Mark Bedor

Wyoming's Vee Bar Ranch
West of Laramie, this ranch is the antidote to modern life.
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Horseback: Sand Hills of Nebraska
The 1 + 1 Ranch welcomes guests, but only if they can cowboy up.
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The Greatest: True Accounts of the Old West
For insight into authentic cowboy culture, these five reads offer true accounts of the Old West. They''re musts for the cowboy library.
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Horseback: The Grand Tour
America may lack Europe’s cathedrals and castles, but we have the Grand Canyon.
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3 Days in Red Lodge, Mont.
This scenic small town rocks in a big way over the Fourth of July.
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Horseback Washington State
Learn military-grade horsepacking skills in the North Cascade foothills.
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The Best Ranch Vacations of the West
Not just for dudes any more, the modern-day guest ranch puts you to work. Stays are akin to wrangler apprenticeships. And though we all know that food tastes better after a day on the trail, what cowboy doesn’t appreciate a chef-prepared meal—or a hot tub, for that matter? Here are 23 of our favorite ranches from across the West and beyond.
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Horseback Wyoming
Ride the Continental Divide Trail through the Wind River Range for high-altitude adventure.
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Herd cattle with a whip
Florida''s "cracker cowhunters" make use of an essential tool of the trade.
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Saddle Up with Stamey
Even if you’re a million miles away from the American West, you can still get there for a few minutes by popping in a Dave Stamey CD.
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Get in on the Action: Become a Real Hand
Gunsel Horse Adventures - Rapid City, S.D
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