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Where You Can Ride With Us!

Rides & Events

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Welcome to Best of America by Horseback - America's Premier Equine Travel Television Show! Join hosts Del & Shavawn Shields as they showcase the most breathtaking riding destinations across the United States. From the mountains of Montana, to the beaches of Florida, we'll take you on a journey to experience the best horseback riding that America has to offer. Our mission is to promote equine tourism and riding destinations, while providing an entertaining and informative viewing experience for our audience. Tune in to RFD-TV & The Cowboy Channel to catch our latest episodes and discover your next adventure on horseback!

Del & Shavawn Shields have been traveling the country for over 20 years, exploring the best riding destinations and meeting fellow horse enthusiasts along the way. Their passion for horses and adventure is what inspired them to create Best of America by Horseback, and they continue to share that passion with viewers across the nation.Whether you're an experienced rider or just starting out, join us as we discover the beauty of America by horseback!

2024 Ride Schedule

Where you can ride with us!

April 5-8  Parrie Haynes Ranch, Killeen, Texas - RIDE IS FULL

This will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to ride your horse with us on a full Solar Eclipse which

will be in the direct path of the event. Spots are already filling up, so hurry and get in on this amazing 

opportunity. This is in itself, an amazing and beautiful ride location which is very popular to trail riders

and other outdoor enthusiasts. It offers lots of recreational opportunities. Check out their website and

come join us. There is lots of room, but this one is filling up fast.

April 12-14  Cedar Lake - La Flore County, Oklahoma - RIDE IS FULL

We are excited to ride in this beautiful area of Oklahoma. We will help (OETRA) Oklahoma Equestrian Trail Riders Association celebrate 50 years of riding together. This location hosts a large campground with RV Hookups and water, plus lots of primitive sites. The trails are varied from mountain trails to flat. This is a popular location in Oklahoma to ride and camp. Don't miss the beauty and the experience of joining us for this one. (Filling up fast - Call soon)

May 10-12  Six RS Ranch - Oakwood, Texas  

Very excited to be riding this beautiful part of Texas of Texas on this wonderful privately owned family Ranch. This ranch is host to many group rides and brings riders from all over. There is some lodging for those who do not own living quarter trailers but still wish to stay and ride. Don't miss this opening to experience, terrific trails, scenery and down home family fun with this family of Ranchers. (Dorris Ann and family are very excited with the group already signed up, but there is some room still available)

May 22-26  Hell Canyon Horse Camp -  Custer, SD. RIDE IS FULL

This will be our second time to visit Paul and Lisa at their beautiful horse camp and get to ride and experience the beloved Black Hills of South Dakota. We will do three days of riding and exploring the historic back country trails of the area. There is lots of shopping and tourism opportunities within minutes of the camp.  (A few spots still available, plus cabins.)

June 7-9 High Trail Ranch Ride  -  Humboldt, KS

Grab your horse and saddle up for a special RFD-TV episode being filmed at Del and Shevawn's High Trail Ranch! We have planned an unforgettable weekend filled with cattle sorting, trail obstacles, scenic rides, and a Saturday night cowboy concert.


June 19  Tarrywile Park, Danbury CT.

Join us for a thrilling day ride with Best of America by Horseback at Tarrywile Park, Danbury, CT. Experience the beauty of winding trails, lush forests, and tranquil meadows. Bond with your horse and fellow riders as you explore the natural surroundings. Sign up now to enjoy nature with us! Day Ride. Limited space available.

June 21-23  Blueberry Barrens -  Central Maine 

Plan your vacation destination visiting the coastal towns of Maine! We will be riding the gorgeous landscape and soaking up the vast panoramic views! This will be an opportunity to enjoy horseback

riding and seafood dining in the same area. Make this a vacation opportunity and create some life-long memories in doing so.(We cannot wait to experience this beautiful country and all the area amenities)

Sept 13-15 River Valley Horse Camp - Farmington, Iowa

Join Del, Shevawn and Best of America by Horseback for a return ride at well-loved location. The River Valley Horse Camp has so many various and wonderful things to enjoy to make this a prime riding destination. They feature really nice trails, a new covered arena, a beautiful dining hall, and a campground that is clean and well designed in a beautiful setting. They also offer a variety of lodging options for those coming without a living quarter’s horse trailer. Whether you ride or whether you don't, come join us at this amazing ride destination.

September 20-22  Brushy Creek Lodge and Resort - Black, Missouri


Friends, we are so excited to be here at this monumental mark in the journey of BOABH.

We are looking forward to celebrating with friends with whom we have ridden throughout these years of

traveling and being on RFD TV. George and JoAnn of Brushy Creek have graciously offered their beautiful location for this celebration event. They offer RV Hookups / Primitive camping and Cabins. This will be an amazing weekend you won't want to miss. We will be riding the trails, enjoying a live band, lots of outdoor activities during the day and a Saturday night banquet with guest speakers you will want to hear from.

October 4-6   East Fork Stables - Jamestown, TN. 

For those who have ever ridden at East Fork Stables knows what an amazing place this is. The new management has been very busy clearing new trails  and opened up more overlooks to the beautiful Gorge which embraces the trails. We are very excited to return and make this a part of our 20th season location highlights. (As we will be sharing the campground, you will need to sign up early to secure a good camping location.) But there are lots of beautiful camping spots with hookups at this location. Beautiful cabins are also available to rent for the weekend for those without living quarter trailers. 

Oct 18-20 Hill Country State Natural Area - Bandera, Texas

Coming Soon - Date Pending!

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Del and Shevawn Shields Hosts of Best of America by Horseback
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