Articles Tagged 'Working Ranches'

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Play Cowboy on this Century Old Working Cattle Ranch in New Mexico

78,000 acres of wild high country, 3000 head of yearling steers and just four guests! Can you handle playing cowboy here? Learn about N Bar Ranch in New Mexico and get swept away with these dreamy Western photos. by Darley Newman If you want a working ranch vacation where you can really get in...

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Rowse’s 1+1 Ranch Working Ranch Vacations

We put a lot of work into our horses to ensure your authentic western cowboy vacation and horse back riding holiday are as pleasurable as possible. ––Rowse’s 1+1 Ranch by Jocelyn Pierce Rowse's 1+1 Ranch, located in Burwell, Nebraska is on 7,000 acres in the heart of the ...

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McGarry Ranches, LLC- Idaho Working Ranch Vacations

People come from all over the world to live the life of the American Cowboy. This is a great place for quality time with anyone that is special to you.––McGarry Ranches, LLC by Jocelyn Pierce Theron McGarry oversees the daily cattle operations at McGarry Ranches, LLC, a fourth gene...

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Klondike Ranch- Wyoming Working Ranch Vacations

 If you like trail riding, you will love riding for a purpose.- Klondike Ranch Klondike Ranch runs 650 cow-calf pairs in the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming and is close to many historical sites of the frontier era. Guests can reserve their minimum one-week stay between June 1st and Octob...

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Doublerafter Cattle Drives Working Ranch Vacations

“We are a one-of-a-kind cattle drive. We don't have guest cabins or other dude luxuries. We move our camp with the herd, sleep in tents, cook over the hot coals, and we do not ride nose to tail”–– Doublerafter Cattle Drives by Jocelyn Pierce Doublerafter Cattle...

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Working Ranch Vacations: What to Expect

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a real cowboy or cowgirl? Consider taking a working ranch vacation.  by Jocelyn Pierce Learn about what modern day cowboys face on a daily basis by taking a working ranch vacation. Long days of hard work in scenic countryside will expose travelers to...

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HorseWorks Wyoming- Cowboy Nate’s 92nd Birthday

What do you do for a 92 year old cowboy on his birthday? Throw a party on his working ranch. You're invited! We had to post something to let you know about a fun, upcoming event at HorseWorks Wyoming, a real working ranch that invites travelers to have authentic ranch vacations. Owner and lo...

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Wyoming Cowboy Horse Poem

Enjoy a cowboy poem about overcoming getting older after 92 years in the saddle from a Wyoming cowboy who's still riding! Nate Brown is a horseman, poet, riding guide, rancher, and co-author of a children's book entitled Roll On, Little Dogies. Still today, at the age of 92, Nate le...

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Ups and Downs of Ranching Dreams

Who hasn’t fantasized about riding off into the sunset on your own horse through beautiful Western terrain that is all yours for as far as the eye can see? by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. Yet running a ranch is a 24/7 existence with a lot of hard work and sa...

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What is Western horse riding? - Travel Tips

Taking a dude ranch vacation? Learn about Western riding and hear a beginner's take on what it's like to ride Western style. by Darley Newman Many people who are new to horseback riding wonder about differences between English and Western riding. In our Equitrekking Great American...