Equitrekking Vacation Guide, Great Dude Ranches, Guest Ranches, Cattle Drives and Riding Vacations

Alaska

Alaska

Alaska horseback riding in an area of Seward on the Kenai Peninsula that is only accessible by horseback. Come ride with Bardy's Trail Rides on the shores of Resurrection Bay.

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Alberta

Alberta

For the last 48 years, Banff Trail Riders has offered Banff horseback riding and trail rides in the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, including packtrips with camping or backcounty

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Alberta

More than 30 years of leading guests on mountain horseback riding, dude ranch and stagecoach adventures into the majestic Canadian Rockies, bordering Banff National Park.

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Alberta

Six day luxury trail rides in the National Parks of the spectacular Canadian Rockies.

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Arizona

Arizona

Ride year round in Saguaro-studded deserts, tall pine forests, or open mountain meadows. Come experience the beauty and history of the Old West with an Arizona dude ranch vacation!

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Arizona

Circle Z is a historic guest ranch in scenic Southern Arizona, offering phenomenal horseback riding on well trained horses over hundreds of miles of trails.

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Arizona

Friendly horses, friendly people, beautiful country – Elkhorn Ranch, a traditional winter season guest ranch owned and operated by the Miller family since 1946.

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Arizona/ Mexico

Rancho Los Baños is a 30,000 acre adventure guest ranch, nestled in the high Sonoran desert, offering a unique, diverse and pristine wilderness that is vast, remote, rugged and scenic, with a wide range of adventures to chose from, including world-class horseback riding and hiking.

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Arizona

Arizona guest ranch with great rates, wonderful family atmosphere, weather and horseback riding.

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Tucson, Arizona

Located on 640 acres of Sonora Desert with a backdrop against Saguaro National Park and Coronado National Forest, Tanque Verde Ranch provides an authentic Western experience to all their guests.

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Arizona

Traditional dude ranch in Tucson, Arizona carefully blended with the service and amenities of a fine resort. The True family welcomes you to the ranch that has been their home for 50 years.

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British Columbia

British Columbia, Canada

Small, family run guest lodge, specializing in relaxation and horseback adventures within the beautiful natural wilderness of the Chilcotin area BC.

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Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada

Adventure horseback riding on the Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail, as well as ranch stays with cattle drives, boating and more on our British Columbia guest ranch.

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British Columbia, Canada

Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort is an exclusive, intimate hideaway where horses, nature, and luxury entwine in the wilds, for a journey beyond the ordinary!

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British Columbia

A Canadian Wilderness Lodge catering to people with a love of the outdoors, a sense of adventure, and a specific passion that they love, riding, fly fishing, photography, or just nature in general.  

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California

California

Marble Mountain Ranch is California’s singular “saddle-paddle” vacation, mixing horseback trail rides, arena riding, white water rafting, fishing, and shooting sports.

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California

150 years of California history is alive and well at this famous cattle and guest ranch which offers cozy cabin lodging, delicious home cooked meals, mountain and meadow trail rides, barbecues, hay wagon rides, trout fishing, hiking, and a wonderful children's program...fun for all ages!

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California

Customized wilderness trail rides on endurance horses through the majestic Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles, California. The hidden away ranch entertains a variety of adventurous rides. You can choose from the exiting 2 hour ranch ride, day rides through a 5 day riding vacation. Explore each day a new scenic trail.

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California

Located in Santa Barbara Wine Country, California’s premier guest ranch resort with 73 accommodations, golf, horseback riding, spa, fishing and tennis.

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Colorado

Colorado

Horseback riding adventures for the entire family, from one hour to four days, in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado a half hour from Vail and around 2 hours from Denver. 

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Granby, Colorado

The perfect family, corporate, and wedding desitnation, we have something for everyone: muli-level trail rides (from instructional to lope), a full kids program, Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lessons on the stocked pond, or on the 2 mi. of private stream, a full service spa, and 5-star, gourmet meals, to name just a few- stay 3 nights or a full 7.

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Colorado

Bring the whole family to ride horses and enjoy a summer camp experience in August at Cheley Colorado Camps.

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Colorado

Authentic guest ranch located in Livermore, Colorado surrounded by the beautiful Rocky Mountains. The ranch offers incredible horseback riding, fly fishing, art classes, mountain biking and more.

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Colorado

Colorado Cattle is an adult only (18+), real working cattle ranch with the amenities of a five star resort.

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Dude and Guest Ranches in Colorado

28 Colorado Guest Ranches offer 3-7 night ALL INCLUSIVE vacation packages. Explore the beautiful Rocky Mountains as they were meant to be seen: on horseback!

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Colorado

Full program Colorado dude ranch with horseback riding, fly-fishing, shooting sports, children’s program, rafting, hiking, swimming, evening programs, delicious, home-cooked meals, cozy cabins and the friendliest staff around.

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Colorado

For over 85 years Drowsy Water Ranch, nestled in its own private mountain valley, has been providing folks and families from around the world with authentic Western vacations.

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Colorado

High and remote in the San Isabel National Forest with off-the-beaten path charm. Weekly package for 30 pampered guests. Unique for spectacular scenery, quality horses, variety of activities & superb menu. Here you will savor hospitality second to none - warm, friendly and sincere.

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Colorado

The Home Ranch, located 18 miles north of the lively Western town of Steamboat Springs, CO in the stunning Elk River Valley, is the only Relais & Chateaux dude ranch in Colorado, as well as an Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lodge, and offers equestrian travelers an all-inclusive, gourmet getaway to “One Of The 1,000 Places To See Before You Die.”

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Colorado

Superb alpine riding and fishing in the southern Colorado Rockies along with huge historic lodge, teen and children’s programs, trapshooting/archery, spectacular scenery and warm western hospitality to create memories that last a lifetime.

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Colorado

Authentic Guest Ranch in Colorado, offering fly fishing, horseback riding, skeet shooting, a kids program and more.

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Colorado

Sylvan Dale Ranch is a 3200 acre horse and cattle ranch in the Rocky mountain foothills making memories for folks of all ages since 1946.

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Colorado and Utah

Wilderness Adventures on Horseback in Colorado and Utah in the backcountry of the San Juan Mountains as well as Utah Canyon Lands.

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Colorado

Tarryall River Ranch is a true Colorado dude ranch and bed and breakfast offering fun and adventure in the West! 

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Colorado

Vista Verde is a luxury ranch in Steamboat Springs, Colorado offering a variety of activities in addition to an in-depth riding program.

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Florida

Florida

Rafter P is a unique horse training and riding ranch outside of Orlando, Florida offering riding vacations, horsemanship lessons, horseback riding, yoga and more. 

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Georgia

Georgia

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia, Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa is a premiere destination offering an abundance of outdoor activities, wildlife, and sporting diversities.

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Madison, GA

Premier year-round family-owned guest ranch & horse farm conveniently nestled in Central Georgia's Historic Heartland featuring over 200 horses and both guided and unguided riding.  

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Idaho

Sandpoint, Idaho

Enjoy all the amenities of a year-round, full service guest ranch and experience the pride of 60 years of ranching and the heritage of five generations.

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Kansas

Kansas

A working longhorn cattle ranch located just 45 miles from historic Dodge City, Kansas. Enjoy cattle drives, learning to rope a calf, barrel race, or even branding longhorns.

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Montana

Montana

Ultimate horseback adventures into Montana’s spectacular Bob Marshall Wilderness.


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Montana

Wilderness horse pack trips in Montana’s spectacular Bob Marshall Wilderness between Glacier National Park and Yellowstone.

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Montana

Flathead Lake Lodge is the perfect setting for multigenerational family vacations.

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Montana

The year-round Bar W Guest Ranch on Spencer Lake in Whitefish, Montana has it all - great accommodations, friendly staff, wonderful horses, and scrumptious food.

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Montana

Montana wilderness horseback trips through the Scapegoat and Bob Marshall Wilderness areas, including the Continental Divide Pack Trip, Meadow Creek and tailored journeys.

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Montana

Since 1929, this Montana ranch resort has been welcoming guests for horseback riding in Paradise Valley, Children’s Program, Sporting Clays, Yellowstone Tours, Rock Climbing and more.

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Montana

Family ranch that loves their horses and enjoys sharing them with guests of all riding abilities and desires, from remarkable trail rides, horses and cattle, to pleasure and experience in Parelli Natural Horsemanship. 

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Montana

The Ranch at Rock Creek is a luxury destination guest ranch that brings together upscale amenities, limitless outdoor activities and distinctive accommodations while providing an authentic “True West” lifestyle without sacrificing true comfort.

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Greenough, Montana

Premier Montana luxury ranch resort. Horse ride the land where Lewis & Clark once trod, fly fish in sparkling waters, enjoy world-class cuisine and wine, or relax in a the ranch spa. 

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New Mexico

New Mexico

Double E Ranch is a working cattle/guest ranch located in the southwest corner of the Gila National Forest in New Mexico.

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New Mexico

Day to week-long horseback riding vacation adventures in the wilds of New Mexico outside of Albuquerque.

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New Mexico

New Mexico Guest Ranch located in the mountains of the breathtaking Gila National Forest, offering horseback riding, history, warm hospitality, delicious meals, and incredible scenery!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico

See New Mexico on Horseback! There is no better way for the horse lover than to experience the world than from the back of a horse. See a once in a lifetime group of wild horses roaming at will or learn how to photograph your favorite animals as you ride across New Mexico, the land of enchantment.

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New York

Jamesville, New York

A family oriented guest ranch now in its 26th year of operation, this Upper State New York Ranch offers western vacations you will be sure to remember.

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Ontario

Ontario

Horseback riding ranch vacations, campground and Canada’s best whitewater rafting resort one hour West of Ottawa, Ontario.

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Oregon

Oregon

English riding holiday in the beautiful Oregon wine country, coastal mountains and Oregon Coast. Ride on the beach on these six-day small group horseback vacations.

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Texas

Texas

The Texas horseback vacation catering to those who dream of saddling up on a horse and riding away from it all. Extra care is taken to pair horse and rider for your time together in the Davis Mountains of far West Texas. Let Texas Horseback Adventures be part of that discovery as you make miles of memories.

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Utah

Torrey, Utah

Utah riding vacations in Capitol Reef National Park and Utah Canyonlands with longtime backcountry outfitter featured on Equitrekking. Camping trails rides or inn-to-inn vacations.

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Colorado and Utah

Wilderness Adventures on Horseback in Colorado and Utah in the backcountry of the San Juan Mountains as well as Utah Canyon Lands.

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Vermont

Vermont

Riding vacation at Vermont mountain resort. Beginners or experienced riders enjoy trail rides, lessons in English or Western, cross country jumping, dressage.

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Vermont

Enjoy comfortable Vermont country inn accommodations as you trek through the picturesque Mad River Valley of Vermont on strong Icelandic horses on this Vermont riding vacation. 

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Virginia

Virginia

A taste of Europe in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia offering classical dressage vacations and trails.

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Virginia

Virginia horseback riding vacations, trail rides, cattle drives and Western Vacation Packages at Marriott Ranch in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia Hunt Country, just 50 miles from Washington, D.C.

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Virginia

Salamander Resort & Spa brings elegant luxury as a premier equestrian resort in the Virginia wine country, just 40 miles from Washington, D.C. in Middleburg.

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Virginia

Virginia year-round guest ranch providing a variety of quality horses for all inclusive horseback riding vacation packages and day trail riding excursions.

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Wyoming

Wyoming

Wilderness pack trips from a backcountry camp located next to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

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Little Sandy River, Wyoming, USA

Horseback Adventure Vacations with Mike & Bobbi Wade, lifetime Wyoming outfitters. No Fences & No “Nose to Tail”!

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Wyoming

Welcome to the CM Ranch, our gorgeous home and historic dude ranch, specializing in summer vacations since 1927. This is one of the oldest dude ranches in the country and is located in a secluded valley in the Wind River Mountain Range in Dubois.

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Wyoming

This authentic cattle drive is high adventure in some of the most gorgeous country in the world. As you take part in trailing our herd of cattle to our summer grass and then back home, you will be awe struck all week as you learn the ins and outs of being a cowboy, leaving with an appreciation of the cowboy as it is truly a fast disappearing art.

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Representing the top 100 ranches in 12 western states & 2 Canadian Provinces

The only inspected and accredited Dude Ranches in North America; The Best of the Best.

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Wyoming

Located 18 miles west of Sheridan, Eatons' Ranch is a dude and cattle ranch that has offered the western dude ranch experience for over 130 years from the magnificent, pine-covered eastern slopes of the Bighorn Mountains.

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Wyoming

Enjoy a premier guest ranch providing western luxury and relaxed hospitality in the spectacular setting of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This authentic dude ranch offers horseback riding in the Gros Ventre Wilderness and mountains, Teton National Forest and Bridger Teton Park, private fly fishing, hiking and more!

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Wyoming

Traditional Wyoming Dude Ranch with legendary riding, great food, quality cabins, blue ribbon fly fishing and terrific kid’s program.

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Wyoming

The T Cross Ranch offers family dude ranch vacations by the Western town of Dubois two hours east of Jackson Hole. Inside the Shoshone National Forest, surrounded by an untouched country of pine forests and open meadows, trout-rich streams and small lakes—scenically magnificent and only accessible by horseback.

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Wyoming

This upscale Wyoming working cattle ranch vacation is at one of the bigger and older ranches in the area. With over 300,000 acres of land, it offers a diversity of terrain for exceptional horseback riding vacations while striving for excellence in hospitality, lodging, and culinary pampering.

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Wyoming

Small Scale Riding Guest Ranch experience exclusively dedicated to Natural Horsemanship, Communication and Riding clinics, limited to four participants weekly, led by Parelli 3-Star Clinician Farrah Green.

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Wyoming

Family-friendly Wyoming dude ranch offering diverse activities for all ages, including horseback riding, cattle work, fishing, hiking and area sightseeing.

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Wyoming

The Wyoming Dude Ranchers’ Association represents the best dude ranches in Wyoming!

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Asia

Mongolia

Stone Horse Expeditions and Travel provides unique horse riding vacations to adventure seeking souls through the cultural and ancient wilderness landscapes of Mongolia.

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Caribbean

Costa Rica

Find your Zen through Yoga and Horses in the Caribbean jungle of Costa Rica on a horseback riding vacation.
 

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Central America

Costa Rica

Find your Zen through Yoga and Horses in the Caribbean jungle of Costa Rica on a horseback riding vacation.
 

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Costa Rica

"Kindred Spirits” offers unique Costa Rica horseback riding vacations combining comfort in elegant lodgings and wild adventurous treks through rainforests, untouched Caribbean beaches and the spectacular volcano of Lake Arenal.

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Mexico

Mexico

Horse riding in Mexico! Unique Rides, Cultural Outings, Colorful Markets and Great Hospitality in the Mexican Highlands. The thing that sets Rancho Las Cascadas apart from all other ranch holidays is the versatility of the riding experiences offered to all levels of rider combined with luxury and outstanding natural beauty.

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Arizona/ Mexico

Rancho Los Baños is a 30,000 acre adventure guest ranch, nestled in the high Sonoran desert, offering a unique, diverse and pristine wilderness that is vast, remote, rugged and scenic, with a wide range of adventures to chose from, including world-class horseback riding and hiking.

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