Articles Tagged 'Dude Ranch'

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Hunewill Ranch Vacation & Cattle Drives in California

A rider vacations at a family-owned, Western ranch just east of Yosemite National Park, enjoying Gold Rush history and cattle drives. by Dorina Lindberg Bridgeport Valley lies below the slope of the highway like a green carpet, a contrast against the dun-colored rock hills and sagebrush. Hunew...

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Meet Your Host- C Lazy U Ranch

C Lazy U Ranch is a luxury guest ranch located in Granby, Colorado, less than two hours from Denver, that's been welcoming guests since 1919. Brady Johnson, C Lazy U's Director of Sales and Marketing, visits with Equitrekking in this Meet Your Host to shed light on what makes C Lazy U Ranc...

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Dude Ranch Vacations for the Holidays

Combine horse riding with Western traditions at these five historic ranches. by Darley Newman, as published in her column in True West magazine Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you need to put away your riding boots. Saddling up during the celebratory season is a great way t...

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Dude Ranch Military Discount

Three great dude ranches offering military discounts! by Darley Newman Many dude ranches, guest ranches and vacation destinations offer military discounts. In honor of Veterans Day, we've highlighted three great dude ranches that offer military discounts. Giddy-up! Bar W Guest Ranch in M...

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Meet Your Host - Lazy L&B Ranch

A family-owned dude ranch in an area where historic figures like mountain man Jim Bridger and Buffalo Bill once trekked, Lazy L&B Ranch is located in a part of America's West where you may feel like you're stepping back in time.     Meet Lee Naylon, who purchased the ranch...

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The Original Dudes- Dude Ranch History Video

Learn about the original "dudes," early 1900's dude ranch guests In this dude ranch history video clip from the Emmy winning Equitrekking TV show, ranchers describe Jackson Hole's Bear Paw Ranch where the Roosevelts, Rockefellers, DuPonts and other famous names of the time vacationed. ...

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Meet Your Host- The Spur Alliance

The Spur Alliance is a group of ten unique dude ranches that have been sharing the western lifestyle with guests from around the world for over a combined 500 years in the ranch industry. Started by Tyler Beckley, a third generation cattle and guest rancher whose family owns Three Bars Guest ...

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Great American Ranches TV Special

Join us on a journey to America's dude and guest ranches in this Equitrekking special, "Great American Ranches." We filmed this special, high definition episode at ranches in Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Quebec, Texas, Maui and the Big Island, exploring how their geography and history influence...

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Great American Ranches Preview

I just returned from speaking at Equine Affaire, where I was able to meet many people from across the country and world and hear about their experiences horseback riding in exotic locales and close to home. So many people shared fond memories of riding at ranches when they were kids, something ...

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Arizona- Tanque Verde Ranch

In September, my husband and I spent eight days and seven nights at, in my opinion, the best dude ranch in the Southwest, Tanque Verde Ranch. If you go once, you will end up coming back again. By Kathleen Madonia We arrived at the ranch at the end of lunch, but the gentleman that picked us up...