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​Ride and recharge at one of Ranch Rider's top ten wellbeing ranches.  From eco-experiences where you will be inspired to heal yourself and the planet, through to wild yoga and exhilarating horseback rides powered by Mother Nature, the tour operator's handpicked ranches will leave you feeling energized and ready to tackle life’s challenges head on.

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Montana’s 30,000-acre Triple Creek Resort Ranch has mastered the fine art of healthy holiday hedonism by mixing tailormade ‘adult only’ adventures

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Riding holidays in North America's West are often life changing. For Tony Daly, managing director of Ranch Rider, a week spent at Arizona’s Tanque Verde Resort Ranch fostered a switch of careers from accountant to tour operator. Still very much set in the West and offering over 60 handpicked ranches in North America, the riding holiday specialist recently celebrated 20 years on the trail.

Commented Daly, "When you ride out West, you have the chance to experience a completely different lifestyle a

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What Do You Do on a Dude Ranch?

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What Do You Do on a Dude Ranch?

When 180 horses’ hooves pounded the ground a few feet from me, manes flaring and breaths misting ghost-like, this city boy was transfixed.

It was the 5:30 morning roundup at the C Lazy U Ranch in Granby, Colorado, up in the snow-capped Rocky Mountains.

The whinnying echoed in the nearby corrals as we walked the short distance to the campfire and joined the handful of early risers around the big enamel coffee pot, watching the sun burn off the mist.

I’ve always wond
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