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The Best Ranches in the World

Few institutions are considered as authentically all-American as the ranch. Big skies, wranglers and the Wild West hold hallowed positions in U.S. lore. But around the planet you can find countries with long-standing traditions of busting broncos, herding cattle and shearing sheep. From gauchos who shout out hearty holas in the shadow of the Pampas to gardians who holler welcoming bonjours in the Camargue, the cowboy (and gal) life is one without borders. Featuring cattle drives, star-kissed campfires and even luxurious spa treatments, our selection of international guest ranches has been compiled for cowpokes with wanderlust in their hearts.

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