Horse Ranches & Equestrian Centers

Rancho de los Caballeros lobby with high beamed wood ceiling, Wood fireplace on right. Western saddle on display on the left and right of a wooden table on display, listing daily activities. Brown leather soft is behind wood table. Four floor lamps are on the area rug covering the natural flagstone tile floor.

Luxury Dude Ranch Vacation at Rancho de los Caballeros, Arizona

Are you interested in a luxury dude ranch vacation at Rancho de los Caballeros in Arizona? I’ve visited more than one guest ranch in the Sonoran desert. What sets Rancho de los Caballeros apart from other dude ranches? The family-owned historic Arizona ranch was founded in 1948 and is known for their Southwest hospitality. Of […]

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Canvas covered wagon on the grounds of Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. The canvas wagon cover bears the logo Tanque Verde Ranch, established 1868, with a trio of 3 saguaro cactus on the beige fabric. An evening sunset lights up the sky with clouds of pink and grey. Two scraggly trees flank the wagon with the stables building partially blocked, behind the antique chuck wagon.

Tanque Verde Ranch Review in Tucson, Arizona

Are you interested in a dude ranch vacation in Tucson, Arizona? While there are plenty of guest ranches in Arizona, Tanque Verde Ranch is both easily accessible and a step back in time. Why trust my Tanque Verde Ranch review? I’m an equestrian travel expert. I’ve ridden at this Tucson, Arizona guest ranch and I

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Six horseback riders ride into the forest in single file outside of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Horseback riding near Gothenburg, Sweden

Are you wanting to go horseback riding near Gothenburg, Sweden? If you travel to Varmland County, Sweden, outside of Gothenburg, you’ll discover Our Little Farm in Ekshärad, Sweden. Horse riding near Gothenburg, Sweden The family-owned Our Little Farm is actually over four hours, by car, from Gothenburg, Sweden. However, if I wrote where to go

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Herd of horses are running into Black Butte Stables from Black Butte Ranch pasture. Snow-covered Mount Washington is in the distance in Sisters, Oregon.

Horseback Riding in Sisters, Oregon

Just outside of Bend, Oregon is the high desert city of Sisters. If you are looking to go horseback riding in Sisters, Oregon, you’ve come to the right place. Seven miles west of Sisters, Oregon sits Black Butte Stables. Experience the Oregon Cascades on horseback at Black Butte Ranch. Horseback riding in Sisters, Oregon While

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Cowboys and cowgirls practice social distancing on horseback during a trail ride scenic viewpoint in Napa, California.

A Guide to Horseback Riding Vacations while Social Distancing

  Bandanas and masks have always been associated with cowboys and spaghetti Western movies. Now, due to COVID-19, the western bandana, mask and social distancing practices will be a way of life for horseback riding vacations. Most of us are chomping at the bit to get back in the saddle. But what does this new

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Grand Teton Horseback Riding: Jackson Fork Ranch Review

It’s no wonder John Wayne spoke fondly of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The movie Big Trail was filmed in Jackson Hole back in 1929. It was the Hollywood cowboy’s first speaking role and his first time to ride a horse! I recently went on a Grand Teton horseback riding vacation at Jackson Fork Ranch and rode

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The Life of Miniature Donkeys at Tollen Farm, Oregon

A visit to Tollen Farm in Wilsonville, Oregon is a little like a visit to Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory for farm lovers. Though you won’t need a golden ticket to enter, you’ll enter the playful, whimsical world of miniature donkeys, gardens, and farmhouse decor. This 4-acre eco-friendly farm is just outside 3o minutes outside Portland

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