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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!

Featured Travel Deals

This month's featured deals give you bargains and special vacation discounts for ranch and horseback riding vacations.

Rancho Los Banos-
Join a Mexican "Roundup" in Nov. Spend Thanksgiving at the Ranch! Enjoy December- February Travel Deals

Visit Rancho Los Banos for a special roundup, Thanksgiving or to warm up this winter!
Rancho los banos deals

November Mexican Corrida, "Roundup"

Only a couple spots remain for one of the most unique, exotic and culturally entertaining ranching events anywhere. Hurry and book soon for our yearly, November 8-15 Corrida, or Roundup, as space is limited.

Experience a real, genuine and unique Mexican Roundup, full of vaqueros (cowboys), horses, cattle, with lots of cattle gathering, drives, corral work and world-class trail rides.

This is a very fun guest ranch adventure, with an all-inclusive plan that includes roundtrip transfer from Tucson to the ranch. With great Mexican food, service and hospitality, together with fantastic weather and scenery, you will have a once-in a lifetime experience.

Only $1,500/double, $1,600/single. Nov. 8-15, 2015. All-inclusive plan, with round-trip shuttle from Tucson. 7 Nights/8 Days Stay. 

Learn more! Contact Manuel Valenzuela at (520) 955-2577. Email Manuel. Visit Rancho Los Banos' website.

Thanksgiving Week at the Rancho

Get away from the ordinary: Visit Rancho Los Banos during our beautiful late November, warm Fall days. Spend Thanksgiving Week with us, from Nov. 22-28, for six nights and seven days, for $1,200 per guest, based on double occupancy. This is an all-inclusive, free shuttle transfer from Tucson ranching experience. Single occupancy is $1,320 per guest.

This week we are offering nightly wine tasting from Latin American wineries, including Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Peru, and beyond, a great Thanksgiving Day meal, plus children aged 10 and under stay with us for free!

Experience a unique, different and fantastic Thanksgiving by visiting us. Great riding and hiking, fantastic lighting and colors, beautiful temperatures and weather and incredible scenery combine for a great vacation. Visit us and stay at one of the world's best riding ranches. Experience Thanksgiving Rancho Los Banos style! 

Learn more! Contact Manuel Valenzuela at (520) 955-2577. Email Manuel. Visit Rancho Los Banos' website

December- February Travel Deals!

Visit the Rancho from December 1-22 and January 5-February 10 at a nightly, all-inclusive rate of $175 per guest. There is a five night minimum stay based on double occupancy. Single supplement of $25/night.

Experience winter in the Sonora Desert. We offer great riding and other adventures, fantastic winter weather of 70 degree, sunny days, with unique landscapes and colors. Together with incredible scenery, a stay with us makes for a wonderful winter vacation.

All meals, accommodations and fun adventures are included, along with weekend transfer from Tucson, incredible horses and riding. Experience true Mexican hospitality and food and a desert environment unlike any you have ever seen. Take advantage of a great deal to stay at one of the world's best riding ranches. 

Learn more! Contact Manuel Valenzuela at (520) 955-2577. Email Manuel. Visit Rancho Los Banos' website.

Elkhorn Ranch- Music, Photography and Art Workshops & Sunny Discounts in sunny Arizona this winter!

Music, Photography and Art Workshops, Kids Stay Free Through High School & Winter Quiet and Extended Stays
Elkhorn ranch special weeks

Check out these outstanding travel deals and special weeks at Elkhorn Ranch in Arizona, open from Sunday, November 15, 2015 to Sunday, April 24, 2016

Music, Photography and Art Workshops

Add creative flair to your Elkhorn Ranch week, at no extra charge!

Blend relaxation, adventure and friendship amidst curious Sonoran desert country. Experience half and all-day rides, tailored to your interests, comfortable living in Elkhorn’s cabins and hearty healthy food. A workshop week adds creative camaraderie to the mix.

Old-Time Music … January 3 - 10, 2016
Digital Photography and Natural History … January 24 - 31, 2016
Art and the Desert Landscape … February 7 - 14, 2016
Friends of Western Art … March 27 - April 3, 2016

Note that workshop activities strive to time conflicts with the ranch schedule, but there may be times when one must choose between the workshop activity and afternoon riding — particularly during the February art week.

At Elkhorn Ranch, Kids Stay Free Through High School
Family friendly discounts for kids

An Elkhorn Ranch vacation is a relaxing and adventurous family friendly vacation. Park your car, lose your keys in the bottom of your bags, and let friendly capable horses, grand and intimately beautiful country and the simple joy of time with good friends fill your day. You’ll enjoy half and all-day rides tailored to your experience and interests, comfortable living in Elkhorn’s cabins amidst curious Sonoran Desert vegetation and birds, hearty healthy food and camaraderie. No charge for children 5 and under (as kids must be 6 to ride), 45% discount from adjust weekly rate for kids 6 - 15, and 35% discount for teens 16 - 18. Check your school holiday schedule and give us a call!

Winter Quiet and Extended Stays
Sunny discounts in sunny Arizona this winter!

An Elkhorn Ranch vacation is a relaxing and adventurous vacation for riders of all ability levels and some visitors simply enjoy the company of birds and fellow guests without riding. Let friendly capable horses, grand and intimately beautiful country and the simple joy of time with good friends fill your day. You’ll enjoy half and all-day rides tailored to your experience and interests, comfortable living in Elkhorn’s cabins amidst curious Sonoran Desert vegetation and birds, hearty healthy food and camaraderie. Visit between November 29 - December 20, 2015 and enjoy the 5% winter quiet discount (off of adult single / double cabin rate of $1620 per week plus tax and gratuity) … try a longer 2 week visit and enjoy a 5% discount, or 3 week plus length visit with a 12% discount. 

For more information or to book a reservation, call at 520-822-1040. Email Mary. Visit Elkhorn Ranch's website.


More Great Horseback Riding Vacation and Dude Ranch Vacation Travel Deals

Top Travel Deals!

bulgaria fall horseback

See the Fall Colors on a Riding Vacation in Bulgaria! Last minute deal.

Enjoy classic mountain trails, Bulgarian food and culture. Start in the charming mountain town of Apriltsi and horse ride along ancient trails and over impressive mountains, through mountain passes to waterfalls and villages. Spend nights in simple mountain chalets, the newly built guesthouse and historic monasteries.

On the last trails of the season, we have following savings for last minute bookings:

Departing October 10th Singing Rocks - save $113 USD* (100 EUR) per rider
Departing October 24th Balkan Trail - save $113 USD* (100 EUR) per rider 

* Price is set in the Euro and subject to changes in currency conversions.

Find out more by calling Julie at 877-490-7786. Email Julie. View Bulgaria Trip Itineraries.

Enchantment Equitreks Yoga Retreats

Enchantment Equitreks- Yoga Retreats in New Mexico

The yoga retreat are for those who are looking to escape and relax. Time will be spent with yoga sessions aimed at stretching sore muscles from riding and long soaks in the outdoor spa. The retreats are 5 days long at $1,500 per person, or 8 days long for $2.800.

Find out more by calling 575-430-7514. Email JustynVisit Enchantment Equitreks Website

Rancho Las Cascadas

Rancho Las Cascadas- Mexico Lindo Riding Vacation 7 days / 6 nights – Every week… ask for dates!

Visitors from around the world travel to Rancho Las Cascadas to experience Mexico’s true colors through exceptional horseback riding and cultural adventures accented by comfortable accommodations, great amenities, fine food and friendly service. This is an ongoing progressive ride catered to your riding level. The horses come back at night, but each day takes you through different regions, picturesque villages and ever-changing countryside. Ideal for riders who like progressive riding with the chance to have a break if they feel like it.

Contact us today and mention "Equitrekking". Learn more on the Rancho website or by calling + 52 155 18 01 01 01.

Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch deals

Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch- Trail Riding, Western Adventure, History and Unforgettable Scenery

Join Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch for a riding vacation in October or early November and enjoy our beautiful fall weather, or book for spring, summer or fall next year! Enjoy scenic beauty in the mountains of the breathtaking, untouched Gila National Forest in SW New Mexico. See the land Geronimo was born and grew up in. 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. Open March through mid-November.

Learn more or make a reservation by emailing Meris or calling (575)-772-5157; or visit Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch's website.

rancho chilamate massage

Rancho Chilamate- Free Massage with 2 night reservation now through October 31, 2015.

Horseback Riding in Nicaragua is a great way to get up close and personal with this beautiful country. Join Rancho Chilamate for some eco-friendly fun while exploring rural Nicaragua and the spectacular local beaches. These horseback tours have been voted #1 on TripAdvisor for years and proudly, a portion of every ride goes to our fund to benefit those living in the community.

There’s something beautiful about taking the time for yourself while on vacation. And after getting out of the saddle at the ranch ~ we think the perfect accompaniment is a great massage.

With a 2 night reservation made between now and October 31st, 2015, Rancho Chilamate will gift you a 1 hour post ride full body massage here at the ranch. Massages are provided in house by Amanda of Energy Touch Massage , a U.S. Board Certified Massage Therapist and Bodyworker.

Please book your massage when you make your reservation ~ so Rancho Chilamate can make the appropriate arrangements.*

Learn more! Email Heather. View more about this deal.

* Offer valid now through 10/31/15 and based on availability. Offer is for a one hour massage for a minimum 2 night stay at Rancho Chilamate ~ double occupancy. Specific times and dates may not be available. This offer is not redeemable for cash.


More Great Travel Deals!

Circle Z Ranch Arizona Travel Deals

Circle Z Ranch, Arizona- Pre-Holiday 20% rate reduction

The Circle Z Ranch is the oldest continually operating ranch in Arizona, open during the delightful winter and spring months of November through April. Our Pre-Holiday Rejuvenation special is a chance for you to experience what others are talking about, at a 20% rate reduction. This offer is good for a Sunday to Sunday, or Sunday to Thursday stay between the dates of November 29th and December 19th, 2015. Stay in one of our standard rooms for $1316 for a Sunday to Sunday stay, or $880 for our Sunday to Thursday ranch sampler. 

Offer includes: All meals Horseback riding Lodging Nature program. Use of all facilities, including Tennis, swimming pool, game room. 

Upgrades to larger suites or cottages will be at an increased rate, based on the type of accommodation chosen. This offer does not include a 15% service charge and a 6.6% sales tax.

To book your vacation, email Circle Z Ranch or call 1-888-854-2525. You can visit Circle Z's website for more information.

Circle Z Ranch Arizona Travel Deals

Circle Z Ranch, Arizona- Adult Only Ranch Special 10% Off January 2016

The Circle Z Ranch, the oldest continually operating guest ranch in Arizona, is open for guests during the delightful winter and spring months of November through April. We are offering an Adult Only Ranch Special as a chance for you to experience what others are talking about, at a 10% rate reduction. This offer is good for a Sunday to Sunday stay at $1480.50 or a Sunday to Thursday ranch sampler for $990, and good for the dates of January 3rd, 2016, to January 23rd, 2016. This price is based on a stay in one of our standard rooms.

Offer includes: All meals Horseback riding Lodging Nature program
Use of all facilities, including Tennis, swimming pool, game room

Upgrades to larger suites or cottages will be at an increased rate, based on the type of accommodation chosen. This offer does not include a 15% service charge and a 6.6% sales tax.

To book your vacation, email Circle Z Ranch or call 1-888-854-2525. You can visit Circle Z's website for more information.

Mountain Top Inn

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

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 Mountain Top Inn's ‘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; (Note we are unable to offer side-by-side massages.)
Use of our private beach, kayaks, canoes, outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, afternoon refreshments and more.
Tax and resort fee included
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.
Note: A premium charge of $200 will be added during foliage season.
***Note that packages are not available Columbus Day Weekend.

**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. Call 802.483.2311. Email the Mountain Top Inn. Visit the Mountain Top Inn's website.

Mountain Top Inn

Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Vermont- 3-Night Horseback Riding Vacation

The Mountain Top Inn's "Horseback Riding Vacation" starts at $1150 double occupancy; $850 single occupancy and includes the following:
• Three nights lodging in a Classic Lodge Room • Hearty Vermont breakfast each morning • Six (6) hours of guided trail rides per person*** • Tax and Resort charge • Use of the Resort's facilities including the private lake-front beach, hiking trails, kayaks, canoes, tennis court, swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center. • Massage therapy, yoga, disc golf, clay bird shooting, pontoon boat rides require an additional charge.

Save 20% off the package price if you arrive Sunday, Monday or Tuesday.

***Riding hours are NOT transferable; hours cannot be used by another guest. Please allow us two weeks notice when booking this package in order that we can arrange for the appropriate level of guides and horses.

Rates for other types of accommodations and longer stays for the above package: Classic Lodge: $1350 double occupancy and $1100 single occupancy for 4 nights; $1600 double occupancy and $1350 single occupancy for 5 nights. 1 Room Deluxe Custom Cabin: $1425 for 3 nights; $1745 for 4 nights and $1985 for 5 nights. Luxury Room: $1595 for 3 nights, $1895 for 4 nights and $2195 for 5 nights. A premium charge of $200 per package will be added during foliage season.

Packages are not available Columbus Day Weekend. Call 802.483.2311 to book! Email the Mountain Top Inn. Visit the Mountain Top Inn's website.

tanque verde ranch pool

Tanque Verde Ranch, Arizona- $399 Flight Credit

Tanque Verde Ranch is a ranch resort located in Tuscon, Arizona. Book 3+ all-inclusive nights to receive flight credit.

October 1 – December 31 | Starting at $600/night*

lodging with 3 hearty meals daily
supervised children’s program (ages 4-11)
horseback trail riding and lessons
scheduled breakfast rides and BBQ cookouts
fishing, guided hikes, nature programs, mountain biking, bingo and many other family activities

*Package requires a minimum of double-occupancy, and is based on limited availability for new reservations only. Rates may vary based on room type and dates selected. Package may not be combined with any other offers or specials and may be discontinued without notice. Not applicable to groups. Additional per-person rates apply for parties with more than 2 people. Must show proof of airfare payment to receive flight credit. Rates subject to AZ state sales tax.

Advance reservations required. Learn more by calling (800) 234-3833 or emailing Tanque Verde or visiting Tanque Verde Ranch's website.

Bar W guest ranch deals

Bar W Guest Ranch, Montana- Winter Packages

The Bar W Guest Ranch is happy to help create a winter getaway package stay for you. There is no required check in/check out day. Below is a list of example activities for guests to choose from. The Bar W staff is will help guests arrange activities for your stay in addition to your bed and breakfast accommodations. For assistance in creating your custom winter package, please call the Bar W Guest Ranch at 1.800.828.2900.

Ski Whitefish Mountain Resort
Scenic Lift
Dog Sleding with Montana Dog Sled Adventures
Snowmobile Tours
Cross Country Skiing
Trail Riding (weather permitting)
Ice Fishing Tours
Ice Skating at Stumptown Ice Den
Skeet Shooting & Archery (weather permitting)
Square Dancing
Sleigh Rides
Day Spa Treatments 

Learn more by calling 406-863-9099 or toll free at 866-828-2900 and emailing Bar W. Visit Bar W's website.

Siwash Lake Ranch Fall Vacations

Siwash Lake Ranch- Quintessential Fall Ranch Experience

Once September starts and the kids have gone back to school, Siwash Lake Ranch in British Columbia’s rugged heartland becomes a haven for couples seeking the perfect blend of romance, relaxation and adventure. Fall at Siwash beckons to travelers who are free to savour the season when the ranch is adult-oriented.

Horseback riding through golden aspen groves is the highlight. Yet, if riding isn't a passion, guests may hike through meadows strewn with fall flowers to mountain bluffs with panoramic vistas. And for avid fishermen, the backwaters around Siwash Lake Ranch are an angler's paradise.

In addition to an alluring array of wilderness activities, guests of Siwash Lake Ranch experience pasture-to-plate cuisine—food that is foraged from the woods nearby, grown on site, or sourced locally. Five-star chefs prepare it with flare, pairing with bottomless glasses of fine BC wines and champagne. Frontier accommodations amidst nature feature ranch house suites, a charming barn loft, or luxury canvas cabins—lavish safari tents on the Ridge at Siwash offering exquisite views of the surrounding wilderness.

Fall packages at Siwash Lake Ranch start at $2,385 USD per person for a three-night stay (plus applicable taxes and based on double occupancy) and include accommodation, food and beverages, alcohol, and choice of all activities. A la carte wellness services in the ranch’s tented spa are available. 

Learn more on Siwash Lake Ranch's website. Call 250-395-6541 or Email Siwash Lake Ranch.

New Mexico Horse Adventures

New Mexico Horse Adventures- Wild Horse Rides

Experience a rare opportunity to ride out among real wild horses and watch them in their natural habitat. This is not a ride out to a sanctuary, but a ride out to a real herd of truly wild horses in the rugged New Mexico landscape.

Your guide, Steve Simmons, has been tracking and photographing wild horses from horseback for many years (link to article) and his articles and images have been published numerous times. This group has been there for generations, and are truly experiencing the life of a wild horse. You may see stallions with their mares and foals, and groups of bachelor stallions scattered around the landscape. Rarely, but occasionally, you may see a battle between band leading stallion and a young upstart challenging the old stallion for his family.

These rides are only for experienced riders who can independently handle a horse in a rugged landscape under challenging conditions. There are not nose to tail rides. You can bring your own horse, or ride one of Steve’s experienced Morgans. Learn more about this ride and riding with Steve in Photographing the Free Roaming Horse and Morgan Horses for Trail Riding.

For more info call 505-301-0917 or go to New Mexico Horse Adventures or e-mail Steve.


Sundance Trail Ranch, Colorado - Discounts for Active Military Personnel 

Sundance Trail a northern Colorado guest ranch, borders Roosevelt National Forest and provides all inclusive family and adult only adventure vacations. It is a special place to take a break from technology - enjoy some mountain trails, delicious food and fun activities. Experience riding the trails through the forest with many scenic overlooks, or climbing some rocks. Coming to Sundance Trail will provide you with delightful memories that will last a lifetime.

We also want to show our appreciation to active military personnel, by offering you a 15% discount whenever you come to visit. 

Learn more by visiting Sundance Trail Guest Ranch's website or by calling 800-357-4930 or 970-224-1222 or emailing Sundance Trail Ranch.

The Hideout

The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch, Wyoming- Advanced Riding Program – All about Riding!

The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch is an all-inclusive upscale working cattle, riding, fly-fishing and adventure guest ranch in Shell, WY (east of Cody and Yellowstone National Park). This Equitrekking Top 20 Ranch offers a variety of activities for riders and non-riders, including trapshooting, archery, canoeing, hiking, biking, 4x4 tours and more.

This program is designed for the more experienced riders who are looking for the next level of horses and more challenging riding. This type of riding consists of cattle work and trail riding at a faster pace. Participants do have to be tested at the beginning of their stay and show that they are able to control their horse in all gates and over various terrains. These programs are guided by some of our more experienced cowboys and wranglers. No matter the level of riding we do at The Hideout, we adopt a Natural Horsemanship Culture respecting our horses under all circumstances.

We adapt the speed and riding to the challenging terrain in this area. Experienced equestrians will notice immediately where one can go fast or not. They know that even the best horse will run out of breath faster at high elevations.

Learn more. Email The Hideout or call 800-354-8637 or 307-765-2080.  

Poronui stables new zealand horse riding vacations

Poronui Luxury Horse Riding Holidays in New Zealand- The Equestrian Explorer Package

Nestled in the secluded Taharua valley, Poronui is a luxury wilderness lodge where guests may enjoy fishing, hunting and horseback riding treks with top-notch accommodations, gourmet cuisine and fine wines. From September 1st to May 31st, bring your own horse or ride one of Poronui's on the Equestrain Explorer package: three nights share twin accommodation, two nights at Poronui Lodge and one night "Glamping" at Poronui's rustic-luxe Safari Camp, two days guided trekking, gourmet meals and more! Ride horses through native beech forest, manuka scrub, pine and eucalyptus forest and open grassland. Enjoy breath taking views of the Taharua Valley, Kaimanawa and Kaweka Ranges, and Mohaka River. 

Enjoy all the comforts of home, gourmet meals and fine local wines. Go "Glamping" at Poronui's Safari Camp so you can get a taste of the early years in New Zealand - when immigrants settled in isolated wilderness beside wild rivers like the Mohaka and Taharua that run through Poronui.

Learn more by emailing Poronui or visiting Poronui's website

Marble Mountain Ranch discounts

Marble Mountain Guest Ranch, California- Active Military and Police Officers Discount

This Northern California guest ranch in Somes Bar offers primary family members of Peace Officers and Active Military a 10% discount from regular pricing on any of the ranch's offerings. Pick from your choice of Guest Ranch Vacations inlcuding the prime season saddle / paddle vacations, shoulder season short stays, or even Fall season stealhead fly fishing packages.

"We appreciate the service you offer, and wish to give back as we are able. If you are a wounded vet, you may call us privately about a personalized pricing program (1-800-552-6284)!"

Learn more about Marble Mountain Ranch. Emal Marble Mountain Ranch.

stone horse travel in mongolia

Stone Horse Expeditions in Mongolia- Discount for Groups and Couples–– 10% off for 3 or more people booking together and 5% off for 2 people booking together. Return Guests get 10% off!

Return Guests- 10% off
Anyone returning to take part in another horseback riding expedition with us gets an automatic 10% discount off the current price. A $240.00 to $420.00 savings depending on the trip booked. No time limit on that, so think about it. If you liked the horse riding in Mongolia, come join us again, we’d love to have you back. And tell your friends about us.

Referrals from former Stone Horse guests- 5% off
This is for anyone who contacts us to join a horseback riding trip and was referred to us by a former Stone Horse guest. Let us know who told you about us and when they came with us and we’ll give you an automatic 5% discount off the price of a trip. A $120.00 to $210.00 savings depending on the trip booked. So, if you’ve heard about Stone Horse and the trips we do, don’t hesitate, join us in 2015.

Check out the 2015 Expedition Schedule for Gorkhi-Terelj National Park and Khentii Mountains Expeditions. Stone Horse has eight different trips lined up beginning in mid June and running through mid October, from the wildflowers of summer to the brilliant colors of autumn. 

Hondoo Utah Riding Vacations Travel Deals

Hondoo Rivers & Trails, Utah- 10% discount for groups, couples, or multi-ride bookings.

You may have seen Pat Kearney of Hondoo Rivers & Trails on Equitrekking's Utah episode! She has been exploring Utah on horseback for over 30 years. Join Pat to ride in Utah’s red rock canyonlands surrounding Capitol Reef National Park! Choose from camping trails rides or inn-to-inn horseback riding vacations. 

10% discount for groups, couples, or multi-ride bookings if you mention Equitrekking.

Learn more at Hondoo's website. Email Pat or call 800-332-2696.

Shangrila Guest Ranch Virginia

Shangrila Guest Ranch, Virginia- Backcountry Pack Trips $195 per person per night

Trail ride and camp out with horses for two nights on our back country pack trip adventure! Enjoy a hands on primitive camping trip through the backcountry of Virginia. Get to know your horse as you ride for 3 days, learn about responsible horse packing practices, outdoor cooking, wildlife and plant life. Relax under the stars just like the cowboys!

Check out the itinerary for these pack trips!

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

eatons ranch summer vacations

Eatons' Ranch, Wyoming- Winter B&B Getaway

Eatons’ Ranch is not just a summer destination. During the winter, our Bighorn Mountains Bed and Breakfast offers the perfect getaway or staycation. Come join us at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains for a night or two. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of a winter’s day at the bottom of Wolf Creek canyon. Relax in our comfortable cabins after exploring the Ranch along our numerous hiking trails. We are also an easy drive away from snowmobiling and cross country skiing in the Bighorn National Forest.

Rates at our Bighorn Mountains B&B include lodging and breakfast the following morning. Our restaurant is open for dinner for an additional charge Thursday through Saturday. Arrangements for our B&B and dining can be made Monday through Friday 9am-4pm.

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

clew bay trail ride ireland

Clew Bay Trail Ride in Ireland- 3 and 6-day trail riding breaks

The Clew Bay Trail Ride takes small groups of experienced riders on quality Irish horses through the spectacular Clew Bay region along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Join a 3 or 6-day trail riding vacation through the 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.

Book this trip or learn more by emailing Padraic. Visit the Clew Bay website. Call 00 353 98 25616. 

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, Colorado- Cowgirl Weeks June 12 - 17, 2016 & Sept 29 - Oct 4, 2016

Don't come alone! — DO bring your mom, your aunt, your sister, your daughter, your best friend, your neighbor, your co-worker, but NO guys! This unforgettable stay is for ladies only.

Making friendships with other "Cowgirls" and bonding with your Sylvan Dale horse makes this adventure a top of the "bucket list" experience! Getaway is limited to 20 cowgirls — book early to secure your place. Sylvan Dale Ranch is a family owned horse and cattle ranch located 1 hour north of Denver and 15 miles east of Rocky Mountain National Park, offering horse riding adventures and trophy trout fly-fishing on 3,200 acres in the Rocky Mountain foothills.

Learn more by emailing Sylvan Dale Ranch, calling (970) 667-3915 or Toll-free (877) 667-3999 or visiting the Sylvan Dale website.

drowsy water ranch colorado

Drowsy Water Ranch, Colorado- 2016 Discounted Weeks & Adult Only Dates

For over 85 years Drowsy Water Ranch, nestled in its own private mountain valley in Granby, has been providing folks and families from around the world with authentic Western vacations. The 2015 season runs May 31st to Sep 19th.

Discounted Weeks for 2016:
15% discount for weekly stays for the week starting May 29th.
5% disocunt for weekly stays for the week starting June 5th
10% discount for weekly stays for the week starting August 21st.
Weeks starting August 28th and September 4th are 15% discount for ADULTS ONLY, groups and special events.

Learn more about Drowsy Water Ranch. Call 970-725-3456/ 800-845-2292. Email Drowsy Water Ranch.

c lazy u ranch holiday vacations

C Lazy U Ranch- Holiday Vacations! Spend Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years at the Ranch

 Spend the holidays at C Lazy U in Colorado. Thanksgiving Weekend at the C Lazy U guest ranch is a special time of year when our guests, owners and members gather together for good times and great food. It’s a traditional time of year here at the ranch, and in keeping with the rest of our traditions, a full Thanksgiving dinner is served with turkey and all the trimmings. Christmas at the ranch is special too, with lots of great events. Bring in the New Year at our traditional western-swing dance; or tighten your scarf for torch-lit ice skating or a moonlight cross-country ski tour. Celebrate the midnight countdown and enjoy a live band.

Learn more about Holiday Vacations at (970) 887-5901. Email C Lazy U. Visit the C Lazy U website.  

Vista Verde John Lyons

Vista Verde Guest Ranch, Colorado- John Lyons Horsemanship Clinic October 11-15, 2015

Join a small group of riders to ride and learn under the renowned John Lyons in a special clinic October 11-15, 2015.

John Lyons is one of the inter-nationally known horse trainers in the field of natural horsemanship. Lyons has been presenting training clinics and horsemanship symposiums since 1980, has written many books on horses and horse training, and is the founder of John Lyons’ Perfect Horse magazine. During the course of the clinic, riders and horses will learn the foundation exercises, lessons and principles of the Lyons Method. Riders will, first and foremost, learn to effectively control their horse. Whether a pleasure and trail rider, or an experienced competitor, all riders have the same common goal: to improve the level of control they have over their horses. The clinic will help you reach that goal and take your horsemanship to the next level.

Participation in this 4 night, 3 day clinic will be limited to a small group of riders and auditors. Riders may bring a non-rider companion to take advantage of other ranch activities during the clinic dates. Rates include lodging in one of our luxury cabins or lodge rooms, meals, beer and wine, clinic on our horse or yours, and airport transfers to and from the Steamboat/Hayden airport.


$1,900/non-rider- Guided trail rides, hiking, mountain biking, and fly fishing available for non-riders

$100/auditor/day- For non-guests who just want to come up to the ranch for the day to audit the clinic and enjoy lunch with our guests.

Learn more by calling 800-526-7433. Email Stephanie. Visit Vista Verde Ranch's website.

Bar W Photography Week 2015

Bar W Guest Ranch, Montana- Photography Vacation October 18-24, 2015

What do you get when you combine the splendor of Montana scenery, with majestic horses, authentic cowboys, and wildlife? The answer is a photographer’s dream vacation. The Bar W in Whitefish, Montana is offering an all inclusive package designed to be centered on photography. We are teaming up with the Triple D Game Farm to provide the perfect setting for a week of unparalleled photo opportunities. Montana's diverse terrain and wide variety of wildlife will certainly fill your photo album, but it’s more than taking pictures. This is a total package with three meals a day, lodging, horseback riding, skeet shooting, fishing, and all photo shoots included. After a full day of riding, fishing and photography, relax with our informal cocktail hour in the lodge by the fire. Or, if you prefer, loosen up those sore muscles in our hot tub before a homemade dinner you will not soon forget. So grab your camera and prepare to be awed.

Learn more by calling 406-863-9099, emailing Bar W and see what the Photography Package includes.

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, Colorado- Thanksgiving Getaway- November 26-29, 2015

Three comfortable nights’ lodging and 8 ranch-style meals. This "over-the-river-and-through-the-woods" get-away is perfect for the whole family. After check-in on Thursday head to the Jessup Lodge for a complimentary beverage before sitting down to a Traditional Thanksgiving Feast. Fill the days with horse-drawn wagon-rides, hikes, trail rides, ranch chores, a draft horse workshops, fly-casting clinic, tour of the cattle ranching facilities, natural history and geology tours, and pond fishing. Lots to do…no pressure to do it.

Grab a cup of hot cider and allow yourself some football couch time, or snuggle in for a fireside chat with family and newly-made friends. Don’t miss the traditional showing of "The Wizard of Oz," for kids of all ages, complete with popcorn and sodas! You can have the best of both worlds — a traditional Thanksgiving with family and friends and none of the work that typically goes with it! We invite you to share our family table! The ranch is located west of Loveland, Colorado, 1 hour north of Denver and 15 miles east of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Learn more by emailing Sylvan Dale Ranch, calling (970) 667-3915 or Toll-free (877) 667-3999 or visiting the Sylvan Dale website.

Various Dates Throughout 2015

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.

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.

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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.

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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.