Articles Tagged 'Montana'

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Experience the Magic of The Event at Rebecca Farm This Summer

Every summer in Kalispell, Montana—nestled just 30 miles from famed Glacier National Park—the sport of eventing brings together people from the local community and across the nation to experience The Event at Rebecca Farm. One of the largest equestrian triathlons in the United States...

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Ten Ranch Vacations for Cowgirls

Gather up your female friends and family for these ladies-only ranch getaways. By Karen Braschayko Whether lifelong best friends, sisters or recently bonded coworkers, sharing a love of horses and a desire to retreat in nature is fertile ground for a great cowgirl getaway. These vacations are ...

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Six Guest Ranches with Photography Workshops in 2017

Enlarge your photography skills with beautiful horses, diverse natural settings and expert coaches by combining a dude ranch stay with a unique photography retreat. By Karen Braschayko When it comes to vacations, personal wishes fall on a spectrum. Where some want a pool chaise with a beautifu...

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...

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Equestrian Skijoring

Love riding? Love skiing? Skijoring may be for you! Learn more about this daring and competitive sport popping up around the U.S. and abroad. by Jocelyn Pierce It was only a matter of time before cowboys in snowy mountain towns grew bored in the off-season and wondered what might happen when y...

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What to Expect on a Fall Horseback Ride in Montana

Frosty mornings, blue skies, elk bugling, maybe even a few snowflakes; these are all things you might experience while riding horses in the Montana backcountry in autumn. by Mary Uravich, a wrangler at Lone Mountain Ranch September and October have some of the best riding weather of the y...

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Ranches & Riding Vacations for Appaloosa Horse Lovers

Looking for a photo-worthy riding opportunity? Saddle up on a colorful and unique Appaloosa horse at these riding vacation destinations. by Darley Newman Striking, intelligent, independent and colorful are all words to describe Appaloosa horses. Bred originally by the Nez Perce Indians, y...

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Scenes from Montana Brandings at The Ranch at Rock Creek

Learn about branding cattle in Montana from The Ranch at Rock Creek, a historic guest ranch where luxury meets the authentic “True West." Beyond the necessary business aspects of marking cattle, brandings are big springtime social events in Montana’s ranch country. The valley snow ha...

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Carriage Driving Vacations & Clinics in the USA

Great places to take a carriage driving vacation in the USA. These equestrian learning holidays help beginners and advanced alike, including those looking to excel in Combined Driving Events. by Darley Newman Always wanted to drive a horse-drawn carriage? Want to spend time with horses, but no...

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Horse Ride Teddy Roosevelt’s Trails in the American West

Explore the lands, ride the trails and gaze on same vistas President Theodore Roosevelt did as he fought to preserve the American West. By Karen Braschayko We know him as Teddy, though he greatly disliked the nickname, and he’s the reason the term “teddy bear” entered our c...