Horseback Riding Vacations

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

 

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Photo Contest 2012

Finalist

Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride

Photo by Marcie Shaw

 

 

 

 


Wyatt Earp's Vendetta Ride 2010 - 005Horseback riding in Tombstone, AZ - Wyatt Earp's Vendetta Ride 2010 - 030The State of Arizona sanctions

Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride

an

Official Centennial Event

2011 / 2012

 


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“Reader’s Choice Award”

Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride

2011

Best Horse Trail Ride Out West

 

 

 

 

 


Horseback riding in Tombstone, ArizonaHistoric Old West Horseback Rides - 2010 True West Best of the West AwardTrue West magazine

Great American Adventures

2010

Best of the West Tour Company

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Historic Old West Horseback Rides - True West magazine AwardTrue West magazine

Custer’s Ride to Glory

2009

Best of the West Tour Company

 

 

 

 

 

 


WRITING AWARDS

 

Steve Shaw-2013-Grand-Prize-Winner-Book-Awards

Steve Shaw-2011-Second-Place-Winner-Book-Awards

Steve Shaw-2010-Grand-Prize-Winner-Book-Awards

Steve-Shaw-Beyond the Rio Grande Finalist---Novel-Adventure-or-Drama-Book-Award


MAGAZINE RECOGNITION

21. Cowboy & Indians magazine, July 2016 issue, Summer Travel Issue, p. 40:

Article in “Open Range” section entitled “Ride Back in Time.”

20. Cowboys & Indians magazine, May/June 2016 “Best of the West” issue, p. 125. 

Great American Adventures is Number 2 out of 10 “Equitrek Around the World.”

19. Cowboys & Indians magazine, July 2014 Summer Travel Issue, pgs. 43-44;  

Article in their “Open Range” section with color photo.

18. Western Shooting Horse magazine, June-July 2014 issue, pgs. 48-52;  

Five-page article on Steve & Marcie Shaw & Great American Adventures’ Historic Old West Horseback Rides.

Includes full spread group photo from John Wayne’s Monument Valley Ride, photo of us and from Vendetta Ride.

17. American Cowboy magazine, John Wayne Collector’s Edition, June 2014, p. 38;

Article on “John Wayne’s Monument Valley Ride.”

Note the outstanding, full page, color ad for GAA on page 2!

16. American Cowboy magazine, Legends – Outlaws & Lawmen, 2013 Collector’s Edition, p. 55;

Highlights “Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride” as one of Five Great Outlaw Trail Rides.

Note the outstanding, full page, color ad for GAA on page 1!!

15. American Cowboy magazine, April/May 2013, issue, p.77;

Mentions Great American Adventures’ horseback ride in Sicily, “The Ride with No Name”

14. American Cowboy magazine, Legends of Western Cinema, 2012 Collector’s Edition, p. 84;

Spotlights Great American Adventures

13. Horse & Rider magazine, August 2011 issue, p. 59;

Names Billy the Kid’s Regulator Ride and Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride as two of their Top 50 Great Events /

And two of four Top Trail Rides in the United States.

12. Ranch & Reata online magazine, June/July 2011, p. 48-51;

Highlights Butch Cassidy’s Hole-in-the-Wall Ride, with five color photos

11. American Cowboy magazine, June/July 2011 issue, p. 4;

Lists Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride with color photo

Read subscriber’s comment, American Cowboy Mailbag – June/July 2011 issue, page 25.

10. Horse & Rider magazine, February 2011 issue, p. 48;

Names Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride in their Top 50 Great Escapes

  9. Arizona sanctions Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride as an Official Centennial Event – February, 2011.

  8. True West magazine, March 2011 issue, pages 72 – 73;

Read Darley Newman’s (of TV’s Equitrekking) story, “Making History on Horseback”

  7. Listen to Great American Adventures’ Global Radio Spot: Click Here – launched February 2011.

  6. True West magazine, “Best Horse Trail Ride Out West for 2011”

“Reader’s Choice Award” goes to… Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride.

  5. American Cowboy magazine, June/July 2010 issue, p. 35;

Feature article on Butch Cassidy’s Hole-in-the-Wall Ride

  4. True West magazine’s “Best of the West” Tour Company Award for 2009 & 2010.

  3. True West magazine, June 2009 issue, last page;

Read the interview with Steve & Marcie Shaw: “What History Taught Me”

  2. True West magazine, June 2009 Cover Shot by Marcie Shaw, taken during June 2008 Custer’s Ride to Glory.

  1. True West magazine’s Bob Boze Bell reviews my novel, “Beyond the Rio Grande,” September 2007 issue, p. 8.

 

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