Articles Tagged 'Utah'

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Exploring Utah on Horseback with Almosta Ranch Horse Adventures

Equitrekking contributor Stacey Stearns shares her experience trail riding through scenic Utah with Almosta Ranch Horse Adventures.  There were 7,000 people at the Qualtrics Conference in Salt Lake City in March. That’s a lot of people in one place for someone who is used to wide open...

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Horseback Riding and Camping in Utah’s Canyonlands

Equitrekking Travel's Julie Snyder takes a riding vacation in Utah's Canyonlands and camps out under the stars at a deluxe basecamp. Looking for a great riding vacation in the U.S.? The Utah Canyonlands Riding Vacation may be the answer. The ride is in a breathtaking part of Utah, a...

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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...

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City Slicker Gives Highest Recommendation of Hondoo in Utah

If you have ever considered indulging your cowboy/cowgirl fantasy, then this is the way to do it! I just finished my 5 day trail ride with Hondoo Rivers & Trails, and was sorry to leave. by Tammy Botsford Well Managed; Well Prepared: Pat at Hondoo Rivers & Trails manages the business i...

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Utah- Antelope Island Horse Riding with Bison with Video

Herding bison on horseback! See how it's done on Antelope Island. by Darley Newman I rode with Ron Brown of R and G Horse and Wagon just outside of Salt Lake City on Antelope Island on the Great Salt Lake. Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake. It is also a st...

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On the Trail of the Anasazi—Zion, Utah

A rider explores the East Gate of Zion National Park with Zion Mountain Ranch. by Corinne Brown It's not everyday a horseback rider can guide her horse between two clusters of wild, shaggy buffalo, free-roaming on 600 acres. I found myself silent and holding my breath as our horses picked...

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Utah’s Antelope Island

 As a life-long East Coast gal, I relish the great open spaces of the American West, and as I cantered through fields of sagebrush on a well-trained Quarter Horse Thoroughbred Cross headed for a herd of bison on Antelope Island in Utah, I felt like a true cowgirl. Antelope Island, the la...

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Utah’s Capital Reef

by Darley Newman It’s amazing that on a ride in Utah of all places, I can be reminded of my home on the east coast. While sitting atop Sawdust, my eight-year-old buckskin mount for this trip, I starred at the towering white rock cliffs of Capitol Reef National Park, which look remarkab...

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Utah- Capitol Reef National Park

by Equitrekking host Darley Newman. Originally published Darley's column in True West magazine. Adventures in Utah's "Land of the Sleeping Rainbow." Once I heard that this was his first ride since being out to pasture all winter, I wasn’t exactly psyched to ride Sawdust. Sawdus...

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Utah- Herding Bison on Antelope Island

by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. If you get up close, especially when one decides to charge you on horseback, bison can be pretty scary beasts. They look prehistoric, with their gnarled, clumped fur hanging off in various places, like someone grabbed a random han...