Articles Tagged 'Ranch Vacation'

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Meet Your Host- Vista Verde Guest Ranch

Meet Ben Martin, who manages Colorado's Vista Verde Ranch, a luxury resort ranch 25 miles North of Steamboat Springs, Colorado with an emphasis on quality horse riding experiences.  "It is gratifying to hear our guests connecting through shared experiences," said Ben. "I don’t t...

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Meet Your Host- Tod Mountain Ranch, British Columbia

Ever wanted to know what it's like to own and run a guest ranch? Find out from Tracey O'Connell, a Dublin, Ireland native who after globe trotting on equestrian vacations, decided to settle down with a ranch of her own. "I've been called crazy and brave, and my venture dismissed a...

Darley’s Travel Blog

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...

Darley’s Travel Blog

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 ...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Cowgirl 101 in Apache Country

By Equitrekking host Darley Newman as published in her column in True West magazine I rode a Mexican Mustang named Pancho through areas that would have felt downright claustrophobic during the days of Apache reign. While astride Pancho in southwestern New Mexico beside the Gila National Fores...

Darley’s Travel Blog

Wyoming- UXU Ranch Spectacular Ride

by Darley Newman Today I rode Tiny, a Paint Horse, at UXU Ranch, a dude ranch in Wapiti, Wyoming, which is 22 miles outside of Cody. The area is reported to have been called the most scenic 52 miles in America by Teddy Roosevelt. As Tiny and I climbed to the top of a point to take in the sn...