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A Horseback Riding Vacation at Five Brooks Ranch, Olema, California

It was a cold December morning in Marin County as I pulled on my long johns, jeans and winter riding boots for a day of horseback riding. Not ideal horseback riding conditions, to be sure, but a day of riding is better than no riding at all. I was on assignment for Diablo magazine to […]

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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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Black Stallion Winery – Napa Valley Horse Vacation

You won’t be able to take a horseback riding vacation in Napa, but I can tell you how to bring a horse gift package to you or your horse-crazy loved one. I was recently in the Napa Valley for a wine country visit. While the Black Stallion Winery once housed the Silverado Horseman’s Center, the property has

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A Horseback Riding Vacation at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, Loveland, CO

I’m a sucker for stunning photography. I could spend hours clicking through Flickr photo streams and Facebook fan pages. Yes, I’m one of those folks who truly does enjoy looking at your horseback riding vacation photos. It is because of this time-draining habit that I came across the Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch via Twitter. While I’ve never

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Princeville Ranch – A Horseback Riding Vacation in Kauai, Hawaii

I’m surrounded by lush green grass, fruit trees, wild boar, cows and miles of endless horseback riding trails; a waterfall cascades in the distance. Where am I? I’m on a horseback riding vacation in paradise, otherwise known as Princeville Ranch, one of the oldest working cattle ranches in Hawaii. It is leased and operated by

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