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5 Places to Go on a Cattle Drive

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] If you are of a certain age, like me, you’ll remember the movie City Slickers starring Billy Crystal & Jack Palance. This comedy is about an unhappy Manhattan yuppie who is …

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Los Cedros USA, horses, stable, Scottsdale, Arizona

Los Cedros: Scottsdale Horse Heaven

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”]   These hotel guests are fed three times a day. Their blankets are removed from their bodies in the morning and put back on them at night. They have a swimming …

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MacDonald's Ranch, Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale Horseback Riding MacDonalds Ranch

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Old MacDonald had a ranch, e-i-e-i-o. And on that ranch he had a farm…and so the story goes. MacDonald’s Ranch, in addition to pony rides, trail rides, train rides and gold …

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"Rocco Wachman", Scottsdale, "Arizona Cowboy College"

California Cowgirl in Arizona

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Arizona Cowboy College is the equivalent of sleep away camp for adults who want to play in the desert. No, this isn’t Burning Man. Instead, city slickers hoping to escape their …

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"water Mark" equine sculpture

Scottsdale, Arizona Celebrates Horse Art

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”]   A reporter for a local newspaper asked me what my most treasured art possession was. That question was posed to me almost thirty years ago, yet my answer would be …

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Red Reflet Ranch, snow

5 Luxury Riding Holidays

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Everyone seems to have a bucket list of things they must see and do at least once in their life. Many of these things to do before I die lists involve …

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Luxury Dude Ranch Vacation at Rancho de los Caballeros, Arizona

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Family first at Ranch de los Caballeros “I grew up coming here every Thanksgiving holiday,” says 49 year old Ande Torgerson McCally of Washington D. C. “My grandmother and grandfather came …

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Horseback Riding Vacation with Arizona Dude Ranch Association

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”]   City Slickers take an Arizona Dude Ranch horseback riding vacation It’s been 20 years since Billy Crystal’s City Slickers hit the big screen and with the new film Rango, featuring …

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A Horseback Riding Vacation at Kay El Bar Ranch, Wickenburg, Arizona

  Forget skiing and snowboarding in the winter. My vote is for a horseback riding vacation in Wickenburg, Arizona. We’d had snow on Mt. Diablo where I live in Northern California and that’s rare. Like the snow birds that flock to the desert every winter, I grabbed a riding partner for a girlfriend getaway weekend …

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