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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!


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This month's featured deals give you bargains and special vacation discounts for New York, British Columbia and Wyoming dude ranch and horseback riding vacations.

Tsylos Park Lodge- New Special Package for Couples

Join Tsylos Park Lodge at Chilko Lake for a Couples "Chilko Adventure Package." Experience the Best of everything Tsylos has to offer.
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Combine the best of two packages-- our seven night fly fishing package and our seven night horseback riding package. Experience fully guided river dry fly fishing for wild rainbow trout on one of the top North America trout rivers. Ride excellent horses on 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! Put some beauty and adventure in your life!

Tsylos Park Lodge offers you the freedom and adventure, no commuting, no cell phones, no fences! Just wide open spaces and amazing landscapes. Seven Night Chilko Adventure Package for couples $3495 per person, charter flight included.

Learn more and view the brochure! Call Karen Toll-Free 1.800.487.9567 or 1.250.483.4368. Email Karen and
ask for the Canadian Adventure Package or Visit Tsylos' website.

 

Discounts at B&B Ranch in New York State

20% discount off lowest published rate on B&B Ranch's website for all travel packages completed between now and June 1, 2014. Must use Equitrek20 as the promo code for call in or online reservation.
BandB Ranch New York

Designed to meet the needs of couples, families and traveling companions, including your horse, B&B Ranch, Guest House & Spa offers double occupancy packages and special rates for all kinds of interests, lifestyles, and pursuits, including many that will present Central New York at its very finest. The ranch hosts an ongoing slate of equestrian clinics, workshops and horse riding events.

Get 20% discount off lowest published rate on B&B Ranch's website for all travel packages completed between now and June 1, 2014. Must use Equitrek20 as the promo code for call in or online reservation.

This working cattle ranch offers luxury accommodations, miles of seeded riding and hiking trails, indoor and outdoor riding arenas, and one of the area’s best equine centers.

Amenities include a spa, indoor swimming pool and wellness services in addition to tennis and basketball courts.
Specializing in the cuisine of Northern Italy, the dining room serves farm-to-table Piedmontese beef, Berkshire pork, and locally grown Spanish goats, greens, artisanal cheeses and more. “Agriturismo,” an Italian combination of agriculture and tourism, draws guests to a unique vacation experience where luxury accommodations complement legendary dinners, riding and relaxation.

Learn more on the B&B Ranch website. Call 607-547-5272. Email B&B Ranch.


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

This Wyoming Dude Ranch vacation offers a wide variety of activities, including horseback riding, overnights, all day rides, skeet shooting and more.
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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.

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Bar W Guest Ranch, Montana- Spring & Fall Cattle Drives

Cattle Drive Dates: May 31-June 7, 2014 & 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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

 • May 16-19, 2014
 • 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.  

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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:
25% Discount During Opening Week May 25th* 
20% Discount- Week of June 1st*
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.

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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.

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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.
 

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Rancho Lobo Gris- Spring Fever Travel Deal

Spring Fever has officially started! Carribean sunsets, stunning vista's and horses aplenty at Grey Wolf Ranch/Rancho Lobo Gris in the Dominican Republic! Spend your Spring or Summer vacation with us for a day or as many as you like. Ride through the mountains on horseback to one of our dynamic waterfalls and plunge in for a nice swim! Receive a free home cooked Dominican lunch on your full day ride, if you mention you found this on Equittreking. Book today and find out for yourself why Trip Advisor rates us as the #1 attraction in our area!

Call us nationally at 719-302-5906, email us directly at greywolfranch2004@yahoo.com, or visit us online at www.rancholobogris.com. Let's gallop into the sunset!

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Mountain Sky Guest Ranch- Book the Wild West Adventure for May 27 - June 1, 2014

"Wild West Adventure" Spring package, with a few cabins still available at $1,850 per person. We don't offer any discounts, but there is a perceived value of 45% off of our summer rates, and we're also throwing in a tour of Yellowstone National Park (an $80 value) with this getaway.  Here are the details: Wild West Adventure, Spring dates are May 27 - June 1, 2014 for $1,850 per person

Do something new, and different. Our 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 will not disappoint. Grab your jacket and leave your cell phone at home, and join us for a getaway this spring or fall!

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

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Tsylos Park Lodge- British Columbia, Canada 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.

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T Cross Ranch- Wyoming- Free Wilderness Pack Trip!

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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.

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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

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

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.  

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Rancho de los Caballeros- Giddy-Up Gals for Women

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 Giddy-Up Gals package is tailored for women who wish to have a good time out in the ranch without any menfolk around. Just twenty-five women per session will enjoy: Luxurious casita accommodations; Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, including a desert cookout under the stars (weather permitting); Horse/tack education, personalized riding instructions and unlimited scheduled trail rides; Free time for golf and ranch activities including a nature hike with our resident Naturalist; An afternoon of team penning, just like the real cowgirls; Nightly entertainment.

Upcoming Dates: May 2-4, May 9-11.  Rates start at $598 per night based on double occupancy. Extra person, extra night and single rates are available as well. Package pricing does not include 7.3% tax and 15% gratuity in lieu of tipping.

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

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Moore Ranch, Kansas- Spring Longhorn Cattle Drive April 9-11, 2014

Live your dream of being a true cowboy/ cowgirl. Experience life on a working ranch. Join Moore Ranch as they drive the cattle back from winter pasture, about 35 miles. They will take a chuckwagon along and 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.

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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: April 26-May 1, May 17-22, June 14-19, 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.

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Jenny's Tours- South Africa Riding Vacation Travel Deal May, 2014

Africa Travel Deal – South Africa (Malaria-free area!) May 2-12th, 2014. Jenny's Tours specializes in small group horseback riding tours of Oregon State USA, Ireland and Scotland, and South Africa for equestrians of all abilities. These riding vacations are fully escorted for a flawless experience.

11 Days (One night Johannesburg, two nights in Bush Horse Camp and seven nights at Lodge/Ranch) All meals, all transportation, daily rides among game, star-gazing night with wine, Big 5 Game Drive and more! All abilities welcome! Fully escorted by Jenny! Amazing deal at under $4,800.00 WITH RT Airfare from USA! Limited Space!

Book this trip or learn more! Visit Jenny's Tours website. Email Jenny.

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Shangrila Guest Ranch, Virginia- Cowgirls Retreat Week Sunday, May 18th – Friday, May 23rd

Ladies, come join us at Shangrila Guest Ranch for a 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. Cost: $1,150/person

Groups of 4 ladies or more: Receive 15% off per person!!

Book this trip or find out more. Email Shangrila or call 434-517-0888. Visit Shangrila Guest Ranch's website.
 

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Arizona Dude Ranch Association Ranches- Special Offers

Enjoy blue skies and sunshine this Fall or Winter at an Arizona guest ranch! All ten member ranches offer Western hospitality, good food and wonderful riding, but additional activities and scenery vary - from saguaro studded hillsides in southern Arizona to pine forests in the northern part of the state. While horseback riding is the main focus for all ranches, others offer hiking, cycling, golf, tennis, cooking lessons and even spa services.

Special packages, travel discounts and themed weeks an be found on the Specials page of the Arizona Dude Ranch Association website.

Tanque Verde Ranch- Book for May 26-September 2 and receive a gas credit on your reservation. Click for details.

More Arizona Ranch Discounts and Specials.

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

New dates have been announced for 2014 Cowgirl Up Weeks: May 18 - 24, May 25-May 31, 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.

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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.
 

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Mongolia Horseback Riding Tours with Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel- 10% Group Discount

Stone Horse Expeditions and Travel arranges horse riding vacations through the cultural and ancient wilderness landscapes of Mongolia. Ride on comfortable, custom built Western saddles on ancient trails, through mountain passes and river crossings. Meet nomadic herders and gain insight into Mongolian horse culture.

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

Get the 10 % Group Discount (for more than 2 people coming as a group) if you mention Equitrekking.*

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



*cannot be combined with other Stone Horse discount offer.

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The Red Rock Ranch in Jackson Hole- Book for June 8- June 28, 2014 receive 12% early season discount.

This family owned Jackson Hole Dude Ranch features horseback riding, a kids program, guided hiking, fly fishing, amazing dining, cozy cabins, trap shooting and all other ranch amenities making this an ideal family vacation.

Contact Information: Email the ranch and mention Equitrekking to receive the discount. Call 307-733-6288 or visit The Red Rock Ranch 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.

 

Summer & Fall 2014 Travel Deals

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Gros Ventre River Ranch in Jackson Hole- May 25-June 15, 2014 early season discount of 12% from peak season rates

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.

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New Mexico Horse Adventures Copper Canyon Trail Rider's Weekend July 27-29

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 July 27-29th. 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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mountain Sky Guest Ranch- Fall Round-Up August 24-31, 2014

Since Mountain Sky Guest Ranch opened as a dude ranch in 1929, it has topped the list of the nation's upscale guest ranch resorts. The Fall Roundup is an extension of the family season programming, without the little ones. During this adults-only getaway you will experience the best of what Mountain Sky has to offer. Along with daily yoga, with hikes, golf and horseback rides at 9:00am and 2:00pm, we will offer something unique each day. Expect live music in the saloon, three different rides to remote locations for our breakfast, lunch and dinner rides (one of many spectacular experiences here at Mountain Sky), our western dance night with live local musicians, casting lessons at the trout pond along with endless opportunities to fly-fish, and much more.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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. 

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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 2013

Horses Landing

Horses Landing, Utah- Equestrian Clinics in Zion Canyon!

The Horses Landing Vacation Clinics have been created for people looking for a transformational equestrian experience in nature, coupled with nutrition, exercise and horsemanship. You may bring your own horse or ride one of clinician Jimmy Smith's horses. These clinics are designed to help you learn how to train your horses; gain confidence in the saddle and on the ground; develop your riding skills; and create a respectful willing partner.Equestrian clincis may focus on colt starting to first ride, reining, western dressage, cow horse and beginning to advanced trail riding.

Horsemanship and equestrian clinics run regularly, so email Jimmy to find out the next clinic in which you can participate or call 801-699-6884 or visit Horses Landing website.

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New Mexico Horse Adventures 20% off any riding package when you mention Equitrekking

New Mexico Horse Adventures offers a variety of activities for the equine enthusiast including one day horse riding trips, multi-day riding vacations, overnight adventures, and more. Mention “Equitrekking” and, for a limited time only, get 20% off any riding package.

Wild Horses from Horseback? Join us at New Mexico Horse Adventures for a once in a lifetime opportunity to track and see wild horses from horseback. We have access to a large private ranch with hundreds of wild horses. Our horses are experienced at this activity. Each trip will include instruction on how to safely track free  roaming horses and photographic instruction as well.

If tracking wild horses is not your interest, New Mexico Horse Adventures can arrange special day trips to lush mountain areas, beautiful mesas, along the Rio Grande river, through historic old villages, and red rock canyons.

New Mexico offers  wonderful cultural activities (restaurants, galleries, museums, historic sites) for your non riding days. Bring your own horse, or use one of our people friendly Morgans who are experienced trail horses.

Book an outing by calling 505-301-0917, emailing Steve, or visiting New Mexico Horse Adventures Website

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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.
 

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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.
 

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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.