Articles Tagged 'Colorado'

Equestrian Travel Articles

Seven Guest Ranches for Snowy Winter Adventures

De-stress from the holidays with horses, mountain views and winter fun at a guest ranch. By Karen Braschayko If the post-holiday doldrums have you wishing for secluded, cozy log cabins and hearty home-cooked food, it’s a great time to plan a winter ranch vacation. Winter is just beginn...

Darley’s Travel Blog

Working Ranch Vacation in Colorado

I never thought I’d be opting to mend a fence on vacation, but at Colorado Cattle Company, a working ranch in Northern Colorado, I’d get my hands dirty and a whole lot more. I relished in the spontaneous nature of ranch life during my stay, not knowing if I’d be learning to rope ...

Dude Ranch Blog

Horseback Ride and Ski at Home Ranch in Colorado

From horseback riding in the snow to taking a morning sleigh ride to feed the horses, winter fun in Colorado at The Home Ranch. Horseback riding in the snow is a dream for many travelers and with the nearly 300 inches of snow The Home Ranch receives each winter, you have plenty of powder through...

Darley’s Travel Blog

3 Most Surprising National Parks for Horseback Riding

From giant sand dunes to volcanic landscapes, unusual national parks for horseback riding from Arizona to California. We know a ton of great parks to ride horses around the world, but the below national parks surprised even us! Check out these diverse national parks in the USA to saddle up. ...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Working Cattle Ranch for Families with Kids Age Seventeen Plus

This Colorado cattle ranch is a top pick for families with children ages seventeen and over, regardless of their horse background!  by Kristin Shawd As your kids grow into adulthood (17 to early 20s) their individual interests begin to branch off into new and different directions. As...

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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...

Dude Ranch Blog

Unplugged Ranch Vacations- 5 Ways to do it at Colorado Dude Ranches

One of the newest requests for many travelers is a place where they can unplug and have a technology free vacation. This is especially requested by parents, who want their kids to enjoy nature, immerse themselves in new experiences and enjoy actually talking with other people and family members. O...

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How Much Do Ranch Horses Eat? A Lot!

Think your family eats a lot? Learn about how much the ranching family at Drowsy Water Ranch in Colorado consumes... horses included! by Gretta Fosha The time of year for feasts is here! At Drowsy Water Ranch, this feasting business is nothing unusual. Sure, we make sure our guests are we...

Dude Ranch Blog

4 Great Working Ranch Vacations

Want a ranch vacation at an authentic working ranch? Check out these diverse picks where you can join cattle drives, enjoy team penning, round-ups and more across the USA. by Darley Newman If you've always wanted to experience life as a cowboy or cowgirl, saddle up at one of these wor...

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Meet Your Host- Tarryall River Ranch

Meet Paula and Colton G. of Tarryall River Ranch in Colorado, where you'll get a western experience that you won’t soon forget. Paulta and Colton have been in the Dude Ranch Industry for a while and know that what makes Tarryall River Ranch so special is it’s excellent horse prog...