Horse Riding Holidays in USA
Explore a land of cowboys and outlaws by heading to the United States. So vast that there are still plenty of wild areas to discover on horseback where you can find yourself immersed in life on the ranch. Head to Colorado for a horse riding holiday you won’t forget, staying at a traditional ranch in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. You will learn skills from seasoned wranglers and become part of a team. The best part is there is no requirement to be an expert rider to enjoy riding on the range and ranches cater for single travellers, groups and families so everyone is welcome.
Experience the magic of Montana where the rivers are cool, the air is crisp, and the sun feels good on your face. At 5000’ in elevation, Circle Bar Ranch hosts the best of Montana’s weather. The 520 acres sit at the base of the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest allowing guests to explore the mountains by horseback, fish for trout in cascading streams, hike to see the bountiful wildlife, or follow a mule train for overnight stays in a mountain cabin. There is enough time to do it all!
Take a step back in time at this working cattle guest ranch amid the rugged mountains and deserts of Arizona. This destination offers a true western experience; the ranch is set up like an 1800s frontier town and caters for riders of all levels with a variety of horses and trails. Children are welcome and evening entertainment is provided every night. The ideal trip for those who want to experience the western cowboy lifestyle as seen in the films! Riders can even ride into the local town of Tombstone and hitch up their horse to the local saloon.
Come and stay at a real working ranch. Lake Ranch covers 30,000 acres of the North-East region of Wyoming in the famous Black Hills, not far from Montana and South Dakota borders. The ranch has around 100 horses, 1200 cattle and an abundance of wildlife, including pronghorns, deers, raccoons, marmots, beavers and prairie dogs. Get stuck in with cattle work, visit local rodeos and enjoy trail rides in the vast wilderness surrounding the ranch.
Discover the Southwestern charm of Arizona and the saguaro-dotted deserts of Tucson at this family ranch in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains and neighbouring Saguaro NAtional Park.. Just 70 miles north of the Mexican border, this is a fabulous slice of the American West with a real frontier feel. With 3000 acres to explore and varied riding itineraries there is something to suit all levels at this friendly and welcoming ranch.
As well as riding there are tennis courts, swimming pools, hiking opportunities and rodeo demonstrations. Ideal for both families with children as well as single travellers the ranch is renowned for its warm welcome, Wild-West heritage, and the spectacular, unspoiled landscape of the Sonoran Desert.
For over 90 years this 600 acre family guest ranch has provided authentic western ranch holidays for all levels of rider. Nestled in its own private mountain valley in Colorado, the ranch promises an exciting week under the backdrop of big mountains and starry skies. Explore the vast Colorado backcountry on one of the Quarter horses crossing creeks, passing hot springs and climbing through the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The ranch suits adults and children alike and is considered a fantastic family destination where guests of any age and ability can enjoy ranch life, adult only weeks are also offered.
Western Horse Riding Holidays
Western riding can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities and it’s reach and influence is seen from the estancias of Argentina to the Wild West of America. You can even have a taste of Western riding closer to home on one of our trails in Dartmoor or Italy. The home of the cowboy is of course the USA and our week-long horse riding holiday in Colorado offers an unrivalled ranch experience with activities from riding and cattle work to river rafting,ziplining and fishing. There’s truly something for everyone to enjoy on one of our ranch holidays.