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There is no better place in which to snap autumn's kaleidoscope of colours than the USA and Canada. At this time of year, its larger-than-life landscapes bathe in a sea of fiery reds, brilliant oranges and shimmering golds, and there are plenty more options than New England. Best of all, you can take in these spellbinding 360-degree views from the saddle. Leading riding holiday specialist Ranch Rider has selected seven properties (the list includes working, guest, dude, and re

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5 Fabulous Once-In-A-Lifetime Riding Holidays

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As destinations continue to relax their COVID restrictions, we are rediscovering our freedom and travelling more. Once-in-a lifetime, bucket list experiences are no longer on wish lists, they are the norm, but our will to see the world is tempered with an awareness of travel's negative impact. The pandemic was an awakening. Offering handpicked riding holidays, specialist tour operator Ranch Rider has rounded up five dream horseback adventures that align with our new-found consciousness. The li

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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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More and more parents are realising the value of a digital detox. A chance to uplug from our interconnected world and get back in touch with nature, these holidays are also a win win when it comes to spending quality time with the kids. Ranch stays offer unrivalled opportunities to live life in the slow lane, cattle drives, team penning, teepee camp outs and guest rodeos ideal for families who want to follow the rhythm of the herds. Tour operator, Ranch Rider has rounded up a list of six fun wee

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