip! Email Nancy or call 620-826-3649. Learn more on Moore Ranch's website. Mention Equitrekking to receive the discount.

gros ventre ranch travel deals

Gros Ventre River Ranch in Jackson Hole- Aug 24-Sept 28, 2014 Adults Only weeks at a discount of 10% from peak season rates

From August 24-September 28, 2014, leave the kids at home and ride with adults at a discount at Gros Ventre River Ranch. During this time, the ranch is offering a late season discount of 10% from our peak season rates, and the ranch is adults only. Enjoy horseback riding in the Gros Ventre Wilderness and mountains, Teton National Forest and Bridger Teton Park, private fly fishing, hiking and more! This premier guest ranch blends western luxury and relaxed hospitality in the spectacular setting of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Book this trip! Call 307-733-4138 Email Gros Ventre Ranch. Visit Gros Ventre Ranch websiteTell them you saw it on Equitrekking to get the discounted rate.

enchantment equitreks new mexico wine festival riding vacation

Enchantment Equitreks, New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo Sept 14-21st, 2014

8 day ride $2600/person - includes 8 days, 7 nights, 4 days riding, 1 day Santa Fe, 1 day at the NM State Fair and Rodeo.

Travelers will have the opportunity to enjoy an American tradition, the State Fair. That evening, we watch a live rodeo where cowboys show their grit roping, riding, and bucking.

Book this trip! Call 575-430-7514 Email Justyn. Visit Enchantment Equitreks websiteTell them you saw it on Equitrekking.

harris horses france travel deals

Harris Horses- Riding Holidays & Intensive Training in France from Feb- May & Sept- Nov

These riding holidays with Harris Horses are aimed at more serious riders who want to work at improving their skills as well as enjoying a relaxing break in the stunning Bordeaux wine region of South-West France. This area is one of the most famous Wine regions in the World, and people come from all over the world see the amazing Chateaux and taste the wines. Offered during February – May and September – November, when the weather is more temperate, riding consists of 2 sessions of intensive training with Johnny or Jackie Harris – approx 1 hour per session. This will be individual or shared with 1 other rider of similar ability.

Learn more by visiting Harris Horses website, emailing Jackie or calling +33(0)787864964.

c lazy u ranch julie goodnight

Julie Goodnight Horse & Yoga Clinic for Women at C Lazy U

 • September 18-22, 2014 (4 nights)
 • October 24-27, 2014

C Lazy U, in cooperation with Julie Goodnight, have put together a Riding and Yoga Retreat for Women (May and October dates) and a Ranch Riding Adventure for adult riders of all levels (September). Take advantage of discounted rates for world-class accommodations with programming, riding, and yoga included. Some participants will bring their own horses and others will use one of the great horses at the ranch.

The clinic sessions are fun and productive with all riders and horses working at their own pace. Julie is there to make sure you have a good time, stay safe and learn something. She is really good at putting everyone at ease and making you feel confident. From Julie’s point of view, she is there for you—not the other way around. It’s not about egos or impressing people, it’s about you and your horse and making what progress you can while you have a great time in an incredible setting.

Prices start at $1075 plus tax and service charge. To register, contact C Lazy U today at (970) 887-5901. Email C Lazy U. Visit the C Lazy U website.  

western pleasure ranch travel deals

Western Pleasure Guest Ranch- September 7th - 12th, 2014. Adult Only Horsemanship Week

Stirrup some fun, while getting in touch with your inner cowgirl or cowboy. This five night get-a-way is designed not only to be fun and relaxing, but also educational. The heart of this program is a hands on approach where you experience the true pleasure of caring for and learning about our four legged working partners.

September 7th - 12th, 2014. Cost is $1150.00 per person, plus tax. 

Book this trip! Email Western Pleasure Guest Ranch or call toll free 1-888-863-9066. Visit Western Pleasure Guest Ranch website.

bar w guest ranch montana travel deals

Bar W Guest Ranch, Montana- Cowgirl Up Weeks for 2014

New dates have been announced for 2014 Cowgirl Up Weeks: Sept 7 - 13, Sept 21-27.

The Bar W is a year round guest ranch located on Spencer Lake in Whitefish, Montana. Guests can get a true western experience- horseback riding, working cattle, square dancing, wagon rides, hiking, mountain biking, and telling stories at the campfire.

Top 20 ranch Bar W Guest Ranch Montana

The Bar W is offering an all inclusive package for women to "Cowgirl Up" with their best friends, sisters, daughters, or come alone as the "girls" take over the ranch. Experience a woman's retreat to refuel your spirit and delight your body. Each day you can ride to your hearts delight with one of our expert wranglers or just kick back relax and let Montana surround you. After a full day of riding, fishing, or hiking relax with our informal cocktail hour in the lodge followed by a down home Montana style dinner. Just when you think life doesn’t get any better, you'll kick off your shoes for a honey and hot cream rock foot massage followed by a couple hours of real pampering. Then head down to the Blue Moon for some “two stepping” or out to the hot tub to relax under the stars – it’s up to you!

Book this trip! Call 866-828-2900 or 406-863-9099. Email Bar W or learn more on Bar W's website.
 

bar w guest ranch montana travel deals

Bar W Guest Ranch, Montana- Fall Cattle Drive Sept 13-20

Cattle Drive Dates: September 13-20, 2014

Cattle Drive Cost (Double Occupancy): $2,730
*Prices vary depending on room & occupancy.

The Bar W is a year round guest ranch located on Spencer Lake in Whitefish, Montana. Guests can get a true western experience- horseback riding, working cattle, square dancing, wagon rides, hiking, mountain biking, and telling stories at the campfire.

Top 20 ranch Bar W Guest Ranch Montana

The Bar W Cattle Drive is a special week to turn city slickers into cowboys. We’ll head out for four days to our base camp located in Browning, Montana on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. You’ll ride as far as the eye can see over thousands of acres of Native American Territory. You’ll gather cattle driving them over the open prairie to the corrals to brand calves and care for the herd. You’ll feel like a real cowhand riding out long horns, cows, bulls. It’s all about horses, cattle, great country, and you! Join us for a beautiful riding vacation at our Great Ranch and prepare for lasting memories.

Book this trip! Call 866-828-2900 or 406-863-9099. Email Bar W or learn more on Bar W's website.

enchantment equitreks new mexico wine festival riding vacation

Enchantment Equitreks, New Mexico Wine Festival Ride Aug 26-30, 2014

5 day ride - $1300/person. Includes 5 days, 4 nights, 2 days riding, one day at the wine festival. During the day at the wine festival each traveler will receive their own wine glass so they can visit each booth and taste the local New Mexico wines. There are also art and craft booths to visit and local music and dancing, such as flamenco.

Book this trip! Call 575-430-7514 Email Justyn. Visit Enchantment Equitreks websiteTell them you saw it on Equitrekking.

western pleasure ranch travel deals

Western Pleasure Guest Ranch- Adult only weeks September 14-19, and September 21st - 26th, 2014

Leave the kids at home and enjoy five nights of grown up fun! Allow the beauty of North Idaho to rejuvenate you as you trail ride through open meadows, quiet forests, and slow moving creeks. Cowboy up with team cattle sorting, cattle drives, arena games or, if you wish, private and semi private lessons in the arena. Take a morning to enjoy a relaxing spa treatment or try your hand at skeet shooting. Cost is $1150.00 per person, plus tax.

Book this trip! Email Western Pleasure Guest Ranch or call toll free 1-888-863-9066. Visit Western Pleasure Guest Ranch website.

new mexico horse adventures travel deals

New Mexico Horse Adventures Horse Camping in Canyon de Chelly Oct 1-5, 2014

New Mexico Horse Adventures is organizing a trail riding adventure in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. The area referred to as Canyon de Chelly is actually made up of two canyons, Canyon del Muerto and Canyon de Chelly. The first is smaller but has more ruins and historic sites within its boundries. Join us for this wonderful opportunity to spend one day riding up into Canyon del Muerto and then three days and two nights camping in Canyon de Chelly. We will be accompanied by a Navaho guide to show us the historic sites in each canyon and share the area’s history. We have planned this trip for the beautifull temperate Fall weather which is the best time of the year.

The cost of this 5 day adventure is just $625/person and includes
- free trailer camping with your horse at a stable at the mouth of the canyon
- a one day ride up into Canyon del Muerto
- a three day/two night trip up into Canyon de Chelly
- all riding, guide and camping fees
- two dinners and two breakfasts at the camp site in Canyon de Chelly
- photographs will be taken duing all of the days riding and sent to participants
- campfires each night while camping in the canyon

Bring your own horses or rent one. Learn more by calling 505-301-0917, emailing Steve, or visiting New Mexico Horse Adventures Website

Shangrila Guest Ranch July travel deals

Shangrila Guest Ranch, Virginia- Cowgirls Retreat Week Oct 5th- 10th, 2014

Ladies, come join us at Shangrila Guest Ranch for a 5 night / 4 day cowgirl get-a-way! Enjoy horseback riding, wine tasting, shooting, archery, wagon ride, fishing and relaxing massage included in your all-inclusive vacation package. Shangrila Guest Ranch is located 1 hour North of Raleigh, NC.

Cost: $1,150/person and Groups of 4 ladies or more: Receive 15% off per person!

Learn more by visiting Shangrila's website, calling 434-517-0888 or emailing Shangrila Guest Ranch.

enchantment equitreks new mexico wine festival riding vacation

Enchantment Equitreks, New Mexico Balloon Fiesta Ride Oct 5-12, 2014

$3000/per person includes 8 days, 7 nights, 4 days riding, 1 day Santa Fe, 1 day at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

During this week we ride under a blue sky filled with a kaleidoscope of hot air balloons. We take a day to visit the fiesta where clients will learn all about hot air balloons, get the chance to walk amongst the billowing beasts and visit the many booths and vendors.  

Book this trip! Call 575-430-7514 Email Justyn. Visit Enchantment Equitreks websiteTell them you saw it on Equitrekking.

Alisal Guest Ranch Travel Deal

Alisal Guest Ranch, Califonia- Couples Bootcamp Oct 16-19, 2014

Treat your "better half" to a first-class Alisal adventure filled with thrills and pampered pleasures. Tucked away in the Santa Barbara wine country, enjoy our 10,000-acre cattle ranch complete with equestrian center and 100 quarter horses.

All meals are included as is recreation on two 18-hole golf courses, 100-acre lake, tennis and more. Package Includes–– Studio accommodation for four days, three nights; Daily horseback rides and a Breakfast Ride to the historic old Adobe; Rodeo instruction; Nightly entertainment; Breakfast, gourmet box lunch and dinner daily; Gourmet wine dinner and special lakeside dinner; Moonlight hay ride; Romantic turn-down amenities; Taxes and service charges

Package Price $2,650.00 per couple and Dates October 16-19, 2014

Book this trip! Learn more about what is included in this package at The Alisal Guest Ranch website. Call (800) 4-ALISAL or (805) 688-6411. Contact Reservations.

Mountain Sky Ranch Montana

Mountain Sky Guest Ranch- Book the Wild West Adventure for October 3 - 8, 2014

Do something new, and different. Mountain Sky Ranch's Wild West Adventure itinerary has been put together for high adventure, or ultimate relaxation. The choice is yours. Spend your days exploring the vast and unspoiled wilderness of Montana on horseback or hiking, golfing our private course, or give your time to our massage therapists or your favorite book. From the adventure to the cuisine, your stay at Mountain Sky is sure to leave you rejuvenated. Grab your jacket and leave the kids at home for an adults-only getaway this spring or fall!

Your package price includes: Lodging in our cozy wood cabins, all gourmet cuisine, a tour of Yellowstone National Park, and our ranch activities including horseback riding, guided hiking and fly-fishing instruction. All ranch facilities and amenities, including our heated pool, hot tub, sauna and fitness facility are here for your enjoyment. At an additional cost, we also offer massage services and off-site excursions including, but not limited to: Guided fly-fishing, sporting clays and whitewater rafting.

Cost: $1850 (five night package)

For more information or to book a reservation, call at 800-548-3392. Email Mountain Sky Guest Ranch. Visit Mountain Sky Ranch's website.

jennys tours spain

Jenny's Tours- “Spanish Dream” Tour of Andalusia Featuring Royal Equestrian Show and Horseback Riding

October 4th– 15th, 2014 or 2015 Cost: $3,199.00 per person for land only (Equitrekking Special $200.00 off!) $4,599.00 with Airfare US-Madrid-Granada-US

Travel with fellow horse-lovers to the most famous equestrian areas of Spain! Take in the citrus-scented city of Seville! Visit and ride Andalusian horses at an authentic Spanish Corjito! Ride the beaches of Tarifa while you gaze across the Strait of Gibraltar at Africa! Explore the Moorish city of Granada! Visit the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art, Spanish tack shops and more!

Included in Cost: 12-day Tour (10 nights) – LIMITED TO 12 PEOPLE
Ground Transportation (Coach/ High Speed Train w/dining car)
- All lodging: Hotels, Andalusian Cortijos, Boutique Beach Hotel, Spa Accommodations, etc
- All breakfasts
- Horseback rides: Aljarafe Valley Ride(Guadalquivir river between Sevilla and Huelva coast), Jerez vineyards/olive grove ride, beach ride on the dramatic coast of Tarifa only 14 km distance from Africa and an amazing ride in the mountainous Guadix, the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada
- Guided tour of Sevilla including the Cathedral and the Santa Cruz quarter
- Guided tour of the Alhambra Palace in Granada
- Sherry wine tasting and bull ring/farm visit
- Spanish Equestrian performance show at the Royal Equestrian School in Jerez

Down payments are required to insure your spot. $250.00 is due upon booking and the balance is due 30 days prior to departure. For Sign-Up forms please visit our Sign-Up page or email Jenny or call her at 503-341-4985!

bar w guest ranch montana travel deals

Bar W Guest Ranch, Montana- Photography Week Oct 5 - 11, 2014

Join the Bar W this October for a photography vacation of a lifetime. Catering to amateurs and professional photographers, the Bar W is offering an all inclusive photography week - complete with a professional coach. 

Top 20 ranch bar w guest ranch montana

This full week of unparalleled photo opportunities, both on and off the ranch, blend in the splendor and beauty of Montana nature as well as the wildlife provided by the Triple D Game Farm. Triple D’s facilities include over 120 exotic animals typically including mountain lions, grizzly bears, wolves, and a variety of young cats. Shoots are organized so that you will be situated 2 to 10 feet away – truly amazing. The week includes a herd of running horses, Glacier National Park, cowboys and cowgirls in full regalia, fly fishing scenes, action, and still shots.

After a full day of photography, relax with our informal cocktail hour by the fire. Or, loosen up in our hot tub before a homemade dinner you will not soon forget. So grab your camera and prepare to be awed!

The Bar W is a year round guest ranch located on Spencer Lake in Whitefish, Montana. Guests can get a true western experience- horseback riding, working cattle, square dancing, wagon rides, hiking, mountain biking, and telling stories at the campfire. Sit back and let Montana surround you. Time will run a little slower, things seem a little easier, and everyday feels like Saturday.

Book this trip! Call 866-828-2900 or 406-863-9099. Email Bar W or learn more on Bar W's website.

 

Various Dates Throughout 2014

Hacienda Zuleta Ecuador

Hacienda Zuleta, Ecuador- Special Value Discounts

Visit this 17th Century Luxury Eco-farm located 2 hours from Quito, Ecuador's capital city. Hacienda Zuleta has been recognized by National Geographic, Conde Nast Traveler and dozens of other publications as one of the most exciting and authentic places to visit in South America.

Specials in 2014! Infants up to 3 years stay free • Children up to 12 years of age cost 50% of the rate • Extended stays (4-6 nights) 5% discount • Week stays (6 or more nights) 10% discount • Family & Friends (5-10 members) 5% discount • Groups (more than 10 members) 5% discount 

For more information or to book a reservationEmail Hacienda Zuleta. Visit Hacienda Zuleta's website.

castellare di tonda italy riding vacations

Castellare di Tonda- Intrepid Tuscany Riding Holiday

Castellare di Tonda Resort & Spa riding holidays in Tuscany, Italy are unique due to the quality of their horses, facilities, riding and experienced, friendly staff. Riding vacations have been designed to include a variety of landscapes; shady Mediterranean forests, rolling golden grain fields, vineyards and olive groves. Stop for a gelato while you ride through a cobblestoned medieval village. Visit ancient castle ruins in the middle of a forest still inhabited by wolves and wild boar, and enjoy taking your horse for paddle in the water of the estates own private lake.

During this week long horse riding package revitalize your spirit with a week of daily excursions horse riding in the Chianti countryside of Tuscany during the spring. Ride to San Vivaldo Monastery, Balconavisi hilltop village, Ghizzano and Pinocchio's house, Castelfalfi, an ancient cattle farm near Toiano, through the forest trails of the Carfalo national park, The Tonda estate... Enjoy seven nights accommodation; half board; picnic lunch on three days; wine with dinner; riding as per program; return shared transfers from Pisa airport, Florence airport or Castelfiorentino station (at set times); tourist tax; twice weekly apartment cleaning.

Prices for 2014 start at $1,628 USD* (1188 Euros). Learn more about the Intrepid Tuscany Riding Holiday. *Prices based on the Euro and subject to changes based on currency fluctuations.

Book this trip! Learn more about a variety of Tuscany riding holidays on the Castellare di Tonda website or by emailing Jess.

castellare di tonda italy riding vacations

Castellare di Tonda- Photography Workshop with Christiane Slawik

Award winning German photographer Christiane Slawik visits Castellare di Tonda for another week of intensive theoretical and practical instruction in equine photography. Step by step, Christiane shares her professional knowledge and tricks for taking amazing photographs of beautiful horses. See how a professional develops surprising images out of nothing. Get involved into the creative process of planning and preparing a perfect shot. Christiane gives you ideas, how to make each location special and how to have every single horse looking at its best.

Before photos are taken in portraits, liberty and riding, Christiane will discuss everything about each location, the horses and their individual tack or behavior. During the photoshoot, she will assist you and answer all your questions. The results of the shootings will be discussed in the group every evening at our restaurant and every participant will get copies of the shots taken throughout the day.

With her tremendous knowledge and experience, Christiane will inspire and motivate you more then you can imagine. After these workshops you’ll see horses, riders and stables from a different angle. No more snapshots! You’ll start taking photographs. Price per person: $1534 USD* (1120 Euros) *Prices based on the Euro and subject to changes based on currency fluctuations.

Book this trip! Learn more about a variety of Tuscany riding holidays on the Castellare di Tonda website or by emailing Jess.

rancho las cascadas mexico travel deals

Rancho Las Cascadas, Mexico-  'Custom Tailored' Horseback Riding and Cultural Excursions

Top 20 ranch rancho las cascades

Rancho las Cascadas is located just 90 minutes North of Mexico International Airport. Don't just visit the touristic places, immerse yourself into the Mexican culture. Choose from over 30 different rides of fast paced, relaxed, demanding or easy days in the saddle. Or join on of our packages of adventurous riding programs. This Mexico ranch's fantastic horses invite you to ride in this open sky country across extensive plains without fences or boundaries.

Discover Mexico and all it has to offer from one central place. Whether you're passionate about history and art, love shopping or just yearning for adventure, there is something for everyone. Enjoy a trip to Teotihuacan with the famous pyramids of the sun and the moon, to the beautiful colonial town of San Miguel de Allende or take a fully guided tour of Mexico City. Enjoy 333 days of sunshine a year with midday temperatures around 75ºF/22ºC. The climate is one of the most incredible features at this altitude. Arrive/Depart any day of the week and choose the length of your stay. Private transfer to the ranch. Any time of day or night any day of the week. That is where the 'custom tailored' begins.

Book this trip! Call + 52 155 1070 2080. Email Rancho Las Cascadas or learn more on Rancho Las Cascadas' website.

rancho las cascadas mexico travel deals

Rancho Las Cascadas, Mexico- Free cultural excursions!

Book a one week stay at Rancho Las Cascadas and you will get two free cultural excursions. One to the amazing Atlantes of Tula the most important Toltic archaeological site in our region and to our largest local colourful market in Jilotepec. 

top 20 ranches rancho las cascades

Discover 'Mexico Magico' right from the heart of this beautiful country, located a central Mexican mountain plateau at 7,500 ft. bordered by three waterfalls (Las Cascadas) that give the ranch its name. Rancho las Cascadas is located just 90 minutes North of Mexico International Airport. Don't just visit the touristic places, immerse yourself into the Mexican culture.

* Not to be combined with any other offers and not combinable within themselves. Valid on new bookings only. Must book a minimum of one week (7 nights) to be able to take advantage of this speicals.

Book this trip! Call + 52 155 1070 2080. Email Rancho Las Cascadas or learn more on Rancho Las Cascadas' website.

Rancho Los Banos

Rancho Los Banos- Adventure Guest Ranch recently featured in Men's Journal & The Guardian

Rancho Los Baños is a private 30,000 acre adventure guest ranch and working cattle ranch located at the foot of the Sierra Madre, the Mexican Rockies, just 55 miles south of the southeast Arizona town of Douglas in northeast Sonora, Mexico. This adventure guest ranch was recently honored with features in Men's Journal and The Guardian for its scenic nature and pristine wilderness enveloped by some of the most unique, inspiring, diverse and spectacular desert landscapes anywhere. Besides first-rate horseback riding on this Mexico riding holiday, the ranch offers awe-inspiring canyon hiking, with comparisons made to Zion and Moab. In addition, activities on Lake Angostura (fishing, kayaking, swimming), as well as adventures on the Bavispe River are offered. Also available are jeep ecotours, multisport adventures, biking, backpacking trips, birdwatching, wildlife spotting and stargazing.

As part of the all-inclusive packages at this adventure guest ranch, you are also personally picked up in a shuttle service and driven from Tucson to the ranch and back, leaving the driving to Rancho Los Baños and the sightseeing to you.

Learn more! Contact Manuel Valenzuela at (520) 955-2577 Emai Manuel Visit their website Rancho Los Baños on Equitrekking

rancho de los caballeros travel deals

Rancho de los Caballeros- The Ranch Experience Package

Rancho de los Caballeros is a historic guest ranch, located about an hour away from Phoenix, situated on 20,000 acres of high Sonoran Desert. The Ranch Experience package is ideal for those who wish to pick and choose their Western activities for a more personal vacation. Package includes: Luxurious casita accommodations, Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, Ranch Credit of $120.00* per night stay, per person to be used towards activities (golf, spa, horseback riding or trap and skeet shooting) or dining. Access to all scheduled free ranch activities (tennis, nature hike or lecture, bird-watching tour, Hassayampa River Preserve tour)

Rates start at $620/night at double occupancy. Extra person, extra nights and single rates are available. Requires a 3 night minimum stay.

Package pricing does not include 7.3% tax and 15% gratuity in lieu of tipping.

*Activity allowance can only be applied to green fees with cart, scheduled horseback riding, skeet shooting, or spa service (excluding gratuities). Credit has no cash value.

Book this trip or learn more by emailing Rancho de los Caballeros. Calling 800-684-5030. Visit Rancho de los Caballeros website.

Alisal Guest Ranch Travel Deal

Alisal Guest Ranch Round-Up Vacations in California 

During select times of the year, the Alisal offers a special "Round-Up Vacation" Package. Golf, horseback riding on regularly scheduled two-hour rides, access to the Fitness Center and Spa, tennis and fishing are included in the regular price of the room. This package applies to only two people per room and is non-transferable.

The Round-Up Vacation Package is offered on stays of two or more consecutive nights, Sunday through Thursday from September - May. It is also offered on weekends from November through March. Holiday and summer restrictions apply. Inclusive activities begin at 1:00 pm on the day of arrival and end at 12:00 noon on the day of departure. Golf carts, boats, lessons, classes and guides are not included. 

Book this trip! Learn more about what is included in this package at The Alisal Guest Ranch website. Call (800) 4-ALISAL or (805) 688-6411. Contact Reservations.

castle leslie travel deals

Castle Leslie - 3 or 5 days Horse Sport Package

The Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland offers an idyllic setting for outdoor activity and adventure. It is the perfect place to discover the thrill of exploring the beautiful Irish countryside on horseback. We welcome riders of all ability and offer expert tuition, gentle hacks and exhilarating cross-country rides. The Equestrian Centre combines the authentic charm of a country estate with all the amenities you’d expect from one of Ireland’s best horse-riding locations. As one of Europe’s finest equestrian playgrounds, Castle Leslie Estate offers memorable horse riding holiday experiences for riding enthusiasts of all levels.  So whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, Castle Leslie Estate is the place for you.

Contact: Email Castle Leslie. Call +353 (0) 47 88 100 Visit Castle Leslie website.
 

castle leslie travel deals

Castle Leslie - 3 or 5 days Happy Hackers Equestrian Vacation Package

Happy Hackers is for anyone who enjoys the simple pleasure of exploring the countryside on horseback. This package involves daily estate riding. This is a 3 or a 5 day programme, 3 hours riding per day, 3 or 5 nights bed & breakfast and a 2 course meal each evening in Conor's Bar. Activity will be part of a group session.

Contact: Email Castle Leslie. Call +353 (0) 47 88 100 Visit Castle Leslie website.
 

castle leslie travel deals

Castle Leslie - Learn to Ride in 5 days

For the beginners or riders who wish to improve their riding skills whilst enjoying some gentle hacks around the Estate. Each rider will receive a series of lessons culminating in a 2 hour ride around the Estate. This is a 5 day programme, 3 hours riding per day, 5 nights bed & breakfast and a 2 course meal in Conor's Bar each evening. Activity will be part of a group.

Contact: Email Castle Leslie. Call +353 (0) 47 88 100 Visit Castle Leslie website.