Riding Vacations & Guest Ranches

Colorful Colorado

by Charlene Krone The morning air is crisp and clear. We're experiencing our own private heaven here at Transfer Horse Camp located near Mancos, Colorado. Read More


Guest Ranch Locator

Sound familiar? You're looking forward to riding in the wide-open spaces, the feeling of freedom, and fresh air on your face. Instead, you find yourself limited to routine, nose-to-tail rides. Top50Ranches.com feels your pain and offers a "no surprises" solution, with complete riding details for each of their ranches. Read More


Riding at Endless Valley Stables, Spring Green, Wisconsin

by Deb Carey Endless Valley Stables near Spring Green, Wisconsin is a well-managed stable with miles of trails. Read More


Trail Riding at Orchard Cove Stables, Townsend, Tennessee

by Harvey S. Bowling Orchard Cove Stables in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers 15 campsites with amenities, such as water, electricity, and a nearby bathhouse. Equine facilities include stalls and a covered riding arena. Read More


Ride the Sagebrush at Horseworks, Wyoming

by Charlene Krone Have you ever dreamed of living on a Wyoming horse ranch where you can stand on the front porch and see forever? Then head to Horseworks, Wyoming, for a truly authentic ranch experience. Read More


Trail Riding at Gotno Morgan Guest Ranch, Florence, Arizona

by Sarah Hebert We were headed for the Gotno Morgan Guest Ranch in Florence, Arizona, for a trail ride with our horses, approximately 65 miles northwest of Tucson and 68 miles southeast of Phoenix, on U.S. Highway 79. Turn east on the Florence-Kelvin Highway, drive six miles, turn north at Gotno Ranch Rd., then go one mile north and one-half mile west. Read More


True West Campground in Tennessee Trail Ride

by Sonnie Hardy The newly formed Single-Footing Horse Owners' & Breeders' Association held an organized trail ride at True West Campground in the beautiful Big South Fork of Tennessee. Read More


Trail Riding at Triangle C Ranch

by Charlene Krone Triangle C Ranch is located off Highway 26 at the base of Togwotee Pass, 20 miles west of Dubois, Wyoming. Read More


Trail Riding at SisterCreek Ranch, Sisterdale, Texas

Bring your horse and your sense of adventure to SisterCreek Ranch, where you can experience the splendor of nature and enjoy your horse all in one gorgeous setting. The ranch is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, 20 miles south of the tourist shopping mecca of Fredericksburg, nestled between Luckenbach and Sisterdale, 45 minutes north of San Antonio. Read More


Trail Riding at Smoke Rise Ranch, Glouster, Ohio

Last October, the Southwestern Ohio Spotted Saddle Horse Association participated in the Best of America by Horseback trail ride at Smoke Rise Ranch in Glouster, Ohio. Read More


Endless Valley Stables, Spring Green, Wisconsin

by Deb Carey Yes, this is 2010, and women are liberated. But if you’re a product of the 1950s/1960s and find yourself single after years of married life, the idea of taking off for the unknown with your Read More


Trail Riding at Blackwater-Spruce Ranch, Quesnel, British Columbia

by Ray Elliston In his books, author Richmond P. Hobson Jr. recounts the story of himself and fellow cowboy-adventurer, Panhandle Phillips. In 1934, they traveled from Wyoming to British Columbia in search of Read More


Trail Riding at Circle E Guest Ranch, Belvidere, Tennessee

Every year, my husband, Joe, and I look forward to an October trail ride to enjoy the spectacular beauty of fall foliage. Last year, we decided to meet friends at a new destination - Circle E Guest Read More


Circle H Guest Ranch

by Charlene Krone As we drove up to the old Hunewill Ranch House near Bridgeport, California, we passed a large rock on our right inscribed with the message "Welcome Home." This was our first inkling that the Circle Read More



January/February 2017

Our Current Issue,
January/February 2017:

  • Ultimate Peak-to-Desert Adventure

    In Prescott National Forest, you’ll ride through cool ponderosa forests, pinion and juniper woodlands, and desert grasslands. At night, you’ll camp in a horseman’s paradise.

  • Horse Owner’s Winter Notebook

    A roundup of seasonal tips, checklists, and guides — on health care, hoof care, hauling, nutrition, blanketing, and management — to help you keep your horse healthy and safe all winter long.

  • Spirit of the Black Hills

    The 11,000-acre Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, near Rapid City, South Dakota, is home to small herds of rare Spanish Mustangs. We take you on a tour of this windswept sanctuary.

Next Issue, March 2017:

Which Saddle is for You?

Find the right saddle for your riding needs with our expert trail-saddle shopping guide.

The Charms of Charma

Tucked between the southern foothills of the San Juan Mountains and western reaches of the Brazos Mountains, Chama is a natural magnet for avid trail riders.

Horse Owner's Winter Notebook

Here's how to prolong your trailer's life and prepare it for a harsh winter, while keeping it ready in case of an emergency.

Settle Your Cinchy Horse

Learn how to settle your cinchy horse for problem-free saddling with this technique from top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight.

Your Trailer: The Ride Inside

Seven ways you can control your trailer’s interior environment to enhance your horse’s safety and well-being.


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