Horse Podcast Ep 183: Montana – Big Sky Country

Montana or better known as Big Sky Country is a destination you want to add to your horseback riding bucket list.  Montana the fourth largest state by land location is home to some of the best backcountry horse riding you will find. If you want to be a cowgirl for a day, a weekend, or even an entire week, there are working ranch holidays all over the state. Give your hand at roping, maybe even branding on an authentic dude ranch. Montana has something for everyone, horseback riding, fishing,  soaking in hot springs, all with an amazing backdrop of scenery.

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Of the many ways to explore Montana, horseback riding is the most traditional. Whether you are looking for a full on working ranch vacation or just an afternoon of trail riding, there are countless option for adventures on horseback. Montana is cowboy and cowgirl country with ranches being essential to the west;s rich history and culture. Visitors can experience the cowboy way without sacrificing the comforts of first class lodging. Guest ranches all over the state offer a variety of activities and give a first hand look at what it means to work on a ranch.

Host today:

Heather (Canada)

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  • Ropin, Riding and Branding
  • Dude ranches
  • Backcountry food and accommodations

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