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Learn about the lives of dude ranch owners and equestrian vacation guides from around the world.

Interview with Kristin Meek of WYLD Leadership

WYLD Leadership is an innovative and inspiring leadership program that combines horses, psychology, and wilderness retreats that helps people access their inner compass and create a better life. Equitrekking chats with founder and CEO, Kristin Meek, to learn more about this unique program.  ...

Meet Your Host- The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in California

Located by the Danish Village of Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley, The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort offers the thrill of riding horses along 50 miles of trails coupled with fine dining and traditional resort activities like golf and tennis for a vacation that can definitely appeal to g...

Meet Your Host- Rawah Ranch in Colorado

Located in Northern Colorado, just south of the Colorado and Wyoming border in the Laramie River Valley, historic Rawah Ranch rests in the pristine Roosevelt National Forest. Western cabins built to fit into the natural environment welcome guests to enjoy fly fishing on glacial rivers, hiking amid...

Meet Your Host- Connemara Equestrian Escapes in Ireland

Cathriona Goaley was born and bred in Connemara, the region through which she now leads riders on equestrian vacations. Learn about Connemara Equestrian Escapes, offering luxury riding tours in Ireland. Horseback riding on the beaches of Connemara. Equitrekking: Your tours take riders through th...

Meet Your Host- Stone Horse Expeditions Mongolia Riding Vacations

Learn about Mongolian Saddles, horse culture and what it's like to take a riding vacation in Mongolia from the husband and wife team whose passion for Mongolia spurred them to start their own horse trekking business and show others the view from the saddle. Co-owners of Stone Horse Expeditio...

Meet Your Host- Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch, Arizona

At just two hours from Las Vegas, Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch is a popular family retreat in the desert of Arizona. Owned by JP and Tricia McCormick work to make guests that visit feel like family, offering a plethora of activities ranging from riding horses to ATVing to lounging by the poo...

Meet Your Host- Horse Country Campground in Canada

For those who want to combine horseback riding with family-friendly camping, you might want to know about Horse Country Campground, located in the Ottawa Valley town of Forester Falls, Ontario and co-located at Canada’s #1 outdoor adventure resort Wilderness Tours. Set on over 5,000 acres of...

Meet Your Host- Wyoming Dude Ranchers Association

Haven taken several ranch vacations in Wyoming, we were excited to hear from the Wyoming Dude Ranchers Association about why Wyoming is such a great state for dude ranches and have them share some photos of Wyoming dude ranches seeping with Western history and adventure. Equitrekking: What ...

Meet Your Host- T Bar M Outfitters Summer Horseback Adventures

A professional outfitter since 1979, Steve Holt leads guests on wilderness horseback adventures in Southwest Colorado and Utah. Guests of T Bar M Outfitters stay in a fully guided base camp or high country pack-in camps. In addition to sighting elk, muledeer, bighorn sheep, moose and bear, guets s...

Meet Your Host- 7 Lazy P Outfitting in Montana

Many ranching and outfitting families have a long legacy of horsemanship and travel in the great outdoors. The Crary Family of 7 Lazy P Outfitting is no exception. The 7 Lazy P has been in continuous operation since 1931. Members of the Professional Wilderness Outfitters Association and Monta...