The Benefits of Therapeutic Horseback Riding

When you partner with a 1,000-pound horse, you gain incredible confidence to feel empowered in facing the challenges of your own life. Therapeutic horseback riding promotes horses as stewards to help broad populations of individuals with emotional, physical and/or cognitive challenges progress in ...

Cattle Drives, Cowgirl Up and More at Bar W Guest Ranch in Montana

If your idea of a satisfying ranch vacation includes driving cattle across vast expanses in the American West, playing cowgirl with your girlfriends or learning new skills related to riding, painting, photography, yoga or something else, you are not alone. According to the annual travel industry f...

Ranch Vacation Tips: Dude Ranch versus Guest Ranch

What is a dude ranch? Why do you call it a dude ranch? How do you define a dude ranch? Is it dude ranch or guest ranch? Well, let Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch answer that for you! by Kelly Burns First, let us tell you a little about the history of ranch vacations. In the late 1800s, rancher...

The Best State Parks in Arkansas for Equestrians

From rolling hills and highlands to beautiful forests and mountain ranges, Arkansas offers equestrians a variety of terrain that is ideal for horseback riding. Also, its state parks embrace equestrians and provide riders with access to incredible horseback riding experiences. Read on to learn more a...

Horses Are Good Medicine in British Columbia

Leadership coach and horse lover Hillary Schneider shares how horses help her and others and serve as very good medicine. Ever since I was a little girl I have found that something was special about horses. I felt myself with them. In a world that can sometimes feel harsh and judgmental, ho...

Five Reasons to Visit Montana’s Bar W Guest Ranch This Summer

From one of America’s premiere national parks to charming Whitefish to kid-friendly fun, there are lots of reasons to head to the Bar W Guest Ranch for a Montana dude ranch vacation this summer. Here are five of the top reasons to go West, saddle up and be ready for adventure. ...

Three of the Best Tennessee State Parks for Horseback Riding

The state of Tennessee is home to over fifty beautiful state parks and an abundance of scenic Appalachian terrain that is perfect for trail riding. Many of the state parks offer public equestrian trails and even guided trail horse rentals for visitors to enjoy. Here is a brief roundup of three of ...

Dream Jobs: Professional Polo Player Sunny Hale

Sunny Hale has conquered her goals and inspired many fans with her equestrian career. by Karen Braschayko From winning titles to developing tournaments, Sunny Hale has become a passionate ambassador for the players and horses of polo. Her life of adventure and travel began young, and she has...