elk mountain ranch colorado

You don’t have to be a cowboy to enjoy a dude ranch vacation. In fact, at the Elk Mountain Ranch near Buena Vista, Colorado, you don’t even have to go horseback riding if you don’t want to. As Colorado’s highest guest ranch at 9,600 feet above sea level, Elk Mountain Ranch sits at the end […]


Horsing Around on a Ranch in Uruguay

by Mary Jo Manzanares on April 27, 2011


“Always approach a horse from the left, never the right. Remember if you want them to stop you have to pull the reins.” It’s hard to forget our first lesson on saddling up and riding a horse gaucho style at Panagea ranch in Uruguay. Juan, the boss, was patience personified but a disciplinarian at the […]

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