You can make it happen—the dream of owning your own ranch. But you’ve got to move things beyond the dreaming phase, and you can do it with the help of ranch real estate experts. Recently, we profiled Gregory Fay, partner in Fay Ranches, Inc. Now, with their permission, we’re sharing tidbits from the Fay Ranches [...]
If you aren’t following Ranchweb on Facebook, you just don’t know what you’re missing. It ranges from the sublime (lovely photography of horses and other ranch themes) to the silly. Sometimes, you’ll find info that is downright fascinating.
For example, we asked recently on Facebook: Do horses ever get allergies? We got some interesting replies:
Anne R [...]
The Key to TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards: Invisible luxury
It’s a new trend in hospitality, luxury you can’t see but certainly feel. It’s a mix of tangible and intangible, visible and invisible at the same time, a rare quality that has brought repeated awards to Echo Valley Ranch & Spa. Recently, the ranch garnered Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards: [...]
It’s a gorgeous Montana day when I find myself talking to Ever Charles of Fay Ranches, Inc. based in Bozeman. Though I’ve never thought of owning a ranch in the Rockies, this is the kind of crisp, blue-sky day when that kind of thought could cross the mind of even a city kid like me.
For a real dose of Old West tradition, rodeos are a true reality check. They’re a transformation of some of the real, back-breaking work that takes place on a ranch—roping calves, taming bulls—and sometimes the cowboy comes out the worse for wear.
But the contest between man and bucking bronc is always breathtaking (and a bargain [...]
I admit I was intrigued when I saw this on the website for Pennsylvania’s Malibu Dude Ranch:
“Think you’ve got what it takes to be the next rodeo star?? Sign up for one of our speed events and compete against other guests during our guest participation rodeos, held during major 3-day holiday weekends.
I knew the ranch [...]
TIPS FROM THE RANCHERS
If you haven’t stopped by the Ranchweb Facebook page lately, give it a try. You’ll connect with some awesome people and enjoy their exchanges. They’re moms, dads, kids, ranch owners, horse lovers and lovers of all things Western, from Patsy Cline to polo.
Our Facebook fans are thoughtful, funny, philosophical, kind, upbeat, and [...]
TIPS FROM THE RANCHERS
A relaxing yoga session sounds great anytime, but it’s even better in a setting as lovely and peaceful as a dude ranch. And since horsemanship is at the crux of Colorado’s C Lazy U Ranch experience, C Lazy U is offering for the second year its unique combination: A yoga and riding program. It’s [...]
We were pleased to see Ed Wetschler’s story today on Gene Kilgore in Everett Potter’s Travel Report.
As Wetschler puts it “There are more experts on spas, cruises, and ski resorts than stars in the heavens, but when it comes to dude ranches, Gene Kilgore is the expert, a star in his own right. Kilgore dropped [...]
SMART RANCH TRAVELER
At the recent Dude Ranchers’ Association Annual Convention in Cody, Wyoming, one of the keynote speakers was Nancy Schretter (at left), Managing Editor of The Family Travel Network. That’s the award-winning family travel site featured on the The Today Show, CNN, America Online, Parents Magazine and in USA Today.
Ranchweb’s own Gene Kilgore attended [...]