Equestrian Vacations - Top ten ranches in the USA

 
Arizona

Rancho De La Osa Guest Ranch Resort 
Featured in HIP Hotels, Architectural Digest, Bon Appetit, Travel And Leisure, Gourmet Magazine, Outside Magazine, Marie France, and many others, Rancho De La Osa outside Tucson, Arizona offers a varied and aggressive horseback riding program and special horseback riding "Clinics On Demand" coupled with the elegance , cuisine, beauty, and amenities of a world renowned resort surrounded by the Sonoran Desert.

 

California

Redwood Coasts Riding Vacation
Redwood Coast Beach and Forest Horseback Riding Vacations are fully catered with truly wonderful meals. They include lodging at unique Bed & Breakfast Inns and Hotels, with horse riding every day, fine dining with choice California wines accompanying dinner each evening, entertainment on three evenings, hot tub spas five nights, snacks, beverages and lots of camaraderie.

 

Ricochet Ridge Ranch  
Training for distance riding, including trail, horse trials and 3-day eventing, endurance and competitive trail for novice through the very advanced rider, both English and Western. Ride fit horses on spectacular trails on the beach, through redwood forests and vast cattle ranches, with lodging at unique B&B's and hotels. Join others on a Redwood Coast Riding Vacation, complete with hot tub spas, entertainment, meals and fine wines, or book a custom vacation or seminar, with as much or as little sport horse training as suits you.

 

Colorado

Angel Ridge Ranch 
Angel Ridge Ranch is a horseback riding retreat for everyone from the most serious horseman to the weekend enthusiast! With experienced trainers available for instruction ...whatever your level, or desire to learn. School over our new cross-country jump course, warm up in our 2 arenas, or simply ride directly from the property over endless miles of breathtaking trails. Onsite accommodations for both you and your horse. An equestrian vacation getaway catered with you in mind!

 

C Lazy U Ranch 
C Lazy U Ranch is The Premier Guest Ranch Experience Since 1946. One thing hasn’t changed since way back in ‘46. The friendly atmosphere of a real working ranch committed to offering its guests a warm welcome at all times, a unique home away from home and above all, the happiest vacation experience ever for the whole family. Many guests return year after year and have become part of the C Lazy U family. Located just 90 minutes from Denver, Colorado, C Lazy U prides itself on providing a high level of personalized service, first-class amenities, expertly prepared meals which span from casual to elegant fare, and upscale Western-style accommodations – surrounded by 8,000 acres of breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery. The ranch offers winter and summer activities, professional horsemanship programs, horsemanship clinics enriching children’s programs and premier wedding, meeting and conference facilities.

 

Dunton Hot Springs is an exclusive resort with horseback riding deep in the San Juan Range of the Colorado Rockies. The perfectly restored ghost town thrives on contradictions; hand-hewn log cabins exquisitely furnished, a life-worn saloon serving food of startling quality, lung torturing trails followed by pampering massages, sensuous hot springs beneath shimmering snow banks. Devoid of cell phones, the romantic old town provides high speed wireless internet access and video conferencing to the distant sound of a tumbling waterfall rather than a hissing city street.

 

Florida

Grand Cypress Resort Equestrian Center
The Grand Cypress Equestrian Center in Orlando, Florida, features well-schooled horses and professional, caring trainers. Instruction offered in a supervised and safe environment for all skill levels in dressage, hunt seat, combined training, and jumping. Young Junior lessons also available for riders ages 3-7. Recreational riders can experience Florida horseback riding with trail rides or pony rides for the kids starting at just $10. Visit the Tack & Gift Shop, where you'll find a wide variety of professional-quality equestrian equipment and unique gifts to suit your every equestrian need.

 

Hawaii

The Lodge and Beach Village at Molokai Ranch 
Hawaii's second largest ranch, with 65,000 acres on The Friendly Isle. Founded over a century ago by the Cooke family, its vision is to create quality recreational experiences that showcase Molokai's natural environment and culture. The riding program lets you experience this natural beauty on horseback. Offering a combination of luxury and adventure, visitors choose from two distinct lodging options.

 

Indiana

Beginners start in a western saddle and graduate to English when balanced and have a good seat. Facilities include two barns, indoor and outdoor arenas, riding trails and a short cross country course. Guests stay at the Lodge or Cottages. Tuition includes room, meals and instruction. There are two horseback riding sessions daily, and evening activities including go-carts, drive-in movie, miniature golf, swimming and other fun activities.

 

New Mexico

Pecos Wilderness Pack Trips for Trail Riding, Camping, Fishing, Photography, and more. Horses, camp, meals, gear, all furnished.

 

Ohio

With just 25 luxurious suites, Walden Country Inn & Stables outside Cleveland, Ohio is the perfect hideaway for relaxing getaways, timeless weddings and executive retreats. The elegantly proportioned buildings surround a 175-year-old barn and silo located on 32 acres, and horses roaming in the pasture provide the drama of strength, color, and majesty. Dramatic glass walls bring in natural light and contrast with the traditional farmhouse feel of the buildings. Guests enjoy a host of recreational activities, including horseback riding, plus world-class dining, unobtrusive service and a wealth of meeting space.

 

Oregon

Historic working cattle ranch. Sunset trail rides, cookouts, flyfishing, scenic horseback rides, greenhouse and garden, scrumptious meals, large clean rooms, and friendly people. Horse hotel. Dude ranch and bed and breakfast.

 

Pennsylvania

Horseback Riders at the beautiful all season Mountain Laurel Resort & Spa can enjoy the local habitat and wildlife of the Pocono Mountains in northeast Pennsylvania on Belgians, Percherons and other horses at a relaxing walk or trot. Reservations recommended.

 

Texas

Colbert Ranch is located in Bertram, Texas, just an hour from Austin, and minutes from Burnet, Marble Falls, Kingsland and other hill country destinations. 250 beautiful hill country acres where guests experience horseback riding, the South San Gabriel River, majestic live oak trees, wildlife and the peace and quite of country living. Although Horseback riding is the focus, Colbert Ranch is available for special events including birthdays, corporate outings, weddings and more!

 

Spiritual retreats and seminars with horses for individuals who like to venture inward and experience the great mystery of life. Participants are taught to work with horses for human development and transformation.