And now for something entirely different, How about a few days of HISTORICAL TRAIL RIDING?! Butch Cassidy, Wyatt Earp, John Wayne…!






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Although I love Western Clothes and Tack and jewelry… I am not a Western Rider or a Western Wearer and I don’t own a Quarter Horses (yet)…

BUT, something about Western Heritage floats my boat.

I just love the feel of Western landscapes and Western decor!  Do you?

Well, that’s why I subscribe to a few Western magazines.  My favorite is AMERICAN COWBOY.  Do you get that magazine?

Anyway, while I was flipping through it last night (I try to read magazines before nodding off in bed but mostly I just nod off), I dog-eared this ad:

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Click to go to the site. No affiliation.

It might be a bit difficult for you to see here, but it showed average people having a great time riding where Comanche, Butch Cassidy, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp and John Wayne rode!

How fun would that be?!

So, I decided to check it out!

Click image to go to the site.

Click image to go to the site.

THE WEBSITE – BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPES!

OK, I’m no expert on this outfit and I’ve never ridden with them, but here is what I gathered from a decent skim of the website.

–You ride out every day to incredibly glorious locations far from anywhere – usually 4-5 days, depending upon orientation.

–They will match one of their horses to your skill

–Any skill level is accepted

–They have top wranglers

–It sure looks like everyone has fun

–You are encouraged to dress in period outfits – so for those of you who love that stuff, this is your chance!

–They provide sack lunches daily.

–At night, you stay in a nearby hotel of your choosing.  They do suggest certain hotels and block rooms, but that cost is not included.

–You provide your own dinner and bfast.

Gorgeous.

Gorgeous.

THE RIDES!

I got the impression that these folks are movie folks – or at least love the Old Westerns!  They reference movie locations for every ride.  Right up my alley!

1)  COMANCHE MOON – They even have an Indian Guide on this one!

This looked very "Indian Territory" to me.

This looked very “Indian Territory” to me.

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Beautiful

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Great history on those trails.

2)  GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY AND HORSEBACK RIDE – Butch Cassidy’s ride!

I love this one!

I love this one!

Gorgeous scenery!  My favorite type of locations.

Gorgeous scenery! My favorite type of locations.

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Here are the movie locations this ride is based upon.

3)  BILLY THE KID’S REGULATOR RIDE

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This one seems very ‘historical site’ driven.

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Interesting…

4)  Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride!  – I love me some old Western Town…!

Fun!

Fun!

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Wa-Hoooo

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Another interesting and historical ride!

5)  John Wayne’s Monument Valley Ride!  – This one looks AWESOME!

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So beautiful! And remote.

 

What an impressive setting!

What an impressive setting!

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If I went on this one, I’d watch these movies to get familiar with the location.

HOW FUN!!  IF YOU GO, LET ME KNOW!


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4 comments have been posted...

  1. dawndi Post author

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  2. Annie B

    Nice! So glad for everyone involved.
    I’m told I’m still a subscriber, but I no longer get your blog sent to my email. Wonder why??

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