Horsing Around at Redding Rodeo

June 24th, 2015|

Good, clean fun is what Melissa Mallory of Redding, California calls the Redding Rodeo. Now in its 67th year, this annual equestrian event offers everything from bareback riding to Budweiser Clydesdale horses, mutton busting and Asphalt Cowboys.

What’s mutton busting you might ask? Children, ranging in ages from six to seven years old, ride the back […]

Molokai Stampede

October 22nd, 2014|

It was on a horseback riding vacation in Lanai, Hawaii that I first learned of the Molokai Stampede. My Lanai riding guide, Cody Bradford, was wearing beautiful custom-made western chaps tanned from the hides of axis deer, unique to the Hawaiian islands of Lanai and Molokai. In his office I spied a hand tooled leather […]

Cody Stampede comes to Wyoming July 4

March 14th, 2012|

Discover your inner cowboy or cowgirl at Cody Stampede

Whether your favorite TV show was Gun Smoke, Mister Ed the talking horse or Little House on the Prairie, you probably liked playing cowboys and Indians as a kid.  Now is your chance to go on a horseback riding vacation to Cody, Wyoming and re-create those memories […]

A Rodeo Horseback Riding Vacation, Sisters, Oregon

February 17th, 2010|

As the gorgeous rodeo cowgirls circle the arena at full gallop, blonde hair and flags flying in the wind, the National Anthem blares over the PA systems. Cowboys, young and old, hold their cowboy hats in front of their chests and young mothers with babes in their arms sing along. It is a hot June day […]