Category Archive for 'Blog'

People often ask us what sources we recommend for purchasing flights, how we handle long haul flights, should they rent a car for spending extra days and a myriad of other questions.  So with that in mind, I want to share some of the things we recommend (and also personally use) when planning our own […]

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When I was a kid (and even a young adult) you could go meet your out of town relatives and friends at the airport upon arrival – at the gate (gasp!).  Some of you (of a certain age) will recall how easy this was – you just walked into the airport and moseyed on down […]

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My grandmother used to always bemoan how fast time flies and the passing of the years and I could never understand – until the last few years. I have to laugh now – as both she and my mother are often right (but please don’t tell my mom I actually admitted it out loud). This […]

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What do you do when life gets in the way of your riding?  Sometimes it’s work, sometimes it’s illness, sometimes it’s family, sometimes it’s weather, sometimes it’s _______________ (fill in the blank).   And no matter what it is, it’s frustrating. I go through periods where I feel my riding is in “fits and spurts”.  I’ll […]

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gleneagles-jumping

Many of our clients are folks that are coming back to riding after a few years (or decades) off to raise families, establish their careers or due to injury and taking the time to heal properly.  As such, they often have some trepidation about signing up – the spirit is willing, but the small voice […]

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Old woman young woman

A picture is worth a thousand words, right?  Just like this one: I know, it’s not new to you all and I admit, when I first saw it, it was a lovely young woman looking off over her right shoulder, with a marvelous feathered hat – and I needed help to see the old woman […]

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Some of you know that Stacey recently returned from riding at our two ranches in Colorado, but we wanted to take a few minutes to share (or gush) about the trip. Stacey and four other ladies spent the third week of June relaxing and riding at the Bar N I Ranch in Stonewall, CO – […]

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Golf CCD

December 19? Really? I cannot figure out where this year has gone, it has completely slipped away with many great trips, a lot of laughs and a few tears. How did that happen?? First, I want to thank all of you – each one. To those that traveled this year, thank you for placing your trust in us to provide […]

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On a recent trip to sunny CA for an equestrian event, I had my bags packed, ate dinner early enough to get to bed at 9:30PM so that I could rise at 3:30AM leaving myself enough time to arrive at Laguradia Airport by 5:00AM for my flight.  Sound a little crazy?  Well, like you, I […]

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Well, you are in good company!  In North America alone there are over 23 million folks that own or ride horses on a regular basis.  And of those folks, about 80% travel either with their horses or to places that have horseback riding. Additionally, there are many folks that rode when they were younger and […]

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