Articles Tagged 'Ranch Vacation'

Darley’s Travel Blog

Marriott Ranch Horseback Riding with Longhorns

Saddle up at a historic Western style ranch on the East Coast by Darley Newman Rolling grasslands stretch as far as the eye can see. Longhorn cattle graze in flower-filled meadows, and rugged cowboys ride miles of trails. Though this may sound like the American West, it actually lies fewer tha...

Dude Ranch Blog

Roping: The Sport of Cowboys

Home Ranch guests and employees alike often spend their free time learning to rope, which has quickly caught on as the ranch's sport of choice. By Molly Murphy  On quiet afternoons around the barn at The Home Ranch, a guest ranch located in Clark, Colorado, the unmistakable swoos...

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Tanque Verde Ranch Chuckwagon Breakfast Ride

A horseback ride at an Arizona dude ranch makes a chuckwagon breakfast even yummier. by Darley Newman, as published in her Trail Rider column in True West magazine. Tanque Verde Ranch’s history of bandits and cattlemen, mixed with Apache warriors, Spanish explorers and gold prospectors, ...

Dude Ranch Blog

Fly-Fishing Ranch Vacations

Three great places where you can combine fly fishing with horse riding on a dude ranch vacation. by Darley Newman In addition to horseback riding, a favorite American outdoor pastime is fishing. According to some estimates, approximately 40 million people are considered "anglers". In recent ye...

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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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Charlevoix Horse Riding Quebec Travel Video

Watch a travel video of riding Haflinger horses during autumn at Ranch du Fjord in Charlevoix, Quebec. by Darley Newman View the changing leaves horseback riding horses at Ranch du Fjord, located a few hours from Quebec City and Montreal in the Charlevoix region of Quebec in this Equitrekking ...

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Meet Your Host - Southern Cross Guest Ranch

Journey to Central Georgia to experience life on a horse farm at Southern Cross Guest Ranch. Southern Cross Guest Ranch is a horse-lover's destination that you can visit year-round, but March to June each year, when over two dozen foals are born at the ranch, is a special time to visit. In...

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YQA - USA Western Equestrian Style

Fit in with the locals when you travel and horseback ride by checking out these Western equestrian styles. by Darley Newman You may not see these on the runways, but these are the Western riding clothes folks are really wearing horse riding around the USA. Check out these U.S. Western styles...

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Meet Your Host - Double Rafter Cattle Drives

“Compared to us, City Slickers is a pony ride." -- Dana Kerns. Arriving by covered wagon from Missouri in 1887, the Kerns family has a long tradition of raising cattle in Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains.  Dana and Alice Kerns, who own and run Doublerafter Cattle Drives, share ...

Equestrian Travel Articles

A Cowgirl in South Dakota- Equine Career on a Working Ranch

A modern cowgirl finds a new life with an equine career at a working ranch in South Dakota by Darley Newman Jenn Zeller, otherwise known online as The South Dakota Cowgirl, was rodeoing, riding and training horses in Texas when she got a job offer to train and start Quarter horse colts at The ...